Tag: Furniture

Before and After: I Painted This 15-year-old cabinet To Give It a Vintage Touch

CABINET

We bought this wooden cabinet as a multipurpose storage unit to store footwear, newspaper, and odd hardware tools. This was one of our first purchases after we moved into our first home. To be honest, I had zero understanding of decorating,…



Tour an industrial home that wears shades of grey and just a hint of color

Industrial Home of Yvonne Kwakkel

I swooned when this living room popped up in my Insta feed yesterday, and I couldn’t wait to see the rest of this industrial chic cottage.

You see, more often that not, you go weak on the…



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…



Here’s What You Can Shop At The Home Centre Sale To Make your Home Look a Million Bucks

OK. Before I begin, let me set the record straight. This is not a sponsored post.

I have always been in awe of the gold jeweled products at Home Centre, especially around the festive season. Nothing does as much justice to your home as the golden votives, tea light holders or the blingy placemats. And truth be told, they burn a hole in your pocket if you…



Add To Your Cart: Set Up Your Guest Bed Room In Less Than INR 95,000

queen bed with swivel lamp

If you had INR 95,000 to set up a guest room, what would you add to your cart to make the room functional and aesthetic? Check out my list.

We live in an era where we understand…



The Story of a Customized Bookshelf

large modular book shelf

This is not a sponsored post.

If there is one piece in our home that has our signatures stamped in its design, then it has to be the bookshelf. The piece sits majestically in the first floor living. This post is a story of how the bookshelf…



Study desk: which one would you buy?

“You really don’t need my expert opinion on this. 4 months? You got to be kidding me,” remarked my otherwise cool husband, literally throwing his hands up in despair. The topic of discussion was which study desk would suit my needs.  He was right. How is someone who works on a 16 inch*20 inch space supposed to know what someone who uses a dining table…



Shelving ideas: Floating shelves

A quick question: where are you reading this post from – your home office, work or slouching on the couch with your laptop?  Would you believe if I told you that I do most of the work from my dining table ? That’s right. Got to get my own reading corner in the house, so I was just thinking of some simple ideas. And, one…



Store Profile: Bamboo Canopy, Ahmedabad

Are you a green, eco-friendly person? I know, what a dumb question – who is not these days?  If you like bamboo, then you’ll love this post for having discovered Rebecca Reubens. Seriously, the moment I discovered Rebecca’s work, I was floored and wondered how on earth could I not have heard of her before.

Rebecca runs a store called Bamboo Canopy in Ahmedabad. …



How-to: Paint Furniture

In continuation of yesterday’s post, I’ll describe the process that you can apply to paint any wooden furniture. So, if you’re game for some hard work, let’s get started.

Preparation:

1. Identify the piece of furniture you want to paint. And, be convinced why you want to paint. Some pieces of furniture look best in their natural form. For instance, you don’t want a yellow…