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Decor Basics, Home decor

Prameela Nair’s Art-infused home in AbuDhabi


Prameela’s home is all about Indian styling – her homes always give out ethnic and rooted aesthetics. There is a lot of art from various artists. An art piece is the perfect way to add that Indian touch to homes. Prameela buys art from upcoming artists whose pieces reflect culture, tradition and warmth. The recent Pichwai painting which is quite big, takes centre stage in her living space. The walls also double up as art canvasses!

Home decor

Setting up a Home Office

How has working from home panned out for all of you? I have always worked from home, but with every member of my family now working or studying from home, I have had to carve out a nice quiet corner just for myself. And I found that corner in my […]

Decor Stores, Home decor

Décor goals for 2020

2020 promises to be a cusp year in decor with many old trends on their way out and new trends flouncing in. My most favourite trend this year is the use of a mix of neutrals and colour, with floral vintage curtains, that I am so keen on trying out!

Home decor

Chandana’s beautiful Indian home in NC, USA

An Indian home outside India is always a joy to behold. I often wonder where decor is sourced, and how the aesthetics are achieved. We have many homes belonging to the Indian diaspora featured on this blog. Today’s home is one such, and we decided to ask the home owner Chandana what we always wanted to know!

Home decor

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 […]

DIYs, Home decor

DIY Christmas Centrepiece

Have you read our post about Christmas tablescape ideas? Well, here’s another idea to do with tablescapes, this time a centrepiece for your table, and one that you can make at home. For a simple yet elegant centerpiece, you need some tetra packs, felt belt, a straw wreath, burlap or […]

DIYs, Home decor

DIY: Burlap Christmas Wreath

Christmas is just around the corner. Christmas decor starts from the front door, and the best way to dress up a door, is with a wreath! Here’s a quick and easy wreath tutorial that anyone can do! What you will need: 1. A straw wreath for the base (if you can’t find […]

Home decor

Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

I finally got around to baking my Christmas Cakes with the soaked fruit. This Christmas Fruit Cake is a no-fuss traditional recipe. You only need to ensure that you have prepped your ingredients, and set them out before you begin. Also make sure your tins are lined with parchment or […]

Home decor

Merry Christmas and a giveaway

The Keybunch wishes all its readers, well-wishers, friends and sponsors a Blessed Nativity of the Babe Jesus!Feliz Navidad! Here are a few quick images of my home this Christmas. ….and though not a Christmassy one, we have a lovely giveaway to get your thoughts focused on all your plans, goals […]

Home decor

Christmas Product 2021

Etikoppaka Nativity Set A completely handmade product | Lacquer-painted using an ancient toy making technique | Made by traditional etikoppaka artisans Sustainable, eco-friendly and Made in India Purchase the Etikoppaka Nativity Crib Set here More about the Etikoppaka Art form Etikoppaka is a small village in Andhra Pradesh, not very […]