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How to make a paper lantern for Diwali – DIY

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A very warm hello and a Happy Diwali to all the readers! I hope this festive time is real fun for all of you and the New Year brings in loads of joy and success to all of you! Diwali, my favourite festival, is a time to rejoice and spread love and happiness. I totally love the bright faces and bright lights all around. Every year people find out newer ways to decorate and light up their homes! I always wanted to make a nice kandil (paper lantern) of my own, since childhood. Most of the houses in our locality used to have this quintessential star lantern at the entrance ...

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Simple beautiful decoupage on bottle

Bottle decoupage

It has been sort of slack for a couple of weeks now but guess not for long now as we are almost into the festive season. Come August and there is little respite till the New Year. I was reading an article on how more and more people in urban India are getting into the DIY mode. DIYs or ‘Do it yourself’ has been very popular these days and it has become a part of our culture. There is an introduction of an unheard product, concept or hobby almost every month. Like the other day I came to know about milk paint which is made from milk products and is ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Decoupage

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Derived from the French word ‘découper’ which means to cut out, decoupage refers to the art of layering cutouts of pictures onto an object. The process is completed by coating the object with multiple layers of varnish. Paper-mâché items, glass, wood, and vases can be enhanced using this technique. The winning quality of this art is how the varnish causes the end product to look like it has been meticulously painted upon. What could you decorate? A wide variety of household items may be decorated, including boxes, flower pots, mirrors, photo frames, trays, lamps, and furniture pieces. You may either choose to revamp the existing objects, or buy plain items ...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Paper Quilling Tools

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A Beginner’s Guide To Paper Quilling Tools The thought of starting a new craft seems to be quite intimidating for most of us. It is not the fear of whether you will be able to excel in it or not, but the fear of lack of right tools to get started. Thankfully, it is not the case with paper quilling. To begin with this fantastic paper craft, you simply need a quilling tool, glue, and quilling strips. But as you proceed further, you need to invest in quilling tools to excel in this craft to complete some fantastic projects like wall art, home décor, jewelry, painting, photo frames and more. ...

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