Surprisingly Easy DIY Ideas for homemade Rakhi you must try!

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The Rakshabandahan or Rakhi Festival, it is just a few weeks ahead. The Indian festival is a day for brothers and sisters and is celebrated with greater joy in India. The festival celebrates and strengthens the bond between brothers and sisters. On this day, sisters tie rakhi or an embellished thread on their brother’s wrist and pray for their well-being. Brothers also promise to take care of their sisters and spoil them with gifts.

But this year Rakhi will not be same as it’s used to be due to Covid-19 pandemic and undoubtedly made the festival a solely indoor festival, the joy and fervor of Rakhi is still unfettered. Sisters will continue to pray for the success and safeguards of their brothers, while brothers will continue to shower presents and love to their sisters.

Nevertheless, this year, as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in many states, it is difficult and dangerous at the same time to go shopping for rakhi. DIY Rakhis can therefore be made at home with simple materials.

This year, Raksha Bandhan is the most incredible opportunity for you to let your brother/sister know that you've done 'all by yourself' and give them the most incredible surprise ever.

Rakhi with Wool

All you need is:

  • Two shades of wool scrap
  • A button or bead
  • Scissors

How to make Rakhi:

  • Take a wool of any color and wrap it around your two fingers for twenty times and then tie the knot in the middle and then cut the ends of the woolen bundle to form pom-poms.
  • Repeat the action with the same color of the wool as black.
  • Bind both woolen pom-poms to a piece of woolen thread with the aid of a wooden bead, and just like this your wool rakhi is ready.

Button Rakhi

All you need is:

  • Assorted buttons
  • Thread

How to make Rakhi:

  • You've got to cut the two good sizes of silk threads.
  • Then you have to knit the buttons in the thread in such a way that it forms a criss-crossed design.
  • Once you have rakhi ready for the size of your brother's hand, you should avoid adding buttons. Knot the ends, and your rakhi is ready to go.

Sticker Rakhi

All you need is:

  • Superhero stickers
  • Foam
  • Threads
  • Glue
  • Coloured glitter glue

How to make Rakhi:

  • You have to paste any of the superhero or any cartoon sticker and cut a piece of foam of the same size.
  • Then you need to decorate it with bright labels or glitter before you paste it on the ribbon.

Lego Rakhi

All you need is:

  • Lego
  • Thread

How to make Rakhi:

  • What you need to do is drill two holes and move the threaded lines.

Name Rakhi

All you need is:

  • Scissors
  • Felt paper cut into alphabet shapes
  • Glue
  • Satin Ribbon

How to make Rakhi:

  • Cut the ribbon to the appropriate length.
  • Apply the glue evenly over the ribbon.
  • Press the letters that render your child's name on the ribbon.

Matchstick Rakhi

All you need is:

  • Matchsticks
  • Card paper material
  • Nail polish
  • Glue
  • Scissor
  • Pearls
  • Lace
  • Cardboard pieces

How to make Rakhi:

  • Glue some cardboard pieces and add the matchsticks to the pattern of your choosing.
  • Take a piece of cardboard and cut it in a circle. Stick the pattern of the matchstick you've prepared for this.
  • Take a small card piece of paper, cut it in a circle. In the middle of this page, put the rhinestone. Take the ball chain and wrap it around the rhinestone in circles.
  • Position it over the outline of the matchstick.
  • Stick a ribbon to the back of the rakhi, and cover it with a circular piece of card paper.

To make this rakhi season unique, make custom rakhis at home and do share your Rakhi pictures with us. Make sure you supervise your kids when they make these rakhi .

So,which one are you going to pick? Do let us know in the comments below.

Happy Rakshabandhan!

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Published on: 24th July 2020