FINAL WEEK: Dark Roast Kickstarter
We're at the final week here which is hard to believe. Seems like just yesterday you were all blowing me away with the insane support that poured out for Dark... Read more
Dark Roast Fully Funded on Day 1!
Wow, what an amazing day 1 in the Dark Roast Kickstarter and it's all thanks to you awesome backers! All plush level backers are now guaranteed AT LEAST Dark Roast.... Read more
Dark Roast now LIVE!
The Dark Roast Kickstarter is live and already past 25% funded! We're actually closing in on 40% as I write. Check it out - we hope to bring this design... Read more
New Pin Add-On!
We're coming up on 24 hours left in the Salty Carameow and Espurresso Kickstarter. I've added in the newest Halloween pin design - Dark Roast as an add-on! Adjust your... Read more
48 Hours Left!
We're in the final 48 hours of the Salty Carameow and Espurresso Kickstarter! Currently, we're at 73% funded. I'm still hoping we can pull this off as I would... Read more
The Salty Carameow and Espurresso Kickstarter is entering the last weekend at 64% funded. We end on Tuesday, August 21 at 7PM (PST). Thinking about pledging and want to add... Read more
We've got one week left in the Salty Carameow and Espurresso Kickstarterand we need all the help we can get. We're just about half funded. As you... Read more
Purrista Pawfee's Growing!
Hi all! What started with Catpuccino has now grown into a whole family of coffee kitties. On Wednesday, August 1, I'll be launching the 10th Kickstarter for the 10th (and ... Read more
Current Project: Chinese Lion!
Hi all! I'm currently working on another plush project - Chinese Lion! This is inspired by my lifetime love of the Chinese lion dancers that you often see at... Read more
Pins! Pins! Pins!
We're live on the 15-day enamel pin Kickstarter!Since Punny Buns and Purrista Pawfee are both so popular, we're doing sets of two at each funding level. The project's main... Read more
We're in the last two days to get Kittea fundedand we are SO CLOSE! Let's finish strong and get this cat added to the Purrista Pawfee family! Remember, Kickstarter... Read more
Closing in on 100% for Kittea!
At the time of posting, we are at 74% funded for the Kittea! It's exciting and crazy to think that we are just about 25% away from full funding and... Read more
It's Kittea Time!
We're live! Help us to get Kittea funded in one week and lock in your plush at the special $25 rate. Kickstarter ends Friday, March 31, 2017!
You may remember the earlier update talking about Kittea's pre-order event. I recently found out about an All in 1 challenge that Kickstarter has put out to creators for the... Read more
We're in the final 4 days of funding in the Punny Buns 2 Kickstarter and are super close to 40% funded on Peanut Bunny. I know some are afraid that... Read more
Almost Kittea Time!
I wanted to share images of Kittea with everyone here. Kittea will be going up for pre-order in the Storenvy shop after March 20. As a thank you to all... Read more
The Buns are Back!
Things have been a bit of a crazy rush so I just realized I forgot to post here! Eek!
Anyway, after the cats had their time in the... Read more
Mewcaron Update! Very Important!
Did you get a Pink Mewcaron in the Purrista Pawfee 1 Kickstarter and hope to complete the set? Guess what? I've made some changes and it's now more obtainable! Read... Read more
Bump the Grump!
Hi all! We are coming in to the final week of the Purrista Pawfee 2 Kickstarter. It's been quite a ride. Torta-shell is fully funded and will be joining the... Read more
We are about a week in to the Purrista Pawfee 2 Kickstarter and so close to fully funding the Torta-shell! Less than $1k separates backers from this cute... Read more
Torta-shell is Now LIVE!
Just wanted to drop a quick note here to let you know that the Torta-shell Kickstarter is now LIVE!After Purrista 1 wrapped up, I did a poll... Read more
Pre-orders and Upcoming Purrista 2 Date!
Con season is over for 2016, but still have so much more to do. What's that about 'off' season? LOL!
First up, Flapjack Octopus pre-orders have launched in... Read more
DeCAT Pick Up at SacAnime!
