CROCHET BAGS: 2. Sunburst

This is another bag from the collection of crochet bags that I have crocheted with help from YouTube channel ‘bella coco’ which is a very useful channel to learn all the basic required to crochet big projects. I crocheted this bag with the same steps as the bag earlier. This is a very good projectContinue reading “CROCHET BAGS: 2. Sunburst”

CROCHET BAG: 1. Blue Swirl

This is the first of the bags collection that I have crocheted with some help from YouTube channel ‘Sirin’s Crochet’ which is very helpful for beginners to make complicated projects. I have made this bag by firstly crocheting 10 swirl pattern Granny Squares and then joining them in the way as shown in the pic.Continue reading “CROCHET BAG: 1. Blue Swirl”

CROCHET – DOLL

This is a doll I have crocheted for my little cousin sister. I got the pattern from a video on YouTube, but I modified it a little bit as per my requirement. It isn’t so much of a quick project but it is definitely easy if you know the basics. Overall, it is a funContinue reading “CROCHET – DOLL”

CROCHET TEA-COASTERS

These are a set of 6 tea coasters that I have crocheted as a gift. The only skills you need to know to make these are how-to-crochet-the-granny-square and how-to-crochet-treble stich (UK terms)/ double crochet (US terms). I learnt most the basic crochet techniques from a YouTube channel- Bella Coco. These tea-coasters make a quick, useful,Continue reading “CROCHET TEA-COASTERS”

CROCHET SWEATER- VEST

This is a sweater-vest I have crocheted out of BlueStar Oswal Acrylic Cashmilon Yarn (I used brown colour since I was making it for my Grandma). I am a total beginner and this is the first time I attempted to go for such a big project. I mostly made the whole sweater-vest with the helpContinue reading “CROCHET SWEATER- VEST”

TROPICAL COLOURS AND A BIRD ; DIY WALL HANGING

This is a beautiful wall hanging made with simple materials ; craft paper, glue/ glue gun, newspaper and acrylic paint (preferably Pidilite). I took some sheets of old newspaper and I used the technique of papier-mâché to make the bird. Papier-mâché is shredding paper and using water to make it into a pulp and thenContinue reading “TROPICAL COLOURS AND A BIRD ; DIY WALL HANGING”

CROCHET DOLL – KEYCHAIN

This is a cute little doll I have crocheted recently with help from YouTube. I made it as a gift for my best friend Aagna since it was her birthday yesterday. First I made the doll using yellow colored wool, Then I crocheted the clothes, but I didn’t want to make a typical frock forContinue reading “CROCHET DOLL – KEYCHAIN”

DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING – FLOWERS & NEWSPAPER

This is a beautiful DIY Wall Hanging made from materials-easily-available -at-home such as: old newspaper, a piece of cardboard/foamboard, acrylic paints, glue (Fevicol), craft paper (blue, red, pink, white, green, blue, yellow), a pair of scissors and a glue gun. Make sticks out of the old newspaper and paint them black. Cut the edges toContinue reading “DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING – FLOWERS & NEWSPAPER”

KNITTING MITTENS

These are a pair of mittens knitted on straight needles and seamed on one side. The only material needed for these mittens is yarn (Blue Star Acrylic Cashmilon Yarn recommended), straight knitting needles/ smoothened BBQ sticks, tapestry/darning needle, place markers, stitch holder and scissors. The steps for the following are mentioned in the description belowContinue reading “KNITTING MITTENS”

KNITTING AND RABBITS

This is a cute rabbit that I have hand- knitted using Oswal Blue Star Acrylic Cashmilon Yarn, knitting needles/ I used BBQ sticks converted into knitting needles ( by adding smoothening them and adding a bid bead at the back end so that your stitches don’t come slip out), tapestry needle and a pair ofContinue reading “KNITTING AND RABBITS”

Caravec – Cottageon A375

This is kind of a model of a car that I have designed taking inspiration from caravans and other various types of cars found nowadays. Materials used in making this are popsicle sticks, cardboard, a broken toy car/truck (or if you don’t have any way to get a broken toy car/truck you can make wheelsContinue reading “Caravec – Cottageon A375”

BEST OUT OF WASTE : WALL HANGING – COLOURS, FLOWERS AND STRINGS

This is a DIY Home Décor Wall Hanging made with simple materials easily available at home- empty cardboard of masking/duct tapes (3), Fevicryl paints/ Glass paints, a wire/ string, Fevicol and cardboard. Take the empty tape rolls and paint them silver using Fevicryl Paints and leave it to dry. Meanwhile cut out 3 circles fromContinue reading “BEST OUT OF WASTE : WALL HANGING – COLOURS, FLOWERS AND STRINGS”

DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING – ECO-FRIENDLY WARLI ART

