Drape your bed with these sheets from Spaces to escape to the English countryside

I started watching Downton Abbey on Netflix this week. Six episodes down, I’m hooked.

For someone with a viewing history as varied as Narcos, McMafia, Person of Interest, and The Newsroom, I’ve surprised myself this time for being fascinated with this period drama. The subtle English humour delivered with deadpan expressions caught the fancy of even my 11-year old. He quipped, “How formal are these people making…



Alert! 5 things you should do before moving into a new home

Continuing with my series on finance and wellness, today I talk about five things that are a must before you move into your new home, for your safety and well-being. Sure, buying a sofa for the new house is more tangible than buying home…



Are you financially secure?

Today, I decided to take a break from pretty pictures and share with you all what I have learnt over the past year from my interactions with several women on how comfortable (or not!) they are discussing about money. Yes, it’s time for some reality check, and I sincerely hope this will motivate you to take a rain check as well.

I deliberated for weeks before…



This home is the perfect example of how to use bold colors. RIP Monochrome.

veranda

This home screams, “don’t shy away from the brightest and bold colors.” Learn how to make it work for your home. There are links to similar products you can buy locally.

In a profile of over 1,000 images, this unassumingly simple image…



Design 101: HOW TO PULL OFF THE MINIMALIST LOOK WITH AN INDIAN TOUCH

Minimalist Indian Homes

I have been a long time admirer of the clean, minimal look. And, I can only blame this fondness for a pared-down house on two things: one, it takes less time, effort, and money to maintain a minimal home, and…



Before and After: I Painted This 15-year-old cabinet To Give It a Vintage Touch

CABINET

We bought this wooden cabinet as a multipurpose storage unit to store footwear, newspaper, and odd hardware tools. This was one of our first purchases after we moved into our first home. To be honest, I had zero understanding of decorating,…



Where To find The Right Wall Art For Your Home: The Ultimate List

For most of us, finding the right art to deck up the walls can be tricky. Even more so, if you do not frequent exhibitions,  or understand the distinction between originals and prints, or interpret the meaning.

Thanks to a dozen websites that sell art now, buying one has come within reach. But, the paradox of choice still exists. Scrolling through literally thousands of images across…



These Two Design Elements Are Your Secrets to a Timeless Home

The theme for World Interiors Day (IFI WID) 2018 is “Design Without Borders”. IFI WID is an annual event hosted by The International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers May every year.

In IFI’s words, “Borders may provide structure, but they do not define us. Borders…



Tour an industrial home that wears shades of grey and just a hint of color

Industrial Home of Yvonne Kwakkel

I swooned when this living room popped up in my Insta feed yesterday, and I couldn’t wait to see the rest of this industrial chic cottage.

You see, more often that not, you go weak on the…



This new interior design studio in town lets you see and feel your home in virtual reality. (Sshh..details inside)

The U & Us Studio by Godrej at Bangalore

I said grey.She (my interior designer) agreed to grey.
We are talking about…