2014 Wrap Up
When last we sent an update, we were looking for your help to get votes for Lyla’s Toy and Game Inventor’s Excellence (TAGIE) award. Your support was heartwarming AND effective!... Read more
You Can Help Us Again!
We have had a few very exciting developments lately, and we need your help!
Lyla was nominated for Young Inventor of the Year for the Chicago Toy and Game's... Read more
The Lyla Tov Monster naming tradition began while we were still making one-of-a-kind Monsters. Originally, the Monsters were just sold as they were, and we left the naming to the... Read more
As mentioned in our last update, naming rights for our new, pink monster had been claimed. You may have guessed by the subject line that this spunky, lovable Monster has... Read more
Billy & Dak!
Thanks to all of you, our Kickstarter exceeded our original goal of $15,000 and we were able to add our stretch goal to make our first Lyla Tov Monster book.... Read more
Press, Distribution and Staffing
Toy Fair in February was a great chance to show our Monsters and meet new friends! Those of you who follow us on Facebook and Twitter have hopefully seen some... Read more
Toy Fair 2014!
Happy Valentine’s Day! The coming week is a big one for Lyla Tov Monsters! We’re returning to the Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair at the Javits Center in New York... Read more
Lessons Learned: Shipping
We've shipped out all of our Kickstarter reward Limited Edition Monsters to their new owners! (with a couple known exceptions) All of our One Of A Kind backers have chosen... Read more
A Good Night Brings Sweet Dreams
Happy New Year everyone! (a little late) We haven’t updated recently, but we’ve been working really hard and learning an awful lot. We’ll have a few updates in the near... Read more
Lots of Big News
It’s been a very exciting week for Lyla Tov Monsters!
The biggest news is that the Monsters have arrived! Triangle (see Update 9) received a shipment on Thursday and said... Read more
Fulfillment! - No More Monsters Jumping on the Bed!
Though we had originally planned on filling our house with Monsters, folding lots of boxes and shipping them ourselves, we realized that was a really bad idea. Tessa reminded us... Read more
Production and Shipping!
I actually don't have too much to say about production, except that factory production is now complete for Forrest and Charlotte! All 2000 snuggly Monsters have been made and packed... Read more
Don't Be Afraid! Monsters in progress....
Though you haven’t gotten an update from us for a while, we’ve been hard at work on about a billion aspects of what it takes to run a new business.... Read more
Monsters in Progress... and the Unveiling of the Names!
We've been one busy family! You may not have received a Kickstarter Update since the Kickstarter ended, but the wheels are in motion to get our Monsters ready and delivered... Read more
We Have Stretch! A Book is Coming!
Thanks to a generous offline contribution, we have met our stretch goal and are going to make a Lyla Tov Monsters book! This means that everybacker will have their... Read more
LET'S GET THOSE STRETCH GOALS!
We're getting really close to hitting our $20,000 Stretch Goal to make a Lyla Tov Monsters book! As soon as we reach that goal, we will add the book as... Read more
We’ve Got Legs!
This used to be what our house would look like at times. Hopefully we won't have to have too many more limb sorting days!
In 11 daysyou... Read more
Off to a Great Start!
Lyla Tov Monsters is off to a great start, achieving 71% of our funding in the first two days! Thanks to all of our supporters who have so graciously been... Read more