Trending: Short jackets with Indian wear

Short embroidered jackets/waist coats/vests are very popular among Indian women these days. I see a lot of women now-a-days wearing these beautiful jackets in various ways like: patiala suits, chooridars, long kurtas, kurtis, anarkalis or jeans. It has become a must have item for Indian wardrobe.

Embroidered jackets are on the top of my mind these days. I recently bought this beautiful jacket from a local shop in Bhootnath market, Lucknow. This jacket has ghungroo at the end of the doree and mirror work. I am feeling very happy and i always feel happy whenever i buy a new clothing item… Heheeee 😀

Let’s have a look at the pictures below of styling jackets/vests in different ways:

Embroidered mirror work jackets on a plain kurta add volume to your style.
 If you want to style your anarkali suit differently…. just add a short jacket instead of dupatta.

These vests look great with pants and jeans too.

I think i should buy one more ethnic vest. 😉
Hope you also like these jackets.

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My favorite footwear

We all have that little addiction for shoes. I have too many shoes but have a few of my favorites.

Here are some of my favorite footwear.

1. Golden Sandals: This is one of my fav. footwear. I wore it on my wedding. 😀 It looks superb with Indian party wear like sarees and suits.


2. Black heels: I think black heels is must for everyone. This one is very comfortable. I wore it with almost everything – Jeans, suits, sarees, dresses etc.


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3. Kolhapuri chappals: I bought it from Aminabad market (Lucknow). It look very pretty with ethnic clothes. Minus point is… it’s not very comfortable 😦 but i like to wear it occasionally.


4. Mojari / Desi Jutti: Desi jutti is one of my favorites. I love to wear them with patiala salwars and jeans. I had so many of them earlier. But now i am left with this one only. Still… no worries, i am going to punjab next month and will buy lots of them from there. 🙂

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5. Canvas shoes: I love them because i painted them. 🙂 Other wise also, i love canvas and sports shoes. They are super comfortable.


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Canvas Shoes Makeover

I love canvas shoes and I think most of us are crazy about canvas shoes and want to have the coolest ones.
I was thinking to paint my old plain canvas shoes into something fabulous and fun.
This is the picture below of how my shoes looked before painting.

And this is how they looked after painting. Bold colors were used to paint these shoes.
 I used fabric/acrylic colours which are the perfect paint to use on canvas shoes.
Simply enjoyed painting my shoes. 🙂

I am in love with the new look of my canvas shoes. 🙂
Have you tried painting your shoes before? Show us what you’ve made !


Khadi ka tashan

Hello everyone,

As we all know khaadi is a wonderful hand woven cloth material. And has a unique quality of keeping the wearer warm in winters and cool in summers. Many Indian women wear sarees, kurtis and other dress material made from khaadi. And men wear khaadi shirts, jacket and kurta with jeans.

Now a days khaadi is blended with cotton and silk to make it more attractive and is available in many colours. We saw a lot of prints and drapes at Lakme Fashion Week (Day-2).

I love wearing khadi. My favorites include: khadi Kurtas, khadi jackets/vests and sarees.

Love this look.
Khadi saree




 Love this khadi pants. I desperately want this. I think it will look great with converse. What do you say?

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I am soon gonna stitch long khadi kurta in color grey for sure.  😉
Do tell me if you also want khadi kurta. I’ll stitch one for you too.
Stay happy, stay blessed.

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“Wear Khaadi this summer and be cool.”


Liebster Award !!

champu ji copyHello dear friends,

This is my first time for the Liebster award and I am feeling great to be nominated for my first blogger award. I was nominated by “Falguni” . Check out her blog. She has got wonderful beauty secrets and home-made solutions.

So now onto the tag!


  1. Link back to the person that nominated you.
  2. Answer the questions given by the nominator.
  3. Nominate 11 other bloggers with less than 200 followers.
  4. Create 11 questions for the nominees.
  5. Notify all nominees via social media/blogs

Falguni’s questions:

1.When and why you started your blog?
– I started this blog in september 2014. I am building a platform for my dream business through blogging. I want to open a fashion and art studio in near future. I want to introduce handmade items and want to promote Indian artisans. Well, it is just a beginning. Also, I am introducing my brand name and products through this blog slowly. I am writing about indian fashion, indian arts and crafts and some other stuff. Also want to sell some hand made items through this.

