Seymour Here!!

Seymour Here –  Hi everyone!!  It’s been a long time since I’ve had a chance to talk to you all.  You see Mom became a leader of a new great team on Etsy.  It’s called TeamVintageUSA.  It’s a team of vintage and handmade sellers.  It’s a fun team and hassle free.  The only requirement is that shops have to be located in the United States.  Buyers are very welcome to join also. This is our logo. :))

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The Captain of the team is Denise from oldandnew8 on Etsy.  She sells beautiful vintage items.  Here is a link to her shop and an item that she sells.   https://www.etsy.com/shop/oldandnew8

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As for us here at ADKArtsBoutique  https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique  we have been very busy.  Mom has finished and listed a new crocheted baby blanket.  It is so lovely.  A giraffe sitting on a cloud and the cloud is very soft.  So now you have 2 to chose from. They would make a great baby shower, christmas, or birthday gift.  Great for babies and toddlers.  Both the blankets have a faux fur backing that is soft, warm, and comfy.     https://www.etsy.com/listing/191631316/crochet-baby-blanket-baby-afghan-with?ref=shop_home_active_14

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https://www.etsy.com/listing/188536339/crochet-baby-blanket-baby-afghan-with?ref=related-0

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We spent one weekend climbing in the Adirondacks.  We climbed Big and Little Crow mountain.  I shouldn’t say we, they left me at home. 😦  Mom, Dad, and Katilee went.  Ben was at work so I was all alone except for my best friend Ursa.  (Goldfish).  I couldn’t even get on the interent so I could talk to Spots in Singapore. ;(  But they came home with some beautiful photographs.  Mom posted one in the shop and here it is.  https://www.etsy.com/listing/190162875/adirondack-landscape-photography-art?ref=shop_home_feat_4

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Look at the beautiful view I missed.  But I’ll get to see it anytime I want now without having to climb a mountain.  That is good because  between you and I climbing mountains is not really something I would like.  But I do love the photos. :))  They really had a great day.  It was beautiful and sunny.  They met nice people on the summit with their dog.  Here is some photos of the fun that they had. 🙂

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That is my sister Katilee on the right isn’t she pretty. Especially that lovely smile but then I’m her cat brother.  She has been very busy too.  She went to outer space.  Well in her artwork that is where she went.  Here is her newest.  It’s a set of 2 differernt digital paintings. They would be so beautiful in a frame with a black matte.   https://www.etsy.com/listing/191645750/outer-space-art-digital-art-prints-the?ref=shop_home_feat_3

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It makes me just want to catch the nearest starship and take a ride.  Maybe some of my friends could come with me.  Speaking of my friends I have just a bit of news.  I haven’t heard from Skylar (he’s probably in trouble again) and Lucy and Kitty’s Mom had been away so they are probably staying pretty close to her now that she’s home.

Spots is sad becasue he can’t use Bobo the Bunny as his live toy any more.  No more playing.  He didn’t know it but it upset Bobo more that she let on.  So their Mom has to keep them separated.

This is a sad Spots:

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So now all Spots can do is help his Mom make beautiful things for her 2 shops.

Swamijewelry

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SwamiJewelry

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and Rainbowknit   https://www.etsy.com/shop/RainbowKnit

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Spot’s Mom can knit beautifully.

I have just been enjoying myself helping my Mom and playing outside.  Being outside it the best. 🙂

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So after all that hard work and playing I have to do what cats to best.  That is to take a cat nap. So until next time take care of those who love you unconditionally.  Your furry, feathered, and scaly friends.  Please adopt, rescue, and love.  –Seymour

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PS Looking for the perfect present for your furry friends.  Just visit AcrossLeather on Etsy.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/AcrossLeather  You just might find something for yourself too.  I’m also in their banner. 🙂  You’ll recongize me I’m the cat 🙂  Say “hi” to Lawrence for me.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/181803026/handmade-leather-dog-collar-in-large?ref=shop_home_feat_1

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New At ADKArtsBoutique On Etsy.com

Seymour Here:   Hi everyone!!  What is new at the boutique?  Glad you asked.  My mom has been very busy with her fingers flying so fast you can hardly see her crochet hook.  But the out come is marvelous.  She started by adding some new bags to our bags, purses, pouches, and clutch line. So here they are.

