The Design Souk

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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Desert Designs: The Artist’s Incubator

If you’ve been in the EP for a while, you’re probably pretty familiar with Desert Designs (DD). Whether you know it as a gift shop, a coffee shop, a gallery, or just a place to buy antiques or bedouin handicrafts, it is hands down one of the best shopping experiences in Dhahran. My visits to the store usually consist […]

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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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Get Inspired

Blogging – and being in the “accessorizing my home” process – means that I spend A LOT of time browsing sites for inspiration and ideas. My typical morning starts with me in front of my computer, with a cup of freshly brewed coffee, checking out my Pinterest account and my crazy Feedly account… In the process of browsing, I always manage to […]

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A Saudi-Inspired Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner so I hope many of you will be milking your families for some love and cute homemade cards this weekend! I do feel slightly horrible though since Saudi’s celebration of this epic day is apparently on March 21st… I guess I’ll just have to make sure I remind all of you […]

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A Blend of East & West

Teresa moved to Dhahran from Los Angeles about 4 years ago with a half a container full of household items and a few pieces of furniture for her new abode. While that’s not really a lot of stuff for a family of four, Teresa wanted to bring the essentials so that she could fill in the rest […]

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RK Interiors: Design in Saudi Arabia

I met Racha Kayali at the opening of the Arabian Collections Gallery a couple months ago. She was introduced to me as the mastermind behind the showroom, as her company had constructed and designed the entirely new space in Amwaj Plaza in Al-Khobar. After chatting with her about her amazing work at the gallery, I walked away […]

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