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Jazz up your interiors with pottery

Bored of the cliched decorating ideas? Experiment with some pottery centrepieces in teracotta or ceramic to give an arty feel to the house.

india Updated: May 07, 2011 01:18 IST

1 Warm welcome:

A huge, impressive Ganesha in teracotta apart from being auspicious gives a welcoming, earthy and a calming appeal. So, begin by decorating your house with this centrepiece to give an arty feel to the house.



2 Modern touch:

Go for sculptural studio pottery element and place it next to an abstract ceramic art on any prominent wall. It instantly gives a contemporary and modern feel to a home. Keep the rest of the decor minimalistic to ensure that the attention does not shift from the focal piece of the house.



3 Going green:

A cluster of urns in varying shapes and sizes placed in huge spaces apart from lending an arty touch also have a rustic appeal. The greenery helps us to get the outdoor feel inside. Also since it is summer this will give a very cool feel to the house. You can also plant a few summer blooms to give a lively feel to the decor.



4 Mystique touch:

A teracotta urli can be placed in the north-eastern corner of your house. Fill it with water and roses, add floating candles at night — it will add to the mystique. If you are expecting guests go for scented candles to lend that exotic touch to your decor.



5 Vase wonder:

Tall vases can be placed on the landings of the staircase or any other dull corner which needs to be enlivened. Place a few long flower stems in them to add to the appeal.


-With inputs from Anju Kumar, Potter