A Pretty Box – Inside & Out

Hello everyone, Vini Gupta with you today to share an altered box. I have used three 4x4 inch stencils from the store to create different effects for a make over of a plain MDF box. The beauty of the stencils is that the designs are elaborate yet they fit in small spaces. I created the effects using 2 in 1 mixed media paste, embossing texture paste and metallic wax. The final finishing touches were added using paper packs and flowers from the store. As a first step, I primed the box Read more...

Tea light holder, Fridge Magnet and Bookmark with Sparkle Paste

Hello lovely artists and crafters How are you all? Summer vacations are on and I am sure you all must be fully occupied with kids and their summer camps. If not,  let's do some easy peasy project this time with Sparkle Paste. When it comes to candles and glitter, they are a killer combination. The sparkle really creates a magical effect in candlelight. Today I have 3 projects for you..... lets see them all! The first project is a decoupage candle holder and others are a fridge magnet 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...