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    When We Went Shopping At Dastkar On A Budget Of INR 2,000

    Chandni posted on 09 August

    So Dastkar’s on and we were excited as hell to go check it out. For anyone who loves unconventional finds, loves hanging out at flea markets and of course loves shopping, you cannot and should not miss this. Here are some of our favourite finds you need to go shop, and they don’t cost the earth either. Also, don’t worry if you’re not carrying cash, debit and credit cards work just fine here. Have fun, peeps!

    Slipper Printed Dress

    This clearly shows slippers are not just meant for your pretty feet. Gorgeous, serene shades and this quirky print had us swooning the second we laid our eyes on it.

    Price: INR 1,800

    Where: Stall No. 102, Chammak Challo Cool Maal from Karnataka

    Banana Fiber-Kalamkari Tote Bag

    We’re huge fans of the kalamkari print anyway, and then this bag made with banana fiber totally stole the show. God, we love it!

    Price: INR 800

    Where: Stall No. 112, Gramya Bangalore from Karnataka

    Stone Jewellery Box

    These little cuties are perfect for storing little trinkets. They’re made with stones, beads, shells and faux precious stones. Plus so colourful!

    Price: INR 300 each

    Where: Stall No. 78, Ladakh Arts and Crafts from Ladakh

    Terracotta Water Flask

    Live the old-school life and get this pretty earthern flask to store water and add some arty vibe to your home. You can either hang it, or place it on your table.

    Price: INR 300

    Where: Stall No. 76, Bhera Ram from Rajasthan

    Wrought Iron Glass Lamps

    These gorgeous lamps made of wrought iron and tiny colourful glass pieces are all you need to light up your living room and add that touch of Mughal elegance while you’re at it.

    Price: INR 700 each

    Where: Stall No. 20, Amir Ahmed and Sons from Uttar Pradesh

    Colourful Straw Baskets

    Whether it’s your laundry you want to store, or table mats you need to add some life to your dining room, these multi-purpose straw baskets will fulfill all your home decor needs.

    Price: INR 75-2,000

    Where: Stall No. 23, Moonj Crafts from Varanasi

    Black Stone Kettle

    We are totally in love with this teapot, but there’s a ton of other things including pans, beer mugs, tea cups and whatnot available — all in black stone, which has been powdered and processed to make these beauties.

    Price: INR 1,200

    Where: Stall No. 31, Black Stone Pottery from Manipur

    Painted Newspaper Wall Hangings

    These delicate wall hangings, made with newspaper and painted in lovely kaleidoscopic colours can be the perfect additions to your bedroom.

    Price: INR 310

    Where: Stall No. 55, Jugaad from New Delhi

    Organic Apricot Scrub

    Made with pure apricot kernels, this scrub can be your skin’s bestie. Plus, they’re straight from the Himalayas, guys!

    Price: INR 79-199

    Where: Stall No. 66, Aarohi from Uttarakhand

    Ceramic Animal Planters

    Add these cute planters featuring frogs, giraffes, owls and even pigs to your backyard, garden or your balcony and make this world a greener place.

    Price: INR 650-750

    Where: Stall No. 63, Olive Ceramics and Pottery from Gujarat

    Camel Leather Slippers

    In a variety of colours, these sandals and slippers are so comfortable and they can be worn with ethnic outfits, sarees and even your jeans — seriously!

    Price: INR 550

    Where: Stall No. 94, Babulal Regar from Rajasthan

    When: Saturday, August 6-Monday, August 15

    Where: Manpho Convention Centre, No. 91/4, Veeranna Palya, Nagawara Ring Road, Opposite BEL Corporate Office, Nagavara

    Price: INR 40 for entry

    Timing: 11am-8pm

    Check out their event on Facebook here.

    Photos: Rudra Rakshit Sharan

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    Location Details

    91/4, Veeranna Palya, Nagawara Ring Road, Opp. BEL Corporate Office, Nagavara, Bengaluru

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