Altered Mixed Media Luminaries Ruchi Gupta

Hello crafters, its Ruchi here again!! Hope you all had a great Diwali. Festivities are time to catch up with your friends and family and as Diwali ushers in New year, it is time to restart and renew your life and home. We all clean up our houses and bring in new stuff around this festival. Similarly, I too accumulated loads of stuff that were ready to be disposed off. But being a crafter throwing stuff always is a painful process and I invariably try 'best out of waste' projects from them. Read more...

Altered Planner Cover using Tinted Metallic Paints

Hello friends This is Suman here and it is a pleasure to be back with an inspiration using Little Birdie's newly launched Tinted Metallic paints. These Tinted Metallic paints can be used on multiple surfaces. These are water based and permanent. The non-toxic paints are great for adding shimmer to all your projects. They provide perfect coverage with an almost opaque finish. Perfect for jazzing up home decor, mixed media, craft and DIY projects. It is also possible to layer them and tint them Read more...

Princess and the Dragon layout with Itsy Bitsy Stamps

Hello Friends , Sharada Dilip Acharya here. Glad to be doing a guest post for Itsy Bitsy today. As a Scrapbooker and Stamp enthusiastic I have always loved stamp sets that go hand in hand with the themes for my scrapbook albums.  Recently  Itsy Bitsy added a few more designs to their Clear stamp collection which I am using  for today's creation. This stamp set is called The Princess and the Dragon. I am a big fan of such lovely stamp sets and almost all my girl theme creations Read more...

Add that Patina Effect with Little Birdie Tinted Metallic Paints

Hi to all the crafters , This is Ruchi Gupta here!  Today I am sharing a project which I created for Itsy Bitsy using their recently launched Tinted Metallic Paints and featuring the same on their blog as a guest designer. First and foremost my heartfelt thanks to Rashmi Harish for thinking of me and Anitha Mallesh for organizing the delivery. I am extremely happy with the results achieved and was pleasantly surprised by the supremely smooth finish and the shine which these paints have. The Read more...

Faux Gilding with Mont Marte Metallic Leaf

Hi Friends Suman Pandit here, Today I want to share with you a festive alteration using the Metallic leaf and Alcohol splash from Itsy Bitsy............The metallic leaf treatment can be tried on any surface, be it metal, glass, plastic , terracotta or ceramic. Metallic finishes and gilding can add glamour, shine, richness, and patina to your decorative painting projects. Use sheets of Mont Marte metal gold, copper and silver leaf to accent furniture/ painting/texture/patterns and surfaces. Here Read more...

Layouts with itsy bitsy handmade flowers by Daksha Papat

Hello! Crafty friends, Today I am posting two layouts as a GDT post for Itsy Bitsy....but before that, first I want to say thank you to Rashmi and Anitha of Itsy Bitsy for sending me beautiful flower kits. When I saw those flower kits.. I immediately thought of using them in layouts...so here I am.. I have made two layouts keeping in mind...one for my daughter and one for my son. Layout for my daughter:     Closeup view of the flowers.   Clear crackle Texture effect  Closer Read more...

Mixed Media with Texture Triangles

Hello Friends! This is Tanvi with another brilliant product from Itsy Bitsy - the TEXTURE TRIANGLES Texture triangle is an awesome tool to use for adding various texture effects to your mixed media projects. Creating horizontal, vertical, chequered, zigzag, fan, criss cross or other patterns of your choice is so easy with these texture triangles. This is a three-sided tool & available in two variants. One triangle helps create fine lines & the other is useful for stripes & Read more...

Fun with New Shades of Chalk Paints!- 2

Hello All! Continuing my inspiration for the Itsy Bitsy blog, today I have some more projects using the new shades of Chalk Paints. First up is an old tray which I refurbished. 1. To begin, clean & sand the tray.   2. I intend to retain the distressed look of the tray but with the new Chalk Paint shade - Muted Teal. For this, first paint the tray in black.   3. Once dry rub a candle randomly at places you want to distress. 4. Next paint the tray with Muted Teal Chalk Read more...

Embellishing Projects with Handmade Flowers

Namaste guys, Its Ashmita here!! Itsy Bitsy is one of the oldest craft store in India and they have always been known for their pretty handmade flowers! I was really very excited when I was approached by them to do a GDT post!! These flowers I have here are awesome!! Just loved the colours and the textures! I have created 2 projects and used the Itsy Bitsy flowers to embellish them and I am in love with them!! Look how beautiful this altered chest of drawers looks after embellishing Read more...

Art Tools Restoration Project

Hello everyone, Rashmi Tater here, The most used of our tools are our brushes and we happen to replace them every now and then! None of us really wish to part with those creative tools which act like our magic fingers...Agree? Most of you must have agreed. So, today I am  here at the ItsyBitsy blog as a GDT and I am  going to create a salvage project focusing on RESTORING  the much loved brushes. The newly launched, paper crafting medley (Olivia ) and the Alcohol splashes have been Read more...