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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Mail a slice of fake cake to someone who's having a birthday!

Need a unique birthday idea? Mail your friend a piece of cake! I do it for you. You just mail me the person's address and birth date (so it gets there on time). See it on my Etsy shop. Just $15 includes postage.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Getting Married? What could be cuter than custom dog wedding cake toppers to look like your pets?

Just finished a custom wedding cake topper order for a customer on Etsy. I couldn't be more excited!! This bride has a pit bull mix (the bride) and a beagle mix (the groom). See the finished product here

I can make your wedding cake toppers to look like your dogs too. Just send photos!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Mad Hatter Tea Set Pattern from Craftsy...Free!

Is anyone else as crazy about Alice in Wonderland as me? If you are, and you're a crafter, you'll want to check out the Mad Hatter Tea Set Pattern from the generous folks at Craftsy. They actually give you the pattern for free. I'd love to see photos here if anyone  makes one. I'll post mine when I'm done. So cute!!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Today Catnip Toyworks, the blog, relaunches!

I continue to add new catnip toys to my Etsy Shoppe, like the coffe cup here that's stuffed with a hefty dose of catnip. These can serve as inspiration for you to make your own toys.

I've been away, but now I'm back with helpful and fun info on crafting, especially focusing on Etsy. I look forward to bringing you unique ideas, how tos and interesting craft projects you can make yourself. Stay tuned and be sure to join me on Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook for crafty inspiration!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Velvet Pumpkin Giveaway at Cupcake Mag

I almost don't want to share this contest link because I so selfishly love these pumpkins....but I want you to have a chance too. Enter to win these gorgeous velvet pumpkins today at

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Wedding Dog Giveaway! Enter here... before 9/21/12.

Enter to win a darling set of two handmade felt wedding dogs. They were crafted by me and sell at my Etsy shop for $35.

You can use them for wedding cake toppers or just as decor on your guest sign-in table. You can also use them afterwards as decor in your home to remember your wedding day. And there's always the opting of gifting them...they make cute shower gifts.

To enter: Join my blog here to the right or

Go to to follow the Catnip Toyworks page on Facebook.
Or do both!

Leave me a comment either on the blog or on Facebook and you are automatically entered. Make sure you leave me your email address so I can contact you if you win. I will draw the winner on September 21, 2012. Hope you win!

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Learn to Dye a Prim Doll! Tutorial Video on You Tube

Ever wondered how to dye a prim doll? I've seen so many cute ones in magazines and online and wondered myself. How do they age those dolls and get them to have that grunge look? Well, I learned how, so now I'll share it with you. Watch the You Tube video right here. And look for new prim cat toys and dog toys coming soon to my Etsy shop