Fabulous Frames

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 are constructed from […]

Scared Crow Scarecrow!

Designer – 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 this little man as soon as I […]

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 […]

Mosaic Madness

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 […]

Star dreaming inspiration

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 and let my […]

Clown Fish

Hello everyone and welcome to my latest article.   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 dream home is next to the sea with an airy, light cliff top studio looking over the waves and beach – […]

Where do you find inspiration?

Do you find that sometimes your head can be so full of ideas that you have trouble choosing which one to start first. Then there are those times when you just cannot get going no matter what and it is easy to sit in that void. Just think how much more fun it would be […]

Art Dolls

Loving the Art Dolls 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 Template. These three new projects are launched […]

Japanese Cranes

Hello there and firstly may I wish you all a Happy New Year. I hope you had a peaceful Christmas and Santa brought you everything you need. So here we go with a whole new year of creative adventures and to kick it off , I got to use these beautiful bird templates. They have […]

Top Ten Tips for Christmas Crafting

Hello Everyone I don’t know about you but I just love this time of year.  I have Christmas movies and music playing in the background from the beginning of November!! So in the spirit of the season,  I wanted to share some ideas with you on how to get a wintery festive feel into your […]