Moradabad: Lighting up the world

‘When I received my first paycheck from my now known day job, I spent it on a period craftsman chair and a Frank Lloyd Wright-wannabe lamp. With my second paycheck,…

Enliven with the Quirky

It’s almost coming to the end of summer and to be honest, I am looking forward to a bit of chill in the air, bursts of orange and stunning yellows,…

Madhubani magic: Bharti Dayal

Sometimes you see something so beautiful that it mesmerizes you for the rest of your life. You can close your eyes and the image is right in front of you,…

Vintage accents for your home

A busy week, and a busy weekend ahead!! With a packed schedule, sometimes we yearn for a bit of childhood fun, spending time with family and grandparents during the vacations…

Creating eclectic spaces with ease

Is having a ‘Vintage style’ eclectic home, the rage today? Or is it something that genuinely makes your house a home? The fact is that your home is a reflection…

Painting walls with inspiration from India

Wall murals and frescoes have been associated with Indian art forms for centuries. Folk art forms like Bhil, Gond, Warli and Mithila were initially painted on mud walls by rural women while…

Is your home looking for an English Makeover?

There is surely something about the look and feel of an English cottage. It’s cosy, it’s warm and just so welcoming. Having had the opportunity to stay in a few…

The colours of Channapatna

I look forward to the Dastakar fairs at Nature Bazar, New Delhi as they are a treasure-trove of brilliance in arts and crafts from all over India. I have been…

Light up in style with floor lamps

Lighting can enhance the colours of a room, create drama and even set the mood. All sorts of lights are used in a home, some hang from a ceiling, some find…

A little ‘Chettinad’ in your home

Last weekend, I met up with an old friend, whom I hadn’t seen for years! She invited me over to her gorgeous abode and we got chatting over a cup of…