This one didn’t turn out quite as planned. I was trying to find sites that create custom action figures. Because that’s awesome. Duh. But the links came up short. More transactional and not very inspirational.I couldn’t find enough to write about. And that’s a problem when you’ve got to think up 100 lines.

So I found custom teddy bears…

This sounds fun, right? But even this became a challenge. What I clicked was more about creating a plush of your pet, or ordering bulk amounts of a dolls. Good if you’re a children’s book author. Not if you’re a parent who wants to wants Build-A-Bear on steroids.

(That wording is off, but  I’m gonna leave it because it’s funny).

Anyway, I didn’t find what I was looking for until I was on the final stretch. So the lines were swayed in the wrong direction and never hit the mark. It’s a shame because it could be a good list.

…Boy, I really sold this post, didn’t I?

Anyway, here are 100 headlines about custom plushes

1 Just like your real best friend, only softer
2 Like all your favorite characters, only fluffy
3 From the minute you take your new custom plush out of the box, you’ll fall in love
4 If you can draw it, we can turn it into a stuffed toy
5 Everyone has a favorite stuffed animal. This one will be yours.
6 haven’t you always wondered what you’d look like as a stuffed animal?
7 Doesn’t matter if you know what the drawing is supposed to be. We do. And we’ll build it.
8 Who says you can’t have a stuffed animal of anything you want?
9 Make a new cuddly friend that looks exactly the way you want it to
10 Build your new favorite stuffed animal
11 Fluff and stuff your favorite animal into your new best toy
12 Turn your favorite bedtime story into your new stuffed animal
13 Turn any creation into your new favorite stuffed animal
14 There’s only way one best way to bring your drawing to life–and that’s us
15 handcrafted happiness
16 Cuddly friends, designed exactly the way you want them to look
17 You want a fat unicorn? We’ll make you a fat unicorn.
18 If you’ve got a Pinocchio of an idea, we’ll be your Gepetto
19 The “OMG, too cute!” custom stuffed animal designer
20 Turn your favorite character into a toy
21 Is it cheating to make a child love a book by giving them a stuffed animal of it?
22 An easy way to bring your characters to life
23 Who else wants a stuffed animal you can design?
24 You’ve already dreamt up your perfect plush. Now let’s build it.
25 We turn any idea into a toy
26 If your kid can draw it, we can build it
27 Just like you, only softer
28 Unique stuffed animals created from your very own designs
29 Clone your favorite character into a cuddly new friend
30 The custom-crafted builder of all your favorite characters
31 We don’t build plush toys. We build best friends.
32 Build a hug for someone
33 Build a dream come true
34 You design a toy. We’ll build it.
35 cuddle up to your own creation
36 In two months, you’ll have a custom, cuddly, hand-crafted plush of whatever character you choose to create
37 Some people get very attached to stuffed animals. When you get ours, you’ll understand why.
38 Your homemade sock puppet has met its match
39 We’ll create a plushie from any design—including you
40 You create the plush. We just build it.
41 Make a toy of your favorite character
42 Where scribbles become stuffies
43 Where you build your favorite character, and design your new best friend
44 To all the parents whose children want a toy that doesn’t exist… We have news.
45 You didn’t know it was possible, but now you can turn a drawing into a stuffed animal
46 Get a stuffed animal that looks like you
47 Just because there’s no toy of your favorite character, doesn’t mean you can’t have one
48 It wasn’t possible to create a one-off custom plush of your favorite character…until now
49 Build a custom plush of any character you can imagine
50 To the parent who will settle for nothing less than the pure ecstasy on their child’s face
51 Loveable, huggable, scrunchable stuffed animals, designed by you
52 Turn your artwork into a stuffed animal
53 Super soft plushies designed by you
54 Clone any character into a new cuddly plush
55 Build the plushie that’s in your brain
56 We bring your drawings to life
57 Stitch your favorite characters to life
58 If you draw if, we’ll create it
59 Turning drawings into huggable creations for 13 years
60 Create a one-of-a-kind stuffed animal, exactly the way you want to
61 We’ve hand-crafted over 2,000 custom plushies that’ve made people happy. You’re next.
62 Because you can’t hug a computer screen
63 How to turn your drawing into a loveable, huggable, squeezable plush
64 Turn your drawing into a toy
65 You’ve just found your child’s new favorite teddy bear
66 Bring your best buddy to life
67 Everyone’s got a stuffed animal. But how many people designed it themselves?
68 Stitching creations to life, one drawing at a time
69 Want to see your idea brought to life?
70 To the parents who want to see a huge smile on their child’s face
71 Just because you’ve never seen a toy of a character, doesn’t mean you can’t have one
72 We build happiness here
73 Like Build-a-bear without limitations
74 New toy manufacturer turns any character into a stuffed animal
75 You send a picture and we make it
76 What’s your best chance at winning Parent of The Year?
77 A custom plush of anything of you want
78 Just like Gepetto, we bring your toys to life
79 The next thing we build will be your new best friend
80 You’re not still making stuffed animals from socks, are you?
81 If you’ve already bought your child’s birthday present, don’t worry. You can think of another excuse to get this.
82 If your little one can draw it, we can turn it into a stuffed animal
83 Handcrafting smiles since 2004
84 Want to see yourself as a stuffed animal?
85 Design your new best friend
86 The cuddle toy they’ll cherish forever
87 Where great characters become your favorite toys
88 Certain characters don’t have a toy. Until now.
89 Give them a doll of you, for times when you can’t be with them
90 Never settle for drawings again
91 From paper to real, huggable, squeezable, lovable life
92 Bring your favorite character to life
93 Take this doll and stuff it
94 Whatever it takes the capture the perfect face of your creation, we’ll do it
95 How to create any monster, any animal, any character into your new favorite teddy bear
96 The difference between stuffed animals, is ours look any way you want them to
97 Cute & cuddly is kind of our thing
98 Build a voodoo doll of yourself, only cute and adorable (and not at all witch-crafty)
99 The plush toy builder for whatever you can think of
100 What’s the best way to make your child love a picture book character even more? Bring it to life.

 

Overall: Swing & a miss. Uninspired. By the time I found what I was looking for, I was mentally checked out. Blah.

Lesson: For the life of me, I could not decide on a topic today. It messed me for an hour as I searched site-after-site for something. By the time I found it, I was tired, in the wrong mind frame, and not at all motivated to write.  No Bueno.

  • I think there could be something to the Pinocchio / Gepetto them…
  • This one might be worth trying again if I approach it with a new frame of mind

Time: 1:05—which is the same amount of time I spent hunting for a topic.