Author Archives: sharon dsouza

5 Lovely Decor Products that Caught my Eye this Week

What an exciting two weeks it’s been! I finally found the man of my dream*s – a carpenter who agreed to all my ideas, and even applauded me for saying I would do some of the work myself! Truly, a man I have been waiting for me all  my life*!      *with due apologies […]


Happy Onam to The Keybunch readers

Aren’t they adorable? Onam is a lovely festival! It is Kerala’s harvest festival and celebrated wholeheartedly by Malayalees – Hindu, Muslim and Christian alike. Which is what makes it all the more special! And with Onam Sadyas becoming known to more Indians, there are tons of people from the rest of India celebrating too! In the pic […]

A Fitting Adieu to Godrej’s Last Batch of Typewriters

On the occasion, Mr. Navroze Godrej, Executive Director, Strategy & Innovation, Godrej & Boyce said, “The typewriter has always intrigued me for being one of the earliest design led technology that India has witnessed. Beginning from locks, refrigerators, vegetable oil soaps to typewriters, I believe Godrej has always been shaping the future with design and […]

5 lovely decor products that caught my eye this week

Have you been enjoying the recent home tours here? Well, there are more coming up on this blog. And while I was scouting around for beautiful homes to feature, these lovely decor products caught my eye this week. The Monsoon Collective is happening right now in Bengaluru. It is an initiative by A Hundred Hands, […]

A rendevouz in South Goa

    Last weekend was well-spent. On invitation by BlogAdda (the best way to explain BA is that it’s a company that is for bloggers, and always has our best interests at heart) and Renault, I joined 30-odd other bloggers for a weekend of fun, food and long drives in the new Renault Lodgy. We […]

Renault Lodgy: Review, Features, Price

 I am just back from the #LiveLodgycal drive in rain-drenched Goa where I joined several other bloggers in test-driving and experiencing the new Renault Lodgy. The Lodgy arrived at The Leela Goa amid a lot of hype and expectation. But you know what? At first look, it impressed! Though Renault actually launched their first MPV […]

Product in Focus: Hamilton Beach OTG and Hand Mixer

It’s amazing how technology can simplify lives and make families happier. A well-functioning piece of kitchen equipment is quite a boon! This week I have been busy with two new additions to my kitchen appliances – an OTG and a Classic Hand Mixer. There was much excitement when the products arrived at my door step! […]

Store Feature: Natural Style Living by Olie

Quaint seaside towns have often been a source of inspiration for artists and creative people. Amrita Nambiar was sitting by the sea one evening in beautiful Pondicherry with its cobbled streets and French influence, when the idea of Olie was born. She wondered if she could transpose the tranquility and beauty of small seaside towns to […]


Aromatherapy for your Interiors: on the Portico blog today

Today, I am at Portico India’s Fashion@Home blog talking about aromatherapy playing a dual role – on the one hand it offers pleasant fragrances and on the other it can play on the psyche of visitors and guests, letting them believe that your home is actually bigger/ more beautiful/ cleaner than it actually is!Yes, it […]


DIY Decoupaging Tutorial: Upcycling by Artist Mariam Walter

   I was quite delighted when Mariam Walter emailed me last month, with pictures of some really gorgeous decoupages done by her! She is on a mission to up-cycle with the help of this beautiful art form, and she wants to share it with all of you! So here she is, with a beautiful tutorial […]