Colleen Kearney Clough's Profile

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Back to Shop ~ http://www.cattales.etsy.com
Blog ~ http://cattalesofsaratoga.blogspot.com
Pinterest ~ http://pinterest.com/CattalesOfSara
Pinterest ~ www.pinterest.com/EtsyCatTales

When I was little, I wanted Santa to bring me glue, scotch tape, glitter, construction paper, pipe cleaners and scissors... and I have enjoyed making all sorts of things ever since.

For 17 years my husband and I lived on his family's apple farm. It was time for a change, so a few years back we moved away from the quaint farm and country home. It is still in the family, and close by. We always had cats on the farm – two of our cats came with us to our new home – Paddy and Buca. I love cats and enjoy telling stories about their crazy escapades... hence the name Cat Tales…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 4
  • Joined January 19, 2007

Favorite materials

buttons, fabric, wood, wire, natural, vintage

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About

Back to Shop ~ http://www.cattales.etsy.com
Blog ~ http://cattalesofsaratoga.blogspot.com
Pinterest ~ http://pinterest.com/CattalesOfSara
Pinterest ~ www.pinterest.com/EtsyCatTales

When I was little, I wanted Santa to bring me glue, scotch tape, glitter, construction paper, pipe cleaners and scissors... and I have enjoyed making all sorts of things ever since.

For 17 years my husband and I lived on his family's apple farm. It was time for a change, so a few years back we moved away from the quaint farm and country home. It is still in the family, and close by. We always had cats on the farm – two of our cats came with us to our new home – Paddy and Buca. I love cats and enjoy telling stories about their crazy escapades... hence the name Cat Tales.

Over the years I have collected [hoard] A LOT of stuff... and I look forward in sharing with you.

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A few of my items have been featured in Etsy's Storque:

3/7/11
Vintage Wood Covered Crayon Pencils in Original Box
Etsy's Storque – Come Craft at Etsy Labs
http://www.etsy.com/storque/events/come-craft-at-etsy-labs-12443/

12/5/10
Candy Cane Christmas Trees With Vintage Thread Spools - Set of 3
Etsy's Storque – Get the Look Decor: Deck the Halls
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/get-the-look-decor-deck-the-halls-11310/

9/27/10
Three Vintage Pint Mason Jars With Decorative Wood Apple Tops
Etsy's Storque – Etsy Finds Decor: Autumn Weddings
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-autumn-weddings-10617/

9/26/10
Vintage Wheaton Amethyst Skull Poison Bottle
Etsy's Storque – Etsy Finds Decor: Coloring Outside the Lines
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-decor-coloring-outside-the-lines-10588/

9/7/10
Harvest Vintage Mason Quart Jars With Apple Tops - Set of 3
Etsy's Storque – Etsy Finds: A Place for Everything
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-a-place-for-everything-10355/

3/23/09
Vintage-Inspired Jello Mold Easter Egg Baskets
Etsy's Storque – Spring is Here! Equinox – in which Etsians could vote for their favorite spring item.
http://www.etsy.com/storque/etc/spring-is-here-equinox-voter-results-3659/

3/21/09
Vintage Wooden Shoe Stretchers
Etsy's Storque – Etsy Finds Vintage: The Art of Display
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-vintage-the-art-of-display-3634/

8/29/08
Vintage Cook And Bakeware
Etsy's Storque – Etsy Finds Vintage: Red Kitchen
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-vintage-red-kitchen-2442/

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A few of my items have been featured in some wonderful blogs... please check them out.

7/4/13 ~ Koalita Craft ~ ALL ABOUT... 4th of July!
Patriotic United States Flag Fabric Panel
http://koalitacraft.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/all-about-4th-of-july.html

11/14/12 ~ The Old Post Road ~ Creative Marketing Photos
100 Vintage Mother of Pearl Buttons in Vintage Heart Tin
http://theoldpostroadblog.blogspot.com/2012/11/creative-marketing-photos.html

12/12/11 ~ Ideas For Houses ~ Vitnage Things – Spool Ornaments
Vintage Spool Ornaments
http://ideasforhouses.com/2011/12/12/vintage-things-spool-ornaments/

12/9/11 ~ My DIY Chat ~ Handmade Spool Christmas
Candy Cane Christmas Trees With Vintage Thread Spools & Spool Jewels
http://www.mydiychat.com/diy-crafts/handmade-spool-christmas

10/14/11 ~ Mod Human Vintage ~ Top Etsy Picks
Creamy Plastic Vintage Buttons in Vintage Jello Tin Mold
http://modhumanvintage.blogspot.com/2011/10/top-etsy-picks.html

10/10/11 ~ The Vintage Bluebird ~ Milk Glass al a Mode
Vintage Glasbake Custard Cups - Set of 3
http://thevintagebluebird.tumblr.com/post/11297602122/milk-glass-a-la-mode

5/8/11 ~ Nicolette Tabram ~ Etsy Collections
Vintage Teacup and Supplies
http://nicolettetabram.com/2011/05/08/etsy-collections/

5/3/11 Urban Comfort ~ Vitnage Baking Tins and Gelatin Molds
Vintage-Inspired Jello Mold Easter Egg Baskets
http://urbancomfort.typepad.com/urban_nest/2011/05/vintage-baking-tins-and-gelatin-molds.html

12/22/10 ~ forrestina vintage ~ The Vintage Baker
Vintage Christmas Cookie Cutters - Set of 3
http://forrestinavintage.blogspot.com/2010/12/vintage-baker.html

12/10/10 ~ Meatbagz ~ Thursday Shout Out: A Few of Our Favorites
Vintage Tiger Tobacco Lunch Box Advertising Tin
http://meatbagz.wordpress.com/2010/12/09/thursday-shout-out-a-few-of-our-favorites/

