dining room

The Design Souk Styles: Dining Rooms

This month I’m so excited to show you how to put together eclectic and modern dining rooms. The rooms vary in price points: the price of the modern and eclectic room is higher, so if you’re on a budget, make sure you shop for items that are similar to what I’m showing you (in terms of color, texture, size, […]

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From Playroom to Dining Room!

A couple of months ago, Franca came to me with a design dilemma… For the past few years her dining room has been used as an “activity space” for her children and their friends. But now that they’re older, she wanted her dining room back. So we sat down to plan out how it could be […]

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Arabian SAS

If you live in Dhahran and are even slightly interested in home décor you’ve probably heard of Arabian SAS by now. It seems like everyone’s asking or talking about them these days… So because I’ve had a custom wood piece made by them, a post about this company seems quite timely and relevant! Arabian SAS has actually […]

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A Pinterest-y Inspired House

This home is the definition of my obsession with Pinterest and why it can be such an amazing source of inspiration. This particular homeowner is pretty much a home decorating blog and pinning junky like me, so it was great to be able to see how a DIYer translates projects, by Western bloggers who shop at Lowe’s and Home […]

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Finding Antiques in the EP

Ever since I moved here from Canada, I’ve found that I’m becoming more and more interested in buying antiques from the region for my home. I’m not really interested in huge pieces of furniture, but I think it’d be great to have a few accent pieces that have more meaning behind them and that would […]

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From Fabric to Custom

From Fabric to Custom

In this region of the world, transforming fabric into a custom piece is not too difficult to do, and can be a reasonably priced option for people living here. If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for in the market, it’s worth considering having a piece made or a worn out piece reupholstered. This is […]

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Custom Made Dining Room Cabinet: BEFORE & AFTER

My first experience with getting custom made furniture in Saudi was absolutely fabulous! I had a company in Dammam, called Arabian SAS Co., make a dining room cabinet for me a couple months ago since I was having such a hard time finding EXACTLY what I wanted.

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