Happy Halloween!!! Fun and Easy Kids Costumes

Today is Halloween so Happy Halloween folks! Here in India, we don't celebrate it much but we are aware how big it is overseas and the heat is catching on. Of course the key ingredient is the costume so I decided to get a bit crafty with it.I found this fabulous idea on Spoonful.com which not only provided the steps but also included a super template. I added a few tweaks here and there. For example, I replaced the red and black felt with card stock - far easier to find and work with. I also replaced Read more...

Calvin & Hobbes Wall Art for a Fun Kid’s Room!

As you know, ItsyBitsy is a Hobby and Craft Supplies MEGASTORE so if your hobby extends to art and painting, then this is your definitive destination for all things arty! So when I wanted some wall art for my kids' room, I figured I'd best do it myself and with ItsyBitsy around, it was easy peasy!The MontMart range at ItsyBitsy is extraordinary! You've got literally EVERYTHING - from brush sets, to paints, to mediums, to canvases to easels. I decided to go with acrylic paints on a canvas background Read more...

Diwali Cards with Stencils and a Video Tutorial

It's a happy and festive time of year! Diwali! North, South, East or West, all over India, everyone is happy during Diwali! Whether it's the sweets, or the gifts or the new clothes or family time or my personal favourite - teen patti - everyone loves Diwali! ItsyBitsy loves Diwali too! They've got a range of really fabulous Diwali Stencils, designed to help you make professional, thematic and very stylish Diwali cards.For this card, I used the Diwali Flower Pot part of the stencil along with embossing Read more...

Winners of the Itsy Bitsy Pretty P Challenge

Folks! We are here with the winners and finalists for the ItsyBitsy Pretty P Challenge. This time we changed the methodology a bit. We invited all your fabulous entries and then opened the gallery to audience votes. The judges made their choices after considering the audience feedback as well as the number of Ps that were incorporated in the project. Bear in mind that audience feedback was not the sole deciding factor, it was used to help choose a winner.So without any further delay, here are your Read more...

Floral Hairbands for your Little Princess with a VIDEO TUTORIAL

As some of you may know, I have 2 little children. My son Dhruv is 4 and my daughter Kyra is 2. When I was expecting Kyra, I was really hoping for a little girl, one that I could doll up with pretty dresses, hair accessories and shoes. I was thrilled when she was born and began the dolling up almost instantly. But it is only now, when her hair has really grown long that I can devote my time to her hair accessories. I once did some hair clips using ItsyBitsy supplies which you can see here. This time Read more...

A Travel Scrapbook Album Packed with Photos!

I'm still in the process of putting together my holiday scrapbook album. If you want to see the first post which is the cover and binding method, click here. Now I will be sharing some of the pages of the inside of the album. Each page is dedicated to a different country that we visited and the 2 pages I am showcasing here are of Italy and Greece. So as you can see from the picture above, this is the Italy page. The base paper is a lovely gold theme from the DCWV Tradewinds stack. I found an extremely Read more...

The Anything Goes with ItsyBitsy Challenge

Folks, it's the 15th of the month and time for a brand new challenge here at ItsyBitsy. As you know ItsyBitsy is India's number one Hobby and Craft Supplies Megastore and we have literally over 15000 products to choose from. So your challenge this month is to create anything you like as long as it includes a product from ItsyBitsy. The challenge name is 'Anything Goes with ItsyBitsy because with ItsyBitsy, you can make almost anything!!! As always there will be two categories - Jewellery Making and Read more...

The Latest ItsyBitsy Store in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi

If you're in New Delhi you will be happy to know that ItsyBitsy opened its latest store in Lajpat Nagar last weekend. It was an exciting day for the ItsyBitsy family as we extended out chain to six stores in India. Crafters, well-wishers, friends and shoppers all dropped by to explore our aisles of craft, to say hello and to enjoy fabulous discounts!!As with all our stores the Lajpat Nagar store has a fabulous bead bar with a fabulous range of beads enough to delight any jewellery maker. The best Read more...

Baby Shower Party Decorations with Itsy Bitsy

Those of you who have been following my last few posts know that I have been immersed in planning my dear friend Sowmya's birthday party. I made the party invitations in the shape of a diaper which you can view here, the take-away gifts in the shape of a baby bootie which you can view here and now it's time to share the decorations for the party. Once again ItsyBitsy proved to have everything I needed making the entire event quite thematic and pretty. My first order of business was a wall bunting Read more...

There’s Still Time to Play in our Pretty P Challenge – Get Inspired with Baby Shower Party Favours

We're running a fun challenge this month called 'The Pretty P Challenge'. You can create anything you like as long as it has at least 2 of the four Ps - Pink, Pearls, Pattern Paper and Posy. A friend and I were hosting our dear friend Sowmya's baby shower today and I decided to create party favours keeping the Pretty P Challenge in mind. So what did I create? A party favour box, shaped like a baby shoe and filled with yummy home made chocolates!!!Here's a look at the shoe by itself. I used some lovely Read more...