Polka on my mind

Colors are liberating! Bought a canvas long back but was scared to ruin it by trying something too ambitious, or even basic maybe. Exactly the opposite of what I should be thinking. I was never scared of using colors in my childhood. Never thought I would waste a sheet of paper by  getting it wrong….

The Mesmerizing Murals of Ramgarh

Homeprettifiers for me has so far been about interiors. But recently I visited a small town in Rajasthan, Ramgarh, that broadened my horizon and introduced me to the other side of pretty homes – its exteriors. Ramgarh is in the Shekhawati region, also known as the open art gallery of India. In the 19th century, this area  attracted…

Art Blossoms with Age: 3D Origami by a Fellow Prettifier

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” Pablo Picasso While I can just hope that as I age, I do not lose the art of imagination, I know a lady who has kept the artist in her alive even at the age of 65. She is my…

Mediterranean Memories: From Waste Wood to PhotoFrame

While cleaning my balcony the other day, I saw this waste piece of wood.It was love at first sight. I could only imagine one thing being made out of it-  a blue photoframe! Yes, blue. I always wanted a blue, wooden photorame. And I knew I would make it on my own; I just did not know…

Avoiding Side Effects of Facebook

I have a love-hate relationship with facebook. While I hate the run for likes and shares, which should never be my motive of sharing my work on the platform, I must say that I am not very good at avoiding the trap of this number game. I realized, not only this, facebook has one more side effect…

Paper lantern from fellow prettifier

Paper Lantern 16 October 2015. Tajinder Kaur This is the first guest post on homeprettifiers and the guest being my mom makes it all the more special. After all, she is the source of my creative genes. She visited me 2 days back. Seeing all the craft material lying around and keeping the spirit of…