Simple DIY Tutorial to Make Thermocol Temple for Ganpati at Home
Here is a simple tutorial to help you make thermocol temple for Ganpati. Ganpati is a time for celebration, a time when every household is filled with devotion. Most of us bring Ganpati Bappa to our home and preparations for the same begin way before it.
We clean our home, decide on the theme we want and plan the decor. Some of us buy decorative items and makhar for lord Ganesh from the market but many of us like to prepare them at home. Check out our DIY tutorial on how to make thermocol makhar for Ganpati.
(Tutorial and photograph courtesy of Ajay Potdar)
Take measurements and decide the size of your thermocol pooja temple for Ganpati.
Draw the design of the pooja makhar on a paper.
Use a scissor to cut out the design.
Trace the design that you made on the paper on to your thermocol sheet.
Use a hot knife or a thermocol cutter for cutting the thermocol sheet.
Assemble the back of the thermocol makhar. Pin the cutouts on to it.
Carve a nice border on to it.
Mix chalk powder, glue and water to make a paste and apply on the thermocol. Let it dry before carving on it.
Start painting, add a base colour to your thermocol makhar for Ganpati.
Add more colour to your temple.
Let the first coat dry before adding more.
Colour all the different parts of the makhar and then paste them together.
Your thermocol makhar is ready. So, this is how you make thermocol temple for Ganpati. Do try this at home and have a wonderful Ganpati.