The Crafty Lass does… Christmas wreath!

I could have a wreath on my door all year round and with so many ideas and crafty ways to make your own whatever the reason or season, why not! However, certainly when it is Christmas, for me it is a must – and something I look forward to making every year. It provides a

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Top 10… Christmas Crafts!

Oh… the ‘C’ word. The one that no one wants to mention. Well, not until at least December is here anyway. Me? I LOVE Christmas. I love the cold weather, the roaring fires, the indulgence and fun and high spirits. Normally, I am prepping WELL ahead of December. Usually there is a handmade advent calendar,

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The Crafty Lass does… Bridesmaid Dress into Cushions!

I know, sounds crazy right!? Happy New Year! I can’t actually believe it is January 4th – where did Christmas go?? How did that happen?? I had been planning ump-teen blog posts for Jan 1st – but, here we are… Well, time flies when you are having (lots of) fun… I was both humbled and

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John Lewis and Waitrose Head Office – Fabric Wreath Workshops!

Last Wednesday and Thursday evening I had the pleasure of holding craft workshops with the John Lewis Partnership Craft Club to make some lovely festive fabric Christmas wreaths! Starting on Wednesday at the Waitrose Head Office in Bracknell, where 19 of us were not only making our fabric wreaths – we were singing along to

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Christmas Trees!

One of the most special times for me at Christmas, is the decorating of the tree. As a child – I really used to love the magic of it all – it meant if we are putting the tree up, the big day must be nearly here! Untangling the lights, looking over each bauble, the handmade

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Christmas Wreath Workshops!

What a festive, and almost magical weekend of Christmas fabric wreaths making! Saturday truly started the Christmas season for me – holding craft workshops at the brilliant Claydon Christmas Tree Farm. Until earlier this year, I hadn’t ever heard of this place – despite living in the local area for a few years now! However,

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Black Friday!

Everyone loves a bargain right? Well The Crafty Lass is celebrating Black Friday by offering 25% off ALL greeting cards (not just Christmas!) All you need to do is simply use code TCLBF15 at the checkout! Code expires Sunday 29th November. Get your order in while you can! https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheCraftyLassDoes Enjoy! 🙂

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Top 15… DIY Advent Calendars!

I love Christmas. I am sure I will say that more than once over the next few weeks, but it really is my favourite time of year. I even like the wintery weather! Apart from the obvious – ‘big day’ – I love the build up to Christmas, perhaps even more than the main event.

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The Crafty Lass Christmas cards… As seen on TV!

Today is the start of The Craft Channel’s new FOWO (For One Week Only) promotion – a fantastic crystal card kit, a very therapeutic craft – almost like ‘painting by numbers’ except more crystal glueing by numbers and letters…Some amazing designs and good value too! As part of the FOWO programme myself and Katy John

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The Crafty Lass does… TV!

Wow.   That’s all this post needs. If you had asked me 1 month ago a) would I work for a shopping channel on Sky in the buying team and b) would I do the on air demos?? I would have laughed in your face. In fact, what I will do instead is tell you

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The Crafty Lass does… Christmas Cards!

Ho ho ho! Meeeerry Christmas! Ok, it is only October… however, why not get ahead and get your The Crafty Lass ‘Graphic Brights’ Christmas Cards…on sale via my Etsy shop NOW! 🙂 All cards printed on thick, luxurious ‘Omnia’ board. **Special price for Christmas!** Cards only £1.80 each (normally £2.20) Multipack of 6 (1 of

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The Crafty Lass does… Christmas Fabric Wreath Workshop!

Saturday 28th November – 11am-1pm Fabric Christmas Wreath Workshop Make a lovely fabric Christmas wreath set amongst the beautiful Claydon Christmas Tree Farm You can meet the (real!) reindeers too! A craft you can treasure for years to come… bookings being taken now! £20.00 per person – includes all materials, a cup of (Yorkshire!) tea

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