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...

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...

Crafter in the Spotlight Menka Kumar

Hello arty crafty friends! Once again it’s time to hear about the interesting journey of a talented crafter. Today I bring you the story of an ardent crafter Menka Kumar in ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’. Menka was born and brought up in Delhi but currently resides in Bangalore with her family. Menka has worked with many MNC’s in the past but right now she is a full time crafter and a loving mom to her twin boys. Other than crafting, Menka’s passions include listening to music and driving. Read more...

Antique Lantern with Little Birdie Succulents

Hello guys, Mukta here today at Itsy Bitsy's blog to share with you a new and exciting project that I made. I created this lantern from scratch, using products from Itsy Bitsy store. This lantern measures 6 Inches on the sides at the base and 14 Inches in height. It tapers at the top and measures 3.5" on all sides. The net weight is 750grams...so its pretty light but very sturdy. It took me 4 days to design it and 15 days to build. Out of which, 2 days I just decorated it using gorgeous succulents Read more...

Life is Beautiful -A Mixed Media Layout

Hi Everyone... Saadia here, Today, I want to share with you a mixed media layout. Little Birdie Crafts has recently launched new designs of flowers. They are very beautiful and perfect for mixed media layouts, scrapbooks, canvas, cards and home decor projects. Lets start: I used an old 10x 12 inches canvas. It had old paint and papers on it. I covered it with white gesso. Little Birdie gesso is my new favourite. It is stark white and primes the surface beautifully even with a single coat. Read more...

Smell The Sea…. A Canvas with Chalk Paints

Hello atry-crafty folks, Gayatri here with another inspirational project with Little Birdie Chalk Paints. Today I have gone out of my comfort zone and tried something new.  All our DT members are so talented that they have inspired me to try something new. So, this time I tried my hands on a mixed media canvas. I used chalk paints to create the background. The more I work with chalk paints, the more I fall in love with them . They dry quickly and give a matte finish. Little Birdie has such 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...

Crafter in the Spotlight Smita Singh

Hello arty crafty friends! It is Thursday and once again I am back here with you with yet another interesting story of an ardent Bangalore crafter, Smita Singh. It feels so good to hear about inspiring incidents, out-of-the box ideas and to see amazing projects by crafters from all corners of the country in ‘Crafter in the Spotlight’. Hope you like it as much as I do!! Smita earlier worked as a lecturer in a college. Now she beautifully juggles time between kids, home and craft! Smita has Read more...

Recreating Memories with Mixed Media Journal

Hi friends, Ruchi Gupta here today with you on the Itsy Bitsy blog as a guest designer to share my mixed media art journal. I was very excited to receive Little Birdie's new Mixed Media journal, Color Splash inks and a jar of Grainy Paste from Itsy Bitsy. I am a big fan of art journals and needless to say I was over the moon to receive the goodies. My heartfelt thanks to Rashmi Harish for thinking of me. First and foremost it is important to demystify the process of creating an art journal. Read more...

Mixed Media Art Journal Ideas

Hello everyone! Pooja here, Today I will share with you a tutorial of my new mixed media project. This project is a variation from other mixed media creations because this time I have tried my hands on Little Birdie's new Mixed Media Art Journal.  Little Birdie has come up with two types of journals  and I want to share a few thing about them with you in this post. Little Birdie art journals offer wonderful options for journaling enthusiasts and the best part is, you can save your artistic Read more...