diwali is round the corner, Good Homes magazine was a jumpstart for us. With all the ideas and the inspirations, we are already in the mood for festivals. Without further ado, let’s start with what it has in store, so that you get your copy and get going with your own festivity preparation.

In their section market place- we see a wide range of gorgeous home decorative. From colorful candle votives from 9rasa to Iznik pottery from The Home of the Traveler store and beautiful brass Lotus candle from Ishana. Smooth finish tiles from StonartsD to amazing princess Kokachin collection from Maishaa. Great lighting solutions from Häfele to amazing laminates from Quick Step. All in all the round-up of 31 products + a small round-up of brass items and shiny fabrics definitely complete your Diwali shopping list for home.

We discover two stores featured  in the magazine- the newly opened colorful store Varnam based in Bengaluru and The furniture Republic in New Delhi. The eclectic collection is mainly sourced from Rajasthan, Gujarat and South India.

We are always curious to see what an artist’s work and if its one of our favorites, we Jump with joy. Good Homes bring us exactly this- a sneak peak of  two artist –Ravikumar Kashi’s and South Korean Artist Kim Seola whose work is an inspiration from nature with an amazing effect.

There a whole ‘basket of ideas’ for all kinds of settings you could follow for Diwali-  table setting, bedroom setting, color inspirations, outdoor setting, floral motifs, candle arrangements. All from experts of the field.

Issue focus on how fashion design has always inspired home interiors in their own sweet way; featured are designers Ritu Kumar, Manish Malhotra, Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla and how taking a cue from one of their ramp designs, we can bring the look home!

Good Homes has a fair collection of mix ‘n’ match ideas. Mixing mediums and textures to bring about a unique look in the section alternative style.

Another Diwali special treat is taking traditional Diwali decor to another level with a  little twist- playing around lights, flowers and Rangoli.

The Diwali inspiration doesn’t end here, there is a whole set of amazing DIY’s from things around our homes, and use the magic of our hands to recreate some interesting floral arrangements.

A much need expert decoding of classic styles that we love so much and which we know would never cease to inspire us. The three distinct styles of Art Deco, Victorian & Antique Chinese.

And the three featured home is definitely going to leave you envy-eyed. First is a modern approach in a Gurgaon home  for its perfect amalgamation of country style with mordern Indian arts and crafts. Then, a beautiful home in a century old architecture with many of the inspirations  from those times- wooden beams, patterned tile flooring, stained-glass windows…

The third home featured belongs to couple- Yuvraj Kohli and Shahina Kohli in New Delhi. This home put together by Architect Parshant Wahi evokes style that’s a mix of old and new.

We are sure the features are attractive enough for you get up & grab your copy and get started with your Diwali decorations.


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