Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Friday, April 27, 2018 04:40:58 AM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

Spring cleaning your home - literally!

photo by

By
23rd-Mar-2018       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Weekend Plus Desk :
Get rid of clutter at home and make it spring-ready with a burst of bright colours, floral accents, and energetic patterns. Bid goodbye to the thick curtains and welcome bright airy curtains and airy spring sheets say, experts. Sunil Gupta, Founder and Director, ExportersIndia.com and Apurva Muralidhar, HomeLane Design Partner, have suggested tips:
* Make use of empty mason jars and glass bottles to decorate your room with flowers such as daisies, tulips or carnations and freshen up your home.
You can spray paint the mason jars with bright colours and place the receptacles to create an indoor garden or green corner. Opt for vertical gardening to save space and grow flowers or herbs in these mason jars. You can also convert these bottles into a bird feeder and place it on the balcony to attract different birds to your home.
* Terrariums are trending and they can make for a perfect centerpiece in your room this season. They are easy to make and are very low-maintenance. You can decorate the glass jars/bottles with coloured stones, succulents and decorative beads. Terrariums thrive in less water but need adequate sunlight to survive.
* Candles in different sizes, shapes and colours are soothing and make for ideal home decor. They can be very illustrative of spring with the right colours and scents. Balance the brightness in your home with a fresh seasonal scent of candles like lavender, lemon and sweet cherry.
* Let your living room have a white sofa with off-white cushions, bordered with silver or gold piping. Just that much can be extremely soothing to the eyes.
* Replace your white lights to warm lights in your dining area. You can also use fairy lights to give that twinkling effect. Let the wooden dining table be bare. Match it with some patterned napkins and light patterned chinaware.
* Put an old wooden table even if it is rough on the edges, out in your garden with mix-match of old chairs and little concrete moulded bunnies lying around. n

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Corruption becomes organisational


THE investigation teams of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) have got evidence about large-scale financial corruptions in 10 government organizations where the Roads and Highways Department topped the list. Second and third positions have been acquired by education and health sectors consecutively. Others are Land, Public Works Department, Chattogram Port Authority, Land ...

Sports »

Bangladesh Army Area Commander Headquarter logistic area Mejor General Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan giving away champoins trophy to the Tenth Infantry Division of Bangladesh Army team,who became Champions of the Bangladesh Army Watersports at Army Swimming Complex at Banani in the city on Thursday.


Entertainment »

Ankhi Alamgir busy with stage shows


Entertainment Report :Ankhi Alamgir is such a popular singer who has to be engaged with stage shows round the year at home and abroad. On April 14, 15 and 19 she took part in three countries - Paris, Vienna and Oman respectively with the invitation from expatriate Bangladeshis there. After ...

City »

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, among others, at a discussion organised by `Sammilita Bouddha Nagorik` at the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding release of the party Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia.


Weekend Plus »

Myths, tips for healthy hair in summer


Weekend Plus Desk :Summer can bring in several hair woes. From using right serum to brushing in a proper way, experts say there are easy ways to tame your mane.Arpit Jain, founder and Managing Director of Auraine Botanicals, suggests tips to keep your hair healthy:* Hair serum: Always apply hair ...

International »

India-China summit expected to ease tensions over border


AP, New Delhi :Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a visit that some experts believe could reset a complicated relationship that faced several tests last year, including a tense border standoff.The meeting between the leaders of the world's two most populous nations ...

Editorial »

Stop women harassment on running buses


A DHAKA court on Tuesday placed three staffers including driver of a Turag Paribahan bus in a case filed over sexually harassing a private university female student in the running bus on her way to campus. According to the case statement, on April 21, the girl boarded the bus on ...

International »

Trump, Russia and China media attacks `threaten democracy`


AFP, Paris :Press freedom around the world is under threat from a triple whammy of US President Donald Trump, Russia and China's bid to crush all dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday.Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned that a "climate of hatred and animosity" towards journalists combined with growing attempts to control ...

Football »

Liverpool`s Mohamed Salah celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League semifinal, first leg, soccer match between Liverpool and Roma at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England on Tuesday.


Entertainment »

Yami hopes to help kids, one book at a time


Yami Gautam, actress of the upcoming Batti Gul and Uri posted on her social media that she has just supported and donated towards setting up a library for under privileged kids in Kohlapur, Maharashtra. Her donation will help over 400 children in the area to read, learn and imagine. The ...

City »

Human rights activist Dr Hamida Hossain, among others, at a seminar on 'Socio-economic Development of Dalit Women in Bangladesh and National Budget' organised by different organisations in CIRDAP Auditorium in the city on Wednesday.


Football »

Members of Dhaka Abahani Limited during their practice session at the Abahani Ground on Tuesday.


Sports »

Senior Operative Director (Head of Games & Sports Department) of Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn (second from left) speaking at a press conference at the Club House in Army Golf Club on Tuesday.


Entertainment »

Sonam to quit Bollywood!


Sonam Kapoor's wedding has been one of the most talked about topics of discussion in the industry. A lot of speculations are being made about Sonam-Anand's wedding. Recent reports suggested that Sonam will be shifting to London post her wedding with Anand.These speculations even gave rise to rumours that Sonam ...

Editorial »

Police must not feel free to abuse police power against police discipline


A MOTORCYCLE was stolen from in front of a high police official's residence last week. Motorbikes are the easiest target for thieves. They either stealthily take away the bikes or stop the riders at night and snatch away their bikes. Sometimes, the bikers are knifed or beaten up. Last year, ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news