Handmade Diya Base : Altenew persian motif
I have been lately obsessed with India festival crafts and definitely this time it had to something different sort of trail for me so I chose to use my craft supplies for DIY 🙂 I picked up persian motifs stamp from Altenew and look what I created !!! A handmade diya base.Pretty? Read on to know more 🙂
Diwali the festival of lights : Handmade diya base tutorial
Diya is synonymous to Diwali in India and well Diwali is after all called the festival of lights for nothing! Diwali is celebrated as a victory of light over darkness and the festival rituals typically extend over a five-day period, but the main festival night of Diwali coincides with the darkest, new moon night of the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika . This year it happens to be on November 12th and so you guys have ample time to still make some crafty creative things 🙂
Materials used to make Handmade Diya base with Altenew persian motifs stamp
- Altenew persian motifs stamp ( you can handdraw the design as well)
- Brustro Sketching & Drawing Papers 200 GSM A4
- Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pen ( for coloring. you can any type of colors as you wish)
- Ranger gold Embossing Powder
VersaMark watermark Pigment Inkpad Clear
Ranger Heat It Craft Tool
Procedure to make handmade diya base using Altenew persian motif stamp
Well as usual some things are best done without a tutorial 😛 So here is a brief account of how I made this handmade diya base with loads of pictures 🙂
I drew a circle on my brustro paper and marked perpendicular diameters across which my type 1 flower had to be stamped. I used versamark clear watermark ink pad to stamp type 1 flower at the four marked places one by one followed by sprinkling gold embossing powder over them. I heat set all the four flowers together and did the same procedure to after stamping type 2 flower in between the type 1 flowers.
The stamps actually have flowers with leaves , the leaves part I avoided by placing a masking tape while inking the stamp and removing them while stamping them. Once the stamping and embossing were over, I went ahead with coloring them.
(Sorry for the poor pictures. I was doing all this under my study lamp while my husband n daughter were fast asleep 😛 don’t worry. I’ve taken better final pics 🙂 )
My latest purchase was Zig clean brush pens and I absolutely loved coloring with them. Its a pretty costly product so I wouldn’t say its a must have. You can always use any sort of watercolor/distress inks that you have at your disposal. I chose two colors for two types of flowers – pink+violet and blue+violet and two shades of green for the sepals.
Once the coloring was over I cut out the whole design in a square shape and pasted half pear stickers ( that come as a connected string) across the four borders and also at the center ( where the circle was initially drawn). This whole layout was finally pasted on to a carton sheet of same size for sturdiness.
Did you like this handmade diya base? I have run out of pearls 🙁 else would’ve loved to make 3 more 😛 anyways wishing you all a very happy Diwali and also if you are gearing up for this Diwali, do check few other Diwali related posts up on this blog :
- Handmade Diya base tutorial
- List of must buy Diwali decor items in India
- Diwali lantern/ Akaash kandil making tutorials
- DIY Mango leaf door toran tutorial
- Tealight candle decoration with washi tape
- Diwali diya decoration with ball chain embellished tealight candle
- How to handpaint terracotta diyas
- Paper lotus diya holder tutorial
- Readymade Kundan Rangoli tutorial