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Garden crush: a lesson on how to choose the right plants, decor and colors for your garden

terrace garden bangalore

I spend on hour tending to my garden every day – watering, weeding, harvesting, sowing, fertilizing, nurturing, changing their positions, planting companion flowers or garlic, and just saying hello to them ensuring the sun is not…



Friday Shopping: 6 Affordable Indigo Kurta Brands I’m Loving

Mustard is my favorite color.

Not Indigo.

But there’s something about summer and Indigo that makes my heart swoon ..be it kurtis or tie and dye home linen.

Oh..are you also wondering how come fashion brands here, and if you are on the wrong blog? Nah..it is indeed “dress your home”.

I gave it due thought before putting up this post. As much as I hate to admit, the…



Want to know the trick to make a tiny kitchen feel spacious and stylish? Buy the right accessories!

small kitchen

small kitchens

Small kitchens are challenging to design; and…



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…



Stosa Cucine Opens its Doors to a New Store in Bangalore

rustic modular kitchen

My love for modular kitchens and kitchen design is no secret.

The more you see, the more you want. That’s the paradox of choice. From experience, seeking professional help to channel one’s requirements into a product is essential for a kitchen. The thin line…



Pottery Lane: a non-descript street where hands are at work shaping lumps of clay into kulhads and tandoors

pottery town

Every once in a while I hail a cab to take me to a part of the city I haven’t been to before.

This mini-adventure is refreshing to the soul and the mind.

Unfamiliar sights. Fresh scents. Some…



Riva Carpets

riva carpet

As soft as a feather,

As smooth as a glider,

As warm as the sun,

As firm as a rock,

As pleasant as smile,

As beautiful as you.

Inspired and adapted from Lenka’s Everything at once – one of my all time favorites.

carpet

These words also describe…



DIY: A Door Makeover in Less Than 10 Minutes

Walls.

Walls.

Walls.

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 –…



Friday Finds: 7+ Places to Buy Beds Online (Under Rs.40,000)

Someone recently asked me to recommend a place to buy a queen size bed. It’s been a while since I have bought furniture from a brick-and-mortar store. All the furniture for our new home came were bought online: some great experiences and some we will regret forever.

What makes all the difference

It’s not just the designs, quality, and price that make the difference; for me customer…



Day 2: Clean kids bedroom closet

When my son was young, I would marvel at his room for he kept it clean and organized, despite his fancy for puzzles. Many of his toys like the remote-controlled helicopter, puzzles, building blocks, or the pull-along Snoopy are in perfect working condition even now.

Given that his interests are evolving from complex origami to reading, his room is far from picture perfect. And I’m perfectly…