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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!
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5 awesome decor products that caught my eye this week

We are back, with a fresh new series of ‘ 5 awesome decor products that caught my eye this week’   Red block print coasters from Chiguru A venture by Archana Rao and Sonia Deshpande, Chiguru works with 6 lovely ladies from the livelihoods centre at Panchgani-based NGO Grampari. Their products (aprons, coasters, tablemats) are gorgeous with […]


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A decor blogger’s living room: Styling Tips

I recently posted pictures of my living room on Decor Drama (more about this group at the bottom of this post) and I was overwhelmed with the response. So I decided to delve more into the room for my readers’ behalf, and try and share some tips with you. My living room has grown over the […]


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Masculine Home Design: Home Tour + Tips

  Hello 2016! Men live alone for various reasons. Rather than making do with impersonal decor, try making the home more comfortable, to infuse a feeling of belonging. Here’s a contextual home tour and great tips on masculine home design. In this case, a civil servant had to move from Delhi to Bengaluru on a temporary […]


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2015 : The Best of The Keybunch

What a lovely year 2015 was for this blog! We have featured some truly amazing homes, and this blog has grown its readership by 200% this year. We have also debuted on Instagram this year, and loving every moment of it! A good year indeed! So just in case you missed our posts in 2015, here’s a […]


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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 to bring you her […]


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5 Gorgeous Products that Caught my Eye this Week

TUNI Mrinmayee founded TUNI  – a venture that involves products made from hand woven and hand painted textiles. Her focus is to make art and weaves meet in a functional product. These pretty cushion covers from her new collection – Tribal Tales caught my eye!The artists from Orissa lend their skills to the ‘Tribal Tales’. In this collection the […]


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Fresh glimpses of my living room

  Recently we embarked on a brave and ambitious painting project. Well, all we did was get our entire apartment painted. But we still feel like we went through a test of fire and lived to tell the story because painting a home in parallel to one kid’s examinations, while another kid took ill, one […]


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Décor Basics: Create interesting vignettes around your home

If you are a décor lover, you have no doubt seen the word vignette often enough, in decorating blogs and mags. From the pictures that are captioned or described as ‘vignettes’ we kind of know what they mean – a small area of a room that contains attractively arranged décor items/ sometimes it looks like […]


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Online Store: Heart for Art

  Are you making that holiday gifting list, and checking it twice? 🙂  Just bump up the number of of gifts to your loved ones, because you will be actually be helping needy Indian artisans more, the more you buy! This blog post is about Heart for Art, the aptly named project run by a […]


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Diwali DIY: Home-baked salted, scented diyas

It’s that time f the year again – when fairy lights twinkle outside windows, and pretty diyas add light and colour to the night sky. Here’s a quick and simple recipe to make your own diyas out of a salt, spice and white flour dough. Recipe (makes a baking tray full of assorted diyas) 1 […]


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