Art Tools Restoration Project

Hello everyone, Rashmi Tater here, The most used of our tools are our brushes and we happen to replace them every now and then! None of us really wish to part with those creative tools which act like our magic fingers...Agree? Most of you must have agreed. So, today I am  here at the ItsyBitsy blog as a GDT and I am  going to create a salvage project focusing on RESTORING  the much loved brushes. The newly launched, paper crafting medley (Olivia ) and the Alcohol splashes have been Read more...

Mixed Media with Texture Triangles

Hello Friends! This is Tanvi with another brilliant product from Itsy Bitsy - the TEXTURE TRIANGLES   Texture triangle is an awesome tool to use for adding various texture effects to your mixed media projects. Creating horizontal, vertical, chequered, zigzag, fan, criss cross or other patterns of your choice is so easy with these texture triangles.   This is a three-sided tool & available in two variants.  One triangle helps create fine lines & the other is useful for stripes Read more...

Crafter in The Spotlight 60

Hello arty-crafty folks, Thursday is here again and it’s time for me to introduce you to yet another talented crafter. This week the limelight is on Charu Jain, who is originally from Sewagram, Maharashtra, but now, is settled in Bangalore. Charu is a self-taught traditional artist and holds a degree in Microbiology and a diploma in Interior Designing. She has always been interested in art and craft and thinks it runs in her genes. How did Charu get into crafting, what inspires her, Read more...

Paper Crafting Medley- A Crafter’s Delight

Hello Crafty folks,  I received the Paper Medley- Olivia from Itsy Bitsy. I was pleasantly surprised, thank you team IB for the same. This is my first Guest DT post ever. I would like to thank Rashmi  and Anitha for the opportunity.     My creations with Paper Crafting Medley - Olivia I have seen a lot of posts using chalk paint, but wondered  how it would work as a wash. Took a small amount of Sailing Sky and watered it down. As you can see, the background which is a Monte Read more...

Layouts with itsy bitsy handmade flowers

Hello! Crafty friends, Today I am posting two layouts as a GDT post for Itsy Bitsy....but before that, first I want to say 'Thank You' to Rashmi and Anitha of Itsy Bitsy for sending me beautiful flower kits. When I saw those flower kits.. I immediately thought of using them in layouts...so here I am.. I have made two layouts keeping in mind...one for my daughter and one for my son. Layout for my daughter:     Closeup view of the flowers.   Clear crackle texture effect  Closer Read more...

Crafter in The Spotlight 59 – Itsy Bitsy

Hello arty-crafty folks, Thursday’s back and so am I, with this week’s Crafter in the Spotlight. It’s Aparna Suresh who is going to share her story with us this week. Aparna has always been passionate about art and calls ‘craft’ her new found love. She holds a Masters degree in Fine arts, which reflects her fervour for creative endeavours. Indian Vintage is Aparna’s favourite and she loves paper cutting and creating designs for her own charms. How did Aparna get into crafting, Read more...

Mixed Media Canvas …Try, Try, Try again ……

Hi friends, Suman here,         Today I am sharing a mixed media canvas with you using the Color Splash and Gold Alcohol Splash sprays.         I really struggled with this one and tried many a times to work on this canvas. I will show you some picturess of my trials and failures with this one...... First time I created some texture on the background and added some random found objects like a plastic spoon, electronic parts, a plastic lid, dried paint brush and Read more...

Revealing the New Itsy Bitsy Design Team

How time flies!! Half of 2017 is already over and we have enjoyed it thoroughly till now watching, learning and soaking up ideas that our DT members shared every week all these months. It’s been exciting, memorable & and fun to see all the unique and innovative creations and the various techniques that they shared. Thanks to all our lovely DT members Angela Jose, Juhi Khanna, Suchismita Chatterjee Dutta, Roshini, Suman Pandit, Sharada Dilip Acharya. We really appreciate the way you inspired Read more...

A Makeover with Handmade Lucinda Blush

Hi Ladies, I am back at your favorite Itsy Bitsy blog today to show you the gorgeous handmade flowers from Itsy Bitsy store.The IB team was generous enough to send me these new entries to the store to try and I am loving every bit of these.  I have used Lucinda Blush flower set to give a fresh look to this metal clock.Another great launch by the store are the Burlap doilies (these are round burlap doilies with laminated back). Since these are laminated at the back you can even use color Read more...

Winners – Itsy Bitsy Challenge 6# -2017

Dear Crafters! Thank you all for the wonderful creations you linked to our June  ITSY BITSY CHALLENGE#6 -2017  It is always hard to pick winners from so many beautiful entries but finally we have the results of this month's challenge.         The TOP 3 selected by the DT & in no particular order are :                                Pooja Sharma No - Entry no -   11                                                                     Read more...