katefunk

Greenville, Wisconsin · 3209 Sales

katefunk

Greenville, Wisconsin 3209 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(903)

Shop owner

Kate Funk

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Announcement   Thanks for checking out Kate Funk's Etsy site!
Upcoming Shows:

July 20
Bazaar After Dark
Menasha, WI
https://www.facebook.com/events/823723341108459

September 9 & 10
Renegade Craft Fair
Chicago, IL
http://www.renegadecraft.com/fairs/chicago

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In the UK and looking to save on shipping? You can find some of our cards at Culture Vulture: http://www.culture-vulture.co.uk
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Interested in wholesale? Check out the Kate Funk 2017 wholesale catalog at www.katefunk.com under the wholesale catalog link or contact me at katefunk [!at] katefunk.com.

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 18, 2017

Thanks for checking out Kate Funk's Etsy site!
Upcoming Shows:

July 20
Bazaar After Dark
Menasha, WI
https://www.facebook.com/events/823723341108459

September 9 & 10
Renegade Craft Fair
Chicago, IL
http://www.renegadecraft.com/fairs/chicago

************
In the UK and looking to save on shipping? You can find some of our cards at Culture Vulture: http://www.culture-vulture.co.uk
************
Interested in wholesale? Check out the Kate Funk 2017 wholesale catalog at www.katefunk.com under the wholesale catalog link or contact me at katefunk [!at] katefunk.com.

Kate Funk

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Kate Funk

AC is a Unicorn Prayer Candle
AC is a Unicorn Prayer Candle
$10.00
AC Likes Boring Things Greeting Card
AC Likes Boring Things Greeting Card
$4.00
AC Saves Latin Greeting Card
AC Saves Latin Greeting Card
$4.00
AC is an Angel Prayer Candle
AC is an Angel Prayer Candle
$10.00
AC is the Devil Prayer Candle
AC is the Devil Prayer Candle
$10.00
AC is Our Gentleman of Guadalupe Prayer Candle
AC is Our Gentleman of Guadalupe Prayer Candle
$10.00
AC Abides Greeting Card
AC Abides Greeting Card
$4.00
In AC's Eyes
In AC's Eyes
$4.00
AC is Ready for Some Ultra-Violence Greeting Card
AC is Ready for Some Ultra-Violence Greeting Card
$4.00
AC is Truly Outrageous Greeting Card
AC is Truly Outrageous Greeting Card
$4.00
AC is a Queen Greeting Card
AC is a Queen Greeting Card
$4.00
AC the Riveter Greeting Card
AC the Riveter Greeting Card
$4.00
AC Used to be a Genius Greeting Card
AC Used to be a Genius Greeting Card
$4.00
AC's World Greeting Card
AC's World Greeting Card
$4.00
AC is Wild Greeting Card
AC is Wild Greeting Card
$4.00
AC Loves College
AC Loves College
$4.00
AC the Shark Hunter
AC the Shark Hunter
$4.00
AC's Baby Greeting Card
AC's Baby Greeting Card
$4.00
AC is the Danger Greeting Card
AC is the Danger Greeting Card
$4.00
AC is an Orange Piece of Human Garbage
AC is an Orange Piece of Human Garbage
$4.00
AC Hits 88 MPH Greeting Card
AC Hits 88 MPH Greeting Card
$4.00
AC Paints Happy Trees Greeting Card
AC Paints Happy Trees Greeting Card
$4.00
AC the Scout Greeting Card
AC the Scout Greeting Card
$4.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(903)
Lisa Swan

Lisa Swan on Aug 22, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome image, great quality card. For my friend who gave me a black cat that looks just like yours!

Carly Swenson

Carly Swenson on Aug 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

They are awesome. Nice quality, super fun images.

Christine

Christine on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

CUUUUTE! I've seen this stuff in the past at Chicago craft shows, but not for quite some time. I have to say the Bob Ross tribute is my hands-down favorite! I wish my kitties would allow me to dress them. Alas, my boys refuse to even don little hats. :-((((

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About

Super awesome cat photography courtesy of Kate Funk and her furry sidekick, AC.

The story of how this all started was actually a happy accident. Around the time that I got AC, I worked at a local paper store here in Milwaukee. One day we were making paper party hats, and I decided to make a tiny one for AC. To my surprise, when I brought it home and put it on him he didn’t seem to mind at all. I had this friend with a birthday coming up. She only refers to AC as "the jerk" (most people find AC’s personality a bit off-putting since he doesn’t really care for anyone except me, and he always looks like he wants to murder you) so I decided I would try and make her a birthday card featuring “the jerk" cat she loves so much.

I quickly threw together a little cake and messy backdrop made with construction paper and a glue sticks, and topped it off with AC wearing the party hat I had made for him. I was so excited with the result! His look of disdain contrasted perfectly with the bright happy birthday decorations. I liked it so much that I started printing more copies to give to my other friends—including a fellow employee at the paper store.

It was there that the owner saw this card and was intrigued. She asked if I had any more designs. I didn’t, but told her I’d be more than happy to make some. I went home elated and came up with another 5 cards, had a meeting with the owner, and my greeting cards started to be carried and sold in my very first store. From there things seemed to snowball.

I partnered up with my roommate at the time, Brennan Groh, to make “The World’s Most Super Amazing 100% Awesome Cat Calendar.” I took the photographs and he did the graphic design work. I also attended my very first craft fair ever that same year: The Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago. It was amazing to see other people enjoy and admire my work, and to meet fellow artists like myself. From there I continued to make more designs, get my products into more stores, and attend more craft fairs around the country.

After 5 amazing years of hard work, I finally was able to quit my day job and devote my life to my ridiculous dream occupation: Cat Photographer.

Shop members

  • Kate Funk

    Owner

    Kate Funk and her kitty sidekick, AC, live and work in Milwaukee, WI. It’s there at MIAD where Kate earned her BFA in photography. She now spends most of her days making cat costumes and dioramas while ingesting copious amounts of sugar.

Production partners

  • Greeting Card Printing Company

    De Pere, WI

    Local, Wisconsin printing company that takes care of all of my wonderful greeting cards.

  • Marvelpress

    Salt Lake, UT

    Marvelpress is a specialized printer who creates all of my phone case using 3D sublimation printing.

  • Spoonflower

    Durham, NC

    Spoonflower makes it possible for me to design and print my own fabric used in the creation of my pillows.

  • Printing Company

    West Rancho Dominguez, CA

    Local printing shop to our calendar's graphic designer in CA that does all of our calendar printing.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 7, 2016

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Shipping
All orders are shipped by the method chosen and paid for by the customer.

Any shipping costs paid that exceed over $2 of what the actual cost ends up being will have the difference refunded in the form it was received.

If an order is returned to me by USPS due to an error in the address provided I will contact the customer who can choose to either cancel the order and have the cost of the product refunded or can ship again at the cost of the customer. I will only pay for the 2nd attempt to ship if the error was on my end.

USPS First Class International shipping does not provide a concrete delivery time, but rather states that delivery time varies based on destination. If you decide to stick with the basic First Class shipping and your order does not arrive by when you'd like I will not refund you your money as I have no control over the situation. There is tracking available with First Class International, but if a package is lost USPS will not file a claim as no insurance is included in the price. If you are concerned about arrival times or tracking Priority or Priority Express is a much safer option.

Any fees (customs or otherwise) that incur through international shipping are the responsibility of the customer and not me.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are unhappy with your purchase please contact me about how to return and receive a refund. I'll happily accept returns on most items so long as they are in good condition. Upon receiving the item in good condition I will issue a refund minus the cost of shipping. Shipping costs to return items are the customer's responsibility.