Beachside- Watercolor Painting

Hi All, Nupur here today with another painting of mine, have a look at the painting below. Did you observe the tiny clouds, sea water changing its shades, the merger of sand and water on the shore, trees and all those small elements? So lets get started.... I first drew the sketch of few basic elements I needed in my painting, on my Mont Marte 190gsm A-3 size paper (190gsm is fine if you are planning to have 3-4 layers of watercolor) Now I started with the sky, I first pre-wet Read more...

Fly High – Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone, This is Gayatri here today with a mixed media canvas as an inspirational post for this month's blog challenge. Mixed media is not my forte, but more experiments I do with it, the more I am loving it!! ( just as my friends had suggested. Let me get into my project for today.  I have used a Mont Marte 7" x 5" canvas  as my base. I applied Little Birdie Embossing Texture Paste using the cobble circle stencil. I allowed the texture paste to dry naturally.  I Read more...

Memories Which Last Forever – A Mixed Media Project

Hi friends, Saadia here today on the blog, I will be sharing a mixed media project with you. Let's start our project: I cut a heart shape from a MDF board  and glued pages from a book to it. Next, I mixed Texture Sand with Little Birdie 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied through a stencil. Covered the heart with diluted white gesso. After that, I colored the heart with Alcohol Splash sprays and Color Splash sprays of my choice. Glued embellishments and covered them with Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight Priyanka Bhutara

Hello arty crafty friends! The festive time of the year has arrived. Hope you all are enjoying the joyous month’s and having delightful crafting experience. Today in ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’ I bring you the story of a passionate crafter Priyanka Bhutara, who is settled in Bangalore. Priyanka is a software engineer and an aspiring artist. Her love for arts and craft rekindled due her kids’ interest in crafts. She loves experimenting with different crafting styles and likes working with Read more...

Mixed Media Card

Hi All, Nupur here today, Lets take a look at what I made! Yes, its a mixed media card, with lots of texture and an embossed frame and more... Let us take a look at how I made it. I used cardstock and a pattern paper from the Cottage Lace paper pack. I embossed the smaller cutouts of cardstock with the help of an embossing folder. And colored them with distress ink. In the lace pattern cutout, I applied heavy gel medium through a stencil that gives the look of pebbles. Added Read more...

Candle Decoupage Adding Special Effects with Embossing Texture Paste

Hello friends, Vaishali here on the blog today. Hope all of you are doing great! Today's post is very special to me as I am sharing my first craft video tutorial with everyone.  I am grateful to each one of you for showering so much love and support to my blog posts and appreciating the content shared in the step wise picture tutorials.  Hoping that you will enjoy my video tutorial and  find it useful as well. With the upcoming festive season, candles make a great gifting option. Today's Read more...

Own Your Dreams – A Mixed Media Journal

Hello everyone Pooja here! As you know the theme of this month's blog challenge is to create anything with Embossing Texture paste. Today I have come with  an inspirational project that's created with Embossing Texture paste and Alcohol Splash. I have created this mixed media project in Little Birdie's mixed media art journal. Have a look at the end result! Process: 1. I have chosen the corrugated page from Little Birdie's art journal to create my composition. 2. I have done Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight Priya Gajjar

Hello arty crafty folks! It’s so exciting to read interesting stories about our creative friends week after week. Today, I have Priya Gajjar telling us about her fascinating journey in “Crafter in the Spotlight”. Priya is an ardent crafter from Pune, who currently resides in Surat. Priya was drawn towards art and crafts since her childhood. She resorted to saree painting at a very young age and since then crafting has been a part and parcel of her life. She teaches arts and crafts to underprivileged Read more...

A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi friends, Saadia here today! Sharing with you a mixed media canvas. I hope you like it . Let's start : I glued pages from an old book to my 8x10 inch canvas. Then I mixed Texture Sand with 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied it to the canvas through a stencil. Covered the canvas with diluted white gesso. Next, I cut a crescent shape from chipboard and glued surgical gauze with gel medium. Stenciled a design with a mixture of 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and Texture Sand. Applied Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge 17

Hello Crafty Friends, Hema here today with you all . You guys  must be waiting excitedly for the next Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge. I think few of you would have guessed it already what the next challenge is all about. Yes, it is anything that goes with Little Birdie's Embossing Texture Paste. They are so versatile that you can use them in cards, mixed media or any other project….. Can’t wait to see what you make with them…so without much ado…I am happy to announce our Challenge #17 Read more...