Cat Morley

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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 ...


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.


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.


I finally finished crocheting my bag from Yarn + 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 &...


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...


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...


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...



Kenny & Claire gave us this awesome hashtag marquee light for our birthday and it looks perfect on our desk. Even though I'm a few days behind, I've been continuing to bake along with the Grea...


Louise In Wonderland
Duncan & Alex treated us to brunch at Tribeca as a birthday present this morning. I had waffles with Reese's peanut butter, washed down with root beer, which was amazing! It may have been a l...


Jamie is throwing an Alice In Wonderland surprise party for Louise tomorrow night so I decided to make top a top hat which looks like a teapot. It was so fast to make that I'd finished before Tom ...


Katie & Phil invited us over to their house to try Phil's home brew and meet their kitties this evening. I never like to show up empty handed, so I baked a batch of beercaroons which were wash...


Zazzle Office Makeover
The aim of the week was to give the CO+K office a shiny makeover with the help of Zazzle, starting with new CO+K mousepads, a Crafterella calendar for the pegboard, a new phone case and lots of cus...


Late 'N' Live
Mum treated us to breakfast at Odds & Ends this morning and if you thought Mars Crispy Cakes were tasty, you really have to try their Twix Crispy Cakes. Mum was off to a birthday party later a...


Yarn Crush
I got an exciting delivery in the mail this morning from Yarn Crush, a new subscription box for knitters. The box also included a stitch counter ring which has to be the handiest thing I didn't kn...


Today ended up being a super busy day without us having planned very much to do. First we met up with Joe & Sarah for breakfast and Seymour snuggles at Odds & Ends. Tom invited Duncan &...


Jurassic Terrarium
Mum got me all the supplies for making a terrarium for my birthday and I couldn't wait to start planting it. I decided to make it a Jurassic terrarium with toy dinosaurs and giant mushrooms inside...


Mum treated me to this really pretty house plant for my birthday. We'd spotted it at the botanics in Glasgow months and months ago and she'd spent ages trying to find out what it was. I love how th...


My Birthday
It was my birthday today and Tom treated me to breakfast pastries and a glass of bubbly when I woke up. He gave me my presents early, because some of them would be really useful during the day, in...


Tom's Birthday
It was Tom's birthday today and I couldn't resist waking him up with a tower of rainbow pancakes this morning. Check out Rainbow Pancake Cake on Cut Out + Keep Each pancake was spread with eithe...


When I found out the Alison worked at George Herriot's school, which inspired Harry Potter, I couldn't resist asking her what it was like to work in Hogwarts and then she invited us for a tour.


I'd planned to make some mustardy hassleback potatoes to have with dinner last night but as we had to rush out for a picnic, I decided to make them for breakfast this morning instead. Check out Mu...


This week's British Bake Off Challenge was to bake biscotti so I attempted my own entry with chocolate orange & hazelnut flavour. I hope I make it through! Check out Chocolate Orange & Hazelnu...


Jackalopes have definitely become a trending theme in my summer crafting and I've just put the finishing touches on this new hat stand for our bedroom. It's made from a cheap rabbit mask, some wood...


Flavourly sent us one of their new craft beer boxes, much to the delight of Tom, who wanted to start cracking bottles open straight away. I cooked him a batch of honey beer nuts to have as a bar s...


It's not everyday then I get free shoes in the mail, so this morning I felt especially lucky when this gorgeous pair of Lotta From Stockholm clogs arrived for me to craft with.