Felt Hair Clips for your Little Princess with Video Tutorial

I have a little girl and like most mothers of little girls, I love to doll her up. Poofy dresses, frilly socks and sparkling shoes are my favorite shopping choices these days. And from the time she was 6 months old I was hunting for coordinating hair clips. I could never find the perfect match which was always a big disappointment for me. Now of course I never shop for hair accessories because who needs to shop when I can make my own right at home with some affordable supplies from Itsy Bitsy.For Read more...

A Pair of Vintage Notepads

I recently got some vintage blooms from Itsy Bitsy along with the Cinch binding machine and was itching to use both in a project. The end result? A couple of heavily embellished vintage notepads. Check them out!For my first notepad, I started with a pattern paper from the DCVW La Creme stack. Then using my spellbinders Kaleidoscope die, I create a base for the flower and some corners. I added a chipboard laser-cut flourish and a few fabric flowers from Itsy Bitsy again with the vintage theme. As Read more...

Winners of the First Annual Itsy Bitsy Craft Awards

Our winners list is finally up! After much deliberation we have chosen the winner within each category so without delay, let's find out who they are:Card Making Category Winner: Dr Sonia's 3D cardScrapbooking Category - Nehal's Banner Layout3D project Category - Rajni's CalendarJewellery Making Category - Neha's BraceletKids Craft Category - Jocelyn's Baby MobileCongratulations to all the winners. You had both the audience support as well as the judges appreciation. You each receive a voucher of Read more...

Jazz up your Table Settings with a Ribbon Topiary

I love to entertain and one of my favorite parts of entertaining is dressing up the table. From the color scheme to the placement of plates, napkins and cutlery, I love it all! And what gives me particular joy is the center piece or in this case pieces - check out my ribbon topiaries to jazz up my dinner table!I recently attended the first birthday party of a cousin's little girl and saw these on display. My cousin did them all herself and they looked SO delightful that I just had to try it out for Read more...

The ItsyBitsy Logo Color Challenge – Paper/ General Crafting and Jewellery Making

Let me take this opportunity to thank all our lovely followers and fans for participating so actively in our Craft Awards last month. Whether you were submitting your creation or voting for your favorite, your particpation made it a resounding success! Stay tuned for the results which we will be announcing very soon.               On to our challenge for April and from the image above, perhaps you have a hint of what's in store. We've chosen a color challenge and what better colors to showcase Read more...

Finalists for the First Annual Itsy Bitsy Craft Awards

Crafters! Last month we saw some fabulous creations as you ardently supported our first ever Itsy Bitsy Annual Craft Awards. We had 5 crafting categories and asked you to enter your very best creation in each. Then once all the submissions were in, we opened the gallery to the public to choose their favorite project.  We saw frantic activity as friends, loved ones, supporters and fellow crafters showed their support and now it is time to reveal  5 entries with the most votes in each category. The Read more...

Bookmarks for the Summer

First off, from all of us here at Itsy Bitsy, here's wishing you a very Happy Easter! Hope the festival  brings you  much joy and celebration. I wanted to share a project I made for the young readers in our life. Schools are wrapping up and the kids are free for the summer. As we parents frantically search for ways to keep them occupied, I started thinking what better occupation is there than reading? And what better way to get them interested in reading than with some crafty bookmarks:Using Read more...

Rosette Cupcake Toppers! With some Cupcakes!

My son's school year came to an end this past Wednesday and we all went to collect the report card from his teachers. My son is just 4 years old, which is why I am always hugely grateful to his teachers for looking after him all year. I thought a nice gesture would be some homemade cupcakes and nothing is more fun than adorable little cupcake toppers to accessorise them. So here's what I made. Here's a look at the actual toppers. I decided to do paper rosettes in different sizes with vibrantly coloured Read more...

Easy Paper Basket by Dr Sonia

Hi friends Dr Sonia here from Cards ,Crafts & Kids Projects .Sometimes life just gets too busy for crafting and I struggled for ideas and time for this Guest DT post for Itsy Bitsy. But then I thought most of us go through such times and I thought I would share a super simple project which can be whipped up in minutes when we are short of time!I followed the tutorial for this accordion style Paper Basket and even though Origami is actually not my cup of tea this is a an easy project to makePaper Read more...

Fun with Stencils

Itsy Bitsy has a great range of stencils - almost 40 designs and using them you can create extremely original and beautiful cards or other projects. I recently got my hands on the Border Stencil set and as you can see I really went to town with them. Here's my first card:The border stencil has a line of tiny circles which are great for formulating perfect little dots on a card. I used some Fabrica 3D glitter and with the help of the stencil created this design on the left side of the card. Isn't Read more...