Craft foam – Made for altering

by Annette Smyth Hello everyone By the time you are reading this the Yuletide season should be in full swing. I'm sure, by now, you will be ready for a little escapism with your crafty stash. Powertex art by Annette Smyth Did you manage to catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on Thursday 21st November? If … Continue reading Craft foam – Made for altering

It started with a plaque…

Annette Smyth My journey to Powertex UK Masters certificate This month I'd like to share my Powertex journey with you from my very first make through to my Powertex UK Masters certificate which I completed in October this year. In early 2014 my friend had been in Australia on holiday and brought me back a … Continue reading It started with a plaque…

Fabulous Frames

By Annette Smyth Hello there, Did you catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on 27th September? if not click here to go to the Hochanda site and watch the shows on rewind at 11am and 3pm. If you did then you will have seen the amazing frames and panels now available from Powertex UK. The frames … Continue reading Fabulous Frames

Scared Crow Scarecrow!

Designer - Annette Smyth Powertex Scared Crow Scarecrow by Annette Smyth Hello, welcome to my latest article. This month the design team were invited to use a step by step article from another design team member as a source of inspiration. I chose to use the Scarecrows in September by Fiona Potter as I loved … Continue reading Scared Crow Scarecrow!

Powertex sculptures from recycled items

Designer - Annette Smyth One of the great things I love about working with the Powertex product range is the ability to recycle and upcycle everyday objects into something completely different. I love to create 3D sculptures, especially animals and birds. I often walk around car boots and local charity shops dreaming of all the … Continue reading Powertex sculptures from recycled items

Mosaic Madness

Powertex project by Annette Smyth

Designer - Annette Smyth Hello Everyone, this month's theme of Ancient Rome has got me really excited. Why I hear you ask?…….Well, my Dad was born in the village of North Leigh in Oxfordshire.  It is here that the remains of one of the largest Roman villas can be found.  At its height, around the … Continue reading Mosaic Madness

Clowning around with Powertex Clownfish

Powertex Clownfish sculptures by Annette Smyth

By Annette Smyth Clown Fish Hello everyone and welcome to my latest article.  I was so excited when I found out the theme for this month was UNDER THE SEA.  I love anything connected with the ocean.  So much so that I think I could have been a mermaid in another lifetime. In fact my … Continue reading Clowning around with Powertex Clownfish