Mindfulness Mandala Triptych

Designer: Shell North In this article I will be showing you how to create a Mindfulness Mandala Triptych. I wanted to incorporate one item as my focal point, the product of the month Easy structure paste. Wood was chosen to work on as this is something I haven’t done for a while. Easy structure works … Continue reading Mindfulness Mandala Triptych

Easy Structure

Powertex Easy Structure - March - Powertex product of the month Available here on the Powertex UK website This month the team at Powertex Uk have picked Easy Structure as their product of the month! So do read on to find out how to use it. You will also see some examples of Powertex artwork … Continue reading Easy Structure

Tropical Powertex Art Doll

Tropical Powertex Art Doll - Mixed Media project by Anne I have never tried making an Art Doll before and I had so much fun making this Tropical Powertex Art Doll. I wanted to make her really bright and cheerful with a tropical feel – the fabulous zingy cocktail colours from The Secret Art Loft … Continue reading Tropical Powertex Art Doll

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…

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

Dream, Wish, Create a Beautiful World (by Anne)

This lovely image of a young girl (Victorian Photographs Rice Paper) really called to me and inspired me to make this piece. To me she portrayed a young girl that had experienced in her life far more than any child should.  Alone she would dream and wish for a better world. Her creativity would enable … Continue reading Dream, Wish, Create a Beautiful World (by Anne)

Steampunk Jewellery Plier Stands (by Anne)

I have been meaning to decorate my jewellery plier stands for ages and finally got them finished. I had a bit of a problem with these in that they started off as a plain varnished wood surface. I initially coated them with white Gesso with a view to painting them with acrylics. However, the Gesso … Continue reading Steampunk Jewellery Plier Stands (by Anne)

Powertex canvas, an Italy inspired landscape

Hello, it's Kore here with this month's Italian theme! We've been spoiled with some fantastic themed projects. How about a textured landscape on canvas, inspired by those beautiful Venetian rivers? So the theme this month is Italy and I have a confession. One of the most significant people in my life is Italian and I … Continue reading Powertex canvas, an Italy inspired landscape

Bister Mister Spray Tray

A crafter can never have too much storage and what is nicer than decorating your own?  I'm making quite a few bits at the moment in an effort to make my tiny weeny art space more colourful and more organised.  My latest piece is done with Powertex. I made the kit up and then coated … Continue reading Bister Mister Spray Tray