Oh my Gawd, we have a cat café?! Yes!!! We have a Cat Café, a beautiful collection of cat-related pins on Pinterest, conehead cats to inspire and delight— really, we've got all the kitty bases covered this month. Check out our Round-Up of awesome places, art sightings, and (yassss!) all things cat on CFC! … Continue reading Let’s Round this Sheeot Up!
We've thought long and hard about what shapes our happiness, and how to spread our crazy cheer like wildfire. It can be hard to stay positive in the dreary winter days without a little homemade fun! So, we surround ourselves with wholesome things: good smells, decorative lights, trinkets from friends—anything that evokes a chill vibe.… Continue reading It’s not so much a bucket list, as a way of life
We sent another smashing handmade accessory out the door today! This 2" dark brown genuine leather baby is heading for it's new home in California—and boy, was our Leather Daddy excited to hear the news! My Dad, Doug Potter, creates functional accessories by carving, stamping and sewing genuine leather hides together by hand. If you like… Continue reading Another Handmade Cuff gets a Good Home
While walking in the still-quaint Wallingford borough of Seattle on David Bowie's birthday, I spotted a handful of illustrated posters of him on multiple telephone poles. There was no text—just wonderful imagery, tips 'n' personal tricks to feast your eyes upon—it was an amazing display of street art! I was so inspired (which happens every… Continue reading We Love You, David Bowie!
This year, our efforts to share our creativity with you paid off! We more than doubled our following, and saw 1, 646 visitors view 2, 768 pages. People from 85 countries visited Catfight Craft, with United States being the most popular, followed by Brazil, Russia, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Wowie! We didn't know the… Continue reading Year in Review – Our Top 10 Posts
How's your New Year's resolutions coming? Are you still on track? We started a few days late, but holidays are celebrated heartily at Catfight Craft! Now we're back in the swing of work and school life, we're determined to be more mindful of our time and investments. We missed out on some opportunities last year,… Continue reading Making New Year’s Resolutions Fun Again
We survived the holidays! We put on our polite faces, gave handmade gifts without a care, and indulged in amazing food and drink! How'd we do it?! We made gift giving fun by collaborating on projects like handmade block printed cards! We posted beautiful things that inspired us to keep creating! We wailed on instruments… Continue reading Round Up Time!
There's nothing like a good ol' fashioned jam to get the blood pumping and release the post-holiday stress! Whenever Seattle band Super Plaid invites me to their funky basement, I'm there in a heartbeat! But this session, I photographed the band rocking in their eclectic studio. I hope I'll be making awesome music with you… Continue reading The Super Plaid Jam
Let Duke be your guide to a year of fluff-free cards! These babies will never see the darkness of a trash can, because they're original works of art. People will keep them! And making block prints is easy and inexpensive. Once you've got supplies, you can run your own workshop from home! Follow our simple… Continue reading Back by Popular Demand: Linoleum Block Printing 101
This lace bandit and I found each other one cold day, when he was hungry and followed me home. I entered him into the lost and found database at the animal shelter, alerted nearby vets, and posted fliers all over the hood, but no one claimed this adorable moustached man. And four years later, here… Continue reading Kitty Bear, Our New Mascot
This hot cocoa recipe has been in the works for years, and I think I've finally created the best cup! Though it's only a few simple ingredients, mixing them according to consistency is key. Because the milk and sugars aren't so heavy, the rich chocolate is enough to satisfy that sweet tooth year round! Get… Continue reading Homemade Hot Cocoa
The last day to order your handcrafted holiday gift for the snazzy someone is this Saturday, December 12th! We're running wholesale prices on our Etsy shop until then. Afterwards, we're going on Christmas vacation, and won't be swinging in full effect again until December 26th. So get your Leather & Lace accessories now! →
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We haven't made our Christmas gifts yet, but we've still accomplished so much this November! A year after the inception of CFC, we completed our own branding— which features dualing cats! We shared our crowd-pleasing Rum Punch recipe. Brianna had her senior art thesis collaborative show, which presented conceptual as well as decorative art. We… Continue reading November Round Up
