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The Holidays

My Thursday Faves

It’s Thursday – woohoo! So before you go off to enjoy your weekend or the start of your relaxing winter break, I thought I’d share some of my favorite things from this week..   My Favorite Holiday Home Tour: This has to be one of the best holiday home tours from this year! I love Emily Jackson’s […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Holiday Hostess Gift Guide 2017 | THE DESIGN SOUK |

It’s the season for socializing! While going to a party is fairly easy, hosting one is a whole new ball game. So how do you show your appreciation for the time and effort that was put into hosting you? These days I always end up getting flowers or desserts, but since flowers don’t last very […]

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Preserving Your Pumpkins for Fall

Preserving Your Pumpkins for Fall | THE DESIGN SOUK |

  Fall is a really special time in Saudi. The weather is amazing and for us folk who live in small houses with large yards, this means we can finally start entertaining groups larger than 8… So every year, I buy a whole bunch of mini pumpkins to use as decorative accessories for the entire fall season. […]

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Holiday Hostess Gifts

The holiday season is usually jam packed with parties, and the Saudi Winter season is no different. While it’s always a good idea to take a small gift, sometimes you want to show your gratitude by giving the hostess a different kind of gift for the season. Not that there’s anything wrong with flowers or […]

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Guest Post: Eid Entertaining

Eid is all about entertaining! You’re either going to big events, having a big event, or entertaining a steady stream of people that come by the house over the holidays. Personally, I’ve always struggled to figure out how to manage these kinds of occasions… It’s hard to find the perfect menu AND create that beautiful tablescape that I’m always striving for… So… I […]

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A Very Stylish Halloween Home Tour!

I’ve often found it difficult to imagine how one tastefully incorporates Halloween décor into their home. I’ve always seen great fall décor items, but I don’t see witches, ghosts, skeletons and just the combination of black and orange, in general, working in my home… However, I do happen to have a wonderfully stylish friend who seems to totally get […]

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Eid Décor!

And… I’M BACK! After a wonderful summer abroad, I am finally back home and so happy about it! I hope all of you had an amazing break and are ready to enjoy the beautiful weather that we have coming up in just over a month. So just when you were getting back into the swing of things, we get hit […]

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DIY Guest Post: Create A Ramadan & Eid Mubarak Sign!

Yay for my first guest post! Here is a lovely DIY project for Ramadan and Eid, created by a friend of mine, Sabrina. I keep seeing her beautiful creations on Facebook, and since she doesn’t have a blog of her own, I thought that this would be a great way for her to share her awesome ideas for this holy month with everyone. Enjoy!  […]

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