Author Archives: Rekha

Creative Garden Furniture

Creative Garden Seating I fell in love with this tortoise shaped garden seating at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. I am sure we can find such creative furniture here in India too. I haven’t been lucky enough to stumble upon stores that retail fun and creative pieces like this. Do you know any such […]


Give Old Bottles a Makeover – Glitterally!

  I was looking for some DIY summer projects for my daughter on Pinterest and found some cool recycled glitter bottles. I pinned some of these images on my Pinterest board.Take a look at these images and try one for yourself.  These are really easy to create – you can transform old wine bottles or […]


Jewish Street, Fort Kochi – Antique Lover’s Paradise

Antique shop – Jewish Street, Fort Kochi We planned a vacation to Kumarakoam in God’s own country this holiday season. The backwaters trip has been on my wish list for quite some time and I was obviously thrilled that the plan came through this Christmas. It’s another story that the itinerary kept changing until the […]


Featured Decor Store: Home & Style – Chennai

Enameled vase I kept bumping into some beautiful décor products uploaded by Sujatha Giri on Bangalore Shopping group on Facebook. I couldn’t resist getting in touch with her when I saw some of her gorgeous Diwali stuff to find out more about her products. Well, Sujatha was pretty quick in responding to my queries. Candles […]


5 Sparkling Diwali Festive Ideas

Wishing The Key Bunch readers a dhamakedar Diwali! Diwali is an exciting time in India, and the preparations begin way ahead of the festive season. It’s also a good bonding time for families to get together and plan the shopping lists, gift ideas, menu and Diwali décor. We have curated a couple of interesting blog […]


The Keybunch–Spirit of India Contest

   September is an exciting month at The Keybunch. The Keybunch celebrates its birthday on 24th September. With the festive season around the corner, it’s celebration time in your homes too! I am sure you would love to send in your wishes on this special occasion. Now, how about sending your wishes the visual way […]


‘High-Light’ of the week: Sharanya Menon’s Customized Lights

This one is called ‘Tree of Life ‘ What do you do when you are jobless? Crib and wallow in self-pity, of course! Well, that’s what I did when I completed my degree and couldn’t land up in a job.  Satyam Shivam Sundaram  Now, that’s my story……..Sharanya Menon, on the other hand didn’t sit and […]


Online Shopping @ Fashion and You, Heaven and Home: Same Product, Different Prices!

Metal Planter from Heaven and Home Same Metal Planter from Fashion and You I love virtual shopping – period! I can browse through shopping sites endlessly ogling at all the lovely products displayed – good time-pass, I must say J. It’s nice to spot a bargain, grab it before it disappears and revel at the […]


Shopping Online for Madhubani Art

A guest from US couldn’t help staring at the Madhubani paintings we had put up in our living. He bombarded me with questions about the art and I felt like a fool when I could not answer his questions except that I said it’s a kind of tribal art. Of course, I did google search […]


‘A Bit of India’ in Michigan

Gombe Habba – Mysore Dasara as theme Dasara marks the beginning of month long festivities. Festivals give us a chance to bring out the Indian artefacts that are stacked away in the attic. Rupa, a trained vocalist and an interior design enthusiast put up an impressive ‘Gombe Habba’(Doll Festival) at her home in Michigan and […]