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Clay Diwali Diyas
Homemade Clay Diwali Diyas

We had neighbourhood Diwali party this week. One of the activities we did was make clay diyas. I made those two and jeweled them for that festive Diwali feel. It was a nice thing to do with family and friends.



  • By Hari Chandana, October 22, 2011 @ 10:43 pm

    Beautiful Diyas 🙂

  • By Sofi, October 23, 2011 @ 12:01 pm

    Thanks for the link to the ebook! I can’t wait to try the almond burfi.

  • By Kalyani, October 23, 2011 @ 8:56 pm

    wow beautiful diyas …….

  • By sangeetha, October 24, 2011 @ 1:18 pm

    Beautiful diyas! Could you share with us the steps to make them?

  • By Leena Goutam, October 25, 2011 @ 4:04 pm

    Lovely Diyas… Happy Diwali to you and all your loved ones…

  • By Sirisha, October 26, 2011 @ 7:04 pm

    Sweet! Thank You!

  • By Narayan, October 30, 2011 @ 9:16 am

    Very nice diyas….. I bought some potter made diyas from Jamshedpur. They were cute – shaped like a Tulsi Mandapam as well as a lotus.

  • By Kay, October 30, 2011 @ 10:26 am

    lovely diyas!!! how are you, Indira?

  • By nina, November 2, 2011 @ 5:40 pm

    Hey Indira, Happy Holidays! Hope you had a great Diwali. I love those diyas. Wanted to get my kids do this craft and learn more about Diwali! may I please ask you where to buy this clay and also what form ( air dry or something else), which brand. Will help a lot!

  • By Padhu, November 4, 2011 @ 1:31 am

    Lovely diyas!!

  • By hema, November 14, 2011 @ 3:04 pm

    Hello Indira garu,

    Ela vunnaru. Meeru ee madya kottha recipes emi rayatam ledu. Hope everything is OK at your end.

    Meku velynapdu blog update cheyandi.


  • By Asmita, November 19, 2011 @ 12:39 pm

    Beautiful diyas, so festive!

  • By createwithmom and torviewtoronto, November 22, 2011 @ 9:24 pm

    beautiful creatively done

  • By Prathima, November 23, 2011 @ 5:04 pm

    Nina, Some info about clay : I usually buy clay from Michaels/ AC Moore for making Vinayaka moorthi for Ganesh chaturthi. U can find lot of varieties of clay like colored clay, clay which requires baking for hardening etc… I usually buy a self hardening clay which hardens on drying. And we can use a 40% coupon too. Hope this helps.

  • By nina, November 28, 2011 @ 8:12 pm

    thanks so much Prathima. I really appreicate your response.

  • By Meghana, November 29, 2011 @ 12:30 am


    Hope things are fine at your end. No Receipes at your end nowadays. I feel very incomplete…

  • By sonal, December 6, 2011 @ 4:33 am

    hey hi…

    Hope u are well. Have you stopped publishing recipes on your blog. I am missing them!

  • By anjana, December 14, 2011 @ 5:37 am

    Very beautiful diyas!!!!

  • By Narayan, December 29, 2011 @ 9:32 am

    Long time no hear, Indira…

    How is the winter getting along… Remembered your diyas,m when we went to a place called Chokhi Dhani outside Mumbai where at the potter’s wheel, we also made some small pots.

  • By Sarada, January 1, 2012 @ 11:04 am

    Hello Indira garu,

    Wish You and your family a very Happy and Prosperous New Year.

  • By Vidya, January 1, 2012 @ 11:50 am

    Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year!!!

  • By Vineela, January 4, 2012 @ 5:11 pm

    Wish you and your family a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

  • By Cilantro, January 7, 2012 @ 9:12 am

    Wish you & your family a very happy New Year Indira!
    Hope things are fine at your end I hope to see your recipes soon. Its been a long time you updated and even the previous posts did not have recipes. I do miss reading you posts and recipes.

  • By sandhya, January 30, 2012 @ 11:20 am

    Hello Indira,

    happy new year 🙂
    Hope all is well with u and ur family.

  • By Nimal, July 18, 2012 @ 9:31 am

    Every things are so beautiful but that firecracker flower is I like it

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