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Sofa Stunts: Styling with easy tricks and peppy cushions

We spend lots of time in picking the right sofa for our drawing/living room, invest in matching throw pillows and then forget about it for the next couple of years. Alas! Isn’t that a sad way to treat that special sofa you bought with so much thought? Here are some simple tricks to refresh your... Continue Reading →

Serving your Starters

Starters or hors d’oeuvres are those light, typically bite-sized snacks that you serve ahead of the main meal. Scrumptious starters can almost guarantee happy guests and raving reviews. And in cocktail parties your guests could end up consuming more of the starters than the actual meal; so it makes sense to do some bit of planning for... Continue Reading →

Charming Cups and Mugs for your Monsoon Cuppa

The monsoon is here to cool our land and hearts! The chill weather and refreshing drizzles leave us craving for a cuppa very often!! Whether its a quick cup over at your work desk or a long, lazy one at the balcony, the choice of your cup can add a great deal of fun and... Continue Reading →

Featured Designer – Mukta Sharma

Kanhai, headed by the talented ex-photographer Mukta Sharma, offers wide collection of beautiful gifts, home accessories and lighting by stringing colourful glass beads on brass wire! When we decided to kick start the Featured Designer series for the year, the dreamy, joyful accessories of Kanhai seemed like the best choice! Read on for some exclusive peeps into Mukta’s design journey and challenges…... Continue Reading →

Micro Makeovers for the Festive Season!

My favorite time of the year is here again…The excitement starts with the nine day Navaratri festival and builds up all through Diwali to Christmas and finally New Years! A lot of this excitement I must admit is channeled towards redoing my personal space for the festive season! As always, I have a lot of... Continue Reading →

Adorable Bookmarks!

Kanhai’s adorable bookmarks are a hot favorite among Zaarga customers! One of them recently told us how much she is in love with these! “I just adore these bookmarks…I ordered this as a gift for my book lover friend and she totally loved it! It comes in a beautiful packaging and the trinket looks absolutely... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Spotlight: Serving Dishes with Playing Cards motif

  The festival season is well and truly underway in India. Soon, the nine nights of Navrathri will be upon us, followed by Bakrid and a fortnight later, the mother of Hindu festivals, Diwali. And with the season, comes the parties to celebrate the night(s) away. This year, for your Diwali theen paththi night, we... Continue Reading →

Micro Makeovers – Balcony Decorating Ideas

Continuing our series on micro makeovers, we now fix our spotlight on an underutilized space in most houses – the balcony. Most of us start the day running as soon as the alarm rings ! Why not grab a few moments of Zen and some sunshine to kick-start the frantic day ahead? The balcony, however small it may... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Spotlight: Dressy Brocade Clutch

The wedding season has well and truly set in and every week sees a new invitation for an engagement do / wedding / mehendi / after-wedding party landing on the mat. And nothing sets off your dressy Kanjeevaram silks and designer sarees better than this uber elegant and dressy brocade clutch purse. Made of a... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Spotlight: Gold Plated Bowl

I was happily browsing the Zaarga site this morning when I came across this gorgeous thing under “Recently added” (no wonder it escaped my notice till now!) – this delicate and utterly beautiful gold plated bowl! You have to stop whatever you are doing and just look at the precious thing! Made of brass and... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Spotlight: Trendy Watches from Colori

Are you bored with week after week of looking at things to buy for the house? Prettying up the home and hearth is good but how about a little pampering for yourself too? Great idea, isn’t it? So, let’s take a look at the accessory no woman steps out of the home without – a... Continue Reading →

Micro Kitchen Makeovers!

Unwinding after a long day at work is something we start looking forward to, right from around lunch break. What better place to do this than in the environs of your own home? So it helps to come back to a fantastic space that ticks all the boxes namely – warm, pretty, airy, clean,... Continue Reading →