5 step DIY Jewelry Organizer

Has this ever happened to you? You’re running late in the morning because you overslept (late night because too much work/drink/TV) – and as you frantically stumble through your morning routine, you throw open your jewellery box, scrabbling for a pair of earrings to match the outfit you threw on …

DIY: Potpourri

I’ve always loved potpourri, and I enjoy how it fills the room with a lovely aroma. I’ve just never enjoyed how the quality stuff costs an arm and a leg. So when I collected a bunch of pine cones on my So when I collected a bunch of pine cones …

Wooden cabinet upcycle: DIY part 2

Continuing on from where I left off – here’s part two of my picture tutorial on how I upcycled my old wooden trunk into a vibrant, fun, kitschy version of itself. So the last time, I was done with the yellow coat of paint on my trunk.

Wood cabinet upcycle: DIY

When I moved from Assam to Gurgaon, some of my luggage came in wooden trunks. These trunks were originally packing containers, so it was a no-brainer to recycle them and put them to the same purpose, using them haul my stuff from one side of the country to the other. Once …

Faux Royal Icing

Recipe for a faux royal icing, when you don’t have much time, or don’t want to use eggs. Royal icing traditionally uses egg white, icing sugar and lemon juice to create a thick frosting that becomes hard on drying. The white frosting base on each cake is royal icing. And …

DIY Fondant

An easy-peasy, relatively inexpensive DIY version of fondant. If you’re wondering what fondant is, it’s the doughy stuff used to make the sugar decorations that sit on top of cakes, like these: The strawberry cupcake toppers are made entirely of fondant. Both the base of the icing, as well as …