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!
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!
Hey there everybody! You know, after Friday's post on Beastie work accessories, and reading about Tierney's recent studio update (seriously, take a look! I have such storage envy) I thought I'd do something a little different this week. So, let's have a rare behind-the-scenes post... How about I introduce you to the hard-working tools, equipment … Continue reading Tools of the Trade – Monster Maker’s Toolkit
Hey there everyone, and greetings from a slightly grey and showery Dublin! What a strange coincidence that, as life here starts to return to something like normality, the weather follows suit! And since Ireland is very slowly starting to head back to work, I thought I'd devote today's Flashback Friday to some of the "tools … Continue reading Flashback Friday – All In A Day’s Work!
Hey there everybody! Today we're catching up with June Beastie again as she continues her journey to her new home. It's been quite the adventure, starting way back here! And, in case you missed it, there was a more recent update last week... Which attracted a few interested non-human readers. "Hey Plunkett, what are you... … Continue reading Happy New Home, June Beastie!
Hello Beastie friends! Is it really Friday again already? And what's with all this talk about the seaside? Well, this week for Flashback Friday I wanted to revisit a little lady monster from back in 2016 - hey there, Mermaid Beastie! But her fishy tail... ... And aquatic-themed accessories... ... Made me realise that it's … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Beasties by the Seaside
Hello there everyone! I hope you're keeping well... Even in these - um - interesting times. But Beasties are always looking for silver linings, and all of us at Beastie Towers were cheered this week by the arrival of some pictures, presumed lost, from this little lady! On her way to her new home last … Continue reading A Monster’s Eye View of Yellowstone
... Or, as first floated in Tuesday's post, it's a Pet-rospective! Beasties love their pets, and at the suggestion of regular reader Queen Bee, I thought it was high time we revisited some of those fuzzy companions from previous commissions. Let's start with the very first one - a woolly old English sheepdog I made … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Beastie Pets Retrospective
Hey there everyone! After a bit of a wild weekend (weather-wise, of course. We're still confined to quarters here at Beastie Towers) the sun has returned... And so have a pair of familiar woolly faces! It's been a while since we've seen Paddy and Plunkett, hasn't it? Let's drop in and see what they're up … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett – Growing Wild!
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!