Crafts 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

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…

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.

Pink jhumkas with bead – DIY

You can make a pair of elegant pink jhumkas with bright magenta beads and silver spacer beads. Let’s quickly head over to the tutorial!!

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).

Quilled Paisley pendant – DIY

This tutorial shows how a quilled paisley pattern pendant can be done. Quilling strips available for making jewellery have been used for this pendant. (Bought from : Ananda stationery, Adyar Chennai), And as always, steps in detail can be seen as you scroll down!

Rhinestone pot decor – DIY

Here is how you can use rhinestones and acrylic colors to decorate a pot made of clay… It is a simple project…I have chosen the color, pattern and way of decorating the pot purely based on the shape of my pot. You can get creative and try

Duck clay coaster – DIY

Few days back we featured a tutorial on how a coaster can be made using clay. Here is another tutorial on similar lines… this is a colorful clay coaster made using air dry terracotta clay.

Clay butterfly decor – DIY

Sometime back, I was telling you about a craft exhibition organized by Dastkar… I bought two small butterflies made out of clay at this fair. These butterflies each was prices at about ten bucks (Rupees) and I had to buy them. There is a small loop made