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I have been completely obsessed with Tartan plaid lately. My love for plaid comes out every holiday season! This year took it a bit further and created these adorable Tartan Plaid Desk Accessories.?

It all started when I ventured to a local fabric store to find a couple of different Tartan plaids for gift wrapping ideas. When I couldn’;t find what I wanted, I then looked with no luckpillow cases linen, for scrapbook paper in a Tartan plaid. That’;s when it occurred to me that I could just print my own! I printed out several to see which ones I wanted to use.?

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I’;m giving you 4 patterns, but you may find more on ?Brusheezy.com

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I already had a few?small paint cans from Lowe’;s and then I grabbed a couple of cans from the recycling bin. Having a variety of heights and sizes will allow you to organize a variety of supplies.

That’;s it! So easy!

Fill your cans and use them where needed. Placing them on a large Lazy Susan is a great way to save space.

I didn’;t stop there. I had to make Tartan Plaid Coasters?too! I originally shared on Tidy Mom.

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The trigger for this blog is a discussion between some Pepperfry folks who are set to go on a high altitude trek in the next few weeks. I had done the ‘Chadar Trek’ recently in February this year and through the trek I kept thinking about the similarities between trekking and startup life. It’s an introspective monsoon day in Mumbai, business is good, so what better time than this to put my thoughts on paper.

It's all very well trying to keep up with the latest interior design fashions if you don't actually like or feel comfortable with the colour choices depicted or advised. The whole idea of a successful interior design is to reflect your style with colours you love and feel at home with. Probably the easiest way to do this is to use white, cream or a neutral tone and build your décor from these base colours. It is also a cost effective way of being able to change the whole look of the room simply by choosing a new accent colour.