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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 […]


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 […]


Product in Focus: Hamilton Beach OTG and Hand Mixer

It’s amazing how technology can simplify lives and make families happier. A well-functioning piece of kitchen equipment is quite a boon! This week I have been busy with two new additions to my kitchen appliances – an OTG and a Classic Hand Mixer. There was much excitement when the products arrived at my door step! […]

It’s the Cook’s Nook: Neha’s Versatile Kitchen

Some greens from my garden, a copper teapot and a tiki doll from Hawaii Neha is one reader who participates in our carnivals with excitement. With just one day left to end the carnival, she sent us her entry for the Cook’s Nook just in time. Here’s what Neha had to say: Hi, I’m joining […]


Globetrotting with The Keybunch: An Indian home in Texas

The Austin, Texas home of Subasri Pillai is a delight to the eyes. The home successfully blends Indian accessories and other finds from different parts of the world into its predominantly western, open longhorn architecture. It’s inhabitants – Subasri and her husband, and their 2 lovely daughters have all contributed towards the decor. Most of […]

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House tour: My parents’ home in Mangalore

I am just back from a long visit to Mangalore, where Bernard and I have our roots. Mangalore boasts of an interesting architectural blend of the old and the new. Old colonial houses stand proud and stately alongside high rise apartments and commercial complexes.The colonial influence is evident everywhere. Mangaloreans love Western music, and you […]


A home in Cubelles

It’s been a beautiful, lazy weekend this far, with a birthday in the family too…and the perfect time to share the pictures of a home in Cubelle, Spain. When I chanced upon the pictures of the home of an American expat family living in Spain, I was amazed at the easy blend of European, American […]


Drool: State-of-the-Art Kitchen Range Hoods

Kitchen appliances these days seem to be getting exciting makeovers and anything related to kitchens is sure to excite me. There are people who insist on everything artistic, and why not? Isn’t it boring to see the same look in every home you drop by? No wonder then, Futuro futuro, the Italian company that specializes […]


Come, sit at my Kitchen table….

…and I’ll brew us some coffee. Kitchens! I can’t get enough of peeking into them. Decorating small kitchens can be quite challenging. Here are some interesting ways to add color and art to your kitchens, and make them functional yet beautiful. Color me Red. I love the post box red and retro theme running through […]