Sunday, November 23, 2008

TUXEDO CAT Treasury on Etsy

I'm very pleased to have been included in a special Treasury on Etsy which you can view for the next few days at: HOLIDAY TUXEDO CATS.

It features the creations of 12 different Etsy artists who have interpreted the "Tuxedo" Cat (also called Cow Cats, Holstein Cats, and Oreo Cats) in many whimsical and festive ways...

The collection was put together by a wonderful jewelry artist on Etsy who I daresay must also be a cat lover; to see her creations, click this link: WINDANCER JEWELRY

I am currently working on a number of "Custom Cat Lady" portraits--one is going all the way overseas to Great Britain! They make a great gift for any Crazy Cat Lady or Lad (I don't discriminate-- I also do portraits of Men and their pets...). For examples and pricing, please visit my Etsy website at:

Thanks for visiting!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Featured Gift Item...TOTE BAGS

A great way to save green (as in bucks, dinero, moolah) this holiday season, is to give earth-friendly tote bags to family and friends. At $15.99 each, these versatile and roomy totes are budget-friendly and can be used for shopping bags, book bags, or gardening totes. I have over 150 designs to choose from at


Plastic bags don’t biodegrade, they photodegrade—breaking down into smaller and smaller toxic bits contaminating soil and waterways and entering the food web when animals accidentally ingest.

Bags are made from oil: it takes about 430,000 gallons of oil to produce 100 million plastic bags, and the U.S. goes through 380 billion of them a year.

Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles, whales and other marine mammals die every year from eating discarded plastic bags mistaken for food.

So please consider adding our 100% cotton tote bags to your daily routine AND your gift list this year! Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

NEW! Garden Cat Ladies

My newest series of Cat Ladies is called "Garden Cats". These were painted last week on the deck of Jim and Gretchen's yurt in the beautiful rolling hills of Sonoma County. Gretchen's beautiful garden is still producing a fine array of late season flowers and vegetables which are transformed into wonderful meals throughout the day. Gretchen's delightful artwork can be seen at

My new Garden Cat Lady images are now available as ACEO miniature paintings on and are also available on wonderful gift ideas for your favorite Garden Goddess or Feline Fanatic at:, including t-shirts, magnets, tote bags, mugs, and more for birthday or holiday giving.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

NEW! Custom Cat Lady Portraits for Holiday Giving

The PURRfect gift for any Cat Lover! I will paint an original, whimsical CUSTOM watercolor painting of your favorite Cat Lady and one or more cats or kittens of your choice! There are several sizes and formats available including ACEO miniature portraits, and 16" x 20" matted paintings, ready for framing.

Here's how it works:

Visit and select the size and type of portrait you would like. Then send an email with custom details including: cat lady's hair color and style, skin tone (ie ivory, cinnamon, deep brown), description of each cat or kitten(color, markings, short or long hair, etc). If you'd like, send me several good, clear photos of both subjects. Also let me know your favorite colors for the background and the cat lady's shirt.

When the painting is completed, I will send you an image for your approval. If there need to be any changes, let me know. Once you approve and item is paid for in full, I will ship your item via Priority Mail. Average turnaround time is two to three weeks.

You will be the owner of an original watercolor painting, however, please keep in mind that I retain the copyright and reproduction rights to all of the images I create. It may not be reproduced in any form without express written permission from me. I reserve the right to use the image on my line of Cat Lady giftware which is available on Faye.

I look forward to creating a one-of-a-kind gift for you. Thanks for visiting!