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Home Tour: Style & Simplicity at the Jacobs’ beautiful Bengaluru Apartment

Modern, yet with a hint of old-world flavour that one is reminded of through the dark wood and neutral wall palette, the simplicity of this Bengaluru home instantly appealed to me. Owned by Robin Jacob and Miriam Korula, this 1830 square feet apartment, was brought to life by interior designer Vidhya Achu Roy of White […]


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3 Tips if you are thinking of a Home Renovation Project

 How often have we dreamt of doing up our homes, and then given up – either for lack of ideas, or lack of funds. As someone who helps people with their re-modelling and styling, I come across too many people with half-finished dreams! So I thought, I would give you some tips. Plan Your Finances […]


Home Tour: Colours Mingle Tastefully at the Dwivedis’ Pune home.

Anushika describes herself as full of energy, color and life. She is a self-proclaimed Plantaholic – Addicted to plants and can’t get enough of them! She says, “There is am array of aspirations bottled up inside me. I love nature, animals, the incredible fragrance of wet soil. I love doing up my home, trying my […]


Geeta Singh’s Garden-centric Chandigarh home

An army family decided to build their home in such a way that they could see greenery and garden space from every room. Read more about this amazing home tour! Life is indeed simple when you know what your home should or should not feel like. Landscape architect Geeta Singh and her husband tore down […]


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Cafe Interiors: The Rice Mill Cafe-Bar, Goa

Old architecture and restoration projects have always interested me. Throw in the Portuguese angle, and I am hooked (I am mid-way writing a book about old Mangalorean homes). So when I saw pictures of this old rice mill that an architectural firm in Goa converted into a cafe-bar with simple yet stunning old-world interiors, I […]


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5 New Brick-and-Mortar Decor Stores in India

The last few weeks seem like brick and mortar decor store season, with several of my contacts and one large brand opening physical stores to augment their online business. And you will love what they have on offer! Woodooz Lampshades- I love how Somu and Preethi have moved from their not-so-humble DIY blog (the first […]


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Bengaluru Design Firm White Door Designs by Vidhya Achu Roy

  Bangalore-based White Door Designs is a unique interior design practice. It caught my eye, because founder Vidhya Achu Roy has a holistic approach to her work, and draws inspiration from diverse sources. She may look around and get drawn or moved by the everyday mundane, or she may look at a bigger picture, the […]


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DIY Hypertufa Planter with Akila Krithivasan

I welcome Akila Krithivasan as she shares her tutorial on making a DIY Hypertufa planter for The Keybunch.com Decor blog readers! But first things first. What is Hypertufa? According to Wikipedia, “Hypertufa is an anthropic rock made from various aggregates bonded together using Portland cement. Hypertufa is intended as a manufactured substitute for natural tufa, which […]


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A Stunning Chair Planter DIY (for Real) by Veena Singh

Remember seeing all those up-cycled chair planters on Pinterest and saying, “Wow! I want to do this!” And did you? No! Neither did I. But Veena Singh did. Be like Veena Singh.     She’s a grandmother, and she’s unstoppable! She’s an avid home decor and gardening enthusiast,and wait, I have to tell you so much […]


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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 from them, because the […]


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