How to Make Rakhi at Home? – 14 Wonderful Rakhi Making Ideas Ever You Have Seen

How to Make Rakhi at Home? Rakhi Making Ideas:- Rakhi is the religious and social festival that celebrates the pure and strong bond between brother and sister. Rakhi is celebrated in different parts of Nepal and India with more enthusiasm and religious belief.

It is the festival when the culture of replacing Janai among the Brahmin community occurs. It mainly falls in the month of Shrawan. Shrawan month is considered as the month of greenery.

As, in this month’s green dresses, green bangles are worn by women. It is a festival which brings happiness and joy everywhere.

In Rakhi, a sister ties Rakhi on the wrist of brother wishing his long and happy life, and in return, brother gives a gift to sister.

This year, the festival of Raksha Bandhan is coming near. Sisters shop rakhi from the market and tie it on the wrist of a brother. Some buy an expensive one and some buy cheaper but whatever be its price, it doesn’t matter.

14 Wonderful Rakhi Making Ideas Ever You Have Seen

It is a symbol of love and affection. In this Raksha Bandhan, you can make beautiful Rakhi and tie on the wrist of your brother.

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Rakhi is the sacred thread that binds the beautiful relationship between brother and sister.  If you don’t have any idea about how to make rakhi at home by own.

Table of Contents

1. God Rakhi
2. Zari Rakhi
3. Beads Rakhi
4. Paper flower Rakhi
5. Beaded Rakhi
6. Silver and gold coin rakhi
7. Floral-shaped Rakhi
8. Swastika Rakhi
9. Bracelet Rakhi
10. Photo Rakhi
11. Teddy Rakhi
12. Bangle Rakhi
13. Card Rakhi
14. Mickey mouse rakhi

How to Make Rakhi at Home? – 14 Wonderful Rakhi Making Ideas Ever You Have Seen

Then, don’t worry, We are here to give ideas that how to make rakhi at home;

1. God Rakhi – How to Make Rakhi at Home? God Rakhi Making Ideas

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If your brother has immense belief in God and if he is a devotee of God then, in this Raksha Bandhan, you can make a rakhi decorated with a good picture.

Materials required;

  • Colored thread
  • Golden beads
  • Buttons of small size
  • Picture of god or goddess in small size

Method; Along with a small button, tie about 5 golden beads through a colored thread. Along with the length of the thread, repeat the same process.

Glue pictures of the god or you can use any religious symbol like a swastika symbol. The auspicious Rakhi is ready. So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

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2. Zari Rakhi – How to Make Rakhi at Home? Zari Rakhi Making Ideas

It looks beautiful and attractive as it is decorated by Zari.

Zari Rakhi
Zari Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Red or any bright color silk threads
  • Scissors
  • Beads, Zari
  • Toothbrush with hard bristles
  • Needle and cotton thread

Method;

  • If you want colorful rakhi then take a bunch of multicolored silk threads of about 20-30 cm inches.
  • Tie a tight knot on the one-fourth part of silk thread with a cotton thread.
  • The one-fourth part should be made into rakhi and another three-fourth part must be made as a string to tie around the wrist.
  • The head of the thread of the one-fourth part should be cut down with scissors if it remains a loop.
  • Using a toothbrush, threads should be rubbed in order to make it soft and fluffy.
  • The longer part of the thread should be dividing into 2 parts and should be potted in the desired way.
  • Again, brush the end tie off knot which makes string. The upper should be decorated with beads, zari, and Sitaras. Stick them with glue.
  • If you want it more attractive then, you can use Paris and Sitara in strings.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

3. Beads Rakhi – How to Make Rakhi at Home? Beads Rakhi Making Ideas

This Rakhi is eye-catching decorated with beads.

Beads Rakhi
Beads Rakhi

Materials required;

  • One-sided cloth or velvet cloth
  • Plastic gems
  • Strip of ribbon
  • Gold beads
  • Fabric Glue
  • Scissor

Methods;

  • The cloth should be cut into the required size and the required design can be drawn on the back of the cloth.
  • A large size plastic gem should be glued on the center of the piece. Remember, gems should be glued on the cloth so fabric gum must be used.
  • Around the center of the stone, dots should be made using fabric glue.
  • A circle of white stone should be set in an area of glue and it is allowed to dry for a few minutes.
  • After that, gold beads should be glued in the form of a circle.
  • The wings on either side should be also decorated using gold beads and small-sized gems.
  • A string of golden thread should be glued on both sides of the Rakhi and it must be allowed to dry.
  • Finally, the strip of the ribbon should be glued or stitched using needle and thread. The ribbon is used to tie a rakhi around the wrist so, you can choose the length accordingly.
  • The beautiful rakhi can be made ready by the above ideas.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

4. Paper flower Rakhi – How to Make Rakhi at Home? Paper flower Rakhi Making Ideas

This Rakhi is easy to make. This rakhi can be tied to small brothers. So, you have a younger brother then, paper flower rakhi will be a good option.

