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Making a traditional Raksha Bandhan card is an easy Rakhi craft activity. This page on traditional Rakhi cards helps you to make exclusive and special Rakhi cards.

Traditional Rakhi Card

Material Required :
  • Card Paper(Handmade)
  • Kalawa( thread)
  • Ganesha or Swastika or dry flowers
  • Paint or colors
Method :
  • Cut the card paper in the desired size and fold it in the middle.
  • Now, leave some border according to your choice and paste the kalawa thread around the border.
  • On the inside of the kalawa border, make lines using the paint or colors.
  • Paste the motif of Ganesha or Swastika a little off center towards top and write 'Happy Raksha Bandhan' or similar such messages.
  • For writing messages, computer print out can also be used. Write your message on the inside of the card.
  • If you wish to give it a contemporary look, you can use a lace or a ribbon in place of kalawa.
  • Pressed flowers or reeds can also be used as the center design.
  • And finally, enclose the card with Rakhi, tika, rice etc.