Pooja Thaali – Significance And How To Make One At Home

  As an Indian who enjoys all the traditions and culture which Indian festivities bring along , I must say there are a few essential things which every Indian household needs to perform all the rituals. Growing up , I remember how my mom would decorate the pooja thali (…

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Nature Inspired Festive Centerpieces

  It’s so much fun to be outdoors – so very fresh and pretty. Although with freezing temperatures these days here in Colorado, going out is not something I look forward to. But even when it’s snowing outside, I try to take out some time and sit besides my window…

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DIY Diwali Decor

We are just few days away from Diwali. Every few years , I try to create some ethnic crafts for Diwali décor. Just my humble effort to present Indian culture to my own kids. Being NRI is really not that easy  when it comes to celebrating Indian festivals. We don’t have national holidays…

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The DIY Mama : Restoration Of An Old Handbag

  Guest article by Arti Thakur   There are times when we  are not willing to get rid of our old handbags. Either we are emotionally attached to them or because  they are expensive. Recently, I found myself in a similar situation. This particular handbag was one of my favorites…

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Edible Lego Blocks – DIY

  I know I’m a little late in sharing this tutorial. And I entirely blame it on summers. These edible lego blocks were made for lego theme birthday party for my son last month. I watched few you tube videos and they all called for measuring board with cutter for…

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The Craft Mama : Fun Ideas For A Lego Themed Party

Happy Monday ! I hope you all had a great long weekend ( readers in U.S.). It was one of the most awaited weekend in our family – July 4th  being our son’s birthday . Hence , all the excitement and wait – more so by the Birthday boy !…

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Father’s Day Craft Ideas

Father’s day is June 21st this year. Here are three fun crafts to do with your kids to brighten their dad’s day next Sunday. Greeting Card Take any card stock. Draw this shape (a vest/jacket ) on it with a pencil. Cut the outlined shaped with scissors. Embellish as per…

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Summertime Kids Crafts

Guest article by Meetu Gulati   Summer vacations are in full swing. It’s very important to keep kids busy in a way that can enhance their creativity and concentration. I have compiled few of my previous crafts which can be a fun activity for kids during their summer break.  …

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