Category Archives: animal-inspired merchandise

Holiday Open House Studio Sale

Holiday Open House Studio Sale art and photography on the walls plus handmade gift items December 16 and 17, 2017 Noon to 5:00 p.m. 315 Sixth Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106 Having my car in repairs for two months this autumn put a big damper on getting to gift shows and events for the holidays so […]

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Jammin’ Jay Blues

When a bunch of blue jays get together, you know it. This one particular section of a tree in my backyard is a favorite place for jam sessions. Suddenly this morning, many trees are nearly bare, including this section of a mulberry, and the jays were out there this morning, noising it out like a […]

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A Purrfect Gift Box or a Gift In Itself, After Dinner Nap Keepsake Box

“The face that launched a thousand portraits,” my Stanley, the feline mascot of my business, appearing on my business card and brochure cover. As I set up the pages for this site I sat back and thought about possibly using another piece of artwork as my signature for the site. This keepsake has my painting […]

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Yes? Lady Leopard Wants to Know

This linoleum block print captures a leopard I saw at the zoo, turning around with quite the question on her face. I so loved the spots that showed up so clearly in my photos so I decided to just print the spots It’s printed in black on white rice paper and hand-colored with watercolor tints. […]

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July 2017 Feline Sampler Box: Summer Living

My July 2017 Feline Sampler celebrates enjoying summer and remembering summer kitties. I wanted to include as many bright colors and sunshine as I could plus a special gift item to use outdoors or inside. Contents Click each photo to see an enlarged version. I choose contents to give you the most variety in each […]

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Feline Garden Flags for Summer Gardens

Let people know you love cats with these colorful and unique feline garden flags I’ve created with my artwork! Flags are 11” wide x 15” tall and are digitally printed on both sides of a heavyweight, durable indoor/outdoor woven printable fabric. I finish by adding the rod pocket. They fit the most common garden flag […]

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May 2017 Feline Sampler Box: Flowers and Sunshine

May is warm colors and bright flowers and more sunshine as every day grows longer, and my May 2017 Feline Sampler welcomes the outdoors in a vase of flowers, through the windows and in the garden. Contents Click each photo to see an enlarged version. I choose contents to give you the most variety in […]

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Keep Track of Dates and Events With “Great Rescues Day Book”

I’ve used a day book for over 20 years and have all the arrivals and, sadly, departures of each of my cats along with my friends’ weddings, my nieces’ births and the births of their children, the day I first registered my business name, all that sort of stuff, conveniently included in one place. In […]

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My Animal Sympathy Cards Featured on The Contemporary Pet

My animal sympathy cards and remembrances were featured in an article on The Contemporary Pet. I met the blog author Lori Hilliard at the Pet and Equine Expo in May and was surprised to know another blogger connected to the same pet blogging network as me was so close. I look forward to getting to […]

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