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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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Home Canvas: the one stop shop for all your décor needs

As the popular saying goes there is no place like home and your home is always a true reflection of your personality. The pleasure of doing up your home by collecting things you love and finding a place for all your treasures and memories, compares to none other.  Everybody wants their home to be special… Continue reading Home Canvas: the one stop shop for all your décor needs

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Guest post: 5 easy and quick ways to give your Living Room a new look

Spending some quality time with your loved ones on a lazy spring afternoon is one of life’s choicest blessings, isn’t it? It surely is! That’s why home décor experts strongly recommend decorating your living room to a level that should display maximum levels of comfort and luxury at the same time. Filling up the living… Continue reading Guest post: 5 easy and quick ways to give your Living Room a new look

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Upcycling ideas with an old bench, pair of doors and discarded frames: Part II

As I mentioned in my last post, up-cycling is a hobby I am deeply passionate about.  And when the item to be reused/up-cycled is wood, I really do not want to miss the opportunity.  So after the up-cycled bench in Part I of this post,  I had ample parts of the frame left over.  So, I… Continue reading Upcycling ideas with an old bench, pair of doors and discarded frames: Part II

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Upcycling ideas with an old bench, pair of doors and discarded frames: Part I

If you have been reading my blog for sometime, I guess you are familiar with my love for reusing stuff by up-cycling.  I enjoy transforming old stuff that has been discarded and unused to something I can find place in my house.  This is of course, notwithstanding all the effort that goes into getting the workmen… Continue reading Upcycling ideas with an old bench, pair of doors and discarded frames: Part I

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LLADRÓ: handmade porcelain creations par excellence

Given my love for artefacts and souvenirs, visiting the Lladró store in the swanky UB city was truly a delight.  The renowned Spanish brand is the epitome of luxury, prestige and exemplary craftsmanship and focuses on high end handcrafted porcelain objects.  Founded in 1953 by three brothers, Juan, José and Vicente the pieces display cutting-edge design and… Continue reading LLADRÓ: handmade porcelain creations par excellence

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The courtyard house: top 5 decor inspirations

The classic charm and elegance of courtyard houses is something that never fails to enamor me.  The history and origin of these houses in India date all the way back to the Indus Valley civilization and are found in multiple forms in various parts of India. Whether it is the Nalukettu houses of Kerala, Havelis of… Continue reading The courtyard house: top 5 decor inspirations

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Choicest of Furniture at Cherry pick, Bangalore

If you are lover of classy furniture from globally renowned brands, then your destination is not very far. Cherry Pick, Bengaluru’s first International Furniture Boutique was inaugurated last weekend in Koramangala. A sprawling showroom spread over 25,000 square feet, the boutique has an exclusive collection of hand picked furniture from an array of  world famous labels, from the United… Continue reading Choicest of Furniture at Cherry pick, Bangalore

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Upcycling idea: Door frame to wall shelves

Wood, according to me is always a commodity that should not be wasted and must be reused/recycled at every opportunity. So when another door frame was being discarded,  I was sure I wanted to upcycle this one also.  The door frame was much larger than the previous one I had worked on.  So I decided… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Door frame to wall shelves

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Upcycling Idea: cupboard frame to mirror frame

When we were looking to buy an additional mirror for one of the rooms, none of the ones available in the store matched what we wanted.  Either they were too garish with elaborate frames and fancy shapes or a size that was not suitable for us.  All I wanted was a simple rectangular mirror with… Continue reading Upcycling Idea: cupboard frame to mirror frame