Art & Craft DIY Archive

Clay lantern decor – DIY

We will be transforming a plain clay lantern into a colorful piece of decor in this DIY on ‘Clay lantern decor’. So let’s begin!

Brightly colored diyas for Karthigai

Here is a set of brightly colored clay diyas for Karthigai. This is yet another diya decoration project for the festival season – but unlike previous projects where rhinestones and such other embellishments are used, in this project we use acrylic paints and 3 D outliner for

Temple Border Motif Kundan Rangoli – DIY

Have you seen the traditional silk sarees of Kancheepuram? If yes, you would have seen the famous temple motif on the borders of these sarees. Taking inspiration from this design, the below temple border motif kundan rangoli has been made with OHP sheet as its base.

Diwali palm leaf plate thali – DIY

Diwali is the time when we get to exchange sweets and gifts with our close ones… Here is a thali which will make gift giving a greater pleasure! This thali has been made ornamental yet retaining a rustic look by keeping a major part of its palm

Purple kundan rangoli – DIY

It felt like it had been quite a while since I made a kundan rangoli and this time wanted to use colors which I hadn’t used before for a rangoli. So, here is a purple kundan rangoli made of rhinestones, decor beads, bead ball chain and a

3D Origami cactus with flower – Tutorial

It has been quite a while since we had a tutorial on origami… we bounce back with this tutorial on making a 3D origami cactus and a lovely pink flower to go with it! Let’s waste no time – heading to the tutorial…

White n’ yellow hoop earrings – Tutorial

Ridiculously easy tutorial on how to make hoop earrings using beads… enjoy!!! You ought to love beads!! I bought these pretty yellow beads from etsy.com and the white crystal beads from RS Shopping Adyar, Chennai…the two are definitely made for each other

Coral beads necklace with earrings – DIY

A rich and dignified piece of jewelry using coral beads is what we would be making today. This coral beads necklace requires just a few basic techniques of beading.

Black and white beads bracelet – DIY

Here is a beading project using white crystal beads and acrylic pillow beads. This beads bracelet is our first project with screw clasps.

Jade hoop earrings – Tutorial

This pair of semi-precious hoop earrings are made using jade beads.