Demo of the Rotary Cutter to Make a Shop Card

Folks, as promised in my previous post, here is the tutorial on how to make a shop card using a rotary cutter. I have given you a detailed walkthrough on how to use the cutter, replace the blades and create an adorable shop card with it. Hope you find it useful.Also here are the templates for the canopy and the 3D shop counter. My card size is 4.5" by 6.5" so both these templates will complement this card size. For both the designs, the dotted lines are for scoring and the straight lines are for Read more...

A Shop Card with the Rotary Cutter

A few days ago, we launched the rotary cutter with mat at our store and I thought I'd take some time to  describe it's mammoth potential. It's a cutter ideal for a crafter with space constraints and who doesn't yet have a cutting mat for her craft work. It comes with a handle and 3 blade options - straight, large wave and smaller wave. I used the large wave blade to make this shop card for my cousin who just had a baby girl.I've seen shop cards on the Internet and I love that cute striped canopy Read more...

The Winner of our Stamping Bundle Candy is…

If you haven't read about it on Facebook, then read about it here! We had a draw at our Banashankari store for the winner of our stamping bundle candy and the lucky winner is Nandini Karmarkar! Woo Hoo!! Hip Hip Hurray and Yipppeee for her!!!!!We should point out that Nandini along with 16 other bloggers heavily supported our Diwali sale by placing the ItsyBitsy banner on the top of her blog and consequently got 5 additional entries for the draw. It certainly paid off because her name was pulled Read more...

The ItsyBitsy New Range of Foam Boards

We recently launched a new range of general craft items - Foam Boards and I wanted to dedicate a post to these delightful pieces. They come in a full sheet of and also a convenient A4 size. To give you an idea of their potential, here is a project our team of crafters over at ItsyBitsy put together. Isn't it marvelous!Imagine school projects, holiday projects and other general craft creations you've struggled with as you mould the ever temperamental thermocol. These foam boards are literally a dream. Read more...

The ItsyBitsy Christmas Range

My fellow crafters... have you had a look at ItsyBitsy's new range of Christmas embellishments? They are just FANTABULOUS!!! So many options, so very cute and so so Christmassy!!! I got my hands on them last night and by 3am I had made 12 tags. I planned to use pattern paper and stamps and what not but I realized these little 3D stickers were all I needed. Have a look at my collection of Christmas gift tags! They are all about 3 inches tall.  I've got Santa's and snowglobes, penguins and poinsettias, Read more...

The Magic of Spellbinders

As you may know, ItsyBitsy recently introduced Spellbinders Dies at the store. Spellbinders can very easily be called the very best dies in the world and we're stocking 48 wonderful options. They come in a variety of different designs and have fabulous capabilities - you can cut, emboss and stencil with them making them extremely versatile and giving you great value for your buck. In keeping with our Two's Company theme this month, I have made a card and envelope both using the Spellbinders Kaleidoscope Read more...

The ItsyBitsy Christmas Creation Photo Contest

It's the season of gifts and giving and there's no better occasion to offer free stuff and celebrate that Christmas time. So we at ItsyBitsy are very happy to say that we have a brand new contest for all our fabulous crafters. The ItsyBitsy Christmas Creation Photo Contest.The campaign is only on Facebook and you can click here to participate. All you have to do is submit your best Christmas creation and then get your friends to vote. The picture with the most votes is going to win a fantastic rotary Read more...

Winners of the ItsyBitsy KISS Challenge

 Folks! We had 115 entries - 115 truly outstanding entries and it took us 4 days to evaluate them properly and we're happy to say that we have chosen our winners. The challenge was to Keep it Simple and Sweet so the winning creations are the ones stayed true to the essence of this diktat.So without further delay our two winners are - Hussena for this gorgeous single layered creation and Anusha Vamsee for her gorgeous embossed/ distressed card. We are totally in awe of your work! Hussena - by just Read more...

The ItsyBitsy Two’s Company Challenge

Crafters! Once again we had a stellar response to our Kiss Challenge. 115 entries! Fabulous work! We were also thrilled to see a number of first time bloggers/ challenge entries on the list. That makes us very happy as the goal of this entire exercise is to bring out the crafter in just about everyone!Now on to our next challenge. I'm sure you'll agree that good things so often come in pairs - like mom and dad, ice-cream and cones, birthdays and parties etc. So in honor of the power of 2, we are Read more...