My mama's house...

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Back to work today after taking a few days just hanging out with family. Totally did me good. I'm hoping I get my spunk back this week and start going through my mile long 'to do' list. I need the productivity fairy to pay a visit and help me along. You'll notice a few changes around here too...just some tweaks to make this blog space more fun for me (and you I hope!). In the mean time, because I'm missing my parents a little,  I thought a 'mama's house instagram' post was just what I needed today.
 My parents brought this pretty piece home all the way from India.
 This was my late grandmothers. My mother is going to kill me because I can't remember what she called it in Punjabi. Its a family heirloom that I love looking at.
 Surprisingly my parents were never afraid of bold patterns and colours (in rugs that is). These Persian beauties were bought over 15 years ago and I find them very current today.
 Another souvenir from a trip to India. I'm hedging my bets that most Indian parents have one of these trinkets around their homes somewhere.
 A little jewel box treat. Can you ever really have too many of these?
Oh, my mom never misses out decorating for the kids. She doesn't take it too important lesson I think. Nothing like a dinasour in a house plant. Adds that special touch don't you think? All images via me.


Savories of Life said... [Reply to comment]

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Hogger and Co. said... [Reply to comment]

Hope you are feeling well rested!
I love all the treasures our family brings back from India - really fills the home up with such culture. Love it!

Amelia @ House Pretty said... [Reply to comment]

Those rugs are GORGEOUS!! And the dinosaur in the house plant is awesome :) said... [Reply to comment]

The Persian rugs are stunning! I love the jewel box as well. What a beautiful collection.

Supal said... [Reply to comment]

DUDE!!! We have the same jewelry box thing!! Love the dinosaur btw.

STYLE'N said... [Reply to comment]

Welcome back! I am sure it has been a tough few days but hopefully all of your family had some comfort in being together. What a lovely post-I think as I get older I start to appreciate and want more of the Eastern and Indian design elements in my home

GB said... [Reply to comment]

Your mama's house looks wonderful--love that she decorates for the kids too! :)

Shanthi said... [Reply to comment]

I loooove that brass pot.

InteriorGroupie said... [Reply to comment]

hahaha dinosaur in a house plant - love it.

raveena said... [Reply to comment]

the brass pot is called "ghara" in punjabi

TheGirlAtFirstAvenue said... [Reply to comment]

Love the dino in the pot! So cute!


kala said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely unique pieces :)

Reshma at said... [Reply to comment]

Such beautiful keepsakes! The brass pot is beautiful!

Tanvi said... [Reply to comment]

Love how you Mom's has decorated her place!

Hope you are doing well now!

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Lisa - A Room with A View said... [Reply to comment]

My parents' house is a treasure trove just like your parents' appears to be. Gorgeous pieces including the rug. It is great when one takes a closer look at each piece and appreciates the craftsmanship, color, and so on.

Anu@My Dream Canvas said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful treasures and lovely memories.

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