Here is a pair of quilling paper jhumkas made using quilling strips in red shade and green crystal beads with an ethnic touch. The colors of the bead and paper used provide a rich contrast to the piece.
Category: Art & Craft DIY
A simple paper quilling coil can be converted into a jhumka to make your own pair of pretty earrings with a different style. The earrings pair made here uses paper quilling jhumkas and frosted daffodil beads in two mild colors.
Here is a tutorial on making a cool nursery wall art on a piece of card stock. The technique can be extended to make a similar piece on canvas and cloth to adorn your wall!
The 3D Origami Penguin is an easy modular origami model that is suitable for beginners and can be done with a total of just 147 units!
This newspaper basket DIY shows you how to weave a basket out of newspaper strips. A cool up-cycling project that can be done by kids too! All you need is some old newspapers, thin cardboard, scissors and glue.
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After a brief hiatus, I am back with this tutorial on how some really lovely and cheerful tulips can be made using crepe paper or duplex paper. The technique of making these flowers is explained below…
Here is how you can make satin ribbon bows using a fork with a no-sew technique. These can be made in under a minute and are suitable for embellishing dresses or making hair accessories.
For some time now, we’ve been seeing different kundan rangoli designs made on wooden bases. This rangoli here is made on a transparent sheet. It is designed such that it can be set around a puja lamp. This is a single piece rangoli and does not need to be assembled. Contrasting color stones in blue and orange have been used.
An elegant pair of crystal hoops can be made with two kinds of crystal beads, seed beads and using basic earring making techniques.
A tutorial on making some lovely seashell magnets with Valentines Day theme has been showcased here. These magnets can quickly brighten up your mood!
A few types of quilling hearts have been showcased here. This is just an idea of the various patterns one could do with the quilling technique. Quilling heart patterns can be done by fringing and crimping the strips too. These quilling shapes can be used in making accessories, as embellishment on cards and more!
Quick to make heart cake toppers can add more charm to your Valentines day celebrations! These toppers are made using patterned cards and mounted on toothpicks.
We begin our valentines day crafts with these pretty pair of heart bead earrings made using acrylic crackle beads and bi-cone beads in pink and purple shades.
A lovely pair of bead earrings diy is shown here – these earrings are made with a pair of purple color lucite acrylic daffodil beads.
Jade is a lovely stone for beading projects – in this DIY necklace project, we will be using green jade beads and an assortment a few other types of beads in shades of green. With a few techniques used, this project is suitable for beginners too.
I bought some natural rectangular crystal beads from a wholesale beads store and here is the first pair of earrings I made with them. These crystal bead earrings are made as an extension of the techniques we have used in our previous earring projects.
Here is how you can make a pair of acrylic bead earrings using acrylic square pillow beads and bicone crystals. The steps are fairly simple.
One of the simplest earrings you can make using just teardrop acrylic crystals and literally in a jiffy. DIY for making these lovely teardrop earrings follows…
Bead earrings made with the typical five petal quilling flower in black and white – the colors that never go out of style! Basic beading and quilling techniques used in the DIY that follows.
A DIY on making rhinestone and metallic bead earrings is shown. The design of this earring pair has a royal touch to it – the metallic bead gives the earrings that vintage appeal.
A lovely set of Christmas ornaments made using transparent plastic sheets or OHP sheets and painted with glass colors for a translucent effect. Adorned with rhinestones and sparkle glue…
Star ornaments are the easy origami models to make and they are yet so charming!! The origami star ornament we see in this tutorial is one of the simple models around and can be made as a Christmas ornament, a holiday decor in big and small sizes or even as a pair of earrings!
A few neat paper folds can get you these pretty decorative origami Christmas trees – you can use them as ornaments, table center pieces and decor. These are very simple to make too… Check out the tutorial below.
This tutorial shows how bead earrings can be made with crystal beads and a tight quilling paper coil. The technique is simple and this can be extended with different bead and quilling combinations.
This tutorial shows how a quilling poinsettia ornament can be made to add charm to your Christmas tree. These adorable ornaments are pretty simple to make and are quilled using strips of paper.
Madhubani or Mithila paintings are one of the traditional paintings of India and are known for their bright colors and distinct style. In this tutorial here, we try to bring this beautiful art form in small colorful magnets made out of clay.
Around Diwali time, kids are enthusiastic to play with colors and make something that they can proudly show everyone. This is a Diwali decor that kids (ages 7+) can make using primarily paper cups, colors and sparkle glue. Minimal adult supervision would be required. This decor piece is good as a year around doorway hanging too.
Following in the series of Kundan Rangoli designs we’ve been seeing this Diwali season, here is another floating rangoli design made on a wooden base. This Wooden Rangoli is made with metallic acrylic colors, pearls, rhinestones, dull gold beads, glitter glue and silver lace.
This tutorial shows how to make a pair of crystal earrings – this is a simple earring pattern and uses the basic earring making supplies. Beginners trying their hands on jewelry making can start with this type of a basic design.
Beaded earrings making tutorial using crystal beads has been shown with each step explained. 2 different types of beads have been used here : Crystals and metal beads. Metal beads add a different style to the earring design and can be used to bring an ethnic touch to the piece of jewelry.