Faux Gilding with Mont Marte Metallic Leaf

Hi Friends Suman Pandit here, Today I want to share with you a festive alteration using the Metallic leaf and Alcohol splash from Itsy Bitsy............The metallic leaf treatment can be tried on any surface, be it metal, glass, plastic , terracotta or ceramic. Metallic finishes and gilding can add glamour, shine, richness, and patina to your decorative painting projects. Use sheets of Mont Marte metal gold, copper and silver leaf to accent furniture/ painting/texture/patterns and surfaces. Here Read more...

Cards featuring new Little Birdie Embossing Powders

Hello there, lovely craft-y people! I am here today to share my thoughts on Little Birdie's latest embossing powders in Clear, Silver, and Gold, which I recently used on a bunch of cards--10, to be precise! I had planned for more but had to leave the rest for another post or the pics would weigh this page down. I made three sets in all (4+4+2). Later in this post, I have step-by-step pictures for two sets of cards. Hope you find them useful! I did bumble about a little at first because Read more...

Steampunk Goddess by Suman Pandit

Hello All, today we have an extremely talented blogger & crafter on our blog, Suman Pandit! Suman absolutely loves Indian motifs and Handicrafts. Mixed Media, Altered Art and recycling is always big on her list. Hope you enjoy reading 🙂 Over to Suman. Hello, everyone! This is Suman here. I am really thrilled to be here on the Ity Bitsy blog as I love all the products that Itsy Bitsy carries, I also love their commitment to social causes and making substantial contribution to Read more...

A MM Style Name Plate

Hello dear crafters , Diwali is approaching and we all are looking for ways to surprise our loved ones especially by making DIY Stuffs and I'm super happy to be on the Itsy Bitsyblog, drafting this post  today for 2 specific reasons! No. 1 being,  I was able to finally finally finish a long due project for my home sweet home . No. 2 The Project turned out better than I expected! thanks to the wonderful supplies from Itsy Bitsy (it's loved and adored by every one at home ) Hope You Guys Read more...

Let’s paint Abstract Ganesha for this Diwali!

Hello lovely people... Charu here Diwali is just round the corner and you all must be busy with Diwali preparations .....not to forget the Diwali shopping!! I am sure there is no one who hasn't started  Diwali preparations. I simply love the spirit of Diwali and how people engage themselves in beautifying their homes, sending sweets and gifts to their loved ones. Since no celebration is  complete without invoking Lord Ganesha, Diwali is no exception either, so why not paint an abstract Ganesha Read more...

Chalk Paints on Glass! A step-by-step tutorial..

Hi friends! I've been noticing that many of you have started playing around with Itsy Bitsy's newly launched Chalk paint shades! It's pretty cool and addictive, ain't it? Well, it is definitely for me 🙂 My love for these paints continues and am sure it's not gonna stop! So, I worked on a glass bottle today using a few of these colours and I'd love to share a tutorial with you all.. Here's the bottle which I worked on! Okay, let's start working on it now.... Step 1: We'll first Read more...

Layouts with itsy bitsy handmade flowers by Daksha Papat

Hello! Crafty friends, Today I am posting two layouts as a GDT post for Itsy Bitsy....but before that, first I want to say thank you to Rashmi and Anitha of Itsy Bitsy for sending me beautiful flower kits. When I saw those flower kits.. I immediately thought of using them in layouts...so here I am.. I have made two layouts keeping in mind...one for my daughter and one for my son. Layout for my daughter:     Closeup view of the flowers.   Clear crackle Texture effect  Closer Read more...

Mixed Media with Texture Triangles

Hello Friends! This is Tanvi with another brilliant product from Itsy Bitsy - the TEXTURE TRIANGLES Texture triangle is an awesome tool to use for adding various texture effects to your mixed media projects. Creating horizontal, vertical, chequered, zigzag, fan, criss cross or other patterns of your choice is so easy with these texture triangles. This is a three-sided tool & available in two variants. One triangle helps create fine lines & the other is useful for stripes & Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight

Hello arty-crafty folks, Thursday is here again and it’s time for me to introduce you to yet another talented crafter. This week the limelight is on Nidhi Mittal, a crafter born and brought up in Haryana who has made Bangalore her home for last 10 years. Nidhi started exploring her creative flair since childhood and encouragement from her near and dear ones kept her motivated always. Itsy Bitsy is Nidhi’s and her son’s favourite one stop craft shop. She loves recycling, sketching, doodling Read more...

Planning for a Tropical Get-Away

Hello friends~Kathy here with a little sneak peak and inspiration using the new Itsy Bitsy tropical themed clear stamp set. Its great for personalizing your planner/agenda/calendar. Where I live, decorating planners is very popular right now...so I thought I would give it a try...and guess what? I love doing it! Who knew that having a "to do" list could be so much fun?  Even though we are leaving summer behind here and heading into the cooler weather of the fall season, sometimes we all just Read more...