A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!

It's new Beastie day! So it must be... Friday? Yes, we're breaking with tradition a little here, but after giving this very special pair a brief introduction in Tuesday's post, I couldn't wait a whole week to give you the guided tour! This cheerful monster couple were created as a very special birthday gift for … Continue reading A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!

Our Monster Day at Woollinn!

Happy Friday, everyone! And it's been a double fun one for us, because we've just spent the day at Woollinn, Dublin's festival of yarn! I was helping out my buddy Diarmuid of S Twist Wool for the day, so there might be a bit of a bias in the photos... Are you spotting a pattern … Continue reading Our Monster Day at Woollinn!

Unicorn Beastie by CrawCrafts Beasties - Beastie HQ Shop

A Magical, Mythical Monster!

Finally! I've stumbled on proof that unicorns are in fact real! Except maybe they look a little different to what popular culture and centuries of mythologising might have led us to believe... Perhaps they look a little Beastie-er! Hey there, Unicorn Beastie! This sweet little monster maiden kinda knows that she's special. I mean, look … Continue reading A Magical, Mythical Monster!

Don't Kick It! H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy, Plunkett and a Blast From the Past

Hey there everybody! I'm mixing it up a bit this week, thanks to a recent round of blog updates... Which you can check out in Tuesday's post here, if you haven't already! I figure since you got your behind-the-scenes news on Tuesday, it's only fair to get you ready for your weekend with a monster … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and a Blast From the Past

Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!

Hey there everybody! I hope you've all had a good week... It certainly seems like it's been a busy few days in the Blogosphere! I'll get to that in a second. First of all, I should probably explain what the title of this post is all about. Poor Explorer Beastie is almost afraid to look! … Continue reading Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!

Springtime Beastie Fun! CrawCrafts Beasties

Friday Social #4 – Getting Arty, For Free!

Welcome to the weekend, Beastiebuddies! And since it's the end of the week, my mind has wandered in an artsy direction for this Friday Social. In school, it seemed like art class always fell on a Friday afternoon, and it was a much nicer way to wrap up the week than, say, double maths or … Continue reading Friday Social #4 – Getting Arty, For Free!

Felt Gems by Niki Collier at St Patrick's Cathedral - CrawCrafts Beasties

Friday Social #3 – Community Crafting!

Hey there Beastie peeps! The weekend is very nearly here, so that means it's time for another peek behind the scenes here at Beastie Towers... And this week, it's all about community! As some of you may already know, I recently started teaching knitting classes at my local yarn store, The Constant Knitter. It's a … Continue reading Friday Social #3 – Community Crafting!

Ballerina Scientist Beastie, Personalised Handmade Gifts by CrawCrafts Beasties

Arts? Science? Why Choose?

Hey there Beastie friends! I hope you all had a super weekend... Especially any of you who were celebrating St Patrick's Day on Saturday! Today on the BeastieBlog, we're weighing in on an issue that has been troubling humans for centuries - the ongoing battle between the arts and the sciences. And is it really … Continue reading Arts? Science? Why Choose?

Cathedral Closeups - CrawCrafts Beasties

Friday Social #2

Hello everybody, and happy Friday to you all! It's been all go here in Beastie Towers. Earlier in the week, I had a birthday... I was *cough* 29! (Again) And I hope none of you are hungry, because I celebrated with THESE. Thanks, Boyfriend! Did someone say "birthday doughnuts"? Oooh, go on then! 😋 @OffbeatDonuts … Continue reading Friday Social #2

Friday Social #1

Ooooh, it's been a while since I posted on a Friday! But after my lazy sick day post a couple of weeks ago, I thought I might give you all a more regular behind-the-scenes look at life in Beastie Towers, and share some of the antics that the rest of the global Beastie family have … Continue reading Friday Social #1