My Journal Page – At the Beach

Hi All, Nupur here with one of my journal pages. I am super excited to share what I did on one of my journal pages with watercolors . Take a look below: Lets see how I did this beautiful scenery which is simple yet very appealing! I did this on Little Birdie's 440 gsm cold pressed journal available at Itsy Bitsy. When we say cold pressed, it means the paper already has some texture/ teeth on it. This journal is just amazing!! 440 gsm in itself is very thick paper, so its absolutely Read more...

Beachside- Watercolor Painting

Hi All, Nupur here today with another painting of mine, have a look at the painting below. Did you observe the tiny clouds, sea water changing its shades, the merger of sand and water on the shore, trees and all those small elements? So lets get started.... I first drew the sketch of few basic elements I needed in my painting, on my Mont Marte 190gsm A-3 size paper (190gsm is fine if you are planning to have 3-4 layers of watercolor) Now I started with the sky, I first pre-wet Read more...

A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi friends, Saadia here today! Sharing with you a mixed media canvas. I hope you like it . Let's start : I glued pages from an old book to my 8x10 inch canvas. Then I mixed Texture Sand with 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied it to the canvas through a stencil. Covered the canvas with diluted white gesso. Next, I cut a crescent shape from chipboard and glued surgical gauze with gel medium. Stenciled a design with a mixture of 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and Texture Sand. Applied Read more...

Watercolor Birdie

Hello All, Nupur here Hope you all are doing good! Let's paint a birdie today ....after all creative arts is the best therapy that allows the mind to express, explore, reduce stress and  and improve ones emotional well-being! You need not be extremely talented or an seasoned artist to receive the benefits of painting....just start with something and you will finally get there! Today, we will paint a bird sitting on a tree. Below is an image of how the final outcome will be. So lets Read more...

A Rustic Mixed Media Project on Canvas

Hi Everyone, Saadia here: Sharing with you a rustic mixed media project today. I have used lots of heavy elements in my project. The Heavy Gel Medium by Little Birdie Crafts is ideal for gluing heavy objects. Little Birdie Crafts- Heavy Gel Medium: Transparent, flexible, extra heavy body acrylic gel medium Can be used to glue heavy objects in mixed media projects Extends volume, viscosity and density of acrylic paints along with increasing brilliance and transparency Read more...

Dancing Jellyfish in Watercolor

Hi All, Nupur here today, Hope you all are doing good and crafting is making your life more fun and colorful. I am here again to share with you all another page of my journal. This page is inspired by my recent scuba diving where I spotted and discovered many underwater creatures and was completely mesmerized by the beauty of Jellyfish. Have a look at this Journal page of mine. I used Little Birdie's Art Journal 440 gsm and Mont Marte half pan set. Before going further I want to 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...

Celebrating World Watercolor Month with Art Journal

Hello All, Nupur here So let me start with telling you people something about myself. I am  a journal addict, when I say addict I really mean it! So, be it my flight, train or even a long drive, I always have my journal with watercolor set and some of my brushes with me. But I hardly show my journal to anyone, its something really personal to me. However this time I decided to share a page of my journal with you all. (Its all because of my love for Itsy Bitsy) By the way...have you tried 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...

Water Colour Painting with Gum Arabic

Hello All.... Nupur here and this time I will be showing you how to use Little Birdie's newly launched Gum Arabic. People who do frequent water-coloring must be knowing, how important gum Arabic is to create a master piece in watercolor. And thanks to Itsy Bitsy for launching this in India. This gum Arabic is of excellent quality and I can vouch for this. So lets get started..... Gum Arabic comes in a chunks, so what you need to do is take a airtight container and add 5-6 big chunks Read more...