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5 Awesome and Low Budget Ways to Buying Vintage Furniture and Household Items in Mumbai

5 Awesome and Low Budget Ways to Buying Vintage Furniture and Household Items in Mumbai

5 Awesome and Low Budget Ways to Buying Vintage Furniture and Household Items in Mumbai

It is incredible how certain odours and textures can bring back old forgotten memories in an instant . The smell of wood , fizzing noise of an old radio or the dialling sound of an old rotary telephone can spurt bygone stories and be a topic of great discussions . While walking the Old Furniture Market at Oshiwara , I got reminded of one such memory . It was my grandmother’s Victorian Styled Dressing Table that I’d always request her to pass to me as a hand me down . I’m not sentimentally attached to items but the furniture market just brought back a gush of beautiful memories of all the items I saw while growing up . I could not contain the excitement of everything I learnt from the art collector and decided to share my experiences by showing you 5 Awesome and Low Budget Ways to Buying Vintage Furniture and Household Items in Mumbai . Read More »

Decor,Fashion,Green Beauty,Handmade,Home Decor,Natural Beauty Products

Green Gifts For Her

Green Gifts For Her .

Green Gifts For Her

Swapping to a cleaner lifestyle cannot happen overnight unless you are ready to spend a fortune by replacing everything you have with everything  you would want to buy . Forcing others or being too righteous about our choices is not the best example either . However, gifting a loved one with a greener product can help them explore and experience for themselves the benefits of cleaner items over products laden with harsh chemicals as ingredients. For all of us who have taken a pledge to start 2018 clean , here are 5 Green Gifts for Her . Read More »

Green Beauty,Natural Beauty Products

Winter Bathing Ritual with Ayca

Winter Bathing Ritual with Ayca

Winter Bathing Ritual with Ayca

Winter is a great time for connection with loved ones , good food , warmth and getting cosy beside the fire. However , the skin definitely goes for a complete toss . Regardless of your skin type ,we all desire for supple and well hydrated skin but the dry air during Winters , takes away the thin layer of oil that traps moisture in the skin . The result ? Dry , irritated and itchy skin .  I’m one of those people who prefer the feet and hands to be especially well hydrated and in fact everyone in my family thinks I am obsessed with body creams .  Well , I have my reasons . Read More »

Handmade

Dreamcatchers with Soul Works

Dreamcatchers with Soul Works

Dreamcatchers with Soul Works

Dreamcatchers have been a hot favourite with everyone for the past couple of years , especially the ones inclined towards being ‘ free – spirited ‘ . However, the dream catcher originated in the Ojibwa Nation, but were later adopted by the Lakota and other American Indian tribes .There are many interpretations to the dream catcher legend, some of which say both the good and bad dreams are captured and some which say the good dreams slide down the feather to those sleeping below. Although , there are many varieties of dreamcatchers available both online as well as offline , the quality and the designs  differ from one brand to another .After having tried a couple of them myself , I finally got hold of a Soul Works Dream catcher . Read More »

Fashion

Chirita And The Women Weavers Of The Hills.

Chirita And The Women Weavers Of The Hills.

Chirita And The Women Weavers Of The Hills.

Chirita And The Women Weavers Of The Hills.

One of the best things about winters,  other than  snuggling in the bed and watching our favourite movies or going out with friends , is the chance to flaunt some pieces of  fine clothing. For somebody like me,  who has this natural inclination towards natural fabrics and handmade products , I can say that I have got my hands on something very tasteful.

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