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Category Archives: Home Tours

Soumya and Satish’s Beautiful Abode in California

It’s a warm hello from Soumya and Satish, all the way from California today as they show us their beautiful and tastefully-decorated home, with treasures from India and paintings and knickknacks from around the world. With two growing boys – a preteen and a teen, Soumya says she prefers not to have too much furniture. […]


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Radhika and Yuvaraj’s Home of Amazing Decor Finds and Restored Pieces

Radhika Yuvaraj and I connected on-line, and we have kept in touch with each other, sharing decor stories and furniture secrets, or comparing notes on exhibitions. So when I had an opportunity to visit her, I was excited and just couldn’t wait! Just off a really busy intersection or chowk as its known in Pune, we turned […]


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Home Tour: The Josephs’ Amazing Technicolor Dream Home in Kerala!

After an eventful stay in Bangalore, and a gorgeous home tour there, we are calling in at the Joseph residence in Chalakudy, Thrissur, Kerala. A long driveway cuts through well-manicured lawns and lovely gardens. A pristine white house stands tall and stately, with giant coconut trees in the backyard looming over the rooftop! It makes a […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Home Tour: Namratha Jagadish’s Colour-Infused Gurgaon home

I am thrilled to present a beautiful 1400 square ft, two-bedroom rental in Gurgaon where Namratha and Neil live. Namratha has managed to mix warm and cool colours and achieve a beautiful yet minimalist look, focusing on interest points and vignettes. To my utter delight, Indian crafts abound – Madhubani, Kantha work and more are cleverly […]


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Inda and Sony Sulaksono’s Colorful Home in Indonesia

Deviating slightly from our focus on Indian and desi global decor, I have a beautiful Indonesian home for you to tour today. Windya or Inda as she is known, has a gorgeous Instagram feed, and that’s how I first got in touch with her. Her decorating style blew me away, and I was eager to show […]


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Sujatha and Bharath’s Madras Apartment: A Home with a Persona

  Sujatha and Bharath live in their 1500 sqft flat in Madras (Chennai). Are you stuck on the title? I agree, it is a bit cryptic, but when you read through this home tour, and see the photographs, you will understand that no decor adjective would do justice to this beautifully done up home that wears its […]


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