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.

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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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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