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Instagram & Me
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by on February 20, 2018August 16, 2018

Instagram & Me

This post is about my journey on Instagram. How I started, what strategies I applied and my observations and metrics. All reports and graphs that you see are, as on date 15th Feb 2018. Instagram has already changed and the new algorithm is meaner and not at all small business friendly. I am putting together...

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The Preethi Prabhu Giveaway Marathon
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by on February 6, 2018September 14, 2018

The Preethi Prabhu Giveaway Marathon

  Week 3: Open  – Closes 15th March 2018 To enter the giveaway, (a)  follow Meenu Khanolkar on Instagram here, (b) follow me on Instagram here, (c) and leave me a comment saying “Done” on this form. Weekly Giveaways! Hoarding is a bad habit (Sometimes) and to share it with others is the best thing ever....

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DIY – How to get a distressed look? Wet Distressing
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by on January 30, 2018August 16, 2018

DIY – How to get a distressed look? Wet Distressing

This post is about how you can achieve an aged and distressed look using a method called Wet Distressing. It can be used on wooden artifacts or even furniture. Here I have tried it on a pair of wooden candle holders.  This is the second method of Distressing that I have tried and I must...

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Good Homes Magazine Feature – December 2017
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by on January 16, 2018August 16, 2018

Good Homes Magazine Feature – December 2017

Another magazine feature that is also super special – Good Homes Magazine. I have styled a table for two and four before and had never really done an elaborate dinner party table. So when I was asked if I could do one, I jumped at the opportunity. The decision-making process in my head is so...

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Vision 2018
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by on January 2, 2018August 16, 2018

Vision 2018

2017 has been an eventful year for me. It was filled with terrible heartbreaking experiences, or moments that were too good to be true. Nothing in between. I am kind of glad its over and I have a a whole new year to look ahead. Now the goal of any new year should be to...

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DIY: How to get a Distressed Look? Dry Brushing!
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by on December 19, 2017September 14, 2018

DIY: How to get a Distressed Look? Dry Brushing!

This post is about how you can achieve an aged and distressed look using a method called dry brushing. It can be used on wooden artifacts or furniture. Here I have tried it on a wooden decorative and a side table. I have been fascinated with distressed furniture for a very long time now that...

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5 things that had my heart at the Hundred Hands collective
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by on December 1, 2017August 16, 2018

5 things that had my heart at the Hundred Hands collective

A Hundred Hands is a nonprofit trust whose mission is to help those directly involved in the creation of handmade art, crafts, and homemade foods,  earn a fair and sustainable livelihood from their work. I don’t miss the Hundred Hands collective that happens every year and I always have time set aside to visit the...

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DIY – Changing Upholstery Type 1
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by on November 28, 2017September 14, 2018

DIY – Changing Upholstery Type 1

This post is about how you can change the upholstery of chairs that have the seat and backrest fixed to a frame with screws. We will get to the slightly complicated one in a different post. If you keep in mind a few simple steps, you can change the upholstery of any chair or sofa...

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DIY Decorator – Hanging Art
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by on November 20, 2017August 16, 2018

DIY Decorator – Hanging Art

Art can have a huge impact on our life when you live with them. It’s the shortest vacation that you can take. All you need to do is stare at it for a while, look at all the little details, look how the colors are blending with each other or just stare at the canvas....

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The Better Homes and Garden Magazine Feature
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by on November 18, 2017September 14, 2018

The Better Homes and Garden Magazine Feature

“This post is about how I went about doing up the teen room set up with exposed filament lights for the Better Homes and Garden magazine that was published in October 2017.  If you look into my media page, this isn’t my first media or magazine feature, but certainly was the most special one. I’ll...

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