Category: DIY

Day 5 – DIY Mixed Media Art
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by on June 6, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 5 – DIY Mixed Media Art

This officially should qualify for a five minute DIY (Provided you have an abstract art piece already), coz that is how much time it took me. From my understanding, Mixed Media Art, is an art form that combines various forms in one piece. For example, paint, metal mural and paper collage, if they are present...

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Day 4 – DIY Painting Laminate Furniture
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by on June 4, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 4 – DIY Painting Laminate Furniture

Nothing sticks to laminate, and changing them to a different one is an expensive affair. Sometime ago, I did some experiments with different laminate furniture I had at home. The result was published on Housedelic on different ways to upgrade old laminate furniture to look modern and classy. One of the methods was to paint...

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Day 3 – DIY Painted Terracotta
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by on June 3, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 3 – DIY Painted Terracotta

After 2 DIY’s that take a few hours to complete, here is on that provides instant gratification. Every time I am trying out a new color on my walls or for a client, I am mighty excited. I am even more excited when I have some leftover wall paint. So this DIY is super easy...

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Day 2 -DIY Decoupaged Table
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by on June 2, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 2 -DIY Decoupaged Table

My dining table is a find from an online local classified website. I picked it up from an old couple who wanted to make more space. The table was in good condition, but the chairs were ugly beyond everything. The thought of even trying to do something with them was depressing me, so when I...

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Day 1 -DIY Paint your Accent wall 
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by on June 1, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 1 -DIY Paint your Accent wall 

I wanted the first post of the series “30 days of DIY” to make a huge impact to the space, this DIY is very easy and doable with a little guidance. Lots of people think painting a wall is a very tedious job, its not! Moreover, it can be a lot of fun. Lets get to...

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DIY Madhubani Inspired Mural for Monika
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by on May 17, 2016September 14, 2018

DIY Madhubani Inspired Mural for Monika

This post is about a DIY Madhubani Inspired mural we did for a friend Monika. It was a day well spent with a mural as a reminder of happy time together.  Last year around the same time, Shruti and Me planned a Mural for Monika for her front porch. The mural we hear became world...

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A 10 minute DIY for Office Decor
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by on March 22, 2016September 14, 2018

A 10 minute DIY for Office Decor

A 10 minute DIY to dress up an empty wall in your office space or home office. This is a super easy and almost zero investment idea ever.  The idea of dressing up a wall and seeing the transformation almost instantly is a very thrilling one. Also when you have a lot of wall space...

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DIY – Paper Organizer
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by on March 15, 2016September 14, 2018

DIY – Paper Organizer

Shruti ordered some very cost-effective plastic boxes from amazon to store all the tiny craft supplies she had. They came in very sturdy boxes, that we instantly know we could put it to some good use. We measured the boxes and realized they were perfect for anything that is A4 size, so we set out...

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DIY – Pens and paints organizer
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by on March 14, 2016September 14, 2018

DIY – Pens and paints organizer

The hardware store is a great place to look for raw material for DIY. Building material is economical and also long lasting and can be worth the effort and the money. Here is a simple DIY we tried for the pens and paint bottles that provided plenty of room for more. What we used 5inch...

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DIY Pendant lights – Re purpose stories
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by on February 9, 2016September 14, 2018

DIY Pendant lights – Re purpose stories

Pendant lights can be expensive and yet not unique. Here is a quick DIY pendant lights idea.  If it wasn’t for waking up early on a Sunday morning and driving the distance, I would have been at the Bangalore Sunday market, every week. It happens on the BVK Iyengar Road every Sunday and getting there...

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