Do-it-yourself Rakhi

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2013, 12:37 PM IST

Resham Sengar

The market these days is flooded with fancy rakhis, each better than the other, vying to catch your fancy. But how about lending your personal touch to the bond that keeps you and your darling brother together? If you are onboard with the idea, then scroll down for our rakhi making tips.

Beaded Rakhi

Things you would need:

Strands of colourful silk threads
A pair of scissors
Cotton thread to tie knots
Colourful beads or pearls for decoration
Glitter glue (if desired)
Glue

How to make the Rakhi
Cut the silk threads to 15 cm length.
Now string the pearls onto the silk threads.
After that, tie a knot on both sides of the threads so that the beads do not unravel.
If you desire, you can try embellishing the beads with glitters glue.
Your Rakhi is ready to adorn the wrist of your sweet brother.