Blog Archive 2015 • Cat Morley

Dec

31
 
Happy New Year
It was New Year's Eve today and we had plans for karaoke, bento and watching the fireworks at the street party with Jenny, Rob, Malcolm, Kirsty & Lynsey. But, before we could celebrate 2016, w...
30
 
Wednesday
Jenny got her dream job as a designer for Yo! Sushi in London and came over to "work from home" with us today. I finally got to give Jenny the Christmas presents that I'd crafted for her, includin...
28
 
The Rabbit Hole
Tom and I celebrated our 14th anniversary today and as a special treat, Tom had made reservations at The Rabbit Hole in Marchmont for dinner. The restaurant was so new that I hadn't even heard of ...
27
 
Sunday
I teamed up with JaneR Designs to make Tom a Figaro print hat as a Christmas present. I'd spotted Jane's knitting machine when we toured her studio a few weeks ago and got curious about making my ...
25
 
Christmas
We were hosting Christmas again this year, so my Mum, Dad and Nana came to stay. We woke up to stockings filled with treats and opened them before everyone else woke up. It was then time to get s...
24
 
Cat Versus Christmas
It was Christmas Eve today which meant the day was spent recording this year's LEGO Christmas Card called Cat Versus Christmas featuring Bobbin destroying the 12 days of Christmas.
22
 
Star Wars
I've had the same Christmas stocking since I was a baby, which turned out to be the same one my Dad has as a child, so everyone decided it was time to replace them. I couldn't making our own of cou...
20
 
Sunday
Ruth Oosterman created this gorgeous Crafterella art for Superhero Sunday this week and I love it so much. I've been lucky enough to get most of my Christmas shopping done online this year but we ...
18
 
Friday
I'd fallen a little behind on Cocktail Hour with lots of new bottles arriving for Christmas, but my little assistant was keen to help me out as we mixed up parma violet flips for The Bitter Truth w...
16
 
Wednesday
The first gift for this year's Secret Santa Giveaway on CO+K arrived this morning and it was wrapped in Lomography wrapping paper which made me so excited. I can't wait to open it on Christmas morn...
15
 
Tuesday
It's not a good idea to watch Nigella's cooking show before going to the supermarket on an empty tummy, but that's exactly what I did last night before coming back with new mixing bowls, cookie cut...
13
 
Sunday
Jenny was waiting to hear back about whether she had got a job as the designer for Yo! Sushi in London, so we headed through to Glasgow to help distract her and kill time. We started off with lunc...
12
 
Saturday
Susana Tavares painted this amazing Crafterella art for Superhero Sunday this week. I love the textures and the adorable little Bobbin too.
10
 
The Glasshouse
I wasn't a fan of mince pies until I baked some with sloe gin last year and now I love them. Instead of sloe gin, I used Christmas Pudding Gin from Sacred Spirits this year which tasted awesome. C...
06
 
JaneR Designs
Duncan & Alex invited us to the JaneR Designs open studio in Dunbar today. Jane has the cutest little studio filled with antiques and a giant knitting machine which she used to make hats and c...
04
 
Friday
It's that time of year when my craft desk is transformed into Santa's workshop and the first gift of my to-craft list was a pair of crystal bullet earrings for Jenny. Check out Crystal Bullet Earr...
02
 
DIY Nails
I'm not usually brave enough to try my hand at nail art but when DIY Nails sent me some packs of their decals, I couldn't resist giving it a shot. I decided to go with a purple and teal look combi...

Nov

30
 
St Andrews Day
It was St Andrews Day and inspired by Scottish food, I decided to try my hand at making toffee for Katie & Phil. I infused the toffee by boiling down a bottle of Irn Bru into a thick syrup whi...
29
 
Sunday
I've wanted an old fashioned school ruler with the CO+K logo on for a while when I had the idea to make my own using temporary tattoo paper. Check out Diy Ruler on Cut Out + Keep
28
 
Saturday
Tom's started doing a little contracting work to make some extra pocket money over Christmas, and as it was technically his first weekend in ages, he treated me to breakfast at Blackbird this morni...
27
 
Friday
My copycat Burberry is starting to look like an actual trench coat and I'm quite impressed so far. I usually tend to rush when working on a project I'm really excited about, but this time I'm taki...
24
 
Tuesday
Lauren from Fair Rosamund Art created this gorgeous Crafterella illustration this week. She looks so pretty! I was experimenting with Percy's alcoholic ice tea today for Cocktail Hour and made a f...
22
 
Country Living Christmas Fair
We were invited to the Country Living Christmas Fair and a blogger event with Laura Ashley in Glasgow today, so we jumped in the Fig and headed through early this morning. The Country Living Chris...
20
 
Friday
We've got a new vegan cafe in Bruntsfield called Moon & Hare and got tempted in by the cute hare on the window. We shared a seaweed, carrot and hummus wrap which I really liked but wasn't quit...
19
 
Tattoo Shoes
I was getting crafty with a pair of Lotta From Stockholm clogs today and tattooing them with Crafterella. Check out Tattoo Clogs on Cut Out + Keep
16
 
Sock Dreams
Laura, Kenny & Claire came over to visit today and Laura had brought back treats from New York including a Lego Statue Of Liberty and some Halloween peeps. Sock Dreams sent me some of their kn...
15
 
Cat Versus Human
Yasmine from Cat Versus Human created this amazing Cat Versus Crafterella illustration and it sums up exactly how I feel. Squee!
14
 
Garbage
Katie & Phil were at a wedding today, so they asked us to take care of their shop Thread & Heather. It was so much fun playing shop, chatting to customers about their craft projects and we...
13
 
Foodies Festival Christmas
This seasons Foodies Festival Christmas was held at the EICC in Edinburgh with hundreds of vendors selling and serving food, drinks and gift ideas, perfect for the holidays.
12
 
Thursday
Jenny came through to visit today and we started off with breakfast at Milk Cafe. After a few cocktails back at our place, shaken in the name of work, we treated ourselves to cake at Falko before ...

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