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Ganesha Backdrop- Leaf Mirror Decor

You Will Need:

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Chrome Yellow 03, Light Green 12, Violet 25, White 27, Deep Brilliant Purple 64, Teal Blue 68, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Clay Carving Tool, Golden Cord, Scissors, Corrugated Sheet, Pencil, Paper, Acrylic Mirror, Golden Ball Chain, Kundan with Brackets, Aqua Green Wool, Colour Palette, Water Container

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Description :

A DIY that would teach you how to make a stunning mirror effect backdrop for your Ganesha backdrop this festive season. Made with basic materials and Fevicryl Mouldit clay makes it an easy and fun project.

STEP 1 : Source the base

Take a corrugated sheet, mark and cut leaf shapes like you see in the image.

STEP 2 : Cutting the leaves

Cut a few leaf shapes from the corrugated sheet using scissors or a paper cutter.

STEP 3 : Paint the base coat

Paint the leaves with a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic Colour – White 27. Let them dry.

STEP 4 : Paint the leaves

Paint each of the leaves using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour – Violet 25 & Deep Brilliant Purple 64. Let them dry.

STEP 5 : Cutting mirrors

Cut mirrors in the same shape as that of the corrugated leaves but a bit smaller so that when placed over there is a border to it.

STEP 6 : Sticking the mirrors

Stick the mirrors on each of the leaves using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Border & stick each of the mirrors with kundan ball chains. 

STEP 7 : Prepare the clay / dough

Take Fevicryl Mouldit – resin base & hardener, mix well to form an even soft dough.

STEP 8 : Making clay beads

Take the clay and make a few beads with holes in each of them using clay carving tools.

STEP 9 : Painting the beads

Start painting the beads using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Chrome Yellow 03 & Light Green 12. Let them dry.

STEP 10 : Making the tassels

Take wool and make a few tassels out of it, like you see in the image.

STEP 11 : Assembling & final look

Assemble the elements by sticking each piece creatively, like you see in the image. Finally stick tassels towards the ends, and your pretty mirror backdrop is now ready to adorn your festive space.