The beauty of Indian families is they are big and spread out across our country and abroad and welcoming them to our homes is a joy. That’s why planning cosy and welcoming guest rooms not only becomes important but also a highly enjoyable experience. Here is a comprehensive guide on how you can plan your guestrooms by keeping all the essential items while making it comfortable. Essentials for Guest Room When you start planning your guest room, think in terms of covering essential items. Even though it won’t be like a five-star luxurious hotel, you can easily arrange what’s necessary while providing a quiet corner to relax for your guests. Best Bed Get the best bed as it is going to be the central and the most important part of the guest room. Also think of adding additional items like a choice of pillows, extra blankets, freshly ironed pillowcases. If cannot provide a bed, then a quality and comfortable mattress are important for your guests to feel comfortable. Additional Linens Keep aside an additional set of fresh linens as they are a significant part of the guest room and they may require it. Your guests might want […]
Feng shui originated from China and is essentially about harmonizing with our environment to attract good vibes, like for example, introducing wood and water in the south-east area of your home attracts prosperity, while keeping plants in your rooms improves health. Here are some more tips on designing your rooms using feng shui.
Vastu Shastra is an ancient way of designing homes to bring comfort and mental peace using five basic elements of nature; i.e earth, water, fire, air and, space. It is widely believed the diverse set of energies can be modified to invite peace, prosperity and, success. The ancient texts of Vastu Shastra explain in detail the principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, and space arrangement. Following the principals of Vastu Shastra is believed to bring love and fulfilment in your homes. Vastu Shastra is also known as the Science of Dwelling and Science of Architecture believes every living and non-living thing on this cosmos emits energy affecting our lives in one way or the other. Vastu-Shastra, therefore, is the study which provides the norms of placement for everything relative to this earth. Here are some important guidelines to follow Vastu Shastra. Furniture It is highly recommended to use furniture in a suitable position to ensure the energies flow optimally to provide harmony in the environment. Though furniture adds an important decorating element, keeping furniture like table, chairs, sofa, and other things based on the Vastu principles will benefit the inhabitants of the house. Location of furniture Furniture should be kept in West […]
It’s that time of the year. There’s a nip in the air and red is the colour you see everywhere. There is a reason why kids love Christmas because it’s about the presents and decorations embellished in your homes. But, Christmas is not only about presents it’s about togetherness, love and joy. Let’s bring out our Christmas spirit and share the festive cheer with our family and friends and celebrate one of the widely celebrated festivals in the world. Here are some short tips to make your homes ready for Christmas. Living room decorations and adding Christmas elements Use red Santa stockings or plain stocking to keep presents to lend an overall festive feel in your living room. Hide your presents underneath or right below the Christmas tree for kids, or you can keep it visible but gift wrapped. Adding fairy lights will transform your rooms easily and might we say magically. Using easy to do Christmas crafts also acts as a fun activity which your kids can enjoy, but you can also easily buy them from the market and keep Christmas elements like life-size candies, Santa and snowflake and decorate your rooms. Christmas tree placement and Festive DIY Crafts Christmas tree is […]
Your outdoors is an extension of your home and lifestyle. Spruce up your outdoor living space with subtle embellishments which mirrors your style and taste. You can choose from a range of elements to groom your outdoors. Go from jazzy outdoors to classy outdoor seating arrangements or go for an overall snazzy outdoor appeal with trendy tiles. Listed below are a few ways you can make your outdoors come alive with your imagination. Get Comfy with Chairs and Lounge in the Sun Get some comfy chairs outside and build a one of a kind comfy corner. Bring cushions in soft colours for a relaxed outdoorsy feel. You can add vibrancy by adding bright colours or mute shades as you feel. Be it evening or a time to enjoy soaking in the sun, comfy chairs are a perfect accessory and a must have for great outdoors. Add Designer Tiles to your Walls for Spectacular Look Tiles can add a new dimension to your outdoors, be it wall tiles or floor tiles. Design your outdoors with intricate designs which stands out. Both wall tiles and floor tiles are perfect to revamp your outdoor look. Explore some beautiful tiles designs for […]
Your ageing parents need extra care and a room that caters to their needs is essential for them to feel comfortable. There are loads of simple and design changes which can be added to revamp their rooms enhancing the moods through colour schemes, comfort, safety and accessibility. Here are some of them. Well-lit rooms minimize the chance of bumping. Accessible switches will considerably reduce the inconvenience of switching lights on and off. Corridor light, for example, should be on, while bathrooms having windows for natural light is helpful. Slip-resistant flooring and non-skid mats Moisture filled areas are accident prone and must have slip-resistant floorings. Non-skid mats prevent traumatic injuries. These tiles come in beautiful designs and colour options which gives the rooms different options according to the décor. Add light to the rooms The elderly start experiencing their vision failing them, that’s why make sure the rooms have ample natural lighting by having more windows. Keep the rooms spacious with lighting so they don’t strain their eyes. The bright interior design feels optimistic and cheerful. Bright and cheerful well-lit room minimizes the chance of bumping into something dangerous which could cause injury. Elderly people may find it extremely difficult to find […]
If you love black, then bring it home. Black is considered as powerful with a strong sense of comfort. The dark shade acts as a wonderful backdrop for vivid colours to pop out beautifully giving your space an impeccable sense of luxury. Embrace black tiles in polished, natural and several other textures for a delightful addition to your rooms. Maximize glamour in your bathrooms with Pergewood Flora and Perfewood Wenge. From the Johnsons Digital Wall Tile Collections. The black and white combination with floral design gives a pristine and sophisticated look. Explore more here. Liven up your rooms with Elite Collection’s Blaise range which is perfect to give you a distinct appearance and add dazzling ambience. Explore more here. The Antique Sapphire DC from Double Charge Vitrified tiles 60*60 gives you desired glossy and a smooth finish. It’s a smooth finish which gives your interiors a charming contemporary feel with an addition of bright coloured furnishings for an extraordinary look. Explore more here. Another example of the beautiful blacks bringing elegance and sophistication is Blaise from Double Charge Vitrified Tiles. It adds easy splendour to your living rooms with a dash of greenery bringing alive the warmth. Explore more here. Your outdoors also […]
Johnson Marble & Quartz division wins the widely trusted UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certification. Johnson now is standing at the forefront in creating healthier environments. Adopting sustainable methods of providing endless indoor and outdoor options has resulted in our winning Green Guard Gold certification for Marble & Quartz range. Know more about Johnson and UL GreenGuard Gold Certification. The vision for sustainable future. Johnson Marble & Quartz division has met the world’s most rigorous standards for low emissions of volatile organic compounds to reduce the chemical exposure. By creating safer and healthier living spaces our vision for the greener future is achievable. Meaning of GREENGUARD. The Green Guard Certification is a widely trusted, comprehensive, standard and scientifically based assessment for identifying product’s emissions profile. It helps manufacturers create and buyers identify interior products and materials with low chemical emissions. This way it works on improving the quality of the air in which the products are used. The certified products meet stringent chemical emissions requirements like getting screened for more than 10,000 volatile organic compounds (VOCs). GREENGUARD Identifies product’s emission profile. Products are screened against 11,000 chemicals to assess exposure to complex chemical mixtures. It evaluates emissions characteristics of more than 360 individual chemicals, including […]
A bedroom is a resting space which recharges you day in day out. Therefore, it’s imperative you design the ambience of the room carefully as only you know what comforts you after a hectic day. Choosing a wall design that makes you happy and puts you at ease is therefore crucial. Here are some selected wall tile options to choose from which soothes and serenades as you slumber through the night.