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Take Time for Handwritten Notes on Handprinted Tabbies Note Cards

While you’re socially isolating, why not write notes and mail them to friends? Imagine the excitement at going to the mailbox and finding a piece of personal mail from a friend! These 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ note cards are hand-printed on over a dozen different paper colors in both pastel and bright tones of yellow, pink, […]

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Whale Tail, a Tiny Linoleum Block Print

I love the photos of whale breaches that tell the “whale’s tale” and I wanted to find the essence of the moment, just the whale’s tail, the water and the sky. “Whale Tail II” is a simplified, iconic image of a whale’s tail breaching the waves with the clouds over the water in the background. […]

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Tiny Linoleum Block Prints, Whale Tail I and II

I love the photos of whale breaches, but I just wanted to find the essence of the moment, just “the whale’s tail, the water and the sky. “Whale Tail I” and “Whale Tail II” is a simplified, iconic image of a whale’s tail breaching the waves with the clouds over the water in the background. […]

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Bright and Colorful Handprinted Tabbies Note Cards

These 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ note cards are hand-printed on over a dozen different paper colors in both pastel and bright tones of yellow, pink, orange, blue, green and violet, and five different ink colors, magenta, green, blue, orange and purple and each comes with a matching envelope. I printed them randomly just for fun, so […]

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Kelly’s Morning Bath Linoleum Block Prints

You’re probably familiar with “The Roundest Eyes”, a block print inspired by Kelly. She also inspired another block print—the “Kelly’s Morning Bath” prints were the first feline pictorial block print I designed all the way back in 1998, even before The Tortie Girls duo of block prints in 2001. I often feature “Kelly’s Morning Bath” […]

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Snow on Quince Blossoms, The Spring Kitten Print

My welcome of Spring in a matted and framed hand-tinted linoleum block print of a tiny white kitten nestled on a branch with pink spring blossoms and green leaf buds, though it actually references the blooms in the January thaw. I once had a pure white long-haired kitty with pea green eyes and a pink […]

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Featured Artwork: “Window Kitty, Snowy Night” Seasonal Card ~ The Creative Cat

I designed this linoleum block print for my holiday card in 2001. The design is based on the actual scene that met me many snowy nights when I came home from my day job and seeing one of my kitties in silhouette, Sally for many years, then Sophie, then Kelly, sitting on the windowsill at […]

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Bright and Colorful Handprinted Tabbies Note Cards

The stripes made me do it! No, we have not always been a household of solid-color cats. The clarity of tabby cat stripes as they outline a cat’s features and define its shape has always been an inspiration for more graphic designs beginning with Fawn, Stanley and Allegro. These cards were block printed, a technique […]

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Kelly’s Morning Bath

You’re probably familiar with “The Roundest Eyes”, a block print inspired by Kelly. She also inspired another block print—the “Kelly’s Morning Bath” prints were the first feline pictorial block print I designed all the way back in 1998, even before The Tortie Girls duo of block prints in 2001. I often feature “Kelly’s Morning Bath” […]

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A Block Print for Eagles Hatching

Watching the eagles busy at their local nests, keeping house, feeding, hatching their eggs, it’s time to share this print. This linoleum block print captures the moment of landing for an eagle, head pressed forward, eyes focused, talons extended ready to capture the branch, wings extended, all feathers unfurled to put on the breaks for […]

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