20 WONDERFUL WEDDING GIFT IDEAS!

Deciding the perfect wedding gift can be an arduous task whether its for family or friends. Obviously the more you know about someone, it becomes easier to choose something! But even if you don’t, here are some cool ideas you can go for….

A wedding gift basket or an indulgence basket comprising of wine, chocolates, dry fruits, premium tea or coffee, flute glasses and more is always a good idea.

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A wine box is also an elegant gift. Or even a decorative pair of flute glasses for champagne!

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A lavish jewelry box cum organizer will be very useful for the bride. Check out our smartly designed options that not only holds all kinds of ornaments but they also look fabulous! http://tinyurl.com/jewelleryorganizer 

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A smart dinner set always comes in useful when the couple is just about to start their journey together! It comes in very handy for entertaining family and friends too.

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A vintage tea set is a charming present and is a lovely encouragement to spend some cozy, lazy time together!

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A Venetian glass wine set is not just a beautiful gesture, it’s a very utilitarian gift too.

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Nothing expresses romantic extravagance like a home spa bath set! Or you can also get a pair of plush bath robes specially monogrammed with the couple’s initials.

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Preparing a delicious meal together is a great for a newly married to bond. So gifting them a copper cooking set can be a great idea.

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A juicer-mixer-grinder always comes in useful for busy couples!

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Does the couple love to travel and are always planning getaways? Gift them a pair of stylish, lightweight suitcases or travel bags.

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If you don’t want to spend a lot on a wedding present but are looking for something thoughtful, here are some cool options! You can get a beautiful ornate photo frame and frame their invitation in it. It’s a lovely gesture.

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Check out our wonderful collection for ideas: http://tinyurl.com/art-of-framing 

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A set of bed sheets and pillow cases is a very utilitarian gift. Add a touch of fun and feelings to it by customizing the pillow cases with embroidery or applique which says “Mr & Mrs” or “His & Her” etc.

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A spice rack complete with cute engraved jars is an awesome way to wish the couple an exciting married life!

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A beautiful customized ceramic bowl or plate that commemorates the wedding day is an inexpensive but very thoughtful gesture…

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A gorgeous bunch of good quality artificial flowers is an unbeatable decorative piece and will stay fresh all the time! Check out our beautiful real feel tiger lilies here: http://tinyurl.com/uberlyfe-tigerlily

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Does the couple love gardening? Or maybe you want to give them something, they can take care of together? Then a low maintenance potted plant or succulents are great options!

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A pair of fun looking mugs is a cool and useful gift. Or you can customize them with their photos too.

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Finally cash or shopping vouchers are always good when you are still in doubt. Or if they are both art lovers or bookworms, get them memberships at the art museum or library!

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Photo Credits: Uberlyfe, Buzzfeed, Crate and Barrel, Crystal Realm, Rocketts George, Sheffield Pottery, Teapots n More, Virginia Hayward, Brookstone.

DECOR IDEAS FOR FESTIVE OCCASIONS!!

Festivals are happy and exciting occasions when we get together with family and friends. And the spirit of celebration touches our homes too!! So let’s see how some easy but smart ideas can make your home, gorgeous and welcoming 🙂

The main door of the house is the first focal point. Whether it’s Christmas or Diwali…adorning the entrance with garlands, wreaths or even tall vases of flowers can look awesome!

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Walls should never be left blank and boring…our amazing wall decals can animate any interior wall in seconds! Simple to apply they don’t damage your walls. You can also use them on glass surfaces, mirrors, lockers, tiles or any smooth, dry surface. Take a look at what we have, here: http://tinyurl.com/p52zal9; http://tinyurl.com/poduvq5

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A great way to make your home come alive is with bright, vibrant furnishing. Colorful, funky cushions can give a stunning makeover to an old sofa! Curtains in bold, vivid colors or prints can do the trick too…

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Don’t ignore what is beneath your feet though! A beautiful, plush rug or runner can be so welcoming…

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Lights can steal the show no matter what the occasion! String lights, paper lanterns, antique lamps, candles, diyas (on Diwali)…can transform the ambiance magically! They can be bright or suffused depending on the mood you want to create.

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 Floating candles or flowers or both in a shallow urn of water look extremely pretty. You can also make it a daily ritual to spread positivism around the house!

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 Fragrance is a major charmer when it comes to creating a fabulous memory…use floral, fruity or other delicious smelling incense or candles to make it “feel like heaven”…

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No festival is complete without food! So table presentation is crucial…bring out your best linen, place-mats, napkins, crockery and cutlery to create a memorable eating experience. Flowers in vases or submerged in water or floating aromatic candles can add an extra spark.

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 Finally…the delicacies that you have so lovingly prepared will earn many times its worth when presented in a creative and eye-catching manner. So whether it’s a salad or meat or dessert, attractive presentation is always a winner 🙂

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 Photo credits: Miss Craftsy, Zansaar, Houzz, Prismma

THE SECRET OF HAPPY COOKING!

We think it lies in a spic and span kitchen! When everything is organized neatly, you will actually feel like whipping up a great meal for your family…and when you see their faces beam after tasting your dish, the effort will be worth it 🙂 Here’s a few tricks to get the best out of your kitchen…

If you can devote an entire wall or at least a major part of a wall to storage, then you are very lucky. You can choose open shelves, cabinets or drawers or a combination of all three, depending on your requirement. Using sturdy bins or wire baskets for open shelves is a great idea to minimize clutter.

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When drawers have the scope of gliding out from cabinets, it eases the stress of cooking manifold. Check out these innovative provisions made under the kitchen table. Items can be stacked both horizontally or vertically! So even if you have a tiny kitchen, creative designing can create space where you weren’t expecting.

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Drawer organizers are a life saver when it comes to sorting and arranging different types of spoons, forks, ladles, scissors and any kitchen accessory. Keeping stuff in separate compartments eases the pain of hunting for a particular thing.

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The insides of cabinet doors are excellent places to store plates, lids, graters, hot pads, trays etc. Just affixing a couple of hooks, rods or wire racks can get the job done.

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Just like in any other room, using the vertical space in a kitchen, is crucial! This will save on a lot of floor space too. You can hang bins on the wall to contain kitchen tools or daily use items. Attach organizers or dividers to the wall for stacking trays, cutting boards and most used crockery. Hang the pots and pans from a rack over the cooking area. Makes it easy to reach! Stick knives to a magnetic strip on the wall…will be out of your way unless you need them.

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Finally, keep your sink area clean. A small potted plant on a ledge can make the whole place charming enough to make you want to do the dishes! And take care of small details…like keeping spices or condiments in labelled transparent containers makes it simple to spot them.

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So now that your kitchen is looking awesome, you will need to add only one more ingredient…your love for your family, and you are ready to go 🙂

Photo credit: Houzz & Martha Stewart