Blessed- Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone!! Lisa here with today's Itsy Bitsy Post. This is a bit of a special one as we are coming to the end of our 6 month term with Itsy Bitsy Design Team. I have had the best time ever working with some of the most fabulous products in the market and working alongside the other lovely ladies on the team. So, for this project, I worked on a huge base which was a 20 inch x 12 inch canvas.  I worked on the back of the canvas to make use of the frame. Here is what I did... And Read more...

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...

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...

A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi friends, Saadia here today! Sharing with you a mixed media canvas. I hope you like it . Let's start : I glued pages from an old book to my 8x10 inch canvas. Then I mixed Texture Sand with 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied it to the canvas through a stencil. Covered the canvas with diluted white gesso. Next, I cut a crescent shape from chipboard and glued surgical gauze with gel medium. Stenciled a design with a mixture of 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and Texture Sand. Applied Read more...

Happy Home- A Mixed Media Wall Hanging

Hello everyone, Pooja here today with a mini mixed media wall hanging. Have a look at the finished project before we begin the step by step tutorial. Process: I have used a thick card board as base. First, I pasted a paper from Little Birdie's Texture Brew pattern paper pack with a wooden effect, onto the base. 2. Did some stencil work with modelling paste. I have used a Little Birdie stencil that gives the look of a tree bark. 3. After it dried, I applied glossy Read more...

Mixed Media Winged Compass

Hello lovely crafters, Lisa here and welcome to my post for the Itsy Bitsy design team. I have been playing with loads of mixed media products including lots of lovely chipboard pieces. Here is my finished creation for which I will share a step by step tutorial with you today. Firstly, I cut a piece of board approximately 8 inch square to work on. I chose it, as I needed a good sturdy background which could take lots of mixed media products and textures. I first covered the background with some 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...

All About Chalk Paint Techniques- Creating Awesome Backgrounds

Hello friends ....Hope everyone is creating  bright and colourful projects with the new happy colours of Little Birdie chalk paints around. The current monthly Blog Challenge is also about new Little Birdie Chalk Paint shades. Do enjoy playing along just as I am enjoying working with them! Honestly bright colours are not my comfort zone, but doing something that's not you.... always brings a new learning and excitement! Today's post is about different techniques that can be done with chalk paints. 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...

This Too Shall Pass- A Mixed Media Canvas

Hello everyone, This is Mukta here! Today I have a mixed media canvas tutorial for you all using Little Birdie's newly launched Chalk Paints. The 10 happy and fun shades in the new range are really cool!! These matte chalk paints are fast drying, give good coverage and are perfect for any kind of surface......which makes them perfect for mixed media projects, home decor or even layouts. Before, I start with today project, I would like to dedicate this canvas to my father who is right now Read more...