Diwali Spruce

By Arbaysis Ashley

Lets look at a few small changes that you can make to quickly restyle your home for this diwali.

Wall paper some walls for example the wall behind the sofa seating in case of the bedroom ideally the wall behind the bed. For a fusion style select a wall paper with motifs, for a contemporary look straight lines, stripes solid colours. For a natural earthy look select from a range of jute, cork, bamboo finished wall papers. Some good wall paper stores are Elemento and Arte.

Pick up some throw cushions for your sofa seating these will add an accent to the seating. To add a dash of richness select some with shimmer fabric ,prints or even some sequence work throw cushion look very interesting. For a contemporary look use leather, solid colours or textures in fabrics.

Select from a range of bed linen coupled with main cushions and throw cushion to add a store for bed linen, is address homes. U can pick some very interesting ones in the price range of 5,000 to 20,000/-. You could also change the curtains keeping in mind if the select an ornate curtain, let your shears be plain. Silk, polyster organza and tissue work beautifully and give a very elegant feel . For the main curtains you can look at velvet, composite silk, suade for touch of class and luxary. Cottons can be used for fresh and informal relaxed look. Stores to pick address home, apartment -9

Last but not the least shop for accessories, place these in areas of focus, select a few but well crafted pieces which catch the eye. Select from a range of , metal, wood, acrylic, glass or even a fusion of materials. Throw in a few large accessories in empty spaces they add scale. Add some table or floor lamps strategically. You can even add in a chandelier to either create a rich or an electic look depending on the overall style.

Some good stores are address home, oma, silver oak .

Break your floor by adding rugs to your home specially in the living area to complete the seating. Rugs are available in some very interesting textures, materials and designs Bench craft is a good place to try for interesting rugs.




About the author

Arbaysis Ashley, co-founder of The Ashleys with fellow architect and partner wife Pooja. The holder of Bachelor Degree in Architecture degree from L. S. Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai. He had Achieved many awards like Best Thesis Award.

Name : Arbaysis Ashley