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DIY: How to get a Distressed Look? Dry Brushing!
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by on December 19, 2017September 14, 2018

DIY: How to get a Distressed Look? Dry Brushing!

This post is about how you can achieve an aged and distressed look using a method called dry brushing. It can be used on wooden artifacts or furniture. Here I have tried it on a wooden decorative and a side table. I have been fascinated with distressed furniture for a very long time now that...

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5 things that had my heart at the Hundred Hands collective
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by on December 1, 2017August 16, 2018

5 things that had my heart at the Hundred Hands collective

A Hundred Hands is a nonprofit trust whose mission is to help those directly involved in the creation of handmade art, crafts, and homemade foods,  earn a fair and sustainable livelihood from their work. I don’t miss the Hundred Hands collective that happens every year and I always have time set aside to visit the...

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DIY – Changing Upholstery Type 1
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by on November 28, 2017September 14, 2018

DIY – Changing Upholstery Type 1

This post is about how you can change the upholstery of chairs that have the seat and backrest fixed to a frame with screws. We will get to the slightly complicated one in a different post. If you keep in mind a few simple steps, you can change the upholstery of any chair or sofa...

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DIY Decorator – Hanging Art
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by on November 20, 2017August 16, 2018

DIY Decorator – Hanging Art

Art can have a huge impact on our life when you live with them. It’s the shortest vacation that you can take. All you need to do is stare at it for a while, look at all the little details, look how the colors are blending with each other or just stare at the canvas....

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The Better Homes and Garden Magazine Feature
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by on November 18, 2017September 14, 2018

The Better Homes and Garden Magazine Feature

“This post is about how I went about doing up the teen room set up with exposed filament lights for the Better Homes and Garden magazine that was published in October 2017.  If you look into my media page, this isn’t my first media or magazine feature, but certainly was the most special one. I’ll...

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5 ways to Make your Cushions more Fluffy
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by on November 3, 2017August 16, 2018

5 ways to Make your Cushions more Fluffy

This post is about how you can make full up your existing cushions more fluffy, and if you cannot, how to make your cushions fill up.  I have noticed that even the best quality cushions can go a little flat if you are a very regular user. Leaning against them everyday kind of flattens them...

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DIY Decorator – White Dinnerware
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by on November 2, 2017August 16, 2018

DIY Decorator – White Dinnerware

Starting a new series for the people who want to be on top of their decorating game on their own but could use a little help. Small nifty tips that can take the look from ah to aahhaa. I am calling it the DIY Decorator series. Let’s see how far we go with it. I...

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5 Ways to have a Safe and Sustainable Diwali
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by on October 13, 2017August 16, 2018

5 Ways to have a Safe and Sustainable Diwali

This post is about how you can have a Safe and sustainable Diwali, have a ball without spending a lot of money. Also in the process you will be an Earth Warrior and save the planet from the comfort of your home.  1. Switch to oil diyas. Apart from being one of the safest ways to...

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The Science Behind Diwali
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by on October 11, 2017September 14, 2018

The Science Behind Diwali

This post is on some of my findings about the non spiritual & non mythological reason behind the celebration of Diwali. While I am not claiming that it is one hundred percent accurate, it surely felt logical to me. Read on coz I am talking pure science here.  I am a strong believer that our...

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Dasara 2017
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by on October 9, 2017September 14, 2018

Dasara 2017

This post is about my Dasara Celebrations for the the year, the open house I hosted for my Instagram followers in my studio. You can also read about my Dasara dolls display and what it means to me.  I am still not over my Dasara Celebrations and the joy it brought, that writing a post...

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