The craft show on Friday was great and I bought my red tape – 10 rolls for £4. I didn’t get the inks and I didn’t go mad and buy lots of things, but I have to confess I did buy some more……..
…….. stamps. I couldn’t resist these stamp sets from Hobby Art. Two sets of sentiment stamps and a shell themed set
I also discovered another project which fascinated me greatly – it’s called Powertex and after taking part in their workshop I decided to buy one of their starter kits.. The only other items I bought was some drawing gum (I want to try out some of the techniques Sheena Douglas has done on C&C) and some cello bags, so I think on the whole I was very good.
Here is a photo of the finished project I did with the Powertex which is basically a fabric hardener and if you use 100% natural materials and leave it for three weeks it becomes weather proof.
I have been collecting the tubes from the inside of our dispensing labels for months now with the aim of gluing them together and using them as a starting point to create a ‘canvas’ – the Powertex I think is going to be just the thing to bring my one of my ideas together. My work colleagues have been wanting to know what I was going to do with them so hopefully soon I can actually take something in to show them. I also discovered another use for them yesterday evening while browsing through a magazine but I need to keep that a secret for a while yet. One of my work colleagues calls me a modern day Womble as I try to recycle different items which they would just throw away, combined with the fact that I take in cakes they think I would be Madame Chalet LOL.