Thrift home shopping in Delhi

Delhi is a shoppers haven, there are enough choice here to suit everyones pocket. A walk along the streets and flea markets of Delhi can give you many home decor options even within a tight budget. From the streets of Old Delhi to refurbished vintage furniture in Amar Colony be ready to be blow away by the options Delhi can offer. Here is my list of places to visit in Delhi for home decor shopping

Vintage furniture shopping in Amar colony

Hidden away within the alleyways of Amar Colony this quaint market place is full of vendors selling refurbished, colonial vintage wooden furniture. This market is a visual treat and here you can find beautifully carved wooden trays, glass and tile inlayed dressers or polished/painted side racks. From bookshelves, cabinets, chairs, dining tables, lampshades, stools to rocking chairs they have everything to offer.

Pro tip: Do not forget your bargaining skills while here, as discounts are based on your haggling powers.

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Hand Dyed Rainbow Tassel Scarf

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Who would not like a nice funky rainbow scarf with a pastel dress on a hot summer day. I have created one of my one and shared the procedure with you.

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Cement Vase

I feel extremely joyful when I create things on my own. This time I wanted to experiment with cement. I created a vase with it using an old plastic bottle. Though I did go wrong at places, the end result came out beautifully. Here is a DIY explaining my process, and the places where I went wrong.

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Shibori Bleach Dying

Not always do you need dyes and other hard to find products to change the look of your old T-Shirt. Many a times you can also do it with very simple products found at home. I tried bleaching one of my old T-Shirts with regular fabric bleach and the results turned out lovely! Here is a DIY showing my process.

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Experiments with silk

 

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scarf final2 new I wanted to try painting on silks for a very long time; I love to flow of colours which can be achieved on the medium. When I finally managed to get my hands on the all the equipment I was more than eager to give it a try. This DIY shows my journey as I made my first silk scarfs using acid dyes and water based gutta.
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Declutter your Armoire

I hate a messed up closet, but with so little space for the loads of things which I have it turns untidy every few days. Hence I devised a way to segregate my armoire, have a look:

Did you like my pretty armoire? I found it on Chairish, I just love their vintage armoire collection ❤

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