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‘Light’ up your home: about lighting trends in home decor and more

One of the key décor elements that can make or mar a space is lighting.  Lighting not only accentuates the look of a space but also helps set the right mood and even influences the perceived size of the room.  Given that it has a very significant role to play in home décor, it is… Continue reading ‘Light’ up your home: about lighting trends in home decor and more

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Home Decor: A garden for every space

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. Martin Luther With high rise buildings and concrete jungles increasingly becoming the order of the day, the need to connect with green spaces has never been stronger.  Green… Continue reading Home Decor: A garden for every space

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Dark is Beautiful: deep and bold hues in home decor

While much has been said and written about whites, pastels and the whole concept of Scandinavian décor, there is no denying the fact that dark colours in home decor can go a long way in adding the much-needed warmth, comfort and glam factor to any space.  While lighter hues have an appeal of their own,… Continue reading Dark is Beautiful: deep and bold hues in home decor

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Native and Natural: make your home Earthy Chic

Nothing is more comfortable than walking into the cool confines of a home replete with red oxide flooring, exposed brick walls, comfortable cane couches and plenty of plants in jute baskets.  Not only does it charm you with its rustic, earthy vibes, but also exudes a feeling of ‘being rooted’ and of warmth.  Given the… Continue reading Native and Natural: make your home Earthy Chic

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Keep it light, fresh and bright: welcome summer in style

It is that time of the year when the breeze is getting warmer, days are longer and the flowers on the mango trees are in full bloom.  Woollens are being stowed away, the sharper sun is a welcome change and the kids are looking forward to their breaks whilst enjoying the lemonades, mangoes and jackfruits.  Yes,… Continue reading Keep it light, fresh and bright: welcome summer in style

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Rentomojo: the Smarter Way to Own – Flexibility and Convenience at Your Fingertips

Given my love for travel, I always fancied the idea of living in different cities for short periods of time as that is one of the best ways to explore the region in and around. But again, life comes with so much baggage, ‘literally’ and sometimes figuratively, that moving around and setting up house each… Continue reading Rentomojo: the Smarter Way to Own – Flexibility and Convenience at Your Fingertips

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Photo essay: Upcycling idea – old window to a shabby chic travel souvenir placeholder

If you have been following my blog for sometime, you must be familiar with my festish for sourcing old unused items aka “junk” and upcycling them into something useful.  Most of them time I end up with something that is deifinitely not sophisticated but with something that is unique and quirky. I  love charming and… Continue reading Photo essay: Upcycling idea – old window to a shabby chic travel souvenir placeholder

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Embrace the quirk, revel in kitsch: ideas to give your home a unique character and a personal touch

“Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love bought together under one roof” – Nate Berkus It is often said that a home is a true reflection of oneself and one’s personality.  There is nothing more exciting than decorating and doing up your own home… Continue reading Embrace the quirk, revel in kitsch: ideas to give your home a unique character and a personal touch

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Photo essay: Upcycling an old iron storage trunk to a quirky living room accessory

Storage trunks of the yesteryears have always caught my fascination.  Normally tucked under the bed or stashed away on the attic, these black/ olive green heavy duty iron storage boxes have a unique charm.   Also the fact, that it holds something that is precious inside, always evoked a sense of excitement in me. Nowadays, of… Continue reading Photo essay: Upcycling an old iron storage trunk to a quirky living room accessory

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Decor at The Whitefield Arms: Classic, Elegant and Chic – a Photo feature

Our recent visit to The Whitefield Arms gave me more reason cheer than just the absolutely delicious food.  It was the simply delightful decor that was deceptively simple, aesthetically beautiful as well as high on function value.  Inspired by the rich heritage of Whitefield that was once synonymous with sprawling gardens and quaint bungalows, The Whitefield… Continue reading Decor at The Whitefield Arms: Classic, Elegant and Chic – a Photo feature