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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

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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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Four simple and easy design tweaks to brighten up your home

Is your home not living up to your ideas of a bright, cozy space? Here are some useful tips to try and give your house a quick make over. While every home is designed and put together with a lot of care, there are times when you feel that something is missing.  Yes, like one… Continue reading Four simple and easy design tweaks to brighten up your home

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Welcoming Winter vibes: home decor ideas for winter

Misty mornings, a nip in the air, additional layering, thicker drapes and the need to stay warm and cozy.  Well, these are just some of the signs of the end of autumn and the onset of winter.   A time where one longs to stay put on the couch while enjoying a book with piping hot… Continue reading Welcoming Winter vibes: home decor ideas for winter