Little Birdie Matt Chalk Acrylic Paints on Mixed Media Cards

Hello friends  As you know I experimented with the Little Birdie Chalk paints on various surfaces such as Glass, Bamboo and Cardboard in my earlier posts see here and here. For today's post I decided to try the chalk paints on card stock. I took a 6" x 12" piece of card stock for both the cards. For the first card, I used the FROZEN ICE , RAINY DAY  and SNOW and with a stiff brush randomly covered the top half of the card stock.....stenciled with Irregular Dots stencil from the store and BUTTERNUT Read more...

Mixed Media creation with ALTERABLE PHOTO FRAME and Thin cut dies

Hello friends Today I am here to share a creation I made using Alterable photo frame and Thin cut diesThese amazing alterables are whitewashed making it easy for you to decoupage. Colour, embellish, decorate or decoupage to give a contemporary or rustic look, the possibilities are endless. Perfect for DIY projects and home decor.Here is a step by step photo tutorial on how I made this  Mixed Media creation with Alterable Photo Frame and Thin cut diesI started with covering the frame with pattern Read more...

“Once upon a time” mini album in a box feat. Pebbles Homemade stack by Jen Hadfield

Hello, everyone!Here's wishing you a very happy 2017! Hope you are having a creative start to the new year. I am Suchi, here today with my first post on the Itsy Bitsy blog (yay!)--an altered mobile phone case which houses a skinny mini album. This match-box case measures 3.25x7.5 inches--and holds a 3x6 inch mini album with a no-gusset binding.The papers are from the delightful Pebbles Homemade stack by Jen Hadfield. The collection is a burst of peppy mint, peach, mustard, and coral, balanced by Read more...

Elements of Nature- Handbound Book

Hello Friends , Remya here. Today I have a handmade mixed media nature journal to share with you. Am sure many of you here love Books, Diaries, Planners in all forms. Why not make one since we all are such good crafter's. Here is a very quick way to make a vibrant and handy book. Steps taken : I had quite a few colored copier paper which I folded  into half. Next I took 2 handmade paper folded them into half too. Itsy bitsy has a good variety of hand made paper. Try it out , you would Read more...

And we are back with CHALLENGES!

Hello Crafters! Good morning & welcome again! We have some awesome news to share today........on popular demand we are re introducing our challenges! Yes we are back with ITSY BITSY CHALLENGES!  Here are some guidelines to participate. Simple & easy to follow -    ITSY BITSY CHALLENGE#1-2016 Theme - Anything Goes using the Itsy Bitsy LITTLE BIRDIE CHIPBOARD SHAPES Submission can be a card, box, tag, scrapbook layout, decoupage, altered art, home decor - anything as long Read more...

Mixed Media Canvas

This is Tanvi, welcoming you here today!In her previous posts - here & here, DT Lekha used the Itsy Bitsy metallic paints & I knew I had to try them! Was so happy to find them in my DT kit this time! Mont Marte Impasto & Mont Marte dimensional paints are two other products I am using for the first time & will talk about these in a bit.For my post today I am working on a mixed media canvas.After a base coat of gesso on a 8x10 canvas I started working on creating the background. I Read more...

“Home is where I am with you” – A Mixed Media Layout

Hello Friends, Remya here with a mixed media layout. What is mixed media? For me; it is a place where we can use available mediums and embellishments to create something beautiful, which you would cherish. Here a cake base has been recycled. It can be painted using Paint brush and acrylic paints. But this time I tried out Spray paints from Itsy Bitsy. Itsy Bitsy has got a wide variety of spray paints and I chose brown to get a rustic feel. You can see it has Read more...

The Metallic Sheen!!

Hi Lekha here with you to celebrate 9 awesome years of Itsy Bitsy ....lets paint the world in metallic sheen! And you guessed it right...today I will be sharing with you some projects using metallic paints. I used these for the first time and got bowled over by the outcome..these are must haves if you love painting or mix media. Lets get rolling.. My DT kit this time is all about canvas, paints-some very pretty metallic colors,stencils(if you don't know I have a fetish for collecting stencils Read more...

Mixed Media Layout

Hello Friends ,I am Sharada Dilip here , I have a Mixed media layout Pictorial to share today I started with a A4 sized 2mm Chipboard cut it to 8x8 size which I prefer for wall arts I have torn the 12x12 pattern papers randomly and all excited to see how they fall in place Now I have adhered them to the chipboard using decoupage glue and again given a top coat of glue and let it sun dry .Then I have used the stencil along with modelling paste to create the textures I have given it Read more...

Crafter In The Spotlight 9 – Itsy Bitsy

Hello friends!! Itsy Bitsy brings you "CRAFTER IN THE SPOTLIGHT" – a unique way of encouraging and appreciating the talented crafters. We recognize talented crafters week after week, turn the spotlight on them & feature them in our "CRAFTER IN THE SPOTLIGHT"! We love what you talented crafters create & are amazed at each of your unique creations every single day! We love the way you use Itsy Bitsy products & give life to those products.We are delighted to announce this week’s Crafter Read more...