Catherine Ivins lives on the Jersey Shore with her hubby and one daughter. Her studio is named Olive Bites, after her pup (who doesn't anymore). She seeks to use repurposed, recycled and sustainable materials in new, unique and beautiful ways and wants to deliver a unique view of something we have all seen before and get people thinking about new ways of seeing and using the things in their own lives.
To Cat, inspiration is everywhere. She is inspired by texture and color and music and crowds and piles of junk. Flea markets and junk heaps are her favorite places.
She is always asking, "What should this thing be next?" and is committed in all facets to doing more with less.