This is to inform you that there are big new changes taking place at The Dummy Shoppe. We are always looking for a way to become different from any other maker in the world.
Effective today, we are no longer taking orders. JET is a never ending well of new ideas and she does not get the opportunity to make the new puppets she has in her mind, because she can’t get caught up on orders that are similars of old projects.
NOW THE GOOD NEWS
Instead of taking orders, we are going to be expanding the “Available Now” section of the site. Many people have asked for more of these type of puppets. We live in a culture of “instant gratification” and we are going to try to satisfy that demand.
Hopefully some of you will never have known that there might be a small problem with our eyelashes. Not everyone has had a problem with an eyelash coming off, but they do from time to time in fact come off. When that happens we have a section on the website that tells how to fix fingernails and eyelashes.
It has come to our attention that some of you do not know all the potential that your puppet has.
We have addressed the topic of positioning hands. This is made possible due to the fact that the hands have been internally wired. Therefore the hands are poseable. Just gently bend the fingers and hands to the position that you want them and they will stay in that position.
Now for the new news.
We have a friend who has purchased several puppets in the last year. For the sake of his marriage we won’t reveal his name for this column. HE is a devout lover of his new puppets and is very much like a child at Christmas when waiting for the next one to arrive.
This last week we shipped him his newest friend. He was both anxious and excited about the new puppet arriving. Since he had already gotten several new puppets in the last year, his wife was NOT as excited as he was, so he quietly kept her in the dark until the last moment.
Once we shipped the puppet, he was anxiously awaiting the tracking information. His plan was to do kind and loving things for his wife so that she would be accepting of the new character when it arrived.
The picture on the left is the way we shipped to puppet to him and the picture on the right is how she looks after the remake.
Recently we have been in touch with our good friend Daniel Clemente. He had purchased an old woman puppet but could not seem to find her voice and personality. He was thinking of selling her. A while back we had suggested a trip to the local Thrift Store on another puppet.
Just before selling this puppet, Daniel decided to go Thrift Shopping. With very little time and effort and certainly not much money, Daniel came up with a new outfit for the puppet that completely changed her look and personality. Her voice suddenly came to him and she now has a new life in his group of puppets.