Category: DIY

DIY Changing Upholstery – Type 2
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by on February 26, 2019February 26, 2019

DIY Changing Upholstery – Type 2

This post is about how we re did a fully upholstered sofa chair. The procedure will not be the same for all chairs, but this should give you an idea to get started. This is not a step by step guide kind of post. I have realized that I am starting every DIY blog post...

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3 Super Easy DIY’s for a Boho Home
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by on February 7, 2019February 8, 2019

3 Super Easy DIY’s for a Boho Home

We’ve been experimenting a lot with different things in the studio. Trying our hands at redoing a fully upholstered chair, DIY with supplies that are easily available in the Indian household. The DIY’s featured here are for our upcoming living room makeover. Initially I was planning to post these DIY’s separately, then I realized they...

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DIY – Cage Pendant Lamp
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by on January 24, 2019January 24, 2019

DIY – Cage Pendant Lamp

This is another super easy DIY that anyone can do using kabab skewers. I had seen this idea on Pintrest or Youtube I am not too sure, hence not able to tag the source. This one is my version of that DIY.  Another one of those DIY’s that I just had to try just so...

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DIY – Antique Finish Picture Frame
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by on January 17, 2019January 17, 2019

DIY – Antique Finish Picture Frame

This post is about how you can turn an ordinary picture frame into an ornate one with details. When I posted a question on what should I DIY next, someone said antique frames and I suddenly had this idea. Also, the antique finish paper created in last weeks DIY needed I have been dabbling with...

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DIY – Faux Antique Paper
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by on January 10, 2019January 10, 2019

DIY – Faux Antique Paper

This post is about how you can make ordinary colored paper or handmade paper look like a hundred year old without much effort. It can be done by kids or adults, and using ingredients that are available in every household. One of the things I really enjoy doing is executing an idea that is in...

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by on October 12, 2018October 12, 2018

DIY – Stencil Making for a Multi colored Motif

This Post is about how you can make your own stencil to print multicolored block print like motifs. The stencil can then be used on walls, on furniture and even on fabric. I’ve been block print crazy for like ever now. I even took a one month intensive course of wood block printing. It was...

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DIY – Textured Wall
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by on August 8, 2018August 16, 2018

DIY – Textured Wall

This post is about how I achieved the rosette textured wall finish on my dining space wall. I learnt the basic technique from my friend Girija while I was assisting her with a mural, then I added my own touch.  I wasn’t planning on turning it into a blog post, so some intermediate pictures are missing,...

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The Lamps I Made
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by on May 1, 2018September 14, 2018

The Lamps I Made

This post is about some of the lamps that I have made in the past that I absolutely adore. Also announcing some new developments at PreethiPrabhu.com here. A few weeks ago I was generally ranting on my Instagram stories about how I am hitting a dead end in terms of taking the blog forward. Even...

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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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