A few weeks ago, I went as part of the Ink & Sword team to be vendors at CatCon on Los Angeles. We sold our beloved Pet Care PSA Art Prints plus a large selection of Severed Things Catnip Toys and Handmade Cat Dolls to oodles of great folks! The event featured Simon Tofield of … Read More
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It’s Time to Fire Up The Flaming Unicorn Again!
It’s only 25 more days until one of my favorite events of the year, the World Maker Faire! “Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” … Read More
Fire up the Flaming Unicorn, the Maker Faire is almost here!
It’s only 10 more days until one of my favorite events of the year, the Maker Faire! It’s described on their website as: “Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial … Read More
It’s no secret that sometimes I can space out. Now my walls can get spaced out too, because of these awesome new space-themed art prints from our brother shop Ink & Sword. These 6 new art prints commemorate the history and achievements of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo NASA lunar missions and are the latest … Read More
Crafty goodness under the bridge
DUMBO, for those of you not familiar with the acronyms of New York City neighborhoods, stands for Down Under The Manhattan Bridge Overpass. And that is exactly where this year’s Bust Magazine Spring Craftacular is happening…some of it literally under the bridge archway. And I may not be a big believer in 10-day weather forecasts, … Read More
Cats, robots and naked ladies: There’s a shop for that!
It’s no secret that when I am not sewing legs for cats to chew on or dolls for folks to cuddle with, I am probably on the computer, tinkering. Something I inherited from my father, no doubt, who is an avid tinkerer. Lots of times, unbridled tinkering on the computer can create panic, head scratching, … Read More
V-Day Market in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
I have posted about “stuff buying season” before, the time of craziness usually around the holidays or at the height of summer when lots of craft fairs, art fairs, appearances in galleries, online sales and so forth all happen at once. But it can only happen if there is a “stuff making season” beforehand. Luckily, … Read More
Lovers, not fighters and other pet awesomeness
Mark Twain said to keep a tidy soul but you can start by keeping a tidy bowl! That is the message on one of the brand-spankin-new Pet Care Public Service Announcement art prints that were unveiled yesterday. These were illustrated and designed by Jed over at our sibling shop Ink & Sword. Other posters include … Read More
Renegade Craft Fair is here!
Hooray! One of our most favorite events is almost here! The 8th Annual Renegade Craft Fair in Brooklyn is happening this weekend, June 23 and 24, 2012. This year it is being held at the East River State Park, right on the Williamsburg waterfront! And Life with Tigers and Ink & Sword are in Booth … Read More
Vegans and lipstick and critters, oh my!
This weekend, Life with Tigers and Ink & Sword will be sharing a space at the BUST Magazine Craftacular at The Seed in New York City. There will be goodies and food from animal and eco-friendly vendors, plus lectures, workshops, food tastings from NYC restaurants, high-quality crafts from cruelty-free vendors and other general awesomeness! Here … Read More