Repurposed Mixed Media Frame

Hello everyone, Pooja here today on the blog with a mixed media project  where I have used a lot of discarded materials. I thought it was a great way to reuse old and unwanted stuff and reduce waste! As you all know, I am a mixed media artist and I love to experiment with altered projects. I always enjoy turning useless things into  creative and beautiful pieces. Here, I have reused a lot of junk and named it a 'waste extension frame'.  Lets first have a look at the final outcome. 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...

Mixed Media Journal Cover with Embossing Texture Paste

Hello everyone, it's Pooja here today in the blog. Today I am here to share another of my mixed media projects. I have come with a tutorial of  how I created my mixed media art journal cover. Also, this project is more about texture and less embellishments. You can see how  Little Birdie  Embossing Texture Paste is enough to create awesome textures! But before I begin....have a look what we are going to learn in this post. Process: First, I did done some stencil work with Grainy Read more...

A Small Mixed Media Altered box

Hello everyone, Pooja here Today I am going to share a mixed media altered box with you all. I am sure many of you have this kind of empty boxes, like jewellery boxes, watch boxes etc. This project is simple and easy to make altered project. I am sure you will find it inspiring and worth giving a try! Here is a picture of my altered box....Have a look!!   Tutorial: 1. I have used an empty small, black box which is made of hard cardboard. I did some stencil work with Little Birdie Read more...

Mini House with Little Birdie Succulents

Hello everyone Pooja here, Today I am sharing my special project  handmade mini house with Little Birdie range of products. What inspired me to create this project was the cute and beautiful succulents recently launched by Little Birdie. These are so gorgeous that I can't resist myself from using them in my project. When I received them, I decided to make a miniature house with them and here is the outcome. I am sorry that I don't have a step by step picture tutorial for this. This project 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...

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...

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...