Home decor

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. […]

Drool: Art pillows with a zing!

The easiest and the smartest way to spruce up your living room décor is to add bright, colorful and unique, one-of-a-kind cushions. If you can lay your hands on Kim’s designer art pillows, be assured that you will have something to set the conversation going. Kim Wilson is an art […]

Window frame from Trash to Treasure

Here is a wonderful makeover idea from an American children’s clothes designer, Gretchen Schock-Skovron. Gretchen always had this great idea of using an old window frame as part of her interior decor. When she finally saw one going free, she wasted no time taking it home. This is what it […]

Salvaged door gets a stunning makeover!

Some people have this amazing knack of creating something out of nothing! Recycled products are a rage among green lovers. While it’s easy to buy recycled products from stores, the high you get when you create them can simply not be matched. Craftynest blogger, Monica has the skill of turning […]