A new focus, a new direction, a new chapter. A new inspiration!
So what exactly is ‘inspiration‘? And, what is YOUR inspiration? Big, open questions – and where I suspect there are many, MANY different answers. Some people are inspired by nature, or photography, or music, or colour, poetry, their family, their own personal desires and wishes etc. The list goes on. The dictionary defines inspiration as: the process of
The Crafty Lass – New Recruit
Becoming ‘The Crafty Lass’ over the course of the last year – has meant quite a change in scenery for my day to day ‘office’ environment – I am often out and about, but it can also mean being in the house for fairly long periods of time. That may seem like absolute bliss (which, I
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,
The Crafty Lass does… Online Greeting Card SHOP!
The moment you have all been waiting for… well, what I have been waiting for pretty much my whole life. Today is a big day in The Crafty Lass journey. It has always been my absolute dream to (a) start my own business (b) this be in craft and/or design and finally (c) have my
The Crafty Lass does… Children’s ‘Owl’ Decoupage Workshop!
Today was great – in fact it was a ‘hoot’! (Haha! – hoot, get it?) We had lots of lovely brightly coloured paper, feathers, little shiny gems, googly eyes, plenty of pva glue – and some cute owl photo frames to decorate. Held at Elaine Marston’s Studio at Turweston, Brackley – across a two hour workshop
Top 5… Nautical Crafts!
Yesterday was the first day I had the pleasure of being a mobile Crafty Lass – meaning, I was not working in my little office in Brackley, Northamptonshire – but a rare visit to the beautiful Isle of Wight. I sat working at a lovely big oak table, with the bright sunshine pouring in through
Brackley SEWcial – Fabric Flowers Corsage Workshop!
The Crafty Lass wants to get Brackley SEWcial! Do you love craft? Do you enjoy (or want to try!) sewing? Fancy meeting local people, or a night with friends? Want to handmake a new accessory? I am holding a ‘Fabric Flower Corsage Workshop’! The Green Room, Brackley – Thursday 20th August 6.30-8.30pm. Tickets are limited
The Crafty Lass does… Children’s Decoupage Workshop!
The Crafty Lass does… The Brackley Community Carnival and The Bake Off!
Well…it rained. And it rained. And it rained. And, Oh! Cleared up a bit!… And then rained. To say it was ‘damp’, would put it mildly. However, what a wonderful day! The event, although slightly marred by the weather, was brilliant. It was very quintessentially British! We were very lucky in the ‘Craft and Bake
A quiet Crafty Lass is a busy Crafty Lass!
Wow, a whole 10 days without a blog post! Where does time go? Well – there has been ‘The Crafty Lass does…Workshops!’ survey, a bead making class (full blog post on this coming up soon…!), the ‘Artisan Market Night’ at The Green Room, Brackley for the charity ‘People Like Me‘ – then there has been
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