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Rangoli: Easter egg cart
Created by Purni on 2009-04-09,

EASTER EGG CART- Dharun's first Easter Egg cart, for the Easter Egg Cart race, which was a part of the Easter Celebrations, in Charles Dickens Primary School, London.
He was in his Nursery and won the Most Beautiful Cart Prize for it.

Rangoli: Tanjore painting done in my style and a lampshade.
Created by sjnt on 2009-04-07,

Tanjore painting method is used for creating ornaments etc, but face is according to my style. You can call it a fusion.

The lampshade is yet to be hung and it is made with paper. [Iam a paper specialist you know?]

Rangoli: India in vegetables
Created by madhuharini on 2009-04-03,

I cut vegetables to make veg bonda and cut it by order. My daughter-in-law said "ma, it looks like India". I took a snap and posted this to ikolam. The base was my cutting plate. Comments anyone?

Rangoli: Bookmarks
Created by sjnt on 2009-04-03,

On the final day of school, we wanted to give something to the kids. We made a bookmark for each one. Everyone decorated according to their wish. I painted on them. Stuck a printout of their names, attached a tassle to the bookmark, and at last! the bookmarks are ready. It is done on black colour handmade paper.

Rangoli: Jadai alankaram (Jewel making)
Created by viji_j86 on 2009-03-24,

This is the jadai-alangaram. This is a ready made one. Done by jewel-making method. This ready made thing can be attached during any function the special girl immediately. Even during dance dressings, this can be very easily attached with jadai and can be decorated with flowers.
This is done by white stones. Can be done with matching stones according to the dress.
One is full view and another is zoom view.
viji

Rangoli: Arthi plate
Created by Sumathi.v on 2009-03-21,

This is another arthi plate created with the materials used in picture framing used for inviting the newly weds.

Rangoli: My teddy bears
Created by SuriK on 2009-03-20,

I had my 5th birthday party in a place called "Build a bear workshop". It is a place where they help you build your own bear. They provide you with some of the basic materials like the fur, filler-material and bows. It was fun to build our own bears!

Last year, I decided to dress up my bears with different outfits. Finding a pretty outfit for my girl teddy bear was easy, I just took one of my outgrown formal dresses. But for the boy teddy bear, I had to think and come up with a few ideas. Everyone in my family laughed when I showed them my boy teddy bear wearing a rug around him. He had one of my mom's silk blouse borders for a towel over his shoulder. I thought they looked very nice!
What do you think?

Rangoli: Artificial jewels
Created by viji_j86 on 2009-03-17,

Sometimes back i got sudden interest in making artificial jewellery.
Friends have a look of these jewells.
I am sending this under arts and crafts sessio.
viji

Rangoli: Kasu Mandabam
Created by viji_j86 on 2009-03-16,

I had created one Kasu Mandabam for Lakshmi. This is done by 25 paise coins.
Originally it was done as kasu ther(Ratham). But due to limited space the man who did frame work had taken out two rows of coins from the chakkaram and made as Mandabam. So, the Radam became Mandabam. I am sending this for arts and crafts section.
viji

Rangoli: Flower stand
Created by meena365 on 2009-03-16,

The wall hanging in the middle was made by Shriram for his art project. It is made of coloured ice cream sticks joined together and the cardboard roll inside the aluminum foil roll is used to make the stand for the flowers.

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