Tomorrow is Veterans Day and for the first time in many, many years I have the day off from work and I plan to spending it putting up my Christmas tree. I've always decorated early. I love Christmas so much that I want to be able to enjoy my decorations for as long as possible and that means putting them up in mid-November and not taking them down until mid-January.
Not surprisingly, the majority of my decorations are cat-related (even down to the nativity scene), and my entire tree is decorated with cat ornaments. I have a large collection that dates back to my childhood and I still pick up cat ornaments whenever and wherever I can find them, everything from mass produced ornaments bought at department stores to handmade ornaments from craft fairs, and of course all my cats through the years have had their own personalized photo ornaments on the tree.
It's getting harder and harder to find unique ornaments so my new favorite place to shop is Etsy. When I first saw the work of Laura Anglemoyer, the artist behind KittyCat Studio, I found myself entranced by her whimsical designs, and was particularly delighted to see that she has several tortie items in her product line (calico ornaments are fairly plentiful, but torties are nearly impossible to find)! Just about any kind of cat you're looking for is represented in her work, even rarer breeds such as Russian Blues, Sphynx and Bengals.
Each of Laura's designs are created from her own artwork, and are handmade, hand painted, and one of a kind. In addition to ornaments she also sells adorable mini tree toppers, paper cat dolls, bowls, desk organizers and plaques. Plus just about everything in her shop can be purrsonalized with your cat's name and likeness!
If you're looking for something extra special to add to your Christmas tree this year, or a gift that the favorite cat lover on your shopping list will treasure for a lifetime, look no further than the KittyCat Studio Etsy shop.
KittyCat Studio has generously allowed us to offer a pawsome giveaway: One lucky winner in the US will win the ornament or mini tree topper of their choice (excluding customized pieces)! To enter simply fill out the Rafflecopter below and good luck!
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