Arty-Party Giveaway – Kaarashilp

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Today’s venture is no stranger to ArtsyCraftsyMom. She has been featured here before and I’m really happy to have her back with us. Big welcome to 

Tell me a little about your Venture?

Karaashilp – “Hand Craft” is a passionate venture started by a “retired IT” professional purely for the love of all things hand-made.
We believe in reuse and conservation of resources around us and hence sensitive towards what we discard.
This was the idea when our first range of products – Upcycled Denim bags, upcycled home decor and accessories was launched on September 1st, 2011.
We are a one-stop shop for hand-crafted, contemporary, functional, lifestyle products. Our product portfolio caters to the “Eco” & “Premium” ranges.
Karaashilp-Eco range has bags,totes, home decor, jewellery & accessories all upcycled from various materials like denim, cocoons, discarded wine/beer bottles,
cds, takeaway restaurant containers etc.
Karaashilp- Premium range also has the above categories with a difference that all new materials are used.  
We collect old, disposable denims/cargos/coudroys in Bangalore to make these exclusive, speciality bags/totes/home decor and personal accessories. we also specialize in upcycling discarded cocoons to make unique home decor products like chandeliers/full size door curtains.
What made you start this venture? and When?
Sitting in the boring confines of lifeless cubicles in the corporate world for over 9 years, I was always dreaming of creating and making new things once back home. I was always more inclined to creating things by hand.Crocheting and knitting was my passion.I loved experimenting with stuff lying around the house which were no more usable and make them functional .It was time to step out of the Virtual world and step into Reality. India has diverse art forms, colors, materials and it always encouraged me to learn more and more. “Karaashilp” was born out the need to learn, share and showcase talent.
Where do you ship to? – Within India only / International?
Currently shipping all over India…but if there is an opportunity, we can ship out of India too.
Contact Details –
Name : Tanushree Nair
Contact : 99009 33095
Online store:
Twitter: @karaashilp

What would you be gifting our readers

 A beautiful Denim cosmetic pouch from her new collection.


Rules of the giveaway 

  1.  Like pages KaraaShilp & ArtsyCraftsyMom on facebook if not already done
  2.  Leave a comment here telling me which is your favourite item from Karaashilp
  3. You get an additional comment each time you share this post on Facebook, Twitter or your blog.

Terms & Conditions 

  1. The giveaway is open till 31st July. 
  2. Winners will be announced in August, 2013 and will be chosen by lucky draw
  3. Open to anyone with an Indian shipping address. 

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  1. You have been having such awesome giveaways. I wish I win atleast one of them 😛

    I have bought the cocoon curtains and chandeliers from her and they are ofcourse my favourites. Other than that, I am really looking forward to get one of her denim bags soon 🙂 Esp. with kalamkari.

  2. Hmm – You need to also mention why you are having these giveaways. All her creations look lovely. All the best to her.

  3. I know her and met once in an exhibition too. Love her products. Though its very difficult which one is best but still love her denim bags… in different styles. Already her fan on FB.

  4. My pick would be their denim clutches….irresistibly pretty and chic ofcourse!! I also loved their Pooja Ghungroo Kada…Lovely!!