Monday, March 28, 2011

Floral ensemble at my wall

I experimented my hands on my wall with these floral pieces to give them life :-)....    
i sticked each pieces carefully to form a group and completed atlast hmmm, and hope it came out well....


 









Sunday, March 27, 2011

Indoor n Outdoor Rattan furniture


to chillout in summer the furniture choice plays major role as we spent most of our time in it...the best choice is rattan furniture which not only cools you but also has a swanky look....


the rattan lounge...




 the rattan bar furniture...




the rattan daybed...




the rattan fountain...




the rattan kangaroo storage basket...




the rattan rocker....




 the rattan reindeer outdoor decorating...



Thursday, March 17, 2011

GopalSwami Khetanchi- an eminent artist

          Here i flattered with another artist's work after seeing his amazing "Bani Thani" painting in my friend's house...He is GopalSwami Khetanchi-a talented artist whose style cannot be described in one word, Khetanchi's works have been in many style from romanticism to deep realism...
         He was born and brought up in Rajasthan in an area surrounded by sand dunes...He was able to see nature's special colours,tone and texture in them...He grew up appreciating the history and the rich variety of the land of the brave warriors and fell in love with the unparalleled beauty of Rajput women as can be seen from his paintings...
         He has won several awards and his works have been exhibited widely in India...some of his wonderful "oil with canvas" paintings are here for you and iam sure my blogger friend Neelima will love this :-)


 "Bani Thani"-a recreation of the  Mona Lisa(2007)



"Apsara"(2008)



"Basant Bahar"-spring(2008)



"Shringar"-adornment(2007)

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Green Lounge


         Summer is almost started in Chennai...to chill out, turn your balcony as a green lounge...sitting comfortly enjoying the natures treasure, just break out the summer friendz....










Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Traditional Utensils

     
      Today iam  presenting  you the profound utensils at my kitchen for your health benefits...


1.Clay pot: The benefit of using a clay pot is the cooked food has incorporated all the natural juices, nutrients and vitamins, presenting the foundation for a healthy meal... The most noticeable aspect and that for which clay pot converts will continue to cook this way, is the wonderful flavour and taste of the food.clay pot cooking does not require any addition of cooking oils, since the moisture in the soaked clay keeps food from burning, cooking this way is an easy way to reduce calories and fat in your diet...
 
2.Copper Vessel: Ayurveda recommends storing water in copper vessels...according to ayurveda, drinking water from copper cups prevents ageing and Copper can destroy undesirable virus and bacteria...when copper dissolves in water, water becomes ionic (electrolyte) as can be ascertained by its pH measurement... That is the reason the micro-organisms get killed in such water....
    atleast after reading this, u can think of adopting our grandparents utensils for healthy lifestyle :-)



the old "attukal"(for crushing garlic pods,herbs etc.), "ammikal"(for grinding masalas for superior taste),ceramic for pickle and clay pot for cooking...



my copper water jug and a contemporary clay utensil...

Monday, March 7, 2011

The DESIGNER Spoons


Artist Anneke van bommel recently debuted a series of cutlery at RADIANT  DARK(International design festival) in TORONTO, as part of the international design show weekend...Working with abandoned cutlery, anneke repurposed and transformed each object in an effort to show that simple change can affect our impression about whether an object is collectable, disposable, temporary, or lasting. while her beautiful cutlery may not be fully (or in some cases, totally) functional, each spoon is a really lovely piece of artwork on its own....hope u enjoy his cool creations...