Category Archives: animal-inspired merchandise

Custom Pet Memorial Votive, a Special Gift for Special People

Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Memorial Day, each is a day for a special gift, often something customized. A Custom Pet Memorial Votive is a gift for yourself to remember a beloved animal companion, or to send to a family member or friend to show you remember their companion too. While Memorial Day is a universal […]

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Mail a Note with “Kitties Being Kitties” Notecards

Sometimes the simplicity of a single color line or tone on a beautiful paper stock tells the story. These four cards were my very first set of notecards, which I published in 1992. While in this era we are accustomed to a world of images saturated with color, these detailed ink drawings have just as […]

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If You Enjoy My Feline Artwork, You’ll Enjoy My “Feline Style Sampler”

In autumn 2013 I created this little portfolio piece, Feline Style Sampler, sketches and portraits, to include in presentations to prospective illustration customers to both show a variety of styles of illustration and my ability to design a little book like this and have it printed and bound. I was very pleased with the way […]

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Stocking Up on Accessory Bags

I spent the dreary weekend stocking up on handmade things, like these accessory bags, plus totes, dishtowels and more. But for now, Sienna is most excited about the accessory bags! I create my own “fabric” swatches by pressing the pattern on fabric using a fabric transfer, the kind often used for t-shirts and other garments, […]

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The Creative Cat New Year Newsletter

Happy Mew Year New Inspirations for 2022 Building on 2021 My goal for 2021, with my newly-established studio spaces, well-stocked materials and updated equipment, was to create more new things in the new year. But what became my motivational force was actually updating the way I made the things I had already designed. I not […]

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Our Happy Holidays Open House

Happy Holidays Open House In-person and Virtual starts in-person Friday, December 17 to Monday, December 20, 2021, but you can shop any time online, including starting right now! If I need to ship, I want to make sure it gets to you so my virtual open house starts today. Get the details! Read more on […]

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Bring an Angel Pet Into the Holidays with a Custom Pet Memorial Votive

Most people have purchased custom pet memorial votives soon after a pet has died whether for themselves or for others. But often the holidays bring up the grief about a pet who died at any time during the year, or even years past. Also, as you cast about for a gift for a family member […]

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July Feline Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: Five Cats and One Box

So what do five cats do with one box? Mewsette is in the box while Giuseppe is checking under the flap of the box, and Jelly Bean is sitting next to the box washing “there”, Mimi is experiencing box envy and planning on how to get into the box, and Mr. Sunshine is looking away, […]

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For Memorial Day, a Custom Pet Memorial Votive

  A gift for yourself to remember a beloved animal companion, or to send to a friend to show you remember their companion too, I create a custom votive using images you provide. If your votive is a gift, I can ship it directly to your friend with a customized sympathy card at no extra […]

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Marketplace: Three Favorite Gift Books for $25.00, Limited Time

Stuck inside? Enjoy some artwork! I’m offering my three art books as a package for a special discounted price so you can look at 36 samples of my art from fine art to loose brush pen sketch, color up your own pages in a pocket-size coloring book, and enjoy fine art portraits and cat rescue […]

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