Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Happy Diwali !

Wishing all my readers a Happy ,Prosperous and Beautiful Deepavali!May all your wishes come true!

Images and Ideas by Lakshmi Arvind

Thank you Prismma!

Thank You Prismma for the wonderful opportunity given to participate in Diwali Celebrations.You can all read about it here.

Images and Ideas :Lakshmi Arvind
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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Bask in the glory of warm hues....

Loving all the warm hues and the magic of the simple decor..

Images and Ideas by Lakshmi Arvind
please do not steal nor copy from the site

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Light up your Special Corners

Brighten your space and light up your corners this Deepavali.Let that create the mood ,style and feeling to the home.Let them enhance the beauty of the corners 

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Images Lakshmi Arvind. Ideas Gayatri Arvind. Please do not copy.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Celebrations Special 18/10/2011

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
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patterns in black chart paper
in the night only the patterns will stand out

As Sri stays in US and earthen and  brass diyas are not available easily,she has come up  with out of the box ideas.Thanks Sri for Sharing these.
Aren't we glad that we live in India?

Will come up with my Ideas for this Diwali...stay tuned...lots more..

Images courtesy Sri

Monday, October 17, 2011

Celebrations Special 17/10/2011

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.

Images courtesy:Subasripillai
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