Tag: Bright

Hoppy Easter! Let’s get colourful…

EASTER! I don’t always do lots of Easter making and creating for some reason but I think this year anything to celebrate and bring joy.. let’s do that! So, I have been having lots of fun making lots of different sized B R I G H T bunnies using my Cricut Joy machine* in iron Read More

The Crafty Lass does… World Book Day!

Sometimes, I get an idea in my head – and that’s it, the idea HAS to be done. It doesn’t matter whether that is going to take me all day and all night (and then all day and all night again) to complete whatever hair brained challenge I have set myself, or whether it is Read More

The Crafty Lass does… COLOUR! The ‘ultimate’ handpainted playroom!

40 paint tester pots 63 triangles 5 rolls of Frog Tape 3 months of painting(!!!) 100000s of brushstrokes 1 determined Crafty Lass 1 happy boy…   When we moved into this new home, one of the (many) selling points, was a little room just off the hallway next to the kitchen – destined to be Read More

The Crafty Lass does… The Nursery!


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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 Read More

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’ Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Feather Painting!

Well, it has been another grey and rainy afternoon…what better way to brighten up the day than by getting creative with some feathers, inks and paint! The gloriously garish tie-dye feathers turned into a crazily bright headdress are for (the no doubt mud-filled) Glastonbury festival. The more delicate, paler pinks and blues are for Wilderness festival and 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

An explosion of colour!

This time last year, I was knee deep in petals, and panic. It’s coming up to our first wedding anniversary – where does time go?! Of course I can’t help reminiscing about what a wonderful craft proj… I mean, day it was! 😉 Our (who are we kidding, my) colour scheme… I couldn’t decide. So, Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Cushions!

The John Lewis remnant bin, is literally one of the most exciting places on earth. Fact. You never know what you might find! Yesterday, I stumbled across two ex-display childrens curtains, in bright and beautiful stripes. At £10 each – absolute bargain. It would be more than that for the original fabric alone! I have Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Heart Bunting!

The inspiration for today comes from a little craft project I have been eyeing up for a while now…it started via Pinterest and a wonderful blog post by Bettina Holst. I have spent a pleasant hour on this cold and crisp Saturday evening making some fantastically bright (and oh-‘sew’ easy!) heart bunting! I can utilise Read More

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