Blog Archive 2015 • Cat Morley

Sep

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Wild Ponies
When I'd heard there were wild ponies on Bodmin Moor, I really wanted to see some but thought they might be hard to track down. Luckily this morning, there were two right next to the road as we dro...
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Eden Project
We were invited to take a tour of the Eden Project today, which is somewhere I've always wanted to visit and have been really curious about. The project covers a huge space with two giant biodomes...
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Cornwall
I woke up to find this little seagull peeking in the window and every time I looked away, he'd get a little closer. Torquay really didn't feel like it was part of the UK, as we drove along the pal...
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Somerset
Sarah's sister Laura, had invited us to stay last night at their place in Midsomer Norton, which was only a short drive from Dismaland and took us all for brunch in Bradford on Avon. It was a real...
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Dismaland
After waking up at 5am this morning in Liverpool, Tom drove us down to Weston Super-Mare to go to Dismaland. We joined the six hour queue and hoped for the best. Luckily the weather was lovely and...
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Liverpool
After waking up in Liverpool this morning, Jenny offered to be our tour guide and show us around the city, so we jumped in the Fig and headed downtown. There was lots to spot on the way including ...
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Blackpool
Tom and I have been working and crafting hard all summer and really needed a holiday, so decided to take a mini road-trip across Britain. Tom has never visited Blackpool before, so we took a sligh...
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Wednesday
The Indie Yarn Store sent me a few skeins of their gorgeous hand spun and hand dyed yarn and I couldn't wait to start stitching. Knitting needles in hand, I headed out for a pumpkin spice latte an...
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Tuesday
Jacquard sent me one of their Cyanotype kits which you can use to create blueprints by painting fabric with a solution, placing items you want to print on top and then exposing to sunlight. Lookin...
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Monday
Ilopes Visual Artist created this amazing and surreal Crafterella art. I think she looks like a mermaid and would love to get a print for our bathroom.
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Keava & Rosa's Wedding
It was Keava & Rosa's wedding today which was being held at Arta in Glasgow. It was the perfect venue with hundreds of candles, flowers and mini cherubs everywhere. They looked so pretty in th...
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Saturday
Keava & Rosa are getting married tomorrow, so I was busy putting the finishing touches to a homemade picnic basket I was sewing for them. The basket is lined with some custom Zazzle fabric wit...
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Monday
I always forget to eat breakfast, so as an intensive, I'm been inventing new recipes to try. First up, I made some overnight oats with berries and apricot. Check out Overnight Berry Oats on Cut Ou...
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Sunday
I love paper dolls so of course, I love love love this amazing Crafterella paper doll art by Katie Chappell for Superohero Sunday. I've wanted a neon sign for a long time but they're so expensive,...
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Saturday
Dad & Tom had planned to watch the football this evening, so Mum & I treated ourselves to dinner at Earthy where I had a voucher for two mains and two glasses of wine. We shared a veggie b...
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Friday
I teamed up with Sticker App to design a Crafterella sticker for my laptop and it arrived today. It looks perfect on my laptop with the Apple logo turned into a pincushion.
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Wednesday
The Queen was opening a brand new railway station just outside Edinburgh at Newtongrange today and unveiling a plaque, so we took my Nana along to see her. The station was crowded when we arrived ...
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Hello Halloumi
The Big Cheese Making Kit sent us one of their halloumi making kits today and Tom loves making cheese, so he started making a batch straight away.
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Sunday
Vicky Scott created this amazing intergalactic art of Crafterella & Bobbin and, if you look really closely at it, I love all the little cut out and crafted details.
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Saturday
I finally finished crocheting my bag from Wool + The Gang and to give it a bit of character, I decided to turn it into a lobster with extra claws and legs and pom poms for eyes. We took Nana &...
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Friday
Even though I make it a mission to get more organized every month, I'm trying double as hard to get organized this month starting with my satchel. I was getting tired of never being able to find a...
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Thursday
Tom took me window shopping at Holyrood Architectural Salvage as a treat today. I'd never visited the shop before but the building felt like it had been constructed out of architectural salvage wi...
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Tuesday
Mum & Dad gave me a bundt tin for my birthday, which I realise is a really geeky thing to get excited about, so I tested it out today by baking a lemon & poppy seed gin cake with really boo...

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