Its hard to imagine how a few rhinestones and a piece of foam can give us these lovely pieces of adornments for a home. Here is a tutorial on how to make a floating kundan diya with simple tea-light candles and rhinestones.
Category: Holiday Crafts
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.
Handmade Christmas card made using card stock, patterned card, floral embellishments and paper quilling strips.
Here is a handmade Christmas card made using patterned card, card stock and paper strips for quilling. Small rhinestones have been used minimally for an extra bling. The colors are cheerful and that’s what I like about it!
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 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.
Here is a handmade christmas card made using red card stock as base. Patterned paper, glitter glue, rhinestones and sequins have been used to make this simple Christmas card.
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.
Wooden Rangoli making tutorial made on a wooden base and decorated using green metallic acrylic color, kundan stones, pearl beads and glitter glue.
A selection of 4 decorative diyas (lamps) has been showcased. One of the diya designs comes with a tutorial – these ideas are fairly easy and are made using metallic acrylic colors, rhinestones and sparkle glue.
This is a handmade card for Diwali. Basic card making supplies such as card stock, pattern paper, glitter glue and few embellishments have been used to make this card. This Handmade Diwali Card can be made in little time and the design is hence suitable for making many cards in a short time.
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Today we will see a 3D Origami Bowl model to hold colorful candy. This 3D Origami bowl is a bit time consuming and can be done in different sizes and designs depending on your taste. The tutorial here will give you an idea of the technique.
Instructions to fold an origami turkey using paper. This is a simple model which kids can do as a Thanksgiving day project. Many such turkeys can be made in different colors and strung like a banner – easy Thanksgiving decor!
Continuing in our series of Diwali crafts, here we attempt to make a set of decorative diyas and thali. For a change, shades of blue have been used in this decor set. This decorative diya – thali set can also be gifted to your dear ones.
Make these cute cupcake toothpick toppers in no time using construction paper and some colors. This could be a fun halloween project for kids to do too! You can come up with different designs to suit your theme.
You are going to be seeing kundan rangolis a lot more for the next few weeks. Its festive season and what can bring more sparkle and color to Navratri or Diwali celebrations than a colorful kundan rangoli?! Here is one such floating rangoli plate made on a wooden base in rich gold and silver colors.
Here is the first kundan rangoli in the series of rearrange-able kundan rangolis that I plan to feature. Let’s get ready to welcome the festive season with these colorful and sparkly floating rangoli designs.
Halloween is coming soon and as a start, here are some cool Halloween Nail Art ideas. These designs can be painted on short and long nails in little time. Prepare to go spooky!
Explosion Boxes are a combination of scrapbooks and cards which can be custom made to suit different occasions and celebrations. This is a tutorial which shows how to make an explosion box with two layers.
This post here is my attempt at making a basic snowflake design using the technique of quilling. The quilled snowflake has been made using white quilling strips.
These snowflakes can also be easily turned into pendants.
Wooden Rangolis are becoming more and more popular probably because of the beauty and charm that they bring to any occasion. This wooden rangoli here is about 5″ X 5″ in size and I’ve made it with the idea of using it as a plate for earthen diyas (lamps).
As always, we have here an easy to follow tutorial.
An origami heart with dual color can be made using a one sided sheet of paper by following these simple steps.
There are many easy Kirigami works that one could do as decor, for ornaments, cards and so on. This project is to make spider webs using the technique of kirigami.
After making the hibiscus and daffodil flowers using duplex paper, I wanted to use the left over paper to make some flowers which were easy. So I chose to make this wreath out of red and yellow duplex paper flowers. I kind of liked how they turned out!