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Glass Embossing


Decoupage on tray

Glass painting

Mirror Glass painting

Diwali Diyas

Mehndi Design(Arabic + Indian)

This is very simple and beautiful mehndi design

Simple Decoupage painting

This simple decoupage art. I have done decoupage on nova wood. Firstly i have painted the entire surface with fevicyrl black pearl colour. Secondly, I cut the flowers in shape from the decoupage paper which i got it from hobby ideas store. Thirdly, i stuck all the cut flowers and applied 3 coats of gloss ad glue and the frame is ready.

Blue Pink Sanskar bharathi rangoli

Handmade Kundan flowers

These are handmade kundan flowers. The materials i have are different colored kundans of oval shaped, silver wire which is used to make flowers, green colored crepe paper.

Clay modelling - PEN STAND

Shubh Labh Rangoli

Kundan Bracelet

I have made this bracelet to match kundan necklace.

Silver Ear-rings

Till now i used to make use of thread for making the jewelery . For making this pair ear-rings i have used wire. Materials used are 2 thins wires,2 small beads, 2 bigger beads and 2 hooks.
Its very simple to make i just enjoyed making it.

Peacock Mehndi Design

Zig Zag Bracelet

I have used the white pearls and the light pink colored small beads. The beading thread is used for beading.

Canvas Painting

This is my first canvas painting. This scenery i have seen and drawn. I have applied glue and gloss to protect the painting and and also give the glossy effect.

Beginners design in rangoli

This is my first sanskar bharathi rangoli.
This is the basic design of sanskar bharathi rangoli. This design can be taken as the base and continue making bigger designs.

Very simple Mehndi Design

Punching craft

Forest green Jewelery

These are forest green glass beads, which i got from mysore. Beading pattern is alternate 5 glass beads and a sliver bead and at the center i have a white stone studded ring and 2 sliver big beads whose surface is rough. These all beads are beaded in the beading thread. The ear-rings are made in the beading silver wire. We have to be very careful while beading the glass beads as they break off very easily when we pull down in the beading needle.

Intricate Mehndi Design

Jewelery Box

This is my new jewelery box.
The materials i have used are the decoupage hexagonal box, copper pearl color, dried flowers, and m-seal.
Firstly i painted the entire box with copper color the stuck alternate yellow and pink dried flowers, then with the m-seal i made five small petals and glued it on the top of the box.

Fresh floral card

Quilling: This is an ancient art. Quilling also called as paper filigree. This art involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip and the coil shaped, these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, stems.

Here i have a card which will make you feel fresh. I have made these flowers by looping the paper strip only once because this was my first time in quilling. I really enjoyed quilling.

3 butterfly flowers

This is a small and simple card.
I have used the white colored card and three dried flowers.
I had already made a bigger card and this small piece was getting wasted so i thought why to throw it in the bin, make a small card on which you can write small message and give to your loved once.

Origami Boxes

Triangle shaped origami box

Square shaped of origami box

Star shaped origami box

Sanskar Bharati Rangoli

This rangoli is of maharashtrian style called as sanskar bharati rangoli.

Tips for applying mehndi on hands:

This mehndi design is very intricate and its the combination of arabic and Indian mehndi. You should have a really good mehndi cone to make such kind of design.

Tips for applying mehndi on hands:For dark color prepare mehndi paste in tea decotion also put some coffee powder. You can also put 4-5 drops of eucalyptus oil or mehndi oil.
If your applying mehndi for the first time, it is better to do patch test and check the possibility of allergic reaction, if any. Apply some good mehndi design on the hand and leave it to dry for 4-5 hours. So as to let the henna pigments enter the epidermal layer of the skin.After drying remove the mehndi by just rubbing your hand don't apply water and remove it.
Apply eucalyptus oil or mustard oil can be applied after taking off henna for a darker shade.
Don't put your hand in water for 4- 5 hours to ensure better and darker color.

Pottery in Fun Friday

There are co-operate activities going on in my office in that one is fun-Friday which happens every last Friday of every month. Couple of months back i got chance to make pottery in fun-Friday.There I made these two pots on the electric wheel. I know they are a bit shapeless but it was good experience. After drying these pots i thought why not make them look good by decorating them.
The first pot one i liked it because the shape of the pot was simple and the pot was in good shape. Considering the shape i thought of making it pen stand. Firstly i colored the entire pot with brown color. Later i made some petals of modelling clay and kept it to dry completely (this clay doesn't require firing) and later applied color on it and glued it on the pot.

The second pot i made was a bit shapeless so to hide that i got an idea why not make it look more shapeless by applying a paste of ceramic powder and glue(white glue) on the entire pot.
After drying the pot i applied blue pearl metallic colo…

Pearl bracelet

This is a very sobber bracelet. Here I have used pearl beads and light green small beads and a normal hook. I have used 2 needles for beading.

Monalisa Set

This set is my favourite. The beads are stringed in the nylon white colored thread. I was lucky to get the pendant and the earrings of the same color. For bracelet i have used a silver bead at the center. If you any pendant just get the same color beads and string it and make a gorgeous set like this one.