Suddenly spring is here, huh? Our lilac bush just burst into flower in the last day or so, and even on rainy days, it’s not the cold rain anymore– it’s the kind that bring breezes and the smell of mud and growing things. I think the season has been good for me. I’ve been feeling productive in the studio, and also finding time for yardwork and kid stuff and some other fun projects. Here are a few shots from Instagram over the past few weeks, in case you missed them.
Saturday workspace and list-making.
New Ruth Bader Ginsburg buttons. One will ship with every puppet from now on!
Daffodils getting ready to bloom.
Bringing back the Joan from Mad Men design to honor of “the end of an era.”
Henry turned three, complete with horseshoe magnet and green frog raincoat.
Every wondered what Ira Glass would look like bald? Here’s your answer.
Frida Kahlo puppets in progress on my new yellow cafeteria tray.
I was interviewed for the Schmancy Toys blog this week. I’ve been selling with them for years now– they actually featured an interview with me prior to the Plush You show almost exactly four years ago.It’s a little crazy to read back through that one and see what’s changed, and this new interview was a nice opportunity to reflect on where things are right now. Plus I got to think about stories I hadn’t thought about in a long time–puppets at the White House, finger puppet engagement photos, plus the advice I would give to my early 20’s self.Read the article for all the juicy details ; )