Home Design with Dipa Desai

Your home is a reflection of your family. The colours, the artefacts, the books in shelves tell stories of your life, your likes and dislikes. I am no ‘homestyling’ guru but…

Pom-Pom is Happiness!

Sometimes, a plain  white scarf, a simple linen saree, a hat, all look ‘lonely’ in my opinion, as if looking out for a hug, and I reckon, the best way to…

Dhurries & Cushions: It’s Springtime!

Spring is almost here and what better way to welcome it than with light, handwoven ‘dhurries’ aka cotton (mostly!) rugs and colourful cushions in your home.  Rewind a few decades,  and…

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…

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…

Dress your home

Festive Season Alert!! Were you that ‘someone’, who happened to be not prepared for festivities in the month of August? Did they just catch you unawares? Well, if in the off chance, this…

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…

Home Linen carnival

It’s time to get your hands dirty and get scrubbing…Clean your home, all the nooks and corners…Oh! it is so satisfying and if you can trust others to clean as…

Dining room Styling tips

The Dining room and the kitchen are the heart of your home, especially, if you happen to have a kitchen-diner! In my opinion, a dining room needs a lot of love…

Bollywood ‘ish-style’ in your home

Bollywood cushions, posters, mugs, scarves and even sarees! There is something about Indians living overseas (and I am pretty sure Indians in India too) and their love for Bollywood! A…