Thanks to everyone who voted for the Organ Grinder Monkey in the Plushteam’s Steampunk challenge. Alas, I did not win, though I think I came in second, which is no small feat considering the competition! The most deserving winner of the gadget category was Becky Gould of Scrumptious Delight, and her amazing blimp. You can … More Click.

Making Headlines

PterodactylPants has been creating quite a stir lately. What started as teeny ripples in the world wide web have become huge waves! 1. My beloved Etsy has featured one of my Maggots in a blog showcase recently. You can read the article here, entitled Keep it Weird, Etsy!: Animal Instinct. (Fitting, right?) Scroll down the … More Making Headlines


As in, the clock is ticking on this most excellent Haiku Contest! Here is a little taste of the Pink Puddle Jumper before she was. Get those haikus in now! You have until Monday night, January 12th, 7 pm Central time. Good lucK!

Haiku It!

Ok, people. We need to rally and make this the best turnout for the monthly Haiku Contest EVER. Tell your friends! Meet the Pink Puddle Jumper: She’s pink, and she has huge feet, and no arms to speak of. Puddle jumping is her divine calling! I know it’s a little girly – but even if … More Haiku It!

Drumroll . . .

And the winner is Vadim! (Although I know that is not your real name) With this slimy haiku: Squeeze me and I’ll lick your face. Healthy, slimy love. But I’m not a dog! Thanks to everyone who wrote such amazing haikus! (That means you: Jeannie, SMS, Vadim, Tom, Morgen, Adam, and Sarah!) If you entered … More Drumroll . . .

Windy Crafting

I have been accepted into the Depart-Ment Holiday Show! holiday show hours friday, december 5: 7-11p opening saturday + sunday, december 6 + 7: 11a-5p at AV-aerie 2000 w. fulton (at damen), suite 310 (3rd floor), chicago If you find yourself in Chicago that weekend and shopping for holiday goodies, come on out and buy … More Windy Crafting

The Salubrious Slug

Yes! It’s back! Welcome to the Second Monthly PterodactylPants Haiku Contest! Meet the Salubrious Slug: sa * lu * bri * ous – favorable to or promoting health; healthful: Excuse the vocabulary word – I’m studying for the GRE and I love the way this one sounds. Does this slug promote health and well-being? Sure … More The Salubrious Slug

The Haiku Haiku

Hello, plush loving friends! I have been overjoyed at the entries you guys have submitted to the haiku contest – they have made me smile every day for the past week! Thank you to Judy K, Dasi, Kristen, Amon, Sarah, Morgen, Austin, Jeannie, Tom, Luke, Gustav, and many others whose names, I’m fairly sure, have … More The Haiku Haiku