DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

There are so many DIYs out there to decorate walls, add colour to accessories, make things look pretty. I keep thinking of different things to DIY at home, and of course, the internet has unlimited inspiration. However, we all seem to forget one thing..the floor! (Not counting rugs and carpets here.) Floors are so bare. Of course, we don’t want to clutter our floor.. that would be called a mess. But creating a small pretty decor piece (which can be moved anytime) might just add a pop of beauty to the floor at home. Am I right? And that’s what intrigued me to create this DIY gemstone rangoli inspired floor decor.

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

Rangoli is an indian art of making designs on the floor with fine colourful sand (or grains? Not really sure.) However, that takes time, intricacy and practice to make (In India, you will always find someone holding a Rangoli making contest during any festival time. Or just any regular day, for the matter.) And of course, it doesn’t last forever. If someone accidentally steps on it, or the wind blows in the rangoli’s direction..well, that’s pretty much the signal to clean it up and start making a new one.

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

So, I didn’t want any cleaning hassles or anything like that. This wall decor is portable, and has no mess involved after it’s displayed on the floor.

And here’s how you make it:

You need:

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Decor

Thick transparency sheets//glue//gemstones of different sizes and colours//scissors//pen

Steps:

1// Cut out the desired shapes you want. I prefer cutting out a circle and 4-5 petal like shapes to create a flowery piece. Use a pen to draw them out. Don’t worry about any pen lines showing because they will be covered later on. It’s totally up to you what shape you want to make. Symmetrical and flowery shapes look great and are the easiest to do.

Diy gemstone rangoli inspired wall decor

2// Create a thin line of glue along the outermost edge of your shape. Start sticking your gems.

rangoli inspired wall decor

3// After one line has been done, stick a second border line with different gems for a contrast.

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DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

4// At the pointy end of your shape (or if it’s a circle, the centre) add a large gemstone and surround it with smaller stones.

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

5// Complete all the pieces you need to make the full decor piece.

DIY Gemstone Rangoli Inspired Floor Decor

6// Place all the different pieces on the floor (side of the door, near a cupboard) and admire your work! People who see it will also admire it- I guarantee it.

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diy gemstone rangoli inspired decor

Note:

This doesn’t have to be on the floor. You can also place it on top of a wide open shelf, or on the table as added decor. On the floor, it’s the most visible. Feel free to place your decor wherever it suits best in your home!

diy gemstone rangoli inspired wall decor

  • http://www.goldenagebeads.com/ Hayley at Golden Age Beads

    This is such a cool idea! I could get carried away doing this and end up covering a large area of floor. Thanks for sharing!

    • Aaria Baid

      I’m so glad you liked it! Yes, it is fun and very easy to get carried away..hence the large number of pieces I made!:)