First we have is a beautiful Yellow and White one. It’s sleek, stylish, elegant, and dressy. But it’s also versatile enough to go with a pair of jeans.

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Next we have a White, Black, and Red Clutch. This beautiful multi-colored clutch is a perfect size and a perfect look.

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Then we have a new Cell Phone Pouch. This delightful small dark grey pouch will hold a small Cell Phone. It is also great as a small bag to hold various items.

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Now for something a little different.  She decided it was time to make a new doily design. This is a beautiful white doily (mat). It has a center flower design surrounded by pineapples. The bright white color brings a touch of light to any room decor. It is beautiful and functional at the same time. Doilies are great for protecting your furniture while adding elegance.

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These are all available at ADKArtsBoutiqe on Etsy. com

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique

She also joined a new team on Etsy.  It is called TeamVintage USA.  She made them a Banner and it was excepted.  She was very honored and delighted to have it featured.  This is it.

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She was also asked to be a leader of the team which is another great honor for her.  She is extremely happy and delighted to help the team.

Now for me.  Besides typing this all up which unless you have cat paws you can’t understand how hard it is, I have been busy making sure that shipping is going out on time and packaged well.  I believe in Customer Service.  Then I decided that since winter has not left, actually we just got freezing rain, sleet, and snow that I needed a new place to sleep.  So mom brought in this big new box to store some of her supplies in.  But before she could use it I decided it would make a great place to hide and sleep.  So I pulled two of my small cat blankets into it and that’s where she found me.  Waiting for spring to come and now I get to keep the box.   There in not much else to do after I get my Bouitque work done.  I mean even the mice are hibernating.  My friends Spots, Bobo, and Happy are doing well. Their mom is taking good care of them.

I did get to have some fun.  I went to a Birthday party for my brother Ben.  Here I am officiating! I’m sitting next to dad guarding the ice cream  🙂

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Thank you for spending some time with me.  Just waiting for spring as I mentioned before. Hope you all have a great day and remember to adopt, love, and take good care of your furry, feathered, or scaly animal friends.  They love you unconditionally.  😀

 

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Looking for Spring!!!

Seymour here:  My last post I told you what was new in our shop.  Now I’d like to tell you about my friends.  Here is my best friend Spots.  He loves to drive his human mother crazy by picking on his friends Bobo and Happy.  He loves to chase Bobo ( Rabbit) and stick his paws in Happy’s cage (parrot).  I’m not much better I love to tap on Ursa’s (goldfish) tank just to make her swim. LOL

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Bobo The Magnificent Rabbit has had a hair cut.  Now he doesn’t look like a tribble.  More like a stock broker.  Such a good rabbit to put up with Spots antics.

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I don’t happen to have any photos of Happy.  I’ll have to ask his mom for some.

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Now me.  I’ve been just looking out the window watching for spring to come.  I think I have a long wait.  It’s very cold out and supposed to snow on and off all the rest of the week and into next week.  I dream of last year when I was out side on my rope playing.

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Or camping with my family

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But it looks like this outside right now.

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So I guess I’ll have to be patient and wait for Spring and this is the best way I know how.

Have a great last day of February and Happy March tomorrow-  Seymour

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Guess What???

Seymour here.  Just thought I’d check in and let you know whats new here at ADKArtsBoutique (https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique) We’ve bought a new photo printer so our prints are even more spectacular.  We believe in giving our customers the very best quality prints and images.  So a beautiful image like this will be stunning.

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Have a great last day of February- Seymour

Whats New!!

Seymour Here.  Hi Everyone.   Just thought it was time to check in and let you all know whats NEW! First my Mom and Dad went out last night to the theater (Proctor’s in Schenectady NY) and saw the musical Sister Act.  Not like the movie and all different music. But they liked it a even more so.  They had a great time, brought home hamburgers and nothing for me. What’s up with that???  Oh well.

