Category Archives: Gift Items

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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A New Batch of Keepsake Boxes

Mimi is sure the lighting for this photo is horrible. So am I! As soon as we had some sun she and Mewsette and I ran out to set up the photo. Then the sun went in. But we are sure you can see the boxes well enough for now. I made up a new […]

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Pointy-eared and Eartipped, Feline Holiday Ornaments and More!

My “Star of Wonder” ornament is designed from my original “Star of Wonder” holiday card in 2012, more on that below. I handmake each ornament on a wood disk with a silver star, a light blue background and a navy blue cat silhouette, and trim the edge with silver. All these elements have been consistent, […]

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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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“Scratch Your Claws Here” Mats for People and Cats

Received the mats today! They were cat tested as soon as I put it on the floor in front of me after unwrapping. My cat Frankie the Siamese first sniffed it and within half a minute he was scratching with his butt in the air just like Mimi and the picture on the mat! (Also […]

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Upcoming Events: Carnegie Holiday Market November 21

Carnegie Holiday Market Sunday, November 21, 2021, Noon to 3:00 p.m. And, yes, it’s still outdoors! I’m a cold-weather fan and I’m looking forward to this event. It will be just like the summer farmers markets with many of the same vendors. Let’s hope we don’t have a snowstorm that weekend! I’ll have all the […]

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Upcoming Event: Cat Celebration at PetPeople Green Tree

Cat Celebration Day Saturday, October 16, 2021, Noon to 3:00 p.m. We’re celebrating all things cat on Global Cat Day, also Feral Cat Day! PetPeople Green Tree, 1948 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 I’ll have just a table space to display so I’ve carefully chosen what I’ll have with me. I made a collage of […]

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New Design: Only Good Luck Black Cats Garden Flag

“Only Good Luck!” is a design I put together on Friday the 13th of September 2019. “Full moon, black cats and Friday the 13th all come together for good luck! I decided to make a little graphic with a photo of Mimi and The Four Housecats of the Apocalypse and one of my Harvest Moon […]

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Upcoming Events: Fall Festival, Farmers Market, and Open House

Carnegie Fall Festival Saturday, September 25, 2021, 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A community festival on Main Street, and I’ll be set up with the usual wares plus some special photos and prints of paintings of Carnegie. Last Carnegie Farmers Market of the Season Sunday, September 26, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Because the […]

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Autumn Colors, Autumn Themes in Cabochon Pendants

The flowers of summer are changing over to shades of autumn and autumn scenes. I could also picture other elements of nature, like the red-tailed hawks that constantly soar above against the blue sky, and the newly bright forest floor as the leaves have begun falling. I purchased a few bags of cabachon frames and […]

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