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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…



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…



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 your time ,everything about the time has to be special.The food of course will do…



5 secret tips to design a jaw-dropping, organized kitchen

Admit it.

The minute you saw the words “design”, “kitchen”, and “secret tips” in the title, you were tempted to click, weren’t you?

It’s not just you. For most of us, life revolves around the kitchen, and the kitchen is built around the family. The fragrance of freshly baked cookies or the sweet aroma of rice kheer envelops the house..and you know it from the smile of…



Buy Curtains Online from Custom Furnish

In my previous post, I spoke at length about how I designed the wardrobes for our home using Custom Furnish’s Design from Scratch tool. After months of frustration of not making a good headway with the design, I was finally HAPPY with how it turned out; my little moments of happiness. The design of every room was one small step at a time.

So, it…



Get upto speed: are you ready to meet an interior designer?

“Your house is made by its own needs. Those others are made by the need to impress. The determining motive of your house is in the house. The determining motive of the other is in the audience.”
Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

Words of wisdom….



Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Wish you all a very happy Ganesh Chaturthi…along with Diwali, it is one of the festivals all of us at home look forward to with eagerness. Here is a glimpse of the many forms in which pulayar has come home over the past decade.

ganesh chaturthi

This was in 2006, the last time ever we…



Bheem Styx

Bheem Styx

We connect with Indira Nagar like no other neighborhood of Bangalore. It is a good stress buster. So, after a long afternoon sifting through bolts of fabric for curtains got the better of us, we decided to take a break and drove to Indira Nagar. The son with his fancy ideas was in…



Three awesome ways to design your corner kitchen cabinets

Every morning, for 50 minutes from 6:30 a.m. to 7:20 a.m., my kitchen is a flurry of activity. Lunch boxes spread over the counter, tea on one burner, breakfast on another, and cooker on yet another. Pots and pans strewn around. But, this is an organized chaos that we all have got used to over the years. If there is one thing that upsets this…