Julia Beastie and Paddy - Personalised Commission by CrawCrafts Beasties

Feline the Beastie Love!

Hello everybody! I'm a little later on my blogging than usual this week... But I promised you a new Beastie, and here she is! Meet Julia Beastie! This particular monster lady was made as a very special "Yay, you finished your MA thesis" gift... And as you can see, she's not travelling alone. She's being … Continue reading Feline the Beastie Love!

Paddy, Plunkett and Spring Flowers - CrawCrafts Beasties

Springing Back into Action!

Hey look! I'M BACK! No, I haven't been hiding out in the daffodil patch with Paddy and Plunkett for the last month... Although I bet that would be a party! I've been keeping busy with knitting classes, plus a little non-Beastie-based work. It's always a good idea to keep food on the table, and yarn … Continue reading Springing Back into Action!

Explorer Beastie with Spring Daffodils - CrawCrafts Beasties

Early Spring at Beastie Towers!

Did you know that, according to the Celtic calendar, Spring in Ireland begins at the start of February? Most of the time, it doesn't feel particularly Spring-like until well into March (especially last year!) but 2019 has been so mild. Explorer Beastie's miniature daffodils have been blooming for a couple of weeks already! And with … Continue reading Early Spring at Beastie Towers!

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!

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!

Godzilla Beastie! CrawCrafts Beasties

A Festive Beastie Weekend!

Hey there Beastie friends! It's just a quick "hello!" from me today, because (and I might have mentioned this once or twice lately) we're going full tilt here in Beastie Towers right now! But I really wanted to share some photos of the lovely market we went to this past weekend - a fun, festive … Continue reading A Festive Beastie Weekend!

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!