8 Lightweight Planters for Indoor and Outdoor Plants

my garden view

This is the view of the lush green garden space from our living room. Nothing is more uplifting than gazing at plants symbolizing life. But, I can’t have enough of them and yearn to bring in the greenery indoors. This post is an effort in…



No AC, No Problem. This is All You Need to Stay Cool This Summer.

woke up in the wee hours this morning to the distant wailing of a baby. The clock read 4:23 a.m. The subconscious mind told the body to go back to sleep for another hour when the alarm was set to go off. The peace didn’t long last before I woke up again to a clearly uncomfortable baby.

I pulled myself out…



6 Home Centre Finds That Are ‘Sold Out’ Online (And Where You Can Find Them Instead)

My mum was here for a fortnight, and like me, she is fond of all things organizing. For the kitchen, in particular. She helped me in organizing organized the kitchen, got rid of stuff that were old, plastics, and put a ban on purchasing anything new until it was time to discard some of the existing canisters. Aren’t mums are the best? I really love it…



8 Breathtaking Front Door Designs That Will Make You Restless to See What’s Inside

breathtaking front door designs

Doors ~ more than an entrance to a home.

It’s a style statement that sets the stage and expectations for what lies inside. Yes, it’s a reflection of a home. You spot a stylish front door, and you can’t…



Do Empty Houses Sell? 7 No-Brainer Tips To Stage A Home Yourself To Sell Faster.

How to stage and style an apartment for saleDo empty homes sell faster?

Or do staged homes sell faster?

According to a survey by National Association of Realtors® (NAR) in 2017,

staging increased the value of a home by 6-20%.
Over 77% of buyers find…



Insider Tip: Where to buy gorgeous fabrics for everything you need in Chennai. (Bonus: Prices start at INR 80)

Where to shop for cotton fabrics in Chennai

Prices start from 80 INR per metre and goes up to 300 INR  per metre, let me introduce you to the hidden paradise in Chennai tucked away in a…



The Cheapest Way to Cover An Ugly Wall In A Rental Without Painting

cover ugly wall rental without painting

No nails. No paint. No wallpaper. If you are a renter, you must be familiar with these rules. Yet the desire to make our temporary homes look good motivates us to be creative. Here’s one solution to…



8 Before & After Ideas to Restore Your Old Furniture

A collection of carefully chosen 8 before & after furniture makeover projects from around the world to inspire you before you stash that old cabinet. Go repaint.furniture makeoverThe genesis of this post is a…



This expat shows us how to tastefully decorate a home on a budget. In New Delhi.


Katie shares the challenges of being an expat in India when it comes to renting and decorating a home. She lets us into her eclectic home that is gifted with natural light, her design sense and…



12 pretty floral fabrics to welcome summer into your home and wardrobe

Floral fabrics to dress your wardrobe and home this summer

IC: ddecor.com

This post is a collection of 12 pretty floral patterns in fabrics that feel good to wear and dress your home with this summer. 

Mercury is soaring. It’s only 7:00 a.m. As…