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Adventure Ferret Lena by Avanii Adventure Ferret Lena :iconavanii:Avanii 90 13 Plushie Commission: Storm Lily the Wolf by Avanii Plushie Commission: Storm Lily the Wolf :iconavanii:Avanii 41 0 Plushie Commission: Renzo the Dog by Avanii Plushie Commission: Renzo the Dog :iconavanii:Avanii 52 2 Plushie Commission: Hollywood the Dog by Avanii Plushie Commission: Hollywood the Dog :iconavanii:Avanii 76 4 Plushie Commission: Akamai the Jackal by Avanii Plushie Commission: Akamai the Jackal :iconavanii:Avanii 91 15 Plushie Commission: Adamar the Wolf by Avanii Plushie Commission: Adamar the Wolf :iconavanii:Avanii 79 11 Charm Designs by Avanii Charm Designs :iconavanii:Avanii 51 3 Soft Charms! :for sale: by Avanii Soft Charms! :for sale: :iconavanii:Avanii 61 0 Myrra's Last Warning by Avanii Myrra's Last Warning :iconavanii:Avanii 65 3 Bookmark Commission: Eeveelutions by Avanii Bookmark Commission: Eeveelutions :iconavanii:Avanii 95 6 Rest in Peace Little Lady by Avanii Rest in Peace Little Lady :iconavanii:Avanii 77 13 Plushie Commission: Blue-Eyed Kitsune by Avanii Plushie Commission: Blue-Eyed Kitsune :iconavanii:Avanii 52 6 Plushie Commisison: Blue-Eyed Silverfox by Avanii Plushie Commisison: Blue-Eyed Silverfox :iconavanii:Avanii 60 10 Plushie Commission: Inermimon by Avanii Plushie Commission: Inermimon :iconavanii:Avanii 59 9 Plushie Commission: Hyenamon by Avanii Plushie Commission: Hyenamon :iconavanii:Avanii 53 11 Aureumon by Avanii Aureumon :iconavanii:Avanii 44 3


[NF] Naiak by ZimtBeadwork [NF] Naiak :iconzimtbeadwork:ZimtBeadwork 1,370 34 Scene #16 by TUWKA Scene #16 :icontuwka:TUWKA 108 23 Eevee Week - Umbreon by Imaginary-Rat Eevee Week - Umbreon :iconimaginary-rat:Imaginary-Rat 492 32 Marwin study by Imaginary-Rat Marwin study :iconimaginary-rat:Imaginary-Rat 719 68 Eevee Week - Espeon by Imaginary-Rat Eevee Week - Espeon :iconimaginary-rat:Imaginary-Rat 378 16 Beanie the Rat Plushie by AppleDew Beanie the Rat Plushie :iconappledew:AppleDew 103 9 dawn by revioLATE dawn :iconreviolate:revioLATE 244 7 Flint by Wolnir Flint :iconwolnir:Wolnir 416 24 [Gift] Mortimer stamp by BUGHS-22 [Gift] Mortimer stamp :iconbughs-22:BUGHS-22 39 12 Head Turnaround - 360 From Below by RobynRose Head Turnaround - 360 From Below :iconrobynrose:RobynRose 2,932 80 Delicate - commssion by Sharaiza Delicate - commssion :iconsharaiza:Sharaiza 289 10 The King and the Heir by buzzybanjo The King and the Heir :iconbuzzybanjo:buzzybanjo 40 3 Zigzagoon Plush by Draxorr Zigzagoon Plush :icondraxorr:Draxorr 145 18 Dog plush by DemodexPlush Dog plush :icondemodexplush:DemodexPlush 97 11 Cutie Knutie by NoxxPlush Cutie Knutie :iconnoxxplush:NoxxPlush 619 58
Hey guys,

It's been a while since my last journal. I'm sorry I haven't been very active lately. My life is pretty hectic right now as I'm trying to graduate this year (which means writing a monster thesis D: ) and aside from that regularly attend conventions to sell my work. On top of that these past 4 months have been very bad for my rats. Two passed away at a respectable age, but unfortunately with complications, and the two remaining ones are both not doing very well. Of one, I'm not sure she'll make it, in spite of the medicine and vet visits :c It's been very emotionally taxing. Doing research and writing for my thesis, preparing for and attending conventions, doing a weekly internship at a local museum, and trying to keep something resembling a social life has me stretched quite thin D: I have made a lot of new plushies for conventions and boy, the list of plushies-to-be-uploaded is way longer than I would like xD One day they'll all be on here!

