Candle holder Makeover

Right now I am in makeover mania ūüôā Last month it was patio metal wall arts from garage sale and dollar store and this week almost 6 year old candle holders again from dollar tree. I love dot mandala and I am not good at painting, so thought why not use that technique on theseContinue reading “Candle holder Makeover”

Pond Diorama

There is a long story behind this duck habitat diorama/project that I made for Bommala Koluvu 2016…..;-) My love for miniatures made me buy the¬†ducks used in this project. They are chopstick stand/holders that I bought in Singapore(China town) just before moving¬†to United States.¬†After we moved to US (2012) while unpacking I looked all myContinue reading “Pond Diorama”

Bommala Koluvu 2017

Hello Friends, I am super excited to share Sankranthi/Pongal 2017 Bommala Koluvu/Golu pictures. It is my 3rd year display and I am so happy that the dolls are increasing and the steps/padi are filling up well. Like every year, last couple of months have been busy preparing handmade dolls. ¬†Just not the dolls but itContinue reading “Bommala Koluvu 2017”

Door/wall hangings with homemade clay…

My favorite of all wall hangings is traditional Rajasthani ones. Specially, the string decorations are absolutely¬†beautiful¬†and comes in various designs and sizes. They add so much warmth, color and most important festive feel ūüôā Well, it is easy buy stuff from India, but I was itching for a project and¬†decided to “DIY” and here isContinue reading “Door/wall hangings with homemade clay…”

Clay Mural Art on Cardboard

I was introduced to clay mural art by Fevicryl Hobby Ideas (FHI)¬†page¬†from Facebook and since then I was looking for an opportunity¬†to try my hands. There are many tutorials available on youtube on how to make beautiful piece of art using this technique. After watching couple of videos I learnt that this can be doneContinue reading “Clay Mural Art on Cardboard”

Ganesh pooja 2016 !

Yesterday we celebrated Ganesh¬†Chaturthi – one of the most important and biggest festivals celebrated in honour of Lord¬†Ganesha¬†(the God with the head of an elephant). I can’t wait to share some pictures. Hope you all had wonderful time too celebrating the first biggest festival after new year (as per Hindu Calendar). And the best partContinue reading “Ganesh pooja 2016 !”

Janmasthami 2016

Janmasthami/Krishnathami is a very popular Indian¬†festival celebrated by Hindus with lot of devotion and enthusiasm. It is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Krishna – an incarnation whom many Hindus believe to be the god Vishnu in human form. Krishna is regarded as great philosopher, teacher, role model and friend. His¬†teachings are found in oneContinue reading “Janmasthami 2016”

Polymer Clay Dancing Couple!

Creating new dolls every year for golu/doll display is totally a joyful experience. And today I am going to share one such doll made out of polymer clay for this year display (Sankranthi – Jan 2016) The structure of the doll is inspired from Channapatna wood toys. The pieces are molded individually with¬†Sculpey white polymerContinue reading “Polymer Clay Dancing Couple!”

Festive Foam Wall Decal!

Using glitter foam sheets for Indian festival decor¬†is the most easy, quick and cheapest option. Specially, if you are like me who always crave for new decorations ūüėČ Well, today I am going to share a very budget-friendly project with foam sheets that can instantly add a cultural feel. Don’t they look pretty??¬†And the totalContinue reading “Festive Foam Wall Decal!”

DIY Dolls for Kolu/Bommala Koluvu

I haven’t visited India after I started Bommala koluvu/doll display so, I don’t have many traditional dolls . That really worked well for me because it motivates me to make a new set of dolls. This is second year of display and also 2nd year of making ¬†handmade dolls for Golu. I am going toContinue reading “DIY Dolls for Kolu/Bommala Koluvu”

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