i share my balcony with the cats

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i lost my garden when i moved out of the house. this shelf contains many of the things i kept in my art studio. there is a brown bear, a glow-in-the-dark alien, a yellow bird, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, a wild thing, spiderman birdhouse, star of David-can you see them? and tons of white rabbits because of Alice in Wonderland. i never really embraced adulthood that well. no one is too old for toys & life is too hard not to bring in fun.

the apartment isnt big enough for me to put a litter box in it. for the summer, i put the cardboard in the window, with enough room for the cats to go in & out, in & out…they love it. i did have a towel over the hole, but the cats took it down. i hid their litter box, “behind the white curtain”and i placed the litter box on top of a dog crate plastic tray.Alabama has been HOT until a few days ago. i have to make a winter hole. i will post what & how i make one.pretty sure i’m gonna need to make it today.

a balcony is important. fill it with things that make you happy.

 

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  1. Your balcony is wonderful Amy .. I bet your cats love it 😃

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    1. Hi Julie, i hope you are doing well. my cats think it’s their room. they sleep on the chairs. Thanks! ~amy

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  2. Linda Corliss says:

    You’re so creative at blending whimsey and other interesting objects with living things and natural light! Linda

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    1. ah…the whimsey is from never fullly accepting adulthood, there is no magic to be found as one. i never wanted to put away my toys. & now i don’t have to. thank you for the compliments! ~amy

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  3. This is so delightful. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. hi Gretchen, thank you so very much. i decided our sanctuary would be, a mix of everything happy & comfortable, as all sanctuaries should be. ~amy

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  4. Very beautiful balcony. I’m sure the cats love it very much too.

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    1. Thank you. my cats OWN that patio. or at least that is what they tell me. 🙂 ~amy

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  5. John says:

    I love your styles!!

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    1. i love that you called it styles…is it more than one? perhaps eclectic would be mine in some spots & traditional in others? Thank YOU so much for the compliment. ~amy

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  6. Glad to see you back, missed your wonderful photography.

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    1. Thank you so much. Now i just have to leave the house to take photographs of what i used to. commissions keep me penned up! i cannot believe i complain of such things! painting is AWESOME. ~amy

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  7. loisajay says:

    I love your Baker’s rack–it makes the porch such a cozy, personal space. You have made a wonderful home, Amy. I like it lots. Lots of love to you.

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    1. Hi Loisajay, the baker’s rake was so country looking…dated. so i put mirrors in front of the metal flowers (which is what dated the piece) and magically, it LOOKS so different. Thanks you!! Lots of love to you too! ~amy

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