Painting clay pot ~From my craft’s cornerΒ 

Do you have those days when you don’t feel like doing anything at all? 

I have those days too. While sitting at home idle one day,  I was staring at my showcase for no reason. My eyes struck to this old boring round shaped pot, I kept quite sometime ago. Then I rolled around my eyes to the lower section of my showcase which I made my craft’s supply corner. I saw the colours.  My favorite set of acrylic colours. And I couldn’t take the comfort of my recliner anymore. I jumped and bring the clay pot, colours and brushes together on the floor.

And I turned this πŸ‘‡

To this πŸ‘‡

Materials required-

  1. A clay pot
  2. Acrylic colours 
  3. Paint brushes
  4. A bottle cap
  5. Decorative lace
  6. Item you want to keep in it to decorate your centre table. 

Though I am a colourful person, I love colours, but everyone has a black and white side in them. This time I wanted to keep that as my theme. Only black and white.

Step 1- Take the pot and using your widest brush, paint it white. 

Step 2 – take the black colour, your favorite brush and apply the strokes or pattern you like. 

Step 3- take your favourite black coloured lace and paste it around the neck of the pot. 

Your Decorative centre piece is almost ready. 

Step 4- take a plastic wide mouth bottle cap of any colour and paint it black. 

It is the base stand for the pot. Stick the painted pot on the open side of the black cap.

Now its time to decorate your centre table piece. I would prefer artificial beautiful white flowers which I certainly didn’t have. 

I filled the pot with colourful thermocol balls and kept some artificial flower buds that I had in one of my flower pots. 

This white rose tiara really goes well with it for decorations and photography.

That’s how my centre piece looks like πŸ™‚ 

Off coloured picture as per my theme.

That’s it for today’s post people. 

Hope you like it. Be creative and be limitless. 

Much love

Riya

I wish I had wings ~ Poetry

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have to hold on my feelings
I could fly away
Far far away
Away from all the facility
Away from the word called ‘society’

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have to answer every phone rings
I could reach the peak of a mountain
I could scream and burst the lava of anger in my fountain

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have to follow the proceedings
I could vanish from the world I live in
To make my own space in the submarine

I wish I had wings
So to not let anyone know my doings
I would be on my own
Fighting through the trees and clouds
At least would be better than the fake smiles and humanly moulds

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have to live inside buildings
I wouldn’t be anyone’s burden
I could make a living in a simple den

I wish I had wings
I could follow my emotional feelings
And listen to my heart
I could keep trying to reach the top
Doesn’t matter how many times I flop

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have any bindings
I could sit on any humps or horns
I wouldn’t had to face any real game of thrones

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have to fake my choice of lovings.
I could choose not to wear leathers
And proudly show off my colorful feathers

I wish I had wings
No One had to listen to the songs my heart sings
I could decide what for me is best
And could make my very own cozy nest

I wish I had wings
I would have no permanent bondings
I could feel free, fly free
And my attitude towards life could be care-free

But.

I am not a flying beauty
I Have no wings
Anyone bothers or not
I have to burden my personal belongings

I wish I had wings
I wouldn’t have to hold on my feelings…

~Riya

Christmas tree cards:Part 2 ~From my craft’s corner

Hey people, I am back with second day of Christmas craft. In my first part, I made two very easy peasy Christmas card ideas and today, I am going to make another very pretty Christmas tree card which can be used as a wall decor or as a wishing card for your loved ones.

I love vibrant colours and I just love Christmas but that really doesn’t mean Christmas has to be everything red, green and white or it has to be? πŸ˜€ Well it completely depends on one’s personal perception of seeing things. Christmas tree is green, snow is white and Santa’s dress of course red πŸŽ…. Now that makes my first card. A perfect to go Christmas card which will bring back your winter mood πŸ™‚ I couldn’t stop myself from adopting the theme ☺️

Let’s start making one now πŸ‘‡

What we need :

  1. Origami square papers
  2. Card paper
  3. Ruler and pencil
  4. Glue stick
  5. Scissor βœ‚
  6. Some decor (stars, glitter tape, etc)

Take a square origami paper (preferably thin paper, it will be easier to make and the tree looks much prettier and lively)

My paper is one side white and one side colored. Both sides colored paper will do equally good.

Now rotate the paper and fold diagonally corner to corner like this πŸ‘‡

Now make a straight line parallel to the folded side leaving a little space.

Again rotate the paper and make straight lines starting from one end as shown keeping 1cm distance.

Now it’s time to bring your scissors. Simply cut along the vertical line up to the line we marked at first.

You will get this when you are done cutting

After you finish, unfold the paper.

Tadaa, you will get this πŸ‘‡

Reverse the paper to work in the back (white side) to keep the green as the front. Now it’s time for the glue stick. Take one strip at one time and stick to the bottom as shown carefully. You don’t want to tear a part.

Now take a strip from another side and stick it on it like this πŸ‘‡

Now continue doing the process till you reach the top. Your beautiful tree is done

Just paste a star on the top and use it as decor for your wall showcases or any wooden frames. Isn’t it just adorable already?

Now lets get into the card making.

Take a red card paper, fold into half and paste the tree on it carefully in the middle leaving some portion in the bottom.

