Saturday, 12 November 2016

Clay bracelet and clay earrings

I made this clay bracelet and earrings using air dry clay . Gifted this to our friend's daughter .I learned to make this clay rose during my early days of crafting . so made some mini clay roses and links from wire and made in to a bracelet. 
Clay bracelet and earrings

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Paper treat bag, paper gift bag

I made this Paper gift bag for a friend's daughter . I love papercrafting. I started as a card maker and then now am into treat boxes and bags Inspired by stamping up demonstrators like pootles and Linda parker.

Paper gift bag

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Wire and Bead earrings

This bead earrings is my favorite one . I made this with 24gauge wire and emerald color Czech beads.

Bead Earrings

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Miniature swing

I made this miniature wire swing couple of  days back and I absolutely love it.  It took me three days to complete it.. It will be wonderful fairy garden swing or dollhouse swing.
 I wrapped  24 gauge wire  around 20 gauge wire to make the structure little bit thick and stable.

Miniature swing

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Beaded Hairband

I made this wire beaded hairband  using simple five strand wire weaving . It turned out fabulous. It will be a good gift for little girls.

Materials used:
 20 gauge wire gold colour
Czech glass beads size 6/0 color emerald
Nose plier
Wire cutter

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

kumihimo wire bracelet

Happened to see an awesome kumihimo wire bracelet YouTube tutorial and  wanted to try it immediately. So I ran to nearby  Joann's  and bought wire and beads.
But the kumihimo board that is  needed to make the bracelet was not available in my area so I made my own kumihimo board with cardboard and made the bracelet. Nothing can stop me  once I eyed on making something .

It is pretty easy to make if you make it with  medium fine wire. Mine was 20 Guage so I had tough time weaving it. Somehow I managed to put it together without having kumihimo board. It came out OK  .It was not bad for a first try.

Click here to see the tutorial .

Materials used :
1. Gold color wire 20 gauge
2. Czech glass beads size 6/0 color emerald
3. Nose pliers and wire cutters

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

DIY Compact mirror makeover

Hi all
I am about to show you the makeover I did to my compact mirror. I bought this as a souvenir from our visit to Luray caverns. I am in to clay and gold spray paint lately and I wanted to use the same to give my compact mirror an antique  look. Am glad how it turned .

Finished product first

Thursday, 1 September 2016

DIY Nail polish display stand -Recycled craft

Hi All!!!!! I am here today to show you how i recycled my empty soap boxes to a Nail polish display stand . You can make this with very limited number of materials . You will get the idea of making this when you see the instruction images .

Finished product  first!

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Air dry clay candle holder - Home decor DIY

Am Back to my favourite air dry clay craft after a few years . Made some amazing candle holder for home decor with air dry clay. This can be used as jewellery dish as well .

Materials used

Air dry clay (I used polyform model airdry. Make sure your clay is non flammable . Some clays are flammable . Am not sure about the polyform air-dry clay though so i use it mainly for decorative purpose.)
Round Cookie cutter or anything of that sort
Rolling pin
Tealight Candles
Gold spray paint( rustoleum mettalic gold)

Air dry clay candle holder

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Dream catcher

I made this card for CASology . This week  cue work is Dream. I saw this image of dream catcher while I was browsing and thought of recreating the same . Hope it will  be apt to the theme .

Color your dreams and wait for it to come true :) 

Friday, 12 August 2016

Card for CASology

This is my first card after coming to USA . Visited Joanns fabric lately and grabbed some basic stuffs for paper crafting . With the materials I had I believed I could draft a clean and simple card without much embellishment and layers. The cue word for this week is Dizzy. I have tried to match the theme with the hand drawn and colored boat image..

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

DIY Paper Lamp shade

I am always fascinated by different varieties of candle, candle votives and shades available here, so when I wanted to try one easy candle votive with paper this idea from internet got my mind.

It is very to simple to make with normal things that you find around in home. Do try it and let me know how yours turned out :)

Materials needed:

Cello tape
Flame less candle( LED electric candle )

Step 1
Place a paper above foam pad or any soft mat and start poking holes in a desired pattern. If you find it difficult to get a neat pattern draw the pattern in pencil first and then pierce it . 

Step 2                                                                                         
Using glue or cello tape seal the ends together .

Step 3

Place a flameless candle like this inside the paper shade that we made and keep it in a dark place to see how decorative it looks . You can use normal candle  also but it would not be safe to use paper around fire hence I chose flame less one. If using normal candle use a short candle and place it inside a glass container and then keep it inside the paper lamp shade.  

This is how it looks in the dark. 

Friday, 18 March 2016

Crochet Daisy blanket

Spring has sprung!!!!

All my yarns are back to the stash. Winter was awesome with little snow on and off ..  It was my first snow experience and I enjoyed it with crocheting my own winter accessories and blankets.. 

 I made this blanket several months ago , it is the second blanket that I made . Happened to come across one of the lucid tutorial  Here  and tried the same. 

I chose dark raspberry ,pink and yellow yarn for my blanket. 
5.5mm crochet hook
Hobby lobby's I love my yarn 5mm
Made 36 squares totally and joined it with slipstitch and bordered it with double crochet . This blanket took me two weeks to complete. 

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Popcorn granny square crochet blanket

Crochet Popcorn granny square blanket

It's been a reallyyyy long time since I posted something in my blog space . Am here today with my new addiction -crochet. It is my favorite  timepass nowadays . I did  learn crochet after coming to USA and this is the third blanket I made . Also i Have tried several hats and scarves which I will post in future posts.

Inspired by this Video tutorial  I made 108 granny squares and joined them all with single crochet . I  Used 4mm Bernat baby sport yarn in color ECRU and orange yarn from Pat catans( local craft  store in our area)

This blanket consumed two balls of 350g Bernat baby sport and two pounds of orange yarn with 9 columns and 12 rows .
Hook size 5.5mm