Hello readers! The first collection of Maithri’s Jewels which would be a lovely collection of semi-precious bead necklaces is on sale from today. Each necklace is unique and there are no two pieces of one design! All beads used are natural and no synthetic replicas have been used. So ladies, get ready to flaunt in style! The first collection is here: Check out our Facebook page for prices and to order : https://www.facebook.com/ArtPlatterRead More »
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So here is the big news!! I will be soon be launching my own line of fusion jewelry under the name “Maithri’s Jewels”. For some time now, many have asked me if I sell my jewellery and I have always been responding with a “Soon”. And the time is now here… Maithri’s jewels will consist of various types of handmade jewelry – we will have handmade bead necklaces made of lovely semi-precious stones, glass bead jewelry, terracotta necklace sets and many more based on our visitor requirements. This month we launch this ambitious project of mine with semi-precious bead jewelry ranging from occasion wear to luxury wear. So get ready ...Read More »
Today we’ve made a simple Thank you card using card stock, some colorful buttons and a white ink pen. You can make this card in under 15 minutes and it looks pretty cool!Read More »
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Hello there people!! Thank you all for your responses showing interest in the online Workshop to be conducted. The sub-topics to be covered are: Basics of quilling How to make a quilling stud How to make a quilling jhumka How to make a dangling earring with quilling Tips and tricks Please keep the following materials available: Slotted quilling tool Quilling strips Fabric glue Earring posts and ear backs Fish hook ear wires Couple of beads or bead spacers of choice Jump rings Flat nose pliers (optional) We still have two slots open and you are welcome to contact me on email@example.com latest by 16th June 2015. Thank you all for the ...Read More »
Here is a simple jewelry making tutorial. Following our studs inspired by the Gerbera flower, here is a pretty pair of quilled studs inspired by the small yet beautiful Hydrangea flowers. The technique of quilling used is simple and you need just some basic earring making findings for this project.Read More »
A quilling photo frame can be a beautiful piece of gift for any occasion. All you need is card board, card stock, quilling strips in required colors (preferably 5mm), quilling needle, scissors and glue. You can choose the design that you think your audience would like and just keep improvising!Read More »
Here is a simple tutorial to make your own pair of light weight jute earrings. Rhinestone embellishments and jute sheets have been used in the project which are simple enough for even kids to use!Read More »
It is Pongal day and here is a card made primarily of rhinestones for all of you!! This card has been made using yellow card stock, rhinestones, flat back pearls, bead ball chain and glue. Hope you have fun with your family and friends this Pongal!Read More »
Here is a pretty and colorful new year card you could make quickly with just a few embellishments and card stock to give your dear ones this new year. This card could be done by kids as well during these holidays.Read More »
With Christmas just a few days away, here is a craft project for kids. The trees are made using construction paper, plastic dew drops and a few star sequins. These Christmas trees would make pretty decor pieces for your table.Read More »
A beautiful Gerbera had bloomed in our garden. Looking at the flower made me try doing these pretty pair of earrings inspired by the pattern of Gerbera flowers… Let us head to the tutorial on Gerbera inspired quilled studs.Read More »
We will be transforming a plain clay lantern into a colorful piece of decor in this DIY on ‘Clay lantern decor’. So let’s begin!Read More »
Here is a set of brightly colored clay diyas for Karthigai. This is yet another diya decoration project for the festival season – but unlike previous projects where rhinestones and such other embellishments are used, in this project we use acrylic paints and 3 D outliner for a different effect.Read More »
Have you seen the traditional silk sarees of Kancheepuram? If yes, you would have seen the famous temple motif on the borders of these sarees. Taking inspiration from this design, the below temple border motif kundan rangoli has been made with OHP sheet as its base.Read More »