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 Rustic Mixed Media Project on Canvas

Hi Everyone, Saadia here: Sharing with you a rustic mixed media project today. I have used lots of heavy elements in my project. The Heavy Gel Medium by Little Birdie Crafts is ideal for gluing heavy objects. Little Birdie Crafts- Heavy Gel Medium: Transparent, flexible, extra heavy body acrylic gel medium Can be used to glue heavy objects in mixed media projects Extends volume, viscosity and density of acrylic paints along with increasing brilliance and transparency 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...

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...

The Girl in the Frame- Mixed Media Layout

Hello everyone! Lisa here with my next creation for Itsy Bitsy. Used lots of lovely Itsy Bitsy mixed media products on this project to add lots of different textures. This is a 12 x 12 inch piece what I am calling 'The Girl in the Frame'. I started with ripping a piece of 12 inch Textured White Premium Cardstock  in to strips. I then glued the strips to the centre of a 12 inch square piece of grey board with Craft Glue. I continually kept on overlaying 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...

Soaking in Nature Mixed Media Layout

Hello Ladies..... Hema here today to share with you my creation, for the first time on ITSY BITSY Blog. Its an honor to be here along with some lovely girls creating some awesome projects and I wanted to share something different from the regular stuff as an inspiration......so this is what I came up with. I hope you guys will like this !! I received my design team kit with lot of new mediums from the stores along with Little Birdie flowers, stencils, chippies.......but in my project I wanted Read more...

Mixed Media Canvas with DIY Rust Pastes

Hello folks Suman here! Remember my earlier post where I shared how to make DIY rust pastes? I was having too much fun with my DIY Rust pastes  and thought of making another project with them. In case you missed out the last post, click on the link to the recipe in my earlier post here. Here are the pastes.... To try these pastes , I used them first on a textured background I had made few days back with Little Birdie Mixed media paste 2 in 1 - white ........ see how the Mixed Media Read more...