Month: May 2015

The Crafty Lass does… Workshops!

The Crafty Lass is looking to launch craft workshops, and now it is time for YOUR feedback! I have created a (very) short questionnaire via Survey Monkey to see what you would like! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/232G93H It would be very much appreciated if you could take a few minutes to complete, and also send this on to Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2015

I have thrown my hat into the ring and entered the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2015, in the Start-Up and Creative Idea categories… wish me luck! 🙂 Make. Create. Inspire. The Crafty Lass is a startup business that aims to show that making lovely things isn’t difficult! I’ve quit the 9-5 and plan to deliver Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Greeting Cards!

Well, a life long dream is in progress of actually happening…Publishing my own greeting card ranges. 🙂 I have always loved design, stationery design in particular – and love nothing more than sending and receiving a traditional hand written card. Don’t get me wrong, I love Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and all other social media Read More

Top 5… Doughnuts! (It’s National Doughnut Week!)

Doughnuts, are pretty special – right? Gloriously deep fried, golden sugary deliciousness. They are so good, there is a national week to celebrate them in all their glory! That week, is THIS week! 9th-16th May 2015. So, although not recommended as a daily snack of course, as a worthy treat or dessert – why not Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Hobbycraft ‘Make of the Month’ – Runner Up award!

So, that was a little bit of exciting news to come home to! The Crafty Lass has been awarded runner up in the Hobbycraft April ‘Make of the Month’ competition with my ‘C&L’ Washi Tape Letters! I have even won myself a little Hobbycraft giftcard of £10! Anna Silcox, with her beautiful strawberry tea cosy Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Birthday Invitations Commission!

I recently received a delightful commission for a ‘zoo-themed’ toddler’s birthday invitations…I had a LOT of fun with this one – who wouldn’t love spending time designing and creating some cheeky little meerkats and monkeys on Illustrator! It has really inspired me to think about future invitation design ideas, and even a new range of Read More

The Crafty Lass does… The Brackley Community Carnival AND The Great Brackley Bake Off!

Saturday 13th June 2015 – a date for your diaries – The Brackley Community Carnival! The Crafty Lass not only has a craft stall in the ‘Craft Marquee’, selling my new greetings card ranges – (soon to be sold online, watch this space!) – I now also have a space in The Great Brackley Bake Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Handmade Washi Tape Birthday Card!

Well, the official ‘National Stationery Week’ may be over – but in the words of Sarah Millican on Twitter: “This week is National Stationery week. For some of us, EVERY week is National Stationery week.” So, why not carry on your love for stationery and get creative with a handmade birthday card! All you need for this Read More

New Royal Baby!

Well, the VIB (Very Important Baby) has finally arrived – Congratulations to Kate and William on the birth of a lovely little girl…! PS – The Crafty Lass greeting cards are coming soon…(including ‘New Baby’ range – with ‘boy’ options too!) 😉 Read More

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