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 – and one of the […]
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 on my road trip to […]
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.
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 they were here, in my […]
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 the frosting on these cakes […]
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 the stars, are made from […]