Category Archives: Handmade Gift Items

Upcoming Event: Celebrate Cat Adoptions at PetPeople Green Tree

Celebrate Cat Adoptions at PetPeople Green Tree Saturday, June 25, 2022, Noon to 3:00 p.m. We’re celebrating Adopt A Cat Month! 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, but for sure I’ll have my cat mats, […]

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New Feline Upcycled Jar Lamps

My upcycled jar votives have graduated to lamps! Using new battery-operated string lights with timers and a variety of decorations, some labels, some cut vinyl, some paints or glass finishes and alcohol ink, they are bright and colorful day and night. Like everything else I make I’ve worked on the design and production of my […]

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“Inspirations” Art and Photo Exhibit, Gift and Merchandise Sale, June 18-19, 2022

Inspirations Art & Photography Exhibit & Sale RECEPTION: Saturday, June 18 • 4 to 8 p.m. Gifts and Merchandise Sale Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 440 Washington Avenue, Bridgeville, PA 15017 (Formerly Furry Friends Grooming next to Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation) This is the “big event” I’ve […]

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Carnegie Spring Market 2022, Sunday June 12, Noon to 3

Sunday, June 12 Carnegie Spring Market I’ll have all my feline and nature gift items and select art and prints 30 vendors, food, music, sidewalk sales Glass recycling event Noon to 3:00 p.m. Corner of West Main and Third Street, Carnegie, 15106 I know my tent looks a little funky—I had my camera on manual […]

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Join us at Dogapalooza in Carnegie Park, Sunday, June 5, 10 to 2

Sunday, June 5: Dogapalooza I’ll have my animal portraits and Custom Pet Memorial Votives Fundraiser for the Carnegie Dog Park and charitable animal organizations. Vendors, costume contests, basket raffles, food truck 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Carnegie Park, 900 Forsythe Road, Carnegie, PA 15106 Wow, this came up fast! I’m looking forward to displaying my […]

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Upcoming Events, June through November 2022

It’s just about time for show season to start! Over the winter I carefully considered how I wanted to manage my vendor show schedule. Last year I was in smaller weekly events like the farmers market with a few bigger events like Rock the Quarry and my own Open House events. The weekly schedule was […]

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A Rework for My Tote Bags

Just like all the other products I make, I took some time this spring to go over the issues and snags I’d encountered with my tote bags last year, and did my best to resolve those issues and streamline my production. The Tote Bag Rework I had found a lightweight canvas for my tote bags […]

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Spring Colors and Themes in Cabochon Pendants

Wildflowers are beginning to bloom in the woods, the trees have a fuzz of green, red-tailed hawks constantly soar above on thermals against the bright blue sky, and the first butterflies aren’t far behind. I have a selection of seasonal cabochon pendants to brighten up your wardrobe. I’ve been visiting the woods and while I […]

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Pet Search Art, Craft, Vendor Show March 26

Pet Search Spring 2022 Art, Craft and Vendor Show Benefiting Pet Search and Homeless Animals Saturday, March 26, 2022, 10:00 am-4:00pm American Legion, 168 Park Avenue, Washington, PA I’m a little out of practice—I forgot to post this event! This is a fun one-day event that I last attended in April 2018; 2019 I had […]

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Brighten Up for Spring with Garden Flags

While your spring blooming plants are just getting started, add some color to your garden with garden flags! And I have a special offer for you to get two garden flags for $25.00. Read more and see a gallery of garden flags on The Creative Cat: Marketplace: Brighten Up for Spring with Garden Flags

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