Archives For GCTV

Exploding gift boxes don’t sound like a thing of joy – especially the ones in those adverts that chuck things all over you – however, on this occasion, thankfully, it’s smiles all round!

With a little playtime late one evening I decided to crack out a new set of dies that I recently collected from the guys at Craft Stash.

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As recently announced I was accepted onto the design team for Couture Creations.

I was, therefore, a little excited when my design team pack arrived but before I got cracking on projects, I thought that it might be a nice idea to share with you the contents of the kit.

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Due to the amount of tiddly little dies that I have increasing, along with the ever decreasing work surface that I have to use I recently decided to take a punt and get myself the Gemini Go! from Crafters Companion.

Turns out, it was a well-spent penny!

Read on and find out why…

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I really enjoy using stamps and paints together. Also, in case you hadn’t noticed, this week has been ruddy cold!

When it comes to creativity, ANY two concepts can be smooshed together – so, when I looked back at the stamps from the project I made the other week, I noticed that there was a penguin, that also had a jumper sooooo – perfect!
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Thanks to the snowy weather we have been having up here I have managed to record a decent length video on how I made a cool clamshell memory box and wanted to share it with you.

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It’s time to wake up and be awesome! Yes, I mean you. Why? Because you are.

Anyway, that’s pretty much the theme of this GCTV/Stamp It Sunday episode now available to watch on YouTube. Continue Reading…

During the recent shows on Create and  Craft TV, I discovered more cool creative technique for using the GoPress and Foil system.

Got a mo? Then let me share them with you.

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Hopefully, in recent weeks you’ve seen my demonstrations on Create and Craft TV or on YouTube for the GoPress & Foil machine.

If so, I am pleased to share another cool idea for using this innovative system to spice up your ribbon stash.

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Back in July the UK got it’s first taste of the GoPress & Foil system. Since then the team that developed it have come up with some new ideas for using the system and have therefore re-designed the system to enable us to do more!

I am therefore well excited to be bringing you version two of this incredible creative craft room tool via Create & Craft TV tonight!

I have even put together a little video to help explain the new ‘bits’.

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In this episode of Gentleman Crafter TV, which was chosen by you, I will be showing you how to create an easy to make tiled window scene using the Stampscapes range of rubber stamps and some Stampbord tiles.

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