The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

Shnap + Laces: Button-Up Laces and Quit Tying Knots!

A project in Tulsa, OK by Chris Faith

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A Button System for fastening Shoelaces. +PLUS+ A Wall Mount for items attached to a Lanyard, Wrist Strap, Chord or Key Chain!
Backers: 970
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $29,892 of $9,000
Dates: Jan 27th -> Mar 28th (60 days)
Project By: Chris Faith
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Latest News

Less than 48 hours to go!

March 26th - via:
 Hello Backers,  We're in the home stretch now! Less than 48 HOURS are left to reach the 2ND STRETCH GOAL of $36K!   After the project is officially funded you each will get a backer survey. Here you will provide a delivery address, select... (Read More)

2 New Colors + Update on 2nd Stretch Goal

March 23rd - via:
Hello Backers,  Over 900 amazing people have supported our project. Many of you have gone above and beyond, sharing the project with friends, your families and coworkers. We are continually honored by all of the positive feedback and encouraging... (Read More)

Project Name Change

March 19th - via:
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New Color Options!

March 12th - via:
Hi Shnap Backers,  There will soon be 2 more reasons to love Shnap + Laces. That's because we're adding 2 new color options! We haven't actually picked them yet. Any color suggestions are welcome and appreciated. You can suggest a color in the... (Read More)

1st Stretch Goal Reached!

March 3rd - via:
Hello Shnap Backers!  I'm thrilled to announce we've surpassed our 1st stretch goal of $25K! This will provide our backers with more great options. If you pledged to any reward that includes premium laces, you now have the option to substitute a... (Read More)

'Shnap Map' + New Reward Levels

February 24th - via:
Greetings Shnap Backers!  We're going strong, thanks to all of your support. Social media sharing continues to help us tremendously! We're always interested by where our backers are coming from, though not everyone shares a location. About 60% of... (Read More)

Rethinking How You Tie Your Shoes

February 20th - via:
TULSA, OK - It's something everyone fumbles through learning how to do, a virtually ancient shoe securing process that most people don't give a second thought to. (Read More)

It's sorta like we're crowd surfing!

February 19th - via:
Hey Shnap Backers!  It keeps getting better! You're the best fans and supporters we could have hoped for. Since our last update, the total # of backers has jumped to 657. We're definitely feeling the love! So many of you have been sharing your... (Read More)

New system is designed to make fastening your shoes a Shnap

February 17th - via:
The tying of shoelaces may not be the most difficult thing that most of us do each day, but that nonetheless hasn't stopped people from inventing no-tie shoelace systems. One of the latest, Shnap + Laces, has the user just snap the ends of their laces onto the tops of their shoes. (Read More)

You Rock and We Roll!

February 9th - via:
Hi Shnap backers,     We're on a roll! With an outstanding amount of support for this project - 421 amazing backers have helped us reach 140% of our funding goal! It's overly exciting to have reached the goal early, but that excitement just... (Read More)

We're Funded!! ('Stretch Goals' Preview)

February 3rd - via:
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January 28th - via:
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