I made several Christmas cards this time and I am quite proud of the neat outcome of my trials 😛 This is the first in the series that I am going to share and its a snowflakes Christmas card. If you are into cardmaking, I would love to get suggestions on Christmas stamps available in India. Maybe not this year but in next years haul, I would include those suggestions 🙂
Festival of lights : Diwali home decoration ideas 🙂
India is without doubt the most diverse multicultural society and it is interesting to know the stories behind each of the traditions and routines followed. Come September-October and its the season of colors, festivals , crackers and lights, the most important one being Diwali. Diwali is the festival of lights, the celebration of good over evil, celebration of goodwill and prosperity. Diwali is also that hectic time of the year when we carry out the much dreaded annual house cleaning and dispose off old& unused items. Homify.in has an excellent collection of diwali home decoration ideas and here are a few selected Diwali home decoration ideas to be “Diwali ready” for this festive season:
Diwali is the festival of lights, the celebration of good over evil, celebration of goodwill and prosperity. Diwali is also that hectic time of the year when we carry out the much dreaded annual house cleaning and dispose off old& unused items.Diwali is just a few days ahead and local markets are already filled with various shapes and designs of terracotta diyas.
Lotus the symbol of beauty and prosperity is no wonder the national flower of India. Make these pretty and colorful paper lotus candle holder in minuted to use as diya holders for this diwali. I have used simple one sided color papers which are a little thicker for making these lotus candle holders. Read on for tutorial
Readymade kundan rangolis have become a staple when it comes to any festivities these days. The fact is that we no more have time to put elaborate rangoli designs with all the bright colors nor do we have the space in our apartments for all the floor decorations. Readymade Kundan rangoli seems to be the most popular of the readymade rangolis available because of all the bling and glitter that brings out the true festive mood.
This is yet another quick diwali craft involving diya decoration using tealights. These days many of us are buying or even making our own handpainted terracota diyas and its really heartbreaking to see them burn off the paints! Instead you can always place a tealight in the middle in place of oil and wick so that you can properly preserve the diyas for next festive occasion. This is a tutorial to make the tealight candle a little pretty than being simpy plain aluminium container with wax.
I bought this pack of 50 tealights from amazon the other day and I decided to make a few of them pretty 🙂 I had loads of ideas on how to do tealight candle decoration plus there are loads of pins as well on very simple and pretty ideas. Well I decided to go the Indian way and add a lot of gold glitter and patterns 😀 See what I’m talking about ( well the gold and glitter will come in another post :P) ? I’ve also shared few tips and experience while I made these tealight candle decorations. Read on to know more..