Monday 27 February 2012

The Weekly Story ~ wk 69

And from my mini holiday to Kerala.... I got this little thing home.... Do you know what this is?

Go on... be honest!! Did you know?? This, I believe, is the traditional kum kum (or bindhi holder)... I thought it was super pretty... and then when I saw the peacock... it simply had to come back with me....

Here is an ariel view for you.... What do you think?

And.. from last weeks linky, two posts that caught my attention....

DIY cup cake stand... @ Mindful Meanderings

And.. one think I simply cannot do... crochet flowers @ Anne Marie's Crochet Blog

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  1. Kerala ? That should have been one relaxing holiday... We love it so much that we plan a vacation at least once a year to some place in Kerala... The kumkum holder... Does it open and close ? Looks really beautiful !

  2. The kumkum holder is a treasure, lovely!

  3. the kumkum holder is so beautiful!! u were really lucky to find a gem like that!!

  4. The kumkum holder is gorgeous, I love finding things like that:)

  5. Oh so u went to kerala how was the heat and did you go on the houseboat-- do share!

  6. You have got a creative eye sight..such a wonderful piece u got :)

  7. Hi! Thanks so much for hosting another party and for featuring my pencil flowers.
    Best wishes, Annemarie

  8. What a find, Patty! The kumkum holder is so lovely!

    Thank you so much for your supportive message about my blogging-break, I hope to be back at it soon! Thank you for joining me on facebook and Pinterest. It's so nice having sweet blog-friends like you!

    Happy new week!

    Meera xx

  9. Hi Patricia... how have you been? I am joining in the party after a pretty long time... but glad to be back.

    The kumkum container is absolutely beautiful.. esp with the way it opens up!!


  10. I saw the kumkum holder here with the peacock and bought it right away. Thank goodness because the store went out of business soon. I love it. I like your idea of filling it with different colors. Makes it pop!

  11. That's so lovelyyyy amazingggg :)

  12. That's a keeper. Where did you get it from Patty? Need to look for it the next I go home.

  13. that kum kum holder is such a treasure!!!!

  14. just wanted to tell you guys , you can pretty much find that kumkum holder in any city , in your nearest neighbourhood kashmir handicraft shop or something similar, you can get it new polished or for a rs.10 more an antique finish also

  15. What are those colorful powder-like stuff on the kum kum?

  16. Superb find, Patty...It's a WOW! It would make a priceless collection :)

  17. Hello,

    as the inlikz require a username I just thought to post my Crafty article here:

    I hope you enjoy it!

    I do follow your site and inspired by it.


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