Peacock Craft – guest post by ArtsyCraftsyMom

For January's guest post I wanted to do something symbolic of India .. and my thoughts were drawn to the gorgeous peacock - The National Bird of India. I had made a peacock earlier with my craft class , This time though I wanted it to be more magnificent and regal ..  I searched my supplies and found a good stash of craft goodies.. Googly Eyes, Sparkly pipe-cleaners, Feathers  big & small , Glitter sheets, shiny sequins, Foam sheet & craft sticks.I drew out a large 8 shaped cutout from Read more...

It’s Time for Some Dazzle and BLING!!

One of the things I love most about ItsyBitsy is the fact that you can get so many crafty products under one roof. Whether you're into embroidery or paper craft, jewellery making or clay modelling, painting or quilling, you can be sure you will find everything you need right here. I got this idea into my head to do a Dazzle and Bling project for my friends' birthday. I specifically wanted a big crystal pendant to dangle from an oversized bow and of course, the Blue Moon glass pendants at ItsyBitsy Read more...

Little Darlings – go girl go card by pooja

Hello there ! Pooja here with you today to share a cute card I made using the lovely Little Darling stamps available now at Itsy Bitsy !I will be sharing a lot of new stamping projects for Itsy Bitsy readers.  Hope you are as excited as i am about this 🙂 I totally enjoyed making this card  I have used some white cardstock for the base, on which there is another layer of Pattern paper.There are a lot of beautiful paper packs and single 12 *12 design paper sheets available at Itsy Bitsy do Read more...

Fun Kids Projects with Craft Rolls

I have 2 small kids and being the crafter that I have, they are constantly asking me to make things for them. I don't think of myself of much of a kids crafter but every now and then I get inspired and create something. My son is turning 5 and we're throwing a Dinosaur party for him. As I hunted online for party ideas, I came across a set of craft binoculars. I thought, what an awesome project to try out and given that ItsyBitsy has a whole range of craft rolls, I figured it would be easy to accomplish Read more...

Distress Inks make Wonderful Vintage Projects

In case you don't already know, ItsyBitsy has just launched Ranger Distress Inks in-store and online. These ink pads are just fantastic to create a fabulous distressed feel to almost any project. Of course there are a wide variety of techniques you can try out with distress inks but for my first Distress Ink project for the ItsyBitsy blog I decided to focus on the ink distressing.So I decided to make a vintage themed card with a coordinating envelope. I had recently picked up the Spellbinders Ornate Read more...

Winners of the ItsyBitsy Make it Festive Challenge

Folks! We are here with the winners and finalists for the ItsyBitsy Make it Festive Challenge. This time we continued with the new methodology. We invited all your fabulous entries and then opened the gallery to audience votes. The judges made their choices after considering the audience feedback but  bear in mind that audience feedback was not the sole deciding factor, it was used to help choose a winner.So without further delay here are your winners. For the first time the audience top picks Read more...

The ItsyBitsy Picture Bingo Challenge

Folks it's time for another challenge here at ItsyBitsy and this time we've decided to make it a Bingo Challenge. Our spin on it? It's a picture bingo and as with any Bingo game you can create anything you like as long as you follow any of the rows, columns or diagonals. Of course, you can create something using everything as well!For each category you are not compelled to use ItsyBitsy products, we'd love it if you did but you don't have to do it - for example if it is pattern paper, you can use Read more...

Going Clean and Simple with Butterflies

I wanted to do a CAS card today incorporating a new Butterfly trim I picked up from ItsyBitsy and as usual I went a little overboard. Now that it's done, I cannot honestly say my card is CAS i.e clean and simple. That said, I love how it turned out, filled with butterflies in the soft romantic hues of passionate purple. I used the ItsyBitsy scoreboard to create the diagonal line embossing on the left corner of the card. It's really easy, just score on the reverse side every quarter inch or half Read more...

A Stamped Calendar – Part 2

I'm back with Part 2 of my Stamped Calendar project. Here I've done another 3 pages of the calendar. To see my previous project click here. These six pages have all been replicated for the latter half of the year so with this, my calendar project is complete. Once again I have used some more stamps from the new range of Clear Stamps over at ItsyBitsy. These are all designed by the ItsyBitsy team so they are indigenous Indian-made stamps. I'm personally so proud of that and additionally just love Read more...

Celebrating 2014 with a Stamped Calendar – Part 1

For almost any crafter, making a calendar is one of the main ways we celebrate the new year! Am I right or am I right? Anyway this year I thought I would make a stamped calendar - that is a calendar with a lot of stamps. ItsyBitsy has just launched a fantastic new range of acrylic stamps that are literally to die for. They are all designed and manufactured by the ItsyBitsy team and the variations are just fantastic!In this blog post I am going to be sharing 3 of the pages of my calendar which will Read more...