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Sharing my Projects Using Powertex – A fabric hardner which you can have a lot of fun with

Powertex – Signs and Symbols (Pt2)

Part One – Preparing the board After letting the base coat of Powertex dry, the next step was to pick a theme for my door plaque. I resisted my natural urge to steampunk it up and went instead for keys. … Continue reading

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Powertex – Signs and Symbols (pt 1)

Just before Christmas,  Mr BMB happened to remark how much signs with door numbers cost… as he was thinking about buying a new one. Buying… BUYING?!?? We had a short but, err, productive conversation about the waterproof properties of Powertex before I presented him … Continue reading

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Powertex – Upcycling an IKEA box (pt 2)

Preparing the box I can pinpoint exactly when I started to become a mixed media artist, it was hearing Leonie on Hochanda one day say that Mixed Media is about layers. I have already added Powertex EasyStructure through a stencil, … Continue reading

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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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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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