Raksha Bandhan is a festival that is dedicated to the love and affection that a brother and sister share with each other. Sisters pray for the long life of their brothers, on this auspicious occasion and also seek the blessings of God for them. The festival is marked with an exchange of gifts between the brothers and sisters. Homemade crafts have always been popular gifts, no matter what the occasion is and Rakhi is no exception to this. Art and craft gifts for Rakhi are an excellent idea as they convey the special effort undertaken by the giver. Read on to find some craft ideas for Raksha Bandhan gifts.
Homemade Art & Craft Gifts For Rakhi
Wrapped Coffee Cans
Wrapped coffee cans can be serve as decorative holders for toothbrushes, hairbrushes, pens and pencils, paintbrushes, and other items. All you need is coffee cans, a thin rope and some embellishments. Glue the rope on the outside of the coffee can and decorate it with embellishments. It is an easy to make craft and won’t take much of your time.
Paper Bag Scrapbook
Paper bag scrapbook is another craft item that doesn’t require a lot of materials or effort. Select the paper bags according to the number of pages you want to keep in the scrapbook. You can also decorate the inside of the pages to make the scrapbook look really colorful and artistic.
Decorative candles are not only a beautiful gift, but making them is also equal fun. They can be used for lighting as well as decoration purpose. However, it is important to follow the candle safety rules, while making the candles. Decorative candles will not take much of your time and effort, if you know the right way to make them.
Hand Print Wall Hanging
Hand print wall hanging is a beautiful artistic gift for a festive occasion like Rakhi. The best part is that this art project can be modified for all age groups. As long as you are not making a very intricate design, wall hanging is not going to take much of your time. You can try other designs as well, apart from handprint. Use ribbon to lace around the edge of the hanging.
Flower vase is one of the most popular craft gifts for Raksha Bandhan, no matter what the occasion is. Vases are easy to make and you can try your own innovative and creative ideas to decorate them and make them more presentable. You can also put some beautiful flowers in the vase and gift them unwrapped.