On Being Creative…

Events & Experiences

Today it’s been a beautiful weather here in my part of the world, it is true that weather can serve as a powerful element in your writing; it can be the atmospheric backdrop that gives a stretch of dialogue that extra flavor. I’ve been busy lately putting together two exhibitions and visiting local art clubs or street markets where you see artists with good work on sale.


As a possible avocation, I reckon I am doing well and I think I may feature some of the artist’s work once in a while. There are so many gifted talented people out there and I love discovering new ones all the time.  It’s the same kind of involvement and it’s like moving from an intimate to a more exposed space. 


Watercolor Paintings by Pooja Ratnakar

I don’t collect art for the sake of collecting- I usually buy if I get to know the artist. One of my main inspirations for writing blogs and collecting art has been to explore the inner lives of high ability creative people, to learn more about how they realize their talents in multiple forms and areas of creative expression. The story and philosophy behind their work is what speaks to me.


Watercolor Paintings by Pooja Ratnakar


Full Circle Bookshop & Café Turtle

Most of us have no idea of our real creative height. We are much more gifted than we know. Packed full of insights and resources for the creative life, these exhibitions and social events offer me new ways to thrive as a creative person. 


Full Circle Bookshop & Café Turtle

This post is dedicated to Art lovers and upcoming artists. Please send me a mail at email2sanchali@gmail.com along with a link to your blog/website/online portfolio if you wish to get in touch with me. Any feedback, critiques or comments are welcome. You can purchase our paintings by simply popping me a PM or leaving your comments below. Until my next post take care everyone.



Decor ~ Birdcage Muse


There is something exceptional about adding a bird cage into the ornamentation mix of a room – it’s like informal bohemian vibe, the Victorian flavour, kind of steam-punk match. Here are some ideas to use a bird cage for décor.

  1. For lighting. House candles or stuff a bird cage with a strand of string lights.
  2. Just décor. You can find a gorgeous vintage bird cage, and it would be a great décor piece in itself – next to a potted plant or a vintage mirror frame. Maybe you can put some antique books inside a large bird cage – it’ll be a great idea.
  3. There are also stands and flat racks that are in the shape of a bird cage. The flat ones can be used to hang up photographs, or to hang and organize your jewelry in your bedroom.
  4. Birdcages make great housing for plants – no matter, natural or artificial ones.
  5. if you are looking to create a centerpiece arrangement, a bird cage can be used as an elegant accessory just like the table centerpiece.
  6. Outdoors, a bird cage can be used as a hanging planter or bohemian decor piece.

a c d e

I have been really busy lately, so I haven’t had a chance to go out for leisure and shopping but I truly enjoy handpicking a couple of them online. Although even just skimming through them, I found so many pretty cages I want to own to add to my collection.

I tried to order two Birdcages off of one of one of my favorite online stores that sell Vintage products, they were about Rs. 2900 each (I wanted to order 2 cages), with shipping, the cost came to over Rs. 6000! That is insane! 33 (3) bb

Now you know why these cages made me so happy.
Is there anything that has made you happy lately?