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!

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!

Sloes Featured - Foraging - CrawCrafts Beasties

A Beastie Foraging Feast!

Hello there Beastie friends! How was your weekend? Ours turned out to be surprisingly fruitful, when we went for a late autumn walk in the Irish countryside! Join us as we head out foraging in nature's larder... Well, if Explorer Beastie can be coaxed out of the flower beds. A Sloe Day for Foraging We … Continue reading A Beastie Foraging Feast!

Autumn in Dublin's Parks - CrawCrafts Beasties

Dublin in Autumn

Hello there, Beastie friends! How's your week been? I'm juggling a couple of ongoing monster projects just now, but unfortunately none of them are at a publishable stage yet! So for today's post, I thought I would share some pics of Dublin's parks in their autumn finery instead. Care to wander with us? Living in … Continue reading Dublin in Autumn

October View - Calendar Pages - CrawCrafts Beasties

Wrapping up the Year – Last of the Calendar Pages!

Hey there everybody! OK, I know I said that this would be ready yesterday, but due to some computer-related issues, I totally ran out of Friday. Who would have thought that uploading crazy giant image files and trying to play around with them would really slow down the editing process?! Ah well, we'll chalk that … Continue reading Wrapping up the Year – Last of the Calendar Pages!

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

Coast to Coast

Hey there everybody! It's great to be back after our little blogging break - and Explorer Beastie and I even had time to squeeze in a quick adventure while we were away! On Saturday, we took a trip right across the top of the island of Ireland to spend an afternoon in the beautiful rugged … Continue reading Coast to Coast

Calendar Page August - FREE Downloadable Calendar by CrawCrafts Beasties

Just A Quickie…

Oh wow, it's all been a bit nuts here at Beastie Towers lately! I've been working my way through the veritable avalanche of special Beastie requests that came in while Explorer Beastie and I were away in Germany... And while that's been fun, it doesn't exactly make for an exciting blog post. Buuuut we did … Continue reading Just A Quickie…

Monster Tea for Me! CrawCrafts Beasties

Monsters and Magical Houses

Happy Friday, everyone! And it's not just the end of the week - today we're also on the very last leg of our recent Germany trip. But I think I've saved the best for last, because it turns out that Germany is just full of the kind of cute monsters that the Beasties and I … Continue reading Monsters and Magical Houses