Succulent Platter – My Happy Place, Decor Piece with Embossing Texture Paste

Hello friends, Vaishali here,  on the blog today. Hope everyone is crafting great !!! Today's project is an extension to my last creation - Decoupaged Candle with Embossing Texture Paste effects.  The beautiful candle needed an equally beautiful base for display....and that brought in the idea of creating a platter for it, which would also work as a center piece for the table !!! Little Birdie's handmade succulents available at  Itsy Bitsy have always been on my wish list...So the next thought 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...

Decoupaged Tote Bag – Fabric Decoupage with a Twist

Hello my arty, crafty friends, Hope you all are doing great. Vaishali here today!! I am super excited about sharing this fabric decoupage project with everyone.  Many of you must have explored decoupage on fabric. When working on a fabric surface, one medium that I find  interesting is ' Fabric Stiffener'. This wonderful product from the store has various uses and I have used it in some unique ways in my creation. I have a step wise picture tutorial of this Decoupaged Tote Bag, so Read more...

Smile Spreads Brightness…. An Altered Mason Jar Lamp with Thin Cut Dies

Hello friends....Hope all are doing great !!! Vaishali here, greeting everyone  with a big smile ....and yes there is always a reason to smile !!!  I choose to face whatever comes my way with a smile and be the reason to bring smiles as well on other's faces....... 'spreading brightness and happiness around' ....my mason jar expresses exactly the same!!! I had a  mason jar lying at home with a  broken lid and was no longer in use. It definitely had a second life though, with many makeover Read more...

Peacock Eden- Adding Depth to Decoupage

Hello everyone...Hope you all are crafting  great !!! Vaishali here on the blog today. I completely enjoy decoupage and  its always great to explore new ways of using this craft technique. Most of us know about various mediums used for mixed media. Modelling paste and texture paste are widely  used mediums to create textures. In my creation, I have used modelling paste to give depth and dimension to the otherwise flat decoupage work..... Here is a step wise  picture tutorial to explain Read more...

All About Chalk Paint Techniques- Creating Awesome Backgrounds

Hello friends ....Hope everyone is creating  bright and colourful projects with the new happy colours of Little Birdie chalk paints around. The current monthly Blog Challenge is also about new Little Birdie Chalk Paint shades. Do enjoy playing along just as I am enjoying working with them! Honestly bright colours are not my comfort zone, but doing something that's not you.... always brings a new learning and excitement! Today's post is about different techniques that can be done with chalk paints. Read more...

Happy HOME…Decor with Chalk Paints

Hello friends, Vaishali here on the blog today. Hope everyone is doing great!! The title of the creation expresses my feelings, being on the Itsy Bitsy design team ...I truly feel at home and a its a Happy Home indeed!! Itsy Bitsy has recently launched some beautiful bright chalk paints. Chalk paints from the store are loved by all crafters and now there are happy bright colours added to the range. I am sure everyone will enjoy using them.  I have played with the  New Chalk Paint Colour - Read more...

Transferring Images on Different Surfaces with Photo Transfer Medium

Hello everyone, hope you all are doing great ! Vaishali here and I am happy to be writing today about a wonderful technique -Photo Transfer also known as Image Transfer !! Yes indeed its's transferring your imaginations, memories and creating  beautiful treasures from them..... I have done photo transfer on various surfaces, like metal, glass, wood , fabric and chipboard, using Little Birdie's recently launched Photo Transfer Medium.  All the recently launched Little Birdie products at Itsy Bitsy, have Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge # 14

Hello friends .....Hope everyone is crafting great ...... This is Vaishali here and I am glad to announce the 14th Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge! This time the challenge is about using Little Birdie  Decoupage  Papers....Yes indeed one of my favourite products from Itsy Bitsy. Create any project using the recently launched Decoupage Papers which come as a set of 4 sheets in a pack.(2 Designs X 2 Sheets). It's must to use these papers in whatever you decide to create. Share  your projects with us, Read more...

Down the Memory Lane- Reverse Decoupage

Hello everyone,  Vaishali here Hope all of you are doing great. Today's post is about one of the most interesting  aspects of decoupage ....Reverse Decoupage !!!! Reverse - the word made me visit moments  down the memory lane.....the lovely childhood days and vacation times !!  It's this time of the year when  in most parts of India the kids have summer holidays in schools and mason jars at homes are filled with sour raw mangoes and tamarinds. This is an opportunity to engage in some naughtiness....sneak Read more...