DeCat is scheduled to be dropped off at my apartment tomorrow (Sept 1). I'm super excited and after SacAnime this weekend, I'll be shifting focus to getting all... Read more
DeCAT is States-side!
Just got word that after a slight delay, DeCAT is currently awaiting customs clearance! That means that I should have the shipment here in about a week or two! Once... Read more
Steamers arrived a few weeks early! Thank you all for waiting so patiently. This is my project this week - packing and shipping angry bunnies :) I'll be posting tracking... Read more
Hi everyone! If you're in the Los Angeles area, drop by CatCon this weekend! The Purrista cats will be making their con debut. I'll also have the new Catpuccino and... Read more
Massive Wave Out!
So did a huge push this week when I got home from Fanime and over half the packages for backers went out today! I think I may have... Read more
Just finished loading in two pallets of plush - that's 1,800 cute kitties now crammed into my apartment. I now live in a box fort. I have Fanime Con this... Read more
Plush Are Stateside - Last Chance Address Updating!
Just got word that the plush have made landfall in CA and have cleared customs! Just waiting to arrange domestic shipping (basically, driving them the 8 hours to me in... Read more
Got word that the cats are on their Pacific cruise and estimated arrival time is last week of May! Who's excited??? I sure am!
(And a little worried - where... Read more
While we wait....
I'm working on getting the prototypes set for the next project. I just got pics of the other two Mewcarons - purple and green! They just need their little... Read more
Production Wrapping Up!
Look what was in my inbox today!!!
When a factory is wrapping up production, they will send sample photos for me to confirm all's good to go (Catpuccino and Mewcaron... Read more
PVC Tier Going Out Early!
I just got in all the PVC keychains! Yep, Kittea and Catpuccino arrived this past week and they look pretty cute! I'm going to get to work sending... Read more
I'm excited to introduce the newest Purrista Pawfee plush: the Cat-POO-ccino! Cause sooner or later, every coffee drinker comes across that really crappy cup of coffee! We hope this one... Read more
Get the Coffee Ready....DeCAT Goes Live Tomorrow!
Just got back from a super successful time at Anime Boston and got to meet some of the awesome backers for Purrista Pawfee! I had the prototypes there... Read more
Keeping the Post Office Busy!
So thanks to my awesome friend Julie who ran out and bought envelopes for me, I was able to process almost all of the $20 backer level! They... Read more
The shirts came in today and they look SOOOO CUTE! I wanted to send out the first wave this weekend, but just realized that my poly mailers are too small... Read more
Rewards Schedules Update
Just wanted to give you an update on rewards and ETA's. So far, we're on track for everything to be on time which is a big yay! One... Read more
Look Who Arrived and Sneak Peak!
DeCAT's prototype showed up today and it's settling in nicely with the Catpuccino. Since feedback seems to be that everyone wants to pre-order this one as soon as possible as... Read more
Stuff Coming In!
Got nearly all the non-plush items ordered for backer rewards. Just a few more things to get and then it's just waiting for the plush to arrive.
The... Read more
Time to Go Shopping!
Finally finished tallying up all the items that everyone wanted via their backer surveys! (Btw, if you haven't filled out your backer survey - there are still a... Read more
Wanted to do a quick shout out for our friends over at Panda Kitty Studios who are doing a super adorable plush Kickstarter of their own. If you... Read more
Poll Time! Decide the Next Kickstarter!
I'm running a survey to find out what YOU want to see as the next plush project from Kimchi Kawaii.
Plush production can take almost a whole year... Read more
Shirt Size Charts!
At long last, I present t-shirt size charts! I know some of you have already filled out your surveys and indicated sizes and style. If you decide to... Read more
Shirt Sizes Coming
I'm getting a few questions about a shirt size chart. I'm emailing the company that will be making the shirts, so I hope to have an answer by... Read more
Hurry Up and Wait
Well, we are currently in the hurry up and wait stage so not too much to report here. Still waiting for the 14 day clearing period for KS... Read more
Backer Surveys Are Out!
The backer surveys are now out to all levels! And I see some are already answered - whoohoo!
