Here is how you could make the traditional origami star. I’ve tried to make the tutorial self explanatory with the pictures. Have fun!
Archive for March, 2012
Here is how you can make a paper cap using the technique of Origami.
The size of the paper used here is 8″ X 8″ for the purpose of demonstration. You would need a bigger sheet of paper if you actually want to use the cap!
Clay murals can be done on almost any surface. In this tutorial, you will see how a clay mural can be done on a block of wood.
This is just a simple tutorial on how you could add a little ethnic touch to your cushion covers.
You need about 15 minutes to get this done.
Madhubani Paintings, also known as Mithila paintings is one of the ancient forms of painting which originated in Mithila, in the state of Bihar. The paints were made using natural dyes/pigments and painted using twigs or fingers. In the ancient days, the mud walls of houses served as the canvas for this art while these days Madhubani paintings are done on canvas, handmade paper or cloth.
As an admirer of this form of painting, and as a beginner, this is my first attempt at making a simple Madhubani design on a mud pot.
There were so many gift wrappers lying around and I had to use them up. So I took an old terracotta pot and decided to give a decoupage face lift to the old pot.
My cell phone has been in need of a pouch for long and finally I decided to make one. And my good old friend, ‘felt’ was more than happy to lend a helping hand. So here is how I made it.
Here are a set of nail designs in black and white. These colors are good to go with any party wear and most of the designs are such that they can be carried well with formal wear too.
I stumbled upon many of these nail designs as I was doing some research on the different types of fashion statements one could make using these salt and pepper shades.
M Seal is a convenient product to use for making different hand crafted items. Here is an attempt at making a necklace using M Seal.
Continuing in my line of felting experiments, here is a layered felt brooch. You will need single or double sided felt cloth in two colors and sewing thread to make this brooch.
We will be making a pendant as we start with origami jewelry; the technique of making these types of origami pendants is real simple. Just find a sheet of designed paper of your choice, a piece of metal string, glue and you are on board.
The yin yang colors are always in style, be it any accessory or apparel. The ever charming black and white colors are used for this pair of quilled hoop earrings.
With Easter approaching, I just though that I’d make a few ornaments using felt.
And this time I decided to make a ‘no sew’ felt ornament. Just felt, scissors and the good old fabric glue.
After a quilling break for sometime now, my attempt at making a framed quilling work is here. My favorite cherry blossoms as the theme.
These mini envelopes are quick to make and are quite addictive. You will need a small piece of thin card to make this envelope.
Today’s tutorial is a Patrick’s Day felt craft – a simple brooch/pin made using felt cloth.
There are many ways to make a paper rose. Here is one of the methods which I consider to be quite simple.
Here is a simple method of making jute coasters. If you’ve got ten minutes to spare, you can make these coasters for your table.
Felt is a favorite of many crafters. It is fun to use felt and the results are always pretty and cool. Here, I’ve tried to provide clear tutorials for three types of Felt bows which are quick and easy to make.