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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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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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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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Multipurpose furniture: decorate the smart way

There is no denying the fact that home sizes today are shrinking, families are getting smaller and life is more fast paced than ever before.  Designing for small spaces can be a challenge, but one thing you need not sacrifice is style! This is where multipurpose furniture can prove to be a lifesaver. High on… Continue reading Multipurpose furniture: decorate the smart way

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Five Easy and Effective Ways to keep your home Pest Free

It is often said that happiness is a clean house….well this is true for a house that is neat, clutter free and devoid of pests and rodents ensures a feeling of peace and calm.  And when speaking of pests, it is important to note that they come in all shapes and sizes, from relatively large rodents to… Continue reading Five Easy and Effective Ways to keep your home Pest Free

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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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Home Interiors: Diwali decor with muted hues and a pastel palette

The countdown to one of the most important and popular Indian festivals, Deepavali aka Diwali, is here and it is a time for celebration, hope and an ode to new beginnings.  It is also that time of the year when you dress up your entire house.  No mention of Diwali is complete without the customary… Continue reading Home Interiors: Diwali decor with muted hues and a pastel palette

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Breathe Life into your homes: Indoor plants in home décor

“One who plants a garden plants happiness” – Chinese proverb, at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Given the current situation we live in today, there is no denying the fact that fresh, pure air is the greatest asset we can have.  While most of us associate air pollution with outdoors, it is surprising to note that… Continue reading Breathe Life into your homes: Indoor plants in home décor