Dream Girl – Mixed Media Card Featuring Little Birdie Metallic Wax

Hi Crafties! Priyanka Kantak here. I am back with another inspirational project for the ongoing Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge #21 : Anything Goes with Little Birdie Metallic Wax. We all have dreams! Dreams of soaring high, dreams of having it all... Today, I have a card that tries to illustrate those dreams! This is my first ever mixed media card! Read on further to know how I made it... Lets begin! Step 1: On a 5.5 x 6 inches panel of Bright White cardstock, I used the Net stencil Read more...

Watercolour Blooms – Colouring Techniques on Watercolour Paper

Hello people!! A happy Friday to you all. This is Anila over the blog.  I am back again with another post inspiring you to play along with our current Blog Challenge - Anything goes with Watercolour embellishments.  Check out all the details of the challenge here. With the weekend around, I am sure you will find time to make something for it. Before proceeding, I just want to remind you all to check the newly launched IB website,  if you haven't already. There is an ongoing sale for Read more...

Mixed Media Layout – Sunshine

Hello guys, This is DT Mukta here, back with a mixed media layout for you all.  I have a pictorial tutorial to show you how I made this from the scratch using Little Birdie's Embossing Texture Paste.  My layout is a representation of my 2 favorite seasons....summer and fall and it is mainly because of the beautiful colors which the nature offers us during these seasons. This layout is summery with many flowers and butterflies and has a touch of fall colors.....yellow, orange and red. I get these 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...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge 17

Hello Crafty Friends, Hema here today with you all . You guys  must be waiting excitedly for the next Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge. I think few of you would have guessed it already what the next challenge is all about. Yes, it is anything that goes with Little Birdie's Embossing Texture Paste. They are so versatile that you can use them in cards, mixed media or any other project….. Can’t wait to see what you make with them…so without much ado…I am happy to announce our Challenge #17 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...

I Just Wanna Make Nice Things

Hi lovelies. Lisa here with today's post and I am so happy that I get to have fun and play with a selection of Itsy Bitsy's stunningly gorgeous  products, which are growing by the minute. The team is concentrating on the beautiful Chalk Paints which are just awesome and are available in a rainbow of colours. So... here is what I created.... I chose an 8" x 8" piece of greyboard to work on as I needed a sturdy background to add lots of lovely Itsy Bitsy mixed media products to. I covered 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...

Memories- A Mixed Media Project

Hi Everyone, Saadia here I want to share with you a mixed media project today, mostly painted with Little Birdie Chalk Paints. The range of Chalk Paints are so beautiful, easy to use and are versatile. They come in so many lovely colors. Lets start: I cut a heart shaped MDF board with a knife and covered it with surgical gauze. You can also use cheesecloth instead of gauze, to create texture. Next, I applied Grainy Texture Paste with a palette knife, mainly at the edges.  Little Read more...