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...

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...