Aakhir yeh hai kya?
SAMAAJ is introducing the first of its kind festival in the country. Maker Fest Pakistan celebrates and strengthens desi innovators while connecting them to the global maker movement. MFP presents a two-day celebration of art, innovation, creation and imagination that attracts, inspires, and engages a diverse community of makers and audiences from the country.
Maker Fest Pakistan is the continuation of the internationally renowned Maker Faire hosted across America, Europe, Africa and parts of Asia. Originally launched in California, USA in 2006, the Maker Faire now draws hundreds of thousands of attendees twice a year around the globe.
Whether you’re a hobbyist sculptor or painter making intricate works of art or a technical geek making gadgets like robots, printers and programmable devices, you fall under the category of a maker. Making ranges from anything as basic as creating handmade crafts to experimenting with the emerging wave of new generation technology. Read More
Bringing out the best in each other!
Imran Nafees Siddiqui
So you think it’s time to join the 3 string revolution? Follow these simple steps towards building your own cigar-box guitar! Remember, the number one rule of building a cigar box guitar is: “There are no rules!” Just have fun with it, but be careful… Once you’ve built one, you’ll want to build another. It’s[…]
Fidget spinners are everywhere these days. Why not try making one yourself? SUPPLIES Pencil ($3 for box of 12, amazon.com) Sheet of cardboard, cut into two 2.75″ by 2.75″ squares Four nickels One dime Washi tape ($7 for 10 rolls, amazon.com) Flower embellishments ($3, amazon.com) Scissors ($6 for set of 2, amazon.com) Ruler ($4 for[…]
When the going gets tough, the tough get squeezing. Once in a while, life can be pretty stressful. We’ve tried all the classic coping techniques — going for walks, coloring, listening to soothing songs — but sometimes, nothing beats a good old-fashioned stress ball. So when we spotted this colorful SUPPLIES: Orbeez Water Large bowl[…]
We love flowers in any form: a perky bunch of tulips, a blooming tree, a cleverly folded napkin — and yup, even in eyeliner. SUPPLIES: • Cosmo flower pattern • Double-sided crepe paper • Green paper • Red marker • Floral wire • Floral tape • Hot glue gun and hot glue INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut[…]
Are you looking for a unique and whimsical theme for an upcoming baby shower, bridal shower, or birthday party? Go up, up, and away with a colorful hot air balloon theme… complete with this DIY centerpiece idea! Make one for every table at your party, creating a fairytale-like atmosphere. Here’s What You’ll Need: • Glass[…]
A very simple and easy solution if you’re in need of a speaker and just don’t have a real one handy. Lifehacker posted this Smart Phone instant speaker on their website and we were kind of blown away by the simplicity of this. We immediately tried it ourselves and it really works. It’s obviously not[…]
Homemade slimy creations are a fun kid craze these days. If you’re a parent on the hunt for an easy recipe to make at home this summer, look no further… here is the perfect Glubber recipe Things needed: • Air-Tight Plastic Container • ½ Cap (About 2 Ounces) of 10-oz. Tide® Simply Clean™ • Laundry[…]
Make Your Own Moon Sand in 3 Simple Steps Here’s What You’ll Need: • 4 Cups White Flour • ½ Cup Canola Oil • Food Dye • Bowls (One Per Color) • Large Container or Cake Pan • Optional: Plastic Sand Molds and Toys Easy Step-by-Step Directions: In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and[…]
Anyone can craft up a masterpiece wall display with this melted crayon idea Here’s What You’ll Need: • Foam Board • Crayons • Glue • Hair Dryer • Plastic Drop Cloth Easy Step-by-Step Directions: 6 Glue crayons to the foam board, making sure to glue the entire length of the crayon. You can leave the[…]
Kids will go crazy for this super creative idea! Take craft time to a whole new level of fun by assembling this pool noodle coloring robot. Here’s What You’ll Need: • Pool Noodle • Serrated Knife (Adults Only) • Battery-Operated Toothbrush • Thick Rubber Bands or Hair Elastics • Markers • Plastic Googly Eyes •[…]