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...

Mixed Media Canvas

Namaste friends! Kriti this side.....hope you all are enjoying....and having a great time! Today...I am here with a mixed media canvas. I have used lots of mixed media supplies from Little Birdie. Here is my canvas.... So, let's start the tutorial... I took a canvas and applied Little Birdie's Crackle Paste through a stencil. Next, I took Little Birdie's Mixed Media Fiber paste and applied as shown in the picture to add some extra textures to my canvas.... After that I took Little Read more...

Mermaid Blues

Hi creatives, Roopashree here! I am immensely glad to continue my 2nd term as as Design Team member & hope I have inspired many fellow crafters with my creative projects & continue to do so. Without further ado let start the project. The newly launched mini stencils are so beautiful & handy, let's use these cuties & Paper pack "Songs of the Sea?" & create a photo gallery. Step 1 : Take one 10"X12" & two 4"X4" MDF as base & a beautiful fish scale Read more...

Dream Girl – Mixed Media Card Featuring Little Birdie Metallic Wax

Hi Crafties! Priyanka Kantak here. I am back with another inspirational project for the ongoing Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge #21 : Anything Goes with Little Birdie Metallic Wax. We all have dreams! Dreams of soaring high, dreams of having it all... Today, I have a card that tries to illustrate those dreams! This is my first ever mixed media card! Read on further to know how I made it... Lets begin! Step 1: On a 5.5 x 6 inches panel of Bright White cardstock, I used the Net stencil Read more...

Watercolour Blooms – Colouring Techniques on Watercolour Paper

Hello people!! A happy Friday to you all. This is Anila over the blog.  I am back again with another post inspiring you to play along with our current Blog Challenge - Anything goes with Watercolour embellishments.  Check out all the details of the challenge here. With the weekend around, I am sure you will find time to make something for it. Before proceeding, I just want to remind you all to check the newly launched IB website,  if you haven't already. There is an ongoing sale for Read more...

Mixed Media Layout – Sunshine

Hello guys, This is DT Mukta here, back with a mixed media layout for you all.  I have a pictorial tutorial to show you how I made this from the scratch using Little Birdie's Embossing Texture Paste.  My layout is a representation of my 2 favorite seasons....summer and fall and it is mainly because of the beautiful colors which the nature offers us during these seasons. This layout is summery with many flowers and butterflies and has a touch of fall colors.....yellow, orange and red. I get these Read more...

A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi friends, Saadia here today! Sharing with you a mixed media canvas. I hope you like it . Let's start : I glued pages from an old book to my 8x10 inch canvas. Then I mixed Texture Sand with 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and applied it to the canvas through a stencil. Covered the canvas with diluted white gesso. Next, I cut a crescent shape from chipboard and glued surgical gauze with gel medium. Stenciled a design with a mixture of 2 in 1 Mixed Media Paste and Texture Sand. Applied Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge 17

Hello Crafty Friends, Hema here today with you all . You guys  must be waiting excitedly for the next Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge. I think few of you would have guessed it already what the next challenge is all about. Yes, it is anything that goes with Little Birdie's Embossing Texture Paste. They are so versatile that you can use them in cards, mixed media or any other project….. Can’t wait to see what you make with them…so without much ado…I am happy to announce our Challenge #17 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...

Life is Beautiful -A Mixed Media Layout

Hi Everyone... Saadia here, Today, I want to share with you a mixed media layout. Little Birdie Crafts has recently launched new designs of flowers. They are very beautiful and perfect for mixed media layouts, scrapbooks, canvas, cards and home decor projects. Lets start: I used an old 10x 12 inches canvas. It had old paint and papers on it. I covered it with white gesso. Little Birdie gesso is my new favourite. It is stark white and primes the surface beautifully even with a single coat. Read more...