Karen-lee has been tatting since the age of 15 and has been working in different crafts all her life. Karen-lee has entered many Agricultural Shows and has won many awards for her work. She was also employed as a Florist.

Karen-lee worked as a Gold and Silversmith for a few years and then branched out into other forms of Jewellery making including Cosmetic Jewellery, Beaded Jewellery, Kumihimo, wire and resin. She also works with Bear Making, Glass Painting, Cross Stitch and Beaded Stitches.