Home Tours

{The Purple Turtles Giveaway} Winners and Winning Entries

A Saturday b’day is always special, and I am so happy to also announce the winners of The Purple Turtles Giveaway. There are 3 winners and here they are: 1. Reshma Sharma wins the large birdcage lantern 2. Rama Ananth wins the small birdcage lantern 3. Payal Parmar wins the beautiful t-light holder  Congrats to […]

 

{Home Tour} A French home called Dar Mona decorated in the Indian style

Dar Mona is a guest house in the hills overlooking the Orange Plains in France. The proud owner Mona is a well-travelled designer and photographer. The rooms bear testimony to Mona’s travels in  Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal , China, India and Syria – the photographs, designs and styles are windows to […]

 

A lifestyle villa located in an old Mangalorean tiled home {Ira Spa}

The absolutely charming view of the house from the entrance. On my morning walk in a quiet, nondescript bylane in Cascia, Mangalore, I spotted a lovely yellow house in the old Colonial style, with pillars, tiled roofs, et al. The signboard said Ira Spa. I was intrigued, and when I […]

 

Home Tour: Aparna’s home in Whitefield, Bengaluru

Today, we take you to Whitefield, Bengaluru to Aparna’s lovely home.Aparna is a mommy blogger over here. Aparna tells us that her decor sensibilities have developed and honed over the years, through a combination of travel, work (with the Indian crafts sector) and a lot of skulking around design blogs […]

 

Home Tour: Ranjeet and Maria’s eco-friendly sea-side home in Chennai

Interior designers Ranjeet and Maria Jacob live in a dream home situated on a quiet lane called Sea Shell Avenue. They are 250 meters form the main road and 500 meters from the ocean. The beach at their place is undisturbed , clean and devoid of fishing villages. Their dog […]

 

House Tour: Sheila and Krishna Baru’s home in Bengaluru

Sheila and Krishna Baru’s home is warm and lovely with its rich brown tones and beautiful upholstery, antique furniture that transports you back in time, and cream-hued walls that give you the feeling that you have stepped into a colonial home. The couple owns Bangalore-based Maram,a furniture store. I am […]