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Hi everyone!, 
So today I have a fun post and one that I think a lot of you might find useful especially if you love a good snap and are an Instagram addict like myself. 


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Skerries Mills

A tour around Skerries mills

Looking for somewhere fun to visit on the weekends or your day off? I love a good ramble on my day off and love visiting places that give me inspiration.
I was recently watching the news when I seen Skerries had won a tidy town award. I remember visiting Skerries every summer as a kid and I loved the town. I had never visited the mills so we decided to take a drive out to have a peep.
I am a little obsessed with cute cottages and gardens and the mills didn't disappoint.
We done the tour of the mills, it was 6.25 each but you can get a family ticket for 12.50, you can find more info here.

The tour took about an hour and our guide was a fountain of knowledge, I love doing tours and I find them really interesting but there is a fab tea shop too so even if you just want to visit for a cup of tea, on a nice day you can sit outside and take in the view.
On a Saturday there is a market! I work Saturdays so I couldn't visit the market but they also have cute shops in the courtyard.

We then went down the beach and I got the most delicious ice cream from A storm in a tea cup, you might remember this was a little sweet shop as a kid in Skerries. It is the cutest little ice cream shop now and definitely worth a visit.
Have a peep below for loads of pics, the sun was stunning that Sunday and you wouldn't think it was October.

I love rambling on my day off and I am always looking for places to visit and tour, let me know your fave places to visit so I can check them out.
Leave your links and recommendations in the comments below.

Chat soon,
Catherine.

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In the press

Dainty in the press

The last week I got some fab mentions in print media and wanted to share them with you if you missed them, the excitement of going into the shop and coming out with a magazine and seeing your pictures in it! I just want to scream and say "that's me!" 
A huge thank you to Stellar magazine, the Daily mail and Reloved magazine for featuring me.

I will add any more features to this post for you to read.

Chat soon,
Catherine. 


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Octobers orders

Hiya!
Here is a peep at some of the orders from October, lots of them I couldn't share as they are Christmas presents but it was a busy month. 
Some bears went off to a wedding, lots of bears for new babies and as always the memory bears that went off to their new homes to comfort loved ones. 

I am now also taking orders for January so drop me an email and don't forget to check out my other page for more info on the bears.

Let me know your fave?

Thanks for stopping by, 
Catherine. 

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Christmas craft fair, a date for your diary

Christmas fair.


Eeeek, the nerves are gone! But I am almost set for the Christmas fair that I am doing on the 26th and 27th of November in draiocht in Blanchardstown.

I am going to share all of the links to their page so you can check it out, I will have a table at this fair and if you follow me on snapchat you will have seen some of the teddies and hanging hearts I have been making. 


I hope to see you all their, even if you don't pick up one of my items there is tons of really talented crafters also going to the their, I love saying hello and chatting to everyone so please do stop by if you are in Blanchardstown doing your Christmas shopping. 

See you soon,
Catherine. 

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My trip to London

London adventure

This week I took a whole two days off!! No teddy bear making, no work and I headed off to London, I was heading to London to the Amara Interior blog awards where I was a finalist in the DIY and craft  category. 

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Knitting and Stitching event.

A fun evening of Stitching!

On Tuesday I went to a fab evening event which was hosted by Great British sewing bee contestant Angeline Murphy, To launch the return of the knitting and stitching show that will be held in the RDS this October. 

You might remember me going their last year and raiding the fabric stands, they also hold classes and last year I done an embroidery workshop at the show. 

The show is on from 20th to the 23rd of October, I love going on the Thursday but this year I will unfortunately be in London so I am going to try go on the Sunday (please leave some fabric for me! don't buy it all)


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