Paper flower Rakhi
Paper flower Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Red, green and colored paper sheets
  • A small piece of foam
  • Scissors
  • Rubber and pencil
  • Ribbon
  • Perfume ( optional)

Methods;

  • Draw the flowers of your choice on the red sheet of paper.
  • According to the outline of a flower drawn on the paper, cut the sheet.
  • Take round-shaped foam and glue the paper flower in the upper part of foam and at a lower part, glue the green piece of paper.
  • Pierce at both ends of foam and put a strip of ribbon through it.
  • The ribbon should be of the length required.
  • If you want decoration on the ribbon then glue some Sitara in it or string of ribbon without any Sitara is also can be attractive.
  • The Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

5. Beaded Rakhi – How to Make Rakhi at Home? Beaded Rakhi Making Ideas

It is also a rakhi appropriate for the brother of any age group.

Beaded Rakhi
Beaded Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Silver or gold threads ( 5or 6 in number)
  • Small beads (about 20 or 30)
  • An old locket (any color)

Methods;

  • First, the threads should be knotted.
  • Beads should be inserted in threads and the socket should be also located at the center of the beads.
  • The threads should be tied from both ends.
  • Beaded Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

6. Silver and gold coin rakhi

While making this rakhi, we should be careful and the coins should be washed properly.

gold coin rakhi
gold coin rakhi

Materials required;

  • Net cloth
  • Gold and silver coin
  • Silk threads (3 colors)

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Twist the net cloth in good shape making a hole between to attach the cloth and thread together.
  • Make a knot taking red and gold silk thread.
  • On both sides of the cloth, leave it as open.
  • Glue the silver or gold coin in the middle and the Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

7. Floral-shaped Rakhi – How to Make Floral Shaped Rakhi at Home?

This Rakhi is attractive and easy to make as well.

Floral-shaped Rakhi
Floral-shaped Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Any color glaze paper (2 or 3)
  • Floral shaped colorful beads
  • 1 chart paper
  • Gum
  • Thread ( color of the thread must be matched with the color of the paper)
  • Scissor

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Cut the chart paper in a round shape. Also, cut the glazed paper in round shape
  • The first glaze paper’s size must be equal to the size of the cut chart paper cut.
  • As well, cut the second glaze paper smaller than the first glaze and cut the third one smaller than the second one.
  • Paste the first big glaze paper on chart paper using glue and then paste second and third glaze paper.
  • The sequence of glaze paper must be in sequence from bigger to smaller.
  • Glue the floral shaped bead in the middle of the design.
  • Paste the silk thread from both sides of Rakhi.
  • The floral Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

How to Make Rakhi At Home

8. Swastika Rakhi – How to Make Swastika Rakhi at Home?

Swastika is the sign which symbolizes the Hindu religion. In Rakhi, if there is a swastika sign then, it is regarded to have good fortune.

Materials required;

  • Yellow-colored Gaze paper (1)
  • Yellow-colored chart paper (1)
  • Red sketch pen (1)
  • Red ribbon (1)
  • Gum
  • Scissor

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • First, cut the chart paper making a symbol of the swastika.
  • Cut the chart paper with the outline of the symbol.
  • Cut a piece of glazed paper and paste it on the swastika paper.
  • Dry it and after that, cut the glazed paper in the shape of glazed paper.
  • Color the edges of a swastika with the red pen.
  • Now, the base of Rakhi is ready.
  • On both sides of swastika rakhi, paste the red colored ribbon which makes it more beautiful.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

How to Make Rakhi At Home

9. Bracelet Rakhi – How to Make Bracelet Rakhi at Home?

  1. If your brother likes to wear a bracelet then, bracelet rakhi will be a good choice.

Materials required;

  • Soft jersey knit of 2 inches
  • Beads
  • Glue

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Cut the jersey knit into the string of 1 inch with about 3 times the length of the string.
  • Keeping the string a bit longer, have someone to hold the ends of the strip and give a good pull by which the ends of knitting will be twisted.
  • Make a slip-knot on one end of the strand.
  • Make a loop of string through slip knot using fingers.
  • Until the length of the string becomes smaller, repeat making a loop.
  • Glue small beads on Rakhi.
  • The beautiful Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

10. Photo Rakhi – How to Make Photo Rakhi at Home?

Photo Rakhi is the way of remembering the loved ones.

Photo Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Small photo
  • Ribbon
  • Beads
  • Plastic ring
  • Glue

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Take a ribbon choosing the length to tie on the wrist of the desired color.
  • Stick a small photo of yours and your brother in the middle.
  • Also, you can frame it in around shaped plastic.
  • Decorate it with small beads and also you can use stars to decorate.
  • The photo Rakhi is ready.
  • Remember, choose a photo that shows the immense love between brother and sister.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

11. Teddy Rakhi – How to Make Teddy Rakhi at Home?

this rakhi is specially made for the small brother. In-fact kid will love this Rakhi.

