Saturday, November 12, 2011

Alliday Artist: Meet Story Builder Toys!

Tell us a little about yourself and your business.
We're a husband and wife team who started our business shortly after the birth of our son. At the time the news was full of stories about recalls and lead and BPA so it was a scary time to be a new parent. Suddenly everything was dangerous.

We decided that the best way to know our son's toys were safe would be to make them ourselves, people liked our designs so much that we decided to make a business of it.

What do you create and what do YOU love about your products?
We create handmade wooden and fabric toys. We love seeing the look on kid's faces when they spot out toys at craft shows. They just light up when they see that there is something there for them.
Where do you find inspiration?
From our son, he is the driving force behind all that we do and if a toy survives his 'playtesting' then we know it's a keeper.

The Alliday Show believes that everyday should be celebrated as a holiday! That being said, which holiday do you wish were everyday and why?
Definitely Christmas, there is just a special feeling to the whole season that really resonates with us. Any holiday that stresses kindness and joy in today's world is worth celebrating everyday.

If you could create your own holiday, what would it be and why?
An extra Thanksgiving spinoff where you get all the food and thankfulness while spending time with your family, but you don't have to get up to go shopping the next day. It would be sometime in the summer.

What is your favorite holiday tradition?
Baking together as a family.
How would you describe your work in three words?
Fun, Adorable, Impressive


  1. I really like his toys, omg how incredible are they, so simple but amazing, true toys like the ones I had when I was a little girl. Your blog is awesome by the way and I am a new follower! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!
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