Brown Paper DIY Planters

We have an open plan kitchen and the breakfast counter divides the space between the kitchen and the dining/living areas. I hate being cloistered in the kitchen when the rest of the family is outside. And I do end up spending a lot of time in there as I love to cook for my family. […]

Champa

This is Champa. She was my friend Swati Seth’s daughter. Rescued from Champa Galli in Delhi. She lived with Swati for 18 months before getting picked up by a leopard. But in those 18 months, she meant everything to Swati. Swati of The Color Caravaan has been doing stupendous work for many years now. We […]

What I wore – Patchwork Kurta to a sangeet

Recently I was invited to a¬† Sangeet ( pre-wedding celebration) and had to dress up. Well if you know me, you know I live in black kurtas and jeans. But black is considered inauspicious at celebrations and I had to wear colour and a ghagra as well! So this is what I came up with. […]

Muted and mellow – Suzani

An old metal trunk rusted in parts. Put together in a local shop in some distant¬†recesses of this land. Not with finesse but with purpose. Strong. So it can get the job done. To transport someone’s worldly goods across the country as he guards this great nations borders. That is the history this trunk carries. […]

Linked by a Jaali – the past and the future

This is one more of those old boxes that got a new lease of life. But before I get into that let me tell you – it is very similar to the one I use as my dining table. Just married and not much money, guests arriving – we needed to get creative. So Supreet […]