Key holder with ribbon and drape fold techniques in decoupage

Hello arty-crafty friends! Hope you all are doing well. As you know, this month we have 'Home decor' as the theme for the blog challenge and our DT members have done amazing projects to inspire you. Please visit the blog to check these projects. To keep you motivated, I have also created a home decor project today. I was planning  to do a key holder from long time and this month's newly released beautiful decoupage paper designs inspired me to create this. In my earlier post, I tried lace Read more...

Mini Canvas Decoupage Wall Clock

Hello crafty friends! Daksha here today at the Itsy Bitsy blog! Excited to start my second innings with Itsy Bitsy. For this post I wanted to make something very special which I was planning to do for long time.  A new release of decoupage papers really gave me a kick start for this project! Let's start with the creation and its detailed step by step instructions.  For this project I have used 12 pieces of 3"*3" mini canvas and the base is  3/4" thick plywood in 14"x14". Step-1:  Read more...

Decoupage Home Decor with Faux Wood Effect and Lace Work

Hello crafty friends! DT Daksha here with my 2nd post for this month and the last post for this DT term. These six months went so fast. I'm so happy to get this chance to inspire and learn a lot in return. I want to say thank you to all my crafty friends who liked my work and appreciated it. Today I am here to inspire you with a decoupage home decor piece with faux wood effect and lace work. Now, let me explain the step by step process. #1 : I have taken a 12" round MDF base. On Read more...

Decorative Envelopes with Little Birdie 3D Pearl Drops

Hello crafty friends! Daksha here! My today's post is with Little Birdie 3D Pearl Drops. This month  Itsy Bitsy's blog challenge is all about Little Birdie 3D Pearl drops. You can create anything featuring these lovely pearl colours. You will find many inspirations right here at the blog by me and my DT friends.  Here is my take on the 3D liquid pearls. After much thought I tried to do something which I haven't done from long time.. As I love to make cards and envelopes, I decided to do that. Read more...

Mixed Media Candles With Little Birdie Metallic Wax

Hello crafty friends! I am DT Daksha here with my second post of this month. As you all know that this month Itsy Bitsy's home brand Little Birdie has launched metallic waxes. I have made mixed media candles using Thai clay and metallic waxes today. Here is the step by step instructions for these mixed media candles. #1-First I have prepared my candle base using glue. Then prepared all the clay embellishments using Little Birdie Thai clay and moulds from my stash. Next, I stuck all the clay Read more...

‘Fairy Garden’ Mixed Media Mini Album

Hello crafty friends! It's DT Daksha here. For today's DT post I have made a doorway to the 'Fairy Garden' mini album with mixed media effects. In the recent months Itsy Bitsy store has introduced Little Birdie's Metallic  Wax in  some wonderful colors and also some new paper packs. I have used them in today's project. Before I begin with the pictorial, I must say these waxes are amazing and super easy to use. You can see beautiful wax color effects on my texture base.  As usual this Read more...

‘Spring Blooms’ With Sculpture Paste

Hello crafty friends! For today's post I have a project using Little Birdie Sculpture Paste. This Sculpture Paste is a decorative plaster for sculpture painting, 3D flowers and relief art. The paste is ideal for 3D designs, holds formations like thin petals and finer details well. Can be used with stencil, best applied with palette knife. It's water based. For best results, allow it to dry naturally (do not force dry with a heat gun). After complete drying, you may apply varnish on the project Read more...

Vintage Decoupage Box with a Touch of Mixed Media

Hello arty-crafty friends! Daksha here! For today's post I have decoupage watch box with a touch of mixed media. I did decoupage box after long time and I wanted something different, so here it is. Step by step instructions First I gave a coat of white gesso and then gave two coats of white chalk paint to the box all around. In between, I sanded with a sanding block to get a smooth finish. I made these Thai clay flourishes in advance as they need 24 hours to dry. I have Read more...

Alcohol Markers – Tips and Techniques

Hello atry-crafty friends! DT Daksha on the blog! I am sharing tips and techniques of alcohol markers today.  In my DT kit I got 9 colored AC Moore alcohol markers and a colorless blender. I will show you how to use those in different ways. You can get these AC Moore markers at Itsy Bitsy stores and online. AC Moore alcohol design markers : •These are dual tip alcohol markers • Quick drying, dye based alcohol markers • non-toxic • one broad nib for thick strokes and Read more...

‘Serenity’- Mixed Media Glass Lamp with Craft Cement

Hello arty-crafty friends! As you all know this month Itsy Bitsy blog challenge #19 is all about  Little Birdie Craft Cement! You can make anything with this wonderful product. For more details please click HERE There are amazing videos on how to make various craft projects with cement  all over Facebook and Youtube. So,  you have lot of inspiration and  ideas available for making some wonderful and cool stuff with this amazing product. The DT team also has some fantastic ideas to keep you Read more...