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Birds at Arms: Kingdoms Enamel Pin Set

A project in St. Louis, MO by Karen Swartz

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Soft enamel pins
Backers: 175
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $9,687 of $2,000
Dates: Nov 25th -> Dec 30th (35 days)
Project By: Karen Swartz
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Latest News

Thank you!

December 30th - via:
We are speechless! You are all so incredible and we are so grateful that you liked the world and characters we're creating enough to support our project! We can't wait to get you all the pins, journals, ornaments, and prints! And Karen is over the... (Read More)

Added a tier for 2 prints and 1 pin

December 30th - via:
The new tier is called "Dye Maker" Thanks so much for your excitement everyone! Karen  (Read More)

Mage Priest Illustration Unlocked!!!

December 29th - via:
We unlocked the illustration of the Mage Priest Magpie!!!  I'm so looking forward to making that!!! It'll feature this magpie in the style of the Owl painting. You guys are amazing!!!!  (Read More)

We made a tier for 12 pins

December 29th - via:
Thank you so much for all of your support everyone! We made a tier for 12 pins ("Superb Duelist", $180)since a few of you had requested that.  We're so excited that all the pins are unlocked! :D  Karen and Justin  (Read More)

The Fencer is unlocked!

December 24th - via:
“I thought all herons were pacifists.” said the bouncer. “Sometimes herons have swords.” replied Zephris as he drew his rapier and swiftly disarmed the bouncer in one fluid motion, “This is one of those times.” You guys are incredible!... (Read More)

We're doing a giveaway of the Fowllands Ornament!

December 22nd - via:
We're giving away the Fowllands Warrior wooden ornament FREE to any of our backers who share this  image on social media! This is the only way to get this ornament right now.  Instructions: 1. Back the Birds at Arms Kickstarter at any level with... (Read More)

Spotlight Graphics and Lore for the City Guard Owl

December 22nd - via:
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You guys did it! We're making the City Guard Owl!!!

December 20th - via:
We wanted this pin so badly that we almost put it in the base campaign when we started this! So excited that we will be making it!  This also unlocks the owl as an option for refillable journal covers and wooden ornaments- those designs will be... (Read More)

Noble Fencer Heron Design is finished!

December 20th - via:
We are so super close to unlocking the City Guard Owl design! You guys are amazing! This Heron is the 7k stretch goal that comes after the owl.  -Karen  (Read More)

Simplified "City Guard" Owl

December 19th - via:
We added the "City Guard" Owl pin design to the stretch goals graphic! Come watch progress on the "Fencer" Heron tomorrow on Twitch from 1-3pm CST! Happy Saturday! Karen and Justin  (Read More)

Concept for the "City Guard" Owl

December 19th - via:
Hi guys! I added color to this concept for the "City Guard" Owl during our Twitch stream last night, and will be working on the simplified pin design during the stream from 1-3pm CST today! We hope you'll join us to chat about Birds at Arms! Justin... (Read More)

King's Knight Unlocked!!!

December 17th - via:
You guys are awesome!!! The King's Knight pin and matching refillable journal and wooden ornament have all been unlocked, and we're already well on our way to the next stretch goal! Pin spotlight for the King's Knight is incoming, and I'll be sharing... (Read More)

Pin Spotlight: The General

December 9th - via:
Hi Everyone! We finished up the lore text for the General, and added his spotlight graphics to the campaign page. The lore text for each unlocked pin will be printed on their backing cards. Thanks so much for your support everyone! Can't wait till we... (Read More)

"The General" Horn Bill is Unlocked!!!

December 8th - via:
Thank you all so much for your support of our project! We're so excited to make this pin!  We'll be adding the pin spotlight graphics and lore text later today!  Keep spreading the word! Let's get the "King's Knight" Swallow unlocked! Sincerely,... (Read More)

Epoxy coating for our pins

December 8th - via:
Hi Everyone! Just talked with our manufacturuer and we are adding an epoxy coating to our pins so they'll have a feel more like hard enamel! Its something several people have asked about and we're excited about this upgrade! Sincerely, Karen   (Read More)

More Rewards!

December 6th - via:
As requested, we have added the following reward tiers: Down Feather: 1x Print (8.5X11) Shiny: 1x Wooden Ornament Beetle Groomer: 3x Prints Nectar Refiner: 3x Ornaments Tree Thorn Ginko: 1x Custom Digital Painting (9X12) Thank you so much for your... (Read More)

We're streaming live again tonight @ 7 PM CST. Come interact with us!

December 5th - via:
Karen and I will be hosting another live stream tonight from 7-9pm CST! Stop by if you want to talk about Birds at Arms or just watch Karen paint! She'll be working on a commission inspired by the world, and I'll be around to answer questions about... (Read More)

Art Stream Tonight at 7pm (central)

December 4th - via:
Karen and Justin will be streaming on Twitch! Watch Karen work on the Noble Fencer Heron pin design, and ask us anything about Birds at Arms!  (Read More)

We added more reward tiers!

December 2nd - via:
Hi all! We added the following reward tiers since lots of you were requesting them: Illuminator: 1x enamel pin and 1x print Lore Singer: 1x refillable journal Perchkeeper: 1x enamel pin and 1x refillable journal Thanks so much for your support! We'll... (Read More)

Read this if you found us through Kickstarter.

November 29th - via:
Many of you found us through Kickstarter, and we're super happy to have you on board. If you're a fan of the project and aren't yet aware, we have a website: where you can subscribe to our mailing list and follow Birds at Arms... (Read More)

Blue Miner pin design unlocked!

November 27th - via:
Wooo! Our first stretch goal!  This also means you can choose the blue miner as an option for wooden ornaments and refillable journals. Thanks so much for your support! Keep telling your friends! Sincerely, Karen and Justin  (Read More)

We added another reward tier!

November 27th - via:
"Paige of Tree Dawn Maple" offers the following rewards (choose from any of the unlocked designs): 1x enamel pin 2x wooden ornaments 1x refillable journals Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving, and got to at least eat something yummy even if... (Read More)

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

November 26th - via:
We spent Thanksgiving making this for you guys. Hope you like it! Technically stuff from the Fowllands isn't a part of Kingdoms, and we're trying to keep some separation, but it's Thanksgiving so we figured what the heck. You'll probably see this guy... (Read More)

We added reward tiers for 6 and 9 pins (with just the pins)

November 26th - via:
We goofed and forgot to add those tiers before launch!  These are the new tiers we added: Grey Smith (Early Bird): six pins at $12 each (limited to 15 backers) Bodyguard (Early Bird): nine pins at $12 each (limited to 15 backers) Crab Apple Brewer:... (Read More)

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