Friday, August 31, 2012

Rangoli-198

14 dots 2 rows to 2.


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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Rangoli-197


15 to 1 straight dots.


Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Rangoli-196


21 dots -5 rows. Leave 4 dots on each side and place 13 dots-4rows, leave 4 dots on each side and place 5 dots -4 rows. See the picture above for dots. Join as shown.


Monday, August 27, 2012

Rangoli-195

Here is one more chain Rangoli.
This is 14 dots 2 rows to 2 dots. Join as shown. This is simple and easy.



Sunday, August 26, 2012

Beautiful Butterfly

Every day when I get up, the first thing I do is roam around in my small garden, talking to my plants and practice my singing.  In that way I can sharpen my singing skills  as well as spend time with my plants. 

Today I found this on one of the plants:
 So beautiful. Isn't God's creation so beautiful?
See its big eyes and long curved tongue.

I think I can put this under "photography" media of my Butterfly Sampler



Saturday, August 25, 2012

Bindi-The Forehead Art

Part-6

My previous posts are here:

Here are some more designs with liquid Bindi. 


 Here is the Mango design.
 You can see the snake and conch shell designs.

Watch out for more in my next posts.........


Saturday, August 18, 2012

Saturday, August 11, 2012

New Arrivals

Hi friends! Its long time since I posted. Actually, I had sprained my arm badly and could not do much. 

Added to that I had a very hectic schedule at work place apart from attending marriages, house warming ceremonies (this is the season for all auspicious ceremonies). With heavy rains, it is difficult to complete simple chores. So that keeps me away from my hobby projects.

Well my arm is on the mend. I have not fully recovered but better. Because of the heavy rains, my garden is full of weeds. Needed lot of cleaning. Thank God I got some one else to clean it up for me. This being the Monsoon time, it is time for adding new plants to my garden. Re-potting, pruning, preparing the plants and trees for fruiting and flowering is not an easy task. One has to battle with lots of pests and that too with safe envo friendly organic pest controls is a lot difficult.

I have some new arrivals for my garden. Just have a look.

 Orange coloured double petaled Hibiscus.
 Lilac coloured double petaled Hibiscus. 
Yellow Button Roses.

I need to take them out of the plastic bags and plant them in my garden. But  I could not resist to share with you all. 


Saturday, August 4, 2012

Painting On Fabrics-Sea Creatures-2

My previous post on the topic is here.

I was talking about the sea green table cloth. These are the fishes I painted on the four corners of the cloth a little away from the fish in the center. 

 This is how it looked.

You can see that the cloth is stained, lost its beautiful sea green colour with many washes. I just use it as dust cover these days.

Watch out for what I painted on cushion covers and diwan set in my next posts