Now it’s time for adding the sentiment. Make your own if you wish like I did here πŸ™‚ Paste the sentiment on the bottom.

Make a star using two equal yellow triangle pasting one on another like I did in my last post and paste it on top obviously.

Let’s not be boring. Decorations are a must ☺️

And our first card is ready. Fill the inner part with you blessings and feelings and make the recipient happy 😊I am sure anyone would love such a lovely greeting card.

I have made a similar tree in bright yellow color and used on a blue card with golden decorations. Few stars and a golden tape with a red star.

As I said, Christmas doesn’t have to be g-re-w ( green, red, white)

This is for those who love shine and glitter.

Saint and sinner.

Yay, my family is growing πŸ™‚

Check out my last and first post on Christmas card here if you haven’t already ☺️

Till the next time. Keep showering love and blessings. Happy winter ❄

Much love,

Riya

Christmas tree cards: part 1 ~From my craft’s corner

Heya people, it’s 23:40 hours in my clock and I am just so excited already to Welcome December πŸ˜€. December brings joy, happiness, celebration, fests, parties, holidays and loads of love with it. Hence I couldn’t wait till one more day and already in Christmas mood. Hence I am starting a series on Christmas here~ cards, trees, decorations and other funny and cute crafts.

So, let’s start the first day with 2 easy, yet beautiful Christmas Tree Cards DIY πŸ™‚

I will explain how to make these cards in easiest possible way. So stick till the end and make some for your family and friends ☺️

You can see my Christmas mood already 😁

CARD 1- pink on blue

Take an A4 colored paper and cut these dimensions out of it. Total 5 squares.

Taking each square sheet, fold them in half.

Now hold the folded side, and again fold corners in the middle like this πŸ‘‡

Do the same for all the 5 squares.

You are almost done;) Now take 24*16 cm Blue paper and fold it into half to make it the card base. Paste a star cut out on the top middle. And paste the above triangles in increasing order of their size to make a tree like this πŸ‘‡

See I told you, we are done with the first card here. Isn’t it nice? Let’s move on to the next one.

CARD 2– Green on Red

What we all need for this one are some news paper straws, colors, paint brush, glue and card paper Of course ☺️

Sorry for the messy background, I usually get this messy all the time in my craft’s corner πŸ˜‚. You don’t need these much paper straws though.

Take 2-3 straws and paint them green. Keep aside to dry.

Cut out two little equal triangle for making the star.

Take a cardboard and paint it black. And glue the yellow triangles on the top of it one over another to make the star.

Now cut the painted straws in different sizes. One little bigger than the previous one.

Now simply glue them one by one on the black cardboard in increasing order from top to bottom leaving space in between.

You can also use this structure as a Christmas decor itself☺️

Now take a red A4 size paper. Fold it in half. Draw borders using black sketch pen. I also drew some corners free handed 😊. Put some glue on the back of the tree we just made and paste on the card in the middle.

Tadaaa you are done.

Isn’t it just adorable? I personally loved it.

Time for some fun πŸ˜‚

I am so excited to add so many others to this πŸ˜€

This is it for today’s craft. Tell me if you like it.

Happy December and happy winters everybody ☺️

Much love

Riya

Thrust of love ~ Poetry

Thrust of love”

When your fingers roll around my bare back
And your lips silently touches my naked neck.

As My trembling hand moves towards your shoulders
I grabbed all the sheets in the folder

Your feet on my toes
I forgot about all my taken vows

You looked into my eyes
Filled with shameful lies

I couldn’t make a sound as my lips were sealed.

You touched me again, and every chapter of mine was pealed

As you pushed me behind the doors
My heart was screaming, make me yours

Closing my eyes
My senses came back to time,
The dream I just had was never mine.

Was I proud for what I felt?
Or my life will be again full of guilt!

Guilt of the mistakes I never did,
To rationalize the world my heart build.

The drawing in the image is made by me πŸ™‚

Much love

Riya

“Love or lust” – Poetry

Is this love or it is lust ?
I ask just why it is must?

If it was lust, it wouldn’t be you
It would be my greedy eyes on you

Then why don’t we leave a chance
To get done with the romance

It has to be one of the laws of attraction
Else why not I get the answer for my equation

I know this is wrong, just so wrong.
But day by day my feelings would only go strong.

I said this is for the time being, it will fade away
Because I never knew you will made my heart your forever stay.

When did it happen, when did we come close
Only to let you know the situation will become worse

It is possible by not meeting
But how to stop my heart from beating

Yes it is my heart , that looks out for you
With its every beat, it remembers you

Now it’s time.
To realise you are not mine
Always it hurts
May be little lessen with time

The only person should know this is you
Well you know, my heart belongs to you

Now it’s time for you to leave
As you loved me, that’s what I believe.

Much love

Riya

Quilled flowers ~ from my craft’s corner

Quilling is a form of art made with paper strips, usually rolling them and giving different shapes. I love quilling and I am sharing one such art today.

The flowers has been made by just using the quilling tool and the butterfly is made using quilling comb.

There are a huge variety of designs you can choose. It just needs your creativity and a bit patience.

Hope you all Like it.

Much love

Riya