Mixed Media Card

Hi All, Nupur here today, Lets take a look at what I made! Yes, its a mixed media card, with lots of texture and an embossed frame and more... Let us take a look at how I made it. I used cardstock and a pattern paper from the Cottage Lace paper pack. I embossed the smaller cutouts of cardstock with the help of an embossing folder. And colored them with distress ink. In the lace pattern cutout, I applied heavy gel medium through a stencil that gives the look of pebbles. Added Read more...

Own Your Dreams – A Mixed Media Journal

Hello everyone Pooja here! As you know the theme of this month's blog challenge is to create anything with Embossing Texture paste. Today I have come with  an inspirational project that's created with Embossing Texture paste and Alcohol Splash. I have created this mixed media project in Little Birdie's mixed media art journal. Have a look at the end result! Process: 1. I have chosen the corrugated page from Little Birdie's art journal to create my composition. 2. I have done Read more...

Mixed Media Art Journal- Tree of Strength

Hi Everyone.......Hema here with you all today...!! Today I'm sharing an art journal which I created with Little Birdie's recently launched thin cut dies.  I wanted to share this tutorial just to show you that even with minimal products you can create a project with an essence of mixed media.  So without much ado....I will run you through the process here...... Step1: To begin, I  added textures to the journal page with Little Birdie Mixed Media Paste, using it as gesso and Grainy Texture Read more...

Creative use of Grainy Texture Paste in Mixed Media

Hi friends, Ruchi Gupta here, I am back as a guest designer again with yet another blog post. This time, I would be talking about creating some coloured pastes from Little Birdie's Grainy Texture Paste. The paste is quite versatile and I am sure till now most of us have used this to add texture to our projects. Today I am going to make colored texture paste and use them as a coloring medium for my mixed media project. Hope you find the step by step useful. I have included a video but do excuse Read more...

A Floral Layout with Thin Cut Dies and Irregular Dots

Hello lovely crafters!! Lisa here with my latest creation for the Itsy Bitsy Design Team. And all I can say is WOW!! Itsy Bitsy have done it again! Their own brand Little Birdie has released 15 new designs of Thin Cut Dies and I have been playing with the Embellished Boot set. In this set, along with the gorgeous embellished boot, comes a lovely selection of leaves and flowers. And here is what I did... So, first of all I added a thick layer of 2 in 1 Mixed Media paste through the Irregular Dots 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...

Smell The Sea…. A Canvas with Chalk Paints

Hello atry-crafty folks, Gayatri here with another inspirational project with Little Birdie Chalk Paints. Today I have gone out of my comfort zone and tried something new.  All our DT members are so talented that they have inspired me to try something new. So, this time I tried my hands on a mixed media canvas. I used chalk paints to create the background. The more I work with chalk paints, the more I fall in love with them . They dry quickly and give a matte finish. Little Birdie has such Read more...

Recreating Memories with Mixed Media Journal

Hi friends, Ruchi Gupta here today with you on the Itsy Bitsy blog as a guest designer to share my mixed media art journal. I was very excited to receive Little Birdie's new Mixed Media journal, Color Splash inks and a jar of Grainy Paste from Itsy Bitsy. I am a big fan of art journals and needless to say I was over the moon to receive the goodies. My heartfelt thanks to Rashmi Harish for thinking of me. First and foremost it is important to demystify the process of creating an art journal. 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...