(I am interrupting my planned post to share someone really exciting that arrived in the mail.)
Yes, I am a Monster. Literally. A Beastie Monster!
Blogging for the past 4.5 years has given me the opportunity to connect with people all over the world. I actually now have readers in every continent except Antarctica (hey Antarctica blogger peeps where are ya?).
I have many blogging buddies in the U.K. including the awesome person who made me into a Monster – Helen of Crawcrafts Beasties (crawcraftsbeasties.com) in Dublin, Ireland. Helen makes amazing custom knitted monsters (the cutest monsters ever) known as “Beasties”.
After following her blog for a while and following the adventures of various Beasties, especially Paddy & Plunkett, I knew I needed my own tierneycreates Beastie.
Monday’s postal delivery brought the tierneycreates Beastie all the way from Ireland!
Here is one of the photos of me on my blog that obviously Helen used as inspiration:
Here was the original drawing Helen sent me to approve earlier this year:
And here is my dreadlocked tierneycreates Beastie, with her little knitted hat and her miniature schnauzer:
She is approximately 6 inches tall, nearly 6.5 inches with her hair and hat!
The tierneycreates Beastie has some serious dreadlocks, very creatively done with wool:
She also has a nifty QUILTED BAG with her laptop (so she is ready for blogging) and Beastie Library card inside (because if you have followed my blog for more than a couple weeks you know about my love of my local public library!):
Her miniature schnauzer “Mikelet” (the tiny version of Mike) is ready for his walk:
But first he has to check out the very cute little tierneycreates felted booties:
In addition to her adorable boots, the tierneycreates Beastie also has for colder weather a little hand knit cable Irish Aran sweater!
I must have giggled for an hour after opening the package on Monday not to mention the time playing with her and arranging her in various poses:
She is ready for her first outing: a trip to my public library to try out her library card (hopefully the bar code on her library card works).
It’s time for my own Beastie Adventures!