May Day

There is a lovely village near the River Hamble where friends, families, the young and old gather together to celebrate the beginning of May. No evidence of a Maypole but plenty of fabulous motorbikes to weave inbetween.  Is there a connection between toys and...

Innocence….

I’m sharing a visual progress report and a bit of family history.  Minnie, on the left, wearing a delicious pink and white crimplene top accessorised with ribbons was always a ‘he’. Always.  Winnie on the other hand was a ‘he’...

Hooray for daffodils

Spring is on its way…heralded by daffodils unexpectedly flourishing in various pots and hanging baskets. Too often I forget where I plant them. Storms are coming too; we are never short of variable weather in good old Blighty.  Fortunately my studio is...

Behind the Scenes

Well, hello 2017!  Things have changed a bit since I last wrote….but not in the ToyPinx studio I’m pleased to say. The aim is the same:  bring joy! And we could all do with some of that right now.  Sometimes though, the process of creation...

Mastering a new skill

I have discovered a new app called Splice. This means I can spend hours trying to figure out how to edit videos and add music too.  My first attempt is out there on ToyPinx Instagram ….not toys but bubbles!  ...