NYCC 2016
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August 8, 2016

Worry the Aromatherapy Plush is here!

Worry has been travelling the world helping across all countries from small everyday worries to helping bring new babies in to the world! 

'Do you worry? Do you think over and over things or feel anxious?
Well this little creature does! Worrying like there's no tomorrow.
Luckily for you, if you keep it around it will do all your worrying for you.  
Being the perfect size to fit in your pockey, lunch box, school bag, you'll always have your Worry around when you feel anxious.  Whisper your worries to it and feel them melt away.

Worry is designed to fit perfectly in to the human hand and to aid in times of emotional distress or anxiety.  Worry has even attended a few births.

Worry is made from soft, grey, cuddling fleece and has a wonky mismatched pair of safety eyes. Lovingly stuffed with an extra squishy chubby belly and lavender aromatherapy which is a proven aromatic remedy to help you deal with anxiety.

Worry is just 3" tall. The perfect size to take with you anywhere you go.

Being individually sewn there will be slight differences between them. Each one is unique.  
These are factory made.
CE marked as safe for ages 3+

Worry comes gift wrapped in a stripy gift bag.'

These are here and ready to adopt from the Taylored Curiosities shop.

Creeplings: Spooky Blind Box Collectible Miniatures on Kickstarter

Love the fun of Halloween and want it everyday? Creeplings are a new collectible blind box/bag line of spooky-fun miniatures, available for preorder NOW on Kickstarter!

Creeplings creators Gus Fink, Emi Boz and Eric Grenier:
We always wanted to make unusual toys that appeal to children of all ages - without limitations on creativity, to design toys that appeal to both Kids & Adults, BOYS and GIRLS!
With Creeplings, we did just that... Now YOU can be one of the first to get your hands on Creeplings, along with special prototype options, artist proofs and hand painted variants by backing our Kickstarter!

Preorder FIRESTARTER Sculpture by Harma Heikens & ToyQube

A new art sculpture by Harma Heikens, Firestarter is a 14" long polystone sculpture based on Harma's "A Good Year" & "Sorry" sculptures from her exhibition. Firestarter is sized to impress on a shelf, it sits upright, wheel ablaze, ready to roll on.  

  • size: 14"L x 4"W x 10"H
  • material: polystone
  • produced by: ToyQube
  • arrival: Q4 2016
Artist's statement:
To me the burning tire refers to the popular revolt that we see a lot of these days. A gasoline-filled tire is a low-fi weapon, similar to the Molotov cocktail. But the "Wheel of Fire" is also an ancient religious symbol, referring to the sun an the motion of the earth, and the symbolic nature of fire is both creator and destroyer, purifier and defiler. The symbolic meaning of the burning wheel and the actual application of the burning tire as a violent means of revolution coincide, which makes the image extra powerful.
But it's of course also a symbol of speed- if you want it to be about formula 1 racing it's okay with me, it's never just one thing- and it's an obvious rock&roll reference too:
'This wheel's on fire, rolling down the road
Best notify my next of kin
This wheel shall explode!'