Category: Art & Crafts

Cat Crafters – Check out These Vintage Cat Stamps
[ 0 ] August 7, 2014 |

Cat Crafters – Check out These Vintage Cat Stamps

Whether you collect stamps or are a crafter who creates collages or mixed media masterpieces, you will LOVE these vintage cat stamps from around the world. Yes, cats rule the planet, and what better way to prove it than by sticking cat pics all over your country’s mail? And they’re cheap — just $3.25 for […]

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13 Pain-Free Cat Tattoos
[ 3 ] July 3, 2014 |

13 Pain-Free Cat Tattoos

Maybe you have a deathly fear of needles. Or you’re afraid of making a commitment to a permanent tattoo. The solution? Temp Tatts. The best part? They only cost a couple of bucks. Here are 13 Temporary Cat Tattoos that look like the real thing, but you can scrub them off tonight and try a […]

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10 Mid-Century Modern Cat Art Prints Your Eichler Can’t Live Without
[ 5 ] June 26, 2014 |

10 Mid-Century Modern Cat Art Prints Your Eichler Can’t Live Without

These mid-century modern cat art prints were created by Donna Mibus of Dallas, TX. Though they’d be a proud centerpiece of any cat lover’s home, they’re a must-have if you live in a Mad Men-era home or are a fan of  The Jetsons. These are printed or painted on canvas with a protective satin finish […]

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Custom Cat Art is Magnetizing
[ 0 ] June 24, 2014 |

Custom Cat Art is Magnetizing

How would you like a custom magnet of your cat drawn from a photo? Etsy shopkeeper Goodafternoonan does custom drawings in archival ink that are shrunk and transformed into one-of-a-kind magnets for your fridge. Your cat’s name is included on the magnet. They make wonderful personal gifts, and take up to two weeks to ship […]

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Cat-Embossed Rolling Pin
[ 3 ] June 18, 2014 |

Cat-Embossed Rolling Pin

I’m a baker, and I love cookies. I’d make a batch every day if I weren’t in danger of weighing 800 lbs. But this rolling pin has me reconsidering that stance. If I had a cat-embossed rolling pin, how could I resist or cookies with it every single day? Or make my own cat treats […]

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13 Cheap Ways to Catify Your Garden
[ 3 ] April 24, 2014 |

13 Cheap Ways to Catify Your Garden

Continuing the cat gardening theme… once you’ve got it planted, it’s time to catify it. There are few things more delightful than visiting a cat lady’s garden and discovering, like Easter eggs, cat sculptures, garden stakes and other outdoor art throughout. Here are 13 handcrafted cat-themed garden art that won’t break the bank — none […]

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13 Cat Valentine Gifts and Cards — all Handcrafted
[ 2 ] January 30, 2014 |

13 Cat Valentine Gifts and Cards — all Handcrafted

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner? Celebrate it in a special way with these hand crafted gifts… click any image to get the product information.   First, you’ll have to figure out what to wear… Valentine heart cat neckband (don’t wear without supervision): Do you slow-blink your human? Here’s the […]

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13 Cat Quilts that Aren’t Your Momma’s Quilts!
[ 3 ] August 29, 2013 |

13 Cat Quilts that Aren’t Your Momma’s Quilts!

This week’s Thursday 13 is all about cat quilts… and these aren’t your momma’s quilts. More art than utilitarian textiles, these are more likely to be displayed on your wall than folded up on the foot of your bed…. although your kittehs might like curling up with them!   David Taylor creates exquisite paintings in […]

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13 Cat Collages for the Purrfect Living Space
[ 2 ] August 8, 2013 |

13 Cat Collages for the Purrfect Living Space

Collage art is infinitely interesting, providing an ongoing Easter egg hunt as you discover new facets of the work. They can be as elementary as a school kid’s magazine-pastings to sophisticated mixed media works by “real” artists. This week we have 13 cat collage works any cat lover would love to have adorn her walls: […]

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13 Cool Cat ACEOs
[ 0 ] August 1, 2013 |

13 Cool Cat ACEOs

What are ACEOs  (art card editions and originals)? They’re 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 inch artist trading cards with no restrictions or requirements other than size. They can be originals, prints, collages, mixed media works, assemblages… anything! They can be displayed on little tiny easels, framed and hung in groups, or collected and traded. Typically, they’re extremely affordable ways […]

