Pine magic

The other alternative to decorate the house naturally is by using pine cones. These little wonders of nature not only look beautiful, they are easily available for free and the perfect craft item to create decorative pieces for yourself or others.

Seal it with a kiss…

Overwhelmed with the natural beauty of the fall season, my artistic side was restless like a child in a toy store. I wanted it all, but did not know how to save the multicolored leaves for my DIY projects.

Fall décor!

Here are some of my creations:

I- Canvas art using fall leaves

II- A Bowl of autumn magic

III-Circle of life / Framed art

IV- Pine decor

‘Fall’-ing in love!

Green changing into yellow, orange, red, brown splashes of color between the bright blue skies and fading grass. It’s as though God is preparing for a painting but can’t decide which color to choose from his palette 🙂

ZEN Up !

We all grow up experiencing an annual obsession for cleanliness and beautification of our house. In the Indian subcontinent it is generally around the festival of Diwali or New year and in the West it is earlier in the year called Spring cleaning! Not to say our home is dirty rest of the year 😛…

Roop Tera Mastana -What and Why??

That get’s me thinking what is it about the Indian subcontinent that captivates people? There is definitely no scarcity of beauty in the world, so the characterizing factor is probably our colorful and rich traditions.

Attempts at Art

An artist cannot fail, it is a success just to be one.-
Charles Horton Cooley

“Escape from the Daily Grind”-visit to Historic Yates Mill

So here we were driving, listening to some wonderful music, enjoying the warm summer sun when we decided to try our luck to check if the Yates mill tour was available. Little did we know that this visit would prove to be a window into the history of Raleigh.

Drawing your attention to canvas!

If you are an amateur artist like me, you may also be in the process of discovering new ways to express creativity. One fine day I decided to try my hand at canvas art, this was a new experience as the only sketching (some may call it doodling) I did before, was on notebooks or…

Helen: America’s Bavarian Bliss!

Formerly a logging town that was in decline, the city resurrected itself by becoming a replica of a Bavarian alpine town, in the Appalachians instead of the Alps.

Lakes and parks of the Triangle

The RTP area of North Carolina also called the Triangle has a number of rivers and lakes with beautiful parks in the vicinity :