Smile Please – Mixed Media Layout

Hi crafters, DT member Nandhini Vasandan here. I am back with another scintillating and beautiful project, a mixed media layout for you all. Here is the step by step process about how I used different mediums to create this wonderful art piece. I have taken two sheets from Little Birdie 'Birds and Berries' 12"x12" paper pack. Then, I  fussy cut few elements and overlaid the two sheets as desired. Next, I applied clear gesso over the paper to prime it. For textures, I used a few Read more...

Steampunk Mixed Media Canvas

Hello Everyone! I am Sirisha Setia, presenting you my steampunk mixed media canvas with some amazing products from Itsy Bitsy. You can create this super quick layout on watch boxes, photo frames as a gift for men. Super gorgeous shades of blue, green and copper with the awesome MDF chipboard embellishments. Here is a quick picture tutorial with detailed steps for all of you guys. I hope it will be easier to follow and you all will give it a try. 1. I have used a 10 by 10 in canvas Read more...

Mandala Planter Inspired by Mexican Art

Hi Creatives...  A garden is the best place in the house, as it is one of the best places to relax and get some relief from the busy life. Moreover having a garden in the house welcomes many health benefits. A beautiful garden is made up of healthy plants and a tasteful decor. One such  decor is a decorative garden planter. Let's give a beautiful look to a simple old planter and turn it into a planter with a vivid look inspired from Mexican art. On to the project. Step 1: I have taken Read more...

Mixed Media Birdhouse

Hi All, Chitrali  here! Today I am on the blog with a shabby chic mixed media home decor Birdhouse with limited supplies. As we all are in a lock down situation, we may not have lot of supplies, so I wanted to create something with whatever supplies that are  available with me right now. I'm using waste materials like, a broken cup, old plastic containers, cardboard, foil roll etc. We know this month the star product for the Blog Challenge is Little Birdie handmade flowers. So, Please Read more...

Everything Beautiful Has It’s Moment – A Pretty Paper Crafting Project

Hello friends! Ashwini here with you today. Are you  aware that this month we are here to inspire you with some amazing paper crafts.  I have used some paper packs, handmade flowers and many more thinks from the store. Lets get started: Firstly, I have used the 12" by 12" paper packs- Sunshine & Lemonade and Forever & Always. I tore a paper from the pack and stuck it over another paper as shown the pic below. Using a stencil, I have applied mixed media paste in Read more...

Diary Cover Makeover And Bookmark

Hi everyone, Anamika here! Today I am back with a diary cover makeover. It's very easy to make and yet gives a lovely look to your diary. So let's get started. I took an old diary ....one with which I couldn't part, as it had done precious notes of mine. I took the 'Fairy Sparkle' paper pack. 2. I cut the paper in the size of the cover. I did some stamping and then applied clear gesso. Once dry, I gave the edges a distressed look using some white gesso and brown acrylic paints. 3.  I Read more...