Blog Archive 2012 • Cat Morley


Man On A Ledge
The Artisan Roast pop-up shop in Bruntsfield has become permanent, so we went for a coffee today. They're open until 10 on Saturdays which is good for Edinburgh! We sampled some tabacco chocolate ...
The Crochet Book
I finished my granny square cushion from The Crochet Book by Cath Kidston. It was one of my resolutions to learn how to crochet and it became rather addictive. Next I'm going to crochet a Twinkie ...
My parents came over to stay last night, so this morning we headed out in search of breakfast. We spotted a cute cat along the way. We ended up at Toast in Marchmont, which Louise had recommended.
Louise Comes To Morningside
Louise came to visit us today and wanted to move in to the new mews with us. I made her a name necklace with the Cricut. I'm going to be posting a how-to for these soon! We then went for a walk a...
Les Femmes Folles
I've been featured in the new Les Femmes Folles: Nebraska Women in Art book The Women: 2011.
Cassie from Skins
This week we're going to DIY The Look of Cassie from UK TV show Skins. She's cute, quirky and wears lots of crafty accessories... so this should be an easy one! I've been admiring Cassie's quirky ...
Violent Lips
Two packets of Violent Lips arrived in the mail for me and they look amazing. I can't wait until I have an excuse to try them out.
Menswear Day
Today was the last day of London Fashion Week and also Menswear Day. Tom got a complimentary hair cut from the specialist man team at Toni & Guy who sprayed his hair with sea salt after the cut.
We started our day with coffee at the fancy Starbucks in Covent Garden. We then met up with Mal (Tom's old boss at LEAP ANYWHERE), who took us for lunch at Leon. I have one of their cookbooks so I...
Today started with the Sophie Hulme presentation in the Portico rooms at Somerset House. I really liked her designs, especially the dinosaur lace on some of the pieces. We were also treated to mu...
Love In Photos
It was such a lovely bright day, so we decided to take a mini break from fashion week and head to Little Venice. It was just as pretty as it always ways. We then went for breakfast at Plan 9 again.
We went for breakfast at Plan 9 this morning, where we were touched to see they could still guess our order after eight months away. We sat outside, while I tucked in to a muesli sundae and Tom ha...
London Fashion Week
Today was the start of London Fashion Week, so we headed to Somerset House to pick up our passes. This year's MULBERRY bag was inspired by Where The Wild Things Are and had a big gold furry monste...
Home From Home
This week is fashion week, so we caught the train down to London, where we met Tony at King's Cross. It was so nice to be back in London and catch up on what we'd missed, so we headed for dinner a...
Valentine's Day
Today was Valentine's day and I'd spent the previous evening handcrafting a card for Tom. Tom had planned a surprise day out for me which started by buying me my very own Maisie.
Coffee & TV
We got a new milk jug which looks like a carton. It's so cute! My parents came through to visit today and we went for breakfast at Piece Box. I love when food comes out heart-shaped!
Freelance Friday
After work today we headed to Freelance Friday down at Sofi's Bar in Leith. Sirin and Shell were there too with their new baby Melodi. We headed home after and Calum came over. We liked his Thesa...
Glass Bag Candy Jar
We've been unpacking box after box and it's starting to look like home in the new mews. We bought an awesome glass jar which looks like an unzipped plastic bag and is perfect for holding candy for...
Rainbow Library
The Cats Around The World calendars I made arrived this morning for my Mum, Nana and Grandma. I quite like them. Today was the big move day and Jim hired a van so we could bring all of our furnitu...
Gin & Tonic Chocolate
Jim & Christine came through to visit today, before taking us back to Kirkcaldy to pack our things. We tried a bar of gin & tonic chocolate with our coffee at eleven today. We then went f...
Chocolate Lounge
We stopped in to Coco which is a really nice chocolate shop to get a bar for Christine & Jim. Everyday at eleven they have coffee and chocolate, which I think is a great tradition. This bar ha...
Loopy Lorna
My Nana came through to see our new apartment today. We started with breakfast at Piece Box where I had porridge with maple syrup. Afterwards we took Nana back to the mews to give her a tour.
Morley Comes To Morningside
We spent a little more time exploring Morningside today. I continue to be surprised by the number of kitsch little shops selling trinkets, coffee shops that look ideal for working in and craft shop...
Tonight we met up with Alan, one of our friends from Balwearie who lives in Edinburgh and went for a drink at Lebowski's. Alan works at a law firm and wears a skinny tie, which makes me think of th...


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