Magical Monogram

Hello Everyone! Welcome to another blog by your crafty friend Virti Mehta. Today I would like to ask you a question - Do you like something that is made particularly for you? Let me put it like this for you- won't it be great if someday someone gives you a handmade gift particularly for you only? Either way, your answer is going to be a BIG YES! So, today we are going to make a personalized monogram. Let us start right away. Firstly, We need a paper mache monograms. You find a wide Read more...

Introduction to Watercolor Pencils

Hello Creatives!! I am Kasturi your fellow artist. Today's project is not a DIY but an introduction to a very unique media which I feel is underestimated and once you try it you will definitely want to explore more. These are watercolour pencils. So if you are a beginner at watercolours or if you want to use watercolor pencils but you are not sure how to use them and what to paint with them, this blog is for you. We will discuss step by step process and different ways in which you can paint Read more...

Grungy Decorative Mixed Media Panel

Hi friends, DT member Nandhini Vasandan here. Here I am with another beautiful mixed media inspiration for you all.  Here is the step by step process about how I used different mediums to create this wonderful art piece. Step1: I have taken an MDF board and few cutouts and have coloured them with charcoal chalk paint. Then I used 'Wings' silicon mould and modelling clay to make clay embellishments. Do check out the wide range of moulds available at the store. Step 2: Next, Read more...

Steampunk Altered Bottles

  Hello Friends, Suman Pandit here with you today. I created a set of 'Steampunk Altered Bottles' with lots of mixed media supplies from Itsy Bitsy. I used Little Birdie Grainy texture paste and Stone texture paste , some random laces, and twine to create the background texture on the glass bottles...   Then, I used a stencil from the store and crackle paste to add some more texture... I wanted to use the steampunk bulb chipboard set as the focal point on the bottles. Read more...

Rustic, Vintage Mixed Media Hanging Decor

Hello all crafty friends, Shalini Kundrai here with a mixed media project. As you all know we are celebrating mixed media month. Here is my own version of mixed media named “freedom” for my studio. Sometimes in life we follow certain things or rules blindly because of conditioning by the society we live in, afraid to follow our heart or try something new, but friends, there is a very beautiful way to break the barriers and get freedom is positive self-talk and affirmations. So the project Read more...

Romantic Exploding Gift Box

Hello Everyone! Swarna Raman here to keep you inspired! February, the month of love is about to end....before it goes, I wanted to share an exploding gift box that you can make for someone special anytime of the year! Lets get to the tutorial . For the base, I have taken a white cardstock of 12" * 12" and scored at 4" and 8" on all sides. Little Birdie's newly launched Paper Trimmer has helped me a lot for scoring and trimming the papers. After scoring and folding the papers, Read more...

Mixed Media Home Décor

Hello everyone it's Pooja Sharma here today! I will show you how to create an easy and cool mixed media home décor. I also have a video tutorial for this project, but before that  let me explain about the process and the materials I have used. Step:1 I had an old earthen pot with me and wanted to give it a new look. So, I used it as a base for my project. I made made a structure of tree stems with hard wire and put it around the mouth of this pot   Step 2: I made some leaves and flower Read more...

Celebrate Love – Mixed Media Decor

Hi friends, DT Member Nandhini Vasandan here! Valentine's Day is gone but love is in the air all through the year... Today I will share the step by step process of a mixed media decor I created, to Celebrate Love! Handmade gifts are not just special, but throws in a whole new meaning and value for the gift, for your loved ones. I have used loads of mixed media techniques to make this decor piece. Let me take you through the steps in making this wonderful piece. I started with  Step Read more...

Mixed Media Decor – Miracles Happen

 MIRACLES HAPPEN   Hello & Namaste , Bela Shah here today with you! I altered a wooden slice with loads of Little Birdie craft supplies  to bring my imagination to life and I am eager to share it with you. I had this project in my mind for a long time and I thought because its on a natural base I would like to make it rustic. So I kept the colour scheme as natural as possible. To give it that natural look, I also used lot of things that came straight from nature I feel Read more...

Mixed Media Tag – Love The Life You Live

Namaste Friends!! I am Kriti. Hope you all are fine and healthy. Today I have a mixed media tag for you to inspire you create something similar and join the ongoing Mixed Media Challenge. This is what I made... Step 1 : Take a piece of cardboard and apply white gesso over it to completely cover it. I have given two coats of gesso as I have not taken a primed canvas. Gesso is used to make the surface non- porous, which prepars the surface for different paints and mediums.   Step Read more...