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Virtual Reality: RikaRika

In this Ballardite’s online universe, alligators are cozy and kimonos are art.

By Malika Ritchie March 14, 2011

 

We gave you 23 reasons it’s great to be a pet in Seattle; here’s one more: Ballard artisan Rika Kurdyla-Smith, creator and designer of the Esty shop RikaRika and the animal-world sleeping bag-type apparatuses she makes.

Kurdyla-Smith crafts for the pet owner as well; her vintage kimono silk pieces are sold at Velouria as well as her online shop.

Click through the slideshow here to get a look at this Seattle Etsian’s work.

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