2.Other than blogging what you do?
– Love creativity and create things out of waste. Other then this i am a home maker.

3.Do you think blogging as making money concept?
– Yes, it is.

4.Advice you would like to give for beginners in blogging.
– Do something interesting and try to write about it. Stay focused and write write write. Always try to reply to your comments.

5.what is your dream for which you are working hard to achieve it?
– To open my fashion and art studio and run it successfully.

6.the biggest achievement in your life?
– To finish a project/an order from New York on time for 3 bridal lehengas and one sherwani and other home decor items. And earned a nice amount. 😉

7.Who is your role model?
– My parents you are making money for your living?
– Running a small boutique from home. Sell suits (daily wear and party wear), sarees(party wear), and other creative hand made things from home or internet. Not many people know about my boutique and work.

9.Blogging or YouTube videos what would you like to do?
– Blogging

10.where you want to see your blog after one year?
– With lots of likes and lots of comments.

11.One thing you can not live without?
– Internet

I nominate:

Art Wardrobe:



Fangirling Owl:

The Summer Rain:

Blushes & Sparkle:

Creative Me:

Arti Sandhu:


Shopping in stilettos:

Through the lanes:

Your questions:

1. List 5 places you want to visit.

2. What are your favorite patterns?

3. What do you blog about?

4. What really scares you?

5. Name 3 sites online that you love.

6. What is your favorite brand of makeup?

7. Money or Love?

8. What is your newest purchase?

9. The meaning behind your blog name?

10. What do you collect?

11. How are you making money for your living?


Hope you enjoyed reading it and looking forward to reading your responses too.









Happy Holi

Hello dear friends,
Happy Holi !!!

Holi is celebrated throughout India and Nepal by Hindus – but considering how fun it is, people of all faiths join in. When i was kid i love to play holi and used to have water balloon competition with friends. I still love this festival of colours. But i hate fast colours. It is a festival of happiness and not a festival of irritating others or making them angry.

Guys please, try and avoid harmful and fast colours and do not have an intention of harming others. Make sure that whatever you do, it doesn’t hurt anyone.  Make it a “HAPPY HOLI” in true and right sense. Spread smiles and happiness.





Wish you all a very happy and colorful Holi.
Play safe.


3 good things about today

3 good things about today:

1. Thank God!! Its not raining today. I don’t hate rain but this time it was raining continuously for more then 30 hrs 😦 I was stuck inside the house and was feeling restless and also was feeling worried for nothing. :/ Don’t know why? 😦

2. I am not feeling sick anymore when i woke up this morning.:D 😀 I was not well for last one week.
Now i am planning to go to the market today. It is Holi festival on 6th of march and have to do so much of preparations. Have to make “Gujiya”(sweet dish). I need to buy a lot of stuff like colours, sweets, Thandai, balloons (holi balloons) etc.

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3. Flowers flowers everywhere. 🙂 Flowers make me smile big.


Creativity Time

Hello friends,
Do you like smileys? Well I like them a lot and thought of making them with clay.
I found some wooden blocks in my store room and made smileys on that with clay.
Then painted them with acrylic colours. 🙂

 And this is a pirate smiley 🙂
 Aren’t they cute?
 It’ll look great in kid’s room as a wall hanging or as a paper weight on their study table.
Hope you like it.



My Resolutions ;)

Happy New Year everyone!!


It’s raining here since morning and I’m not loving it. I hate Winter + Rain. Hate this combination. And, because of rain i am not going anywhere and decided to stay at home and make my New Year Resolutions.

#1. This year i am going to limit my Tea intake. Usually i have a lot of tea.. like 3-4 cups in the morning then one cup after i take bath , then one cup after lunch or instead of lunch sometimes…;) and it goes on…. and i end up having 6-7 cups of tea a day… So, my #1 goal is to limit my tea intake.. that is one cup in the morning and one cup in the evening.

#2. Limit sugar intake, Junk food and sodas.

#3. Save money.

#4. Get organized.

#5. Maintain weight. I am scared of being fat and I’ve gained a bit last year. I ate mindlessly the whole year. 😦

#6. And the last one.. Stay  away from negative people. I want to stay happy and live a happy life.

Well, i don’t have a big list of resolutions. Do share with me if you have any new year resolutions.