Lifestyle

The art of buying your best bookshelf

If you belong to that crowd who wants to buy a bookshelf for either you or any of your loved ones, keep in mind the following useful tips and you would make the most satisfying purchase.

Christmas decorations to complete the festive season!

The seasonal tradition of decorating a Christmas tree is one of the most anticipated events every year.

Choosing the correct fabric for sofas

Choices of fabrics are probably considered one of the least concerning factors while buying a sofa. But they are just as important as the design, cushions and the pillows. There are a lot of options out there and it can get confusing sometimes.

'Decorate'-It-Yourself everyday!

‘Less is more' is the motto for modern day home décor. As a matter of fact, the idealised 21st century home is clutter-free and decorated with minimalist furniture.

Decorating a teenager's room

Thanks to Hollywood and other existing norms, we often relate teenagers and their rooms to be their den, a place for meditation and salvation, either flamboyantly decorated in hues of pink and peach, or overladen with clumsy posters of celebrities with loud music blaring from speakers.

Using flower as decor

From adding a pop of colours to complementing the subtle aesthetics of your homes, the art of flower arrangement is one that can instantly make your abode perk up. In fact, the Japanese have a whole artform called Ikebana, dedicated to the delicate art of flower arrangement. While you don't quite have to spend hours mastering

September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019

Jazz up your cubicle

Admit it, being stuck in a cubicle was not exactly what you imagined when you were writing ‘My Aim in Life’ as a second grader.

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

Of art and muse

But there is more to wall art than just beauty. For starters, art is a universally accepted way of people sharing their thoughts and feelings. It is a unique form of dialogue through which people share ideas and impressions without primarily using spoken language.

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

Decorating a teenager's room

Thanks to Hollywood and other existing norms, we often relate teenagers and their rooms to be their den, a place for meditation and salvation, either flamboyantly decorated in hues of pink and peach, or overladen with clumsy posters of celebrities with loud music blaring from speakers.

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

'Decorate'-It-Yourself everyday!

‘Less is more' is the motto for modern day home décor. As a matter of fact, the idealised 21st century home is clutter-free and decorated with minimalist furniture.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Divide and rule

A brilliant way to spice up your living space making it more useful is by adding more dimensions, and a great way to do that is through room dividers.

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Using flower as decor

From adding a pop of colours to complementing the subtle aesthetics of your homes, the art of flower arrangement is one that can instantly make your abode perk up. In fact, the Japanese have a whole artform called Ikebana, dedicated to the delicate art of flower arrangement. While you don't quite have to spend hours mastering

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Giving class to the glass

While we are always much excited to style ourselves in new clothes and makeup with the every season's trends, we seldom come up with ideas to decorate our living spaces. After all, home is where the heart is, and the décor of your home tells a great deal about yourself. A very simple technique used to give your house a creative makeover within a short budget is to play with

June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018

Bringing Out the Eid Spirit

Amidst all the divine chaos surrounding Eid preparations, the last one to get our attention is our home. Have you thought about what look you are going to give it? What ambiance will greet your guests? Or what interior will welcome you back from delicious food infused Eid get togethers? If not, it is still not too late to give it a thought. We got your back!

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Entrance Décor: Win Your Guest's Heart

The front door is definitely the first thing to an entryway, but is not something we can always change easily, especially if it is an apartment. What you can do is change its surroundings. Warm welcome signs are always nice, especially for guests. And so are wreaths; opt for faux flowers, or greens that add some life to boring old doors.

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Pro tips for a twenty-first century home

Start with the mise-en-scene. Like a movie set, the floor plan and lighting are vital to the decoration. A modern house has a strategic base; electronic lives now call for strategic power socket planning. Even the best seat in the house needs a charger for your phone nearby. Socket distances should be convenient to accessibility, and all of this must add to the aesthetics.