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New items from Muddle Designs!

A Tree Spirit Teabag Buddy, ready to make your cup of tea special.

A dove statue, clutching a rose quartz stone.  A perfect gift for an expecting/new mother.  Two symbols of love, new mothers, and new beginnings.

Something very new!  Get yourself a personalized pen, just for you, with your name on it!  Crafted to look like a normal #2 pencil, this black-ink pen will tell everyone who it belongs to!  Be sure to leave your name in the check out, to make it yours forever.  If you would like a personalized pen in a different style, please contact me at any time.

A joyful unicorn, with a real quartz crystal for a horn!  A little statue that brings joy, light, clarity, and direction into your space.

Feel that chill in the air?  Halloween is just around the corner, and this glowing ghostly pen would help bring the holiday to your workspace!  Festive, it’s spooky and fun, with glowing ghosts, skulls, and swirls!

Lastly, a darling scene of hedgehogs, and it doubles as a candle holder!

New items added throughout the season as they are made, only on Muddle Designs!

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Groot wants to make sure you enjoy your tea, without having to fish for your teabag string!  Also, what’s better than tea with a tiny friend?

Made from hard-baked polymer clay, this tea bag buddy is painted and glazed with non-toxic materials, making him food safe. But not microwave or dishwasher safe! Do NOT place in microwave, oven, or dishwasher, and do not submerge in water for long periods of time.
Clean with a damp cloth or paper towel, and set aside to dry. Store in a cool and dry place when not in use.

Small parts, not suitable for children under five. This is not a toy, please handle with care! Should anything break, please collect all the pieces and contact me immediately.

Groot one, and Groot two, are available Muddle Designs’ Etsy!

Filed under Groot guardians of the galaxy I am Groot Tea etsy Etsy shop for sale Muddle Designs Tea Bag Buddies

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This little guy just wants to make sure you enjoy your cup of tea, and have a friend! Resting on the edge of most mugs and cups, he’ll happily hold your teabag string, or tea ball chain, so it doesn’t fall in. Never fish for those tags again!

Made from hard-baked polymer clay, this tea bag buddy is painted and glazed with non-toxic materials, making him food safe. But not microwave or dishwasher safe! Do NOT place in microwave, oven, or dishwasher, and do not submerge in water for long periods of time.
Clean with a damp cloth or paper towel, and set aside to dry. Store in a cool and dry place when not in use.

Small parts, not suitable for children under five. This is not a toy, please handle with care! Should anything break, please collect all the pieces and contact me immediately.

Available here on Muddle Designs’ Etsy!

Filed under steampunk octopus Steam Punk etsy tea Muddle Designs Tea Bag Buddies

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This little guy just wants to make sure you enjoy your cup of tea, and have a friend! Resting on the edge of most mugs and cups, he’ll happily hold your teabag string, or tea ball chain, so it doesn’t fall in. Never fish for those tags again!

Made from hard-baked polymer clay, this tea bag buddy is painted and glazed with non-toxic materials, making him food safe. But not microwave or dishwasher safe! Do NOT place in microwave, oven, or dishwasher, and do not submerge in water for long periods of time.
Clean with a damp cloth or paper towel, and set aside to dry. Store in a cool and dry place when not in use.

Small parts, not suitable for children under five. This is not a toy, please handle with care! Should anything break, please collect all the pieces and contact me immediately.

Find the small octofriend here, and the large one here, only on the Muddle Designs’ Etsy!

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mightythesaurusrex:

CASUALLY SCREECHING INTO THE DISTANCE thank you, theserif for sending these so quickly! Hey go check out Muddle Designs to see more adorable plushies! (Don’t worry I’ll add the URL once I’m on my computer again)

I’m glad you like it!

mightythesaurusrex:

CASUALLY SCREECHING INTO THE DISTANCE
thank you, theserif for sending these so quickly!
Hey go check out Muddle Designs to see more adorable plushies! (Don’t worry I’ll add the URL once I’m on my computer again)

I’m glad you like it!

