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...

Mixed Media Altered Diary

Hello friends. I hope you all are doing great. DT member Vidhu Thareja back on the blog with a new inspirational project for the ongoing Mixed Media Blog Challenge. This time I have altered a diary using some of the awesome mixed media supplies from Itsy Bitsy. I have a stepwise picture tutorial for you all. So without wasting more time let's start the tutorial.... I had a plain diary so I decided to do makeover for it. The first step is to prepare the base to work further. So I applied Read more...

Live Your Dreams – A Mixed Media Canvas

Hi Everyone, Saadia here, Today, I am sharing  a mixed media project with you. I hope you like it. Let's start : I used an 8x10 inches canvas panel by Monte Marte, as my substrate. I covered it with Little Birdie 2 in 1 Mixed Media paste. I applied the paste through a  Little Birdie stencil. Next, I glued my embellishments with Heavy Gel medium - Matte. I glued the flowers with hot glue gun to save time. After that, I covered everything with White gesso. This gesso is 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...

A Vintage Mixed Media Altered Box

Hi Everyone, Saadia here! Today, I want to share with you an altered box. I used Little Birdie's recently launched colors of Chalk Paints. The chalk paints are fast drying matte acrylic paints. They can be used on home decor projects, furniture, canvas , paper and even very slick surfaces. They give beautiful coverage even with one coat and the color range is just amazing.   I hope you like my project. Lets start: I covered the box with Little Birdie's white Gesso. This Read more...

Transferring Images on Different Surfaces with Photo Transfer Medium

Hello everyone, hope you all are doing great ! Vaishali here and I am happy to be writing today about a wonderful technique -Photo Transfer also known as Image Transfer !! Yes indeed its's transferring your imaginations, memories and creating  beautiful treasures from them..... I have done photo transfer on various surfaces, like metal, glass, wood , fabric and chipboard, using Little Birdie's recently launched Photo Transfer Medium.  All the recently launched Little Birdie products at Itsy Bitsy, have Read more...

Decoupage Paint Box with a Vintage Essence

Hello everyone, Lisa here with my most recent creation for the Itsy Bitsy design team. This month we have been looking at the stunning Itsy Bitsy decoupage papers. There is a fabulous range of excellent quality decoupage papers on the website, a whole collection of beautiful colours, patterns, themes, vintage,  vibrant... to suit everyone's taste. For my project I chose to work with the A4 Butterfly Chronicle decoupage sheets. Here is my finished creation. Here is the step by step Read more...

The Girl in the Frame- Mixed Media Layout

Hello everyone! Lisa here with my next creation for Itsy Bitsy. Used lots of lovely Itsy Bitsy mixed media products on this project to add lots of different textures. This is a 12 x 12 inch piece what I am calling 'The Girl in the Frame'. I started with ripping a piece of 12 inch Textured White Premium Cardstock  in to strips. I then glued the strips to the centre of a 12 inch square piece of grey board with Craft Glue. I continually kept on overlaying Read more...