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Designing A Rakhi

Designing A Rakhi

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What you need:

Thin Cardboard
Red Craft Paper
Coloured Sponge
Decorative small sequins
Decorative small stars
Fancy Thread or Satin Ribbon

Lets Begin:

1. Take a thin cardboard, and cut it into a small circular shape.

2. Stick the red craft paper on the cardboard with Fevicol.

3. With the help of the scissors cut the edges of the circle into a zig-zag shape.

4. Take a thin coloured sponge, and cut it according to the same size of the cardboard.

5. Give zig-zag shaped edges to the round sponge as well.

6. Stick the sponge over the cardboard.

7. With a pencil draw a plus sign on the spunch. Make sure you draw the line with very lightly, or else it might tear the delicate sponge.

8. Stick the whole plus sign with stars.

9. In the remaining area, stick colourful small sequins.

10. On the back of the cardboard, stick the fancy colourful threads available in the market or use a satin ribbon, long enough to be tied on the wrist.

Your Fancy Colourful Rakhi is Ready.

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vanita.7 years ago
My 7 year old daughter was very excited when imshowed her this. she immediately sat down to make a rakhi for her brother. it was very sweet of her to create her own rakhi.
Kavita.7 years ago
a great idea for making your own rakhi. children will love this and can use their own imaginations and ideas.
Rimmi.7 years ago
great idea and passtime for kids during vacations and weekends. Great idea to tie a handmade rakhi
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