Cat Morley


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Jan

23

Snow White
When I was little, I used to go to the ballet every Christmas with my Mum, so I was so excited when balletLORENT invited us to see their take on Snow White at the Festival Theatre.

22

Friday
My KitchenAid feels like the gift that keeps on giving because there was an offer for free goodies from Joseph Joseph when Tom ordered it. A set of cutting mats, knives and a kitchen scale arrived ...

20

Wednesday
Tom surprised me with the new issue of Harley Quinn which came through this letterbox this morning, just in time to distract me from my work. Tom treated me to dinner at The Fountain where we were...

19

Stag Night
We met up with Calum for cocktails and sweet potato fries at the City Diner after work today. It's been ages since we saw him last so he had lots of photos of Starbuck to show us on his phone.

17

Drone Queen
Emma Inglis created this gorgeous illustration of Crafterella for SuperheroSunday this week. She had posted this mini video of her sketching it a few weeks ago so I knew it was going to be amazing.

16

Meltmongers
There's a new grilled cheese place called Meltmongers in Bruntsfield and we love grilled cheeses so we tried it out for lunch today. There were so many types to choose from, including dessert gril...

15

Lucky Cat Lady
I think I must be really easy to buy presents for because I got two of the same lucky cat jumpers this Christmas. Luckily, I was able to take one back and exchange it for this adorable matching dre...

14

Thursday
We were lucky enough to try some Shetland Reel Gin at the Foodies Festival last month and they offered to send me a couple of bottles to cook with. I loved the stamps on the box they arrived in fr...

12

Say It Ain't Sew
Alison invited me along to Say It Ain't Sew this evening, a weekly craft night held at Cabaret Voltaire. It's not often I get to be my fully crazy crafty cat lady in public but tonight it was acti...

11

Spark Joy
Last year I read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo and loved the ideas in the book, so I was really excited to find out she has a new book called Spark Joy. It's exactly the mot...

10

Sunday
Karla Coronado illustrated this amazing Crafterella art for Superhero Sunday today. I love everything about her from her cat eye glasses and pin cushion headband to her super cute ball of yarn chok...

9

Saturday
The new issue of Thrive Magazine popped through the letter box this morning and I couldn't wait to see one of my recipes in print. I've been baking so much recently, that I thought it would be a g...

7

Spiralizer
I always go on a bit of an organizing binge in January and decided to take on my makeup drawers today. I started with my eyelash collection, which I've always felt took up a lot of space considerin...

6

Wednesday
Chatty Feet sent me a pair of their Kate Middle-Toe socks for Secret Santa and now my feet are feeling royally cosy. Trimcraft sent me some of their decoupage papers, brushes and glue which I deci...

5

Gasoline
One of our Secret Santa gifts on CO+K this Christmas was Gasoline by Dame Darcy. I was just settling down to read it for the first time today when I spotted this lovely note on the back of the fro...

4

Thrive Magazine
We've been inspired to give our dining table a bit of a love after all the Christmas dinner parties, so I crafted a set of animal ear napkin rings. Check out Animal Ear Napkin Rings on Cut Out + K...

3

Sunday
Lisa Cinar created this adorable illustration of Crafterella & Bobbin for Superhero Sunday today and I can't help thinking how much it looks like my new profile photo.

2

Saturday
I finally got a chance to give my KitchenAid a whizz today, baking macaroons for Duncan & Alex while getting ready for their house party. The mixer took care of the hard work and whisked up th...

1

2016
Happy New Year! It's 2016 and my resolution this year is to try and keep my blog up to date - hence this post is up today! I've got no excuse for not being organized this year either, because we w...

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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.