Author Archives: Sharon

About Sharon

Sharon DSouza is the founder and editor of this blog. A mother of two, she is based in Pune, and works as a content strategist. She is a coffee lover and writer, and 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!

Festive Decor: DIY Aakhash Kandil/ Paper Lantern

We have an avid DIYer guest posting for us today. Angela Jose is a very creative person, and I am delighted that she agreed to share her DIY lantern tutorial on The Keybunch! Over to Angela who will guide you through the process herself! ————————————————————————————————————- It is the festive season in India right now and […]


Interiors: Bed & Chai Guest House, Delhi

Coraline is French and has lived in Delhi for 6 years. She runs Bed & Chai in South Delhi, which she opened 3 years ago with her friend Clara. It all started when during their first years in Delhi, they were not able to find affordable and clean hotels in South Delhi for their visitors. […]


5 Lovely Decor Products that Caught my Eye this Week

                                                   My first  ‘list of decor products that caught my eye‘, had lots of people telling me I should do this more often. So here we are with the 5 gorgeous […]


Easy DIY decorations to Celebrate Independence with the Kids

  Why, oh why, are we so lackadaisical when it comes to celebrating our national holidays? Our festivals are over-celebrated, and for our national holidays, we are ‘okay’ with winding up the festivities after a solemn flag-hoisting ceremony, maybe sometimes watch the parades on television. Let’s change this! Here are some amazingly simple ideas to […]


Anoop and Dorrie’s homestay in Kochi

Anoop and Dorrie are pretty well-known in Kochi. Their artistic ventures Kashi Art Cafe, Kashi Art Gallery, and Kashi Art Residency in Fort Kochi which they ran for 15 years, are frequented by the culturati of Kochi.In 2006-07 they built their home Jade Garden in Kochi on eco-friendly principles. Dorrie, although without formal training, did […]


Designer Lagan Budhwar’s Rented Home in Gurgaon

  It was a boring Saturday for me. Everyone was out in the sun, but I was waiting for an important email, and didn’t dare move from the comp. To while away my time, I started looking at Facebook posts when suddenly I saw a pic that drew my attention. It depicted what looked like […]


Designer Aarti Verma’s Stunning Self-Styled Studio in Mumbai

Aarti Verma I have been an admirer of Aarti Verma’s work for the longest time. Her brand Art Meets Fashion is proof of her creativity, and I love the thought and attention to detail she puts into every one of her designer pieces.  It was no surprise to me therefore, when I glimpsed pictures of […]


Home Tour: A fantasy writer’s loft house in Madh Island

When designer Jaya Peter of Livinart wrote in to me with photographs of their latest low budget project, I was intrigued. To add to the thrill, the owner of this loft house in Madh Island is fantasy writer Samit Basu (author of The Simoqin Prophecies, The Manticore’s Secret and The Unwaba Revelations, the three parts […]


Profile: Rahul Alvares, Author and Nature Enthusiast

It is not often The Keybunch features men, and I am pretty sure that if you are a regular visitor here, you are a tad confused. But here’s the news. You are going to see more men featured on this blog, especially the one’s who have not been afraid to take divergent career paths, and […]

Keep Calm and Love your Rainy Days

Getting your home monsoon-ready: Tips, Tricks and Style First Things First Secure your roof! pic via If you live in a house, make sure you give an SOS call to the waterproofers to come and check your walls and roof as soon as you read this. Seal window and door cracks, caulk if required. Make […]