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...

Cute Mini Photo Album

Hello friends! Gayatri here, back with another inspirational project for the challenge this month. The new Little Birdie 'Thin cut dies' are so fun to play with that I can't get enough of them. Today I have made a cute mini photo album which is only 4" x 4" and made from a single sheet of 12" x 12". You can make this for birthday/ anniversary/ or any occasion with few pictures of cherished moments. So without much ado, let me get into how you can make this. Take a 12" x 12" cardstock Read more...

ItsyBitsy Blog Challenge #16

Hello crafty folks, Gayatri here. You 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 Birdies 15 new Thin Cut Dies. 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 #16 .....make anything with the Newly Read more...

Smell The Sea…. A Canvas with Chalk Paints

Hello atry-crafty folks, Gayatri here with another inspirational project with Little Birdie Chalk Paints. Today I have gone out of my comfort zone and tried something new.  All our DT members are so talented that they have inspired me to try something new. So, this time I tried my hands on a mixed media canvas. I used chalk paints to create the background. The more I work with chalk paints, the more I fall in love with them . They dry quickly and give a matte finish. Little Birdie has such Read more...

Upcycled Glass Bottle

Hello friends, Gayatri here! Today in my project an old bottle gets a makeover!! I upcycled a honey bottle into a home decor. I first cleaned the bottle well and applied 'Lemon Chiffon' chalk paint. I gave  it two coats to get a good coverage. (when applying two coats, allow sufficient time for the first coat to dry before applying the next). I cut the required portion of the design from the decoupage napkin - 'Forest Flowers'. I glued the napkin using Little Birdie Decoupage Glue. I Read more...

Friendship Forever – A Mixed Media Card

Hello friends, Today I am sharing a Mixed Media card, efforts of my tiny steps in mixed media. I have used Little Birdie's recently released Embossing Texture Paste for creating texture and it is really addictive to see the paste develop texture under a heat gun. I wanted to make a tall card,  so the dimensions are 8" x 4.25". I took another panel which I trimmed 1/8 of an inch smaller. I laid the script stencil on the panel and applied 'Frosty Fizz' Embossing Texture Paste. I allowed Read more...

Vintage Decoupage Pen Holder

Hello arty-crafty friends, Gayatri here! Today I am sharing a simple decoupaged pen holder as my DT project for Itsy Bitsy. I have used the A4 Decoupage Papers from Little Birdie. Before I start with my project, I would like to share my views about these decoupage papers. The papers are 70 GSM in thickness and this makes them sturdy as well as pliable. It is very easy to work with and you hardly get any wrinkles if you are careful. I generally love to work with decoupage napkins because they are 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...