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I am Devi Chand, and I make some exciting paper jewelry with my two hands and one heart. I live in a colorful India. I craft so that I don’t have to do other boring things. I am wife to one and mother to a smaller one.

ONCE UPON A TIME..
As a tiny little kid, I loved to make things. My favorite things to make were glittery balls from candy wrappers and tiny gift boxes from match boxes. I hung them on the Christmas tree, then it felt like Christmas. My parents were super supportive in my crafty adventures and ignored the mess.
I grew up and studied design at NIFT. College was a nice place to be, a new way to live, dream, make things and meet my husband. After graduation, I worked in a design firm. I yawned most of the time there. It took me only nine months to say goodbye to corporate life. I started PaperMelon and have been happily crafting thereafter…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 27
  • Joined September 9, 2009

Favorite materials

Paper, Cardboard

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About

I am Devi Chand, and I make some exciting paper jewelry with my two hands and one heart. I live in a colorful India. I craft so that I don’t have to do other boring things. I am wife to one and mother to a smaller one.

ONCE UPON A TIME..
As a tiny little kid, I loved to make things. My favorite things to make were glittery balls from candy wrappers and tiny gift boxes from match boxes. I hung them on the Christmas tree, then it felt like Christmas. My parents were super supportive in my crafty adventures and ignored the mess.
I grew up and studied design at NIFT. College was a nice place to be, a new way to live, dream, make things and meet my husband. After graduation, I worked in a design firm. I yawned most of the time there. It took me only nine months to say goodbye to corporate life. I started PaperMelon and have been happily crafting thereafter.

FLASHBACK, BACKSTAGE, RANDOMNESS
The first batches of paper beads I made were a disaster, almost like an earthquake. It took many months of practice before they started looking like beads.
Sometimes, new designs come in my dream.
I use minimal tools and no machinery in production, because my hands are usually enough.
Some find it hard to believe that these were made from paper. In such cases, I rescue my jewelry from the burn test.
My husband is my courier boy.
My baby girl is my timer, she decides if, when and how much I work.
I love to inspire others to craft non-stop.

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