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Gabby Ryde

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Paper craft has been a hobby of mine since I was a child and now I would like to share the passion and creativity I have with as many people as possible. Please join me at a workshop soon and discover the joy of working with paper.

Gabby Ryde

Hello, my name is Gabby. I am originally from Brooklyn, NY and am now fortunate enough to live on the beautiful Isle of Wight.

My mission is to encourage people from every level, from the timidly curious to the experienced crafter, to get their hands busy cutting, stitching, painting and glueing in all sorts of new and wonderful ways!

Whether you want to find out more about my workshops, or you are looking to book your next super awesome Crafty Birthday, Hen Party or Baby Shower with me, there is something here for everyone.


Hello and welcome! Whether you are brand new to the world of craft or an experienced crafter looking for some new ideas for your next project, there is something here for everyone.

Every month you will learn new, wonderful, and easy (I promise!) art and craft techniques. By keeping it monthly, my hope is to create a supportive group where we can encourage each other to continue and prosper, and and have fun getting in touch with our creative and silly side, whether you are with or without the kids!

Scrapbooking/Art Journal

Have you ever wanted to start a Scrapbook or an Art Journal, but just needed that extra boost to get started? Not sure even what this is?

All Year

Paper Flowers

Paper flowers

Make gorgeous paper flowers and roses out of book pages, craft paper, wrapping paper, wallpaper and anything else...

All Year

Bracelet Craft

Friendship Bracelets

Friendship Bracelets are great for ages +10. Relaxing, colourful and fun! This is a great summer craft you can take anywhere...


Christmas Craft

Paper christmas star

Get crafting for the Christmas season, and learn how to make truly beautiful Papercraft decorations out of recycled Christmas Cards!

November - December

Valentine's Day

paper hearts

Decorate your home with gorgeous Paper Garlands. Use book pages, craft paper, and anything else your imagination...

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Easter Craft

Easter eggs

Decorate Easter Eggs with fabulous food colouring, glitter, feathers and more! Plus, have fun making Easter Paper Garlands...

March - April


paper bat

This is my most favourite holiday! All ghouls and goblins are most welcome....if you dare, mwhahaha!


Seasonal Wreaths

Paper Wreath

Learn how to make beautiful Potpourri Wreaths, Garlands or Centrepieces...


Card Making

Paper Embroidery

Make a variety of impressive cards for any occasion...

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Glass and Ceramic Crafts

Glass Crafts

Paint wine, spirit and jam jars to make beautiful homemade gifts....

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Craft Parties

Are you looking to throw a fabulously fun party for someone super crafty?

With so many crafts to choose from your Crafty Party will be full of gorgeous memories and creations to cherish for years to come.

All my workshops can be created into a party, for any age or occasion. Here are a few ideas to get you inspired. To book your next party with me, simply get in touch here.


Looking for a completely original experience for your child's next Birthday Party!? Book an Arty Party with me and have the kids make Art Journal Scrapbooks!

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Wedding Flowers/Parties


Design your very own bespoke paper flower bridal bouquet to be as ever-lasting and unique as your love.


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Halloween Parties

Pumpkin Ghost

Do you have a child who loves Halloween? Why not throw a Halloween Craft Party to celebrate this time of year!


The Workshop Locations

Workshops are held in various locations around the Island. Please check which location your chosen workshop is at.