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A collection of art nouveau-inspired, ocean-themed enamel pins.
A collection of art nouveau-inspired, ocean-themed enamel pins.
474 backers pledged $20,449 to help bring this project to life.
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Nouveaoceans Enamel Pin Collection

$20,449

474

Kickstarter is a crowd-funding platform that generates funds through pre-orders (a pledge) so that we are able to create new and amazing products to share with the world! How this works is you pledge now and pay at the end of the campaign. But if we do not reach our funding goal, you will not be charged. 

This will be our fourth enamel pin kickstarter and we are looking forward to expanding our collection. You may add any unlocked pin design as well as pins from any of our previous Nouveau Critter, Nouveau Cryptid  and  House Pride campaigns to your order. Their final designs are also viewable at our website www.atomicpixies.com

Our funding goal includes the production cost for each pin, printing and merchant fees, as well as materials needed for packaging and shipping. Each pin costs approximately $300 for production and we're hoping to fund at least 14 unique designs,  but the campaign will be considered successful if we fund the first three. Your pledge amount can be increased/decreased, or canceled at any time during the campaign, risk free. After the campaign is over a survey will be sent to all backers so that you may choose the pins and rewards you like.

If you have any questions, please see the FAQ, or you may contact us at any time. 

Cheers, and thank you for your support!  


Blue Dragon Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


Seal Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


  Angler Fish Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


Humpback Whale Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


 Whale Shark Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

  Narwhal Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

Manta Ray Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

Before setting sail to the other side of the world, we would like to give a special thank you to all our supporters. We will be including a FREE STICKER with every order.  All backers will automatically receive 1 Map Mermaid Sticker with their pledge. 


Orca Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


Hammerhead Shark Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


Manatee Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


Sea Turtle Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)


Otter & Salmon Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

Dumbo Octopus Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

Jellyfish Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

Now that we've explored the world, we'd like to dive in a little deeper. With our original pin designs unlocked, we have a few more stretch goals in mind. From mermaids inspired by the sea creatures in the pin designs, to a possible free pin for backers and many things in-between, the more funds we raise during this campaign the more things we'll be able to create and share!



Mermaid Stickers will measure 2x3 inches and we will be sharing and updating the designs as they become finalized. You can follow us on social media for progress and previews, or keep checking back during the campaign to see what's been revealed!

Mermaid Stickers will retail for $3.00 each 

Backers were able to vote for their favorite variant design options and this was their top pick! This color variant will be available as a pin option for any pledge.  

Colorful Orca Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited) 

All 14 Mermaid Sticker designs have been unlocked! Backers will be able to choose from any Mermaid Sticker design to add to their pledge or as part of their reward. Keep checking back for design updates - they'll be completed before the end of the campaign!

Mermaid Stickers will retail for $3.00 each 

Enamel effects can really add a lot to a pin design, but it also increases the manufacturing price by a notable amount. With this stretch goal we will be able to fund enamel effects for all of our original unlocked pins designs.  

More free stickers! Backers will now get to select two (2) of their favorite Mermaid Sticker Designs to receive with their order. 


Backers were able to vote for their favorite variant design options and this was their top pick! This color variant will be available as a pin option for any pledge.

Rainbow Mantas will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited) 


We'd like to expand the items in our store and try a run of acrylic charms with this campaign. If we reach this stretch goal, Goldfish Mermaid Charms will be added to the list of add-on items available and may be added to any pledge. 

Goldfish Mermaid Acrylic Charms will retail for $8.00 each

Backers were able to vote for their favorite variant design options and this was their top pick! This color variant will be available as a pin option for any pledge.

Moonrise Humpback will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited) 

Thank you for taking this journey with us! As a special gift to our supporters we will be including a FREE MAP MERMAID ENAMEL PIN with every order! This will be an exclusive variant only available during this kickstarter campaign - so order now because we'll never be offering this style again!

Backers were able to vote for their favorite variant design options and this was their top pick! This color variant will be available as a pin option for any pledge.

Pink Jellyfish Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited) 


At this stretch goal, the original designs for The Eastern Seas will be turned into a sticker sheet to join to the list of items available and may be added to any pledge. 

Eastern Seas Sticker Sheet will retail for $6.00 each

Backers were able to vote for their favorite variant design options and this was their top pick! This color variant will be available as a pin option for any pledge.

Red Whale Shark Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited) 


Backers were able to vote for their favorite variant design options and this was their top pick! This color variant will be available as a pin option for any pledge.

Oil Slick Angler Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited) 



At this stretch goal, the original designs for The Western Seas will be turned into a sticker sheet to join to the list of items available and may be added to any pledge.

Western Seas Sticker Sheet will retail for $6.00 each


Wow. This campaign has gone better than we ever imagined and we're so thankful for all of your support. To show our appreciation, we'll be including this fancy little Mantis Shrimp Enamel Pin for FREE with every order! 

Mantis Shrimp Pin will retail for $12.00 each or  $10.00 (Limited)

All the following items me be added to any pledge level. Just increase your pledge amount by the price listed with the item and there will be a place in your backers survey to select all your desired items. *Some reward levels may already include certain items. 

