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 […]
The Festive Season is long, beautiful and colorful in India – just the way we like it! Here are the best of our festive articles!
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 […]
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 […]
I shopped on Amazon this Christmas!
Some pretty Christmas purchases from Amazon India!
Home Tour: A Decked Up Diwali with the Tyagis in Mumbai
For the past week or so I have been heavily but pleasantly distracted by Kajal’s Diwali posts. Her 2400 Sq ft home spread over 2 floors has always been under my radar for a home tour, and it looked even more dazzling with its adornments and embellishments! […]
Functional and Aesthetic Country Kitchens from By The Riverside
ALSO SCROLL DOWN TO READ 5 MYTHS ABOUT COUNTRY KITCHENS BUSTED! The charm and charisma of an old world country kitchen appeals to many of us. However, when it is finally time to install a kitchen, most of us think that a country kitchen is not practical and modular components […]
My Favourite Indian States translated into Decor Colour Palettes
I have been looking through Nerolac’s colour palettes and some of them are such beautiful blends of complementary and set-off colours grouped conveniently together. As I looked through my catalogues, idly wondering how they would fit into our country’s different regions. And that’s how this post came about, where I […]
Home Tour: Asha & Vidya Sagar’s Amazing Home built in the Old Style
Asha and Vidya Sagar’s home in Vijayawada, AP is special. They live here with their two daughters Kiranmai and Shrimahalakshmi, and their cute pup SeethaChari who they say, is like a son to them! The couple has an interesting story to tell, that I am keen on sharing simply because […]
QuickMix Christmas Fruit Cake
This Christmas, instead of an elaborate cake, we thought we would make this quick kid-friendly recipe, from an old cookbook for kids by Ursula Sedgwick. This cake suits me fine, because it does not contain alcohol, it does not contain nuts, and it doesn’t require pre-soaked fruit (please also scroll […]
5 Decor and Gift Must-Buys this Christmas
Oh the weather outside is frightful but the chai is so delightful, and since we’ve nowhere to go, let it scroll, let it scroll, let it scroll. Our little take on a lovely old Christmas Carol. Here are 5 CAREFULLY curated christmas gifts. Pull on some fuzzy socks, wrap those […]