Make Your Own India Ink Party Decor
Spotted at Tail of the Yak in Berkeley: exotic party decor in the form of paper flowers, garlands and mobiles made with antique fabric stamps. Co-founders Lauren and Alice fashion these magical garlands using India ink, colored paper, gold leaf and string. See inspirational images and sources below. Photography by Mimi Giboin for Remodelista.
Above: Antique stamps from India at Tail of the Yak.
Above: Lauren and Alice printed these red patterns onto white paper garlands.
Above: Chinese calligraphy brushes are used for painting ink freehand onto paper or onto antique stamps for printing. A Calligraphy Brush Set of 10 is $24.95 from Chinese Calligraphy Store.
Above: The finished garland can be strung across a room or used as trim on wall shelves.
Are you throwing a party this summer? Visit Remodelista’s post High-Style, Low-Cost Party Decor for more ideas on making inexpensive and festive decorations.