- Posted by Deliah
- On August 19, 2016
- 0 Comments
- Abby & Lee, Bunnies, Bunny Rabbits, Custom Toys, Little Nibbles, Mr & Mrs Nibble
So this last couple of weeks I have taken some me time, I realised how important it is to sometimes just STOP. Great in theory, hard to practise. However August being my birthday month (yes I’m greedy), I relished the opportunity, because no one wants to work on their birthday. So I ran a competition in celebration and just had some down-time. It was awesome, but now I am back into the fray!
People ask me how I go about creating Toys, so I thought this is a great time to take you through the process, as I am creating a prototype for the Abby & Lee range. How do I begin, well ideas are tossed around and sketches are made, then shelved, then new ones are made and old ones are revised. Finally a sketch is settled on and a design is drawn up.
Once we have settled on a design, names will get thrown around like wildfire, Google takes a beating to find the perfect name for this range of Toys, punctuated by suggestions from the rest of the team (8 year olds are extremely opinionated). Finally a name is agreed upon and a pattern is created using a graphics vector program. By the way these guys will become the Nibble family.
Once I am happy with this part of the process test materials are chosen, usually from off-cuts or even possible final contenders for production. In this case the faux fur selected was too long so I took out my trusty hair clippers and the result was definitely what I was looking for.
This is a first cut of a Nibble. Not a Mr/Mrs or a Little Nibble. But a combination of all Nibbles in the range to get an overall vision of a final product. A few changes will be made before we get to the end, but this is a good place to start.
Tell me what you think of the Nibble family, a soon to be member of the Abby & Lee range. I love hearing from everyone, and I don’t bite… unless you are chocolate.
Talking about your opinion (oh nice segue), I have created a very brief survey to get your feedback on Awaken the Toys, and how amazing you think I am. But whyyyyy!!! Do I have to?! There is a little sweetener, if you take part you will go into the draw to win a 10% discount across all product lines! So hey, hey that sounds great! Click on the picture below to start the survey and go into the draw.
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