Paddy, Plunkett and some berries - CrawCrafts Beasties

Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!

Hello everybody! Well, we may be in the very depths of winter here in the northern hemisphere, but since we all made it through Blue Monday yesterday, it's onwards and upwards from here! And after introducing a few new Beasties recently (catch up here and here) I thought it might be nice to get out … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!

Beastie New Year 2019! CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie New Year, Everybody!

Hey there Beastie friends! And a very happy new year to you from all of us here at Beastie Towers! 2019 has barely begun, but we're already super-excited at the prospect of a fresh shiny new year, all crammed with possibilities! And, looking back, 2018 was a pretty awesome twelve months. For starters, it was … Continue reading Beastie New Year, Everybody!

Beastie 2019 Calendar title page - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Calendar 2019!

Hurrah! The Beastie calendar 2019 has landed! You can pick up your copy in my online store right now, for a mere €2! As you can see, I've decided to build on 2018's month-by-month calendar pages model. The 2019 calendar is coming at you all in one go, as a single handy download! And although … Continue reading Beastie Calendar 2019!

Santa Beastie - Beastmas 2018 - CrawCrafts Beasties

Happy Beastmas!

Hey everybody! We're baaaaaack! It's been a crazy couple of weeks, but we just wanted to swing by to wish you all... A very merry Beastmas! And while I'm here, how about a seasonal Beastmas tale? Pull up a chair, grab some mulled wine and a fistful of mince pies, and let me tell you … Continue reading Happy Beastmas!

Autumn in Dublin's Parks - CrawCrafts Beasties

November News Flash!

Hello there Beastie friends! I'm just dropping in for a veeeery quick Beastie news update today... With less than two weeks to go until our first market expedition of the year, it's time for me to get my head down and knit and sew like a monster-maker possessed! But speaking of markets... The Market Dates … Continue reading November News Flash!

A Bevy of Hallowe'en Beasties, by CrawCrafts Beasties

Happy Hallowe’en!

Woooooooooooo! We couldn't resist popping in an extra post to celebrate the Beasties' favourite holiday! Soooo... Have a spooktacular Hallowe'en! And here are some seasonal monsters to get your own festivities started! First of all, we've got Dracula Beastie stopping in for a bite! Then Ghostie Beastie's going to drift through later on. And who … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!

Tae (Tea) Beasties, by CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie News Roundup!

Hello there Beastie friends! How's your week going? This week's post is going to be a bit of a mixed bag, as we catch up with a few snippets of Beastie news that I've been meaning to share for a while. So, without further ado, let's start the show... Beastie Autumn Fun Worldwide! Explorer Beastie … Continue reading Beastie News Roundup!

Jon Beastie with Guitar - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Birthday to You!

Hello everybody! Welcome to a whole new week... And also, allow me to present a whole new Beastie! Many recent Beastifications have coincided with a human birthday, and this project was no exception! A while back, Jan from The Snail of Happiness got in touch with me to request a monster companion for her partner … Continue reading Beastie Birthday to You!

September Featured Image - Calendar Page - CrawCrafts Beasties

Hello September!

Yes, I know I'm jumping the gun a little here! But over the last couple of days, the cooler breezes and suddenly shorter days have been signalling that the season is about to turn. And much as I enjoyed our very un-Irish Irish summer this year, I am SO ready for September! Autumn has long … Continue reading Hello September!

Beasties on film - CrawCrafts Beasties

Secrets of Beastie Photography

Over the last couple of weeks, the subject of Beastie photography has raised its head a few times in the comments! And that got me looking back at all the crazy things I've done over the years in the name of capturing a blog-worthy Beastie snapshot. Better still, it made me think of the sneaky … Continue reading Secrets of Beastie Photography