From Dull and Rarely-Visited to A Relaxing Space for Morning Chai – Balcony Makeover!

We have a small balcony; the only one in our 3-bedroom home and though it is an extension of the master bedroom, we seldom stepped out onto it!

It was a drab looking space, that is till very recently. A random idea about astro-turf and a small garden changed all of that. The balcony makeover is still in progress, however, here are some photos of its considerable improvement.

Now, this zen-inspired space is where we relax in the morning with our first cup of tea. A break in the madness that everyday life is in Bangalore.

I do plan on doing some more gardening here and maybe even a small¬†wall mural or broken mosaic art-work… lets see where the inspiration takes me. Meanwhile here are the clay pots sourced from Chittoor and hand-painted by me, charming aren’t they!?

Take a look and let me know what you think of it?

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Our First Blooms!

About three weeks back we planted these seedlings, which I suppose is a variety of Centaurea. This morning we woke up to our first blooms, evenly across all four planters. Such a pleasure to behold!

There is nothing more overjoying than gardening and to see the plants bear flowers and fruits.

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