Eco-Friendly Ganesha

Ganesha made with newspaper: Newspaper and clay are eco-friendly ways to create the idol for Ganesha Chaturthi. Let us pledge to keep our environment and surroundings free from pollution. Here's to a healthy, eco-friendly and happy Ganesha Chaturthi from the Paperolles.   P.S.: I dissolve the clay Ganesha at home and use them for gardening.


Quilling workshop at Snehadhara foundation

The workshop was fun-filled and packed with loads of creativity among the kids and adults. The newspaper quilled craft was introduced to the group. The session started with warm-up songs and introducing newspaper as the main medium for the craft. The kids with special needs understood the concept of rolling the paper and tried rolling the … Continue reading Quilling workshop at Snehadhara foundation

Happy Diwali

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights. Diwali is traditionally celebrated by lighting diyas and candles, praying to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha, bursting crackers and meeting friends and family to exchange Diwali greetings and gifts. The quilling of the candle light holder, the bird shaped holder and the Ganesha were completed using newspaper/magazines. … Continue reading Happy Diwali

Quilled Fusion Earring (Jhumka)

Jhumkas and silk sarees are traditional South Indian attire for weddings and grand occasions. The Jhumka is quilled into domes and attached using beads and danglers. The crystals and the flower shaped beads are chosen based on the color of the dress and user preference. These earrings are very lightweight and waterproof. I have put … Continue reading Quilled Fusion Earring (Jhumka)

Is there a special day for love?

A happy family will not wait for a special day to express their love among their family members. In my opinion, Valentine's day is celebrated by someone who wishes to express his/her love to someone for the first time. Age is not a barrier to express our love to someone. My husband is not fond of flowers and … Continue reading Is there a special day for love?