Each takes anywhere from two to three weeks to complete.
"I like my bears to make collectors laugh and smile when they see them."
Her bears are best known for having realistic features. With large leather paw pads and resin sculpted noses, these bears have collectors, young and old, looking to add them to their collections.
"I do not have just one type of collector because my designs are all one-of-a-kind and each bear is different from the one that came before it," she remarked. "I think that collectors can get a feel for my style through my bears and in turn, get to know me; the artist."
When not creating bears, Yolanda enjoys watching movies and shopping with her family. She likes reading and making custom jewelry for her bears.
"I like to learn new things."
YoYo Bears has been featured on QVC Home Shopping Network and has won several awards including winning the 2015 Toby Industry Choice Award.