Tiny Buildings: Sculpture by Laurie Poast

As someone foregoing a summer vacation in order to save up for a few home improvements, these delicate clay buildings by Amsterdam-based American artist Laurie Poast are the lovely reminder of far-off travels real or (in my case) only imagined.

From several-hundred-year-old windmills on Greek islands to French country farms to Dutch row houses, the tiny sculptures recall almost magical European landscapes — certainly a welcome view on any mantle top. Poast sells her handmade miniature buildings in her Etsy Shop, ARTISANIEeurope.

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