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Easy rakhi_card stock

Easy rakhi making craft – with card stock

With raksha bandhan coming up, here is an easy rakhi making tutorial on how to make a rakhi with card stock and paper. The technique is pretty simple using basic supplies and you can make this along with your kids.

Easy rakhi_card stock

How to make an easy rakhi using card stock – Tutorial

Step 1:

Draw a circle on a sheet of colored handmade paper.

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Step 2:

Cut out along the outline drawn.

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Step 3:

Make fringes along the outline of the circle by making even cuts as shown. Fringing scissors can be used here.

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Make such cuts with equal depth – the base of the rakhi is done.

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Step 4:

Apply glue along the center of the circle as shown.

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Step 5:

Place a string/thread on the glue applied and press so it sticks well.

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Step 6:

Make a rosette (accordion flower style) using a strip of card stock. The steps to make this rosette have been provided here.

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Embellish the center of the rosette with a rhinestone.

Step 7:

Glue the accordion flower on top of the circle base and press well. Allow the glue to dry.

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Step 8:

You can either finish with the above step or add a bit more sparkle with a line of small golden rhinestones.

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Once the rhinestones are glued – the completed rakhi…

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6 comments

  1. Really wonderful..I made it for my daughter for her rakhi celebration at her school.:)

  2. I M DHRUV FROM KURAWALI DIST; MAINPURI

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