Please make sure to fill out the survey as this... Read more
Add-On Shop Closed and What's Next
The Add-On shop is now closed. At this point, unless you're in previous correspondence with me about items from the shop, no more add-on items can be purchased.... Read more
Whew, what a rush there those last few hours! I want to say a sincere thank you to everyone here who made this project such a gigantic success. Purrista Pawfee... Read more
Quick Biskitti Update
Funding has shot through the roof here in the last hour so if you want to add a Biskitti to your pledge, go ahead and adjust. Add $25 to pre-order... Read more
The Final Countdown....
Four hours left and we are well over $20k! This means that we have a very good foundation built up for Biskitti's pre-order which will open when I send out... Read more
THANK YOU EVERYONE!!! Mewcaron is now unlocked and eligible for plush backers to chose from for their rewards!!!
Money collected in excess of Mewcaron's funding target will now go towards... Read more
A Word About the Biskitti....
There have been people asking me about the Biskitti since unless it suddenly rains money on me, it won't be funded in this Kickstarter. Don't worry, I love Biskitti as... Read more
Add-On Shop Reminder
We have about 30 hours to go and Mewcaron is 92% funded! Let's keep the growth going onward and upward!
I wanted to remind everyone about the Add-On... Read more
We've passed the 48 hour mark! As of posting, we have just a little over $2k to fully fund the Mewcaron. Catpuccino and Danish Pawstry are locked in.
Thank you... Read more
Mewcaron's Getting There!
Just wanted to provide a quick update that Mewcaron is currently sitting at 78% funded! Let's finish this strong, I believe we can do it! Remember, all plush... Read more
We're reaching the end of our CATfienated journey here. Mewcaron is getting closer to 50% funding, but we still need to pull in those pledges.
I know it's... Read more
BIG NEWS!!!! DANISH FUNDED!
Guess what? I just heard back from the manufacturer and we've worked out a way to get Danish funded and Mewcaron closer to funding! Danish is now unlocked and Mewcaron... Read more
I know a lot of people are hoping for Mewcaron and anxiously watching the days trickle by. I just want to urge everyone to sit tight for a... Read more
Danish! Danish! Danish!
We're entering the final week of Purrista Pawfee's Kickstarter and the Danish Pawstry is just shy of 50% funded. I hope we can have a strong last week... Read more
Mewcaron - Kinda long, but worth the read
We're plugging away and about $4,500 away from funding the Danish Pawstry. That means that all plush backers will be able to select from either Catpuccino or Danish... Read more
A Little Side Note
Just wanted to take a moment to share this Kickstarter: They are offering woodcut silhouettes to backers in hopes of raising funds for adopting a child from China. I was... Read more
By Popular Demand...Punny Buns!
We're plugging along on the road to adding Danish Pawstry to the mix! 10 more days to go. If we really work hard, we may even have Mewcaron... Read more
Huge thank you to all who helped bring Catpuccino to full funding! At some point this afternoon (was stuck in work all day), we reached 100%! You know what this... Read more
We are about $60 away from 100% funding!!!
Anyway, I'm getting questions about the Punny Buns. Would you guys be interested in ordering the Punny Buns (Honey Bun,... Read more
We're inching in on full funding for Catpuccino! If you know anyone who's been waiting to see if they will get a plush, now is the time to... Read more
Add On Shop: How It Works!
The Add-On shop is now open to all backers! Please read on how to select your items as I'm doing it a bit differently from the Punny Buns... Read more
Just a quick check in here, but we are just past the 3/4 mark! $2k more and all backers at plush levels will be guaranteed Catpuccinos.
We still have 15... Read more
Catpuccino is so close!! It's been an amazing week and I'm so happy and grateful for the outpouring of support that everyone has shown for this project. With your help,... Read more
Almost Halfway There!
Day two has continued the upward trend! We're almost halfway funded on Catpuccino. As soon as this one is done, we'll be working on the Danish Pawstry and then Mewcaron... Read more
Off and Running!
We are off and running here at Purrista Pawfee! Thank you to all who've backed already in this project's first half day.
We've got a tight timeline here... Read more