Monday, July 30, 2012

Cozy corners of my new home


Hello friends!! How was your weekend? I went window shopping:) Actually since we moved into our apartment here in HongKong , we have been checking out furniture and decor shops almost every weekend.. I find HongKong to be a interior designers delight!! I am thinking of doing a post later on the fantastic decor shops here..

I am excited today to share with you the space from where I blog..Before I moved the bulky cupboard (yes single-handedly) around, I took pictures of the handy nook I had made for all the electronic gadgets on a folding table.. It was a real sour for my eyes so I had kept my peacock painting near it to add some beauty to it..


 So one afternoon when my 5 month old was taking a nap I moved our good old ( it is 11 years old..sigh) cupboard from the living room to the dining room..I didn't have the time or the patience to remove all the stuff inside it.. So I just put a tape on the doors of the cupboard and dragged it .. I guess because it is so full with stuff, nothing moved or fell out..:)) Once this was done the beautification part began..


I kept my 'The great Buddha' painting over it in the center..(If you are interested in art then take a look at How I made the great Buddha painting here) In this house I want to try to put as few nails as I can.. So I decided to place it on the table top and not hang it..That also brings the painting to the eye level when you sit at the dining table. 



I hate to see wires of electronic gadgets around..They make such a mess..So I hid all of them hidden behind the cupboard and some behind the painting:) I hung curtain tiebacks over the nobs to jazz up the cupboard ..I hung them in such a way that it is not difficult to open them without removing the tiebacks.. 


Kept some silverware, a rattan holder for remotes/pens/notepads.. Used my maroon and golden canvas paintings as coasters..



This rose flower scented candle is in a handmade jar..and that's a satay fan.. According to Wikipedia it is a "Fan being used to fire-up the coal in a grill used to make satay." I use it to fan myself when it is hot outside like a coal grill:) 



This black leather cube was always in our foyer room/entry area in all our previous homes but here it has found a new role.. I kept a red and golden embroidered cushion over it to jazz it up..Here I sit while the baby sleeps staring at your beautiful blogs, my Facebook and  looking at the green mountain and....


occasional rainbows!!!!!!!

9 comments:

Forbrukslån uten sikkerhet said...

Most recent projects, allowing you to have a look at the quality of their work. Note: if they don't have any past work examples, it is a good idea to keep looking, as there is probably a reason for this.

Anonymous said...

HK is indeed a decor lover's delight, and a haven for unique knick knack lovers. Every nook and turn can surprise you. The old and the antiquish sit comfortable with the uber modern. I really miss this aspect of HK. Happy window shopping, and shopping!

Btw, beautiful painting and a gorgeous pad!

Priyanka

Patricia Torres said...

Oh my gosh.. nice to see such amazing pictures of your home... so cozy.. filled with lots of love..

Lån said...

Hung curtain tiebacks over the nobs to jazz up the cupboard ..hung them in such a way that it is not difficult to open them without removing the tiebacks..

Anu@My Dream Canvas said...

This is very pretty.

geometri milano said...

This is wonderful painting and natural place also there are beautiful and interesting place shared so that can be enjoy it in this place.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

The buffet is wonderful. Great place to blog and love the picture and the tiebacks. Very creative. Thanks for joining TTT.

Purnima@a creative project said...

Thank you ladies!!!

Lakshmi -Celebrations said...

very lovely purnima..

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