Flowers, Fresh air and Sunshine …It’s Spring!!

Hello everyone, Gayathri here Today I am sharing a project made as an inspiration for this month's blog challenge theme - Spring. For me Spring is all colors, bright sunshine and fresh air.  So here is my card using acrylic stamps from Itsy Bitsy. Here is a step by step tutorial on how I made the card. I took a top folding white card base measuring - 4" x 5.5 " On another piece I die cut a rectangular piece using the cross-stitch rectangle die. I added washi tape on one Read more...

Spring in Bloom Scrapbook Layout

Hello folks...... Hema here today, back with another work of mine for the month! This time I would like to share with you all a Scrapbook Layout for the Spring Mood  and hope you guys are happy sharing your work with us for the challenge. I have used a pattern paper of my choice as the base of my work on this project. I really like a wooden background.  I applied clear gesso first and then added modelling paste run through a stencil which had wood grain pattern. Once heat-set, I added Read more...

Heart and Soul- A Mixed Media Layout

Hi Everyone, Saadia here I want to share with you a mixed media layout today. Little Birdie flowers are so beautiful and versatile. These can be used on scrapbooks, layouts, canvas, cards, home decoration items.  When I saw Little Birdie's  blue and white flowers in the kit , I knew I wanted to  make a layout.  I don't make layouts often. But this time, I couldn't resist myself! I hope you like it. Lets start : I used a 12x 12 inches canvas panel for the layout. Glued book papers Read more...

Down the Memory Lane- Reverse Decoupage

Hello everyone,  Vaishali here Hope all of you are doing great. Today's post is about one of the most interesting  aspects of decoupage ....Reverse Decoupage !!!! Reverse - the word made me visit moments  down the memory lane.....the lovely childhood days and vacation times !!  It's this time of the year when  in most parts of India the kids have summer holidays in schools and mason jars at homes are filled with sour raw mangoes and tamarinds. This is an opportunity to engage in some naughtiness....sneak Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight

Hello arty crafty folks! Once again I am back with the story of another enthusiastic crafter, Nargis Khan in “Crafter in the Spotlight”. Hope the inspirational stories keep you enthused to pursue crafting and share your ideas with fellow crafters. Nargis was born and raised in the ‘Spiritual capital of India’, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. After completing her Software Engineering from Jhansi, she moved to Bangalore post marriage. Currently she lives with her husband and two lovely Persian Read more...

A Touch of Spring; Mixed Media Glass Bottle

Hello everyone. Lisa here and welcome to my first post as part of the Itsy Bitsy Design Team. I have a big interest in mixed media and altered art. I love turning something  that is ordinary or boring into something that is amazing and different with a bit of imagination and fantastic products. So, for my first project, I decided to alter a glass bottle which is shaped like a lightbulb with a cork stopper. You can also get ideas from here to make your 'Spring' theme project to take part in Itsy Read more...

A Hearty Treat- Decoupage with Feathers!

Hi friends! I'm back on the blog after a long break with a new tutorial! Wanted to try out something different with the supplies available at the store. So, I tried using feathers for decoupage and it turned out pretty good just as I'd visualized! This is what a plain wooden box turned into! If you'd like to try it out, please follow my tutorial.... Step 1: First unscrew all the hinges and latches of a box and save them carefully. Step 2: Paint the bottom part of the box (interior) Read more...

Artistic ScrapBook Cover with a Twist

Hello Arty -crafty folks..... Nupur here with another project  that's a little out of the ordinary! Spring for me is colors, flowers and memories. So I decided to make the combination of all these things. I will show you today, how I made my own Scrapbook cover/Album. The twist here is, I used Resin on my own painting and that too on paper!! Below is the final image of what I will be making. I have used all supplies from Itsy Bitsy. So, if you are interested in creating something Read more...

Be You, Bravely- Mixed Media Layout

Hi everyone, Saadia here! I want to share with you, my first project as part of the DT for Itsy Bitsy. I'm so happy and excited to be here. Today I will be sharing a mixed media project with you that has blended textures and some vintage hues. Have a look...   To begin with, I used a MDF board as the base for my project.  I trimmed it to 6 x 10 inches. Applied surgical gauze to it with Little Birdie Soft Gel Medium-Matte. Thereafter I applied Little Birdie Grainy Texture Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight Vidhi Jadeja

Hello arty crafty folks! It makes me feel great to be surrounded with so much of talent and to share the story of so many creative people week after week. This time in “Crafter in the Spotlight”, I bring you the story of an ardent crafter Vidhi Jadeja from Mumbai. Vidhi lives in Mumbai with her family and is a full-time homemaker and a passionate crafter. With a diploma in Fine Arts and a post graduate degree in Commerce, Vidhi always looks for opportunities through creative expressions in Read more...