Monthly Archives: June 2011

Terracotta Garden Elephants

Want to add a zing to your regular potted plants? – go ahead & add Terracotta Miniatures. The elephants enrich the entire garden look and enhance the earthen feel. Our balcony plants gotta new company!  

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Candles, Diyas, Light, Happiness..

Light a lamp & the mood changes instantly. For Good. Play with the candles, diyas, traditional vilakkus and brighten up the regular corners of your house. Got a small glass utility in Lifestyle & it worked like a charm, when … Continue reading

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Ahilya Fort – MadhyaPradesh

Wow! Definitely a must visit place in India. Ahilya fort is Rani Ahilya Bai’s (who ruled Indore) Wada palace; it was built in 1766 – a typical example of the Maratha architecture of the period. Onceuponateatime.blogspot.com has an intro to … Continue reading

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Paavai Vilakku – Royal Decor

Couldn’t resist the purchase of these two ‘paavai vilakku‘s. Paavai Vilakku (Tamil) literally means Girl with the Lamp. Once again this decor item is available in copper, brass, etc. They add a royal touch to any mundane corner. They come … Continue reading

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Jute Emporium – Alwarpet

Been to the Jute Emporium on TTK Road, Alwarpet. It isĀ  a well stocked store with all kinds of items in Jute. The bags are eye-catchy & functional. Heart the Jute Jewellery ). very cute pieces. There are some really … Continue reading

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Tantalizing Thanjavur Plates

Among the Tamilnadu native artifacts, Tanjavur Plates hold a unique place. The plates were commissioned by the Maratha ruler of Thanjavur – Raja Serfoji II, in the early 19th century specifically to be an object to glorify his rule!. Thanjavur … Continue reading

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