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A guide to festive home decor: a time to usher in the good tidings

It is the time of the year again where the shops are awash with colour, sales are aplenty, roads are choc-o-bloc with shoppers and there is an air of celebration on the streets.   Well, it is the festival season with Diwali and Christmas just around the corner.  A time for ‘new beginnings, cheer and hope.  And… Continue reading A guide to festive home decor: a time to usher in the good tidings

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TUNI tales: handcrafted and sustainable textiles for your home

If you are a lover of all things native yet chic and are a believer of sustainability in home decor, TUNI tales is a brand you must explore.  A home fashion brand that manufactures a wide range of home linen with a focus on sustainability, TUNI tales is physically based in Hyderabad. TUNI which is an… Continue reading TUNI tales: handcrafted and sustainable textiles for your home

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Kitchen decor: of aesthetic, cheerful and multifunctional spaces

It is not an exaggeration to say that kitchens are the focal point and one of the most frequently used spaces in households today.  Gone are the days where the kitchen in the house was relegated to the backyard and was an area that was used mainly by women to cook, clean and wash up. … Continue reading Kitchen decor: of aesthetic, cheerful and multifunctional spaces

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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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Marble in home decor: of classic style and timeless elegance

Homes built today are definitely a stark contrast to the ones built in the yesteryears.  They are different not only in terms of appearance but also in terms of aesthetics and design sensibilities.  One of the main reasons for this is the wide variety of building materials used today that includes granite, cork, wood, stone… Continue reading Marble in home decor: of classic style and timeless elegance

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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