Re: Creative Decorative tips for the festive seasons Shantisubra The painting part is little bit tricky. You can easily handle iyas,becose of their small shape For kalash Keep newspaper/cellophane sheet underneath. You apply paint for one-end.let it dry.Then start with the other end.It won't take much time to dry.So can finish it off within a short period. Use your thump and index finger to hold...try to hold the kalash/pot by keeping your fingers inside. Make little rotations. Then up-side down...apply paint for the bottom portion. then you can start your decos.Use forceps like ins to stick stones,bindhis,,etc......so that they will intact with. Thanks.