If you head over to Thea and Sami's blog you can catch the latest Friday Follower post featuring me and my handmade bags! Thanks so much Thea for putting together such a lovely feature. Thea is a textile designer and fabric printer who lives and works in Brisbane, Australia. I've been following her blog for quite some time and her creativity and energy always gives me so much inspiration. Thea and Sami design and hand screen-print natural fabrics for home and body. Their growing range of products includes a boutique of eco-friendly homewares. You can check out her gorgeous fabric and products at the Thea and Sami store.
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