Luxury in a box: Egyptian cotton sheets from Aplus linen

egyptian cotton sheets from aplus linen


What is it that you look forward to in a vacation?

No one is listening, you can be…

Goa, not a summer destination? You are right. But, not if it is Coco Shambhala Goa.

Coco Shambala Goa

My goal is to create enough wealth through a responsible and sustainable model, to allow those who work to build up the business to retire with me. From a gardener and maid to a manager. – Giles Knapton in an interview with Grin on responsible tourism

It was this line in the interview that served as…

Friday Shopping: 5 online shops for affordable art

Blank white walls?

Thinking of hanging art work?

If you are a good procrastinator like me, years would go by before the blank wall comes to life. I wish someone would curate a list like this for me.

I have a confession to make. I have no clue how to buy art and am equally ignorant of famous artists. The only…

An upcycled apartment in Delhi by Design Concept Creative Studio


Design Concept Creative Studio is a multi-disciplinary design firm based in Delhi. This upcycled studio apartment executed on a budget blew me away. From what you can see, the internal architecture is retained as is with exposed beams, rough plaster, windows of the 80s and open wiring.

The architect has elevated this space with clever recycling of everyday objects…

Friday Shopping: 5 chai pe charcha picks from Chopping Board

Naming your company after a mundane but quintessential thing like a chopping board is creative, and not the least bit tacky. I was intrigued by the name when an ad popped up on my IG feed, and I must admit I am not the least bit disappointed.

I love hosting informal, impromptu tea parties at home. Red Label Natural Care…

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 precisely what this post will be about.

If you are in the market for buying a…

5 Clever Design Ideas To Copy From These Restaurants

tea decor from restaurants

My weakness in life is tea; it has to be perfect with the right amount of sugar, spices (cardamom + ginger; sometimes a dash of cinnamon or a sprig of lemon grass or crushed basil).

For a nation obsessed with tea, it’s a painstaking effort to find a good place that brews a good cup of masala…

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 too harsh during the day. That’s my therapy for the day – my way of forgetting life’s thorns for the…

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 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? is indeed “dress your home”.

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

8 Clever Cleaning Products You Can Buy Online Now

This post is born out of my cleaning regimen. I spent the first half of this past Saturday cleaning part of the house: this included dusting, washing, squeegee-ing, and wiping down with clean microfiber cloth ceiling-to-floor glass windows, throwing out expired items from the refrigerator and kitchen pantry, and wiping down bathroom counters. I still have so many items to cross off the list like…

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