Monday, 4 August 2014

3 WEEKS AFTER MOVING IN. JAIPUR

OCTOBER 2013

remember, when i moved into my apartment.
VERY BROWN.

on my travels to LEH & KASHMIR 
& DELHI & JAIPUR
i bought 9 objects that i love.
some useful, some just beautiful for the eyes.


some of the marble rubble, has been removed from the front of the building.
look, top balcony. i put out a red tablecloth for the photo, of my space.


i have put photos of grandchildren on the wall.
bought meters of white fabric, to cover as much of the brown as possible. 
this door leads into the INDIAN STYLE bathroom..
i found this space very convenient as a storeroom.


behind the door.
these bright, daisies tiles are a feature in the INDIAN STYLE bathroom.


with respect i removed the brown pillows, and put in a cupboard.
with respect i removed the cream lace covers, over the brown lounge.
this BLOCK PRINT bed sheet, i bought @ I-INDIA @ JHAG VILLAGE.


the TABLE COVER, i bought @ an ECO GREEN exhibition in DELHI.
it is dyed & woven HIBISCUS FIBRE. 
the PEBBLES , i picked up along the road side in LEH. HIMALAYAN PEBBLES.
the turquoise and red coral lidded bowl, bought in LEH. 
the 2 mahala's bought in LEH.


this is a wool , felted, embroidered mat.
bought in SRINAGAR.
it is really a mat, but it was the right size to cover the table. 
then i bought a circular piece of plastic to protect it.
it is beautiful !


the round container in foreground, holding spices is a MASALA DABAR.


this beautiful, perforated, metal lamp, i bought in JAIPUR.
inside is fairy lights.
you may recognise the PAPER MACHE 'TREE OF LIFE' wall plate. bought in SRINAGAR.
the 2 METAL animals, bought in JAIPUR. i have a little collection of these works of art. they are constructed from old nails, screws, etc. 


what a difference PINK makes to a colour scheme. 
the SILK, KANTHA STITCH BED COVER, bought @ a TEXTILE EXH. OUTSIDE OF JAIPUR.
it is reversible.
the cotton MAT, bought in DELHI. 


the feathers.
the FEATHERS in the make shift vase, myself, lili & daniel collected on our early morning walk at the BIRD SANCTUARY AT ALWAR.
the PEACOCK FAN.
i have seen these on every visit to india. 
never bought one, as prohibited to bring into australia.
NOW, was my opportunity to enjoy.
the BOWL, is MOTHER OF PEARL,& HAND PAINTED .
bought @ HAUZ KHAS exhibition space in DELHI.

you would have to agree with me, what a difference a few personal items makes to our personal living space. 
my space went from drab brown to VIBRANT LIFE WITH COLOUR. 

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