Springtime: The much-awaited season of new beginnings, blooms and blossoms, colour and sunshine – Spring – is finally here! We hope that with the April sunshine, we can also look forward to a brighter and more positive year ahead. We bring you our collection of Easter and spring-themed DIYs.
Easter Egg Display
Brighten up your living room with an Easter-themed display that takes little effort and time, and puts you right in the mood for the season of spring!
Spring up with a keepsake this Easter
This Easter, get your feet painted and get started to create art that can be kept over years… as a decoration and then a memory to share with your children as they grow. Deepty Mundhra tells you how.
DIY – Garden gnomes
The season of spring brings with it new life and growth. Deepthy Mundra brings us the perfect DIY to welcome spring. Enjoy a sunny spring morning with your children or as me- time, and add a dash of color to your garden.
Garden or Balcony Decor – DIY Mosaic Mushroom
Time to set up your garden area or balcony. Smita Swamy shares a DIY using cement clay and mosaic stones.
Fun colourful Button Craft with kids
This simple DIY combines the two things kids love to do – painting and sticking. The result: A pretty wall hanging for their room. Bring out your old and new buttons and paints. An ideal DIY to sit out and make in your garden or balcony with the bright spring sunshine loading you with Vitamin D! Ideal for children above 4 years. Manasa Mukka shows you how!
Think of spring, think of Tulips! This is the season when colorful tulips raise their pretty heads through the neighborhoods. Plant them in your gardens or create them with paper origami.
Our contributor Kirti Sharma shows you how. She enjoyed making them with her daughter.
Blooming flower experiment
The season of spring brings with it a sense of awakening and the joy of new life. In India, the spring festivities have either a religious or agricultural significance. The popular celebrations during the spring season or ‘Vasant Rutu’ are Holi, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Vishu, Baisakhi, Bihu, Chaithra Navaratri, Rama Navami and Easter – to name a few. And what marks the arrival of spring better than blossoms – from the tiny snowdrops to the magnificent magnolias. Chetana Parameswar brings us the perfect DIY welcoming spring.
The art of quilling
Quilling is the art of rolling paper strips and creating different shapes. Use your imagination to make decorations for greeting cards, envelopes, wall hangings, and even some exciting, contemporary jewelry – paper jhumkas and ear studs. There’s a technique to create beautiful decorations with colored paper by simply going on a roll! Smita Swamy shows you how
Eco-friendly handmade soap
Jeyanthi Senthilrajan made it her goal to go chemical-free and create healthy products with natural ingredients that she and her family could use. Her homemade soaps scented with rose petals, turmeric, and lemon zest were also a hit with her friends who liked the fragrance and the effect it had on their skin! She shows how to make one!
The Art of Terracotta Jewellery
Have you always wanted to create your own eco-friendly earthen jewellery? Combine your love for baking and fashion! Our contributor Surekha shows you the beautiful Indian art of making Terracotta jewellery.
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