Remember, Remember, the 5th of November. Gunpowder, Treason and Plot! I love this time of year as the autumn moves towards cosy winter nights. Halloween has passed and bonfire night awaits before the count down to Christmas. And a cup of hot soup in front of a big bonfire takes me straight back to … Continue reading Remember, Remember, the 5th of November…
One of the things that drew me to Powertex was the amazing textures and depth that can be created. I now look at everything for its texture potential and powertexability. So this month I thought I would share with you just a few of my favourite textures that I have encountered over the years that … Continue reading Tremendous Textures by Abigail Lagden
It's been a magical summer for me running many workshops for children (and adults) during the holidays. I've helped budding wizards create over 100 wands and 50 spell books! But now, as they all head back to school, I felt it was time to treat myself to some special storage for my everyday essentials. And … Continue reading Let’s Get Organised by Abigail Lagden
An exciting design team pack arrived this month. Imagine my surprise to open it up and find an elephant inside!! I love all the animal MDF templates by Powertex UK. But these new ones are a bit more exciting. They have been cunningly designed to fit across the pins of the large 2 pin … Continue reading Rainbo the Elephant by Abigail Lagden
From Special to Steampunk Extra Special by Abigail Lagden One of the many things I love about Powertex is how easy it is to take old and unwanted items and turn them into something spectacular. But it doesn't have to be unwanted items, you can also take cherished, sentimental items and preserve them by incorporating them … Continue reading From Special to Steampunk Extra Special by Abigail Lagden
A Powertex Masquerade Ball by Abigail Lagden Well, as someone who loves an mdf embellishment or two, thismonth's project pack had me drooling over the number of lovely pieces included. Just look at all these flourishes, florals, feathers and fans: Add in Easy 3D Flex and this is almost my ideal kit! As this kit … Continue reading A Powertex Masquerade Ball by Abigail Lagden
What a Hoot! - by Abigail Lagden I have loved the owl templates since Powertex first introduced them, so imagine my delight when I opened my design team parcel to find not just the owl, but lots of extra embellishments and shapes too in the Project Pack Owl. Here they all are: I wanted … Continue reading What a hoot!
Just Powertex, No Strings Attached (Just a little lace) - by Abigail Lagden Hello and welcome to May!! I can't believe how fast the year is passing, but it means it is time for another blog - Yay! As always, the team at Powertex UK have put together another fantastic set of … Continue reading Just Powertex, No Strings Attached!
by Abigail Lagden I was so excited when I unpacked all the Alice in Wonderland goodies that I couldn't wait to get started. The acrylics were so wonderfully bright and bold that I decided I needed to create something totally different to my usual style. So, it is the tea party set that I have … Continue reading Twinkle, twinkle, little bat
by Abigail Lagden Well, what a week! The winter is hanging on like a stubborn mule even as we enter March. So, I thought I would create my own spring flowers to add a bit of colour to my snow-covered garden. And as it was St David's day this week, what better than some bright … Continue reading Bring on the spring… please!