Sometime back, I was telling you about a craft exhibition organized by Dastkar… I bought two small butterflies made out of clay at this fair. These butterflies each was prices at about ten bucks (Rupees) and I had to buy them. There is a small loop made out of metal at the back with which these butterflies can be hung to make pretty pieces of decor. So here we are about to see how to make clay butterfly decor.Read More »
A quilling photo frame can be a beautiful piece of gift for any occasion. All you need is card board...
Here is a tutorial on making tiny lucky hearts using patterned paper. These can be converted into cu...
A tutorial on making some lovely seashell magnets with Valentines Day theme has been showcased here....
A few types of quilling hearts have been showcased here. This is just an idea of the various pattern...
Quick to make heart cake toppers can add more charm to your Valentines day celebrations! These toppe...
We begin our valentines day crafts with these pretty pair of heart bead earrings made using acrylic ...
This clay owl coaster tutorial post is a little special to me. This is the first post by a guest contributor on this site… and who is this guest contributor you ask?! Just like me, he has a deep interest in arts and crafts and has been a closet artist for long. My continuous nagging has finally brought one of his art projects to light… our latest guest contributor – my dearest husband !! This coaster has been made using air dry terracotta clay. He had bought this in Ananda stationery, Adyar Chennai.Read More »
Here is a colorful birthday card made with supplies that are easily available. And making this caard takes less than half hour…so that’s pretty cool too!!Read More »
There is a smaller entrance to our house and everyday, we draw some small kolam pattern in front of this entrance. I got bored with the usual small patterns that I drew and so, I came up with these tiny sikku kolams which are drawn on a 3 X 3 dot matrix. Some of these kolams are age old patterns while the rest are just products of my imagination. These are real simple to drawn and will also come in handy for those living in apartments.Read More »
Dastkar is a society for craftspeople based out of India.The organisation conducts various exhibitions and melas to bring the work of craftspeople to a common platform in an organized manner. I had been to one of Dastkar’s recent exhibitions at Chennai and loved it! A glimpse of what I got to see is here…Read More »
Craft foam is a fun material to work with. The bright colors are suitable for a variety of craft projects. Here is a simple project with steps on how to make foam magnets.Read More »
A ‘Missing you’ quilled card has been made using plain white card stock and quilling strips.Read More »
This is a DIY on making quiling earrings in the Christmassy colors red and green. This is my first attempt at making something using Susan’s beehive quilling technique as well! So let’s begin the tute on making these pretty pair of Christmassy earrings…!Read More »
Here is a handmade quilling Christmas tree card made using patterned card, white card stock and paper strips for quilling. Small white rhinestones have been used minimally. The colors are mild giving the card a simple and elegant look.Read More »
Tulsi pot or tulsi maadam as it is called is considered auspicious and adorns many homes. This tutorial shows how a tulsi pot shaped diya can be decorated in a simple and charming manner.Read More »
This tutorial shows how to make a pair of tightly quilled earrings using purple and magenta color quilled strips.Read More »
Easy and quick craft project… kundan flower magnets made using rhinestones and craft foam… to add sparkle to your festive decor.Read More »
Here is how you could add some color to tea light candles… A set of fabric tape tea lights have been made using fabric tape in different colors and patterns… Such a simple craft project to instantly add color to your homes!!Read More »
Here is an easy ankle bracelet diy project which explains how a beaded ankle bracelet can be made using acrylic and pearl beads.Read More »
This tutorial explains how a re-arrangeable kundan rangoli can be made using OHP sheets as the base. These rangolis can be used to decorate your homes around the Navrathri and Diwali season.Read More »