Follow our Pinterest portfolios for original recipes, DIY creations, and a look at inspiring designs. See what kinds of projects give us the craftin' bug. And feel free to re-pin them pretty pictures! We love knowing someone could be crafting with us in spirit! Art is as much about a finished product as it is… Continue reading Follow CFC on Pinterest
Catfight Craft is happy to announce we're having our first sale! For Small Business Saturday, all our leather and flower clips on Etsy are listed at wholesale price. That's 30-50% off handcrafted wares! We love being able to provide awesome art and accessories at affordable prices, and we hope you can check out the new… Continue reading Small Biz Saturday Sale – 30-50% Off
We make custom feather and flower accessories, and can design a piece just for you! Review our handiwork on Etsy, and contact us if you'd like a unique piece. Simply let us know what colors you prefer, we'll pick fabrics that match your request, then pair them with the perfect centerpieces. Vintage or new, fancy… Continue reading Place a Custom Order
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We want to remind everyone we have some badazz leather pieces in the Etsy shop, and more on the way! Next weekend is our small business sale, so we plan on stocking up before then! We'll post a reminder soon. For now, you can visit the shop to see the latest 'n' greatest →
Has it been a New Years resolution to eat more vegetables? We can help you achieve that goal! Veggies are the healthiest things you could eat—but they don't always taste great! So, we've added our own savory sugar 'n' spice combo! Get our Sweet Acorn Squash Recipe →
You're looking for a flavorful, hard-hitting rum punch, fit for the best of pirates? Look no further! I concocted this recipe for my latest costume party, and it packs just the right punch! Get the recipe →
We baked up a storm of donuts and sugary foods this month, including sweet potato pie and roasted pumpkin seeds. Dad has new leather on Etsy! And, it was my birthday! Not to mention it's Halloween! Let us pay tribute to the month of October in style by swapping recipes and stories of good times… Continue reading October Round Up
It's been another great year, and what better time to celebrate with all your friends than Halloween! Let's dress up in our fantasy characters, indulge in fine beverages, and rock this city tonight! Nothing's as fun as walking around in a costume—except when everyone's doing it! I'm ready to party with the usual suspects from… Continue reading Happy Halloween
We roasted pumpkin seeds 3 different buttery-soaked ways, to see which flavors tasted best. The jamaican jerk spice is always a staple, as are simply salted seeds. But we hit a real winner this year with our sugary cinnamon coated pumpkin seeds—they tasted exactly like roasted almonds! Get the recipe →
We just released our amazingly easy handmade donut recipe! It features a rocky road frosting base with vanilla cinnamon cake, pan fried in coconut oil... Wanna try our latest food creation?! Get the Recipe →
It's officially fall—yet, we're lucky to have sunshine on our faces! Which roughly translates to: we're chillin' like it's summertime and the living's easy! But we unleashed a few good projects unto the world this September. You may have seen Doug Potter's handiwork on Catfight Craft—now sneak a peek into his leather studio for a… Continue reading September Round Up
Are your sketchbooks overflowing with doodles? At Catfight Craft, we watch shows and read books together, then design iconic, fun imagery. But we tend to draw one keety face after another, with nowhere for them to call home! So last night, we put our lone cats to work, and mashed them into this cute design!… Continue reading We finally put our kitty doodles to work!
Doug Potter isn't just the leather crafting guru of Catfight Craft–he's also my Dad! He always supported my artistic endeavors, and since we pimp his rockin' leather alongside our fine art on Etsy, I'm going to give you a glimpse into his handcrafted lifestyle! Hello, Doug! Doug is the epitome of the modern craftsman! While… Continue reading Meet our Leather Daddy
This month, Catfight Craft is donating a lil something special to help a friend in need! After all, kind gestures connect us when we can't be together! While we'd like to give everyone an awesome handmade gift, Jennifer Rutledge is in a unique position which necessitates friends, family and strangers reach out with love and… Continue reading A Lil’ Gift for a Friend in Need
In preparation for the Super Bowl XLIX, we're making 15 Leather & Lace Seahawks fascinators! Get yours now!If you'd like a handcrafted hair clip / jacket pin, email CatfightCraft@gmail.com. Cost=$30 flat. Brianna and I will cover the packaging, insurance and first class USPS postage— if you promise to rock it proudly as the 12th (wo)man!… Continue reading Order Seahawks Hair Clips Now