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Decor Basics, DIYs, Home decor, 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 […]

Decor Basics, Home decor, Home Tours

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 […]

Decor Basics, DIYs, Home decor

News+DIY: Decorate with the Asian Paints Colour of the Year, Intense Ocean


  India Design ID, the mecca of design shows in India, is currently on at Delhi. And for me, this show was all about waiting eagerly for the Asian Paints Colour of the Year announcement. And the colour of the year, based on intense research and foresight by a dedicated Colour […]

Decor Basics, Decor Stores, DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

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 […]

Home decor

5 Products that are Stealing my Heart this Valentine’s Day!


 “Be still, my heart,” is what I have been saying over and over again after I spotted these beautiful products this week! Quilts and Runners from TUNI I really love TUNI’s trademark minimal frills on runners and cushions! And today, when I was browsing through their Instagram feed, I chanced upon […]

Artists, Decor Stores, Home decor

5 Amazing Decor Products that Caught my Eye


 I have a lovely list of products – new, fresh, handmade and colorful, to share with you this week. And it wasn’t planned, but 3 of these makers are based in Chennai! 🙂 Here you go! The Eclectic Room’s newly launched Cushion Covers Vineetha Naval has grown to be more […]

Decor Basics, Decor Stores, Home decor

Why Urban Ladder’s Mahe range has my heart


 French colonies in India are characterised by their distinct architecture and furniture, and an air and feel quite different to the rest of India. Urban Ladder’s Mahé range of furniture has quite aptly captured the essence of this Indo-French look – with the wood and yellow finish that instantly brings […]

Decor Basics, Decor Stores, Home decor, Home Tours

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 […]

Decor Basics, DIYs, Festive Decor, Home decor

Asian Paints’ Canvas App: Create Easy Moodboards for your Decor Projects


 I have been toying with a few colour combinations. Something different, and my inspiration folder had tons of images in these combinations. However, without professional software, I knew I would not be able to create the right moodboard, especially if I wanted the right paint colours to come through. But […]