Lynn was born in East Anglia. Trained at Colchester School of Art where she gained her degree in illustration and design. After leaving college she worked in theatrical design. She moved to Cornwall with her husband and three children where she established her workshop. Combinig her interests and skills working in the three dimensional and her graphic training, Lynn began working primarily on her wooden figures. She now mainly uses driftwood which she collects from the local beaches.She lets the shape and form suggest figurative forms to her and then works on it with machine saws, powered sander wheel and hand tools. She then 'illustrates' the shaped wood with paint and pen. Lynn sells in the UK, USA, Germany and Japan and in 1993 won the British Toymaker of the Year Award. In 1995, her work was the subject of a television programme called Mastercraft.