Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Lotus for Goddess Lakshmi for VaraLakshmi Vratam

Create a Lotus for VaraLakshmi Vratam to place ammavaaru (varalakshmi Devi).
As Sravana masam is approaching and everyone started to think the ways to decorate the lakshmi devi mandap my sister has come up with this idea to create lotus. Here is what is needed to create the lotus.
  1. Pink Chart paper
  2. Scissors
  3. Glue Gun/Glue
  4. Cardboard
  5. Velvet cloth 
  6. White paint and Paint Brush
Procedure to prepare: Picture speaks better than word. Hopefully the pictures help.

  1. Take cardboard and cut it into round shape for the center.
  2. Take velvet cloth and cut it into round shape to cover the cardboard. This is for the center of the lotus. Stick the velvet to cardboard and let it dry. 
  3. Use a pencil/stencil to cut the chart paper into lotus leaf shape 11 to 12 are needed and with different shapes(Small to medium size)
  4. Paint the lotus leaves with white lines.
  5. Use glue gun and stick the lotus leaves to the cardboard at the bottom.
  6. Place the lotus leaves as per your requirement.
  7. Let it airdry and the lotus to adorn varalakshmi devi is ready.
  8. It can be decorated with pearls/Kundans as per interest.