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 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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DIY Tie Dye Pom Pom Cushions | #PaigeJoannaDIY

Get in the crafty mood and make these easy Tie Dye cushions with pompom trim. No sewing machine needed, just some good old fashion hand stitching and patience. With the help of Dylon dyes it's so simple to update your home decor and make something unique. Total time to make is roughly 5 hours depending on your craft level.

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My Pinterest Craft Ideas for Autumn & Winter

This autumn I have decided to really embrace my crafts and DIY posts. Working full time means it is hard to get good photos in natural light and lets face it, taking photos in the cold is never fun. I have been browsing Pinterest Craft ideas (as usual) to get some inspiration. There are some wonderful ideas that I wanted to share with you, to get your creative juices flowing!

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Easy DIY Costume Ideas for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and it's time to get planning your costume. whether you are going to a party, trick or treating or just fancy getting dressed up at home its the perfect time to have fun with it. Easy DIY Costume ideas for Halloween are great for any last minute plans. You don't need to be creative or spend a lot of money to look great. Here are a few easy ideas to get you ready for the spookiest day of the year!

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DIY Embellished Shoes | #PaigeJoannaDIY

This season the catwalk saw many embellished styles, with coats, embroidered jumpers and shoes. Replicating catwalk trends is so easy with a few simple pieces of equipment. This DIY Embellished Shoes tutorial is perfect for anyone, if you are naturally creative or not. It's an easy way to make your style on trend this season without breaking the bank.

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Festival Mermaid Rave Bra DIY #PaigeJoannaDIY

A few weeks ago I created this Mermaid Rave Bra for my wonderful friend Sophie Hannah Richardson, to take away to Dimensions festival. I filmed the process of making it and below is a video showing the steps I took to make it.

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3 Ways to Wear a Silk Scarf / #PaigeJoannaDIY

A retro silk scarf can be an amazing accessory to add to any outfit. I have collected them for many years and this resonates back to my love of vintage and collectables thanks to my Nanny sharing hers with me. With a rise in silk scarves on the high-street I decided to share ways to […]

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Light Up Festival Skirt | #PaigeJoannaDIY

This year is definitely my year for festivals, having just got back from Secret Garden Party and now off to Wilderness. As you should know by now, I love making things and creating fun and easy DIY's. I decided recently to really push this side to my content and come up with more interesting tutorials. With another festival coming up I decided to put together a fun light up Festival Skirt for prancing around in. I was inspired by some amazing costumes I saw at Secret Garden Party. It's perfect for when the sun starts to set and you want to make an impact with your festival style. This skirt is easy to make anyone can, so try it for yourself.

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Festival Feather Headband DIY | #PaigeJoannaDIY

It’s time for another craft tutorial! This is an extremely easy and fun DIY for festival fans who want to wear something eye catching and unique. You will definitely make a statement in this feather headband, and all in just a few simple steps. Watch the video to see how I made it: WHAT YOU […]

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Denim Jacket Patch & Pin Badge / #PaigeJoannaDIY

Finally I have ‘finished’ my Denim Jacket Patch & Pin Badge Jacket! I have spent about a year collecting badges and pins and wanted to show you how I achieved this patched jacket with pin badges and pom pom trim. It has been so much fun putting together and collecting patches to match my personalty, […]

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Last Minute Letter Flower Decoration / Paige Joanna DIY

To celebrate the up coming Chelsea Flower show, Gingerlilly and myself have collaborated on a flower friendly DIY! I was sent a lovely box of craft goodies to make what I wanted, so I chose to make a letter Flower Decoration, inspired by one I saw on Pinterest. It is such an easy last minute […]

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