Tag: antique

Old Stool: Trash to Treasure

Every year thousands of beautiful old furniture, decor pieces such as vintage lamps and light fixtures and old pieces dating back to pre-Colonial or Colonial days are trashed in India. Ironically, there’s a whole industry devoted to creating similar pieces from scratch, and there’s a huge revival of using these pieces […]

 

Home Tour: Kapila and Sonal’s Charming Home in Indore

    The Keybunch delights in bringing you tours of beautiful, aesthetic Indian homes. Today, we take you to Indore, where Kapila and Sonal Banerjee and their twin girls live. It is so thoughtfully decorated, that you will be surprised to hear that it is a temporary home. Inspiration indeed, […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]