Crafter in the Spotlight Harshada Rege

Hello arty crafty folks! Hope you all had a wonderful Diwali and enjoyed with family & friends. I am super excited about our upcoming Itsy Bitsy Creativity Carnival, India’s largest art & craft event to be held in Bangalore on December 8 and 9, 2018 at Shankaraa Foundation, Kanakapura road. Hope to see you all there! Amidst gearing up for the big event, I am here with an interesting story of an ardent crafter, Harshada Rege from Mumbai in today’s “Crafter in the Spotlight”. Harshada Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight for 25th October

Hello, arty crafty folks! You must be wondering who is with us in today’s Crafter in the Spotlight? It’s Hema Bhat, an enthusiastic crafter from Bangalore. Hema was introduced to the world of crafts during her high school years and drew inspiration from her aunts. Her mother always encouraged her to learn various craft forms which gave her a chance to learn ceramic painting, glass painting, nib painting, tatting, embroidery and more. A few years back when Hema got into quilling and making Read more...

Happy Festivities- Tealight Holders with Natural Materials

Hello everyone, Vaishali here on the blog today. Hope all are enjoying the festive season.  It's the time of the year that's  filled with  joy and warmth. The homes are adorned with beautiful rangolis, diyas, garlands, lanterns and festive decor pieces. I completely enjoy decorating the house and the happiness doubles when it's done with handmade decor...I  am sure many of you feel the same !!! In today's post  I am sharing some interesting  DIY  ideas  to make tealight holders, using Read more...

Winners – Itsy Bitsy Challenge 17#2018

Thank you all for the wonderful creations you linked to our  September ITSYBITSY BlOG CHALLENGE#17-2018 It is always a difficult task to pick winners from so many beautiful entries!!  Since we had to choose, here we have the final results for this month’s challenge. The TOP 2 creations selected by the Design Team  (in no particular order) are : Harshada Divekar Rege   Daizy Pulin Patel Entry no – 2 Guneet Kohli is the lucky winner of voucher worth  Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight Yashaswee Sanghavi

Hello arty crafty friends! I am back with the interesting story of another talented crafter in today’s “Crafter in the Spotlight”. Let’s hear it from Yashaswee Sanghavi, an enthusiastic crafter from Indore who is currently studying fashion designing and also manages time to teach various craft forms through workshops. Yashaswee was into painting from a very early age. Later, she got interested in crafting and entered the world of paper crafting with quilling. She has learnt more than 20-25 Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight- Medha Sharma

Hello arty crafty friends! The month of October has set in and today, in the first ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’ of the month I bring you the story of another passionate crafter, Medha Sharma from Bangalore. Medha has completed her degree in animation & interior designing. She is an enthusiastic crafter and an entrepreneur. Her love for crafting started with pottery. She loves experimenting with different styles and likes various craft forms like mixed media, decoupage and more. Medha’s Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight- Anamika Sarkar

Hello crafty folks! As always, I am back with an interesting story of an ardent crafter this week. Today in ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’, Anamika Sarkar, an enthusiastic crafter residing in Delhi shares interesting facts about her journey with us. For Anamika, crafting is like a de-stressing therapy. She quit her teaching job a few years back to pursue her childhood passion for arts and crafts. Although Anamika enjoys all forms of crafting but her favourite is mixed media. She loves the flexibility Read more...

Fly High – Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone, This is Gayatri here today with a mixed media canvas as an inspirational post for this month's blog challenge. Mixed media is not my forte, but more experiments I do with it, the more I am loving it!! ( just as my friends had suggested. Let me get into my project for today.  I have used a Mont Marte 7" x 5" canvas  as my base. I applied Little Birdie Embossing Texture Paste using the cobble circle stencil. I allowed the texture paste to dry naturally.  I Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight Priyanka Bhutara

Hello arty crafty friends! The festive time of the year has arrived. Hope you all are enjoying the joyous month’s and having delightful crafting experience. Today in ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’ I bring you the story of a passionate crafter Priyanka Bhutara, who is settled in Bangalore. Priyanka is a software engineer and an aspiring artist. Her love for arts and craft rekindled due her kids’ interest in crafts. She loves experimenting with different crafting styles and likes working with Read more...

Mixed Media Card

Hi All, Nupur here today, Lets take a look at what I made! Yes, its a mixed media card, with lots of texture and an embossed frame and more... Let us take a look at how I made it. I used cardstock and a pattern paper from the Cottage Lace paper pack. I embossed the smaller cutouts of cardstock with the help of an embossing folder. And colored them with distress ink. In the lace pattern cutout, I applied heavy gel medium through a stencil that gives the look of pebbles. Added Read more...