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13 Urns and Memorials for Your Beloved Cat
[ 6 ] June 20, 2013 |

13 Urns and Memorials for Your Beloved Cat

When we experience the heartbreaking loss of cherished cats, it can be difficult in the throes of grief to think of the best way to memorialize them. Here are 13 urns and custom artworks that can serve their memory as you keep them forever in your heart. Click through for info on how to order. […]

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Grumpy Cat Signs Movie Deal
[ 1 ] May 30, 2013 |

Grumpy Cat Signs Movie Deal

MSNBC crowned her the Most Influential Cat of 2012. She is so in demand that her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, took a leave of absence from work to accomodate her schedule. Yes, we’re talking about the ubiquitous Grumpy Cat. Her real name is Tardar Sauce, and she just inked a big screen movie deal, with Will […]

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Internet Cat Video Fest Hits the West Coast this Weekend with Cat-Art-Tech Catstravaganza!
[ 1 ] May 10, 2013 |

Internet Cat Video Fest Hits the West Coast this Weekend with Cat-Art-Tech Catstravaganza!

Are you dying to go to the Internet Cat Video Festival but can’t make it to Minneapolis this summer? If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you’re in luck. The Internet Cat Video Festival is holding a screening in Oakland, CA tomorrow (May 11th). And, true to high tech Bay Area form, the […]

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Sara Swink’s Cats in Clay
[ 0 ] April 29, 2013 |

Sara Swink’s Cats in Clay

I found a Pinteresting sculptor this week, and couldn’t wait to share her work with you. Her name is Sara Swink, and there are a lot of cats peeking out from her portfolio: A cat and a donkey? But of course! She does a lot of sculptures of a cat named “Mao.” And who isn’t […]

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Last Week to Nominate Cat Movies for Internet Cat Video Festival
[ 0 ] April 24, 2013 |

Last Week to Nominate Cat Movies for Internet Cat Video Festival

Kittehs, will you be the next Henri le Ennui Chat? Henri and filmmaker Will Braden were CATapulted to international fame last year when they won the Internet Cat Video Festival sponsored by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN. The ICVF was attended by over 10,000 rabid fans of Internet cat videos and garnered international […]

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Kitten Chaos Celebrated in New Simon’s Cat Book
[ 0 ] April 16, 2013 |

Kitten Chaos Celebrated in New Simon’s Cat Book

Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos As if Simon’s Cat didn’t have enough problems getting Simon to feed him when he’s quite obviously starving — now he has to deal with (HORRORS!) a kitten! It’s every only-cat’s worst nightmare. The new Simon’s Cat book, Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos, is an explosively funny romp exploring the […]

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13 Cat Garden Ornaments
[ 1 ] April 11, 2013 |

13 Cat Garden Ornaments

For some of you, it’s been a long, cold winter. But even in the coldest climes, the crocuses are punching through the topsoil and warm rays of sunshine are turning thoughts to Spring gardens. Cats, of course, are excellent garden supervisors. Tripper can’t wait for me to clear a patch of weeds so that he […]

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Last Day to Enter to Win a Custom Mosaic Cat Portrait
[ 2 ] April 7, 2013 |

Last Day to Enter to Win a Custom Mosaic Cat Portrait

This is the last day to enter to win a custom mosaic cat portrait from Mousebreath. I’ve partnered with new SHEBA® Entrees for the launch of their “SHEBA. Feed Your Passion™” Contest, The SHEBA® brand celebrates the many passions of cat lovers and recognizes that we are passionate about many things. You could win $5000 to feed your passion […]

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13 Reasons Cats Hate Easter
[ 5 ] March 27, 2013 |

13 Reasons Cats Hate Easter

Not all cats look forward to a barf-inducing meal of Peeps and deviled eggs at Easter time. In fact, a lot of cats hate Easter. Here are 13 reasons why: But the biggest reason cats hate Easter? They just can’t rock the Bunny look anywhere near as well as this dog:

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One Word Wednesday: Grouted!
[ 23 ] March 26, 2013 |

One Word Wednesday: Grouted!

I’m excited about this first attempt at creating a mosaic cat portrait. Like many first endeavors, it’s not without its missteps, and it was an ambitious design, but in just a day or two it will be finished and sent off to this cat’s owner. I’ll be starting a second mosaic this week, and your […]

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