Category Archives: handmade gift items

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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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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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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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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September Carnegie Farmers Market Sundays, 12 and 26

Carnegie Farmers Market Sundays! September: Sunday, September 12 and 26, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Carnegie Farmer’s Market on Sundays has a new time for September! Because the Steelers will be playing on Sundays at 1:00 and all life needs to stop, we are starting an hour early, at 11:00 a.m. We have […]

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“Scratch Your Claws Here” Doormats, or Cat Mats

As you see demonstrated above, Mariposa has a good scratch and poses purrfectly for the camera. I had them on display during my open house, and Mariposa tested and found them good as well as the Brothers Three. This is another project I’ve been waiting to see come to fruition—my own black cat silhouette doormats. […]

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