Cat Morley

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Galentine's Day
It started snowing in Edinburgh today and the mews looked all pretty and wintery out of the window. I was tucked up all warm inside at my craft desk making Katie a Galentine's Day present.


Knitting Hands
Inspiration struck to make a new necklace which looks like a pair of hands knitting. I sketched onto shrink plastic and then crocheted with gold chain between the needles. Check out Knitting Hands...


Down The Hatch
We've recently discovered an awesome new cafe down at Port Edgar Marina called Down The Hatch. It's filled mostly with fishermen and yacht club members grabbing their lunch, but the owners are rea...


After all the cute new kitties at the housewarming last night, Bobbin was trying to show off by being extra snuggly and cute this morning. I found her tucked under the blanket next to me. As a Chr...


LEGO Batman
Tom was so excited about the new Lego Batman movie that he'd booked us tickets to the first preview screening of the film this morning. We laughed almost all the way through... it was so good!


Neon Cactus
Inspired by our time at the Lido in Bristol, I decided to make some mint and cucumber soap. Check out Mint & Cucumber Soap on Cut Out + Keep


The Queen Of The Tearling
Katie invited me to join her book club and I had my first meet-up this evening. We'd been reading The Queen Of The Tearling which I loved, so I ended up reading the whole trilogy. I was a little b...



I was getting crafty with shrink plastic today and made a pair of vinyl record earring studs for Jimmy Eat World. Check out Vinyl Record Stud Earrings on Cut Out + Keep


It's the end of the month, but I'm still not bored of having overnight oats for breakfast. This morning I made rose & pistachio flavour. Check out Rose & Pistachio Overnight Oats on Cut Out + ...


Assembly Square
There's a new addition to our Lego street after we finished building Assembly Square. There's a super cute little coffee shop, complete with a barista, coffee machine and outdoor seating.


Chinese New Year
It was Chinese New Year today and inspired, I decided to make a take-out box clutch. I used an old oriental style silk top to cover it and I love how it turned out. Check out Take Out Box Clutch ...


Red Box Marchmont
Though cold, it was a really pretty day in Marchmont this morning with blue skies and blossom appearing on the trees. Cobbs has had a London themed makeover and renamed itself to Red Box Marchmont...


TokyoTreat sent us one of their Japanese goodies boxes and Bobbin couldn't wait to see what was inside. Our box came filled with interesting snacks and treats including Cream Stew flavoured soda a...



Edinburgh's first alcohol-free bar has opened down in Stockbridge. It's called Dry and is a super cosy space filled with sofas, fairy lights and candles. As well as serving a huge range of alcohol...


Dalry Place is one of my favourite streets to walk down. Party because it's filled with cats to stop and pet but also because I love peeking down all the tiny side streets at the rows of cute mews ...


I added some green tea to my overnight oats last night to make matcha & coconut. Check out Matcha Coconut Overnight Oats on Cut Out + Keep


Serrano & Manchego
Katie & Phil made me hungry after raving about the Portuguese tarts at Casa Amiga, so we headed down to Leith Walk this afternoon to try them for ourselves. They were delicious and I loved how...


Spex Pistols
Mum phoned up to see if I wanted to go shopping for glasses in Dundee today. It was super misty as we crossed over the bridge. Tom and I arrived in Dundee before my parents, so we decided to wait ...


Dough Re Mi
Tom picked us up some fresh croissants from Dough Re Mi this morning and they smelled so good. I decided to turn mine into a cheddar and egg croissant which was perfect for lunch. Check out Chedd...


Dumpling Monkey
Tom and I had to meet with the bank today to set up a business bank account and the earliest appointment was through in Glasgow. We had some time to kill beforehand, so we met up with Laura in Kel...


Nice Times
I decided to get a little more experimental with my oats this morning and added coconut, pomegranate and goji berries. Check out Coconut, Goji & Pomegranate Overnight Oats on Cut Out + Keep


Tom's been making salads again, this time whipping me up a Pear & Pomegranate Salad for lunch. Check out Pear & Pomegranate Salad on Cut Out + Keep


I made some Banana Chocolate Overnight Oats for breakfast this morning. They're sooooo good! Check out Banana Chocolate Overnight Oats on Cut Out + Keep


Even when bare for winter, the Secret Herb Garden has to be one of the prettiest places in Edinburgh. It was a little too cold to sit in the greenhouse today, so my Mum, Nana and I warmed up with ...


The Voyage Of Buck
Google sent Tom one of their 360 degree cameras so that he can be an on foot version of the Street View cars. We got some strange looks as he made his way along the canal with it and had to stop t...