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...

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...

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...

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...

Little Birdie’s Dazzle Cocktail | Product Review | Start to End Tutorial | Shaker Cards, Tags and Embellishments.

Hello guys How are you all doing in this New Year.......This is your DT Mukta here and today I am here with a Product Review. Itsy Bitsy's own brand Little Birdie recently launched a new range of shaker elements called DAZZLE COCKTAIL which is available in  12 awesome shades……these are super fun and cute. The 12 shades are namely - Manhattan, Singapore Sling, Mojito, Cosmopolitan, Tequila Sunrise, Martini, Red Chilli, Sangria, Long Island, Blue Hawaii, Blue Lagoon and Bloody Mary. They are Read more...

D.I.Y Desk Calendar with Watercolor Floral Ballet Paper Pack

Hello everyone, here's Mukta wishing you all a Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great festive season and spent some quality time with family and friends.....well at least I did!! I sure hope you guys had some wonderful as well as some life changing moments this year....had some specials days and marked them on your calendar. A new year has started and to keep celebrating the special days of this year we sure need to mark them on a new calendar. So here I have a project for you all to Read more...

Once Upon A Time…….. Shabby Chic Mixed Media Altered Bottle

Hello all you lovely people, Mukta here! Winter is setting in and that means.....we are nearing the end of yet another crafty year......there is yet a month more and we here at Itsy Bitsy have so much more to show you guys....I hope you guys are finding inspiration in what we are putting up for you all. This is my favorite season and it just creates this whimsical and magical scene for me......I can't really explain but I just like to add glitter and sparkle in everything I make (Trust me even Read more...

Lippan Kaam……Kutch Mirror Art in My style!

Hello all you wonderful people This is Mukta here today and I have an art canvas for you all today.  I was recently doing some research for a vacation to Rann of Kutch,  Gujarat and doing that, I came across this traditional mural art form of Kutch called  Lippan Kaam. It is also called mud and mirror work or Chittar kaam. So traditionally, It is made using a mixture of clay or mud with animal dung (preferably donkey, camel or peacock) and mirrors. It is done on the interiors as well Read more...

Mixed Media Altered Art – Wooden Desk Organizer

Hey arty-crafty folks, This is Mukta and I hope you all are inspired by the beautiful projects my teammates are coming up with......well at least I am in awe !!!  I have a Mixed Media Altered Art today and I am altering a Wooden Organizer with 2 compartments.  I would like to tell you that its my FIRST ATTEMPT at this genre of art and so please forgive me if I do something wrong.......I believe art is all about making mistakes and learning from them......Experimenting and Learning and having Read more...