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Artist, Designer & Creative Facilitator


Welcome to the colourful world of Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity, home to an eclectic mix of mosaic experiences, D.I.Y kits and unique ready-made artwork.

Whether you're looking to have a go at mosaic on a workshop, try a bite-size mosaic experience in the comfort of your own home or buy a whimsical piece of mosaic artwork for yourself or as a gift, then you'll find everything you're looking for right here. The whole caboodle is designed, created and facilitated with love, care and originality by me, Rachel.

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Crafternoon Tea Experiences

What could be better than an afternoon of craft and cake? Come along to one of my fun, relaxing and utterly delicious Crafternoon Tea Experiences, delivered in the welcoming and spacious Event's Room, adjacent to my studio, on the site of Hanley Farm Shop. View all Crafternoon Tea Experiences


Have you always fancied creating a mosaic but just don’t know where to begin? Join me on one of my forthcoming workshops and I’ll show you all the tricks and tips you need to get you started. View all Workshops

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I’m going to be on the telly!

I am thrilled, delighted and very excited to, at last, go public that I will be a finalist on Channel 4’s Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas TV show on the 20th of...

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Hanley Farm & me

For those of you who don’t know, I am situated in the business centre on the site of Hanley Farm, a picturesque farm shop at Tidenham, just on the Forest...

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Wild Beasts

‘Creativity takes courage’, and nobody knows this more than the person who said it, the French artist Henri Matisse.

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Easter Trees

Many years ago at Easter time, I visited Taurus Crafts, a local attraction here in the Forest of Dean and I remember I was really taken by their display in...

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