Category: Inspiration


An Interior Designer Shares Over 10 Pooja Room / Mandir Designs For Your Home

Pooja room with pillars

When designing the interiors of a new home, two spaces that take up due time and consideration are the pooja room /mandir and the kitchen. These often come with the constraints of space and spatial orientation (vasstu).

Today, I…

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…

21 ideas to dress your home this Diwali

fresh flowers and candles

Fresh flowers. Nostalgic scents of sweets wafting from the kitchen.

The fragrance from hand-poured scented candles dominating the air.

Eye-catching rangolis at the entrance. Vibrant cushions.

Opulent silverware. Corners decked with lacquered brassware.

Polished copperware reused as vases.

Shimmering candles alongside earthy diyas.

Glittering festive wear. And an overload of memories from…

Luxe moment: Join me as I can’t stop crushing over poster beds

poster bed

Hola! Let’s begin with a small activity, shall we?

If you are at home, walk up to your bedroom. Plonk yourself on the bed.

Who do you love the most in this world?

Close your eyes. Take your time to think.

Who was it? Let me guess:…

Home decor: 4 ways to use the humble cycle as a conversation starter

Who doesn’t love bicycles? Isn’t it one of our first proud accomplishments as a child when we learn to bike without the side support wheels and then enthrall/show-off to parents riding without the support of hands. As we grow, it is replaced by motorcycle and the four wheels. Oh well, when the waistline grows with age, a fancy bicycle slowly makes its way back into the…

Do touches of pink up the oomph quotient of a room? See for yourself.





All variants of shades of pink. After mustard last week, I’m drawn towards this glamorous color. Blame it on the bougainvilleas all around. This color is so pronounced that it can stand its own ground or accentuate the presence of others…

Ideas you can steal from 6 homes that flaunt bohemian style with pizzazz

Bohemian: a socially unconventional person, especially one who is involved in the arts.

That’s the definition of Bohemian. When it comes to interiors and decor, if there is one style among a dozen that is loud and has the character to stand out among the rest, it is undoubtedly a Bohemian-inspired one. Here is a collection of 6 rooms that showed up on my IG feed that…

Mustard inspiration: See how these 8 homes effortlessly use yellow to make our heads turn





All different interpretations of the same color in its various hues and shades; accent walls in this stunning color makes many a home stand out from the crowd. I fell in love with this shade years ago, and there’s at least one wall in the home that is painted in a variation of this color at any time.

Summer is here, and I can see vibrant…

5 ways to make your home smell heavenly all the time (and good sleep/mood is a bonus!)

air freshener


OK. I have a confession (make that two!) to make.

I’m sleep-deprived most days, because I can’t sleep through the night.

And, I’m obsessed with mild, natural scents.

Ever wondered why spas make you feel good from the moment you…

Best of 2016: You’ll Love These 5 Jaw-Dropping Homes from Architectural Digest

Sometimes you take a liking to a particular magazine, website, tune that you keep flipping/playing it over and over again. There is no formula to decipher this fondness; it just clicks and stays in the head space for days, sometimes weeks. That’s how it is with AD for me now.

I’ve compiled five of the most interesting homes on AD in 2016. They all share a…