Home Home n garden Decor Decor oi-Amrisha By Amrisha Sharma on September 28, 2011 Indian traditional bed sheet designs consists of block prints, batik work, tie-dye bed sheet patterns with traditional embroidery. From simple colour blends to stitched embroidery, the bright colour and design of an Indian bed sheet enhances the glow of the room. If you use traditional bed sheets then you don't have to use a bed spread to adorn the bed. Lets check out the most famous traditional Indian bed sheet designs. Kantha work: This is one of the most popular embroidery in Bangladesh and West Bengal. The design is created by stitching on the edges of the cotton bed sheet. Kantha designs are often compared to traditional sashiko design of Japan. The running stitches with motifs of colourful flowers, animals, birds and embroidery are commonly used Kantha bed sheet designs. These running stitches add a wrinkled and wavy effect on the cloth. Gujarat embroidery: Bed sheet designs with … [Read more...] about Traditional Indian Bed Sheet Designs!
Home Home n garden Improvement Improvement oi-Amrisha By Amrisha Sharma on October 3, 2011 Sofas become dirty very easily as it is used for a regular basis. Also the cleaning is very difficult which is why, maintaining sofa covers and cushions can be challenging. Here are few tips to clean and maintain sofa covers and cushions at home. Tips clean and maintain sofa covers and cushions: 1. Before washing sofa covers at home, read the instructions given on the material label of both the sofa and cushion covers. For eg, few fabric materials are not meant to wash in hot water as it spoils the quality. 2. Take a small piece of the sofa cover which is hidden to experiment. Apply some detergent solution and clean it with water. Let it dry. See if the natural color of the sofa cover is maintained after washing or not. 3. Soak the sofa covers in normal soap water for 30-60 minutes. You can also soak it in water only. 4. If you have soaked in water then add detergent powder and … [Read more...] about Simple Tips To Clean Sofa Cover At Home!
Home Home n garden Improvement Improvement oi-Iram By Iram Zaz | Published: Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 8:02 [IST] Cleaning is a part and parcel of housework. It is a daily activity as it is must to maintain hygiene. Many products, from liquid disinfectants to cleaning wipes, are available in market to clean your house. But how about using homemade disposable cleaning wipes. It will be extremely cost effective. But how to make wipes? Today, Boldsky shares with you ways on how to make homemade disposable wipes. You must have efficient cleaning wipes for effective cleansing of your house. But how to make homemade disposable wipes? As you go on using your wipes, they get spoilt due to wear and tear. Therefore, there is a need for a new wipe every time. Buying them every now and then can be expensive. It can be annoying as well as it might not suit your requirements. Why not make your own wipes? Take a look how to make homemade disposable wipes that are effective and cost … [Read more...] about Best Homemade Disposable Cleaning Wipes
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on October 23, 2019 At least once in your lifetime you may have had your hair coloured. Be it to cover up that grey hair or to flaunt some rainbow colours, hair colouring is indeed a timeless fad. As per reports, more than 35 per cent of women and 20 per cent of men use these chemical hair colours. With varying types of hair dyes available, such as, temporary dyes, semi-permanent dyes and permanent hair dyes, the chemical impact these have are not only on your hair but also your overall health  . Hair dyes are a mixture of different types of chemicals, where some have been regarded as being carcinogenic by studies. While getting that extra oomph added your hair, you may be at the risk of developing or increasing the risk of cancer  . Risk Factors For Hair Dye-induced Cancer The type of exposure an individual has toward hair dye is a major factor that can increase the risk of cancer development. Hairstylists, … [Read more...] about Hair Dyes May Increase The Risk Of Blood Cancer, Says Study