The Decor Diaries: Inside the Home of My Best Friend!

by mehak on May 18, 2013

in Features

When it comes to homes,  what people usually find ‘classy’ or ‘tasteful’ i just find boring. I like houses with character, where there is no matchy-matchy, there is an interplay of a lot of colour  and there are unique fun and bold pieces in every corner. That’s exactly how the home of my best friend (we call her Piggy) is !! Yesterday she called some of us over for dinner to her new home, and i couldnt resist snapping up some photos to share with all of you!!!

PS: All credit for her awesome decor goes to her sister  Sonia by the way who is a fashion designer and has great taste. Piggy is too lazy to do these things on her own. I think Sonia can easily transition into a career of interior decoration. 



One of the first things i noticed- These brilliant cushions in the living room! They have hot pink cushions that have been jewelled with different motifs. Chandeliers, necklaces, and the one on the top has a dancer with a tutu! These they got custom made from a local boutique.

I also really like the self patterned chairs- White with silver. They tie in the cream and gold curtains with the rest of the room! For now though, we will come back to the living room later, lets see the rest of the common area first.

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That is undoubtedly my favourite corner of this house!!!  As soon as you enter the door of this house, there is a small alleyway, and this decorates the side of that alley way. The bright yellow console is attached to a wall which has black wallpaper with bulbs printed on it !! SO CHIC !!! I love it !!!!

PS: Thats Piggy. You may recognise her from my Bachelorette Party Post!


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Thats the dining area. I LOVVEE these emerald encrusted chairs!!! They even have a coral colored cabinet behind it. See how many colors- so far we have cream, hot pink, bright yellow, black and coral and they seem to work!

corner-spaces-decor-india decor-diary-floral-chair-indiaThis cute little space is just behind the dining area. I love the vintage looking chairs and the pastel tones used! Its so quirky and fun, reminds me of England or Paris or something!


Thats the main drawing room.  I like how its simple, and uncluttered. Simple Purple Sofa Sets are accessorised with the cushions,the patterned chairs provide a nice contrast against the plain sofa’s and the metallic silver poofy encrusted with Purple Stones just ties the chairs and sofa together, and gives an edge to the room!


Love the white coffee table with gold runners!



Simple Accents highlight the minimalist side tables.


That is us !!!

All of their furniture has been brought from a shop called “Dreams” in Kirti Nagar, New Delhi.  Most of the unique pieces, they told Dreams to custom make for them, taking inspiration from pictures, and catalogues!

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Embellished May 18, 2013 at 11:45 am

That is lovely! So nicely made.


Bhumika May 18, 2013 at 11:45 am

Well planned and arranged..I loved the use of colors..they really do go well together..


mehak May 18, 2013 at 6:52 pm

Yes i love all the colors in their home


gargi May 18, 2013 at 12:06 pm

I loved the yellow furniture piece!
So chic and cute!


mehak May 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm

That yellow is a show stopper!


xuvious May 18, 2013 at 12:10 pm

That yellow one is so gorgeous! It’s very different from the ‘modern’ aesthetic that people generally go for these days. :)


Richa Saxena May 18, 2013 at 12:16 pm

I loved the yellow piece & the Pink Cushions…Very Chic looking


thedelhibride May 18, 2013 at 12:27 pm

I loveee pretty much every single detail in your friend’s house!!! It’s like…the kind of house I always dreamt of having. I’m off to Kirti Nagar now…bye!!!!


mehak May 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm

Haha !!! I know right, i was like waaahhh i want this house!


Heena May 18, 2013 at 1:05 pm

You are looking so pretty!!


mehak May 18, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Aww thanks heena!


Sumathi May 18, 2013 at 1:12 pm

I lovee the way your friend has decorated her home.. Every thing is done so well.. The use of colours is great and those pink cushions are soo cute..
and I’m so glad she not gone all matchety match..


Vipra S May 18, 2013 at 1:18 pm

Great interiors…!!! beautifully used colors.. m so loving that dinning area :)


Fathima Abdul Kader May 18, 2013 at 1:32 pm

That is Wonderful!!!

I love the vintage inspired chairs..! My room is turquoise and white..and I bet that’d look awesome as my study chair..!!

I bet this is what i’d want my home to look like when i get one!


Crazy Indian Bride May 18, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Love the vintage chairs! and the curtains!! *me wants!!*


mehak May 18, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Me wants too!


kayennat May 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Love! My favourites are those emerald chairs and that yellow side table! divine!


miss pre May 18, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Wow! Such a gorgeous house! And so well thought out….I loveeeee that yellow table in the entrance area – and so beautifully complemented by pink flowers. Amazing pop of colour on a black and white backdrop. Genius!


Gowthami May 18, 2013 at 7:08 pm

wow really, piccys are toooooo gud …and mehak ur skin is glowing :) woww


Smriti May 18, 2013 at 8:01 pm

I especially loved the detailing on the cushions. May just nag my Mom into doing something similar for my room! :) :)


RJ May 18, 2013 at 8:54 pm

You are quite right your friend’s sister can actually become a great interior decorator. Everything is just perfect!


Neeru May 19, 2013 at 12:10 am

Its very pretty house. so feminine yet so chic. ask her to get it featured in some home style mag .


thevowsandbeyond May 19, 2013 at 6:43 am

Respect! Love the decor and the yellow is to die for!!! I adore the pinkpillows, but there’s no way my hubby would want them…. sniff… maybe I’ll get something similar for just my corner. P.S – The dining table concept is amazing!


Preeti Kaur May 20, 2013 at 2:00 am

wow, the furniture is gorgeous :)


Nidhi Pandey June 15, 2013 at 11:45 pm

Loved the pastel coloured chairs and the wallpaper with bulbs in it!


khushboo August 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm

oh..i think ur friend likes vintage furniture n maharani style decor!! awesome!! btw last pic…gorgeous u look !!


Vani August 12, 2013 at 11:54 pm

I like the vintage chairs a lot… would look great with a white wicker table!


Priyanka Jain December 12, 2013 at 11:32 am

love the yellow console and the cushions. wr is it from?


mehak December 12, 2013 at 11:44 am

yellow console is from dreams in kirti nagar
cushions are custom made


Pinktrends June 8, 2014 at 1:26 am

I had seen this post before also and loved the house. Saw it again while reading ur new post, loved it again.. ur frnd has such cute and classy furniture… this is inspiring me to redo my house :)


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