I had been having these pistachio shells for quite a long time and was waiting for my glue gun to arrive. The older glue gun which I had purchased from Itsy bitsy had such huge problem right from the beginning and I am glad I threw it out soon! Well so my new glue gun arrived and I made these pretty little pistachio shell candle holder or rather diya holders. This should make absolutely stunning table piece for your Diwali decor as well! I loved how it turned out to be and they are super simple to make. Read the tutorial and I have some secret tips as always for you guys 🙂
When I was a kid, candles meant prayer and power cut! Fast forward to my present life and candles means luxury. Gone are the days when our choices were limited to just white candles, fluorescent colored candles and twisted tapered candles. My love for candles probably started when I first started staying alone and when I earned on my own. The tiny little room in my hostel was colorful, cozy and always scented 😀 And I still have two of the pillar candles I bought way back then – a lavender scented and one rose scented. Since then I have had quite a collection of smaller candles but often neglected and not maintained well.
The Liminal Jar (Fairy Jar lantern) for #shadowshifts blog tour
This is a different kind of post today as I am collaborating with a few lit bloggers and a fantastic book author for a blog tour as a part of her book launch. I have absolutely nothing to do with books and poetry but my little sister Priya as you might know ( who occasionally shares her crafts on my blog- see here & here) has a lit blog and I gladly agreed to be a part of her new venture.
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.
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..