Raksha Bandhan, or simply Rakhi is celebrated in many parts of the Indian subcontinent. Raksha bandhan means “bond of protection”. It is observed on the full moon day of the Hindu calendar month of Shravana, which typically falls in Gregorian calendar month of August. The festival celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters.
So friends, lets make our own rakhi for our loved ones. Here we go 🙂 ….
Simple yet creative DIY projects to decorate your home
You could buy something ready-made to decorate your home. But you can also do it yourself if you want to learn Something and want to have fun, at the same time you can possibly save some money. For this, you will need a bit of know how and a bit of practice. So, here are some easy DIY projects of home decor that you can do it yourself.
To make a vintage globe light, you will need an old 12 inch diameter cardboard globe and a pendant cord light kit. Remove the globe from its base and make a 3.5 inch diameter opening at the bottom of the globe. Then hold the light cord socket at the top of the globe, trace around it with the help of pencil and cut the circle. Now pierce holes around the outline of each continents. Now insert the socket at the top and then screw in a 15 watt CFL bulb from the bottom and hang it somewhere.
A paintbrush vase
For this, you need to space two rows of plain rubber bands around a tall cylindrical vase, then tuck approximately 40 used paint brushes inside the bands until the tools completely surround the vase.
To create the beautiful mini domes, you need objects from your kitchen like a wineglass, a tumbler and a canning jar. Now glue an iron lamp finial to the bottom of each container with the help of a multipurpose adhesive. Now allow them to harden for an hour and place tiny statues underneath.
Mason jar soap dispenser
Here is a very simple home decor diy project. You can use a mason jar as a soap dispenser in your bathroom. Measure and mark the Centre of the jar’s lid. Now drill a hole so that it is fit for a soap dispenser pump. Pumps can be used from old lotion bottles. Now fill the jar with liquid soap, screw the lid and insert the pump.
Interesting and creative hand made gift ideas
There is nothing more beautiful than a homemade gift. Any occasion is the perfect occasion to show someone your care with a unique and customised gift that can make a major impression . Here are best hand made gift ideas that are most affordable than spending lot of amount on ready-made gifts. The inexpensive gifts can fool anyone to think that you have spent a large amount to buy the gifts.
Make a heartfelt card
A beautiful card is choice for almost any occasion. The most important part of a card is the words you write on it.You can feel free to write creative poems, jokes or even short stories. Be sincere and honest with your words that can really make a card shine.
Make a flower arrangement
Pick a collection of flowers and put all of them together in a vase. You can use objects from the house to be used as a vase like a wine bottle. You can also buy a hard foam sphere from any craft shop to make the flower arrangement. Cut the sphere half to create a dome and bore holes in it with the help of a pen and then paint it. You can put flowers and other beautiful objects in the holes.
A gift basket
You can make a decorative basket that is filled with beautiful gifts. It’s easy to make a gift basket. You can fill a basket with tissue paper, shredded cardboard or any other decorative packing material.Then put some small gifts in the basket and arrange them. You can also place a handmade card with it.Wrap it with cellophane.
Give a customised frame with picture
If you are giving a gift to your friends, your parents or any one very close to you, you can gift them a picture frame with a happy picture of both of you. You can buy a frame from a local store and decorate it with doodles, glitter, quotes.
DIY HOMEMADE DIYAS FOR DIWALI
Diwali is the festival of lights and happiness. But most of us are really confused what new thing to do to make our Diwali more exciting.
So this year here are some exciting ways to make homemade colorful diyas.
BUDGET: not so expensive
- BLANK DIYAS
- ACRYLIC PAINT
- PAINT BRUSHES
- STONES/ DECORATION MATERIAL
STEP 1. Soak the diyas in water and leave for 1-2 hours. After that, you can paint the diyas according to your choice of color, so that it may look colorful and most beautiful.
STEP 2. After the paint has dried, spread some glue on the rim of the diyas and paste some decoration material and stone on them.
STEP 3. You can make colorful designs according to you to make them attractive.
STEP 4. For more decoration, you can paint the sides of the diya with golden paint.
STEP 5. You can spread that gold paint perfectly with a toothpick or a stick to make it neat.
STEP 6. For having a multi-colored diya you can divide the diya into two equal parts and paint it in different colors.
STEP 7. After everything is done accordingly leave the diyas for some time and then they are ready to use/gift to anyone.
These are some of the easy ways to make colorful home made diyas, and painting diyas has been an old tradition and it’s fun to do especially on the festival of lights Diwali.
You can easily make colorful diyas by following these steps and can make your Diwali rocking
WISHING YOU A VERY HAPPY DIWALI!
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