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Concrete in Home Decor: of Colour, Creativity and Character

Gone are the days when the word “concrete” was synonymous with being a dull, cold, boring material and relegated to use in basements, fire exits and other such obscure locations.  There has been a paradigm shift in the way the concrete is perceived today.  The raw and natural characteristics of the material lend it a… Continue reading Concrete in Home Decor: of Colour, Creativity and Character

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Photoessay: Decor Inspirations – Grand Mercure, Gopalan Mall, Bangalore

As mentioned in my previous post, the decor at the newly opened Grand Mercure, Gopalan Mall in Bangalore is awe inspiring to say the least.  With photo opportunities everywhere and instagram worthy pictures at literally every corner, the decor of the hotel is a design lovers’ delight.  Here are some captures: Bright spaces with clever use… Continue reading Photoessay: Decor Inspirations – Grand Mercure, Gopalan Mall, Bangalore

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Christmas: of cheer, celebration, trees, tinsels and trinkets

Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling – Edna Ferber   With Christmas finally here, the frenzy of getting things ready for the big day has reached its peak.  People were definitely busy with all the last minute baking, festive decor, gift wrapping and hanging in those last few ornaments on the evergreen fir tree. … Continue reading Christmas: of cheer, celebration, trees, tinsels and trinkets

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Deepawali decor: 5 Shopping ideas for the festive season

Come November and it is time for Diwali again… A festival that is an ode to the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, Goddess Lakshmi and one that celebrates the victory of good over evil, Diwali is all about light overcoming darkness.   A personal favourite, Diwali for me is all about warmth, cheer and positive vibes. … Continue reading Deepawali decor: 5 Shopping ideas for the festive season

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Home Decor: Table styling ideas for the festive season

With the festive season ringing in, styling the furniture in your home to add a festive zing is one of the easiest ways to add sparkle to your home. As we herald a new season, here are some tips on how you can do up your centre and dining table to give your house cheerful… Continue reading Home Decor: Table styling ideas for the festive season

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Photoessay: Travel inspired home decor

27-September happened to be World Tourism Day and while it seems a little too early to start travelling again, you can always create spaces that bring back fond memories of travel and even inspire wanderlust.  Decorating your housewith artefacts, souvenirs and travel related memorabilia not only creates happy homes but also add plenty of character to… Continue reading Photoessay: Travel inspired home decor

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Photoessay: Being Earthy Chic – cane, wicker and rattan in home decor

With words like ‘sustainability’ and ‘environment friendly’ becoming buzz words in every sphere of our lives, home décor cannot be left far behind.  It is therefore no surprise that designers today are increasingly using materials that are natural and eco-friendly.  Earthy chic and rustic materials like cane and wicker are seeing a comeback like never… Continue reading Photoessay: Being Earthy Chic – cane, wicker and rattan in home decor

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Guest Post: Interior Design as a Celebration of Culture

Are you proud of your ethnic heritage? Why not include elements from your culture in your home decoration? With a bit of planning and some lucky finds, you can create an environment that feels like home, even if your native country or community is miles away. Keeping the sights, sounds and elements of your culture… Continue reading Guest Post: Interior Design as a Celebration of Culture

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Home decor: Tips for sustainable yet chic styling ideas

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it – Robert Swan, Author. There are no two ways about the fact that, sustainability is a way of life considering the current times we live in.  While the trend of going ‘green’, ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ has grown way beyond the… Continue reading Home decor: Tips for sustainable yet chic styling ideas