Bookmarks for the Summer

First off, from all of us here at Itsy Bitsy, here's wishing you a very Happy Easter! Hope the festival  brings you  much joy and celebration. I wanted to share a project I made for the young readers in our life. Schools are wrapping up and the kids are free for the summer. As we parents frantically search for ways to keep them occupied, I started thinking what better occupation is there than reading? And what better way to get them interested in reading than with some crafty bookmarks:Using Read more...

Rosette Cupcake Toppers! With some Cupcakes!

My son's school year came to an end this past Wednesday and we all went to collect the report card from his teachers. My son is just 4 years old, which is why I am always hugely grateful to his teachers for looking after him all year. I thought a nice gesture would be some homemade cupcakes and nothing is more fun than adorable little cupcake toppers to accessorise them. So here's what I made. Here's a look at the actual toppers. I decided to do paper rosettes in different sizes with vibrantly coloured Read more...

Easy Paper Basket by Dr Sonia

Hi friends Dr Sonia here from Cards ,Crafts & Kids Projects .Sometimes life just gets too busy for crafting and I struggled for ideas and time for this Guest DT post for Itsy Bitsy. But then I thought most of us go through such times and I thought I would share a super simple project which can be whipped up in minutes when we are short of time!I followed the tutorial for this accordion style Paper Basket and even though Origami is actually not my cup of tea this is a an easy project to makePaper Read more...

Fun with Stencils

Itsy Bitsy has a great range of stencils - almost 40 designs and using them you can create extremely original and beautiful cards or other projects. I recently got my hands on the Border Stencil set and as you can see I really went to town with them. Here's my first card:The border stencil has a line of tiny circles which are great for formulating perfect little dots on a card. I used some Fabrica 3D glitter and with the help of the stencil created this design on the left side of the card. Isn't Read more...

The Fishing Game – Guest post by Shruti (ArtsyCraftsyMom)

Games provide important skills for young children plus they are fun too. They also help teach children necessary life skills, such as cooperation, critical-thinking and motor control. Its amazing what you can make when you have the right materials. I love making easy DIY games with Lil P. We have made simple icecream catching game, the snakes and ladders and many more. Not only are DIY games low cost, they give children a sense of achievement. Here is an easy project for you to try at home. You'll Read more...

Buttons for a Little Princess!

Itsy Bitsy is now stocking a fabulous range of buttons. There's the fashion buttons from the world renowned Jesse James range and there's the multicraft buttons which come in oodles of colors and sizes in a convenient little pouch. All these are on sale this week - 20% off - so naturally I had to stock up. And when I got my hands on the adorable Jesse James Baby Girl set - there was only one project in my mind - 'pinking up' my little Kyra's dress top and frilly socks. And here's the final result!The Read more...

A Scrapbook Layout Full of Flowers

I'm doing a baby scrapbook for a friend's niece and one of the important occasions in the pre-delivery period is a ceremony called Kupadhi. I have made a layout to commemorate this function and my objective was to provide space for as many photographs as possible. At the same time I wanted to use some of the delightful Itsy Bitsy glitter florets I have in my stash so the end result is this - A Scrapbook Layout Full of Flowers!!I started it out with one of my all time favorite pattern papers from Read more...

Crafting with the DCVW Card and Envelope Sets

Die Cuts with a View is an American scrapbooking and card making brand and they come up with the most gorgeous pattern papers to add beauty and style to all our projects. But did you know they also have card and envelope sets to make gorgeous projects with a readymade base? I recently got my hands on 2 such sets - one from the DCVW Linen pack and the other from the Mariposa Pack. Here's a look at the cards I made, before and after. This card is from the Mariposa pack and it's all about butterflies. Read more...

A Scrapbook Layout with Ribbons, Doilies and Flowers!

Scrapbooks are a great way to preserve memories for years to come. There are a variety of popular layouts but by far my favorite is an off center frame surrounded by embellishments. I've been conceptualizing this arrangement for some time in my head and finally it took shape. I started with an adorable pattern paper from Itsy Bitsy and created this ribbon grid effect using the Sew Ribbon tool. The Sew Ribbon tool makes ribbon lacing SO easy and I completed this frame in no time. Then I got to work Read more...

Celebrate Women’s Day with the Itsy Bitsy 20% discount sale!!!

We are super thrilled to wish all our lovely followers and friends a very Happy Women's Day. We're so thrilled in fact that we have launched a 20% discount on all our products STORE WIDE!!! It's just for this week so hurry! Start shopping and crafting now!!! Visit www.itsybitsy.in or head over to any of our stores in Bangalore and New Delhi. The sale is on EVERYWHERE!!We would love for you to share this happy news with the visitors to your blog as well! So you can add the image above to your side Read more...