Blog Archive 2012 • Cat Morley


Canal Festival
Mum and Dad came to visit today. We had Yarg cheese and crackers at the mews while I browsed through Mum's scratch and sniff copy of Gardener's World. It was the Canal Festival today, so we heade...
Holding Stars
I've been having lots more fun playing with bokeh photography again. I thought it was going to be really difficult but it's actually really easy when you've got a set of fairy lights to play with.
Amelie Poulain
This week I'm going to DIY the look of one of my favourite films Amelie... Amelie is one of the most adorable films I have ever seen, so I couldn't resist DIYing the look for her. Get your creme b...


A book about Pin Hole Cameras arrived in the mail this morning and I can't wait to give it a go. On the way home I spotted a window full of waving cats. I'm not sure what it was for but they we...
**Have** _a happy_ **Juice Detox**
If you've been mistreating your body recently with food, alcohol or stress, then it might be the perfect time to reset your body with juice detox. I've wanted to try juice detoxing for a long time...
Last Day Of My Juice Detox
Rob was in Edinburgh today, before heading back to Iceland, so we caught up with him for lunch. I was still detoxing, so I sipped on juice while everyone else had amazing Japanese food. I rewarded...
Practise Moustache
My Mum, Dad and Nana came through to visit today so we went for a drink at The Fountain. They ordered an amazing looking nibble platter, but I was still detoxing so had to resist. Tom showed me a ...
Dream Craft Space
Whether your craft space is a room, desk in a cupboard or the kitchen table. Here are my top five picks for keeping your supplies organised, tidy and looking beautiful... 1. Rows of fabric
Rent A Cat
The Icecreamists book arrived in the mail this morning. It's filled with so many amazing ice cream recipes that I can't wait to try. It was the fifth day of my juice detox and I was starting to ru...
Crafts Beautiful
Cut Out + Keep's featured in the new issue of Crafts Beautiful magazine! It was the 4th day of my juice detox and I think I'm started to get the hang of it. I was craving something breakfast this ...
Katniss Everdeen
This week I'm going to DIY the look of Katniss from The Hunger Games. Get ready to be the girl on fire... I knew The Hunger Games was going to be good when dozens of projects for it started rollin...
Detox Day Two
Today was the second day of my juice detox and I have to admit I've been feeling a little hazy. I kicked off the day with another apple, pear and pineapple juice and had the rest of my butternut sq...
Scrapbook Round-Up
Here's a sneak peek of some of the things I've been cutting out and sticking in my scrapbooks this week... Do you keep a scrapbook?
Juice Detox
This week I'm attempting to do a juice detox. I've been meaning to for a while and with the summer finally starting to hit in, it felt like the perfect time to give it a shot. Luckily, we have a re...
The Friendship Centre
We pass by this building all the time and it always makes me smile. It was horrible and rainy again today but things brightened up when we met up with Johnny and Elaine for breakfast at the Rosele...
**Links** _of the_ **Week**
Here are some of the great links I've found on the internet this week... What Should I Eat For Breakfast? is sure to get you out of bed in the morning. This toothbrush doubles up as a water fount...
Tom's First Billboard
Tom has an uncanny knack of spotting expired domain names and when he spotted two giant billboard on the bridges with one, instantly snapped it up and redirected it to Cut Out + Keep. I had to cong...
The Fountain
Tom brought home an amazing sushi lunch today. We also shared a praline cone from Coco which tasted delicious. My Dad was though in Edinburgh for work, so came to see us afterwards. We went for a...
Olympic Torch
The Olympic Torch was making it's way through Edinburgh today, so we met up with Calum & Harriet to see it as it passed through Morningside.
Alexa Chung
This week I'm going to DIY the look of TV presenter turned fashion icon Alexa Chung... It never seems like Alexa has to try too tried hard to look as chic as she does but this week we're going to ...
The weather has returned to being miserable again this week but we didn't let it stop us from going for a coffee in Lovecrumbs. We shared a salted chocolate tart which was delicious.
Mum's Birthday
It was my Mum's turn to have a birthday party at our place today, even though her real birthday isn't until Tuesday when she's out of town.
**Links** _of the_ **Week**
Here are some of the great links I've seen on the web this week... These Girls paper dolls are pretty awesome. Do you watch the show? The ultimate guide to writing better than you normally would....
Guest Post for Les Femmes Folles
The swan, who lives on the canal behind our place, is still sitting on her nest. I can't wait until the ducklings hatch. My guest post for making a magazine wallet went live on Les Femmes Folles t...
The Canny Man
I got to try out my new Crafter To The Stars stampers on my latest creations today. Tom did such a good job on them.
Dad's Birthday
It was Dad's birthday today, so I baked him a cake.
Corgis, Snakes & Ladders
It was the Queen's Jubilee today, so Mum, Dad and Nana came through for a picnic in the meadows. I made salmon and cream cheese pinwheel sandwiches, which I'd spotted in Country Living a while bac...
90th Birthday
Today was Tom's Granny's 90th birthday so we headed through to Glenrothes for a garden party to celebrate with her.
Tom and I went for lunch at Metropole today, which is owned by the same people as Circle. We shared the salmon sandwich and mozzarella ciabatta but were disappointed they had no sweet potato wedge...
**Links** _of the_ **Week**
Here are some of the great links, reads and projects I've found on the internet this week... I love this collection of scissors on Things Organzied Neatly. This crystal inspired street art in LA ...


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