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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Paper Ganesh

Fevicol A+, a specialised adhesive  from Pidilite, supported artist Bhagyashree Deshpande in the attempt to etch her name in the prestigious Limca Book of Records by creating the largest paper-quilling Ganesh idol at High Street Phoenix. The idol, which stands five feet and two inches tall, is made from 40,000 paper strips glued together with 50 bottles of Fevicol A+ of 85 gms. It had been largely completed beforehand by Deshpande and had 50 students from schools across Mumbai coming together to apply finishing touches.

Bhagyashree said, “Making an entry into the Limca Book of Records is never easy and with the support of Fevicol A+, I am attempting to achieve the esteemed record... Paper quilling requires immense patience but using Fevicol A+ just made the whole process much easier.”

Shantanu Bhanja, CEO, Consumer Products, Pidilite Industries Ltd said, “Creativity is more akin to a learned skill than an innate quality. On this auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, we aimed at giving the future generation of budding artists a platform to explore their creative side. We also aimed at educating the children and spreading awareness about sustainability and eco-friendly products which is the need of the hour.”

Rajendra Kalkar, President (West), The Phoenix Mills Ltd said, "We are certain our customers will get inspired by this exercise and influence sustainability in their own circles.”

Gift in style

Floral Art has created innovative flower boxes for Ganpati giveaways. Made in different shapes and vibrant colours with flower and gota work, these boxes add that extra touch to the festivities. Fill them with sweets or small gifts.

Started 16 years ago by Kavita Kapur and later joined by her daughter - Srishti, it grew from a humble bouquet design and delivery outfit at Vile Parle (West) to handling nearly five to six events and countless accessories, packaging and floral jewellery units per month.

They customise designs as per your need and work with both fresh and artificial flowers.

Contact: 9833989613/ 9324207736

Festive sweets

Foodhall is organising a master class of delights on September 14. Amrita Kaur, founder of  lifekirecipe.com will provide insights to an array of delightful sweets such as Lavender-infused Millet Kheer, Sourdough Shahi Tukda with Raspberries and Dates and Quinoa Ladoos.

Where Foodhall @ Palladium, Lower Parel

When  September 14, 3:00 to 5:00pm

Contact 30264581

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Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)You are likely to remain careful and watchful today, foretells Ganesha. And because you'll be invited to parties and other social events, your enthusiasm will remain buoyant. You will also strike the right balance between business and pleasure, says Ganesha.
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