Teddy Rakhi
Teddy Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Old cloth
  • Cotton
  • Glue
  • Scissor
  • Any color ribbon
  • Sparkles
  • Sewing thread and needle

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Cut the old cloth and fill it using cotton.
  • Fold the cotton filled cloth in round shape.
  • Glue black beads for eyes and you can use red bindi for lips.
  • After the face been made, take a bigger cloth and filled it with cotton and turn it into the shape of the teddy body.
  • Glue or sew the head and body together.
  • Sew or glue the ribbon in order to make string.
  • The teddy Rakhi is ready.

12. Bangle Rakhi – How to Make Bangle Rakhi at Home?

This rakhi looks beautiful and needs labor to make it. It will look attractive on the wrist of your brother.

Bangle Rakhi
Bangle Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Silk thread of one or different colors
  • Bangle
  • Ribbon
  • Toothbrush
  • Glue
  • Beads and stars

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Tie one end of silk thread in the bangle and also wrap it properly over the bangle.
  • Tie the thread at the center when it almost covers the quarter of the bangle.
  • Cut the loops of silk thread at the periphery of the bangle.
  • Fatten it from both sides.
  • To make the thread soft and fluffy, brush it using a toothbrush.
  • Paste the ribbon at the back of Rakhi using glue.
  • Decorate it with beads or stars.
  • The beautiful bangle Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

13. Card Rakhi – How to Make Card Rakhi at Home?

This rakhi can be made with the waste wedding card. This rakhi looks so attractive.

Card Rakhi
Card Rakhi

Materials required;

  • Wedding card of thick paper
  • Cotton or foam
  • Gum
  • Beads or pearls or stones or colorful buttons
  • Scissor
  • Ribbon for the tie around the wrist can be taken according to the need

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Cut the wedding thick card into two pieces of the same shape with different sizes. The shape can be round, oval, or square. One of the pieces should be greater than the other.
  • Cut the foam or cotton in the shape and size of a smaller piece of card.
  • Place the bigger card on the plain surface like a table.
  • Paste the cut foam or cotton in one of the sides of big card paper using glue.
  • Paste the smaller card on the top of the cotton or foam which has been paste in the big card paper.
  • Now all three pieces are pasted with each other.
  • Apply gum on the big card paper, all around the raised surface made with smaller foam and paper.
  • Paste the beads/ colored buttons/stones on the surface of big card paper on which gum has applied in order to decorate the rakhi.
  • In the center of the raised surface, you can paste any attractive pieces like a pendant or small photo of you and your brother.
  • Paste the ribbon at the backside of the bigger card to make a string of desirable length.
  • Dry out the rakhi completely.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

How to Make Rakhi At Home

 14. Mickey mouse rakhi – How to Make Mickey Mouse Rakhi at Home?

Mickey Mouse is the favorite cartoon character of a small and big one. If you tie a Mickey Mouse Rakhi then, your brother will be very happy. So, celebrate this Rakhi by making something new.

Materials required;

  • Egg cartoon
  • Thick paper
  • Gum
  • Scissor
  • Watercolors
  • Paintbrush
  • Card
  • Ribbon
  • Blade

Rakhi Making Methods on How to Make Rakhi at Home?

  • Cut the raised surface of an egg carton to make the body of Mickey Mouse.
  • Cut the card paper into two round shapes in order to make the ears of Mickey Mouse.
  • Take the bigger round piece and apply some gum over the left corner and paste one of the smaller round pieces to make one of the ears of a mouse.
  • Also, to make a second ear, paste round piece on the top right corner of the bigger round piece.
  • Paste the bigger round piece with the body of the mouse.
  • TO make the tail, cut out a long piece of paper.
  • Apply gum on the anterior surface of the tail and paste the Tai at the backside of the body of Mickey Mouse.
  • Paint the body of Mickey Mouse according to your desire.
  • On the face of Mickey Mouse, paint eyes, lips, eyebrows.
  • Paint the ears and tail with black color.
  • Cut the wedding card into a round shape. This piece should be bigger than the body of Mickey Mouse. Or you can keep the mouse over the card paper and draw the outline at the circumference of the lower body of the mouse.
  • Paste the body of Mickey Mouse over the round piece of a round piece of card paper by using the gum.
  • Paste the ribbon at the backside of card paper using glue.
  • Dry it until it gets completely pasted.
  • The cute Mickey Mouse Rakhi is ready.

So in this way you can make rakhi at home.

So, in this rakhi make your brother happy by tying the raki made by you with love and care. Remember, Rakhi must be attractive and eye-catching. Some rakhi can be made in a short period and some need more time but the rakhi must be made with patience.

May this Raksha Bandhan bring happiness in people’s life !!!! Enjoy this Raksha Bandhan. It is the day in the name of brother and sister. Happy Raksha Bandhan.

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