Blog Archive 2015 • Cat Morley

Jul

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Friday
I finally finished embroidering our new animal ear pillows and we couldn't wait to jump into bed and give them a shot. Check out Glow In The Dark Animal Ear Pillows on Cut Out + Keep
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Thursday
My new glasses were ready to pick up today, so we headed along to collect them before going to see Inside Out at the Dominion. Everything has become so clear and I kept challenging Tom to read far...
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Wednesday
The latest habit I've been trying to gain for 30 days is to knit or crochet a little every day and it's going really well. I've packed a project bag and every time I leave the house, I take it with...
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Starbuck The Kitten
Makes Kit sent me a jewelry stamping kit in my big box of goodies and the first idea that popped to mind was to make a cat collar. It was great timing because Calum & Harriet had invited us ov...
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Monday
The weather has been awful recently, so with the rain battering against the windows, I've been hiding away at my craft desk and getting creative. First on my crafty to-do list was a project using o...
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Sunday
Jake Romano created this super adorable sketch of Crafterella & Bobbin for Superhero Sunday this week. Sublime Stitching sent me a packet of their glow-in-the-dark thread to try out on my late...
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Saturday
My absolutely favourite dessert is creme brûlée but I've never been brave enough to try making it at home before. Armed with the blowtorch I'd bought especially for the occasion over 10 years ago,...
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Friday
It's been a while since I made pancakes so I decided to treat Tom to an extra big plate double chocolate chip pancakes this morning. He looked very happy after he'd finished them. Check out Double...
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Thursday
I haven't had an eye test since I lived in Dundee and things were starting to look a little blurry so I had an appointment at Specsavers. Eye tests have become a lot more futuristic since my last t...
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Wednesday
Dad had got Tom tickets to see jazz tonight, so Mum and I treated ourselves to dinner at Redwood. We shared the amazing salad I had last time and the halloumi fritters. There's so much I want to tr...
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Monday
It felt like a "dream come true" when all these gorgeous socks arrived from Sock Dreams to craft with this morning. They already look so pretty but I have lots of great ideas for customising them!
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Sunday
We were having a boring Sunday so decided to take Fig out for a drive to see where we would end up. Eventually we ended up in Lanark where we found a diner called Route 36 and stopped for a peanut...
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Saturday
Kenny & Claire invited us to a BBQ at their house so I tried to think up a recipe that everyone would like to take along with us. I baked a batch of mini red velvet donuts with a cream cheese ...
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Friday
After starting this blog post with "I was super excited to try cooking with radishes" I'm a little worried that I'm becoming a bit of a food geek. Anyway I pickled the radishes I was really excite...
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Thursday
We arrived back from Newcastle to find a huge box of crafting goodies from Makers Kit waiting on the doorstep and I couldn't wait to dive in and get creative.
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Holy Island
After waking up in Newcastle this morning, we headed to the Butterfly Cabinet for breakfast. It was really pretty inside and I really liked being able to make my own vegetarian fry-up breakfast wi...
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Newcastle
We set off on a road-trip to Newcastle today and to our excitement, discovered a drive-through coffee shop on the way out of Edinburgh. Even better, they had soy milk so I was able to get a salted...
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Monday
Mel Macklin created this absolutely gorgeous illustration of Crafterella & Bobbin for Superhero Sunday this week. I know I say it every week but I really need to make a start on this gallery wa...
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Sunday
We met up with Kenny, Claire & Laura for brunch at Toast this morning. I love that we're trying to have a weekly brunch routine because it tempts us out of bed at the weekend and leads to fun a...
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Saturday
I decided to use some Iordanov Vodka to bake a batch of liquorice & vodka macaroons with lavender shells. Lady Of The Glen dropped off some sample of their whisky for us to experiment with and...
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Really Garlicky Company
It was another hot day in the office so we decided to cool off by making some coffee liqueur pops during Cocktail Hour.
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Wednesday
TapeSwell sent us a box of their tapes to get crafty with and I couldn't wait to get started. The first project I created were some chalkboard food picks, perfect for labelling pies or which plate ...
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Tuesday
Our book was mentioned in the new issue of Simply Sewing magazine. I had a fun day at work today inventing cocktails for Magnum Cream Liqueur while crafting for Thread & Heather. I've always ...
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Monday
Amy from Cozy Reverie created this adorable fashionista illustration of Crafterella and she's selling throw pillows with the print.
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Sunday
We took Jenny & Dave for breakfast at the Roseleaf this morning. I had French toast while everyone else tucked into full breakfasts served in frying pans. Jenny spotted the Redrum written on ...
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Saturday
We took Jenny & Dave for breakfast at Odds & Ends this morning, partly for the awesome bagels they serve but mainly just to see Seymore and give him a cuddle. It was the 4th of July today ...
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Friday
I've been finding it hard to tidy up the kitchen without baking recently so in an attempt to declutter our cereal collection, I baked a batch of granola cookies. The granola caramelised in the oven...
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Wednesday
We were invited to a Facebook event at the Corn Exchange this morning where we bumped into Laura. The presentation was pretty boring and aimed at trying to make us buy Facebook ads but at least th...

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