Tag: Paper

I don’t like rollercoasters.

I don’t like rollercoasters. In fact I hate them! I am that one that will gladly wait at the finish with the coats and bags. I just don’t see the point of them! WHY would you allow yourself to be transported through the air by metal and engineering to feel sick and full of adrenaline?! Read More

Are you getting married…?

Are you getting married? 💕 Are you looking for some ‘different’ flowers? 🌷 Well how about making them yourself and keeping them afterwards too! 💕   The Crafty Lass® craft workshops across the next couple of months can teach you a variety of different techniques in both fabric and paper. For further information please visit Read More

The Crafty Lass does… ‘Paper’ 1st Anniversary Commission

Having studied Art & Design – specialising in textiles for A-Level, BTEC Foundation in Art & Design – specialising in Textiles and then going on to specialise in Printed Textile Design at University – you’d think my go to medium of choice, would always be fabric. Of course, I would never turn my back on Read More

The Crafty Lass does… The ‘Oscar’ acceptance speech. (Sort of.)

This isn’t an Oscar acceptance speech – but it does kind of feel like it. I am sure that to win an Oscar – is the culmination of a dream for that person, and for this to be actually happening – feels like a dream into reality for me… So, on with the ‘thanks’… First Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Wedding commission!


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Going back to the beginning of 2016, The Crafty Lass was asked to make something special for a couple’s beautiful wedding – I was honoured to have been allowed to make something for their big day! After discussions on colours, themes, styles – we decided on making some paper peonies in pinks and creams – and some Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Commissions!


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Looking for a way to personalise your wedding with some unique handcrafted decor and favours? Looking for a special personalised gift? A new baby celebration? Throwing a party with a difference? If you have an idea, want something creative, have an event you would like to make extra special – see if The Crafty Lass can be 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… Nautical Cake Topper!


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Inspired by my recent blog post on the birthday cake topper I made for my dad’s birthday – someone saw this and asked me to make another nautical themed version! Their daughter Nadine is apparently mad on boats and sailing… So, this is just what she got! 🙂 All handcrafted out of paper and card – a Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Vintage Floral Wedding Bunting!


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One of my most recent projects was to create this vintage florals inspired, romantic bunting for some friends getting married. What started out with just some ‘plain’ bunting in their pastels colour scheme, quickly escalated into little daisies, peonies, roses – all fashioned from just ‘normal paper’, and some wall paper off cuts! Massively inspired Read More

The Crafty Lass visits…The Women’s Institute Centennial Fair!


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What a gloriously sunny day yesterday was! Well, it certainly was in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. I love Yorkshire – I am fortunate to have married a Yorkshire lad, so we do get to visit this beautiful part of our country fairly regularly – but it never ceases to amaze me Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Children’s ‘Owl’ Decoupage Workshop!


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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 Read More

Date for your diaries…!

I am excited to announce that The Crafty Lass will be holding a workshop in the Hobbycraft at Milton Keynes store – come and have a go at ‘decoupage’ letters! Saturday 26th September 2015 – and it will be running as a ‘drop in’ session between 11am and 3pm. Simply choose and buy your letter Read More

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