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Amritha Karnakar is a practicing architect from Mumbai, India. Her house is a nurtured garden built with a lot of love and passion by her Late father Dr.Sachin Karnakar and mother Mrs.Vrinda Karnakar. It is a mix of their love for antiques and artifacts with their passion for gardening. Every plant, whether big or small has been treated like their own baby. The house with a terrace on the 6th floor is an ideal example…

Meet Neha settled in Melbourne Australia – ZbH loves her sense of style and sense of colours. Neha says she likes to categorise her style as decorating with memories. Over to Neha with her home decor tips : ” I like my home to reflect who I am, what my journey has been, what I have loved. I have filled it up with objects that hold a special meaning to me to create a space…

“Beauty of style, harmony, and grace solemnly depends on simplicity and an Indian woman draped in pleated saree symbolizes the essence of raw beauty and simplicity.”   India has been a home to some of the most exquisite fabrics since time immemorial, boundaries of which boasts their exclusivity. The traditional Indian saree is one which is neither machine made, nor the fabric of which is imported from other countries. The traditional handloom sarees thus form…

Justina Blakenley in her book  The New Bohemians describes a “Folksy Bohemian” as – When a home is so full of arts and crafts that it blurs the lines between maison and museum , you’ve entered the home of a folksy bohemian . Their homes revolve around family . Heirlooms and keepsakes take center stage. Every piece of art comes with a story of a grandmother or a quirky family trip. Packed with tales of…

Hemal loves warm colors and interesting play of textures which comes out beautifully in her house.  She also does not like her house to be “picture perfect” ( but when you see the pictures you will realise how picture perfect it is !). “For me, the lived in feel is very important to be at ease.I’m always partial to handmade stuff! Textiles, woodwork, pottery, all kinds of handmade things find lots of love in our…

Nivedita’s design sensibilities are charming and mimimalistic. This decor has traditional Indian elements yet quite contemporary. I am going to hand it over to her to talk about her inspiration, but first her choice of music to be played with this post  here :) I am based in London. My husband and I moved here 2 years back and are loving the city! My love for aesthetics is largely inherited. My parents’ appreciation for…

I admire Disha’s sense of interior styling and her attention to detail. From her beautiful garden , to collections to Buddhas and her lovely work space. Over to Disha but first listen to her choice of music here : Thanks Ila for inviting me here. It’s always a pleasure to meet like-minded people no matter offline or online. I am Disha, married to a wonderful person who is wind beneath my wings and mother to…