23. RECYCLED ELEPHANT SHOPPING BAG.

MATERIALS: Old shopping bag or a canvas tailor made bag

                        Thick canvas piece

                        Fabric colors

                        Two or three sequins for decor

                        Scissors

                        Fevicol/White glue

 

PROCEDURE: Draw the elephant on the thick canvas piece. Paint it with

Fabrics colors and stick the sequins for decoration. Cut the elephant

leaving a little border on all sides. Stick it on your old Shopping bag and you                         have created a new look!

 shopping bag

22. STONE CLAY AND AIR DRYING CLAY FRIDGE MAGNETS

 

MATERIALS: Hobby ideas store or a craft store : stone clay and air drying clay packets

Small round magnets available in stationery shops

Fevicol/white glue

Shell and Flower Molds from Hobby Ideas or any Chocolate molds.

Hobby ideas Pearl Metallic colors

Few drops of oil any.

Glitter glue tubes.

PROCEDURE: Open the clay packets and put them into the moulds

After slightly greasing molds with a drop of oil. Stick one round magnet at the back of each one with the glue.

Remove when dry and paint it with bright metallic colors as shown. Can apply glitter glue (optionally)

Make any shape of your choice by molding the clay , like hats, animals, birds, cartoons…

or even Eiffel Tower. go ahead and show your creativity!

frig 1frig 2

 

21. RAKHEE MAKING OR FRIENDSHIP BANDS.

MATERIALS: Thick cord thread roll

Golden stones lace

Wooden beads

Slightly wide eyed needle

Resham/Silky thread multi color or any color

Scissor

PROCEDURE: Cut the cords into rakhees size approximately 12 inches

For as many Rakhees as required. Take the golden stones

Lace and cut pieces counting 8 stones for length and 3 stones

Wide for each piece. Take the wooden beads and with the

Needle and resham thread pass them into the golden stones

lace. Look at the lace and there is one line of stones and one

line empty. So the empty line is where you will pass the wooden

beads in an up and down stitching movement.

In the end stitch the piece from both ends on the thick cord.

Make a knot on both ends of the cord.

Make all the rakhees you require in the same way.

Take soldiers from toys and any other ideas you can to create your own band                       for a brother or a friend.

 

3 RAKHEE