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!

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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

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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

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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

A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!

It's new Beastie day! So it must be... Friday? Yes, we're breaking with tradition a little here, but after giving this very special pair a brief introduction in Tuesday's post, I couldn't wait a whole week to give you the guided tour! This cheerful monster couple were created as a very special birthday gift for … Continue reading A Beastie Birthday Bonanza!

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The End of Mad May!

I might have mentioned it already (once or twice) but May has been a SUPER-busy month here at Beastie Towers! With multiple commissions on the go, our stint at Woollinn last week, and a bit of extra time spent at our local yarn shop, it's a miracle I've had time for anything else! But May … Continue reading The End of Mad May!

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Friday Social #6 – Beastie Adventures From Near and Far!

Well hello there, Beastie people! And look, the weekend is very nearly here! So I thought it might be fun to catch up with some other members of the far-flung Beastie family... it appears that a couple of them have been taking advantage of the (vaguely) improving weather! For starters, any of you who enjoyed … Continue reading Friday Social #6 – Beastie Adventures From Near and Far!

Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!

Hey there everybody! I hope you've all had a good week... It certainly seems like it's been a busy few days in the Blogosphere! I'll get to that in a second. First of all, I should probably explain what the title of this post is all about. Poor Explorer Beastie is almost afraid to look! … Continue reading Friday Social #5 – Here We Go Again!

Friday Social #1

Ooooh, it's been a while since I posted on a Friday! But after my lazy sick day post a couple of weeks ago, I thought I might give you all a more regular behind-the-scenes look at life in Beastie Towers, and share some of the antics that the rest of the global Beastie family have … Continue reading Friday Social #1

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Beasties, Bears, and Other Venetian Creatures

Hey there everybody! And happy Tuesday! I'm doing a little bit of reblogging today... Well, how could I not share this? It seems like long-time BeastieBuddy Tammie Painter's little knitted tearaway, Finn McSpool, has been out enjoying the sights and sounds of quirky Veneta, Oregon... And luckily Tammie was there to take pictures! Thanks to … Continue reading Beasties, Bears, and Other Venetian Creatures