Easy Peasy Home made Holi Colours

Hi Everyone! Holi, the spring festival of colour is just 2 days away! How many of you are afraid of playing Holi because of all the horrible and harmful chemical colours? I know I used to break out in painful rashes after people rubbed chemical gulal (powder colour) on me. The solution? Use herbal colours….

Devjani’s Corner: The Many Uses Of Tea Cups

Hello! The time spent with my dear friend Indu is always enriching. She has taught me the real meaning of the word gratitude …a God fearing person, there is always “shukar”(Thank you) on her lips. Her house is a treat to the eyes and as an artist she manages to change the decor by moving…

Corallista’s Delhi Workshop on Make-Up Basics

Hello Everyone! As some of you know, I am a late entrant into the world of make-up. I’ve been largely on my own, trying to figure things out by watching DIY videos and playing around with the stuff in my dresser. So when Ankita of Corallista.com announced that she was conducting a workshop in Delhi, I…

Devjani’s Corner: DIY: Colourful Kettles

Hello!! Some time back saw these cheerful kettles hanging in the stairs on way to a restaurant… The plants just added that extra cheer. They were for sale and at an exorbitant price!! Yet, these are so doable at home.. You will need Aluminum kettles … They are available in various sizes A small piece…

Three Random Things Vol. 22

Hello Everyone! How has your weekend been? I’ve spent some time shopping and getting some new clothes stitched. You see, its less than 2 months away till Durga Puja! The festive season is here, so how are you preparing for it? Q1. What is the most important festival in your annual calendar? Answer: I am…

Three Random Things Vol. 21

Hello Everyone! A Happy Independence Day to you all! So lets look at some Independence Day memories… Q1. What’s you favourite independence Day activity? Answer: Flying kites with my girls! Q2. What are your earliest memories of Independence Day? Answer: As a kid where we stayed, there was a very active Resident Welfare Association. They…

Three Random Thoughts Vol. 20

Hello Everyone! How it rained in Delhi on Sunday!! I found myself bailing out water with a mug and bucket from the two balconies. The outflow of water was much slower than what was coming down from the skies!! So what are the random thoughts that hit me in the past week? Q1. How long…

Three Random Things Vol.19

Hi Everyone! Happy Monday! Yesterday was Friendship Day. When I was growing up, we did not really have these Friendship, Valentine’s, Mother’s or Father’s days or other such similar ‘Days’ that we observed and celebrated. Many argue that greeting card companies, especially Hallmark, actually thought up these days to boost sales of their products beyond…