The Design Souk

A Living Room Makeover

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Happy Saudi National Day – I hope you all had a fabulous long weekend! So you may or may not remember, but a few months ago I posted a TV room makeover (African Chic TV room), and told you that I was going to share the second part of it – the formal living room […]

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10 Fabulous Coffee Tables

  I’ve been on the hunt for a killer coffee table for my home for a very long time. The custom blue ottoman that I’m currently using has worked well so far and really is the perfect size for the space, but I hate that it has also become an ideal spot for people’s feet… […]

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Lake Como

This summer, hubs and I planned an amazing couple of days in Northern Italy on Lake Como. We loved our stay there so much that I decided to write a piece for the Arab News about it… BELLAGIO, Italy: When I think of the perfect getaway, I now picture the lakes and mountains of Lake […]

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TDS Styles: High & Low Master Bedrooms

When you’re decorating a home, I’ve noticed that the bedrooms, especially the master, take a little bit of a back seat to the action. I never spent a lot of time thinking about my own master bedroom or bathroom since no one really sees it, but the truth is that the space that you sleep […]

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The Castles of Kent: Hever Castle

If you’re a fan of anything related to the Tudors, then you’ll be really excited to know that I visited Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn (Henry VIII’s second wife and mother to Queen Elizabeth I). The castle is not as large as Leeds Castle (takes just about an hour or less to cover), but it […]

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My 2018 IKEA Faves

OK, yes – I’m slightly biased because I love IKEA so much, but seriously they’re KILLING it! There are so many amazing new items from their 2018 catalogue plastered all over various blogs and interior websites, so I just had to show you my personal favorites! For my Saudi folks, many of these items should […]

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