All our backer rewards have shipped (or are going to be locally delivered/offered for pick-up). If you have not received a tracking number, please check your backerkit account at wrapbuddies.backerkit.com.... Read more
Shipping has begun!
Our air shipment arrived from the factory yesterday, and last night we completed packaging all the single orders of red and green Wrap Buddies!
Today, the elves are working on... Read more
Just a quick shipping update -- heard from the factory this morning that our air and sea shipments are ready to go. The air shipment containing all the backer rewards... Read more
Finalize your shipping address
This is it! We’re finally getting ready to ship! Our shipment is leaving the factory and will arrive here by air within a week or so. I want to be... Read more
Let's make this easy
I've received a few responses from folks about their preferences for receiving their backer rewards. So that more of you can easily add your voice, please visit our Google Backer... Read more
The latest update from our factory, which was unfortunately closed for a national holiday for the first week of October, is that we should expect our order to... Read more
We're in the production queue!
Another quick update. I learned yesterday that yes, Virginia, it is possible to ship overnight from Shanghai to the DC area. I received our production prototypes yesterday afternoon and they... Read more
New pictures - samples on their way
I'm going to make this quick. Our latest (last?) batch of preproduction samples are on their way from the factory. This time, the factory is sending them in all 3... Read more
Mold revision update
Hi, I'm Bret, and I'm a Kickstarter Project Creator. It's been just over a month since my last update.
What's the news?
I heard from our factory today that the... Read more
Tale of the Tape
So, we have our first (and, I hope, last) delay, but I'm confident our timeline will accommodate this.
I received our samples Monday. That evening, while trying to... Read more
Production Samples have Arrived!
In Other News
We are currently planning to ship Kickstarter rewards without retail packaging -- I'm not sure it'll be ready in time to get these to you and imagine... Read more
New pictures & update on samples
I heard from our manufacturing partner today that samples will be on their way to us tomorrow. This is great news, and it means that in short order I'll be... Read more
Quick pre-poduction update
I just received this photo from our contract factory and wanted to share it with you. Once they have springs in hand, they'll be shipping me a few samples for... Read more
A Moldy Update
That's right, we have molds!
I'll spare you the animated gif joke this time because frankly, they were all pretty gross. But I did receive the following images from the... Read more
This is just a small update, but it's big all the same.
Design locked down
I've sent our final files to the factory for review. These incorporate a slightly raised... Read more
Quick survey notes
No matter how much testing you do of a survey, there are just going to be issues when it hits reality. So, if something strikes you as odd, please drop... Read more
And the winner is...
Thank you all for your participation in the Wrap Buddies Color Poll 2017.
It was a close battle between two leading contenders, but one sneaked ahead. When we factored in... Read more
I Hate Speed Bumps
Why is it that every time I send out a wonderful, happy, upbeat update, I get hit with disappointment the next day?
Okay, it's not that frequent, actually, but the... Read more
Coming soon: Surveys!
Good news: It's Survey time!
Watch your Inbox
In the next few weeks, we'll be sending out surveys from BackerKit. This is how you'll provide us your shipping address... Read more
Just a quick note to let you know that we've posted some images of the hinge redesign on our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/wrapbuddiesco/. Hop on over and take a look. The... Read more
Spring is here!
Yay -- though it doesn't feel like in much of the US right now, spring has arrived. Or the calendar says so, at least. Here in Virginia, our trees and shrubs... Read more
Working out the kinks
Hi! Happy February!
So, where are we at? What's going on? Why haven't we called or written?
Don't worry. We still love you all.
What we don't love... Read more
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
I've been a bit quiet over the holidays, trying to give some time back to my family. But next week it's back to work and back to... Read more
Christmas came early today. Better photographs and in-use shots will follow, as well as our notes after testing them, but I just had to share these right away!
That's a Wrap!
WE DID IT!
We're feeling very restrained & proper this morning.
Oh, who are we kidding? It's celebration central around here.
If we could, we'd invite you all over... Read more
4 Days (plus a few...) to go
We're Almost There!
There's just about 4 days left in our campaign. Or, to put it another way:
- 96 hours
- 5760 minutes
- 345600 seconds
- Just after I get up Saturday... Read more
To roll you that we're honoring the stretch goal and making the version with tape & ribbon dispensers anyway.
What was I thinking? Guess I got distracted by the Peanuts... Read more
Less than 10 Days to Go!
Around our house, we're fully in the Christmas mode. Decorations, baking, activities (way too many activities!), family, friends, and yes, some shopping. How can Wrap Buddies help me out?
- Gift... Read more
Peeking Behind the Wrapping
Were you the kind of kid who would carefully pull back the paper to see if you could sheak a peek at your gifts?
Yeah, me neither.
16 More Wrapping Days Til Christmas!
Okay, that's not quite right, but you get our point.
We're closing in on the end of our campaign, and the team is putting the final touches on... Read more
Tomorrow, we'll all likely sit down for big meals (well, those of us in the US will, anyway) and talk about all the things we're thankful for. All the things... Read more
Drum Roll, Please
Survey Results Are In
It's likely no surprise that Cranberry was our top vote-getter, at a whopping 36.2%. But what did surprise me was that Pine wasn't... Read more
A quick survey
Hey, backers! It's pre-survey time! (Not backer surveys, yet. Those come later.)
Yeah, we're excited too...
We Need to Plan
We're curious about the color choices and their relative popularity,... Read more
Good morning! We're nearing the halfway point of our campaign!
This morning, I thought I'd pull back the curtain a little and show you where Wrap Buddies started. Like most... Read more
It's a long weekend for my family; the kids have an extra two days off from school thanks to the election, so of course, it was time to crank up... Read more
With Halloween behind us...
Someone asked this past week if Wrap Buddies would work on non-square tabletops. Absolutely!
Here's one clamped to our kitchen island, which has a nicely rounded... Read more
Whoa! Funded today!
Congratulations! Thanks to you and 130 of your newly closest friends, Wrap Buddies are going to become a reality.
So now the team will start pushing toward those... Read more
Our First Week
We've been live and gathering pledges for a week, and we're over 90%funded! Thank you all for your support. We're so close we can almost taste... Read more
Early Bird ends tomorrow morning
Time is running out!
Just a quick reminder that our Early Bird prices really will end tomorrow morning, so if you or anyone you knows is thinking of pledging our... Read more
Big Day 3 Announcement
As I write this, we're well over halfway to our funding goal -- 62% of the way, in fact, heading into the third day of this campaign.
If this was... Read more
First day -- You rocked it!
Well, we are almost half funded! We don't know how to express how much it means to us, but we're putting our creativity to work to find a way! In... Read more