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...

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...

A Mixed Media Project with Layered Textures

Hi Everyone, Saadia here! Today, I want to share with you a mixed media project. I hope you like it. Lets start: I took a 6x 10 inches MDF board and covered it with cheese cloth using Little Birdie Soft Gel Medium. After that, I mixed Texture Sand with Mixed Media 2 in 1 paste and randomly applied to the MDF board with a palette knife.      Texture Sand is great for adding grainy texture to projects. It can be mixed with Gesso, Mixed Media Paste , Gel mediums or any other Read more...

“Memories which Last Forever” – Mixed Media Canvas | Tutorial

Hello everyone, Mukta here! I have a mixed media canvas for you all today which is inspired by my childhood memories. As a child, the month of May was the time when the schools shut down for summer holidays and all books went back in side the cupboards!! All I did was eat mangoes and play in my garden which was filled with fluttering butterflies and fragrant flowers.  Thinking about gardens makes me nostalgic..... and in my canvas I tried to share some of my feelings with you! The alphabet Read more...

Heart and Soul- A Mixed Media Layout

Hi Everyone, Saadia here I want to share with you a mixed media layout today. Little Birdie flowers are so beautiful and versatile. These can be used on scrapbooks, layouts, canvas, cards, home decoration items.  When I saw Little Birdie's  blue and white flowers in the kit , I knew I wanted to  make a layout.  I don't make layouts often. But this time, I couldn't resist myself! I hope you like it. Lets start : I used a 12x 12 inches canvas panel for the layout. Glued book papers Read more...

A Hearty Treat- Decoupage with Feathers!

Hi friends! I'm back on the blog after a long break with a new tutorial! Wanted to try out something different with the supplies available at the store. So, I tried using feathers for decoupage and it turned out pretty good just as I'd visualized! This is what a plain wooden box turned into! If you'd like to try it out, please follow my tutorial.... Step 1: First unscrew all the hinges and latches of a box and save them carefully. Step 2: Paint the bottom part of the box (interior) Read more...

ItsyBitsy Blog Challenge #13

Hello all you wonderful people, Welcome again! This is Mukta and I am here today to announce the 13th Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge. This time the theme is 'SPRING'.....for me its flowers, bees, butterflies, foliage and all things from beautiful nature. Show us what Spring means to you. Create any project that reflects Spring and do not forget to use Little Birdie Flowers. (That's a must!!) Share your projects with us following the rules mentioned below. I have brought you a quick inspiration Read more...

Comfortable & Cozy – Mixed Media Scrapbook Layout

Hello arty crafty friends, Mukta here! Today, I have a mixed media project to share with you all. I was inspired to make this layout after seeing the overwhelming response I got for my 'Precious Memories' layout, which I made last month. If you missed it, just click HERE to see it.  My last layout was very feminine with loads of bright blossoms....so this time I decided to experiment with a cool color palette with hues of deep purples, lilacs, teals, turquoise and soft blues along with some  Read more...