Diminutive design: Ruth McCready uses innovative materials to furnish her collection of dollhouses
Published 11/08/2008, Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON — When Ruth McCready looks at a fancy earring, she sees a chandelier, or perhaps a petite basket of fruit. If she has occasion to stay overnight in a hotel, she might take a picture of the carpet, hoping to duplicate the pattern in miniature. Before she discards an empty tube of toothpaste, Ruth salvages the top, knowing she can use it as a tiny flower pot.Word count: 865
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