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...

Sprinkle Some Glitter! Altered Bottle Art

Happy New Year to you all! Its Ann here.... Lets look at an altered bottle art, up-cycling project today. This project is easy and can be done in a few easy steps. 1. Prepare the surface Make sure the surface of the bottle is clean and dust free. Apply a coat of gesso.  Gesso prepares (or “primes”) the surface for painting, making the surface slightly textured and ready to accept  paint. 2. Dab metallic paint Use a sponge dabber to dab Tinted Metallic paint onto the center of 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...

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...

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...