DIY project-Autumn vase


DIY is a trend nowadays.I am die hard DIY and i would always love to recycle waste materials .Today I am going to show you simple yet interesting idea of a DIY autumn vase.

Today i am going to show you how to recycle empty detergent bottle ( i used a lizol bottle) to a autumn vase.Its super simple and you need not spend a penny for it.

Things required:

Empty detergent bottle(cut into half)

Small sticks

Duct tape





Paint the upper part of the detergent bottle in a dark paint.Here i have used black paint .You can use any dark paint accordingly to your wish.

Using the duct tape,bundle the small sticks together .Now paint the sticks with the lighter paint which goes well with the paint in the detergent bottle.i have used orange which sounds weird color for a branch .But its my favorite color.

Glue small balls of cotton to the branch.

Viola!!!..beautiful yet simple Autumn vase for your coffee table.


Tips To Select Fresh Produce From Market


Once i went to nearby market to buy fresh vegetable and fruits.Though i have been there a lot of times,i have always accompanied someone with me .But this time i was a loner standing among the chaos .

One can easily visualize the scene of indian market with grocers shouting the prices,hawkers protruding into the street beyond the pavements,stale smell of rotten vegetables and fruits mixed with wonderful aromas of fried pakoras,samosas,bajji and filter coffee. Being alone i soon realised how could i select fresh produce from a heap or on what parameters can i judge its quality and could i trust if the grocers are giving me old stock of veggies or if he is simply scaling up the prices.

Here I am giving you some tips to buy fresh produce  of vegetable and fruits from market.

 Leafy greens:Always notice if the leaves are tender  and fresh with no fungus and insects or leaves with holes.Go for a brightly coloured ones. Continue reading