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Ooh Yes for Ooh Noo

A few weeks ago, I ordered some gorgeous bed linen for Ethan’s room and wanted to let you in on this awesome find! This room is a space in our new…

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Making room for guests

It’s that time of year again, folks – the festive season. I can’t even believe that December is in our sights, let alone Christmas. For most expats living in the UAE, this…

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White Moss Decor

This post comes with a warning. It may be harmful to your wallet because when you see what I am about to show you, you’re going to want all the…

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Throw Pillow Talk: Mud Cloth

There’s a new throw pillow darling on my bed. It’s of African descent, features bold patterns and is bang on trend. Say hello to the lovely mud cloth! One can get…

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Dubai Design Week: What’s on my Radar

Where has a year gone? I cannot believe that Dubai Design Week is upon us already. Fast becoming one of Dubai’s most exciting fixtures on the events calendar, the programme for…

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Wall Lights Roundup

When was the last time you shopped for wall lights? They’re funny little blighters, those wall lights, or ‘wall sconces’ if we’re being proper. They’re just not as common or readily available as you…

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Let’s paint the town with magic chalk paint!

During the summer I attended a workshop at the Falaknaz Warehouse – an introduction to the “Annie Sloan Method”. This workshop covered the basics of what you’d need to know when attempting your first…

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Scene and Heard | Part 1

Say hello to a brand new feature around here. It’s called Scene & Heard and it’s essentially a round up of what can only be described as snippets of the…

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I found a new love, Dubailove

I didn’t know I was looking for love and then I found Dubailove. Er, sorry, I simply could not resist that one. But seriously, have you guys seen the awesome range of city souvenir goodies…

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The New 2017 IKEA catalogue

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably already seen or heard that the new 2017 IKEA catalogue has arrived in stores. I was a little late to this party as…

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Dining and entertaining with Crate & Barrel

Dubai peeps, if you don’t already know, Crate & Barrel currently have an offer of up to 30% off on selected items from their dining and entertaining range. And the…

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Far Out Luxury Villas, Ios, Greece

Hello my lovelies. It’s been a while. The summer holidays call for a slower pace and I have certainly been taking advantage of that. If you follow me on Instagram…

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Office Interiors / Take one

When Brett, the owner of EngageME Consulting, approached me to design their new office space, I was as excited as I was nervous. This would be my first commercial design and installation, and…

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I saw the mothership: IKEA of Sweden

The past few weeks have been really busy. Like crazy-cray-cray busy. So far, the month of June has even included a trip to Sweden and Denmark. More specifically, a small Swedish town…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

I love putting together gift guides. It’s like shopping without spending they money. With Father’s Day just around the corner, I have put together the ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide.…

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Home office makeover

Over the past two weeks, I have shared mood boards on how to shop the IKEA Part Sale for your living room and bedroom. After sharing these tips with you all,…

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DIY Father’s Day snack pack

I’m surprisingly well prepared for Father’s Day this year. I’m not entirely sure how that came about, since I’ve been feeling particularly frantic lately, but then who am I to question such…

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IKEA part sale: Top picks for a Scandi Chic bedroom // GIVEAWAY

With IKEA’s part sale still in full swing, I am giving away some more tips on how to shop that sale like a boss… amongst other fun things. Ever wondered how…

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Baby girl nursery with all things cute & cuddly

Earlier this month, we installed a nursery in a beautiful Downtown Dubai apartment for the sweetest baby girl. She’s been sleeping in mum and dad’s room until now, but it was time for…

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Top picks for the IKEA part sale // GIVEAWAY

Summer has well and truly arrived here in the UAE. The sudden spike in temperature has had me huffing and puffing my way through the days as I cart my little tribe around on…

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IKEA’s new VIKTIGT collection

Last year IKEA launched a limited edition collection called NIPPRIG, which I loved and wrote about here. The ceiling light from that range was particularly popular and I am so glad to have secured…

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Emaan Home

So if you’re a regular around here, you’ll know that this old heart of mine likes to skip a little beat every time I discover a new place to shop. To be…

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Surprise room makeover

I’m so excited to show you this adorable room which we recently installed. The makeover was a surprise birthday gift for a sweet ten year old from her mum and dad.…

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The e Barza Excitement

My lovelies, it’s been so long. Apologies for the radio silence around here – it’s been a very busy few weeks with lots of exciting projects on the horizon. You’ll…

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Pantone Colours 2016: Rose Quartz and Serenity

I have to admit, I didn’t fall in love with the Pantone’s choice of colours for 2016 when they were first announced. Hence the silence on this topic. The selected colour is supposed…

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Micro Trend: Wire Chairs

There’s a new micro trend on my radar – super cool wire chairs reminiscent of the late 70s and early 80s. Don’t you just love them? Traditionally reserved for outside patios (and I would know…

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A new shopping experience at IKEA

Last week, I was invited to the launch event of IKEA’s ‘Make Room for Life’ project – an initiative aimed at creating a more realistic and inspiring shopping experience for the IKEA…

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Giveaway winner announcement

Thank you to everyone who participated in this exciting giveaway! Our lucky winner of the Dhs 2,000 IKEA UAE gift voucher is Tahira Ali, who has been notified by email.…

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Chunky Knits

Anyone noticed how chunky knits are having their moment under the spotlight in the world of interiors? A quick glance at Pinterest will provide all the reassurance you need to know that these dramatically bulky weaves are…

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Ikea in my home // GIVEAWAY

I think we all know I am a big fan of Ikea. There is no denying it’s place in the world of interiors. The brand epitomises the phrase ‘form follows…