Today I got an email from Violet of Etsystalker letting me know that I've been stalked! Etsystalker is a blog curated by Beatrice and Violet that features their latest Etsy finds. My corduroy Offbeat Messenger was stalked for their recent post, Fall Purses: Men Will Never Understand. The post discusses womens' need to change purses as the seasons revolve and features a selection of beautiful purses for autumn. Check out their blog for lots of fun posts and great finds. So it seems that being stalked is not always a bad thing!
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