The Busy Hive Magnet

Hi Folks, Welcome to another Itsy Bitsy Craft Tutorial. Today we are going to make this super cute beehive magnet with little busy bees! A great weekend activity or a perfect gift JSupplies:Yellow Cardstock (A4 or 12”x12”) – 1 sheetOrange Craft FoamYellow Pompoms (8-12mm) – 3 pcsBlack Chenille sticks – 2 pcsWhite Pollen/Stamen- 6 pcsTempera Paint – BlackSilicone Glue or Craft GlueGoogle Eyes - 1PairMagnet Here’s How: Cut a piece of cardstock – 13.5cm Read more...

Flip Flop Octopus

Good Morning Everyone!! Welcome to another Itsy Bitsy Tutorial! Another fun-filled tutorial for kids and anyone young at heart. Kids will just fall in love this cute little octopus. With eight swinging arms, big google eyes and a such a friendly smile, what's not to love?It’s very easy to make and a perfect craft to do with young kids. Not only will the kids enjoy making it; once made, it has some serious potential to become a favourite toy! So let’s get started. And you only need following Read more...

Oil and Chalk Pastels on paper – Part 2

Hello again! This week I will be continuing my post on using pastels on paper.Chalk pastels are the simplest form of soft pastels that contain more pigment and less binding material ( like oil in oil pastels).Hence giving out brighter colours as compared to oil pastels.Chalk pastels,as they are very dry and chalky, tend to leave behind a great amount of  dust after writing just like how the blackboard chalks do. So having them in the form of a pencil not only makes our lives easier, it can also Read more...

Oil and Chalk pastels on paper – Part 1

Hello Everyone, This is Pooja here and I am back with my third art tutorial for Itsy Bitsy! This time I will be talking about using soft oil pastels and chalk pastels on paper. I will use both black and white paper to show the effect of both media.Part- 1 : Oil pastels on white paper:Oil pastels are usually buttery and contain more oil content, so they can be blended more easily either by hand or with a neutral colour pastel. Oil pastels work great on good textured paper, for a smoother blending Read more...