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Home Tour: Ankita and Sitanshu’s Awesome DIY Decorated Lucknow Home

 

A beautiful DIY heart centred home, where husband-wife duo Ankita and Sitanshu have carefully planned each item of decor and lovingly decorated the home they share with Sitanshu’s parents and their toddler son Miraash.

Decor Basics, DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

Tour: Jayashree and Rajan’s Sprawling Garden Apartment in Kerala

 

Emptynesters Jayashree and Rajan have a beautiful garden apartment in Trivandrum. Come, be charmed with the beautiful space as we show you around.

Decor Stores, DIYs, Home decor, Home Tours

Pune: An old church door gets restored and stars in a brilliant makeover story

 

 Radhika Yuvaraj whose home you can see in this The Keybunch decor blog post is so passionate about antiques that she decided to help source them for friends and family. She says, “I have always loved heritage decor, antiques and upcycled furniture. And I strongly believe in the renewal of […]

Home decor, Home Tours

The Rameshes’ Desi-Global, Green home in Bengaluru

 

  The adoption of Green Standards means the home follows Eco-friendly practices, and is a model home in India. In addition, this home has been decorated with collectibles and family heirlooms, making it doubly interesting! Location: BengaluruHome owners: The Ramesh familyArea: 3500 sq feet I’m driving through a quiet residential […]

Decor Basics, Decor Stores, Home decor, tradefairs

Trends gleaned from the Ambiente Tradefair in Frankfurt, Feb 8 -12, 2019

 

Trend spotting at Ambiente is something I thoroughly enjoyed, filing away trends as I noticed them at the fair. Ambiente is an annual tradefair for decor and design, held in Frankfurt every year!

Decor Basics, DIYs, Home decor

Old Junk to Sassy Console Tables – A Makeover Story

 

  When I found two old tall tables dumped by the road, covered with dust, with a horrible formica top peeling off, I looked away in disgust. My gaze moved downwards towards a swedish-design stool which I immediately earmarked “treasure” And then beyond that I saw the most beautiful legs […]

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 […]

Artists, Decor Basics, Home decor, Home Tours

The home of Sudha Menon, author of ‘Fiesty at Fifty’

 

 When I heard Sudha Menon speak at Pune Lit Fest, I just knew I wanted to do a combined feature about her home and her newly-released book! Calm, soothing tones, and minimalist decor – if the lady comes across as fiesty and unapologetic, her serene home is a juxtaposition to […]

Artists, Decor Basics, Decor Stores, Festive Decor, Home decor

Ambiente 19: The definitive showcase of trends in Living, Dining and Giving design products.

 

 India is the partner country at the International Frankfurt Trade Fair, Ambiente 2019, February 8-12, 2019! Read more about this event With 4400 exhibitors from 88 countries, a tradefair cannot get more global than this. Ambiente is a traditional sourcing ground for buying houses worldwide; it is the preferred ground […]

Decor Basics, Decor Stores, Festive Decor, Home decor, Home Tours

Sihasn: Minimalist functional furniture upholstered in dramatic Indian fabrics!

 

 A few years back I was introduced to a duo of Kutchi weavers. Their simplicity and openness touched me, their zest for life, for music and for their art form inspired me. They are so passionate about their art, that the looming doom of shutting down (in the wake of […]

Artists, Decor Basics, DIYs, Festive Decor, Home decor, Home Tours

Living Coral: 6 Ideas to use the Pantone Color of the Year in Decor

 

 When Pantone announced the color of the year, I was beside myself with joy. The colour of the year 2019 – Living Coral – is the colour of the design on my blog’s masthead! How cool is that! The colour of the year is fresh, exciting and opens up untold […]