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Hi, I am Sharon, the founder of The Keybunch, and I have been blogging here since the last 10 years! I'm a published writer. I am also the founder of Decor Drama a 10k plus strong community of decor enthusiasts on Facebook. I design and decorate homes. You can connect with me at sharon@thekeybunch.com

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Christmas, Festive Decor, Home decor

I shopped on Amazon this Christmas!

Some pretty Christmas purchases from Amazon India!

lemon marmalade
Christmas, DIYs, Festive Decor, Recipes

Recipe: Lemon Marmalade, Bitter and Better!

Bitter Marmalade, with more jaggery, less sugar! Anyone interested? I am sick of the overly sweet marmalades available in the market, and when life gave me a bag full of bitter lemons I knew where they were headed! So I did some research and combined 3 different recipes. I was […]

DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

Jyoti Mallude’s Unique Desi-Boho Home in Pune

Here is a style of decorating that is so unique, in all my years of blogging, I have never come across something like it and I am so glad to do this tour of Jyoti Mallude’s lovely home! It is a blend of Desi and Boho, so unique, that I […]

Decor Basics, Decor Stores, Festive Decor, Home decor

Functional and Aesthetic Country Kitchens from By The Riverside

ALSO SCROLL DOWN TO READ 5 MYTHS ABOUT COUNTRY KITCHENS BUSTED! The charm and charisma of an old world country kitchen appeals to many of us. However, when it is finally time to install a kitchen, most of us think that a country kitchen is not practical and modular components […]

Decor Basics, Home decor, Home Tours

Home Tour: Bohemian, Eclectic, Vintage & Thrift decor in Channing’s Texas Home

That’s probably the longest home tour title I have written but truly, it was necessary because Channing Allard’s home is a wonderful mix of all that and more. Just eclectic or just Bohemian doesn’t do justice. You think it is eclectic but you turn a corner and see vintage or Frida […]

Decor Basics, DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

Tween Girl’s Room – A makeover story

The Client – A tween who is mature beyond her years! The Idea – To transform a room completely simply by playing with wall colour and a few accessories! The dilemma – The tween loves sports, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t like girl stuff. She is over (actually never […]

books in decor
Decor Basics, DIYs, Home decor

Decorating with Books

Books, I hope, will always be fashionable! I do want to clarify that I am talking about printed books, and the charm they exude to any space. They are such a versatile decor accessory that they can make any room look good – from the loo, to the boardroom! And […]

DIYs, Festive Decor, Home decor, Recipes

QuickMix Christmas Fruit Cake

This Christmas, instead of an elaborate cake, we thought we would make this quick kid-friendly recipe, from an old cookbook for kids by Ursula Sedgwick. This cake suits me fine, because it does not contain alcohol, it does not contain nuts, and it doesn’t require pre-soaked fruit (please also scroll […]

DIYs, Home decor

Book Review: Gardening in Urban India, DK Publishers

Most Indians keen on gardening buy gardening books, but they are authored by non-Indian authors, and meant for end-users in other countries. They are of little use, save for their visual appeal and adornment on a coffee table. I own some of these too, and I haven’t gleaned anything useful […]

Christmas, DIYs, Home decor

Christmas: DIY Wooden Candle Stand

Hello again! I live in Europe, and the preparations for Christmas are already underway in a big way. My friends and neighbors have already made lots of things in preparation such as advent wreath, door wreaths, Christmas cookies, etc. Not to be left behind, I am here with a DIY […]

Christmas, DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

Christmas Decor: Meera and Vijay’s home in the US

It’s a small, small world I realize, though not for the first time, as Meera and I got acquainted online, and then realized we had common friends! Well, Meera is a decor enthusiast and has a lovely home filled with her collections over the years. But today, I am going […]

DIYs, Home decor

Beautiful Vignette Ideas for your Christmas Tablescapes

When it comes to Christmas and New Year entertaining, it is really all about the food. And you will agree that before all that gastronomic goodness that follows any gathering, comes a beautifully laid table that sets the stage for all that is to follow. Here are some extremely easy-to-pull-off table […]

DIYs, Home decor

DIY: Burlap Christmas Wreath

Christmas is just around the corner. Christmas decor starts from the front door, and the best way to dress up a door, is with a wreath! Here’s a quick and easy wreath tutorial that anyone can do! What you will need: 1. A straw wreath for the base (if you can’t find […]

Christmas, DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

Christmas Cake Prep {Fruit Soak and Candied Peel}

With a foot sprain rendering me immobile, I suddenly have a lot of time at my disposal. So I soaked my fruits for the Christmas cake, and I am sharing the recipe here. Remember to buy only good quality fruit, and buy it fresh. I also managed to make some […]

DIYs, Home decor

Quick DIY Christmas Tree (off the floor, on the wall!) tutorial

If you have a toddler running around the house, you can imagine how tempting the Christmas tree is for someone that age (and size). Keeping everyone’s best interests (and my sanity) in mind, I looked all over the Internet for an easy wall Christmas tree DIY. No luck! I found […]