This is another beautiful wall hanging made using home recycled (old/used) notebook paper, acrylic paints (Pidilite), super glue ( Fevikwik)/ hot glue and little bit of white cement ( optional – you can use it for a better texture). For information on how to home-recycle notebook paper, check the link – MADHUBANI LOTUS ON RECYCLED-PAPER TakeContinue reading “DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING – ECO-FRIENDLY WARLI ART”

WOODEN CHEST – WITH PAPER

This is a really simple craft that’s been made with materials easily available at home – old newspaper, acrylic paints, scale/a pair of scissors and glue. Take sheets of old newspaper and make sticks out of them of the same thickness and same length. Take another sheet of newspaper, cut it into a rectangular shapeContinue reading “WOODEN CHEST – WITH PAPER”

DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING- COLOURS AND PENCIL SHAVINGS

This is another pretty DIY Home Décor Wall Hanging made with simple materials that can be easily found at home – pencil shavings, acrylic paints (black and silver), the lid of an old cardboard box, pencil, eraser, scale and glue. Take the pencil shavings of colouring pencils and keep them aside. Then, take the lidContinue reading “DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING- COLOURS AND PENCIL SHAVINGS”

DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING- CLAY AND COLOURS

This is a beautiful DIY Home Décor Wall Hanging made with simple materials- PlayDoh/Air Drying Clay/modelling clay, Fevikwik/any other super glue, Fevicryl acrylic paints/acrylic paints and a piece of strong cardboard/thermocol sheet/wooden sheet of about 24.5cm× 21.5cm (or your preferred size). Cut the rectangle cardboard into two parts as triangles as shown in the aboveContinue reading “DIY HOME DECOR WALL HANGING- CLAY AND COLOURS”

DIY HOME DECOR – FLOWER WALL HANGING

This is a DIY Home Décor Wall Hanging made with barbeque sticks, craft paper, Fevicryl Pearl Paint (set of 6 paint bottles) and hot glue or normal glue (preferably Fevicol). Take 8 barbeque sticks and paint them pearl black with Fevicryl Paint or normal black acrylic paint. Make flowers and leaves with colorful craft papersContinue reading “DIY HOME DECOR – FLOWER WALL HANGING”

BEST OUT OF WASTE + SHAMPOO BOTTLES MAKEOVER

These are two empty shampoo bottles which have been given a makeover as a best out of waste items. Materials required are – acrylic paints (Pidilite), glue, craft paper/ pieces of cloth, old plastic jar lids and decorative material (optional). Take the caps off the empty shampoo bottle(s) and cut the bottle(s) in such aContinue reading “BEST OUT OF WASTE + SHAMPOO BOTTLES MAKEOVER”

NEWSPAPER MOTORBIKE

This is an old-fashioned motorbike made from old newspaper rolls, paint and glue. It is very simple to make with all you have to do is roll strips of the old newspaper in different shapes for different parts( I suggest taking wide strips especially for the tires of the motorbike so it will be ableContinue reading “NEWSPAPER MOTORBIKE”

RECYCLED-PAPER WALL HANGING

This is another craft made out of recycled paper. For instructions on how to recycle paper and another craft idea, I recommend you to pay a visit to these posts- https://artistic.poetry.blog/2020/12/11/recycled-paper-snowman/ https://artistic.poetry.blog/2020/12/04/madhubani-lotus-on-recycled-paper/ In this craft I have molded the recycled paper mash into a circle with a crisscross pattern and also molded the remaining paperContinue reading “RECYCLED-PAPER WALL HANGING”

DIY HOME DECOR- WALL HANGING

This is a DIY HOME DECOR CRAFT made with barbeque sticks ( if barbeque sticks aren’t available at home, then use old newspapers to make paper sticks and cut them to a standard size a per your required wall hanging size) , Fevicryl Pidilite shiny black acrylic paint (a step towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat) , paperContinue reading “DIY HOME DECOR- WALL HANGING”

RECYCLED-PAPER SNOWMAN

This is another art piece made from recycled paper, wool, twigs, glue gun/super glue and acrylic paints. In my last week’s post I have explained how to make this paper mash ( link for your reference given)- MADHUBANI LOTUS ON RECYCLED-PAPER. This piece too has been made from the same process except for a little variation.Continue reading “RECYCLED-PAPER SNOWMAN”

MADHUBANI LOTUS ON RECYCLED-PAPER

This is a paining made with acrylic paints on a recycled cardboard material to show a little bit of contribution from my side towards the environment. The steps to make this sort of cardboard are given below: 1) Take any old notebook- it should be completely filled. Tear it into medium sized pieces by tearingContinue reading “MADHUBANI LOTUS ON RECYCLED-PAPER”

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