Island Hopping

April 26, 2014By KarenBrooklyn, Life with Tigers HQ

When Life with Tigers began many years ago, the phrase “Handmade in Brooklyn” was always present on our packaging, from the hangtags on the dolls to the inserts on the cards, all the way to the instructions on the Severed Leg Catnip Toys on how to clean the tiger slobber off the fabric after enthusiastic … Read More

Crafternoon Number Two: Autumn Craft Smackdown!

October 3, 2013By KarenBrooklyn, Graphic Depictions of Crafting, Life with Tigers HQ, Worky McWorkalot

With memories of last year’s mega successful Christmas Craft Smackdown! floating through my head, I rearranged the tables again this past weekend and invited some folks over for Crafternoon Number Two: The Autumn Craft Smackdown. This time around, the theme was “Puppets and Marionettes”. Some of us really enjoy puppet theatre and always wanted to … Read More

Gnarly to the Max!

May 6, 2013By KarenBrooklyn, Cats, Satisfied Customers, Severed Leg Catnip Toys

One could not ask for better weather last Saturday at the Bust Magazine Craftacular! The crowds were thick, the dogs were plentiful and the view of the long lines outide the Mamu Thai Noodle Truck kept us entertained (and thanks for the complimentary Thai Iced Tea, it was delicious!) A customer asked, after a first … Read More

Taking it to DUMBO

December 6, 2012By KarenBrooklyn, Craft Fairs, Get Your Shop On

Brooklyn is fun. Brooklyn is cool. Brooklyn is where we live. It is also where the upcoming Degenerate Craft Fair is happening! DUMBO is the place to be if you are still looking for Christmas gifts next week. Then, when you are done, freeze your butt off with a lovely walk along the Brooklyn waterfront … Read More