Author Archives : Aaria Baid

Flower Bouquets In Ceramic Pot Planters


There’s nothing as too many flowers, is there? Except sometimes. Because of so many celebrations around the house, we found too many flower bouquets and not enough space to display them in. I was just debating to mix and match the two most recent bouquets with the other assorted vases when I remembered I’d bought these ceramic pot planters a…

Spicy Stuffed Ladyfingers


I don’t know about you but I have always, always loved ladyfingers. I also really, really love spicy flavours, and this combination of spicy and amazing yummy ladyfingers just makes me feel hungry while typing this. For real. This is how they look with the spices stuffed in them..before sautéing. Ladyfingers were my first favourite vegetable. Also, the love of…

DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Bag


Valentine’s day is just one of those days made for giving (and getting) chocolate or other goodies. This little gift bag is just perfect to add some sweeties and spread the love around!  What you need: 1/Paper (I used these vegetable stamped ones from the DIY V-Day gift Wrap I made.) 2/Scissors 3/Sellotape 4/A hole punch 5/Ribbon or string How…

DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Wrap


It’s so great to receive a customized gift! Well, I was thinking that even customized wrapping paper is also pretty cool. In fact, it’s cooler, because you get the customized aspect of the gift, and then..you get the actual gift! (Getting custom made/hand made gifts all the time is just a bit monotonous, don’t you think? Then a bit of…

DIY Floating Shelves With Pinboard


Hey everyone! Well, when you decide to renovate, you go for it. Even if it takes..a really, really long time. First, come the painters, and then you think about redoing, adding or giving away furniture, and also about DIYing some new home decor. So, we made these floating shelves with a pinboard, and they came out pretty well. I thought…

On the road again: toys on the highway


On the way to Chikmagalur (see the first post about the road trip here), we had to go across a little town that specializes in making wooden toys and clay models. It’s a delightful little place called Channapatna. Unfortunately, we couldn’t explore the town, but I managed to click some pictures of the shops on the side of the road. These…