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Easy Decor Ideas to Dress Your Home This Holiday Season

Corner decor

The holiday season is upon us. If you haven’t had the time to plan to deck your home, do not fret. You can rustle up things found around your home to dress it up beautifully in no time. Here are few ideas all shot…

DIY: A Plastic Planter Gets a Fancy Makeover

Planter makeover

The DIY bug has bit me. The itch to do something around the house lies dormant in action with ideas just swarming in the head all the time. But, when it gets active, there’s no stopping. I like it this way because projects that should have…

A balcony gets a beautiful makeover to entertain guests

Terrace and balcony makeover

My heart skipped a beat when I saw this image. I get yours will too if you see how this space looked like before it went under the hammer. A mindblowing transformation that aimed to bring together the cooking, grilling, and entertaining…

Bye-bye flat artwork. Say hello to the 3d wall panels for that WOW factor.

3d wall panel

This post is sponsored by WallArt.

Can you choose a theme for this room above?

Perhaps, NO.

Because, is it modern? Yes.

Rustic? Yes.

Vintage? Yes.

There are beautifully chosen hints that define every theme you can think of in this little corner. Yet, they…

DIY: Shrutilaya’s Hand Drawn Foliage Brings A Blank Wall to Life

hand drawn wall mural

Gifted are those eyes and skilful those hands that saw the potential of this blank wall by the dining. Shrutilaya dons many hats as a DIY enthusiast, interior stylist and painter. Her hand-drawn botanical mural transforms this bare wall into something…

DIY: A Door Makeover in Less Than 10 Minutes




When it comes to dressing up a home, walls take precedence over everything else.  The possibilities are endless for wall as a canvas: a fresh coat of paint with the color of the season, a wall paper, a collage, an over-sized art work, graffiti, doodling on the wall, decal or color blocking.

Doors have always fascinated me. I love doors that are painted yellow, blue –…

How to remove hard water scales and shine your bathrooms with one awesome product? Bonus: No elbow grease.

Gross alert: there’s a lot of stomach-churning description in this post. So, in jest, please be warned that this is not for the faint-hearted. 

Strands of hair. Ewwww….

Lime scale build up. Not a pretty sight.

Discolored tiles: disgusting!

Dirty foot marks.

Gross and wet. Slimy!

Day 11: Shine the brass/copper/silver

A big part of Diwali festivities is the copper, silver and brassware that comes out on display. In many homes, this has been passed down generations. For me, they hold a special significance as these were given by my parents during our wedding. For years, I kept them tucked away in a loft. Now they are on display adorning corners and console tables in the…

Seepage scare: How we fixed a seepage on the terrace

Monsoon ~ romantic.

Petrichor ~ the distinctive, fresh, earthy scent announcing the oncoming rain is romantic.

The first deluge of the season after the sweltering heat and the pleasant evening breeze is more welcoming than any other, especially after the summer this year in Bangalore.

This year, Bangalore has received sporadic cloudbursts. One such arrived on the evening of July 28th, 2016. The morning after, it felt good…

DIY: How to make a rope hanging planter

Today I have a super easy DIY post for you. Remember in the rope shelves post, I promised to show you how to make a hanging planter with rope. Ready?

I had been scouting for good  balcony railing planters to hold the rectangular planters but yet to find one that doesn’t cost a fortune. I am not too fond of the custom made welded ones….