A Winter’s Tale – Nostalgic Powertex

By Donna Mcghie My prompt for this month’s Powertex article was A Winter's Tale.  The festive season is fast approaching and my mind wandered back to those seemingly halcyon days of Christmas’ past. I just love the retro look of these Christmas Rice Papers Obviously memory plays tricks on us all, but for me, nothing … Continue reading A Winter’s Tale – Nostalgic Powertex

Van Gogh Inspired Powertex

This article is about how my favourite artist influences what I create with Powertex. Gosh, making this choice was as tricky as choosing a design from one of my fellow Powertex design team members. The main three artists I whittled it down to were Vincent Van Gogh, Lucian Freud and Frida Kahlo.  Swirly patterns reminiscent … Continue reading Van Gogh Inspired Powertex

Powertex Dreamcatcher

Designed by Donna Mcghie Step by step guide to creating a Powertex Dream Catcher The story behind my Powertex dreamcatcher. I will always have a bit of a soft spot for dream catchers.  When my daughter was young she suffered awfully from night terrors.  We tried many techniques to get her to have a peaceful … Continue reading Powertex Dreamcatcher

Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory

Designer - Donna Mcghie For this month’s articles the Powertex Design Team were asked to look back over the archives and put our own spin on a previous creation by one of our colleagues. What an inspiration it was going back over past Powertex sculptures and creations.  I was spoilt for choice.  However, the one … Continue reading Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory

Powertex Giraffe

Unique Powertex giraffe garden feature Designer - Donna Mcghie For this article I was asked to create a 3D animal using Powertex and recycled materials.  As anyone who is familiar with Powertex will know, the possibilities for this are endless. My brain was buzzing with ideas.  However, it was when I was sorting out stuff … Continue reading Powertex Giraffe

Stormy Sea Tag with Powertex

Designed by - Donna Mcghie Seascape tag Tags are really popular in the crafting world at the moment. For my stormy sea tag, I'm using the A5 tag from Powertex UK. They are great quality to work with, whatever your style of crafting. Don't you just love the fact that we all have our own … Continue reading Stormy Sea Tag with Powertex

The Northern Lights in Powertex

Northern Lights using Powertex Designer: Donna Mcghie In this article I will show you how to recreate my interpretation of the Northern Lights using Powertex. The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis have always fascinated me. Like the ocean which was the inspiration for my last blog, they have that ethereal, slightly unworldly quality. They are … Continue reading The Northern Lights in Powertex

Powertex Art Doll MDF Kit

There are no rules for these Art Dolls, other than have fun creating! Where to start with an Art Doll If I am completely honest, when I first opened my new Powertex Art Doll MDF Template I was a little bit daunted. I had never even heard of the term Art Doll before. And was … Continue reading Powertex Art Doll MDF Kit