Wednesday, February 10, 2010

A few birds and vignettes from home

My love for colour and strange passion for birds (which I myself didn't know I had) have made themselves evident at home. I swear I didn't go looking for these birds, but when I unpacked from my trip to Rajasthan, I was startled to figure that in total I had bought a duck, a hen, a cock, an owl, a cat and a pig! I could start a menagerie all on my own. These are pictures I clicked long back & Archana of Rangdecor who is also one of my earliest blog buddies had urged me to make a post on my birds- so here they are finally.

This one sits bright on my faded and worn decoupaged table.
I keep re-arranging them around, so this guy now sits on my microwave oven
My orangy owl stares accusingly :)
This is my bathroom wall from the outside. My house has an overdose of orange I admit, but whats to be said- I love the colour to distraction :)
And this is a shot of my living room when there are no guests- the pillows are falling all over each other & I sit on the cane chair and prop my feet on the crumpled sofa. (those who are disgusted may look away ;)
And here is a peek into a part of my bedroom. That's the bedroom door & striped wall reflected in the dresser mirror. I painted it when I was recovering from a bad bout of malaria. I wasn't allowed to watch tv or go out, so I pulled out my paints & happened to this door.

33 comments:

Susan Erickson said...

If the birds are made of clay they are a true treasure...Your home is warm and welcoming. Love the door!

Patricia Torres said...

Thats an amazing bird collection.. I love orange too... so am always more than happy to meet 'orange lovers'..

Catherine V. Bainbridge said...

Love those little birds. They're so funny looking... kind of awkward. Very cute!

Design IQ said...

Love the bird collection !!!!!

I am orange obsessive too so I understand :) Love the walls ---especially the bedroom---it's full of sunshine and cheer

BTW, I did not get the pics of products. Which email id did you send it on ??

Cheers

Isabella said...

Wonderful shots! I love the warm and sensitive atmosphere of your home.

Anonymous said...

loving orange to distraction is so cool. I love it too!
cheers, nice post. :-)
~ the window siller

vineeta said...

Susan, Not clay, but metal & wood.

Patricia, I love your new thumbnail :)

Cath, thanx !

Design IQ, I sent it to the designspaces id. Just look for under the label 'My work' on my blog & you will see all the pictures there :)

Random Thoughts said...

love the pics of your home... warm cheerful colours... can we have another closer peek at the bedroom door?

vineeta said...

isabella, thanx!

Madhu,let me look through my archives,I might have a couple of shots. Will upload as soon as I find :)

juliette said...

i love your stripey yellow walls! what a cheery place to wake up in!

kendalee said...

I loved the peek into your home and at some of your birds - it looks so vibrant and inviting. And the orange makes me all tingly with delight - it's a colour that makes my heart sing. Thank you for sharing it!

christy said...

Again with the beautiful colors on your blog! You have such a cheerful home :-) thanks for sharing!

Rekha said...

Love the birdie collection, they are cute. Yellow striped wall looks refreshing and your painting sure stands out!

jacqueline said...

WOW your home is soo gorgeous and lovely! I adore these birds collection you have and oh my loving these colorful walls!

I've been busy with preparing for chinese new year and valentine's but sure am glad i found time to visit you here! Hope you are doing good and well. Have a lovely merry happy weekend and a sweet valentine's! Love to yoU!

Bronwyn said...

I love your home; including the overdose of orange and the crumpled sofa - exquisite. The banana leaf door is gorgeous... but I wonder.. why no TV when recovering from malaria?

Arch at Rang said...

Oh Vineeta! This is awesome!

I love the duck! ( Also I remember you had picked up two long necked cats)

P.S. Where did you pick it up from? It's lovely!

Arch

Jutta said...

Your home is so colorful, it's great! I love the yellow stripes combined with the green leaves on the other wall.

Little Pinwheel said...

I am loving the splash of colour, not too much! Orange is fabulous and I am sure it reflects your personality!

Anonymous said...

I love love your blog..... can completely relate to it since I am a home-lover myself. The orange looks fantastic.... it makes the whole place feel so earthy and bright at the same time.

I would like to share my home pics with you- how I converted an ordinary govt. quarters to what it is now.. tried clicking on your email link.. somehow didn't work! Where can I send you the pics?

Divya

Jill said...

I've had malaria...unfortunatly I was not at all creative during that time!

frauheuberg said...

oh, a lovley place to live...and your bedroom...so fresh with these yello lines...like it...so nice to see this very personal part of you...thanks for sharing...cheers ines...

anrosh said...

that green is fantastic - the yellow too - i am sure there was a lot of elbow grease.

ArtPropelled said...

Lovely peek into your warm and inviting home. I love your birds!

layers said...

you have a lot of color and warmth in your home and in what you collect and bring home

flowing moments said...

youpie ... a home tour !!! love it :) thank you for letting us in the warmth of a beautiful sunset ... this is such a happy colour ! and I love your mobile in the lounge :)

vineeta said...

Thanx everyone for your appreciation :) I was really not sure of this post & it makes me happy to hear such nice things!

Brownwyn, I come from an
Ayurvedic background where tv and other such stimulating things are frowned upon when one is recuperating :) Its not that strict, but just adviced thats all :)

Archana, the birds I picked up from Rajasthan & the cats I bought from the Kalaghoda Arts festival 5 years back.

Divya, you can write to me on vineetanair2222@gmail.com

Once Upon A Tea Time said...

They are gorgeous!

Deepa Raman said...

i happened to see the homes under beautiful homes..very nice..lovely is the word.. :)

RepublicOfChic said...

OMG! Your comment just made my day! So good for my ego! ;)

Following now..

PS. My sis and I write the blog, so OUR egoes :)

deepazartz said...

Beautiful collection!
Love the painted wall:)
I love orange too...

Gillian said...

LOVE it. I have a similar colour in my upstairs rooms called Cassaba Melon, I adore it! I too need saturated colour around me, it makes me feel happy!!!

bhumika said...

The birds are adorable and i so love the shades of yellow near the room. You really have a nice and warm home :)

holin said...

Very nice. Colors are good. I like it. Continue in the same direction!