Inspiration On The Wall…

I have always been amused by the concept of having inspiration stare right back at you as you look at a previously empty space on the wall! Confused? Don’t worry I’m not referring to the paranormal, i’m in fact, wondering about wall decals that present themselves as inspiring quotes or phrases. Though some of them…

A New Beginning…

The past two weeks have been hectic to say the least. A lot of positive changes have taken place in the meantime, one of which is that my recharging sabbatical has come to an end and I’m getting back to working full-time. The other being, Kam and myself have decided to celebrate our second year…

The Key To Your Personal Space : Customised Products

The concept of personalising a space usually involves decor elements such as family photographs, home done art-work, family heirlooms and curios picked up on travels. But when I stumbled across this product, I knew it would make both a functional yet personal item at home.  The Personalised Key Holder I love the aquamarine ceramic tile…

Glassy Beauty

Glass is beautiful. Stained or coloured glass is stunning! I’m loving a recent trend of home decorating with stained bottles, coloured glass lamps and tea light holders. Glass vases have always been popular and even exorbitantly priced sometimes. But now the market has also made available, up-cycled glass bottles that might have held perfume or…

Green Cheer Inside Out!

I have used this beautiful ‘chundan vallam’ or a Snake Boat to hold some green in the living room. Painted Clay Pots to sport forever blooms and some that stay beautiful for a few days 😀

An All Encompassing Room

Does the concept of living in a single room that may be small or big, seem too confining and terrifies you? Well, with constantly evolving careers, city-hopping and ever increasing real estate costs, you might have to look at making your home in a single, mostly undivided room. This concept known popularly as the studio…

Quick Fix Weekends

Weekends are great for getting done quick fix projects around the house. It is awhile since I did these simple changes in my kitchen and have finally decided to share this successful fix. Have you ever found some decor/architectural issue around the house that seem to need a permanent solution that might require calling carpenters…

Small and Beautiful

Kathakali (classical dance form originating from Kerala) and traditional cow head fridge magnets done with such eye for detailing. Sometimes while doing up our homes, we realise that it is the small things that capture a big place in our hearts. Like maybe our kid’s doodles / pets’ paw prints or our parent’s black and…

Terrace Gardening

When we first started looking for a house – we pictured a nice two storied structure, that had a functional floor plan, design aesthetics and most importantly a patch of green. We also did find one such house, so what stopped us from buying it then? Well for one we were really keen on an…

I Wish For Rain And A Hot Cup Of Tea…

I sorely miss the rains in Bangalore… it seems like a really long time since the last drizzle. I long for the smell of wet earth, the cool breeze and the simple romance of drinking a hot cup of chai in the rain 🙂 Happy Weekend!