Art & Craft DIY Archive

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.

You are precious – embellished card

A simple embellished card made using acrylic decor. A friend got these acrylic decor pieces which look like little drops of dew… I have been waiting to try them and here is my first project with these decor pieces.

Red and white Kundan Rangoli mat

A semi-circular kundan rangoli mat is made using white and red rhinestones, some paisley shaped embellishments and a transparent plastic sheet (OHP Sheet).