Remember, Remember, the 5th of November…

  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…

Tremendous Textures by Abigail Lagden

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

Let’s Get Organised 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

From Special to Steampunk Extra Special 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

Twinkle, twinkle, little bat

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

The twinkliest of toes for September went to….

Did the month of September just fly by for anyone else? It was lovely to see someone with a little extra twinkle to their toes. Septembers shining star was Abigail Lagden of Curiously contrary. My she has been a busy lady and she bagged herself a fab two week residency at the Durham Dales centre … Continue reading The twinkliest of toes for September went to….