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!
Hey there Beastie buddies! It's been a bit of a hectic week here at Beastie Towers... Yes, I know I've been saying that A LOT recently, but it seems like every week that passes brings even more action than the one before! So, what's this week's slice of news? Well, it's a biggie - I … Continue reading Our New Studio Home!
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!
Hello everybody! Well, I think the title says it all - the terrible twosome are out on tour again, and look where they've washed up! I think Belfast's Titanic Quarter had better brace itself... Paddy was only a little disappointed that he wasn't allowed to climb up on one of the silvery points and shout … Continue reading A Titanic Adventure for Paddy and Plunkett!
Hello there Beastie friends! It's got a little chillier since we last saw each other, but that doesn't seem to have dampened Paddy and Plunkett's spirits. Here's where I lost track of them last week...... And look, I've finally caught up with them - in the vegetable garden! There's Paddy, reveling in the green glory … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering II – Into the Vegetable Patch!
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!
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!
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!
Hurrah! The Beastie calendar 2019 has landed! You can pick up your copy in my online store right now, for a mere €2! As you can see, I've decided to build on 2018's month-by-month calendar pages model. The 2019 calendar is coming at you all in one go, as a single handy download! And although … Continue reading Beastie Calendar 2019!
Hey everybody! We're baaaaaack! It's been a crazy couple of weeks, but we just wanted to swing by to wish you all... A very merry Beastmas! And while I'm here, how about a seasonal Beastmas tale? Pull up a chair, grab some mulled wine and a fistful of mince pies, and let me tell you … Continue reading Happy Beastmas!