The Crafty Lass does… Workshop planning!

My mind is bursting to the brim full of ideas, my Pinterest page is certainly busy – but what is best? And what is achievable? A little while ago when I first started to plan for The Crafty Lass, I sent out a little ‘Survey Monkey’ questionnaire for some feedback as to what people would

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The Crafty Lass… aims to live The Dream…

It’s June. JUNE. I’m sure I start every blog post on a comment about time, or very British – the weather, but I seriously do not understand where time goes… Our little one is approaching 8 months. For those good at maths, that’s two thirds of a whole year, (what??!!) which to me is literally,

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A Day in the Life of The Crafty Lass – The Photoshoot!

I’ve said it before and I will say it again – Mark Lord is a photographic genius! I first met Mark when we asked him to do the photography for our wedding nearly three years ago – we were immediately struck and taken by his very natural, fun and unobtrusive style of photography. He has

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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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The Crafty Lass does… The Nursery!

So, the cot is built. The car seat has been bought (and fully test run in the car) and finally – the nursery is done! The jobs are being crossed off the list (or highlighted as complete on my spreadsheet – such a geek!) This. Just. Got. Real. I will be 37 weeks pregnant on

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The Emma Bridgewater Factory

Yesterday was a bit of a ‘road trip’! One of my closest and dearest friends had her birthday recently – and as she is also very creative, and we mentioned AGES ago about doing something like pottery making, or decorating – my gift to her was to visit the brilliant, and iconic Emma Bridgewater factory

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The Crafty Lass does… Spring Wreaths!

They’re not just for Christmas you know…! “Step into Spring with the Crafty Lass! Join Paula, as she shows us how to make these beautiful wreaths. Guaranteed to brighten the darkest day.” This Thursday 14th January, you can tune in at midday on Sky 679 or watch online at www.thecraftchannel.tv to see ‘The Crafty Lass Spring Wreaths’

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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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The Crafty Lass does… Personalised Wedding Bunting!

Congratulations to our dear friends Matt and Karen who got married recently. 🙂 As a wedding gift, I decided to make them some personalised bunting – in the colour scheme of their big day, and also made out of maps with special locations to them! The maps were ‘old’ – some torn, some with covers missing

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Top 5… Creatively biscuity things!

Is biscuity even a word?? Either way – Friday 29th May 2015 was apparently ‘National Biscuit Day‘… in fact – every day in our house is ‘biscuit day’. My personal absolute favourites are chocolate hobnobs, with a glass of milk or a cup of Yorkshire tea… Mmmmmm. According to an article on the Telegraph, I am

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The Crafty Lass does… Washi Tape Letters, Part 2!

Following my recent post: ‘The Crafty Lass does…Desk Art – Washi Tape Letters!‘, a friend – inspired by the bright colours and the ability to personalise the idea with her own choice of letters – she approached me to help her create some for a very thoughtful wedding gift!  So, the Bride and Groom’s initials were ordered

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Top 5… Spiffingly British Crafts!

With the Queen’s birthday yesterday, nearly the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third wedding anniversary, still a V.I.B. (Very Important Baby) to appear sometime soon, AND it being St. George’s day tomorrow – it truly is a spiffingly British few weeks! Here are my top 5 jolly good crafts to make you feel truly patriotic!   1. TEA –

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