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Anima Prabhakaran
Sterling, VA

What are your hobbies?

I love writing, reading and also dancing if no one is watching. I am an interior design student and if nothing else to do I pour over pinterest images and get lost in them.

What are your favorite crafts and what's your craft space like?

I started crafting,Painting and making things as an in house entertainment for my little girl. But slowly it grew on me and I started doing it for myself. As a stay at home mother and homemaker it gives me satisfaction of doing something for myself. I love decorating my home with handmade things and my favorite kinds of crafts are those in that category.

What do you craft along to?

I almost always have my little girl tagging along when we craft. So some musical playlists would run in the background. If no one is around I love to sit at our dining table and work in total silence. Strange - I know. But silence gets my brain to turn its wheels.

What was the first project you ever made?

As a child I must have made many things that I don't remember. But in my life as a mother, crafter and blogger it was painting some branches we collected from Capitol Hill ground in Washington DC.

What are your favorite items to make?

I love modelling with clay the most and then painting - art, objects, walls - anywhere I can paint. We have made painted drinkware, candle holders, decorative things, coasters. Most of them are on the blog.

Which other craft blogs do you love to read?

There are many actually. Fall for DIY, Homey Oh MY, A Beautiful Mess, Tell Love & Chocolate, The Merry Thought, Colour Saturated Life - so on and so forth.

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What's your favorite...

TV Show
HGTV Shows, American Idol, Music Reality Shows from India
Any Instrumental Music , soft classical.
Citizen Kane, The Little Mermaid, Wizard Oz, Frozen
There are a lot of books starting with Gone with The Wind, Kane and Abel, Tuesdays with Morrie, now it is Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Coral, Pinks, Yellow - All colours actually
Spicy Indian
Craft Shops In Your Town
Michaels, Joann