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Home Decor – The Cottagecore Style: Bucolic Beauty and Vintage Vibes

According to Wikipedia “Cottagecore is an Internet fashion aesthetic, that celebrates an idealised rural life and developed throughout the 2010s until being named on Tumblr in 2018.  It values traditional skills and crafts such as foraging, baking, and pottery.”  The pandemic last year sure taught us the value of reconnecting with nature and of a… Continue reading Home Decor – The Cottagecore Style: Bucolic Beauty and Vintage Vibes

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Wellness in Home Decor: of comfort, calm and zen like vibes

Home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling – Cecelia Ahern It is often said that there is no place like home for it is a place where you feel safe, loved and appreciated.  And given the unprecedented times we live in, where our lives have been dominated by the corona virus pandemic, the importance of… Continue reading Wellness in Home Decor: of comfort, calm and zen like vibes

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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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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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Ethnic Indian vibes: Traditional art and craft in home décor

India is a potpourri of exotic designs, rich colours, intricate crafts, embroidered tapestry and intricate patterns. The diverse repository of our craftwork ranges from painstakingly moulded clay statuettes, jewel encrusted murals, handwoven embroidery, exquisite mirror work, wooden toys, gold-leaf paintings to block printed fabrics, to name a few. Each style of craft is deeply rooted… Continue reading Ethnic Indian vibes: Traditional art and craft in home décor

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Pantone color of 2020: Classic Blue – of calm, comfort and character

It is that time of the year again when Pantone Colour Institute heralds’ global trends, offers colour directives and announces the colour of the year, a much-awaited announcement for most industries in the décor and lifestyle space.  Well, the colour that ushers in the new decade aka 2020 is 19-4052 Classic Blue.    A ubiquitous colour… Continue reading Pantone color of 2020: Classic Blue – of calm, comfort and character

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Stop and smell the roses: Fresh flowers in home decor

Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul – Luther Burbank Few décor elements are more powerful and invigorating than a bunch of fresh flowers.  An ideal ‘accessory’ that can instantly add life, colour and panache to any space, fresh flowers can do wonders to… Continue reading Stop and smell the roses: Fresh flowers in home decor

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Eco friendly home décor: sustainability in home furnishings

In an age where global warming, limited resources and conspicuous consumption is the order of the day, it has become imperative that everyone is aware of the benefits of a sustainable lifestyle and of how going green can positively impact our lives and our planet.  It is little wonder then that there is a growing… Continue reading Eco friendly home décor: sustainability in home furnishings