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the cutest blocks i ever did see

Sometimes, I come across a product so simple, brilliant, and just plain delightful that I can't help but think two things:

1) Why didn't I think of that? and

2) I must have it!

That's how I felt when I first came across Mixmates, which were created by my pals Alma Loveland and Melanie Burk. The two designers—also moms, business owners, and all 'round good people—first launched the product as printable stickers on their shop Caravan.

But now they want to take the toy to the next level and mass produce the mix-and-match blocks.

And we can help 'em make these lovely and creative toys a reality.

I can't wait to get my hands on my own set. And maybe, just maybe I'll share 'em with Henry and Maira too!

Visit their kickstarter campaign

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