Love Birds – A Perfect Card for Valentine’s Day

Hi friends, DT Henriette here and today I'm sharing a card I've made with the Pretty in Pink paper pack.  This paper pack is perfect for your  upcoming Valentine's Day projects. To embellish the card I used 'chipboard birds'. First I covered the chipboard with gesso and after drying I colored  it with alcohol markers and painted the cages with gold paint. I love how the gold paint looks on the birdcages!! For the cardbase I used pink cardstock. It's a long card, about 21 Read more...

Valentine Theme Tags

Hi everyone, Henriëtte here today sharing tags with a Valentine theme with Little Birdie Prety in Pink paper pack. Here are the supplies I used to make these tags. First I've cut out 4 oval from white cardstock. Then I used a smaller die to cut out the patterned paper from the Pretty in Pink paper pack.  This paper pack contains 12 beautiful patterns which are perfect for your Valentine themed projects.                           I also used the sentiments in Read more...

Felt Heart Garland

Hi, Henriette here Today I am sharing a felt heart garland with you. I've made this in a Valentine theme but you can also make one for a nursery for example. Itsy Bitsy store has many colors of felt available but for my garland I used hot pink, light purple and soft pink felt sheets. I made 9 hearts, 3 of each color. To cut out the hearts you can use a paper template or heart shaped dies. With a blanket stitch I sewed two pieces together using embroidery thread in a lighter color Read more...

Merry Christmas! Decorate Your Tree with DIY Baubles

Hi, DT Henriette here today. First I would like to wish you  very Merry Christmas from all of us here at Itsy Bitsy. I hope you're having a wonderful time.I've decorated our tree with a few DIY Christmas Ornaments from the Itsy Bitsy shop. They are very glittery and festive and also available in many colors. Here is a step-by-step photo tutorial on how to assemble these baubles. There is also good instructions in the package. First I've tied a knot at the end of the golden string and pulled Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge #11

Hi, arty-crafty friends!  Henriette  here to announce the 11th blog challenge 2017!     Theme – Anything goes with any one of these  Itsy Bitsy’s Christmas embellishments or paper packs. Here are some guidelines to participate: Submission can be any project featuring one of the above embellishments or paper packs. Turn off word verification to enable us to leave comments. Entries can be submitted until 12th January  2018 In order to submit Read more...

Clean and Simple Cards

Hi, DT Henriette here today sharing some easy to make CAS (clean and simple) cards. Here is the first card. For this card I used the new cute Princess and dragon stamp set. First I made the white top layer of the card. I used a cloud chipboard as a template and traced the cloud shape on white cardstock and cut it out. Then I stamped the castle in the left corner and colored the image with alcohol markers.   I also stamped the dragon on a scrap piece of white cardstock, Read more...

Sky’s the Limit

Hi, crafty people, Henriette here! Today I am sharing some more cards featuring one of the new stamp sets from Itsy Bitsy. Have you ever been on a hot air balloon flight? I have not and probably will never do that because I'm afraid of heights.  I feel okay in an airplane but being high in the sky in an open basket, No thanks!! So instead I look at them when they fly by and make cards using the new hot air balloons clear stamp set and the Aquarelle paper pack. For my first card I cut Read more...

Thanks a Latte You’re Tea-rrific

Hello friends, DT Henriette here today sharing some more inspiration using one of the new Itsy Bitsy clear stamp sets; the Donuts and treats clear stamp set. I've created two gift bags with this set, one for tea and one for coffee. I found these ideas for the gift bags somewhere else and then added my own touch!! First I made the tea bag holder which also has a little box inside for chocolate. I cut a piece of white cardstock 7 x 30 cm and scored at 12.5 and 17.5 cm. For Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge #9

Hi, crafty friends! Henriëtte here to announce the 9th blog challenge 2017!     Theme - Anything goes with any one of these   Itsy Bitsy's brand new Clear Stamp designs Clear Stamps - Donuts And Treats      Clear Stamps - Jungle Birthday Clear Stamps - Fintastic Birthday Clear Stamps - Princess And Dragon Clear Stamps - Tropical Birthday Clear Stamps - Llama Birthday   Here are some guidelines to participate: Submission can be any project featuring one Read more...

Card, gift box and brooch

Hi, DT Henriëtte here today sharing three matching projects; a card, a gift box and the gift, a 'Brooch'. I've taken a lot of pictures while making these items, so grab a cup of tea or coffee because it's gonna be a long post. Let's start with the card. I've used the wonderful cross stitched oval dies and the beautiful paper from the paper stack "Happy Birthday". I've put foam tape between the layers. For the card base I used white cardstock  and made a card which is 12.5 Read more...