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DIY Payal/Jhanjar (Indian Anklets)

Have you ever met a desi girl who doesn’t like wearing payal? (Or jhanjaran, as they are called in my family). I think everyone secretly loves walking into a room making just a subtle “chun chun” sound. In fact, when…

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Update Old Chudiyan with Nail Polish {DIY Painted Chudiyan)

If you are anything like me you probably have a bin full of chudiyan/vanga (desi bangles) under your bed, or tucked into the back of your closet. Most of mine were bought to go with an Indian outfit at some…

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DIY Bollywood Checkers

It seems like there are always endless get togethers during the holiday season. And while this time of year can be stressful, it is nice to spend time with people you love. Games are such a great way to bring…

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Ikea Dining Table Hack: Inspired by India

I have a weird obsession with dining tables. Every place we’ve ever lived in since getting married (which has been a lot of places), I’ve always prioritized buying or upgrading our dining table before any other furniture. Even though we…

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DIY Bollywood Quote Candles

Bollywood quote candles. This was one of my first DIYs for the blog, but still one of my favourites. Bringing it out of the archives just in time for Diwali. I love making these up for Diwali party favours and…

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DIY Heart Print Dupatta

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I’ve been feeling the itch to do a heart inspired DIY. Since I love pairing dupattas as scarves with my outfits, a potato print project was perfect. This heart print dupatta originally belonged to…

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Quilled Paper Jhumka {Indian Earrings} DIY

A few weeks ago I was randomly watching YouTube videos and came across a tutorial for jhumke made out of paper (quilled paper jhumke). Anyone who knows me knows that I have a bit of an obsession with jhumke, and…

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Henna Inspired Champagne Flutes DIY

Many of my friends are observing Ramadan right now, and along with hosting Iftar get-togethers, they are also planning Eid celebrations. When I think of Eid, one of the first things that pops into my mind is gorgeous Arabic henna…

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Phulkari Inspired Perler Bead Coasters

Last Christmas Zara asked for two items; a Rainbow Loom with every colour of elastics, or a Perler Bead Board and thousands of tiny Perler Beads. I decided to go with the second option, even though I knew I’d be…

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Bollywood Inspired Canvas Art

As the months of the year fly by I’m becoming much more aware of the fact that my 35th birthday will be here in 18 months and I’ve barely made a dent in my 35 before 35 list. Number 15…


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