Upcycled Tissue Box

Hi arty-crafty people, Lekha here today! In my last blog post I had upcycled an old tray using the Little Birdie chalk paints and today its time to reclaim an old tissue box(which incidentally I had made a few years back for my home). I had done decoupage on the tissue box previously, so the first step was to remove the decoupage paper. You can try using some sharp knife or a spatula to tear off the paper or use a sandpaper to get the surface of the box as smooth as possible. Next, I applied Read more…

Rags to Riches

Hi crafty people, Wishing you all a very Happy New Year !! May this year bring loads of craft supplies to your desk! ūüôā I started my year with up cycling this lovely tray for a client. The tray had been part of the family for sometime and she asked me to give it a new look. And what could be better than Itsy Bitsy chalk paints to brighten up an old and dull tray. Its a photo heavy post, so sit back enjoy the transformation. For the first step I cleaned the entire tray with a hard brush to Read more…

Floral Stone Texture Frames

Hey crafty people, Lekha here with another project using the Little Birdie Stone Texture Paste. See how these Stone Texture Pastes in different colours can transform a plain wooden frame into a pretty home decor piece. Let’s get started with this easy tutorial. I painted these two frames with chalk paints( Butternut Squash and Rainy Day) with a coordinating color to the the Stone Texture Paste. These frames can be put on the wall as well sit on table top. 2. On the first frame I Read more…

The Little Bird Cottage

Hello arty-crafty people, Lekha here with my take on the Stone Texture Paste and my inspiration for this month’s challenge. But before that, wanted to show you my last shopping haul from Itsy Bitsy store. I have always loved these handmade flowers from IB and the Sale is the best time to buy them at amazing prices. So if you missed having these in your stack and than hurry and buy these gorgeous flowers from the IB store. Would share my projects¬† using these flowers soon. Coming to the project Read more…

Mystique Fluid Art Tray

Hi, crafty people Lekha here with my latest project made using¬† Little Birdie pouring paints and pouring medium. I have used two pouring paint colors Pineapple Crush and Timeless Teal to add dimension to a wooden tray.¬† Itsy Bitsy offers some amazing wooden products in their home home decor collection. I have used this¬† wooden tray with a rounded edge for my project today. Step 1: Before pouring the paint I have colored all the sides of the tray in gold acrylic paint. Step 2: Next, Read more…

Fun DIY Pour Paint Canvas

Hi everyone, Lekha here! Today I would be sharing with you a fun DIY project using Little Birdie’s Pouring Medium and the Acrylic Pouring Paints. Acrylic¬†pouring or fluid art is a¬†painting¬†technique where acrylic¬†paint¬†is mixed with¬†¬†pouring¬†medium and then poured onto a surface in a variety of ways.¬† Sometimes colors are poured directly from individual cups, and at other times multiple colors are combined into one cup and poured together. What makes every paint pouring project so Read more…

The Primrose Affair

Hi crafty people, Lekha here and I am back with a ‘Home Decor’ creation for you, which is the theme for this month’s Blog Challenge.¬† I would be up cycling an almost 20 year old instrument box . It’s one of my favorite boxes for stocking all my quilling supplies, stamps, and ink while I travel or have to take them for small workshops. A friend recently suggested to beautify this boring black box and here I am with my version. Nothing else could have been more gorgeous than Itsy Bitsy’s Primrose Read more…

Heart Felt Florals

Hi lovely people, Lekha Jain here! I am back with the Itsy Bitsy design team for another term. Its a complete honor to be a part of a very creative group and laying my hands on some awesome craft supplies (don’t we all love IB products!!). This month’s theme for the Blog Challenge is ‘Home Decor’ and I thought of designing a wooden plaque for my picture wall at home. After pondering over many ideas and techniques, I zeroed on a heart shaped plaque with some handcrafted felt flowers. If you have Read more…