UA-5848715-1

Author Archives: sharon dsouza

About sharon dsouza

Sharon DSouza owns and writes this blog. A mother of two, she is based in Pune, and works as a content strategist. She is a coffee-lover and writer, so it is but natural that she is a regular at her writers' club which meets in a coffee shop every Sunday. She is also a home baker, and loves to travel!
Post Image

Why Urban Ladder’s Mahe range has my heart

French colonies in India are characterised by their distinct architecture and furniture, and an air and feel quite different to the rest of India. Urban Ladder’s Mahé range of furniture has quite aptly captured the essence of this Indo-French look – with the wood and yellow finish that instantly brings to mind Mahé yellow homes […]


A happily décor after with Beautiful Homes from the House of Asian Paints

There’s a lovely new website on the block, and I am happy to acquaint you with it. Beautiful Homes from Asian Paints is just like an on-line decor ‘folder’ that you can delve into for  decorating hacks, information, DIYs and store features. Launched very recently, it already has refreshing little decor posts that will make you want to […]


Post Image

Asian Paints’ Canvas App: Create Easy Moodboards for your Decor Projects

I have been toying with a few colour combinations. Something different, and my inspiration folder had tons of images in these combinations. However, without professional software, I knew I would not be able to create the right moodboard, especially if I wanted the right paint colours to come through. But help was at hand, and […]


4
Post Image

Padmaja Rama’s Festive Decor Accents at her Atlanta home

Diwali, the wonderful festival of lights has a special place in the hearts of Indians, no matter where they live. Today, we have Padmaja Rama from Paddy’s DecoMania on the blog, talking about her Diwali festivities. I, like millions of other immigrants have ‘left home’ and moved to US all alone, over a decade ago […]


1

Moodboards for My Home with UrbanLadder.com

It’s my pleasure to acquaint you with the designs from UrbanLadder.com that caught my eye this month. It was time to refurbish the home, what with Diwali here, and the countdown to Christmas already begun! After much thought, I ruled against bespoke designs because of the time factor involved, and opted to go in for […]


1

The Keybunch+Asian Paints: No Place Like Home

Small or big, luxurious or cosy – a home is home, and there is no place like it! What does home mean to me? As a decor blogger, it means style and passion, a mesh of well co-ordinated furniture and accessories, wall colours that are selected carefully to set off the explosion of other colours, and more! I […]


4
Post Image

Home Tour: Hemal Paliwal’s Lotus-themed home in Kenya

I made Hemal’s acquaintance on Instagram where I have been awed by her effortless home accents and style! Hemal is based in Nairobi, Kenya, and she says that this year she has a subtle lotus theme emerging in her home’s decor! Hemal shares her home with her husband Atul and their two boys aged 12 and […]


6

Festival Special: Bark and Groove Handmade Furniture

Bark and Groove is a furniture studio set up by husband-wife duo Revant Chhabra & Madhvi Vaswani who had always harbored hopes of starting a venture together ever since they met in college. The designs are fresh and imaginative, and they offer bespoke furniture as well as designs from their catalogue.   A desire to ‘create’ […]


1
Post Image

Festive decor sale: October 20-23, 2016

  Our impromptu festive sale is on from today. Head to our page on Facebook, or click on the banner above to check out all our products. From frames to cushion covers and lanterns, there is a lot you can purchase at our festive sale. The best thing, everything is sweetened with a bit of […]


Color and Melodrama Mix Magically at Bembem’s Pune Home

It’s always special to feature a Pune home on my blog. It’s my adoptive city, and I present this home to you with pride. For, it is a lovely example of the passion for home decor this blog promotes. Shocking yet heart-warming explosions of color and dramatic focal points are instantly visible in Bembem Kongkham’s wildly and passionately […]


3