Today I managed to snag a treasury ! It was by pure luck that I went to check the treasury lists and there was 1 minute left until they opened. I had to quickly conjure up a title and the first thing that came to my mind was the seaside. Using etsy's search engine I looked for items using the search terms seaside, starfish, seahorse, beach bag, summer dress and nautical. I also perused through my favorite shops for items that would work. I love spending time by the seashore. My dream is to own a home by the ocean and I'm hoping that it becomes a reality one day!
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