Blog Archive 2014 • Cat Morley

Mar

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Singer
We're running a giveaway for a Singer dressform on CO+K this month. They sent us one a couple of months ago to test out and it's been so handy to have around the office while dressmaking - like hav...
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Mother's Day
It was Mother's Day today, so as a special treat, I'd book afternoon tea for everyone at The Boothy restaurant at the Murrayfield Hotel. Unfortunately we'd planned our tea for the same time as an ...
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Saturday
The window of Project Coffee seems to have become our new Saturday hangout spot, where we share a veggie breakfast and play guessing games about the people walking by. Our favourite games so far ar...
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Hidden Door Festival
I won tickets to the Hidden Door Festival from Google, so Tom and I headed along to check it out this evening. The festival is set in a number of disused railway arches with bands, movies and perf...
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I Spy Edinburgh
We were invited to Google's I Spy Edinburgh Party at the Camera Obscura tonight. The Camera Obscura was somewhere we were tempted to visit but imagined it being filled with kids, so we were excite...
Crafterella Apron, Top & Comic Strip Skirt
February's outfit for Project Paperdoll is a three-for-one special and is inspired by Cut Out + Keep's crafty superhero, Crafterella with a comic strip skirt, fan girl top and costume style kitchen...
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Wednesday
Even though everything seems to be trying to get in the way of me keeping up my new year's resolution of sewing my own wardrobe - from my fabric getting stuck in customs to the Fabric On Demands pr...
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Snip & Sip
Wanting to keep up our new tradition of #LegoTuesday, I treated Tom to a box of Cloud Cuckoo Land complete with action figures from the movie and UniKitty! We're going to be running a contest with...
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Sunday
It was such a lovely day that my parents decided to bring my Nana through so we could go on a mini road-trip adventure down to the borders. The weather soon started to turn as we made our way down ...
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Saturday
Tom and I went for a super late breakfast at Toast this afternoon. Their veggie breakfast is amazing but also gigantic, so I was happy to have someone to half it with. I had a gift voucher which w...
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Thursday
I was wondering why this Itison deal caught my eye when it popped in to my inbox this morning when I realised that I had taken the photo - I though "hey, I know that bagel!" We got some sad news a...
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Coco Chocolate
We featured Coco on our new A Bite To Eat section on CO+K yesterday and they invited us along to their store for chocolate treats to say thank you this afternoon. Their hot chocolates are one of my...
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Lego Tuesday
We walk past the toy store in Morningside every week and always get tempted to go in to see the Lego. This week we caved and decided to start a new tradition of buying and building Lego on Tuesdays!
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Butterfly & Insect World
I got a deal for tickets to the Butterfly & Insect World so we took my parents and Nana along for a day out. I was in primary school the last time I visited but it felt exactly the same almost ...
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Aberdeen
Tom and I had rail vouchers which were about to expire so we decided to take an impromptu trip up to Aberdeen and give our new couple's pass a spin. Though I'd visited when I was little and we'd p...
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The Enchanted Issue
We launched Snippets 31, The Enchanted Issue today with Emilie Autumn on the cover today. We had to put the magazine on the back burner while we worked on the book so it felt good to finally get th...
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Purple Filofax
Jamberry Nails sent me a pack of their custom nail wraps which I attempted to put on. It was quite tricky at first because I'm not great at nail art but I was impressed with the finished result. Ev...
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Wednesday
Ash was visiting from London so we met up with her, Rob and a few of their friends at Captain's Bar. There was live folk music in the evening and it felt like we were in a Visit Scotland advert.
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Uncommon Goods
It's not every day that I wake up to a diamond in the mail but this morning I was super lucky when Uncommon Goods sent me this gorgeous Nebraska state necklace from their shop. It's so pretty!
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Monday
The most amazing piece of Crafterella fan art was submitted to her fan page today and I love it so much. Our Instax Mini contest is now live, so if you'd like to win the camera, make sure to enter...
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Sunday
As we'd try out our new place for the week on Friday, we decided to go back to Rocket, an old favourite for brunch today. We were a little late for breakfast but the bagel with cream cheese, smoke...
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Anime Crafterella
The big task of today was booking our flights to Japan. We're going for 12 days in a few months for Jenny & Rin's wedding and Tom had so much fun being a geek while making sure we got to fly on...
07
 
Surgeons Hall
It was starting to feel like spring as we entered the meadows today with all the pretty flowers starting to bloom. However, as we got to the middle of the Meadows, a heavy hail shower started rain...
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Thursday
My pancake pack arrived from Google this morning including pancake batter, nutella, lemon juice and maple syrup. Despite attending the pancake day hangout, I still suck at making pancakes so Tom h...
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Wednesday
After a very productive day of sewing, I finished my comic-strip skirt. This is the first skirt I've ever made and I made up the pattern as I went. It was surprisingly easy and I love the result - ...
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Cook Like A Superhero
My Crafterella fabric collection finally arrived and I couldn't wait to start sewing, so I turned on the Great British Sewing Bee and started making the apron. It took a lot of pinning and pressing...
03
 
Panda & Sons
When hunting for new places to try, The Pantry down in Stockbridge came up as an ideal lunch spot. It was a super cute little cafe with chandeliers made from cake tins, baskets on the wall and twe...
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Attack On The LOL Cats
It's been a long time coming but we finally released the second issue of Crafterella's comic along with a shiny new page for her and a contest to win her Instax Mini camera.
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Burger
A new restaurant called Burger has opened up in Edinburgh just along the canal from our place, so we decided to take my parents and Nana along to check it out. The decor was very hipster and simil...

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