12/9/10 ~ Skyejuice ~ Inspirational Thursday Upcycled Christmas Ornaments
Ornaments Made From Vintage Spools - Set of 6
http://skyejuice.blogspot.com/2010/12/inspirational-thursday-upcycled.html

12/4/10 ~ CaraMagic ~ Christmas in Red
Candy Cane Christmas Trees With Vintage Thread Spools - Set of 3
http://caramagic.blogspot.com/2010/12/christmas-in-red.html

11/12/10 ~ Daily Dolan Geiman ~ How to Wrap Green this Christmas
Vintage Ball Wide Mouth Mason Quart Jars - Set of 3
http://dolangeiman.blogspot.com/2010/11/how-to-wrap-green-this-christmas.html

10/31/10 ~ decor pad ~ Creepy Halloween Decorations
Franken Jars For Halloween Set of 2 With Zinc Lids
http://www.decorpad.com/relatedBookmarks.htm?bookmarkId=7124

10/22/10 ~ Love the Day ~ An Etsy Halloween
Skull Head Jars For Your Halloween Treats - Set of 2
http://www.love-the-day.com/lovetheday/wordpress/?p=637

09/09/10 ~ Newf and Hound ~ Cookie Jars
Chick Feeder And Vintage Mason Jar Candy Dispenser
http://newfandhound.typepad.com/newfandhound/2010/09/cookie-jars.html

08/20/10 ~ Heartmade ~ Daily Favorites + Finds: Kids Play
Vintage Wood Covered Crayon Pencils In Original Box
http://www.heartmadeblog.com/blog/daily-favorites-kids-play

6/29/10 ~ Lemon Jitters ~ Tidy Tuesday: Treat Jars
Chick Feeder And Vintage Mason Jar Candy Dispenser
http://lemonjitters.blogspot.com/2010/06/tidy-tuesday-treat-jars.html

6/10/10 ~ Jennifer Garry ~ Monday Mood Board
Vintage Straw Tote - Great For The Beach And A Picnic
http://jennifergarry.blogspot.com/2010/06/monday-mood-board.html

04/18/10 ~ Lil Fish Studios News ~ Sunday Window Shopping
Chick Feeder And Vintage Mason Jar Candy Dispenser
http://lilfishstudios.blogspot.com/2010/04/sunday-window-shopping_18.html

11/27/09 ~ Always Etsy ~ Daily Finds From Etsy
Primitive Chenille Candy Canes - Hand-twisted - With Rusty Bell And Tag - Half-Dozen
http://alwaysetsy.blogspot.com/2009/11/primitive-chenille-candy-canes.html

11/15/09 ~ Bastille Bleu ~ My Favorite Things 2009 ~ A Series of Holiday Favorites
Snowman Clothespins - Set Of 3
http://bastillebleu.blogspot.com/2009/11/my-favorite-things-2009-series-of.html

10/2/09 ~ City Chic Country Mouse ~ Welcome Fall!
Harvest Vintage Mason Quart Jars With Apples - Set of 3
http://citychiccountrymouse.blogspot.com/2009/10/welcome-fall.html

9/9/09 ~ Betty's Blog ~ Ripe For The Picking
Vintage Ball Perfect Mason Quart Jars With Zinc Lids - Set Of Two
http://retrobetty.blogspot.com/2009/09/ripe-for-picking.html

9/7/09 ~ HAPI-NESS Blog ~ Monday Loves
Vintage Wheaton Miniature Bottles - Set Of 3
http://hapi-ness.blogspot.com/2009/09/monday-loves.html

4/22/09 ~ Etsy Wedding ~ Wedding Décor: Vintage Vases
Vintage Ball Ideal Quart Mason Jars - Set Of Two
http://etsywedding.blogspot.com/2009/04/wedding-decor-vintage-vases.html

4/8/09 ~ Objects of Affection ~ Wednesday Wish List
Vintage-Inspired Jello Mold Easter Egg Baskets
http://shopobjectsofaffection.blogspot.com/2009/04/wednesday-wish-list-hoppy-easter.html

3/13/09 ~ Queering Domesticity ~ Vintage Friday: Cake cake cake!
Vintage Aluminum Cake Keeper
http://www.queeringdomesticity.com/2009/03/vintage-friday-cake-cake-cake.html

3/6/09 ~ Queering Domesticity ~ Vintage Friday: Springing forward
Vintage Ball Perfect Mason Quart Jars - Set Of Two
http://www.queeringdomesticity.com/2009/03/vintage-friday-springing-forward.html

7/28/08 ~ The Peach Tree ~ Mad About Moss (the plant.... not Kate)
Vintage Ball Quart Mason Jars - Set Of Three
http://www.thepeachtreebrooklyn.com/2008/07/mad-about-moss-pant-not-kate.html

6/30/08 ~ Truly Engaging ~ Red, White and Blue
Primitive Americana Flag In Old Spice Jar With Vintage Mother Of Pearl Buttons - Set Of Three
http://www.trulyengaging.com/?s=fourth+of+july+real+wedding

4/23/08 ~ Vintage Indie ~ Vintage + Modern Mingle - Grow Something
Eat Your Carrots - Enamelware Bowl Filled With A Vegetable Garden
http://vintageindie.typepad.com/vintage_indie/2008/04/vintage-moder-4.html

12/4/07 ~ tomate d’pingles ~ Holiday Gift Guide
Snowman Clothespins
http://tomatedepingles.blogspot.com/2007/12/tomate-dpingles-holiday-gift-guide-more.html

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