Rugby Beastie, a Bespoke Commission by CrawCrafts Beasties

A Rugby Star is Born!

Happy Tuesday, everyone! And today I have a real monster treat for you all... The first new Beastie of 2019! Here he is - a brand new Rugby Beastie! It's been a while since I made a Rugby Beastie - you can check out past members of Team Beastie here and here - but they're … Continue reading A Rugby Star is Born!

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 Sisters, a Personalised Gift by CrawCrafts Beasties

Hey Sisters! Go Sisters!

Hello there Beastie friends! I've another fresh new Beastification to share with you today... And better yet, it's a two-for-one deal! I give you - the Beastie Sisters! This happy pair were made as a Christmas gift for two real-life human sisters, Emily and Holly. Let's meet Holly Beastie first! Human Holly is super into … Continue reading Hey Sisters! Go Sisters!

Spencer Beastie, A Personalised Commission by CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties Are Doin’ It For Themselves!

Aaaah, the new year! It's a time when many of us think about taking on a new interest, or learning a new skill... And perhaps more than a few of you are considering trying your hand at a little DIY. Well, the Beasties are WAAAAAY ahead of you on that one! Meet Spencer Beastie, a … Continue reading Beasties Are Doin’ It For Themselves!

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!

Dublin Christmas Flea Info

It’s Time for the Christmas Flea!

Hey there everybody! I'm just popping in super-quickly today to remind you that the biggest event in the Beastie calendar is coming up this weekend. Yes, it's time for... The Dublin Christmas Flea! The picture above should answer most of your questions about dates, opening hours and location, but you'll find extra info on their … Continue reading It’s Time for the Christmas Flea!

A Happy Beastie Family - CrawCrafts Beasties

A Whole New Beastie Family!

Hey there Beastie friends! We're broadcasting a little later than usual, because as we all know, proximity to the holiday season wreaks havoc with the best-laid plans of mice and monster-makers. Buuuuut I'm optimistic that I can make it up to you by distracting you with a whole family of new Beasties! They actually left … Continue reading A Whole New Beastie Family!

Cat Sweater Beasties, by CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties! Cats! Gin!

It may only be Tuesday, but it seems like we're already in party mode here at Beastie Towers! Come and join us as we pick a name for the 2018 sloe gin batch, as promised last week, and give you a sneak peek of some of the other kitty-inspired goodies we'll be bringing to the … Continue reading Beasties! Cats! Gin!

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!

Old Wall, New Market Season Beasties - CrawCrafts Beasties

The Calm Before Market Season

Hello everybody! There's heavy weather forecast for Dublin later today, so as I write I'm looking out the window and enjoying the bright sky and autumn colours before the storm sets in! And it seems doubly apt, because with market season on the way, right now is the calm before THAT particular storm kicks off … Continue reading The Calm Before Market Season