Mantis Shrimp Sunglasses/Dice Bags - $10.00 each 

Map Mermaid Tote Bags - $25.00 each 

 Locking Pin Backs - $2.00 per pin


 Mermaid Stickers (14 Variants) - $3.00 each

Custom (Digital PDF) Mermaid Portrait - $75.00 each

Custom (8x10 Physical Copy) Mermaid Portrait - $85.00 each  (add $10 to Ocean Master)

Custom (16x20 Physical Copy) Mermaid Portrait - $100.00 each  (add $25 to Ocean Master)


Add Any Unlocked Pin | Nouveau Critters |  Nouveau Cryptids |  [Hogwarts] House Pride 

Extra Pins  - $12.00 per pin 

*All Limited Tiers (Albatross, Seven Seas and Ocean Master)  - $10.00 per pin 

You may add as many extra pins to your order as you like! Just increase your pledge amount by $12.00 for each pin ($10.00 each for Albatross, Seven Seas and Ocean Master pledges) and there will be a place in your survey to make your selections. 

Goldfish Mermaid Acrylic Charm - $8.00 each

Eastern Seas Sticker Sheet - $6.00 each or $10.00 for set

Western Seas Sticker Sheet - $6.00 each or $10.00 for set

Backers will be able to add any unlocked pin design to their pledge - including  pins from previous campaigns. All pins will retail for $12.00 each but we are offering a few $10.00 (Limited) spots to our kickstarter supporters, so get them while you can! That will be the best value price for anyone only wanting a few pins. If you're a collector, or want more than a few designs we highly recommend checking out our higher reward tiers. 

If you have any interest in ordering pins in bulk, please contact us directly. We are happy to work with retailers but do not have our bulk prices listed in the interest of simplification. 

Our top reward tier will automatically include a Custom (Digital PDF) Mermaid Portrait that could be of yourself, your loved one or your favorite character living their best life beneath the sea.  Anyone is welcome to add a portrait to any pledge. However, since these will be custom, individualized pieces, these orders could have a slight delay in their portrait delivery, depending on demand.   

Once you've made your pledge and decided on the pins you like, we must you ask for a little patience before the best part comes. The manufacturing process can take several weeks up to a month, depending on the amount of designs that get ordered, plus the added duration of international shipping.  If everything goes according to plan, this is the general timeline of what you should expect from now until your pins are delivered. 

  •  August 7th | Campaign Begins
  •  August 28th | Campaign Ends - (Backer's Surveys Sent Before End of Month)
  •  Early September | Kickstarter Funds Arrive - Production Begins w/Manufacturer 
  •  Early October | Pins and Additional Items Should Start Arriving
  •  End of October | All Orders Shipped 

Thank you for your interest and support, and we look forward to sharing these new creations with you. We would be nowhere without the support of our wonderful community. In particular, we would like to thank Chubby Bunny Studios, who provides our sewn items, Sugar Cubed Studios and AishaVoya for their gracious wisdom, Sam&Mitch for all those muscles that help us get things moving,  Laurel Simpson for all her help, her photography skills on the goldfish portrait and so much more, Mo Hanson for giving us roots and a place to stand, and all our future friends we haven't gotten to know yet. Let's do great things together!  

Be sure to follow us on our social media for more artwork, progress, previews and a good, good time!  

Follow Us Here | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Patreon | Join Our Mailing List |  

Risks and challenges

We have now completed several successful campaigns and we will be using the same manufacturer used for our previous enamel pin collection. We strive to improve our process with each project, however, there can always be hiccups and we have tried to work in as many buffers for them as possible.

There may be small variations and alterations to the art as we complete the process. Moving from a digital design to a real life product can lead to small, subtle changes. Mixing colors, and working with metals can cause issues that might call for a reprint, delaying fulfillment. Technology can fall apart somewhere. Real life can intervene.

We do vow, however, to always be upfront and communicative in a timely manner to let you know what's happening. You can see this in our previous kickstarter campaigns, and we are very dedicated to fulfilling everyone's faith in us and respecting their commitments.

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    The Seven Seas (Limited)

    Choose (7) from any unlocked Enamel Pin designs and (7) from any unlocked Mermaid Sticker designs. Also includes (1) Mantis Shrimp Sunglasses/Dice Bag.

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    Sunken Treasures

    Why choose!? Backers will receive ALL unlocked Enamel Pin designs (14 possible), ALL (14 possible) unlocked Mermaid Sticker designs plus a (1) cute Mantis Shrimp Sunglasses/Dice Bag.

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    Ocean Master (Limited)

    The biggest tier gets the biggest rewards! Backers will receive ALL (14 possible) unlocked Enamel Pin designs, all VARIANTS (2+ possible), ALL (14 possible) unlocked Mermaid Sticker designs, a (1) Mantis Shrimp Sunglasses/Dice Bag, a (1) Mermaid Tote Bag with locking backs for you to display your new collection, plus a Custom Mermaid Portrait of any person/character of your choice.

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    • All Unlocked Mermaid Stickers
    • Map Mermaid Tote Bag
    • Locking Pin Backs
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    Limited Early Bird Special! Choose (1) from any unlocked Enamel Pin design and (1) from any unlocked Mermaid Sticker.

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