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 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...

I Just Wanna Make Nice Things

Hi lovelies. Lisa here with today's post and I am so happy that I get to have fun and play with a selection of Itsy Bitsy's stunningly gorgeous  products, which are growing by the minute. The team is concentrating on the beautiful Chalk Paints which are just awesome and are available in a rainbow of colours. So... here is what I created.... I chose an 8" x 8" piece of greyboard to work on as I needed a sturdy background to add lots of lovely Itsy Bitsy mixed media products to. I covered Read more...

A Vintage Love Story – Shabby Chic Decoupage Box

Hello everyone, Mukta here! How are you all today? Hope the sun is not too harsh at your end......Its very hot here in Mumbai....That's why I am indoors crafting with a cool glass of lemonade.  I am sharing my new project with you all today which is my first attempt at decoupage. I honestly have never tried my hand at decoupage...it is something that I am afraid of....Seriously!!! Its decoupage all this month here at ItsyBitsy and I thought this is the perfect time to try my hand at this beautiful 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...

Spring in Bloom Scrapbook Layout

Hello folks...... Hema here today, back with another work of mine for the month! This time I would like to share with you all a Scrapbook Layout for the Spring Mood  and hope you guys are happy sharing your work with us for the challenge. I have used a pattern paper of my choice as the base of my work on this project. I really like a wooden background.  I applied clear gesso first and then added modelling paste run through a stencil which had wood grain pattern. Once heat-set, I added Read more...

Crafter in the Spotlight

Hello arty crafty friends I am back here this Thursday with yet another talented Crafter in the Spotlight! Every now and then we see so many of our creative friends coming up with out-of-the box ideas, sharing amazing projects, inspiring us to create more and how lovely it is when we get to hear their story in their own words!! This week it’s Pranita Dhamdhere, an engineer and MBA, who will be telling us about her journey down the creative lane and how she juggles between work, home and craft! Read more...