Sunday, January 31, 2016


If you have moseyed through our store, you know that at every turn there is a photo, a carving, a drawing, a painting ......of an animal. We just love them ! Our resident cat, Loci, was a fixture in our shop (mostly on top of the bed in the window) and had many friends that came to visit her. She has moved on to greener pastures, literally, because she has gone home with her mother, India, and now has lots of green yards to hunt and explore. We do miss her !

However, we have surrounded ourselves with images of every kind of animal you could imagine.

Dempsey & Carroll Dog Notecards $52.

Dempsey & Carroll Flamingo Note cards $55.

The Printery Seahorse Notecards $55.

Notepaper is an item we sell daily and many of ours proudly display images of horses, dogs, birds, turtles and fish.

Palm Cottage Goods Manatee Notepad $24. 

Picketts Press Small Scottie Notecards $20.

Palm Cottage Goods Whale Notepad $24.

Palm Cottage Goods Seahorse Notepad $24.

We have umbrellas for children with animal-themed handles and ones for adults with silhouettes of breeds printed on their canopies.

Vilac doggie umbrella $28.

Dog breed umbrellas $42.

We have intarsia-knit sweaters with dogs, bunnies and monkeys on them as well as little girl's hair clips in the shape of French Poodles and Scotties.

Patricia Roberts Westie chesil sweater $320.

France Luxe Poodle barrette $12.

Animals are scattered across our wrapping papers and a large percentage of our cards have happy cats, bears and bunnies as well as not so happy sharks and alligators gazing back at you.

Midori hand-made Swiss dye papers $5. per sheet

Picketts Press custom wrapping papers 12' for $48.

Rifle Paper Greeting Card $5.

Hanging near the wrapping papers are owl and dog stickers and the most beautiful French ribbon adorned with the cutest Dachshunds, Scotties and Poodles.

French ribbon by the yard $4.

Assorted Stickers $4.50 / $3.75

We have several lines of Wastepaper Baskets and Tissue Boxes with animal themes, some painted and d├ęcoupaged wooden ones and some covered in printed papers.

Il Prato Wastebasket $153.

Il Prato has many accessories to match!

Palm Cottage Goods decoupage Wastebasket $120.-130.

Many of our embroidered linen guest towels pay homage to the animal kingdom.

Nouez-moi linen Seahorse Guest Towel $96.

Nouez-moi Linen "Hunt" Guest Towels $96.

And more Nouez-moi linen Guest Towels $96.

Crab cocktail napkins $26. each

Busatti Kitchen towel with bunny $54.

Must not forget our fabulous chinas.....from Au Bain Marie's "Forains d'Orient" to Biot's "Toscan".

Au Bain Marie china by Herend $182. Dinner, $152. Salad

Isis Ceramics Tea Cup and Scalloped Saucer $486.

Palio Biscotti Jar $238.

Biot Sugar Bowl $116.

Before you leave our menagerie, why not pick up a reminder of all the fine, furry, feathered and scaled friends you have encountered? A yummy doggie, kitty or gator cookie might do the trick. If you are more in the mood for a non-caloric memento, how about a pack of place cards, a little note jotter or an adorable little frame ? Order a monogrammed belt with a Lizard embroidered on it.....or maybe your dog, your cat or your horse's likeness.

Custom made dog and cat cookies from Eleni's Bakery $8.

Bernard Maisner Hand-painted Placecards $40. for 8

The Printery "Social Monkey" Placecards $15. for 10

 Gator Jotter Cards $14. and Leather holder $35.
Horse Jotter Cards with Mono $35.

Kulesh Scottie frame $60.

Monogrammed ribbon belt $130.

Next time you drop on by, please take note of all the wonderful animal themes and let us know if you think of something we could add to our collection. We always love your input !


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