Welcome to the newly revamped B. Powers Designs website!  I'd like to thank Nancy Flowers Mangs of Wild Berry Websites for doing such an amazing job with this website.  It has been a fun and educational process and as always, whether it's a craft process or editing a web page,  I enjoy learning something new!  Next up perhaps will be to improve my photography skills.  I am finding it a challenge to provide great photos without shadows and reflections, but I will keep trying! At the last minute, upon hearing the news that our local [...]

June 29th, 2020|

Learn the Art of Marbling

Currently, I am learning about and practicing marbling.  Traditionally, marbling was used in decorative book binding as early as the 12th century in Japan (called suminigashi). I am having fun experimenting with marbling on all kinds of surfaces including wooden bangles, terra cotta pots, cork, fabric and even glass patio lights!  Putting my own twist on an ordinary object and creating one of a kind handcrafts provides the perfect creative outlet and produces some gorgeous results! I look forward to sharing my creations with you as I master this ancient art. […]

May 18th, 2020|