Marigolds

Flowers in Indian and Western culture

Come and join us at our fabric flower making workshop on Saturday 20th May Flowers are such an important and relevant part of Indian culture, and also symbolic in Western culture. Beautiful flower garlands are a special part of Indian celebrations like weddings, Diwali, and also part of daily worship in homes and temples around Read More

Decorated stone

Decorated Stone Art

(This post contains affiliate links, please see the disclosure policy for more details.) Hi everyone, So today I’m going to show you how to decorate stones and make them into a piece of your own creative artwork! Have you seen all the beautiful stone designs? If  not have a look on my pinterest page for Read More

Rangoli

Diwali – Rangoli design

(This post contains affiliate links, please see the disclosure policy for more details.) Rangoli patterns are a significant symbol during Diwali representing bright colours and light over darkness. They are patterns made using coloured powders and usually done on the doorstep to welcome visitors to your home during this time.  Sadly, in the UK it Read More

Elephant wall decoration

Elephant decoration

(This post contains affiliate links, please see the disclosure policy for more details.) Hi everyone, I thought I would show you a great sewing project I recently made.  I love elephants! So I wanted to make a wall hanging for decoration in our living room.  I’m sure you will admit that these look very colourful Read More

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Block printing in India

Hi everyone, So in a couple of weeks I’m going along to a craft workshop where I am going to learn how to make a lino print.   I’m so excited about it that I’ve been reading up about block printing and wanted to share a little with you. Block printing developed in the 12th Read More