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…] about Vintage Furniture in Mumbai
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…] about Green Gifts For Her
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…] about Dreamcatchers with Soul Works
The olfactory system or the sense of smell has the power to shape our moods, behaviour and even decisions. Certain Scents and Fragrances have the capacity to surround us , transport us to other places, to inspire us , relax us , make us happy ,boost creativity or sometimes even irritate us and all simply because it alters our perception of a space . Home Fragrances have come a long way from incense , essential oils , fresh flowers , potpourri to room sprays , scented candles , reed diffusers and ultrasonic diffusers . Today, candles have become personal and an absolute accessory for a well done home or well styled event for they add not only scent but also colour , texture and ambiance to a space. [Read more…] about Choosing Luxury Candles With Petricor Fragrances
John Keats “Ode to The Nightingale ” reads , ” Away! away! for I will fly to thee, Not charioted by Bacchus and his pards, But on the viewless wings of Poesy,” The sense of sound and smell have the power to transport us back to nostalgic memories , memories that are often happy yet have a feeling of yearning associated with them. Be it the song of a Koel before rains or the incessant chirping of House Sparrows that reminds you of the bird houses you made as a child to keep them as pets . [Read more…] about Home Decor With Song Of India
Wedding Decor With Indie Eco Candles. Weddings by the sea or landscaped gardens , during the day or at night below the stars are made all the more romantic and memorable by infusing life and character through flowers , lamps and candles. Candles have always been a hot favourite amongst the ladies for the fragrance and ambience it provides but even while selecting candles there are a few things to kept in mind .Opting for natural vegetable candles have its benefits over candles that contain paraffin in them. At Indie Eco Candles, all candles are handcrafted with natural vegetable wax and infused with purest essential oils. [Read more…] about Wedding Decor With Indie Eco Candles.