A piece of gift wrapper can be turned into a charming pendant in no time. Here’s how.
Archive for February, 2012
A simple pair of quilled earrings made using the tear drop pattern (yes..yet again!)
Any old bottle lying around at your home can be converted into an elegant vase. You can use jute or woolen yarn (or use them both!) to make vases with this technique.
Wool yarn can be wrapped around your old wooden or plastic bangles. A brand new accessory is what you’ve made for yourself in no time.
The traditional rangolis which have been used for years to adorn homes during festivals have in the recent past acquired a new form of kundan rangolis.
Kundan rangolis or floating rangolis as they are sometimes referred to as are made using transparent plastic or cardboard sheets and kundan stones (rhinestones or plastic gems). The rangoli made in this project is a single piece rangoli which does not need to be assembled.
Craspedia flowers or billy buttons can be made using wool yarn to brighten up the living room. These flowers are one of the simplest flowers to make too!
Poinsettia flowers are my favorite – they’ve got a festive look in them, I don’t know how but just looking at them brings a feeling of joy (maybe its the but the red and green color?) and now I’ve got one more reason, they’re simple to make too!
I can’t have enough quilled earrings. Simple patterns and pretty results – only quilling can give you that. So here is another simple hoop pattern designs made using quilling strips.
One of the useful models of origami is an origami corner bookmark which can be made in a few simple steps. Gift wrapping paper has been up-cycled and used for this bookmark.
Here is a simple technique to make corner bookmarks using card stock. These corner bookmarks are quite useful and they look cute too!
You can make unique bookmarks in different designs using this method. Bookmarks make good giveaways too. You can customize these to suit different occasions.
Here is the first Origami model suited for St.Patrick’s Day. A four leaf modular origami model is done here.
For my cousin’s birthday this year, I decided to make a cute cup cake which she probably can not eat, but that which she can keep safely without having to refrigerate it.