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Both designs now funded! Backing now will insure you can get the size and style you want, plus this is the only run for the charms.
Both designs now funded! Backing now will insure you can get the size and style you want, plus this is the only run for the charms.
91 backers pledged $5,649 to help bring this project to life.

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Hi! I'm Michele Light, and I've been making funny animal (or "furry") artwork since 1992. I've produced hundreds of images as prints, as well as calendars, resin figures, and much more. You can also see my artwork walking around on one of the 20 t-shirt designs I've produced over the years.

With your help, I'd like to take my next t-shirt design Leaf Peeping from artwork to apparel. With enough support I can even leap forward and make Candlelight a reality as well!

As an additional incentive, I have also designed a matching two inch acrylic charm for each shirt design. These charms will only be produced once in conjunction with this campaign, and will not be reprinted! (I plan on making more charms in the future, but these designs won't be included - this is their one and only print run)

All shirts are 100% ring spun cotton heavy duty shirts, preshrunk to the given size. I have used the same printer on my last 12 shirts and he has always delivered a great product. I have based my initial costs on my usual sized run, and have also gotten quotes for larger orders should they be necessary.

The initial goal for this campaign covers the basic expenses of producing a screen printed shirt, including:
     1. Setup costs for screen printing shirts
     2. T-shirt costs
     3. Printing costs for shirts and charms
     4. Shipping costs to receive products
     5. Costs for charm accessories
     6. Shipping materials to get items from me to you

REWARDS:

Cute charms, t-shirts, or all of the above - the choice is yours!

The Charm

An adorable two inch acrylic charm, which you can hang wherever you like with the included strap. This design will only be printed once, so act now if you want one!

Want one of each charm? Pledge this level and add $10 for the Candlelight charm, then choose one of each design on the backer survey when the campaign ends.

The Shirt

This foxy lady is a 14 color screen print on an olive green shirt so her fall colors pop! Available in adult sizes Small to 3XL. Pledge price includes shipping within the US, international backers pay an additional fee when they pledge.

The Bundle!

One cute charm + one foxy shirt = the Leaf Peeping bundle!
Includes shipping within the US, international backers pay an additional fee when they pledge.

WHAT BETTER S-T-R-E-T-C-H GOAL THAN A CAT?

Should enough of you back this project, I'll also put this cool cat onto a navy colored shirt - Candlelight

If the stretch amount is pledged, both the Candlelight charm and shirt will be made. You can then choose either design, or pledge enough and receive both!

The Stretch Goal Charm

An adorable two inch acrylic charm, which you can hang wherever you like with the included strap. This design will only be printed once, so act now if you want one!

Want one of each charm? Pledge this level and add $10 for the Leaf Peeping charm, then choose one of each design on the backer survey when the campaign ends.

The Stretch Goal Shirt

An angelic snow leopard 14 color screen print on a navy blue shirt to compliment her softly lit background. Available in adult sizes Small to 3XL. Pledge price includes shipping within the US, international backers pay an additional fee when they pledge.

The Stretch Goal Bundle!

 All the snow leopard goodness in one package.

When the stretch goal is reached, all three Candlelight options will be unlocked. You can then choose either design for your single item pledge, or increase your pledge and get both!

Stretch Goal T-shirt only bundle

Choose this bundle if you want one of each t-shirt design only, and wish to avoid the potential health problems associated with Too Much Cuteness.

The Bundles Bundle

All the rewards, please! This reward level grants you both complete t-shirt and charm bundles. You've got it all, baby!

SPECIAL LIMITED INCENTIVES

As an incentive to reach the stretch goal, I am also offering two very limited rewards:

1. One custom pencil sketch  + one t-shirt
    
One shirt in your choice of size (S-3XL) and style, plus one single character original pencil sketch!
    
Pencil sketches are usually only available at conventions, or at special online events. My 9-5 job usually keep me very busy, so the sketch portion of this reward won't be available until Spring of 2015. The shirt will ship when available, by February of 2015.

