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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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A Gallery Wall of Unusual Things
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by on March 9, 2018September 14, 2018

A Gallery Wall of Unusual Things

This post is about a Gallery wall that I created with some odds and ends that I have collected during the course of my life. This look can be achieved by anyone from a student to a seasoned collector. I get asked a lot about the gallery wall along my staircase wall. Initially, it was...

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DIY – How to get a distressed look? Wet Distressing
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by on January 30, 2018August 16, 2018

DIY – How to get a distressed look? Wet Distressing

This post is about how you can achieve an aged and distressed look using a method called Wet Distressing. It can be used on wooden artifacts or even furniture. Here I have tried it on a pair of wooden candle holders.  This is the second method of Distressing that I have tried and I must...

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Water Lamp
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by on October 16, 2017September 14, 2018

Water Lamp

This post is about how you can make a lamp out of a glass bowl and a few things that you may have lying around the house. Things you will need to make water Lamp:- A Transparent Glass bowl Pebbles (colored or natural) Water Cotton Wicks Plastic sheet (can be cut from a restaurant takeout...

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DIY: Clay Lotus Candle Holder
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by on October 13, 2017September 14, 2018

DIY: Clay Lotus Candle Holder

This post is about how you can make your own Lotus Candleholder using air dry clay. This the also the first post by Padma who is a part of Team Preethi Prabhu.  Ma’am (Preethi Prabhu) is the inspiration for all my DIY’s. An idea that runs through my mind, I share it with her and...

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DIY Kalamkari Carpet Planter Basket
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by on August 31, 2017September 14, 2018

DIY Kalamkari Carpet Planter Basket

We see gorgeous dhurrie planters in images of homes around the world but they are hard to come by here in India. This 10 minute DIY is simple to make, but has tons of style. If you dint have to measure and cut, it would be a 2 minute DIY and you will be surprised...

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My TOP 5 Favorite DIY’s
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by on June 26, 2017September 14, 2018

My TOP 5 Favorite DIY’s

Everyone has their own way of relaxing and unwinding and mine is to create something. My DIY time is the “me time” and if you see me irritated and wanting to bite your head off, its coz I haven’t created something for a long time. DIY is not always about saving money, there are times...

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Day 9 – DIY Plywood shelf
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by on June 13, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 9 – DIY Plywood shelf

Left over plywood is a situation in every construction site, even when you get small pieces of furniture made, there is always some left over ply that is considered waste and dumped in trash. While I need to think of what to make with small bit, slightly big pieces can be put to use immediately....

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Day 7: DIY Teen Room Display
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by on June 12, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 7: DIY Teen Room Display

Here is another quick DIY to display all the stuff that teenagers hoard and want in their room. I think a teens room is a place where you can go completely crazy and do all types of budget DIY and change it in a few days, coz they will love to have something new. What...

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Day 6: DIY Spray Painted Decoratives
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by on June 8, 2016September 14, 2018

Day 6: DIY Spray Painted Decoratives

Hectic weekdays followed by no rest weekends resulting in hectic weekdays again is the reason for the posts spill over. However, the committed 30 Days of DIY is going to happen and Day 6 & 7 will be published today so I am back on track. A DIY Decor Enthusiast needs to make a few...

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