January 16, 2017 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

Here is another of my samples for Rare Earth. Using the butterflies mask, I have inked with Broken China Distress and a dusting brush and as you can see, this gives a really soft, delicate effect. Then I stamped the sentiment and the frame onto glossy white card using the Clear Glass. Let this dry…

January 7, 2017 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

This card was made using the beautiful Rare Earth Rose stamp and matching die set. Ink the distressed dots frame from the Live, Laugh, Love set with Bundled Sage, Victorian Velvet and Seedless Preserves Distress inks. Stamp onto white card and then cut as a frame using nesting square dies. Distress the edges of the…

January 6, 2017 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

I inked a couple of pieces of white card with Forest Moss, Ripe Persimmon and Mustard Seed Distress inks, using the blending method.Then I die cut all the pieces for the lilies from these backgrounds. This is a really quick way to achieve coloured flowers and some randomness to that colouring.I used the Load n…

September 29, 2016 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

Hello friends, customers and fellow crafters,     It has been brought to my attention that there is a rumour floating about that I am closing down. I don’t know where this rumour has started from, nor do I really care but what I really do care about is that this is potentially very damaging to my…

June 9, 2016 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

I’m celebrating! Yes, in order to celebrate my TV debut on behalf of Imagination Crafts, I am holding a special Open Day on Sunday the 12th June, (that’s this next Sunday). There will be 20% Celebration Discount off everything but don’t miss out – this is for 1 day only. I will also be showcasing…

June 6, 2016 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

Another gorgeous Art stamp from Imagination Crafts. I was hoping to demonstrate this card on air but didn’t have the opportunity, as it was such a busy show for us. So it’s nice to be able to show it here. I fell back to my favourite inking and shading for this card. The lighthouse stamp…

June 5, 2016 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

There is something quintessentially English about the beach hut. They are evocative of long, lazy Summer days at the beach and they are romantic. (I believe they can be quite expensive too)!I loved this stamp as soon as I saw it. I have stamped the Beach Huts with black pigment ink and embossed with black…

June 4, 2016 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

Next week’s workshops featuring “Whimsical Butterflies”. These beautiful cards have been designed by Carol and it would be such a shame if they weren’t seen by anyone. So why not come down and maybe bring a friend and do the workshop with us, we would love to see you.Wed. 8th June 10:30 – 1:00Thurs. 9th…

June 4, 2016 Gwen Fletcher 2 comments

The gorgeous rice papers from Imagination Crafts, can be applied to anything and here I have used a plain candle and a candle plate which was a very gaudy gold colour before I painted it with their chalky finish mdf paints. If you saw the one on TV, I had filled the plate with small…

June 3, 2016 Gwen Fletcher No comments exist

Here is my 3 panel wall decoration using the lovely seaside stencils with Sparkle Medium, which we unfortunately sold out of before I got to show this and some of the beautiful Starlight paints. I added extra fronds of seaweed to the Seahorse by stencilling onto acetate with Sparkle Medium and cutting them out. The…