British Craft Trade Fair- Harrogate

  • By Lucy Wray
  • April 6, 2017
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The British Craft Trade Fair Harrogate 2017 I’ve just got back from the prestigious BCTF in Harrogate after a whirlwind three days of showcasing my Thrift Designs. Not only is … Continue Reading →

Salvage Search: Wood

  • By Lucy Wray
  • January 20, 2017
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Todays Salvage Search has me headed back to see a good friend and fellow upcycler; Chiltern’s Church Antiques. It’s an amazing wood workshop, which salvages the wood from decommissioned churches … Continue Reading →

Colours| Layers|Textures

  • By Lucy Wray
  • January 10, 2017
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Discontinued Wallpaper and fabric sample books are a wonderful resource and provide me with a seemingly endless assortment of colours and textures to work with. I love sorting through newly … Continue Reading →

Salvage Search: Paper & Fabric

  • By Lucy Wray
  • January 6, 2017
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  On todays Salvage Search I headed to a local interior design outlet JF Interiors to see what I could save from the seasonal cast offs.These items might be end … Continue Reading →

Green Seventeen

  • By Lucy Wray
  • December 22, 2016
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Pantone (my favourite) have announced that the colour of the year 2017 is green – ‘Greenery, to be exact. “The force that through the green fuse drives the flower, Drives my … Continue Reading →

Owls Tweed T’Woo

“I’ve found a great source of Harris Tweed offcuts and I’m enjoying developing a brightly coloured range of Up-cycled owls” Made using re-claimed wood from ancient church pews, these cute owls are … Continue Reading →

fantastic plastic

  • By tomwray
  • August 25, 2014
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Upcyled Plastic Arts & Craft   These beautiful pieces are made from recycled plastic carrier bags & plastic waste.  Combining ribbon, fabric offcuts and salvaged materials to create a variety of beautiful … Continue Reading →


Lucy Wray is an experienced creative facilitator teaching a variety of crafts to groups and individuals