There has been lots of snow and cold here this winter.  But we have a heat wave today highs in the 40’s.  Believe me that is warm compared to what we have had.  I can’t wait till it’s all gone and warm so I can go out and play on my leash.  Chase a few chipmunk, squirrels, rabbits, toads, and my favorite snakes.  My sister Kati hates it when I bring snakes to her but I just don’t know why.

At the Boutique we have been busy adding a new digital art painting and photograph.  I personally think that they are fantastic.  They are cat approved.  Of course I approve of everything that goes into the boutique.

First there is Kati’s new painting.  It is called Irish Darling.  This  digital art painting is darling and has a nice feeling to it.  An Irish maiden takes a walk through the countryside. Enjoying the mists in the hills she stops by a stone wall to have her portrait painted by a young artist. This is the Irish dream I see when I gaze upon this lovely painting. What is yours?                       https://www.etsy.com/listing/179849276/digital-art-painting-art-digital?ref=listing-shop-header-0

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Next is my brother Ben’s new photograph.  Its called Snow Train.  This is a wonderful photograph of an Amtrak Train heading north through a snowstorm. The wheels kick up the snow as the train speeds by on it’s way to Montreal. This photograph would be great in a den, man cave, office or studio. It’s a really great gift for any train enthusiast. So come with us and enjoy the magic of the rails.  https://www.etsy.com/listing/179678207/train-photograph-art-photography-8-12-x?ref=listing-shop-header-1

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My friends are doing fine.  Ursa swims around her bowl, shares her food and keeps me company when humans are gone.

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Spots is doing well.  He’s helping his Mom with her Etsy shops Rainbowknit  https://www.etsy.com/shop/RainbowKnit and Swamijewelry  https://www.etsy.com/shop/SwamiJewelry

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Bobo The Magnificent is getting spoiled as always.  Spots loves to terrorize him.

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Hope you all are having a great day.  Waiting for dinner time here.  Keep warm, well fed, and comfy.  Don’t for get to hug your human today.  They need special attention.  As always “Save A Life, Adopt”  or  “Save A Stray”  Everyone needs a home with lots of love.

–Seymour        https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique

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New at ADKArtsBoutique!!!

Seymour here.  Just thought I’d let all you wonderful people know that my human sister Katilee has been busy.  Here is her latest work.  It’s a digital art sketch called Whispering Water.

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Beautiful isn’t it.  Inspired by the experience of sitting by a forest stream and listening to the comforting sounds of the water as it flows by.

Come by The Boutique (ADKArtsBoutique) on Etsy  https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique

and check out all of Katilee’s wonderful paintings.  Also while there check out all of our other great items. They make great gifts for someone you know or just for yourself to enjoy.

Thanks Seymour

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Look What I Got And It’s Not Even My Birthday!

Seymour here.  WOW!! I got the surprise of my life.  A package came in the mail and it was for me. I got a brand new beautifully hand tooled collar from AcrossLeather on Etsy.  (https://www.etsy.com/shop/AcrossLeather)  This collar is wonderful.  I just have to give up my life as an escape artist.  Mom finally got me a collar that I can’t get out of.  But since she had to do it I will admit she got me a beauty.  Check this out.

This is the beautiful hand tooled back

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This is how it fits neatly under my chin

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And it is so comfy I have no problem taking my cat nap

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So what a great surprise this was for me!!! I love it and wonder what will be next.

You do know I’m spoiled rotten.  Just don’t tell Mom that!!  I’m a most fashionable cat now and very lucky too.  Cat’s can’t have tattoo’s so this is next best thing.  So if you want to make you cat or yourself as fashion oriented as me just check out all the great leather items at AcrossLeather. They make wonderful Collars, Wallets, Belts and much more. Just click on this link and you’ll arrive there quickly and safely.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/AcrossLeather

Just a quick update on my friend Spots.  He is running around his home at full speed and terrorizing Bobo the Rabbit.  Driving his poor Mom crazy.  But that’s good because by doing that we know he’s feeling good.

