Author Archives: Wobette

About Wobette

I am a Baker I am a Maker and I live in Bristol Come and Join in the Fun

Here’s One I’m Making – Upcyclying an Ikea Box (Pt1)

6 or 7 years ago I bought a couple of packs of round cardboard boxes from IKEA called Gaddad. I have most of them left over and they have been calling out for Powertex. The cardboard is covered in fabric … Continue reading

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Here’s One I Made – May The Force Be With You

I don’t have many reasons to make cards for small people,  so I like to have a bit of fun when I get to play. The smallest member of a Star Wars mad household is just about to turn 2 … Continue reading

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Powertex – Upcycling Storage pt5

Part 1 – Preparing the box  Part 2 – Handles and Lining Part 3 – Stone Art Embellishments Part 4 – Adding the Detail One of the best moments when making something out Powertex is when you start to dry … Continue reading

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Powertex – Upcycling Storage Pt4

Part 1 – Preparing the box  Part 2 – Handles and Lining Part 3 – Stone Art Embellishments Having decided on  vine or rambling rose embellishment theme for the box. I wanted to “ground” them so they didn’t look like … Continue reading

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Powertex – Upcycling Storage pt 3

Part 1 – Preparing the box  Part 2 – Handles and Lining I have said a couple of times recently that I love using Stone Art with Powertex. When you mix equal parts of any colour Powertex with Stone Art … Continue reading

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Powertex – Butterfly Venetian Mask

As I have said recently, the Powertex kits are very generous and I have got three masks from two of the Venetian Mask kits.I had two aims for this mask, one was to use some of the embellishments to form … Continue reading

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Powertex – Upcycling Storage pt2

Part One – Preparing the box One advantage of creating in this weather is that it dries quickly. The next step was cut the handles, I wanted to double up on the strength so I used the off-cuts from the … Continue reading

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