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 […]
Tag: Home interiors
Whimsical art that springs out of your photo album!
Have you been looking high and low for that stunning piece of art that will transform your decor (and not cost a bomb)? Well, look no further than your own photo albums. Pick up the most precious one, and send it across to Paint my Life, a studio run by […]
House Tour: The uniquely styled Manhattan apartment owned by Garry Jensen and Elena Bertinetto
I wish all my compatriots a very happy Republic Day! I am in Mangalore, my home town, which is filled with so many beautiful homes and structures. I am dying to shoot them and share them with you, but with my favorite camera not working, the pictures will have to […]
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 […]
Color me pretty – featuring the home of a young Swedish designer.
I’m back after an extended X’mas break, and I so look forward to another new year of blogging and reading. This is the perfect time to share with you some really awesome pics of Lisa’s designing efforts. She is 25 and lives in Sweden, studies art and design and likes […]
Pretty potpourri X’mas pouches
Make beautiful potpourri pouches for your X’mas trees. They will not only look interesting, but will smell good too! Many thanks to Cristina and her niece Inês who have worked really hard putting this tutorial together for us. To make these beautiful potpourri pouches you will need: – 2 pieces […]
Using flowers in your ethnic decor..
Flowers brighten up even the dullest corners. But there’s a wee bit more you can do. Combine flowers with your ethnic ware – pots, statues, artifacts and crafts – and the effect is unbelievably stunning! Like so. Chandan Dubey Kaberi Kar Gupta Chandan Dubey Chandan Dubey Chandan Dubey Chandan Dubey […]
Despite knowing the value of using eco-friendly products, we often don’t end up buying them either because they are highly priced, lack aesthetics, or sometimes, because they are simply ‘different’. So, I felt rather serendipitous when I chanced upon Vivaterra.com, an eco products site that blends great colors, designs and […]
God is in Small Details!
‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ – Napoleon Bonaparte Judith Thibaut is a well known interior designer whose work has been featured in a couple of décor magazines and television. Her focus is to create a relaxed, uncluttered personal expression while giving her clients a home with a soul. […]
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 […]