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New Shipping Policy.

Due to problems and inconsistencies with the post office that is my location, Muddle Designs is no longer shipping outside of the US without contacting me prior to purchasing.  If you are located outside of the US and would like to purchase from Muddle Designs, please contact me via email

muddledesigns@gmail.com

Before making any purchases.  I will put your item on hold, and hopefully I will be able to work with you, with the post office, and make sure they are able to ship to you before any purchases are made.  Once I am sure the redtape is cleared, the transaction can be completed, and your item shipped.

But at this time, MD is not shipping outside of the US.

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purplekecleon:

So it turns out that even if I say no, if a company doesn’t like my answer, they’ll do it anyway. A big “fuck you” to poprageous, who I contacted last year, received a reply that essentially said “no I won’t pay you,” and then did it anyway 12 months later (I suppose she hoped I would forget about her?).

Before I replied to her first scummy email where she only says that she’d send me a FREE PAIR (oh WOW), I made a blog post

I had recently undergone other companies trying to do the same thing and her email reply to me was just nothing short of incredibly shitty. After seeing my post (which didn’t mention her company or anything) she thought it would be a good idea to send me an email trying to make ME feel bad that I didn’t just ASK for money for using my artwork. That it was on ME to ask about royalties, not about her fucking company to actually fairly pay artists or anything.

"I saw your post - what do u want to get paid? Let’s work out a royalty.  jeeeez all u had to do was ask."

Like seriously?

All I had to do was ask? That’s pretty hilarious, considering she asked, I said no, and she went ahead with it anyway.

Regardless, this is shit. Companies shouldn’t act like this. People using creator’s works just because they exist and feel like they should be able to is just absolutely bullshit.

The most appalling thing about this is seriously the fact that I said no and she did it anyway. I said no and she did it anyway.

This is how little most companies respect and regard artists. Thanks a lot, Cher Park.

Feel free to let her know that it’s not acceptable to pull this bullshit with her company email, cher@poprageous.com - please don’t be rude or anything, but this is definitely not okay and she needs to not do this to other artists in the future.

Oh yes, let me not forgot to mention: she has no trace of credit on the image, this time. She posted an instagram earlier a year ago with credit to my name, but it seems she’d rather remove it so that I not find out, I guess.

Good job, Cher Park.

Stealing from artists is never okay.

(via goddamn-batgirl)

Filed under art theft

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thatweirdgirlzin asked: Hi there. I am a super huge fan of your designs and your War Rabbit is so freaking adorable. I was wondering 1: if you make fanbots for people sometimes (since this is your idea I wanted to ask you first since if anyone deserves money for it it would be you) or 2: if you have any tips for pointing someone in the right direction to make on of their own?

Aww, thank you!

Yes, yes, I do make fanbots.  Since you own them, you can commission people for them.  My prices for custom “Little Me” type dolls (like Little War Rabbit) start at $200.  Here is a link to my TOS.

Tips for how to make their own?  Trial and error, looking up jointed puppets (marionettes) online, and having an idea of sculpting.  Rabbit’s head actually started as a foam sculpt, which I then used some fursuit tutorials to help me get a head pattern for him.

I know I know, a lot of people hate furries.  But they do a lot of costume work, and have a lot of tips for how to make these costumes fit, look good, and last.  And these tutorials can be used for things other than mascot costumes.  Like sculpting a head out of foam, making a pattern, sewing the fabric, and then stuffing it.

Also look into sewing stitches if you have to hand sew, like the first War Rabbit was.  If you have a sewing machine, be ready for some really small pieces to be sewn.

Draw out your patterns.  You don’t have to be good at art to draw a pattern.  But drawing your details on the pattern helps you figure out placement so you don’t make pieces too big or too small.  Siding with this, don’t forget your seam allowance!  And pick your threads carefully.  I found that normal thread and embroidery thread does not make good jointing thread.

That’s all I can think of just now.  If you have any other questions, feel free to ask me!  And if you’re interested in a fanbot “Little Me” commission, go ahead and email me!

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