Paige Joanna

Crafts

Celebrate the beauty of upcycling with DIY and crafting projects to spark your imagination all year round. From handmade wedding decor, festival fashion and upcycling. There’s a craft project for everyone no matter what your skill level to make life that little more beautiful. For crafts that are brimming with colour search #PaigeJoannaDIY & stay tuned for monthly content within the Thrift Made Fun Community.

DIY The Folklore Company Cross-Stitch Kit

October means colder evenings and more nights in. It is the perfect time to start up a new crafting hobby. The Folklore Company has amazing craft kits to get you started and they’re easy to follow. If embroidery and cross-stitch have been something you have wanted to try then this is a great way to get started. In this post, I show you how to stitch a Folklore kit and offer some useful tips if you’re a beginner. Keep reading to find out more.

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DIY Handmade Wedding Bouquet

It feels like ages ago I decided to make my own Wedding Bouquet. Having a handmade wedding really was so much fun. I loved creating our dream day including my wedding bouquet. Not only could I create something I really wanted but I did so on a budget. In this blog post, I talk about how I made it, personal touches and also some tips to keep the costs low.

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My Wedding Dress Up-cycle Transformation | Charity Shop to Dream Wedding Dress

Our wedding day has come and gone but this dress story will always stay with me. I brought my dress in a charity shop and transformed it into something unique. In this blog post, I share the transformation process on how we created my dream wedding dress on a budget. This blog post has been in the making for over a year and a half ever since I laid eyes on the dress in a charity shop window. A family friend and I worked our magic on creating something unique to me. Keep reading to see more on my Wedding Dress Up-cycle Transformation

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DIY Felt Flower Pillowcase | Free Printable Templates

Hey guys! Welcome back to another craft post. I'll be sharing how to create your own Felt Flower Pillowcase. This DIY is really easy to create and I have uploaded the felt flower templates as a free download. Keep reading to see how to make it.

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How to use your Cricut Vinyl offcuts! Prevent waste #EarthDay

On Earth Day each year, it is important to remind ourselves of ways to prevent waste in order to look after our planet. Naturally, as a crafter, I always hate throwing anything away. When using my Cricut Explore Air 2 I often notice how many Cricut Vinyl offcuts can be deemed as ‘unusable’. That is […]

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Happy Fabric HQ & Heat Press Vinyl Wifey Trainers DIY

Happy Fabric is an amazing heat transfer vinyl company also selling heat press machines. I visited their head office for the day to make some fun crafts and take over their Instagram Stories. The day was so much fun and I thought I would share a little bit more about it here. Keep reading if you would like to hear more about Happy Fabrics and how we made some awesome wifey trainers and Mothers Day gift. 

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DIY Lavender Bags | Thrift Made Fun Barri Jayne Makes

Welcome back to another Thrift Made Fun guest post. This time I have the lovely guest editor, Barri from Barri Jayne Makes. Learn how to make your own Lavender Bags, perfect gift idea for friends and family or to treat yourself. They are soothing and calming as well as great for popping under your pillow. Keep reading to see how to make your own.

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A Slogan T-Shirt Love Affair | Thrift Made Fun

It’s time for a Thrift Made Fun guest post. This is the first post of the series written by a guest editor, welcome Hannah from Paloma in Disguise. If you fancy an easy DIY to snazz up an old or thrifted t-shirt then keep reading. Hannah creates a Slogan T-shirt, feeling the romantic vibes after Valentines […]

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DIY Easy Hair Clips

Creating your own accessories can be really easy and fun to do. After seeing an influx of Hair Clips on Instagram and on sale I knew I had to make my own. This blog post explains how easy it is to make your own clips. Continue reading to see more. 

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DIY Easy His & Hers Christmas Stockings FT Cricut

With the countdown to Christmas in full swing, it's time to get festive and crafty! I have put together a tutorial for these Easy His & Hers Christmas Stockings featuring Cricut. Keep reading if you would like to see how to make them in time for Christmas.

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DIY Hen Party Mermaid to Mrs Bride Sash | Cricut

As a bride to be I'm really enjoying making things for the wedding. This DIY, however, is perfect for a hen party or bridal shower, whatever you call it. Using my Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine I show you how to create a fun personalised sash. I love the idea of wearing a sash on my hen but this quirky mermaid one is more me then the usual shop brought styles. See how I make this Mermaid to Mrs. Bride Sash below.

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DIY Personalised Wedding Favour Bags | Cricut

As part of my collaboration as Crafter of the month for Cricut UK here is another DIY showing how to create Personalised Wedding Favour Bags. It’s so much fun seeing my wedding details come to life and using the Cricut makes it simple. This post will talk through how I create iron-on vinyl name bags […]

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DIY Wedding Invite Paper Cut Wrap | Cricut

Since getting engaged I knew I wanted to create wedding invites that both my fiance and I made. Chris is a graphic designer and created our perfect wedding invitations. I wanted to give them a special handmade quality so decided on a Wedding Invite Paper Cut Wrap to go round them. Using the Cricut Explore […]

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DIY Upcycled Bedside Tables Using Cricut Explore Air 2

Since moving into our new home I have been loving the idea of upcycling furniture. With this in mind I decided to spruce up some bedside tables, as we needed to order some for our bedroom. Nothing I was finding I liked was within budget so with that in mind I made them myself how I wanted them. Continue reading to see how I Upcycled Bedside Tables Using Cricut Vinyl.

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