Yesterday I looked up for a moment while in the midst of sewing up a storm to find a storm outside my window! Well, it wasn't exactly a storm. It snowed for about 10 minutes and then it was all gone. The snow flakes were huge though. The biggest I've seen in long time. They were so big that they inspired me to run and get my camera. After snapping a few shots of this winter wonderland I returned to my sewing station. I finished a new batch of handbags that I will be posting either today or tomorrow. I'll post a heads up when I do so!
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