Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Felt Pouches

Hello everyone,

I have been keeping really busy these days as there is just too much work. But that does not keep me away from my first love 'crafting'. And so, here I am with yet another post. I made these cute little felt pouches for all my sister-in-laws for the Indian festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi as it is popularly known. I used it as a substitute for envelopes.

 Yesterday, we celebrated this festival here in India. The name 'Raksha Bandhan' suggests 'a bond of protection'. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and troubles and the sisters pray to God to protect their brother from all evil. Sisters tie the silk thread called Rakhi on their brother's wrist and pray for their well being and brothers promise to take care of their sister. Also, the brother gives gifts to his sister either in cash or kind.









Entered it into the following challenges:
7.  http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.in/ : For this the 3 different embellishments that I have used are: Lace, Flowers and Ribbon

Love
Divya

11 comments:

  1. You have made so lovely little pouches! I love the flowers you have used too. They are perfect for fill it with a little gift for brothers ore sisters on this special celepration.
    Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge!
    xx
    Bianca

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  2. Thank You Bianca for your wonderful comment :)

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  3. Dr Sonia, I'm one of your latest followers..your cards and tutorials are just so awesome.. I love them all..Thank you for your comment as well..

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  4. I love that you gave us the background for this wonderful festival - and I can just see how much your family will enjoy them! Thank you for sharing your project in the “Summer Flowers” Challenge!
    ~ginny
    Design Team - Craft Your Passion
    RubberMAD at GettyCollection.com

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  5. Beautiful work!
    Thank you for joining us at CYP challenge!
    Kat
    Craft Your Passion DT

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  6. These are just gorgeous lovely colors. Thank you for joining us at Artistic this week. Abbie xx

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  7. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous pouches with us at Craft-Room..and it was lovely to hear about the festival - we would love to know what you used that was new for our challenge..Esther xx

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  8. Thanks for joining in this week at Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge
    Hugs katie x

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  9. These are gorgeous, and the festival sounds a great celebration. Thanks for sharing with us over at the Craft-Room Challenge.

    Maria xx

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