Whimsical Beach Canvas with Mixed Media Paste

Hello Lovely people, Here's Charu wishing You all a very Happy, Prosperous and Joyful New year! May this year be filled with loads of joy, laughter, enthusiasm and loads of creativity! Today I am back with a mixed media tutorial with Little Birdie's newly launched Mixed Media Paste. The good thing about this paste is we can use it as a gesso as well as modelling paste. It comes in 2 colors in 400 gms packs and the best part is, it is good value for money! It is tintable with different Read more...

Mixed Media Shabby Chic Canvas

Hello Friends Charu here! This time I am doing a very simple shabby chic vintage style canvas. STEP 1: To start, I used Little Birdie stencils and created some texture with Mont Marte modelling paste.   This is how it looks! Love those textures!! Step 2: Then I arranged some chipboard shapes, flowers and embellishments from Itsy Bitsy before sticking them to the canvas. Step 3: When  I was happy with the arrangement of all the embellishments, I stuck them to Read more...

A Halloween Saucer Home: A Spooky Mix Media Project

Hello guys , Wooo! Witches, ghosts, spirits, ghouls, and other assorted apparitions are all up to their traditional antics, today is Halloween and I have a perfect project to share with you guys! But before the reveal, lets dig into what Halloween is all about .... Halloween evolved from the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain, but Halloween today is less about the fear of ghosts and ghouls and more about costumes and candy. ... Over the centuries, Halloween transitioned from a pagan ritual Read more...

A MM Style Name Plate

Hello dear crafters , Diwali is approaching and we all are looking for ways to surprise our loved ones especially by making DIY Stuffs and I'm super happy to be on the Itsy Bitsyblog, drafting this post  today for 2 specific reasons! No. 1 being,  I was able to finally finally finish a long due project for my home sweet home . No. 2 The Project turned out better than I expected! thanks to the wonderful supplies from Itsy Bitsy (it's loved and adored by every one at home ) Hope You Guys Read more...

An Altered Beach Theme Watch Box

Hello Dear Friends! Welcome to the Itsy Bitsy's blog . Today I'm here to share an altered project I did, which is perfect for someone who loves the beach and exploring the sea. This was made specially for my hubby as his birthday is approaching. I had to make him something (also get him something) to fulfill his fetish for watches and sea together. That is when this project came to my mind and took form .(fingers crossed , hope you like it ) Presenting an altered watch box in beach theme, it Read more...

An Altered Diary: Steampunk Style

Hello Amigos! A very good morning, today I am on the blog to share an altered project which I practically use each day . The style I chose for this project  is STEAMPUNK. Steampunk art mixes modern ideas and technology with those from the past, namely the Victorian Age. Thus my piece involves pocket watches, cogs, gears, clock etc! The colors also are dark and dusky with hints of gold . Basically, what I altered is a diary (Initially it was a five subject notebook but as I note down things Read more...

Let’s start Art Journaling!

Hello Lovely People Charu here! I am sure You all are enjoying the wonderful posts by all our DT members! They are so inspiring and so much fun to do! Lately I have been doing Art journaling in my little journals and I was posting it on Facebook too. People were really keen to know how do I do it, so here I am giving you a tutorial on a very basic of art Journaling. Wondering why art journaling? Because it's a wonderful way of expressing yourself, exploring new techniques and as it need Read more...

Let’s Paint a Rose Wreath

Hello friends Charu here! I hope you enjoyed my last tutorial! This time I am back with an easy- peasy watercolor flower wreath. I love watercolors as they create a dreamy effect on paintings. Watercolor wreaths are fun and easy to do and it’s super relaxing too. Firstly, you don’t need to care about blending and mixing colors. Secondly, you can use them for everything – cards, writing sheets, gift tags, book marks, name cards etc.  I am painting some roses first and then we will Read more...

An Evening in Watercolor

Hello Lovely people Charu here ! I am really excited to share my first tutorial on this blog. Hope you all are enjoying  the wonderful tutorials by our new DT members! I am here today to share with you a very simple and beautiful evening scene in watercolor inspired by the lovely weather of Bangalore and cute cats in my neighborhood. So let’s get started.... STEP 1: The supplies you will need are Monte Marte two season set of 18 colors pack, Mont Marte acid free 190 gsm watercolor Read more...