Have a great week everyone.  Be good to your pet friends and they will love you back.  Remember adopt a pet, save a life.  — Seymour

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Broomstick Lace Blanket/Afghan and more

Seymour Here.   Just thought I’d mention since it is really been cold here a great way to keep warm.  Our broomstick lace blanket/afghan is large enough for a double bed and is so comfy and cozy.  It’s wonderful brown, orange, and tans make it very restful.  A great throw to curl up with to watch TV, read a book, or take that much needed nap.  Being a cat I know how much that nap is needed, as well as keeping warm while doing it.   So here is our blanket.Image

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We also have some great last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day  Check these out.!!  Gifts for that special someone!!!

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A fantastic hand crocheted Doily called Heart to  Heart.  Show her where your heart is.

“Your heart to mine, my heart to yours.
Talk about opening windows, talk about opening doors.
My heart to yours, your heart to mine, love is a light that shines from heart to heart.”
–John Denver Heart to Heart

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Maybe a very romantic digital artwork called Winter Wonderland.  That’s when Valentine’s Day lands,right when winter is at its deepest.

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Just a great time being together making the first tracks in the gently falling snow.  Making plans and dreaming together.

Or just maybe give her a hint of spring with these wonderful hand embroidered pillowcases.  These will take the chill away and give pleasant dreams of the spring to come.

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So stop by the Boutique (ADKartsBoutique on Etsy  https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique ) and find the gifts that mean so much.

These are just a few of my favorites but there is so much more to enjoy.  Gifts for all your special occasions done with an Adirondack flare.

Thanks for checking our  blog.  Now I’m tired and looking to curl up and get warm.  I have my blanket and my night light so now I’m a very happy cat.  Good Night– Seymour.

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PS  If you are looking for great gifts for him check out AcrossLeather  ( https://www.etsy.com/shop/AcrossLeather)  for hand tooled belts, wallets, and other wonderful leather goods.

 

A Little Of What We Do

Happy New Year To Everyone

Happy New Year To Everyone

Seymour Here:  I am back at it here at the Boutique.  Christmas is over and the New Year is around the corner.  So just a reminder of what we do to pay bills and keep me fed.  Actually everyone has a full time out of house job except for me and my human mom.  Etsy is her full time job and keeping her in line is mine.  We’ll be closed again on Dec. 31st and Jan 1st but then it’s back to business which mean I really have to get going on facebook and yet keep you all advised of what is new.  Good thing I’m social cat and love everyone.  Because I’m an unusually big house cat I sometimes scare people.  But as they say I’m just a pussy cat.  I like to be petted and hugged.  So until next time take care of yourself and your furry pets.  All they want is love and protection.   😀   Image

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to All

My cat friend in Singapore who is suffering from Cat HIV

My cat friend in Singapore who is suffering from Cat HIV

Just having fun taking in the Christmas Spirit

Just having fun taking in the Christmas Spirit

Seymour Here:  Hi everyone.  Been very busy with normal house cat things.  But finally found the time to get back to see everyone.  The Boutique had a nice Christmas season and now it’s time to get ready for Santa here at home.  I am wishing for a big plate of Salmon (my favorite).  I love the wrapping paper and boxes.  But my favorite is the ribbons. So much fun to play with.

My best friend Spots in Singapore is very sick.  Attached is a photo.  Please say a quick prayer for him and all cats who suffer from Cat HIV.  So Sad!!!

Christmas always bring with it great joy and fun but also there is always something sad around the corner.  So while we enjoy our Christmas delights lets remember that there are a lot of people and pets who need our prayers too.

I’m looking forward to a new year at the Boutique.  We have been here a year yet and have made some truly great friends.  Please visit their shops if you get a chance and see what’s out there in handmade and vintage. But don’t forget our shop.  I’ll post our link last.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/AcrossLeather
https://www.etsy.com/shop/SwamiJewelry
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RainbowKnit
https://www.etsy.com/shop/MountainArtCasting
https://www.etsy.com/shop/SAYSCULPTURES
https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlorenceJewelshop
https://www.etsy.com/shop/CookieGrandma60
https://www.etsy.com/shop/Jranter
https://www.etsy.com/shop/JohnVenables
There are a lot more out there too.  Enjoy an Etsy experience on a cold January day with a warm bowl of milk (i mean hot cup of coffee or tea)  and don’t forget us
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ADKArtsBoutique