Mixed Media Butterfly Folder

Hello lovely crafters, Lisa here with my creation for Itsy Bitsy. For this creation I decided to decorate a grey board folder.  Grey board is a fantastic base to work on, as it is strong enough to take numerous layers of different mediums. The size of the folder is just a bit bigger than an A4 with a front over-flap which wraps around the front of the folder. So, here is my finished creation... And this is how I did it.... First I painted the folder, both front and back with Little Birdie's Read more...

Mixed Media Winged Compass

Hello lovely crafters, Lisa here and welcome to my post for the Itsy Bitsy design team. I have been playing with loads of mixed media products including lots of lovely chipboard pieces. Here is my finished creation for which I will share a step by step tutorial with you today. Firstly, I cut a piece of board approximately 8 inch square to work on. I chose it, as I needed a good sturdy background which could take lots of mixed media products and textures. I first covered the background with some Read more...

A Floral Layout with Thin Cut Dies and Irregular Dots

Hello lovely crafters!! Lisa here with my latest creation for the Itsy Bitsy Design Team. And all I can say is WOW!! Itsy Bitsy have done it again! Their own brand Little Birdie has released 15 new designs of Thin Cut Dies and I have been playing with the Embellished Boot set. In this set, along with the gorgeous embellished boot, comes a lovely selection of leaves and flowers. And here is what I did... So, first of all I added a thick layer of 2 in 1 Mixed Media paste through the Irregular Dots Read more...

Caged Heart- A Keepsake Sculpture

Hello lovelies, Lisa here and welcome to my post for Itsy Bitsy. I have been playing with the gorgeous Little Birdie Chalk Paints again for this project. They are stunning to work with, so smooth and a really nice thickness for good coverage. I decided to try something new and design a sculpture piece. So, I started with a glass coaster, polystyrene ball and a 3D cardboard heart. I glued them together then wrapped them with masking tape. (The masking tape is better to work on than the polystyrene Read more...

I Just Wanna Make Nice Things

Hi lovelies. Lisa here with today's post and I am so happy that I get to have fun and play with a selection of Itsy Bitsy's stunningly gorgeous  products, which are growing by the minute. The team is concentrating on the beautiful Chalk Paints which are just awesome and are available in a rainbow of colours. So... here is what I created.... I chose an 8" x 8" piece of greyboard to work on as I needed a sturdy background to add lots of lovely Itsy Bitsy mixed media products to. I covered Read more...

‘Live Every Moment’ Decoupage Tray

Hello lovelies. Lisa here with my newest creation for the Itsy Bitsy Design Team. For this project I kept my focus on the gorgeous Itsy Bitsy decoupage papers. The hardest part is choosing which of the papers to use as there are so many different designs and they are all stunning!! I chose the Timeless Beauty decoupage papers. There are 4 A4 sheets in the pack with two designs and two sheets of each design. I also wanted to use the Little Birdie "Live Every Moment" Primed Chipboard and I thought Read more...

Decoupage Paint Box with a Vintage Essence

Hello everyone, Lisa here with my most recent creation for the Itsy Bitsy design team. This month we have been looking at the stunning Itsy Bitsy decoupage papers. There is a fabulous range of excellent quality decoupage papers on the website, a whole collection of beautiful colours, patterns, themes, vintage,  vibrant... to suit everyone's taste. For my project I chose to work with the A4 Butterfly Chronicle decoupage sheets. Here is my finished creation. Here is the step by step 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...

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...