Mixed Media Decorative Treasure Box

Hello creative folks, This is Seema here! I am back again with an interesting step-by-step tutorial.  I love to work with different kind of mediums to make my projects. This time I have selected mixed media form to make the box. I am in love with mixed media art. The best part is that the Itsy-Bitsy store has each and everything related to mixed media or any other form of art.:) Let's start!! I made a beautiful wooden treasure box using Thai Clay and other mixed media products Read more...

Creative Ways of Using Little Birdie Fiber Paste and a Review

Hello arty-crafty friends, Semonti here at Itsy Bitsy's blog today as a guest DT. Thank you so much for giving me this wonderful opportunity. I was very happy to receive the products sent to me by the Itsy Bitsy team. It contained Little Birdie Fiber Paste, Gesso and Heavy Gel (gloss). I have made two projects with them and also used some other products from the same brand. So let’s get started with the step by step procedure. Project: 1. I took a wooden decorable bucket bag from the Read more...

Fun and Easy Distressed Watercolor Welcome and Photo Board

Hello lovely people, DT Charu here! I'm back with another project with watercolor embellishments. Hope you all are enjoying wonderful projects by our talented DT members and I also expect by now you all are preparing for the ongoing Blog Challenge as well! Today I am here with a wooden 'Welcome' decor in faux wood style. I painted the Welcome 3D embellishment with red and orange colors. For the base I am using an old MDF rectangular board from my stash. You can see it already Read more...

Altered Rings in Watercolors – Home Decor

Hello! How are you all? Bela here! Today I have an amazing altered decor project made with rings and watercolors.  We usually use mixed media or decoupage to alter an object... but this time its totally different! I was amazed at the results when I used watercolors and the beautiful embellishments to alter the rings... You can use embroidery hoops too. So lets get started.... I took three wooden rings of different sizes to start my project. Primed all the rings with white gesso to prep Read more...

Vintage Decoupage Box with a Touch of Mixed Media

Hello arty-crafty friends! Daksha here! For today's post I have decoupage watch box with a touch of mixed media. I did decoupage box after long time and I wanted something different, so here it is. Step by step instructions First I gave a coat of white gesso and then gave two coats of white chalk paint to the box all around. In between, I sanded with a sanding block to get a smooth finish. I made these Thai clay flourishes in advance as they need 24 hours to dry. I have Read more...

Heart Wall Decor with Grainy Texture Paste

Hi everyone, Priti Jain here today at Itsy Bitsy's blog as a DT.  I will be sharing with you a pictorial of a simple wall decor with Itsy Bitsy’s craft supplies. Recently, team IB sent me Little Birdie’s Black Gesso, Grainy Texture Paste and Soft Gel Medium. So I thought of creating something using these things. I chose a heart shaped MDF plaque of approx 6” in (height) to work on. I placed it on Little Birdie’s crafting mat and gently sanded the heart base.  I applied Little Birdie’s Read more...

Chalk paints Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Hi, This is Anamika Sarkar on Itsy Bitsy's blog today. I am so happy to be sharing with you tips and tricks of using Chalk Paints as a guest DT. Chalk paints are so versatile. Knowing various techniques, where to use them, how to use them can give you so much advantage in prettifying and adding colours to your projects. I have also done a tutorial on the same which can guide you too. So let's get started .... Firstly I would like to say that chalk paints can be used on any surface ...be Read more...

Decoupage and Reverse Decoupage on a Glass Bottle

Hello Creative folks, I am back with another amazing creation for you all! Want to know the tricks of how I do "Reverse Decoupage" ? One of my favourite technique in decoupage is 'Reverse Decoupage'. Also, you will see how I have made my own embellishments using Little Birdie Craft Cement to decorate the bottle. List of products I have used is long. You will get to know about them as we processed and and at the end of this post. First step starts with pasting the tissue on the Read more...

Altered Art: Antique Sculpture with Craft Cement

Hello creative folks , It's Seema once again! I have a habit of keeping each and every of my broken or ruined creations until they don't get a new life. My newspaper doll has waited for 5 years to get a new life. Yes! her neck was broken by my daughter. Craft Cement from Itsy  Bitsy has come as a life saviour for her. Enjoy the step by step instructions to alter any of your old stuff and to turn it into a piece of sculpture. You really don't need to make a newspaper doll to make this. This Read more...

‘Serenity’- Mixed Media Glass Lamp with Craft Cement

Hello arty-crafty friends! As you all know this month Itsy Bitsy blog challenge #19 is all about  Little Birdie Craft Cement! You can make anything with this wonderful product. For more details please click HERE There are amazing videos on how to make various craft projects with cement  all over Facebook and Youtube. So,  you have lot of inspiration and  ideas available for making some wonderful and cool stuff with this amazing product. The DT team also has some fantastic ideas to keep you Read more...