Real Monster Campaign Closes – Funded 2246%

On Saturday, the Real Monster plushie campaign finally came to a close. Thank you to everyone who made this possible: Toby Allen, for granting permission to work with his Monsters; all 508 backers,… Continue reading

Real Monster Plushies: New Stretch Goals Unlocked!

The Real Monster Plushies Kickstarter campaign has two weeks left to go. We have been a staff pick. We funded on day one. We are currently at over 300 backers, and overfunded by… Continue reading

Real Monsters Kickstarter Launch!

The Real Monsters were created in 2013 by Toby Allen, imagining the monsters which create mental health conditions in humans. Cute yet also kind creepy, who wouldn’t want an Anxiety of their very… Continue reading

Real Monsters Plushies launch 10th October!

Artist battles mental health stigma with cuddly renditions of illnesses, in new Kickstarter campaign. Developed from the popular designs by Toby Allen, the Real Monsters series of collectable soft toys is produced by… Continue reading

Depression: The Plushie!

Introducing: Depression! This is the third in a series of plushies based on mental health conditions. The Depression monster is saggy and lethargic, weeping constantly and transfering its feeling to others as some… Continue reading

Anxiety: The Plushie!

Introducing: Anxiety! This is the fourth in a series of plushies based on mental health conditions. Wouldn’t it be great if you could catch the little scamp who’s been worrying you, and give… Continue reading

Borderline Personality Disorder: The Plushie!

Borderline Personality Disorder is the second in a series of limited edition hand-made plushes based on mental health conditions. The full series will be released for sale this autumn.

Avoidant Personality Disorder: The Plushie

Introducing: AVPD! Avoidant Personality Disorder is the first in a series of limited edition hand-made plushes based on mental health conditions. The full series will be released for sale this autumn. When I… Continue reading

Coming Soon!

Who could resist a cuddly Anxiety monster? A floompy Depression beast slumping on their sofa? A brittle BPD creature floating by? Introducing a new series of collectable limited-edition plushies, based on mental health… Continue reading

Mamma Bear by Jan Willem Derksen

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