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By Anjum Choudhry Nayyar Diwali, the festival of lights is one of my favourite times of the year. The food prep, the gift prep, the pujas, the family parties and the mithai boxes can be so much fun bu...
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Nothing fills me with as much joy as coming across a fabulous lampshade or a fantastic piece of furniture from a source that not many know of. From beautiful chopping boards to ergonomic furniture tailored for small spaces; from cutesy cutlery to heart melting fabric -- I am a sucker for finds and this year has been exceptionally good for me, thanks to a few brilliant Indian brands…
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It will be perhaps a little to hyperbolic to declare 'furniture maketh a man', but it is true that a everything from your writing table to the gardens chairs say a lot about your aesthetics. If you ar...
Here are three broad colour trends that will more or else define 2016 and ahead. If you are painting your home or giving it an uplift with new upholstery, you might want to take a look at what designers from around the world are banking on.
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Successful lighting keeps to the backstage and complements the décor. A good illumination design is like makeup. You must use it in such a way that it should highlight beautiful features and not the light or makeup itself.
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Completely hand-drawn and -painted, Madhubani, Warli, Gond and Pattachitra art have years of tradition behind them. Incorporated as wall hangings or in accessories such as lampshades and decorative boxes, these ancient folk art traditions add pops of colour, whimsy and an ethnic aesthetic.
I get the urge to do something special with my space as soon as autumn settles in and the fragrance of jasmine rekindles my memories of childhood and happy festivities. For me, this somewhat nostalgic urge is about making the home speak the language of the festival of lights -- fresh, warm, inviting, happy, awash in colours and patterns. Here is an easy checklist and some handy tips to make sure your home reflects all the cheer of the season of celebrations.
It's not like you need any particular reason to drink wine this party season, but we'll give you one anyway: after you have drank all that wine, you can use the empty bottles to light up your house. W...
While you can sit and blame your evil boss and sulk all day long as to how tyrannical these people are, we'd rather ask you to go on a date with our super-simple, easy last-minute Christmas decorating ideas that'll effortlessly bring in the Christmas cheer. The choice is yours, these are some pretty awesome hacks and we are so not sulking this Christmas!