Tag Archives: handmade

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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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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New Flower Keepsake Boxes

Much as I love snow and winter, I love the bright colors and welcome of spring with this new batch of keepsake boxes includes both vintage cigar box keepsakes and small round mache and cardboard boxes in the most popular flower designs. From the top left: Veronica’s Tulips, Red Climbers, Tea for Tulips, My Mother’s […]

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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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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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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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“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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