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...

Mixed Media Butterfly Folder

Hello lovely crafters, Lisa here with my creation for Itsy Bitsy. For this creation I decided to decorate a grey board folder.  Grey board is a fantastic base to work on, as it is strong enough to take numerous layers of different mediums. The size of the folder is just a bit bigger than an A4 with a front over-flap which wraps around the front of the folder. So, here is my finished creation... And this is how I did it.... First I painted the folder, both front and back with Little Birdie's Read more...

Memories Which Last Forever – A Mixed Media Project

Hi friends, Saadia here today on the blog, I will be sharing a mixed media project with you. Let's start our project: I cut a heart shape from a MDF board  and glued pages from a book to it. Next, I mixed Texture Sand with Little Birdie 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied through a stencil. Covered the heart with diluted white gesso. After that, I colored the heart with Alcohol Splash sprays and Color Splash sprays of my choice. Glued embellishments and covered them with Read more...

Mixed Media Art Journal- Tree of Strength

Hi Everyone.......Hema here with you all today...!! Today I'm sharing an art journal which I created with Little Birdie's recently launched thin cut dies.  I wanted to share this tutorial just to show you that even with minimal products you can create a project with an essence of mixed media.  So without much ado....I will run you through the process here...... Step1: To begin, I  added textures to the journal page with Little Birdie Mixed Media Paste, using it as gesso and Grainy Texture Read more...

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 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...

‘Live Every Moment’ Decoupage Tray

Hello lovelies. Lisa here with my newest creation for the Itsy Bitsy Design Team. For this project I kept my focus on the gorgeous Itsy Bitsy decoupage papers. The hardest part is choosing which of the papers to use as there are so many different designs and they are all stunning!! I chose the Timeless Beauty decoupage papers. There are 4 A4 sheets in the pack with two designs and two sheets of each design. I also wanted to use the Little Birdie "Live Every Moment" Primed Chipboard and I thought 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...

Decoupage Paint Box with a Vintage Essence

Hello everyone, Lisa here with my most recent creation for the Itsy Bitsy design team. This month we have been looking at the stunning Itsy Bitsy decoupage papers. There is a fabulous range of excellent quality decoupage papers on the website, a whole collection of beautiful colours, patterns, themes, vintage,  vibrant... to suit everyone's taste. For my project I chose to work with the A4 Butterfly Chronicle decoupage sheets. Here is my finished creation. Here is the step by step Read more...