The Recipe for a Monster Day Out!

Market Stall - CrawCrafts BeastiesHere at Beastie Towers we like nothing better than heading out together for a fun day at one of our local markets. And even though the weather here was less than stellar on Saturday morning, we still managed to have a good time at the Ha’Penny market – it’s definitely worth a look if you ever find yourself in Dublin!

A few of our group even went home with new human friends – first to go was Cookie Beastie…
Cookie Beastie, by CrawCrafts Beasties …who was snapped up by Ali from A Little Idea, one of our stall neighbours on the day!

Many of the other Beasties who ventured off to pastures new have featured on the BeastieBlog before. But one of my recent additions found a new home too! It’s been a while since I last made a Chef Beastie – perhaps two years – so I really enjoyed cracking out my old templates and making some subtle adjustments to the design. The basic formula is the same – Chef Beasties always need a classic tall white chef’s hat and an apron…
Chef Beastie's Outfit - CrawCrafts Beasties…And I still get a chuckle out of making “useful” things to put in the apron pocket!
Chef Beastie's Useful Accessories - CrawCrafts BeastiesPut it all together, and you get…
Chef Beastie, by CrawCrafts Beasties…And perhaps you can see the BeastiEvolution which has taken place since I made my very first Chef Beastie!Evolution of Chef Beastie, by CrawCrafts BeastiesWho knows where they’ll go from here? Hmmm…

I have more new Beasties for you to meet, but I’m going to save ’em for next week. In the meantime, Paddy and Plunkett will be back to entertain you with more travellers’ tales on Friday. See you then!

23 thoughts on “The Recipe for a Monster Day Out!

  1. Perhaps I’ve asked this before, but….what do you call a crowd of Beasties? Is it a Giggle of Beasties? or a Mischief? Anyone out there have any ideas?

    1. Heehee, good question! I do have a nerdy enthusiasm for collective nouns! I don’t have an official one picked out yet, but I rather like “a mischief of Beasties”. Any other suggestions, anybody? πŸ˜€

  2. Yay! I’m so glad some Beasties found new homes! And Chef Beastie is so charming, although now I’m imagining a tall one with curly hair – Julia Child Beastie. Love your display, by the way.

    1. Why thank you! And a Julia Child Beastie, you say? I’ve just spent a fun couple of minutes looking at photos of the lady herself… I’d certainly heard of her, but I had no idea she was such a character! I reckon her Beastie counterpart would look great with a chicken and a tenderising mallet…

    1. Thank you! I do love making teeny accessories πŸ˜€ That market is definitely worth checking out if you’re in the city centre on Saturdays, too… They have a great mix of crafts and vintage!

  3. What a fun day! I’m glad to hear some of the Beasties found their forever homes, I’m sure they will have lots of adventures out there.

    Oh and a Mischief of Beastie’s gets my vote too, it’s perfect!

    1. Heehee! Yes, a mischief of Beasties seems to have pulled into the lead. And we did have a great time at the market… I don’t know how I managed to get to August without doing one, but it was good to be back!

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