Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Posted by Lakshmi -Celebrations at 5:32 AM
Thursday, October 20, 2011
A visually pleasing way of lighting lamps this Diwali.BE it be on a painted tile or by adding a bling extra to the handmade Diyas or by adding that special touch by adding designs underneath the Diyas.
|Diyas and a painted tile|
|inside icecream cups|
|the special touch with little beads|
|a handmade box and tealights in kumkum holders|
|patterns and paisleys|
|intermingling them with tealights and paisleys|
|that special touch to the decor|
|tealights in silver glasses and some jewellery to the shine|
|Diyas and some handmade glitter coasters|
|patterns in black chart paper|
Monday, October 17, 2011
The sparkling festival sesaon rolls in again bringing along with it the fresh flowers, overflowing silks, candles, floaters, vases, marigolds, zari bordered cushions and knickknacks in silver, bronze and ivory tones.
Set the stage and turn the house into a cosy setting for the gorgeous evening..Let the home take a classical look on one day, a house in style on the other and let fun unfold everywhere.
There are innumerable ideas everywhere to get inspired, there are no dearth of ideas,but even then easy to replicate ideas with everyday elements are always a welcome. Come get inspired and travel with me to the world of rangolis, diyas and lamps. Let me showcase some traditional and contemporary and do it yourself inspired ideas from my favourite magazines to brighten up your home.
The first of the series is from my dearest flickr friend "Sri" who always stands as a source of great inspiration for as a person a friend.
|Rangoli painted on a tile|
|Inspired by Geninine:rocks can also be coloured in glitters or gold painting and display them in trays|
|Spool dolls,inspired by wundercraft|
|spool dolls covered by ribbons to give them a festive look|
|spool dolls on the crochet|
on the side table,intermingle them with diyas or floating flowers or candles
|Antique mangala board/palanguzhi painted|
|Antique palanguzhi,display your candles and beads and flowers|
|A festive cheer|
|decorating ideas continues with a slate tile drawn with tic tac toe squares.display your candles,diyas and flowers.use this as a centre piece.|
finally float some flowers in jam bottles recycled
See you with more inspirations tomorrow..hope all of you will enjoy this series.
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