By Udita Chaturvedi Photography: Courtesy The Wishing Chair Intro: With Diwali just around the corner, we catch up with a home décor store to find out how you can brighten up your home this season in a most innovative, beautiful and easy DIY manner. |
Copy: Avneet Mann, a marketing professional and Vivita Relan, a lifestyle journalist with her own little café have together realized a dream –a lifestyle accessories store aptly christened, ‘The Wishing Chair’, known for its out-of-box ideas.
Vivita and Avneet share a creative idea that can help your home be different this Diwali. The fairy light canisters are not kitschy or too ethic, neither are they too hotel-inspired. They are just perfect.
Materials required: • Mercury glass canisters (or simple glass jars) • A bunch of LED or fairy lights • Rope • Glass paints • A plug-point and • A place to display them
Procedure: Step 1: If you can get the self-textured mercury glass canisters then half your work is done. If not, get a few small glass jars — like the ones in which your grandma stored pickles — and paint them in subtle colours.
Step 2: Tie a rope around the jar’s neck and use some more rope to make a handle. Make sure it’s strong enough to hold the weight of the jar.
Step 3: Take a string of fairly lights and place most of it inside the canister and tie the remaining around the rope-covered neck and handle before connecting it to a plug-point.
That’s it. Just place it on a table or hang it in your balcony.
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