Meet the Artist

Erika is a creative soul with a passion for miniatures. She has always been drawn to the small things in life, and she loves to use her creativity to bring them to life.

Erika’s love of miniatures began in 2016, when she decided to learn needle felting. Needle felting is a sculpture technique that uses wool and other fibers to create small, detailed objects. Erika was immediately hooked on the process, and she quickly began creating adorable little mice. Many of her mice were cooking-related characters, and she soon started selling them online under the name Gourmet Fuzzies.

As Erika’s business grew, she began to explore other materials, such as polymer clay. Polymer clay is a type of modeling clay that can be baked to harden.

Erika loved the versatility of polymer clay, and she soon began creating all sorts of miniature food items, such as cakes, pies, and pastries.

Erika’s miniatures are incredibly detailed and realistic. She takes great pride in her work, and she loves the challenge of creating something so small and intricate. Her miniatures are a testament to her creativity and her passion for the small things in life.

In addition to her love of miniatures, Erika is also a classically trained violinist and pianist. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in visual journalism, and she loves to cook. She is always excited to learn new hobbies and crafts, and she is always looking for new ways to express her creativity.

Erika has had the honor of being interviewed and featured in popular publications for miniaturists and is also a member of IGMA and NAME.

The Petite Provisions Co. – Est. 2016

The Petite Provisions Co. is a small woman-owned business that specializes in handmade dollhouse miniatures in 1:12 scale. We offer a wide variety of miniatures, including food, decorations, and accessories. Our miniatures are all handmade in the USA using high-quality materials. We take pride in our craftsmanship and attention to detail.

We offer a wide variety of miniatures to choose from, so you’re sure to find the perfect ones for your dollhouse. Our food miniatures are incredibly realistic, and our decorations are sure to add a touch of whimsy to your dollhouse.

We know that you’re looking for high-quality, handmade dollhouse miniatures, and we also offer a variety of custom services. If you can’t find the perfect miniature for your dollhouse, we can create it for you.

We hope you’ll visit The Petite Provisions Co. and see for yourself why we’re the best source for high-quality, handmade dollhouse miniatures.

Erika Pitera at work in her studio at The Petite Provisions Co.

Erika at work in her home-based miniature studio in Saint Cloud, Florida.


As Seen In

See more of Erika’s work featured in American Miniaturist, DollsHouse & Miniature Scene, and Dollshouse World magazines and SquintBox!

Read 5 Star Reviews From Delighted Customers


The “Team”

Erika lives in Saint Cloud, Florida, with her husband Tom and a motley crew of two adorably stubborn dachshunds and three delightfully mischievous cats. They own a pet photography business, as well.

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