Mini Canvas with Glitter Fabric Paints

Hello crafters, I am Sabiha Khan and am glad to be  back with you all with my inspiration post for this month. Today I am using newly released Little birdie glitter fabric paints for my project. These paints come in 12  Fabulous shades which are just apt for any type of fabric painting. These paints can also be used on surfaces like paper, foam, wood and plastic. They are easy to used and are creamy in texture. These can be applied with brush, sponge or palette knife. Today I will show you Read more...

Magnet in an Easel Card Featuring Instant Image Transfer Gel

Hello Crafties! This is Priyanka with my very first blog post as a design team member for Itsy Bitsy - my favorite craft store! Before I begin my tutorial, I would like to thank Rashmi and Harish for giving me this awesome opportunity. Also, big thanks to Anitha and IB team for their continual help & support. As you know, the theme for this month's challenge is - Anything goes with Little Birdie Instant Image Transfer Gel.     For this, I have an easel card for Read more...

Mixed Media Card

Hi All, Nupur here today, Lets take a look at what I made! Yes, its a mixed media card, with lots of texture and an embossed frame and more... Let us take a look at how I made it. I used cardstock and a pattern paper from the Cottage Lace paper pack. I embossed the smaller cutouts of cardstock with the help of an embossing folder. And colored them with distress ink. In the lace pattern cutout, I applied heavy gel medium through a stencil that gives the look of pebbles. Added Read more...

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...

Flowers, Fresh air and Sunshine …It’s Spring!!

Hello everyone, Gayathri here Today I am sharing a project made as an inspiration for this month's blog challenge theme - Spring. For me Spring is all colors, bright sunshine and fresh air.  So here is my card using acrylic stamps from Itsy Bitsy. Here is a step by step tutorial on how I made the card. I took a top folding white card base measuring - 4" x 5.5 " On another piece I die cut a rectangular piece using the cross-stitch rectangle die. I added washi tape on one Read more...

A Walk Through Cardstocks

Hello everyone, Tejal here with a review of cardstocks that are available at Itsy Bitsy. This is actually less of a review and more of experimenting. I have put the papers through almost everything I can think of..i.e, which I normally use in my crafting. There are many unexplored ways to use these papers, and I haven't gotten around to all of them... mixed media, scrapbook layouts, quilling etc. just to name a few. As a stamper, most of my needs revolve around inking, distressing, water-coloring, Read more...