Are you passionate about all things home décor? Do various facets of colour, print, pattern, and texture inspire the design enthusiast in you? If an artistic and lovingly curated home, full of character and warmth sounds like a dream come true, you must bookmark these 10 home décor blogs by talented Indian bloggers, for some wonderful interior design inspiration!
Once Upon A Tea Time
This is a delightful blog which conjures up visions of steaming cups of tea served in quaint crockery, replete with invigorating tea-time conversations, whimsical imagery and posts about art, global design, and home décor, Once Upon A Tea Time (OUATT) lingers in the mind long after you’ve left its pages.
Brimming with Suzani textiles, block print patterns, vintage fabrics, and bohemian accents, as well as blogger Priya Iyer’s musings about life, design, and décor, Over a Cup of Tea is reminiscent of a comforting tea-party with close friends. Check out her ‘4 pm Chai' posts on Instagram for a dash of inspiration and wistful nostalgia. With a lovely magazine and a recently launched marketplace which brings together talented artisans, designers and a range of eclectic products, Priya’s OUATT redefines boho-chic with its own signature brand of whimsy!
With a strong Indian design sensibility and stunning photography, Rang Decor is a treat for the senses. Think patterned Athangudi tiles, antique furniture, and a rich tapestry of Indian arts and crafts transporting you back to the Chettinad homes of yore. In addition to sharing ethnic decor ideas, blogger Archana Srinivas features various Indian artists, stores and homes on Rang Decor.
For those bitten by the travel bug, check out her posts which chronicle her travels to picturesque and off-beat places. Further, Archana’s unique tea-table book, A Cup of Chai, pays homage to the quintessential cup of tea with a collection of soothing photographs - a veritable treasure for any chai lover!
The East Coast Desi
Eclectic vignettes like antique Indian betel nut boxes, pretty flower arrangements in brass vases, and charming candle votives welcome you to Sruthi Singh’s blog, The East Coast Desi. With a decorating style she terms the ‘Global-Desi style’; Sruthi combines India-inspired decor with global influences to create an inimitable decor aesthetic. Weaving together a mélange of decor inspiration from her home, fascinating artists/stores and gorgeous home tours, The East Coast Desi is definitely a decor blog to bookmark. Check out her lovely Instagram page for striking decor vignettes and home-styling inspiration, too!
With a focus on eco-friendly and socially-responsible posts, The Keybunch is a vibrant lifestyle blog by Sharon D’ Souza, featuring creative DIY ideas for the home, decor and entertaining tips, and a host of stunning home tours which inspire one to get decorating right away! Her series ‘Decor Products That Caught My Eye This Week’ is a great place to discover interesting products and stores. Do check out Decor Drama - The Facebook community page founded by Sharon for decor lovers to get their regular dose of decor inspiration, too!
Driven by a passion for art, design, decor, and travel, Vineeta Nair’s colourful India-inspired blog ArtnLight presents an exciting blend of carefully curated and beautifully chronicled home tours, features on gifted artists, and captivating accounts of her travels and interior decor projects. A talented designer herself, Vineeta has her own decor accessories business under the ‘ArtnLight’ brand, with a distinctive collection of decoupaged boxes, quirky trays, wall art, and more. Do check out her online store to inject a sprinkle of hand-crafted magic into your home through ArtnLight!
An Indian Summer
A blog with drop-dead-gorgeous visuals, An Indian Summer by Bhavna Bhatnagar is truly a feast for the eyes. Evoking memories of warm summer days gone by, the blog features art, and design and decor inspiration from around the world, curated by Bhavna, who possesses a unique aesthetic sense. With a smattering of wanderlust-inducing travel chronicles, a spotlight on creative talents from various parts of India, and India-inspired photo diaries, her blog is a visual delight, as is her Instagram page!
My Dream Canvas
Anuradha Verma paints a charming picture with her lifestyle blog, My Dream Canvas. She considers her home to be a canvas bringing her thoughts to life, with an eclectic decor style spanning vintage heirlooms, travel souvenirs, and antique brass knick-knacks. Dreamy visuals of Anuradha’s home abound in her Flickr account. With an online store filled with hand-picked treasures, exploring My Dream Canvas is a great way to spend a peaceful afternoon with a cup of your favourite chai for company!
Rukmini Roy’s breezy blog, Trumatter, channels beach-house living with a relaxed country-style vibe. Think distressed white furniture, rustic mason jar vases, and a hint of vivid bougainvillea for a bold pop of colour! On her blog, Rukmini chronicles her innovative DIY projects and easy-to-execute home decor ideas, as she brings beach-cottage chic with a dash of farmhouse style to her city apartment. The blog is also a gastronomical delight, with a bunch of delectable recipes!
A quirky blog that showcases ‘Desi Hip’ with a dash of spunk and colour, Pavitra Mohan’s Masala Chai is a great platform to discover a plethora of contemporary South Asian artists and designers. Her hand-picked collection of art, design and decor inspiration, and talent from the Indian subcontinent and beyond is a dream come true for many a design aficionado!
A creative collaboration between Deepa and Supriya, Aalayam Inspiration is a refreshing blog that speaks about a vast array of topics, ranging from design and decor ideas to artist and home features, travel journals, and culinary adventures. Combining ethnic Indian influences with the diversity of global culture, Aalayam Inspiration crafts a heady brew of decor inspiration for the home. Do check out their holiday-decorating tips, festive tablescapes, and DIY ideas to infuse sparkle into your celebrations!
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