Whether you want to make a custom stuffed animal from your kid’s drawing or your own custom design, Budsies are the perfect huggable creation.

Budsies is custom stuffed animals made from drawings and artwork. Unlike other toys and stuffed animals, a child uses his or her imagination to create and draw their very own character, and then they see that creation come to life as a toy that they can play with for years to come. Budsies was featured on Shark Tank in 2015 and just created their 100,000th custom plushie!


  • Hand-made to look just like the drawing you submit
  • 16″ or you can upgrade to 30″ for an extra huggable creation
  • A unique birthday gift, holiday gift, or even just because


Budsies has turned some pretty awesome art into stuffed animals

From custom teddy bears and book characters to wild doodles and advanced illustrations, Budsies team has tackled it all. Budsies has also brought anime and other original characters to life! Check out some of the plashes Budsies has created so far for people all over the world.

Budsies is a special keepsake to treasure forever.

Budsies’ team has made all kinds of amazing Budsies for people all over the world. From custom anime characters to adorable kid’s doodles, Budsies’ team has seen some amazing Budsies go home to both kids and adults.

Selfies are custom plush dolls made to look like people. The ideas are endless. They’re great gifts for long-distance relationships, business travelers, military families during deployment, or to celebrate major life events like a wedding.


  • Double-sided printing and custom shapes
  • Choose from full body, half body or head only
  • 2 Sizes: Regular (12”) & Large (18”)


Buddy Pillows

Just Launched! Buddy Pillows are custom-shaped pillows made from your favorite photo. They are super soft and huggable making them the perfect gift for anyone, any time! They’re meaningful gifts for those who can’t visit loved ones due to social distancing. The face-only style is also a hilarious gag gift for the hard-to-buy-for tweens, teens, Millennials, and Gen Z.


  • Detailed plush doll based on your photo
  • Hand-sewn with super soft plush & hypoallergenic stuffing
  • An awesome gift for friends and loved ones
  • Voice recorders available, so you can send loved ones a special message


Budsies® is a South Florida-based company that brings artwork to life. Budsies are beautiful custom-sewn stuffed animals created from any drawing or photo. First launched in August 2013 by Founder & CEO Alex Furmansky, the company is headquartered in Boynton Beach, Florida. Since its start, over 113,000 Budsies have been created for happy customers across 63 countries around the world, including the U.S., France, India and Australia.

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