All About Little Birdie Gel Mediums

Hi Friends, Suman here!  Today, I am going to explain about Little Birdie’s newly launched Acrylic Gel Mediums. Gel Mediums work like Glue but not like the white Glue. There are different types of Gel mediums and the difference is to do with : A) Viscosity, i.e. the thickness of the Gel medium. : This has two variants …. (i) Soft Gel Medium great for collage making, gel transfers and gluing light papers and embellishments. (ii) Heavy Gel Medium for gluing thick heavy elements Read more...

The Girl in the Frame- Mixed Media Layout

Hello everyone! Lisa here with my next creation for Itsy Bitsy. Used lots of lovely Itsy Bitsy mixed media products on this project to add lots of different textures. This is a 12 x 12 inch piece what I am calling 'The Girl in the Frame'. I started with ripping a piece of 12 inch Textured White Premium Cardstock  in to strips. I then glued the strips to the centre of a 12 inch square piece of grey board with Craft Glue. I continually kept on overlaying Read more...

Colours of Spring – Mixed Media Layout

Hello everyone, Pooja here Today I am sharing a mixed media layout inspired by the colourful mood of Spring! I hope you will find it inspiring to make  something for this month's challenge have a look...this is what I made! Let's take a look at the step by step process: I took a navy blue cardstock and applied gesso on it. 2. Thereafter I applied Little Birdie Soft Matt Acrylic Gel. 3. Did some stamping with Versa ink using different stamps and used Wow embossing powder Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight Priya Mishra

 Hello arty crafty folks! You must be waiting eagerly to hear from another talented crafter this week in “Crafter in the Spotlight”! This time, I have brought you the story of Priyadarshini  Mishra, a passionate crafter from Mumbai. Priyadarshini hails from Odisha and now lives in Thane with her family. She is  a full-time homemaker and loves paper crafting and altered art. Her passion for crafts started with Quilling, when she unintentionally discovered this particular craft form Read more...

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...