Huggable Art

for the young and young at heart

Whimsical handmade animals lovingly stitched from reclaimed sweaters and eco-friendly fabrics.

SHOP STUFFED ANIMALS

Handcrafted with Heart

The Happy Groundhog Studio gives new life to discarded fiber materials by reclaiming them and transforming them into fun, huggable art. Each Eco-Conscious Stuffed Animal, Personalized State Pillow, or Handcrafted Ornament is created with care in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Meet some new, eco-friendly friends!

Meet Melissa

FOUNDER OF THE HAPPY GROUNDHOG STUDIO

Melissa is a fiber artist who loves being able to reclaim discarded materials, giving them to a new life in the form of adorable animals.

READ MORE ABOUT MELISSA
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