Too-th Cute for Words

When the hardback release of My Milk Toof arrived on my desk, there was only one phrase I could pen to my West Coast colleagues with my heart all a’mush: “You are about to be adora-bliterated!”

Told in a series of vivid snapshots accompanied my perfectly pithy prose, My Milk Toof follows the adventures of ickle and Lardee, two baby teeth BFFs who are bursting with personality. Born as a blog in 2009, My Milk Toof is the creation of artist Inhae Lee, who fashions the polished pair from polymer clay and paints their signature expressions, before capturing them in delicately-posed photos, complete with miniature costumes, props, and scenic locations.

Curious about her detail-oriented creative process? Watch Lee transform her ideas from a collection of hand-drawn sketches into an adorable game of hopscotch in the video below.

Want a book on your shelf that will always inspire a toothy grin? Brush up on the entire history of dental hijinks between ickle and Lardee with this title, available in our bookshop.


About Chris

Every day, Chris gets one to three scoops closer to his dream of an ice cream-only diet. If he’s not indulging his sweet tooth, Chris is using his child-like energy levels to play rubber snake pranks, converse with countless puns, and capture the world in photos as he walks. If you aspire to a perfect Pittsburgh accent or have a passion for periodicals, he would love to talk over afternoon coffee.

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6 Responses to Too-th Cute for Words

  1. Jo 04/03/2011 at 4:40 am #

    I was just totally eyeing this up in the store! I love My Milk Toof so much! I’m addicted to the blog!


  2. Jane 04/03/2011 at 5:51 am #

    this is awesome…

  3. Ariska 04/03/2011 at 7:26 am #

    What a lot of work to create such a beautiful picture, but the result is stunning!

  4. Sarah 04/03/2011 at 5:26 pm #

    so CUTE! it’s definitely worth all the work :)

  5. Tracy 04/04/2011 at 3:13 am #

    That has to be the cutest ever…ohhh!

  6. Penicillium 04/13/2011 at 9:04 am #

    They are so cute ! (especially Lardee) !

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