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...

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...

Fly High – Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone, This is Gayatri here today with a mixed media canvas as an inspirational post for this month's blog challenge. Mixed media is not my forte, but more experiments I do with it, the more I am loving it!! ( just as my friends had suggested. Let me get into my project for today.  I have used a Mont Marte 7" x 5" canvas  as my base. I applied Little Birdie Embossing Texture Paste using the cobble circle stencil. I allowed the texture paste to dry naturally.  I Read more...

Live Your Dreams – A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi Everyone, Saadia here, Today, I am sharing  a mixed media project with you. I hope you like it. Let's start : I used an 8x10 inches canvas panel by Monte Marte, as my substrate. I covered it with Little Birdie 2 in 1 Mixed Media paste. I applied the paste through a  Little Birdie stencil. Next, I glued my embellishments with Heavy Gel medium - Matte. I glued the flowers with hot glue gun to save time. After that, I covered everything with White gesso. This gesso is 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...

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...

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...

Dream-A Mixed Media Project

Hi Everyone, Saadia here, I want to share with you a mixed media project today. I wanted to make a dream catcher or a wreath with Little Birdie's beautiful flowers but couldn't decide. So I ended up with a dream catcher, wreath hybrid! I hope you like it. Lets start: To begin with, I applied Little Birdie Fiber Paste with a palette knife to a MDF board. This Fiber Paste gives a very beautiful texture and 3D dimension to the project. Its easy to use and spreads well. It  can be tinted Read more...

Be You, Bravely- Mixed Media Layout

Hi everyone, Saadia here! I want to share with you, my first project as part of the DT for Itsy Bitsy. I'm so happy and excited to be here. Today I will be sharing a mixed media project with you that has blended textures and some vintage hues. Have a look...   To begin with, I used a MDF board as the base for my project.  I trimmed it to 6 x 10 inches. Applied surgical gauze to it with Little Birdie Soft Gel Medium-Matte. Thereafter I applied Little Birdie Grainy Texture Read more...