I will have a selection of handbags and works on paper for sale at Galeria Galou's booth at the Columbus Circle Holiday Market in NYC from December 3rd to December 24th! The market features 100+ vendors with a wide selection of unique and handmade gifts. Galeria Galou will feature a collection of affordable artworks starting at $20, perfect for unusual, inspiring and impressive gifts to go under the tree. They will also have textiles from Central Asia, wallets made out of recycled paper containers by Juicy Wallets and artsy toys made from natural fibers by the KOKO Company, among others. If you are in the NYC area stop by the Columbus Circle Holiday Market and say hello to Patricia, owner and director of Galeria Galou. She is the sweetest person. The market is open daily from 10AM to 8PM.
Katzenhohle by Dornroeschen Filzunikate I recently came across this incredible cat bed made by German artist Dornroeschen Filzunikate. This beautiful piece of functional art called a Katzenhohle , cat cave, is handmade of felted wool. It's definitely the most unique cat bed I have ever seen. It would bring a bit of nature into my urban NYC home. I think my Anni would love a cat cave although her favorite spots right now are the pillow behind my head in bed, a straw basket that was meant to store magazines and a storage box made from fabric that becomes a hammock when she sleeps in it. My sweet Anni FOX 5 Update : A while back I wrote a post about a story that Fox 5 news was doing on Etsy and the handmade market. I was interviewed in my studio as part of the feature. An Etsy press agent recently informed me that the story aired April 15th and he also missed it. He said he is trying to get a copy of it from the studio. I'll be sure to post a link to it when it becomes ava