Looking for token of your love to bestow upon someone who makes you smile? It is that time of year, afterall. Check out this awesome gift guide from the Plush Team, featuring the Hug in Pink from yours truly. Click through for more details on the individual pieces.
Get it? My ring is there for size reference. Naturally, the Rein Drop is very small. With a fluffy white tail. Did you know that reindeer (or Caribou) belong to the only species of deer in which the females grow antlers, too, and not only the males? Rock on, lady reindeer! A Wintry Haiku: On … More Rein Drop
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.
There have been many famous munchers throughout history. Back in the 80’s and 90’s we had this guy: And this guy’s been around since 1900: And today I introduce this guy: He’s made of luscious wool (a birthday present from my wonderful friends) in sophisticated green and gold plaids. His fuzzy lips are actually secret … More The Wooly Muncher
Well, the Plushteam rocked San Mateo’s Maker Faire this past weekend. I sent a bushel of baby corn and some mini maggots to represent the windy city amongst the team’s amazing plush pieces. Check it out: Here’s a screen shot of a Gigapan of the team’s setup at the Faire. (What’s a Gigapan, right? I … More We Conquered.
There’s always a good reason to give. Thankfully, I have my beloved Plushteam to remind me of this. This month’s team project has been to donate plush to the Mothers Matter Project, a part of the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation. The foundation assembles and distributes tons of baskets of necessary items to Mothers in hospitals, … More Mothers Matter
Here’s a shout out to a fellow Plushteamer, friend, and a real Plush Maven – Felicia of FluffyFlowers fame! She is the proud owner of one of my mini maggots, and as her creativity knows no bounds, she has concocted a heartwarming little story about him! The super-crrepy-and-amazingly-awesome monster plush is from JunkerJane. I know … More Shout Out!
This month’s Plushteam challenge is in honor of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. While I myself was not alive in 1969, I was not at a loss for inspiration. I combed the inter-nets for photos, and was particularly inspired by those of the free-loving, mud-spattered, often bare-skinned attendees. So I made a pair of my … More The Lovers
To my delight, I have recently been commissioned to create a Mega-Plush-XBox-Controller. Making this has been a challenge and a BLAST. I had to tackle the tricky 3d design of the body, and then I had to devise the best method of adding all the intricate details. For example: And And perhaps the trickiest: And … More Input Device Interface
I am proud to announce my addition to the Plushteam’s $5 Mini Plush Monday Event! Since I made these pieces for this very special promo event, their price is unprecedented and only available for a limited time. It’s a STEAL, people, don’t miss out! Much like my Mini-Escapes, these guys are teeny (about 5″ tall) … More Mini Monday