2. One FULL COLOR SINGLE CHARACTER COMMISSION + one bundle
    
One shirt and charm bundle in your choice of style, plus one single character full color commision.     My 9-5 job usually keep me very busy, and my commission books have been closed for years. Take advantage of this very limited opportunity!
    The commission portion of this reward won't be available until Spring of 2015. The bundle will ship when available, by February of 2015.

Risks and challenges

I have been producing t-shirts since 1996, and have made my last 12 shirts with the same printer. I have already checked that he has time in his schedule to make both shirts, and have quotes in hand.

I anticipate the shirts will be ready by mid-January 2015, but I have committed to a February 2015 delivery date to accommodate potential shipping and production delays due to weather or other unforeseen factors.

Production of the acrylic charms is new to me, so I am allowing extra time to insure any initial setup delays do not affect final delivery. I have already set up the charms using the manufacturers instructions, and I have quotes in hand.

I have been taking and fulfilling orders via my personal website since 1996, but this is still a small side business for me. My full time 9-5 career can sometimes interfere with prompt item shipping if a large project needs to go out or has an emergency. Backers will be notified promptly if delays of this nature occur.

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    Thank you for your generous support, and for helping to reach our goal! All donors will receive a special digital thank you card via e-mail. ^_^

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    Two inch plastic charm of Leaf Peeping! This adorable fox can be attached to anything you desire with the included strap.

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    CANDLELIGHT STRETCH GOAL REWARD:
    Two inch plastic charm of Candlellight! This angelic snow leopard can be attached to anything you desire with the included strap.
    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive a Leaf Peeping charm instead since that part of the project is funded.

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    One leaf loving fox t-shirt for you to wear! Choose any adult size from Small to 3XL. Includes shipping fees within the US, international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.

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    CANDLELIGHT STRETCH GOAL REWARD:
    One angelic snow leopard t-shirt for you to wear! Choose any adult size from Small to 3XL. Includes shipping fees within the US, international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.

    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive a Leaf Peeping shirt instead since that part of the project is funded.

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    One complete set of foxy cuteness! Includes one Leaf Peeping shirt and one two inch plastic charm. Includes shipping fees within the US, international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.

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    CANDLELIGHT STRETCH GOAL REWARD:
    One complete set of angelic cuteness! Includes one Candlelight shirt and one two inch plastic charm. Includes shipping fees within the US, international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.

    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive a Leaf Peeping shirt and charm set instead since that part of the project is funded.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    CANDLELIGHT STRETCH GOAL REWARD:
    Can't choose one? Get one of each shirt design!
    Choose any adult size from Small to 3XL. Includes shipping fees within the US, international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.

    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive two Leaf Peeping shirts instead since that part of the project is funded.

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70

    CANDLELIGHT STRETCH GOAL REWARD:
    Get both complete bundle sets!
    One each of both shirt designs in adult sizes Small to 3XL, and one each of both charm designs.
    Includes shipping fees within the US, international orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge. International orders will pay an additional fee when they pledge.

    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive two Leaf Peeping shirt and charm sets instead since that part of the project is funded.

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    STRECH GOAL INCENTIVE #1:
    One single character pencil sketch and one t-shirt

    This limited availability reward includes one shirt in your choice of design and size (S-3XL), plus a one character custom pencil sketch.
    You will receive a digital scan of the final work plus the original pencil sketch, but reproduction rights are NOT included.
    Please see my work on FurAffinity to get an idea of what you will be receiving:

    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive a Leaf Peeping shirt since that part of the project is funded.

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    STRECH GOAL INCENTIVE #2:
    One single character full color commission done on bristol with Copic marker and ink, plus one complete bundle.

    This limited availability reward includes one complete shirt and charm bundle, plus a one character full color custom commission.
    You will receive a digital scan of the final work plus the original matted artwork, but reproduction rights are NOT included.
    Please see my work on FurAffinity to get an idea of what you will be receiving:

    PLEASE NOTE: If stretch goal is not met, you will receive a Leaf Peeping bundle since that part of the project is funded.

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Funding period

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