A SOUTHAMPTON woman is set to put her miniature-making skills to the test as part of a new TV series.

Beth Krum is due to take part in a new competition series presented by Sandi Toksvig that puts the miniature-making skills of 10 amateur crafters from across Britain to the test.

The Great Big Tiny Design Challenge will launch on More4 on Sunday, March 27, at 9pm.

One of the 10 crafters is 50-year-old Beth, who lives in Southampton.

Beth grew up in North London before she moved to Farce where she lived for 15 years teaching English.

Beth now works as a magistrate as well as being a mum to three adult children and a step-mum to her partner’s three grown-up children.

Beth said she loves spending as much time as she can in her garden house turned miniature workshop, where she enjoys creating to her heart's content.

She said: "I always have my mini-head on. I’m always looking at things and thinking how can I make that miniature?”

Over eight episodes, the crafters must transform a derelict mini-mansion into the ultimate fantasy house.

Dreaming big but building small, our mini makers work in teams to tackle the house room by room, with each room having to be fully furnished in a different and stunning interior design theme from history, from Regency to Art Deco.

Whether it be tiny tables, toilets, curtains or food, all of the contents made for the house must be shrunk down to a twelfth of their usual size.

World-record holding micro-sculptor Dr Willard Wigan MBE and interior design guru Laura Jackson are tasked with judging the results, whittling the miniaturists down room by room, week by week.

Only when the mini mansion is complete can one person be crowned champion of the Great Big Tiny Design Challenge.

Miniature enthusiast Sandi Toksvig oversees all the action, seeing the work up close and personal as she shrinks down to take a tiny tour of the finished rooms.

Sandi also visits some of Britain’s fanciest homes as she takes in over 500 years of incredible interior design in all its life-sized glory.