Black and White and Pink – A Dramatic Card

It's time for some drama peeps and nothing is more dramatic than the color combination of pink, black and white. So I put together a little card using these colors. It doesn't slide, explode or stand up but I'm pretty kicked with the way it turned out. And with Teachers Day just around the corner, I thought it would be a perfect way for my little boy to show his appreciation for his nursery 'Aunty'. If you're an avid crafter like me, you probably spend a great deal of time scouring YouTube for craft Read more...

Sunflowers and Die Cutting

So my little girl Kyra is turning one next week and I've been busy crafting my head off for her birthday party. The theme is sunflowers and I've managed to incorporate the theme quite substantially in the entire event. The birthday invitations, decorations, thank-you cards and take away gifts are all embellished with sunflowers. And I couldn't have done it without my Big Shot and some super dies.Sunflower  InvitationsThis was the invitation card. I kept it fairly simple considering I had to make Read more...

An Exploding Box Card

An exploding box is a great variant to a traditional card. From the outside it looks like a present or gift box but then when you open it, you're in for a lovely surprise - photos, messages and other personalized notes. My mother-in-law's birthday is this Friday and I thought this would be great way to wish her as well as share some timeless photos.At first glance, it looks just like a gift. The idea is that we give it to her as if it is her birthday present. Then when she opens it, she'll be treated Read more...

The ItsyBitsy Anniversary Sale

We're so kicked to announce that our anniversary sale is on right now - from today the 16th of August to the 24th of August 2012! We recently had a store wide sale and a number of our loyal fans expressed their disappointment that the Internet shoppers were losing out. So we are rolling out this sale just for you, the online shoppers. We've got massive discounts on a number of items so if you're looking to stock up on our supplies, there is no better time that right now!Have you been eying an embossing Read more...

The TriColors are Quite Beautiful – Aren’t They?

The ItsyBitsy challenge this month is all about the TriColor and if you scroll down, you will see a number of submissions, all showcasing just how beautiful the tricolor is. I think the best thing about it is that individually the colors - saffron, white and green don't really mean anything but put together, they mean so much, to all of us.So for my sister-in-law's birthday which is on the eve of Independence - the 14th of August, I decided to wrap her gift with these colors. And I had the best time Read more...

Emboss your Card and Make it Stand Apart!

Embossed cards can really take your craft project from one level to another. If you have a die-cutting/ embossing machine then you will probably want to stock your craft corner with loads of dies and embossing folders. You will soon find out (or probably already know) that these can really burn a hole in your pocket. Which is why ItsyBitsy started making their own Embossing Folders. At just Rs. 199 a piece, they are affordable and offer an excellent finish to your cards, scrapbooks, boxes and mini Read more...

The ItsyBitsy TriColor Challenge

Crafters! It's the month of August and this year we have more than one reason to be patriotic. Of course it is the month of our nation's independence and what better way to celebrate and sanctify the occasion that to spend the month crafting with the tricolor. Second the summer Olympics are taking place as we craft. Let's cheer our boys and girls out there in London by creating unique and original tricolored craft projects.So to kick things off, I created a card with the tricolor pallette. My sister-in-law Read more...

Winners of the ItsyBitsy Craft Flowers Challenge

We are thrilled with the response to our first mainstream challenge - the ItsyBitsy Craft Flowers challenge. We had 23 fantastic entries which displayed the creativity, versatility and talent among our crafters here in India. It was no easy feat choosing the winners and here's the criteria we used while evaluating the creations:Creativity - after all you had to create something other than a scrapbooking or card layout which demands creativity.Finish - how clean, neat and complete your project looked.Applicability Read more...