Simple way to make your festive decor last longer – faux DIY paper marigold flowers. 5 minute craft tutorial to make these simple DIY marigold flower garland to adorn your doorway or tablescape this festive season.
The Indian festive season has been wrapped up for this year but I can keep posting my tutorials forever 😛 We had a quick and unplanned vacation to Kerala for Diwali, so all the posts I made ready were left in the pipeline as I holidayed! This will be the last in the series of Diwali/Indian festive decor ideas before I wrap them up to give way for Christmas crafts 🙂 Presenting to you DIY faux paper marigold flowers tutorial! Marigold flower or Genda phool ( in hindi) or samanthi ( known in south India) is an inseparable part of pooja thaalis and festive decors. The flower has a very strong smell that screams festival and that cannot be replicated 😛 but the flower for sure can be.
Simple video tutorial on how to make Mandala Diwali lantern. Vary the pattern to mandalas of your choice and create colorful lanterns for diwali decor.
I know you might be fed up with all the Diwali posts – are you? Well if you are, this is going to be the last one for Diwali or else, I have another last one too in line 😉 So as I was saying in my previous posts, I have experimented with lots of lights related DIYs and crafts this year, last year it was more of paper crafts and I have planned for readymade rangoli’s for next year 😛 Anyways this tutorial for now, its about making these pretty mandala diwali lantern with Popsicle. Sounds interesting? The only other craft I have done with popsicles were these christmas stars and a pretty hexagon shelves but these ones are my favourite now 😉
A tutorial for DIY paper lantern for Diwali with free printable design template as well. Redefine your festive Diwali decor with these DIY aakash kandils 🙂
Hello guys, I am back from my long hiatus but the universe seems to be telling me to be lazier than ever before. Right when I decide that I am going back to blogging, my SD card adaptor stops working and I can’t transfer my photos, my internet goes down and I have absolutely no connectivity ! But I am going to fight against all the odds and publish this post at any cost 😛 Diwali is round the corner and its time to start preparing our homes with all the festive decors. I love adding DIY touch to every decor element if you know me well and so here goes a tutorial for an easy DIY paper lantern for diwali aka Aakash kandil. If you have seen my last years post for diwali, you would remember seeing a similar paper lantern but the tutorial was on thekeybunch blog – go check that out. But the idea remains the same, design is a bit different so basically you can improvise on the colors and patterns as you like 🙂
Diwali is the most celebrated festivals in India and diwali craft is essential part of the festivity of course! Learn how to make 3d paper diyas this time.
The last few months of they year are often festive filled with dusshera, diwali and christmas. Do you love crafting and getting ready for the festive season? I do absolutely! Here is a fun diwali craft and its really really simple. These paper diyas could be a very fun filled activity for kids too this diwali 🙂
Make simple handmade diwali card even if your do not own diwali stamps. Make pretty motifs and add a handwritten sentiment for added love 🙂 Read tutorial.
This handmade diwali card tutorial requires some cardmaking supplies so if you are not a regular cardmaker, please wait for my future posts where I will be sharing diwali card with simple supplies. Anyways, I do not own any Diwali stamps although there are a couple of pretty ones manufactured by our indian brands like peekaboo designs, Mudra stamps etc. Even there is a new pattern paper branded Nakshathra available on thecraftshop which had Diwali themed papers! I let my creative juices flow ( I didnt even know I had them :P) and came up with some simple cards.