Star dreaming inspiration

By Annette Smyth Hello everyone. I wonder, is there such a thing as star dreaming? I hope you are having lots of adventures in this lovely weather we are currently experiencing. One of the things I love at this time of year is being able to sit out in the warm evenings under clear skies … Continue reading Star dreaming inspiration

Powertex Small Art Doll

Loving the Powertex Art Dolls by Annette Smyth Art doll There are times in your life when you get so excited about starting a new art project that everything else just gets put on the back boiler. That's exactly what happened when I got my hands on one of the new Powertex small art doll … Continue reading Powertex Small Art Doll

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

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Powertex mixed media – Fiona Potter

Wow can you believe it's the end of another year. What a year we had with the best, hottest, longest summer the UK has had in a good few years. If you have been following me on social media you will know that I've had quite an astral year and to end the theme I … Continue reading Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Powertex mixed media – Fiona Potter

How to build an alternative statue ……..

Hello everyone, Annette here...... I hoped you've all had a stunning Summer and are ready for an awesome Autumn. My challenge this month was to create a statue representing the star sign Virgo......mmm that certainly made the old brain cells fizz.  SO......Virgo is represented by the virgin carrying wheat and she is an Earth sign. … Continue reading How to build an alternative statue ……..

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)