Events at our Boutique Location — Art

Smoking Hot Bags Pop-Up Shop!

Event date Art Crafts & home Halloween Local

Smoking Hot Bags is the creation of local artists Leanne & Bill, once customers of mine and now friends, come and see their handbag creations on Saturday, May 21 from 12-5pm at Cats Like Us. Smoking Hot Bags are made from upcycled cigar boxes and sometimes wine boxes. Each is unique and hand painted. Leanne's specialty is horror movie designs, but she can create custom ones to match any style. She doesn't vend out often, but can be found at pinup events and horror conventions around the Western New York area. We are lucky to have her in the shop,...

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Across Lots Hair Adornment Pop-Up Shop!

Event date Art Fashion Hair Local Style

I was lucky enough to meet Monica as a customer at Cats Like Us. Then I found out she has a business making gorgeous hair accessories reminiscent of vintage Hollywood Glamour under the name Across Lots. Please stop by Cats Like Us Saturday, April 30 from 12pm-5pm to shop her accessories. She'll have some new spring pieces for sale! We'll also be happy to coordinate an outfit around her hair decor! A little bit about the company... Across Lots is a millinery and accessories boutique based in Buffalo, NY. Using antique and vintage materials, they create pieces that recall the...

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Barbie K. Chalkware at Cats Like Us!

Event date Art Crafts & home Local Vintage

  SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022 AT 12 PM – 5 PM Chalk ware-both kitschy & cool-is Barbie K’s passion. When the price of vintage chalk ware sky rocketed and it was no longer affordable, she decided to take matters into her own hands-literally. She created her own line of “retro-reinterpreted” chalk ware including mermaids, hula girls and pin-up girls. The hand poured, hand painted mermaids with the pouty red lips are her best seller. Plus she'll be selling them a-la-carte. So if you just want a mermaid and not a set, you got it! Barbie K is the brand of...

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Meet & Greet with Monster Matt!

Event date Art Halloween Local

**Date of event has changed** Award winning Author/Illustrator Monstermatt Patterson returns Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 12-5, he’ll have his books, paintings, monster masks, and sketch cards. Just in time for the Halloween season!!! We also interviewed him for our Cats Like Us blog, so you can get to know what he's all about! (Feel free to interview him at the meet and greet too, but if you get him started about horror movies...BEWARE...he may never stop talking and you'll learn more than you did before. Read about him here https://catslikeus.com/blogs/blog/54183300-monster-matt-patterson ***Double punches on your CLU frequent shopper cards and...

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Desire Link Tedesco Accessories & Gifts Pop-Up Shop!

Event date Art Crafts & home Fashion Hair Halloween Local

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 2021 AT 12 PM EDT – 5 PM EDT Join us Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 12-5 for the spooky and cute accessories & gifts of Desire Link Tedesco! She specializes in buttons, stickers, patches, prints, lots of jewelry, and really does a little bit of everything. She is a self proclaimed "para-abnormal craftonaut." Buy a gift for yourself and a friend! You can see more of her work for sale here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/desiretedesco/ IG: theladydisarray There will be double punches on your Cats Like Us frequent shopper cards too! Note: Masks required for the unvaccinated. Update  ...

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Smoking Hot Bags is BACK at Cats Like Us!

Event date Art Crafts & home Local

Smoking Hot Bags is the creation of local artists Leanne & Bill, once customers of mine and now friends, come and see their handbag creations on Saturday, May 29 from 12-5pm at Cats Like Us. Smoking Hot Bags are made from upcycled cigar boxes and sometimes wine boxes. Each is unique and hand painted. Leanne's specialty is horror movie designs, but she can create custom ones to match any style. She doesn't vend out often, but can be found at pinup events and horror conventions around the Western New York area. We are lucky to have her in the shop,...

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Meet & Book with Sweet Heart Pinup

Event date Art Lifestyle Local Pinup

Come in to Cats Like Us on Saturday, January 30 from noon-5pm and meet Destiny Rogowski, owner/photographer of Sweet Heart Pin Up! (https://www.sweetheartpinup.com/#/) She spent 12 years in Los Angeles working in the celebrity photo shoot industry doing wardrobe styling, hair, makeup and model coaching. She moved home to Buffalo, NY and started Sweet Heart Pin up in 2010. Sweet Heart Pin Up specializes in retro pin up inspired shoots including bridal pin up, pin up pregnancy, and pin up parties. She has custom made sets in her studio; A retro salon, 50's kitchen, living room, a bathroom with a...

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