DAY-15 MADHUBANI PAINTING

MADHUBANI PAINTING It’s an intricate time taking art form. It is done on a handmade sheet or any thick sheet. Just make sure you start painting on the rough side of the sheet. Colours will slip on the smooth side. Traditionally, a special nib is used to draw lines with black ink in Madhubani art….

DAY-14 GRAFTING

GRAFTING: Graft your roses in mid-summer somewhere around August, because there’s a better chance the graft will take and the new rose will thrive. Select the shoot, you are going to be grafting onto another plant.For the best results, choose a stem from which the bloom has just faded. Keep the plants well watered prior to the…

DAY-13 DIY PAPER CHANDELIER

DIY PAPER CHANDELIER. THINGS REQUIRED: Paper Scissors Glue Bulb and bulb holder Pencil Scale   PROCEDURE: STEP-1 First work on the A4 watercolour paper. Mark the middle points of 4 sides of the sheet. Draw two lines that cross in the middle.   STEP-2 Draw a diamond based on the markings. Draw vertical lines from the…

DAY – 12 DIY WOOL RUG

DIY WOOL RUG THINGS REQUIRED: Wool Scissors PROCEDURE: STEP-1 Take some wool and wrap it around your four fingers. STEP-2 when you feel it is big enough take it off your fingers and tie it tightly in the middle with a piece of wool.   STEP-3 Now cut the loop on either side. You will…

Day – 11 DIY FACE MASK ( OAT MASK)

DIY FACE MASK ( OAT MASK) THINGS REQUIRED Oats – 3 tbsp Rose water -1-2 tbsp Rose essential oil – 2 drops Yogurt – 1 tbsp Honey- 1 tbsp PROCEDURE: STEP-1 Measure 4.5 ml or 3 tbsp oats into a bowl. I f you prefer a finer mask, process the oats in a food processor…

DAY- 10 DIY AFTERSHAVE ( IN 3 SIMPLE STEPS )

DIY AFTERSHAVE ( IN 3 SIMPLE STEPS )   THINGS REQUIRED Dried rosemary – 2 tbsp Distilled water – 200 ml Almond oil – 1 tsp Rosemary essential oil – 2 drops PROCEDURE STEP-1 Put 30 ml (2 tbsp) dried rosemary in a heat proof bowl. Heat 200 ml (3/4 cup) distilled water and pour…

DAY – 9 DIY PERFUME ( WITH FLOWERS )

DIY PERFUME WITH FLOWERS Things required:  essential oil – 3 drops distilled water -350 ml or 1 1/2 cup dried orange peel – 3 tbsp a fresh rose a carnation vodka – 115 ml or 1/2 cup cloves – 1 tsp   PROCEDURE: step – 1 Take rose and carnation petals and pour 115 ml…

DAY-8 DIY POTPOURRI

ITEMS REQUIRED: FLOWERS ( of your choice ) ESSENTIAL OIL SPICES OR HERBS PROCEDURE: Step – 1 Pluck off the petals from the flowers you have selected. Place it on a tray and add other ingredients- like spices, herbs, leaves, etc of your choice.   Step – 2 Now sprinkle essential oils according to the auroma…

DAY-7 DIY BAKING ( a sponge cake )

BAKING A SPONGE CAKE ( IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS )     GATHER ALL THE INGREDIENTS. 1 Cup softened butter  2 cups flour 2 teaspoons vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder   STEP -1 Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease the pan in which the…

DAY-6 DIY BLOCK PRINTING.

To start off with block printing the first and foremost thing I had to think of was what material would I use and how would I create the blocks to print with, putting on my thinking cap I tried to be as creative as possible. I drew out a star on a foam sheet and…