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.

Embellished Jacket Outfit | Thrift Made Fun

Guess what's back, back again! The Thrift Made Fun monthly feature is back on the blog, can I get a whoop whoop. Last year I started this feature but with my wedding day and job change, I ran out of time to focus on it. This year however I am bringing it back and I am so excited to work on thrifty content. Keep reading to hear all about this up-cycled embellished jacket and more information about Thrift Made Fun. 

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Getting Back Into Sewing | Tilly and The Buttons Indigo Dress

If you follow me on Instagram you would have seen that I started up sewing again last year. In the summer I modeled for the Tilly and the Buttons Indigo dress pattern. It was doing this and meeting the awesome ladies that work for the team that inspired me to take up sewing again, to make clothing. In this blog post I talk about how I learned to sew, my motivations and my current favorite make; the Indigo Dress! Keep reading to find out more.

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AD | DIY Brother PT Craft Label Printer & Craft Ideas

Nothing beats a touch of personalisation at Christmas to make gifts all that more special. In today’s blog post I am reviewing the Brother PT-H200 P-touch Craft Label Printer. It is a fabulous addition to any Crafters kit and a great way to make things special. Continue reading to find out more about the Brother PT Craft.

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DIY Re-Usable Face Pads

As part of my Craftemeber Craft challenge on Instagram, day 15 is all about scraps. In this blog post, I show you how to turn scraps into Re-Usable Face Pads. They are extremely easy to make & good for the planet. Continue reading to find out more.

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DIY Felt Flower Autumn Wreath Decoration

As part of the Craftember Challenge, I have created this Felt Flower Autumn Wreath Decoration. It's a lovely make for any home, to freshen up your decor for autumn-winter. It doesn't require many materials and is easy to make. Keep reading to see more.

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November Instagram Craft Challenge | #CraftemberChallenge

This November I have decided to host a craft challenge on Instagram. Welcome Craftember Challenge, with 30 days of fun themed posts for anyone to get involved with. Starting on November 1st there will be daily themes to post and each day is a set niche or make. Keep reading to find out more.

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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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