In a Nutshell Miniatures

Dollhouses and Miniatures in Mount Dora, FL

OutsideWelcome to In A Nutshell Miniatures, a full-line retail dollhouse and miniature store located in historic downtown in Mt. Dora, FL.

Some of the items we carry are: well-stocked lumberyard, electrical supplies including light fixtures, wallpaper from several different manufacturers, assortment of flooring, furniture and furniture kits, accessories and more. If you are looking for something and don’t find it, please contact us and we will be glad to help you.

We offer custom made orders for furniture, food items, accessories and replications – just let us know what you need.

We have a “mini” club that meets at the store on a regular basis. Our club project for 2014 received 12 ribbons at the 2014 Lake County Fair. (Click here to see a picture of the town project).  Every year, we work on various projects to be put on exhibit at the fair every Spring to keep up the awareness of the hobby.

The Fall Open House to preview the new class projects is being held on Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 11, regular store hours. Let us know if there is something you like or if you have an idea for a future project. There are 3 class sessions throughout the year.

We have acquired the Bunka rug kits that were designed by Linda Raih. If you have not done one or want more information, please contact us. There is also a catalog available showing the different kits. Let us know if you would like a copy.

We have pens and other wood items that are hand-made by my husband, Steve – ballpoint, rollerball and fountain pens, made from various materials, as well as ice cream scoops, detachable key rings, letter openers and much more. To see his collection, please visit the store. Custom orders are also available, including engraving. 

All major credit cards are accepted, both in the store and on the website.

Address and phone number are: 139 E. 4th Avenue, Mt. Dora; 352-735-6140

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Store Hours Are:

Monday to Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday: 12 noon to 5 pm

            In addition to miniatures, we carry Jim Shore collectibles, china teasets for little girls, Raggedy Ann and Andy, and models.


Pen Combo