Of the current commissions, two are finished and have already arrived at their new homes, and the other three are well on their way (3 plushies are almost ready for stuffing, for those who ordered a second plush: those still need to be started). This means that I will have to delay the next commission opening for at least a month (so definitely not in April). I want to get the current ones done and shipped before accepting new ones to avoid a too long wait as convention prep takes up a lot of time as well. Thank you for your patience :heart:

Convention planning

Here's a list of all the conventions I'm attending this year as a vendor.
:bulletred: Dutch Comic Con, 31 March / 1 April, Netherlands  This was a great success!
:bulletred: Game Con Groningen, 15 April, Netherlands
:bulletred: DoKoMi, 19-20 May, Germany
:bulletred: AnimeCon, 15-17 June, Netherlands
:bulletred: Abunai!, 24-26 August, Netherlands (officially I was too late to grab a spot, but a friend offered to share a table, so I'll most likely still be there)
:bulletred: Dutch Comic Con Winter, 24-25 November, Netherlands

Please come say hi if you're attending any of these conventions :D
  • Listening to: Spotify
  • Reading: The Fellowship of the Ring - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Watching: Steven Universe
  • Eating: Dark chocolate
  • Drinking: Green tea


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Etsy Stamp by Nicole-Marie-Walker Commissions Open by SquirtleStamps (Plushie commissions are CLOSED atm)
Hi! :)
My name is Kristel, I'm a 24-year-old Archaeology student from the Netherlands with a passion for the visual arts! I love drawing and plush-making and am fond of history, animation and nature. I am especially interested in the (Italian) middle ages and museums! :aww:. Besides that I love creating art. I have a fondness of mustelids and rodents, and tend to be drawn towards the lesser-known small mammals. Some of my favourite shows and books are: Steven Universe, Avatar (The last Airbender and Legend of Korra), Fullmetal Alchemist (Brotherhood), Harry Potter, His Dark Materials, and many Disney and Studio Ghibli movies. I really love Pokemon as well. Feel free to talk to me, I love meeting people with similar interests :D

Etsy shop:
Commission info:
For Plushies there is no up-to-date price list, but please see the following link for some info:
Plushie care guide:

You can find me on other websites, but I'm most active on DA :)
Tumblr: (some WIPs and art, also reblogs of my fandoms and pretty art/photos. Very varied)
Instagram… (very active, WIP shots of plushies, sketches, pet pictures, and many gemstone and mineral photos from my collection. Stuff from here often gets uploaded on Tumblr as well)
Furaffinity:… (inactive)
Weasyl: (inactive)
Animal reference blog:… (for reference of favourite animals. Not my own material. Pretty inactive)

Current Residence: the Netherlands
Favourite genre of music: Soundtracks + Classical music
Operating System: Mac
MP3 player of choice: i-Pod




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RedKkPuppy Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2018
im absolutely in love with your art! your style is so cute and inspiring

I recently received an adorable little rattie keychain from you as a gift from my girlfriend and it brought me here, I just figured I'd let you know while I'm here that I absolutely love it!
Keep up the awesome work, I look forward to seeing what you create
Avanii Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2018   General Artist
Ahh goodness, thank you so much!

And that's so sweet, thank you for letting me know!
SawuScimitar74 Featured By Owner May 15, 2018
Happy Birthday! :D
Avanii Featured By Owner May 28, 2018   General Artist
Thank you :)
sproutpaw Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!
Avanii Featured By Owner May 28, 2018   General Artist
Thank you :D
Affian-the-Fennec Featured By Owner May 15, 2018
Happy Birthday!
Avanii Featured By Owner May 28, 2018   General Artist
Thank you!
Affian-the-Fennec Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2018
Hope you had an extra awesome day!
birthdays Featured By Owner May 15, 2018
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's May 15th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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