Boots and Cats

.A lifestyle blog that always lands on its feet. Boots and Cats. Basically that’s what it all boils down to isn’t it? Fashion and felines. Two of the most interesting things out there. Especially on the internet. What would instagram be without them? Also, if you say them together really fast you get a techno beat.

Recent Blog Posts

Bright DIY Tropical Paper Backdrop
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Bright DIY Tropical Paper Backdrop
It’s been a while since I’ve created a fancy wall backdrop craft and I was inspired by our seemingly endless winter (doesn’t it always feel that way in April?) and the desire to soak up some sun. This easy, bright … Continue reading →
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Years in the Making // WAK Classic Sweater
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Hello! I can’t believe I am finally, FINALLY finished and ready to tell you about the sweater I started knitting nearly 3 years ago! Technically I finished knitting, seaming and blocking this bad boy last June (which makes it just … Continue reading →
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Summer Perfected // Indigo Sway Dress
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As fall rolls in with it’s brilliant colours, cool breezes and cozy inclinations, I feel a bit of a time crunch to post a dress that encapsulates the feel and energy of summer. This Sway dress is light and breezy … Continue reading →
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Kitty Kenedy Top
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Happy almost Solstice! This is my favourite, most energetic time of the year… I mean, check out all that sunlight! There’s nothing like starting a picnic or patio date at 8:30 and still have some rays of sun by 10:30. … Continue reading →
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Dreaming of Summer // Vogue 1236
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It’s been one of those springs where its sort of been a long, wet, tapered off version of winter. It’s not even the cold I mind, its the lack of sun. How I long for the days of warm rays … Continue reading →
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Spring Basics // 3 Free Patterns
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Spring Basics // 3 Free Patterns
Almost like a switch, spring began and the snow just melted away and left behind a ton of warm, beautiful sunshine. Which meant that after a fairly calm and quiet start to the new year I spent the last two … Continue reading →
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Two is Better than One // Zadie Separates
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I am just in the nick of time to share my #FailFebruary garment! Even though in the end I found a creative solution to turn around what was a sad little project, I found it amusing that it went so wrong so … Continue reading →
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Lots of Lindens!
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Lots of Lindens!
So many Lindens! Okay, well…two Lindens! When I first made this pattern two years ago and participated in the Linden swap, I concluded with saying I would definitely be making more. Why wouldn’t I? It’s a quick and easy pattern, … Continue reading →
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Marvelous Paper Marbling (+Gold Leaf! )
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No matter how many times I try it, how many colour combinations I make, marbling is just like…the coolest. After my very successful attempts at marbling with fabric, I decided to try something a litter different and go back to … Continue reading →
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Festive Luxury // A Stretch Velvet Wrap Skirt
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Last year, I was all in on a handmade holiday. I sewed up multiple garments as gifts, hand-stamped my cards, and even decorated my own wrapping paper & ribbons. It was delightful and satisfying, but it was a LOT. This … Continue reading →
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