Fabrics – Sew, Make, Buy

I love fabrics and having grown up having most of my clothes stitched, fabric shops have a special place in my heart. Choosing patterns in a shop, handing it over…

Handmade at the Kew – II

I was at the beautiful Kew Gardens last friday, specifically at the Handmade in Britain exhibit and what a fantastic day it was! I had never, ever seen such a…

Dining tables

Whoever said dining tables were only created for the purpose of meal times, was only partially correct. In my home, it is the focal point of most activity; from serving as…

Light up your home

‘A million conversations in my mind, some nutty, some silly, about the lights I hope to find…‘ This search extended to the virtual space on the internet, where I explored the…

Maharashtra ka khana

Many, many years ago, while I was still in school, summer vacations meant time to travel (just like it is with school-goers today!). One such vacation was spent travelling to…

Home Styling: 5 ways to add the Rajasthani razzmatazz

Living in Delhi has huge benefits, being close to Rajasthan is one of them. A long weekend off is all you need to drive off to Jaipur (one of my…

The Ganjifa Cards: Craft Revival

Who doesn’t like a good card game? Remember the long summer afternoons that were spent playing card games while guzzling down large amounts of  ‘neebu-pani’ and ‘Rasna’ with your cousins and…

Tête-à-tête with blown glass

It’s Diwali in less than two weeks and the project I have undertaken, well, the one I take on every year around this time, about giving my home a new look is…

Tarusa: Handcrafted luxury

Last week, I visited the grand IHGF, which was tucked away, far away in Greater Noida, but every worth of that long journey was so worth it. I was spellbound by…

Patachitra: Not just another folk art

A couple of years back, on one of my visits to Kolkata, I happened to walk past Elgin Road on a sunday evening and stopped to hear some extremely melodious music….