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Decor Resolutions for 2016
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by on January 14, 2016August 16, 2018

Decor Resolutions for 2016

2015 was a year filled with “first times”, experiments and new challenges in terms of design. I took up some design projects, advised on a few other and the experience is definitely going to make the new year a lot easier to deal with. So its time for some resolutions for the new year. Decor...

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DIY Feature Wall – Makeover story
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by on November 30, 2015September 14, 2018

DIY Feature Wall – Makeover story

A feature wall can be a focal point in any room. Here is a quick, easy and budget friendly DIY Feature wall that I created.  My current office is a box shaped space with no interesting architectural elements and ran the risk  of being too office’y. I needed a beautiful warm space where I could...

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Cleaning Candles: How to care for candles
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by on September 11, 2015August 16, 2018

Cleaning Candles: How to care for candles

Cleaning candles is a tricky thing. The wax is greasy and dust tends to stick further, but with just a little care they can be as good as new. I love candles! Candles make the easiest and most dramatic decor element in a home. They are a must have in every home. I’ve never met...

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You know you are a DIY Addict when….
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by on May 28, 2015September 14, 2018

You know you are a DIY Addict when….

1. You dont have a junk drawer, its a junk cupboard. Every time you find some “interesting” trash, you start exercising your grey cells thinking of what can be done with it. Nothing according to you is a waste. In-spite of the fact that there is already so much trash filled in your DIY closet, you...

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World Heritage Day @ The Bangalore Fort
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by on April 28, 2015August 16, 2018

World Heritage Day @ The Bangalore Fort

Located in one of the busiest (and not so popular among visitors) parts of Bangalore, the Bangalore fort was almost fighting for identity. Its close proximity to the city market must be one of its drawbacks coz regular tourists don’t prefer to go into the crowded market area with almost zero parking spots and an...

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The National Gallery of Modern Art NGMA
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by on April 17, 2015September 14, 2018

The National Gallery of Modern Art NGMA

Old Bangaloreans know that a ton of its heritage homes and public buildings have been sacrificed in the name of developing modern infrastructure. But the good news is, whatever are left have been fiercely protected by its citizens.  Recently when the 150 yrs old Balabrooie guest house faced demolition threat, there was wide spread resentment...

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Re-Purpose Stories – Use it up!
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by on March 25, 2015August 16, 2018

Re-Purpose Stories – Use it up!

In keeping up with my Decor Resolution of using what I have and making sure I throw away very little, here is a tiny DIY project that I took up. I have always considered myself a black thumb person. I have successfully managed to kill every single plant that I have tried to grow or...

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Spaces I have lived in – Four
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by on March 23, 2015August 16, 2018

Spaces I have lived in – Four

This home was the coziest and most loved home in every way. It has seen extremes of emotions, crazy ecstatic happiness to hopeless depression. This is also the home where i got married, which means its the last of the Bachelorette pads before moving into my husbands house. The living and dining were a single...

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Spaces I have lived in – Three
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by on March 2, 2015August 16, 2018

Spaces I have lived in – Three

Living in a house that had very little natural light, got me craving for sunshine. I also discovered that I liked nice crisp white colour on most (not all) of my walls. So when my mum decided to move in with me, I had to find a two bedroom apartment. I took a little longer...

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