FAIRY HOUSE JAR

This is the type that fairy tales are made of!! Take any jar or bottle that you have and make a nice Fairy House Jar out of it. For this project, I have used a Plastic Jar. This technique however works very well with large mason jars too!! METHOD: Select a jar which you wish... Continue Reading →

TOAST GLASSES

A toast for great occasions gets even more pepped up when there is an artistic touch to it especially when personalizing things has become the new fancy. In this DIY two wine glasses have been decorated for the Bride and Groom using just a handful of products. PAINTING THE GLASSES: Clean the surface of the... Continue Reading →

CHRISTMAS BOTTLE DÉCOR

Last minute preparations for gatherings during the festive season is great fun. Here’s a quick DIY to add some colour to bottles!! Using this technique, you can enhance the look of wine and juice bottles to add in some merry cheer for festivities. HOW TO PAINT A BOTTLE Clean the surface of the bottle thoroughly.... Continue Reading →

Simple Decoupage on a Box

Because the best gifts are handmade ones and the best ones have beautiful packaging!Here’s how you can decoupage a wooden box to serve the purpose of an ornamental wedding gift box which can also be used as a jewelry box. The quickest and easiest way to Decoupage.. This is with a couple of tips and... Continue Reading →

GALAXY PAINTING

It’s the end of another academic year and the end of a set of worn out shoes. But, here’s a quick activity of painting and beautifying shoes that kids will enjoy. This is again a DIY from my archives, I had designed this for Hobby Ideas when I was working with them. This is how... Continue Reading →

FABRIC POUCH USING ORIGAMI TECHNIQUE

While playing along the Craft Challenge at the HAPPYMOMENTZZ blog, I decided to blog about another craft that I had designed for Hobby Ideas. This is a fabric pouch that is made using simple Origami folding techniques. I have further worked to make it a marine theme fabric pencil holder using simple folding techniques, glue... Continue Reading →

PAPER QUILLING ON A TISSUE BOX

It's great fun playing along various blog challenges and today the Prompt at The Happymomentzz Blog is Paper Quilling!! So I will be sharing a blog post thay I had written for the Hobby Ideas Website a couple of years back, on how to embellish a wooden tissue box using Paper Quills. Here's how I... Continue Reading →

COMIC BOOK PENCIL STAND

Hello Folks!! So today I will be sharing a simple DIY for children. This particular one was designed for the Hobby Ideas team, Pidilite Industries, when I was working with them as a Content Expert. During the summer holidays, when kids are busy with comics, there’s a quick DIY that kids will love to do.... Continue Reading →

PAINTED RICE SIEVE

Down south in India, married women invite other married women home and offer a thamboolam to honour the women power/shakti/Goddess Durga, which they believe resides in every lady. To offer Thamboolam, one can paint these rice sieves and add a dash of colour to the Thambool. Traditional farming methods use the rice sieve to separate... Continue Reading →

COLOURFUL JOOTIS

How about adding your art, heart and soul by hand-painting traditional jootis for your sole? Here's how you can go about using the entire range of paints that adhere to fabric, to beautify sandals for a grand occasion. HOW TO PAINT A JOOTI: Paint the jootis with a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic black paint.... Continue Reading →

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