Buckfast Abbey Exterior - B Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Buckfast Beasties!

Hello everybody, and I hope this new week is treating you well! Today we're going to catch up with Paddy and Plunkett, who we last saw exploring the weird and wonderful environs of the Lost Gardens of Heligan. This time, they're much less likely to have to save their woolly skins from prowling mud giants. … Continue reading Buckfast Beasties!

Ready for the Garden - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Birthday II – A Gardening Gift!

Hello there Beastie friends! It's been another busy old week here in Beastie Towers - honestly, I'm starting to wonder if there's any other kind! So, it's nice to be able to take some time out and have a chat with you all... And, most importantly, finish off what we started last week. For anyone … Continue reading Beastie Birthday II – A Gardening Gift!

Jon Beastie with Guitar - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beastie Birthday to You!

Hello everybody! Welcome to a whole new week... And also, allow me to present a whole new Beastie! Many recent Beastifications have coincided with a human birthday, and this project was no exception! A while back, Jan from The Snail of Happiness got in touch with me to request a monster companion for her partner … Continue reading Beastie Birthday to You!

Heligan Security - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

Wow, it's been a loooooong time since we last saw Paddy and Plunkett, hasn't it? So perhaps it's appropriate that we catch up with them just as they're about to venture into another place that the world forgot about for a while - the Lost Gardens of Heligan! First, they took a peek through this … Continue reading Paddy, Plunkett and the Lost Garden

Santa Paws is Comin' to Town! CrawCrafts Beasties

It’s That Time Again…

It's just a quick one this Tuesday, as deadlines are a-loomin'. But I have an important public service announcement about orders! I know it's reeeeeallllllly early for this kind of nonsense, but... ... If you want to find a Beastie under the tree for a certain festival which rolls around at the end of every … Continue reading It’s That Time Again…

A Beastie Family Portrait Frame - CrawCrafts Beasties

In The Frame – A Learning Experience

Well hello there everybody! I hope you all enjoyed the weekend. For any of you who missed Friday's post, I introduced this brand-new family of Beasties... ... But I did also mentioned that there was something special ahead for this bunch of little monsters and their faithful Beastiedog. Something that meant that they needed to … Continue reading In The Frame – A Learning Experience

All the Family Together - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties For OLIVE The Family!

Hey there everybody, and happy Friday to you all! Now, earlier in the week I promised you new Beasties... So, new Beasties you shall have. And not just a couple, either... There's a whole family of them waiting to meet you! This project started when I met Lino from Olivieri's Fine Italian Foods at a … Continue reading Beasties For OLIVE The Family!

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

Weekes Beastie With Record - CrawCrafts Beasties

Friday Social #8 – Beasties, Books and a Blast From the Past

Hey there everybody, and happy Friday to you all! It's been a busy week here in Beastie Towers... But I'm not able to share the fruits of my recent monster labours with you just yet. Fortunately, other members of our Beastie family have been out wreaking their own particular brand of woolly havoc in the … Continue reading Friday Social #8 – Beasties, Books and a Blast From the Past

Finn McSpool Storms Kilkenny Castle - T. Painter/CrawCrafts Beasties

Friday Social #7 – What’s Goin’ On? Beastie Family Update

Well, as you all know, I've been taking a bit of a break from the computer these past couple of weeks... But luckily for me, other members of the Beastie family have been busily snapping and blogging away in my absence! So today, I wanted to say a big "thank you" to those hard-workin' folks, … Continue reading Friday Social #7 – What’s Goin’ On? Beastie Family Update