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...

Blessed- Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone!! Lisa here with today's Itsy Bitsy Post. This is a bit of a special one as we are coming to the end of our 6 month term with Itsy Bitsy Design Team. I have had the best time ever working with some of the most fabulous products in the market and working alongside the other lovely ladies on the team. So, for this project, I worked on a huge base which was a 20 inch x 12 inch canvas.  I worked on the back of the canvas to make use of the frame. Here is what I did... And 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...

Decoupage Desk Organizer

Hi friends,   Gopi Shah here today at Itsy Bitsy's blog as a guest DT. Really happy to be back !!   Today I will share a Decoupage project on a MDF Desk Organizer using various  Little Birdie and other products from Itsy Bitsy.   Here is a step by step procedure you can follow to create your own decoupage project. To begin, I have used a MDF Desk Organizer from my stash. Firstly, sanded the MDF base with a sanding paper (available locally at any paint shop) and then applied Read more...

Succulent Platter – My Happy Place, Decor Piece with Embossing Texture Paste

Hello friends, Vaishali here,  on the blog today. Hope everyone is crafting great !!! Today's project is an extension to my last creation - Decoupaged Candle with Embossing Texture Paste effects.  The beautiful candle needed an equally beautiful base for display....and that brought in the idea of creating a platter for it, which would also work as a center piece for the table !!! Little Birdie's handmade succulents available at  Itsy Bitsy have always been on my wish list...So the next thought Read more...

Mixed Media Butterfly Folder

Hello lovely crafters, Lisa here with my creation for Itsy Bitsy. For this creation I decided to decorate a grey board folder.  Grey board is a fantastic base to work on, as it is strong enough to take numerous layers of different mediums. The size of the folder is just a bit bigger than an A4 with a front over-flap which wraps around the front of the folder. So, here is my finished creation... And this is how I did it.... First I painted the folder, both front and back with Little Birdie's Read more...

A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi friends, Saadia here today! Sharing with you a mixed media canvas. I hope you like it . Let's start : I glued pages from an old book to my 8x10 inch canvas. Then I mixed Texture Sand with 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied it to the canvas through a stencil. Covered the canvas with diluted white gesso. Next, I cut a crescent shape from chipboard and glued surgical gauze with gel medium. Stenciled a design with a mixture of 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and Texture Sand. Applied Read more...

Happy Home- A Mixed Media Wall Hanging

Hello everyone, Pooja here today with a mini mixed media wall hanging. Have a look at the finished project before we begin the step by step tutorial. Process: I have used a thick card board as base. First, I pasted a paper from Little Birdie's Texture Brew pattern paper pack with a wooden effect, onto the base. 2. Did some stencil work with modelling paste. I have used a Little Birdie stencil that gives the look of a tree bark. 3. After it dried, I applied glossy Read more...

Decoupaged Tote Bag – Fabric Decoupage with a Twist

Hello my arty, crafty friends, Hope you all are doing great. Vaishali here today!! I am super excited about sharing this fabric decoupage project with everyone.  Many of you must have explored decoupage on fabric. When working on a fabric surface, one medium that I find  interesting is ' Fabric Stiffener'. This wonderful product from the store has various uses and I have used it in some unique ways in my creation. I have a step wise picture tutorial of this Decoupaged Tote Bag, so 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...