Category: General

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Planning to buy a new home? How to plan your finances to afford your dream home

dream home

This post is a slight deviation from the pretty pictures of breathtaking homes you often see here. My day job has been all about investment management and financial education, in general. Both finance and interiors, are close to my heart and that is…



Oasis Tiles India: How to choose tiles for your home

vitrified tiles

One of the often asked questions/email queries from the readers of the blog is on tiles. You may wonder why a common topic such as tiles would pique the interest of so many people. Often, the seemingly simple ones are the ones that…



Paint them rich- let your dining room walls come alive

There is nothing more indelible than spending time with our loved ones. In this fast paced world,working day in and out,the only time we get to relax and share a laughter is the dinner time,at  the dining table.

Now that having a meal together has become the only chance of sharing…



Goldilocks: the classic fairy tale retold

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”

– Albert Einstein

The title of the post is intriguing, isn’t it?

What do you reckon this is about? Take a guess.

Of course, it’s a story with a twist….



Safety First

To put the importance of a secure house into perspective, let me take you back to one night in August 2002. Recently married, my husband and I we had just moved into a new house in a slightly secluded neighborhood. Before you let your thoughts run amok, I must clarify…



Under 30 minutes: How to transform your home to adorn a festive look

Can you transform the monochromatic look of your living room in under 30 minutes? Or, if you were looking to render a festive look to your home, how would you do it? All this, without spending a lot on repainting the walls, buying curtains, accessories, or make your credit card…



Kitchen Wall Tiles: Help me find these aqua tiles

We all have a vision of how certain spaces in our new house will be some day. Even if you are not planning to move into a new home, this image could be a compelling reason to renovate the space. It could be as simple as pink cushions against a white…



GoodHomes July Issue: Ideas for every room

Whatever is well conceived is clearly said,
And the words to say it flow with ease. — Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

I read this quote yesterday in context of why Satya Nadella needs an editor. Now, as I read the prologue from GoodHomes’ editor Ronitaa, I know what this quote…



For the love of white

 

Freedom

How are you folks doing this summer? I’ve never had so much fun in April-May the past few years…it’s been all about digging my head deep into five volumes of books for the exam always fell on the first Sunday of June, and when…



Pleasing the palate: 4 zesty salads you’ll be tempted to try

salad

Have you ever been to a workshop related to cooking/gardening? Even I hadn’t and didn’t know what to expect. But, that changed this year. Not some kind of resolution; just, getting out of my comfort zone to unlearn and learn again the traditional…

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