PAINTED RICE SIEVE

Down south in India, married women invite other married women home and offer a thamboolam to honour the women power/shakti/Goddess Durga, which they believe resides in every lady. To offer Thamboolam, one can paint these rice sieves and add a dash of colour to the Thambool. Traditional farming methods use the rice sieve to separate... Continue Reading →

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COLOURFUL JOOTIS

How about adding your art, heart and soul by hand-painting traditional jootis for your sole? Here's how you can go about using the entire range of paints that adhere to fabric, to beautify sandals for a grand occasion. HOW TO PAINT A JOOTI: Paint the jootis with a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic black paint.... Continue Reading →

ART THERAPY

It's Thoughtful Thursday!! Let's sit down and think of what we are doing, what we have gained, how far have we actually run the rat race and how tired are we, knowing that there is no finish line! How much do we deserve a getaway, some time to ourselves to relax and rejuvenate. It takes... Continue Reading →

COFFEE PAINTING

“A home runs on love, laughter and lots of strong coffee.” The smell of coffee reminds people of home!! Coffee art developed accidentally when an artist accidentally spilt coffee on his canvas. It was then that he realized that it would be a great medium to work with. A popular beverage with intoxicating aroma which... Continue Reading →

POTLI GIFT BAGS

With the commencement of the festive season, it's very common that you sit down to plan gifts for your near and dear ones. It's a wonderful feeling to make gifts and add a personal touch while giving away gifts.   Here are colorful potli bags with some applique work done on it.The design is simple Mandalas... Continue Reading →

SUMMER HAT

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MOTHER’S DAY CARD

Of all the things that God ever created, they say that the best one for a child is it's Mother, and the best one for a Mother is her children. And of all the day's ever created, Mother's Day happens to be the best one too- A day to celebrate love in it's purest form... Continue Reading →

NO-STITCH CUSHION COVERS

  I always get these random thoughts and ideas. These keep popping up in my mind now and then and sometimes, by the time I get to implementing something, a few things in my to-do list would have totally evaporated from my memory. That's why I love it when I can get something done quick!!... Continue Reading →

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