Today this beautiful treasury created by Dawn of LaTouchables, titled The Wayfarer, made it to Etsy's front page! Thanks so much Dawn for curating this gorgeous travel inspired list and for including my purse. And thank you Etsy for selecting it to be featured. If you haven't checked out Dawn's shop yet you really must. She creates the most unique bags and body adornment. I love the titles of her pieces such as The Nomad, Girl with a Chocolate Bolero and The Blue Rider. Each piece has an accompanying story as well. Her works evoke a sense of sophisticated world traveler and fun loving free spirit.
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