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Plushroom Soup is moving to the farm! To celebrate and help clear clutter, I'm offering my first ever coupon code for the Etsy shop! Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2013 at Plushroom Soup
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Woah. Can you believe it's December already? Where did the year go? As usual, the past month I have been busy busy busy prepping for the No Coast Craft-o-Rama. This year marks my seventh year at this great event (also... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
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I know, there are a LOT of photos in this post. The farm is just so flippin' gorgeous this time of year, I had a hard time choosing! As you can see, I was a little obsessed with the tamaracks.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
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If you follow the Plush Team (and if you don't, well what the heck are you waiting for?), you know we just celebrated our 5th Anniversary. Can I get a woot woot? Anyway, to mark the momentous occassion, we decided... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
Thank you so much for the insight! The nitty gritty biz details sometimes make my head spin--I just want to create! Love the pun too. :)
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2012 on Summer So Far at Plushroom Soup
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A recap of my summer so far, including the launch of the new biz, summer No Coast, and a pasture walk. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
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Last weekend (May 10-14) was the second annual Plush Team retreat. Just like last year, there was so much joy, warmth, fun, laughter, and productivity all weekend. I'm sure it sounds like a tired refrain by now, but seriously, I... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
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Every year, the Plush Team participates in a little Secret Santa-style swap. This year we decided to push the deadline out to Leap Year, since the plush community is always crazy busy during the holidays. My swap this year came... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
This is so awesome, Roz! Thanks for the support and for sharing this neat video! It's the enthusiasm of our customers that makes what we do so, so worth it.
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So, I've been very absent lately, and it's not all due to my typical craft fair hangover + post-holiday slump. No, for the past several months, I've been spending 3-6 hours every other week in a county fair building some... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at Plushroom Soup
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Yes, folks, today is national Corduroy Appreciation Day, since 11|11|11 is the day that most resembles that glorius fabric, corduroy. To commemorate this momentous date, the Plush Team has teamed up with the Corduroy Appreciation Club. Eleven members of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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Last week, I had the pleasure to attend the Plush You! show for the third time. I think the collection of plush on display, from about 60 different artists, was the best yet! I helped Kristen set up the show... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
Aw, shucks, Moxie. What a coincidence, because YOU slay ME. :) Thanks for visiting!
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2011 on I Want Candy at Plushroom Soup
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Thank you all so much! I'm pretty proud of them, and hope to do more soon! I definitely had more ideas than I could submit. :)
Toggle Commented Sep 28, 2011 on Ta Daaaaa! at Plushroom Soup
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It's finally time to reveal my finished plushies from the last post! First up is my interpretation of the La Catrinas from Dia de los Muertos festivals. She's heading to the Starkweather Arts Center in Romeo, Michigan for a Day... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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I'm entering into my second busiest time of year (second only to the frenzied activities leading up to No Coast each year): Plush You!, Halloween, and Dia de los Muertos. I've always wanted to participate in a Dia de los... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
Aw, thanks! Remember that cute little critter I traded you for at Craftsmas way back when? He still sits in front of my computer at home, and he still makes me smile. :)
Toggle Commented Jul 5, 2011 on Creature Collaboration at Plushroom Soup
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What happens when you combine two monster makers, one pattern from each maker's repertoire, and no instructions? A pretty fantastic collaboration. Daniel Allyn Lee of Happycloud Thunderhead contacted me a while back and suggested we collaborate in some way. We... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
Thanks so much, Andrea! I'm glad they made you smile. :) They were so much fun to make, and a little hard to let go!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2011 on Plush Exclusive at Plushroom Soup
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I'm thrilled to announce my first-ever exclusive plush design: zomberries! I only made 17 of these sinister fruits, and I made them exclusively for Schmancy Toys in Seattle. If you're not familiar, each month or so, Schmancy's owner, the stupendous... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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I will be a vendor this June at the first-ever Unraveled DIY Festival, an event presented by the MN Textile Center, in conjunction with this year's Surface Design Association Conference. I have no idea what to expect, since this is... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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The large sea monster I made a few months ago now graces Crafty Planet's window, along with a bunch of other fantastic underwater-themed plush. I think Adrienne's totally amazeballs display is her best yet! The window also features plush from... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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As you may know, I had the privilege of attending the first ever Plush Team retreat last weekend (March 31–April 3). Seventeen Plush Teamers descended on Luray, Virginia, for a 3-day craft fest. As testament to how awesome the Plush... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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Last month, the ever awesome Adrienne at Crafty Planet asked me if I'd make a critter for another window display (you may remember she designed a yeti-themed window last winter). This time, she requested a giant octopus. I'd been wanting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at Plushroom Soup
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The Plush Team did a Russian Christmas plush swap this year, and I was lucky enough to receive a super awesome stegosaurus from Mary of ArtTales/LeftZ! Stinson (as I'm calling him) instantly made friends with one of my cotton candy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2011 at Plushroom Soup