Badly Drawn Toy: Children’s drawings brought to life by enterprising mother who turns scribbles into cuddly toys
12:37 GMT, 28 May 2012
A mother from Vancouver has started a company making children's artwork into cuddly toys.
The brainchild hit Wendy Tsao when her own son went to nursery and she made him a toy to take along that was based on a quirky self-portrait he used to draw.
She has since custom-made hundreds of unique soft toys based on children's drawings.
Ingenious: Wendy Tsao has created a kitchen table business making cuddly toys out of children's drawings
The business, Child's Own Studio, which Wendy started from her own home, 'celebrates children’s art and their imagination with every handcrafted one-of-a-kind soft toy.'
She uses a drawing as a starting point and then details and colours are reproduced as closely as possible so the finished stuffed toy is immediately recognisable to the child in question.
'It’s a fun, rewarding process, and kids love seeing their drawings come alive,' she says.
However, there's now a waiting list so you'd better get your order in pronto!
Wendy has been inundated with requests from all over the world and recently blogged, 'I’m NOT complaining (it’s all good) but it I need to grow another pair of arms!'
Now that's a good idea for a new toy!
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