Another Very Special New Beastie, by CrawCrafts Beasties

Flashback Friday – Signs of the Times!

Hey there everyone! Wow, it's been a busy week - with a bit more freedom to move around, I've finally had the chance to catch up with my human family for the first time in months. I've also started teaching knitting classes again, so it's really been quite a sociable few days! Anyway, all this … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Signs of the Times!

Sixteenth Birthday Beastie, made to order by CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Sixteenth Birthday!

No, not my sixteenth birthday! That's longer ago than I'd even care to think about, thank you very much. This post is actually about a very special creation for a customer who needed a unique, personal gift for her just-turning-sixteeen goddaughter. What better way to celebrate this important milestone than with a customised Beastie? Let's … Continue reading Beastie Sixteenth Birthday!

Time for a Rest! CrawCrafts Beasties

Flashback Friday – Beasties on Holiday!

Hey there everyone! Summer has returned to Dublin - I think temperatures climbed to their highest heights of the year so far yesterday! And that's got me in a holiday sort of mood... So I thought I might use this week's Flashback Friday to revisit some of my favourite "Beasties on tour" moments. Hopefully it … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Beasties on Holiday!

Ready for the Garden - CrawCrafts Beasties

Flashback Friday – Gardening Beasties!

Hey there Beastie friends! It's not much of a day for gardening in Dublin today... We're in the throes of Tropical Storm Arthur (somehow! Tropical storms in Ireland? Really?) and it's freakishly windy outside. But we can still look back at some plant-happy Beasties from 2018, right? This happy horticultural pair were created for Jan … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Gardening Beasties!

Cookie Beastie Checks In!

Hey there everyone! The sun is shining here in Dublin, and I hope you're all enjoying some fine weather in your part of the world too! It's also nice to see life returning to something like normal in places - here in Ireland certain shops are starting to reopen, and we can now meet in … Continue reading Cookie Beastie Checks In!

Flashback Friday – Craziest Beastie Accessories EVER!

Hey there Beastie friends! I hope you've all been having a good week. For the last while, a couple of big commissions have been keeping me super-busy... So many accessories! I'm really looking forward to being able to share the finished projects with you all very soon, but in the meantime I thought I'd use … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Craziest Beastie Accessories EVER!

Beasties in the Daisies - Local Adventures - CrawCrafts Beasties

Keepin’ it Local

Hey there everyone! How are you all doing out there? Hopefully you're adjusting to this weird "new normal", and finding ways to keep sane. I've been mostly keeping to Beastie Towers, and taking advantage of my non-essential-worker status to really dig into some long-standing projects! But while I'm all for flattening the curve by staying … Continue reading Keepin’ it Local

Felix Nature Walk - CrawCrafts Beasties

Happy Days with Felix

Hey there everyone! I hope you're all keeping well, and staying in if you possibly can! On that note, I thought we'd take a break from Explorer Beastie's Belgian travels and do some exploring closer to home. Why? Because of this little guy here. The last time I saw that sweet teal-coloured Beastie in the … Continue reading Happy Days with Felix

Spooky Scary FrankenBeastie - CrawCrafts Beasties

A Spooky Little Beastie Like You!

Hello there Beastie people! I hope you're all keeping well, wherever you are, and that the lockdown isn't giving you cabin fever just yet. I'm using the time to get caught up on commissions that have been in progress for a while - and that made me realise that I hadn't introduced you lot to … Continue reading A Spooky Little Beastie Like You!

Cheers! St Patrick's Day 2020 - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie St Patrick’s Day!

Well, it's a bit of a weird St Patrick's Day in Dublin this year. Because of the ongoing Covid-19 containment measures, there's no parade or St Patrick's Festival, and the guidelines are to stay in and work from home if we possibly can. So, over the weekend, I brought some stuff home from my studio, … Continue reading Beastie St Patrick’s Day!