Introducing a totally new type of creature to my shop! This is the plush i showed some in-progress picture of a little while back, here. Unlike my other plushes who have cast resin faces and painted eyes this little guy has a hand-sculpted face with glass eyes. No molds or patterns were used in his creation so he will/cannot ever be produced again. He is for sale here.

Introducing a totally new type of creature to my shop!

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October 21st, 2009 Toys & Plush | No Comments
 
 

This custom has just been completed and shipped out to America, this was request to look like an old sepia photograph, so i cast the face in a slightly dulled creamy colour and picked creamy-toffee colour fabrics to match. Her body is made from a curly faux mohair with a dark backing so it really looks old. When she was complete i ‘aged’ her all over with an airbrush, i’m so pleased with how she came out!

Custom sepia bear

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October 16th, 2009 Toys & Plush | No Comments
 
 

I have been busy working my way through my list of custom orders, here are the latest  – this one is on her way to Italy! She was really fun to make, i loved picking out all the fabrics that tone together. Her body is made from super soft brushed jersey fabric like you’d use for baby clothes :)

New blue sleepy monster

Holly xox

 
October 15th, 2009 Toys & Plush | No Comments
 
 

So i’ve been ill and while i was sitting on the sofa feeling sorry for mysef and watching Gossip Girl, i made this – What do you think? He is hand sculpted and painted, and finished with a durable glossy laquer to really bring out the metallic paints i used. Im working on a couple more, and some smaller items that will be avaliable in time to buy as Christmas gifts :)

Finished Octopus necklace

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October 13th, 2009 Jewellery | No Comments
 
 

Heres a couple of quick snaps of some paintings i’ve been working on the last few weeks. They’re all acrylic on paper, i work in a sketchbook because its easy for me to carry around, the one in the pictures is A3 i want to see if i can get a bigger one!


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October 9th, 2009 Illustration | No Comments
 
 

And the winner of the latest A Little Stranger giveaway is Kerri.The winner was chosen using a random number generator to pick a memeber of my mailing list. Congratulations Kerri, your prize is on its way :)

Holly xox
 
October 9th, 2009 Competitions | No Comments
 
 

Heres my messy desk with what i’ve been up to lately on it! I’ve had a few days off work this week and ive spent my time working on custom orders, painting, going mental over the new Paramore album (Hayley Williams is my latest  all-consuming celebrity crush) and working on my own projects – Lots of messing around with polymer clay and experimenting with using glass eyes. I was unsure if they eyes would expand when i cooked them so this was a test, to see what happened. I tried this in the past with plastic eyes but they slightly melted and lost their shape, ew! I didnt think i’d use this face but i’ve ended up really liking him! I’ll finish him off next week. I’ve been experimenting with making polymer clay jewellery but i’ll share pictures when they’re a bit more finished.

New Stuff

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October 2nd, 2009 Real Life | No Comments
 
 

So my websites been acting up a little while i migrate from the old version of it’s software to the new. I have a bunch of stuff i want to blog about but the site seems to have a life of its own at the moment  and it decides wether it wants me to blog it or not, ha! So i thought lets have a lottery competition i can run for the next week or so and hopefully by then it’ll be back on track. Back in March i gave away three Jellyfish keyrings to three subcribers to my mailing list, chosen at random, and im going to do the same again except this time theres only one prize, this white jellyfluff!

Next Friday (October 9th) I will use a random number generator to pick a member of my mailling list to recieve this white Jellyfluff.  If you would like to be in with a chance of winning and aren’t on the mailling list already, leave a comment here or send an email to:

If you’re already on the mailing list then no need to do anything – you’re already in with a chance of winning :) Good luck!

LotteryHolly xox

 
September 30th, 2009 Competitions | No Comments
 
 

I wanted to share some photos Lauren took of her sleepy monster, who she names Moonmallow. I should send all my creatures to her to get photographed she takes beautiful pictures! :) Check out her pictures here and here. Thanks Lauren!!

Holly xox

 
September 23rd, 2009 Toys & Plush | No Comments
 
 

Heres some gorgeous photos of the Albino polar bear plush i custom made for Lauren. I love seeing pictures of my creatures in their new homes!! She named her Mukluks, look here for more pictures!

 Mukluks

Holly xox

 
September 16th, 2009 Toys & Plush | No Comments
 
 
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