A Rustic Mixed Media Project on Canvas

Hi Everyone, Saadia here: Sharing with you a rustic mixed media project today. I have used lots of heavy elements in my project. The Heavy Gel Medium by Little Birdie Crafts is ideal for gluing heavy objects. Little Birdie Crafts- Heavy Gel Medium: Transparent, flexible, extra heavy body acrylic gel medium Can be used to glue heavy objects in mixed media projects Extends volume, viscosity and density of acrylic paints along with increasing brilliance and transparency Read more...

Peacock Eden- Adding Depth to Decoupage

Hello everyone...Hope you all are crafting  great !!! Vaishali here on the blog today. I completely enjoy decoupage and  its always great to explore new ways of using this craft technique. Most of us know about various mediums used for mixed media. Modelling paste and texture paste are widely  used mediums to create textures. In my creation, I have used modelling paste to give depth and dimension to the otherwise flat decoupage work..... Here is a step wise  picture tutorial to explain Read more...

Mini House with Little Birdie Succulents

Hello everyone Pooja here, Today I am sharing my special project  handmade mini house with Little Birdie range of products. What inspired me to create this project was the cute and beautiful succulents recently launched by Little Birdie. These are so gorgeous that I can't resist myself from using them in my project. When I received them, I decided to make a miniature house with them and here is the outcome. I am sorry that I don't have a step by step picture tutorial for this. This project Read more...

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...

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...

All About Chalk Paint Techniques- Creating Awesome Backgrounds

Hello friends ....Hope everyone is creating  bright and colourful projects with the new happy colours of Little Birdie chalk paints around. The current monthly Blog Challenge is also about new Little Birdie Chalk Paint shades. Do enjoy playing along just as I am enjoying working with them! Honestly bright colours are not my comfort zone, but doing something that's not you.... always brings a new learning and excitement! Today's post is about different techniques that can be done with chalk paints. Read more...

Venetian Masquerade- A Mask Candle Holder

Hello Lovelies........ This is Hema here today sharing with you all  my new work... a Venetian Mask candle holder. This month we are totally focused on our newly launched shades of CHALK PAINTS.  These are very smooth, quick drying, easily soluble with water. Also, you can mix them with mediums like- texture pastes, heavy body gel, soft gel mediums. You can use them on any home decor, altered art, canvas, paper, wood bases. The quick drying paints give more coverage with a single coat and the Read more...

A Vintage Mixed Media Altered Box

Hi Everyone, Saadia here! Today, I want to share with you an altered box. I used Little Birdie's recently launched colors of Chalk Paints. The chalk paints are fast drying matte acrylic paints. They can be used on home decor projects, furniture, canvas , paper and even very slick surfaces. They give beautiful coverage even with one coat and the color range is just amazing.   I hope you like my project. Lets start: I covered the box with Little Birdie's white Gesso. This Read more...

This Too Shall Pass- A Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone, This is Mukta here! Today I have a mixed media canvas tutorial for you all using Little Birdie's newly launched Chalk Paints. The 10 happy and fun shades in the new range are really cool!! These matte chalk paints are fast drying, give good coverage and are perfect for any kind of surface......which makes them perfect for mixed media projects, home decor or even layouts. Before, I start with today project, I would like to dedicate this canvas to my father who is right now Read more...

Upcycled Glass Bottle

Hello friends, Gayatri here! Today in my project an old bottle gets a makeover!! I upcycled a honey bottle into a home decor. I first cleaned the bottle well and applied 'Lemon Chiffon' chalk paint. I gave  it two coats to get a good coverage. (when applying two coats, allow sufficient time for the first coat to dry before applying the next). I cut the required portion of the design from the decoupage napkin - 'Forest Flowers'. I glued the napkin using Little Birdie Decoupage Glue. I Read more...