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 Upcycle Designer Dupe Brooch Jacket

This is the time of year where everyone is either on a spending ban, having a clear out or shopping the sales. I'm currently on a spending ban and needing ideas for giving my wardrobe a lease of life. After browsing Pinterest I decided to create upcycle posts inspired by my favourite designer looks, but on a budget. This DIY is super easy and shows how to create a designer dupe Brooch Jacket. 

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DIY Adult Christmas Eve Box

Each year Christmas Eve boxes are becoming more and more popular. Mainly they are marketed for children with books, pyjamas and treats to get them excited. This got me thinking why can’t we have an Adult Christmas Eve Box as well. This DIY is super easy to do and just requires lovely gifts to put […]

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DIY Family Frame Gift Idea

If you are struggling for a gift idea then this DIY Family Frame is perfect for you. It's a great personal idea for someone who has everything. The materials don't cost much at all and is easy to make. Using Fuji Instax photos looks best but you can also print some normal photos for the DIY. Overall it's a special gift that shows care and consideration over any shop brought item. 

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5 Fillable DIY Christmas Glitter Bauble Ideas

Getting into the festive spirit with the first craft post of the Christmas lead up. If like me you enjoy lots of colours on your tree, you'll love these DIY Christmas Glitter Bauble ideas. 

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21 DAYS OF DIY VIDEOS | WEEK 3 OF #CRAFTOBER

So guys, it's WEEK 3 OF #CRAFTOBER which means another recap on what I have achieved! Thank you for all your wonderful support and comments so far. Let me know in the comments of this post what your favourite date has been so far.

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14 DAYS OF DIY VIDEOS | CRAFTOBER Week 2

It's been another week, which means 7 more craft and beauty videos! It's Craftober Week 2 which means it's time for another weekly recap. Let me know in the comments what is your favourite this week?

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7 DAYS OF DIY VIDEOS | WEEK 1 OF #CRAFTOBER

It has come to the end of week one of my October challenge #CRAFTOBER! It's been a week of craft videos and tutorials on my YouTube channel every day. If you haven't caught up with them, then here is a recap of this weeks content.

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4 Easy Poundland DIY Ideas | #PaigeJoannaDIY

Finally back with another DIY post, it's been a while. In case you haven't already seen, I've been posting a lot of video content over on my YouTube channel. Which might explain the fact my blog has been a little quieter than usual. This post includes 4 easy Poundland DIY ideas that anyone can recreate. They are super quick, easy and fun to make. Make sure to share your creations with my hashtag #PaigeJoannaDIY

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DIY Embellished Sliders | #PaigeJoannaDIY

This season sees the rise of the slider yet again. It isn’t a trend adored by everyone but I have found myself growing very fond of the style. With many to choose from I found myself thinking of ways to make my own. So in true form, here is another DIY on how to embellish […]

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DIY Light Up Jellyfish Festival Umbrella | #PaigeJoannaDIY

This year is going to be full of amazing festivals again. I got the taste for them after going to Secret Garden Party with my pal, Sophie Hannah Richardson. I felt inspired by everything I saw so decided this year will see a lot more crafts on my blog. Making unique eye catching things for festivals is so much fun, there isn't a limit to what you can do. That is the pleasure of going to festivals because you can honestly dress in lights, glitter and pompoms and everyone will love it! So here is a wonderful DIY Light Up Jellyfish Festival Umbrella to make for any festivals you are going to. This will be the talk of all your friends as well as looking epic at night time dancing to your favourite bands.

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DIY Clay Mobile | Cass Art Challenge #BeInspired

This year is all about trying new things and feeling inspired. Cass Art set me a Challenge to #BeInspired and create something based on a pack they sent me. With no idea what was being sent meant it was already a challenge before I even began. To my surprise arrived a pack full of clay making materials (see the photo below) which i'd only ever used once back in college. So I began thinking of ideas and felt inspired to create something I knew i'd love.

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DIY Easy Christmas Stocking | #PaigeJoannaDIY

Creating your own personalised presents at Christmas is always so much fun. That is why this Easy Christmas Stocking is brilliant for adding a personal touch to present giving. I chose a bear based on one Chris and I made at Build a Bear on one of our first dates. It's these extra details that make gifts extra special. This DIY will set you up to make you own so you can also surprise someone you love on Christmas morning.

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DIY Christmas Advent Calendar | #PaigeJoannaDIY

The count down to Christmas is only a short time away and it's the perfect time to think about making an Advent Calendar. There are so many lovely options for sale this year, but you can't beat a personalised hand made one. It's the first time I put my own together, after seeing a few variations on Pinterest. After deciding on an envelope style Calendar the res twas really simple. Here are the steps I took to make it, so you can have a go as well.

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How To Create Perfect Custom Christmas Cards

As with many other American Traditions, Custom Christmas Cards have found there way over to the UK. It is becoming more popular to photograph and make your own, either using photography or crafting. As you know I love a DIY project and my photography so why not combine the two. Creating your own cards is an amusing way to spread cheer to your loved ones and here is how.

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