Mixed Media Art Journal- Tree of Strength

Hi Everyone.......Hema here with you all today...!! Today I'm sharing an art journal which I created with Little Birdie's recently launched thin cut dies.  I wanted to share this tutorial just to show you that even with minimal products you can create a project with an essence of mixed media.  So without much ado....I will run you through the process here...... Step1: To begin, I  added textures to the journal page with Little Birdie Mixed Media Paste, using it as gesso and Grainy Texture 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...

Creative use of Grainy Texture Paste in Mixed Media

Hi friends, Ruchi Gupta here, I am back as a guest designer again with yet another blog post. This time, I would be talking about creating some coloured pastes from Little Birdie's Grainy Texture Paste. The paste is quite versatile and I am sure till now most of us have used this to add texture to our projects. Today I am going to make colored texture paste and use them as a coloring medium for my mixed media project. Hope you find the step by step useful. I have included a video but do excuse Read more...

Live Your Dreams – A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi Everyone, Saadia here, Today, I am sharing  a mixed media project with you. I hope you like it. Let's start : I used an 8x10 inches canvas panel by Monte Marte, as my substrate. I covered it with Little Birdie 2 in 1 Mixed Media paste. I applied the paste through a  Little Birdie stencil. Next, I glued my embellishments with Heavy Gel medium - Matte. I glued the flowers with hot glue gun to save time. After that, I covered everything with White gesso. This gesso is 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...

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...

Mixed Media Journal Cover with Embossing Texture Paste

Hello everyone, it's Pooja here today in the blog. Today I am here to share another of my mixed media projects. I have come with a tutorial of  how I created my mixed media art journal cover. Also, this project is more about texture and less embellishments. You can see how  Little Birdie  Embossing Texture Paste is enough to create awesome textures! But before I begin....have a look what we are going to learn in this post. Process: First, I did done some stencil work with Grainy Read more...

A Small Mixed Media Altered box

Hello everyone, Pooja here Today I am going to share a mixed media altered box with you all. I am sure many of you have this kind of empty boxes, like jewellery boxes, watch boxes etc. This project is simple and easy to make altered project. I am sure you will find it inspiring and worth giving a try! Here is a picture of my altered box....Have a look!!   Tutorial: 1. I have used an empty small, black box which is made of hard cardboard. I did some stencil work with Little Birdie Read more...

Mini House with Little Birdie Succulents

Hello everyone Pooja here, Today I am sharing my special project  handmade mini house with Little Birdie range of products. What inspired me to create this project was the cute and beautiful succulents recently launched by Little Birdie. These are so gorgeous that I can't resist myself from using them in my project. When I received them, I decided to make a miniature house with them and here is the outcome. I am sorry that I don't have a step by step picture tutorial for this. This project Read more...

Working with Stencils- Some Basic Techniques

Hi Everyone, Saadia here Little Birdie Crafts has recently launched beautiful new stencil designs and great art and mixed media journals. I thought I should share with you some of the very basic stenciling techniques, these will be useful to those who are new to stencils. I used only one design of stencil in almost all of the techniques. Stencils and stenciling: The stencil is usually a thin sheet of material, such as paper, plastic, wood or metal, with numbers, alphabets or a design cut Read more...