A Guest Bedroom Makeover – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

Last year, I helped my dear friend Huong with her living room makeover, and this year she really needed some help with her guest room! To be fair, I think these before pictures are a lot more dramatic than I think the situation really was at her house, but they do show you how confused she was about how to use this specific space. It was an office, craft room, guest room when she needed it to be,…

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My Thursday Faves – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

Source: A Classic Meets Modern, White Inspired SoCal Home (By Abby Larson at SMP Living) | Photography: Vanessa Lentine   Happy Saudi National Day Long Weekend! I’m so excited to have 4 days off this weekend – I hope you have something fun planned for it!! As you could probably see from my IG stories, we have been traveling quite a bit… so I’m super thrilled to be spending this weekend vegging out on my couch and watching…

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A Modern Boho Living Room & Dining Room Makeover – Photobook Photography Article

Debby, Dom and their 2 kids moved to Dhahran from Abqaiq from a fairly spacious home to a really spacious home. They brought all of their furniture with them, but it wasn’t quite enough to fill this new, very large house… Originally, they had thought to arrange the room so that the dining room was closer to the door that leads to another door that leads to the kitchen. Makes sense, but since the kitchen door is actually close…

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My 2020 IKEA Favorites – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

It’s that time of the year again – the 2020 IKEA catalogue is out and it has some awesome products in it that I know you would just love to see! I originally thought my list would have about 20 items on it, but I could barely get it under 30! I have 26 favorites listed below, and have also included some “honorable mentions” below that because they’re good products, but not quite faves yet… I have to…

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Dozen – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

If you follow my IG stories, you know that me and my husband are total foodies. We really enjoy trying out new restaurants in the Eastern Province, and are total regulars at a few of our favorites. Dozen has recently become one of those dessert spots that we just love going to, but not just because of the yummy donuts… but also because I fell so hard for their interior! I actually discovered this trendy little donut shop…

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My Fave Deals at the Pottery Barn & West Elm July Sale – Photobook Photography Article

Living Trends, Tips & Tricks My favorite mirror ever – in my guest room – is on sale at West Elm!   I have to admit, I’m not totally ready to get back into the swing of things after my month-long vacation, but hearing about a 25-75% off sale at Pottery Barn & West Elm was definitely enough to get me out of the house in this heat! As you already know, I usually love…

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Our Guest Room – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

Guest Revamp Attempt #1 (above picture) – I had the room painted a gray/blue, and the furniture stayed like this for a very long time until I decided that the space would be much more useful if I could ALSO get a desk in here… Not. Smart. At. All. Whenever I want to test out a new idea or color palette, I usually try to find a room (or outdoor space) to experiment on. I’ve tried out various…

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A Small Patio Makeover – The Design Souk – Photobook Photography Article

The next space that I wanted to show you in the #projectking full home transformation is the little patio that Kristina has. I’ll admit, when I first saw it, I was pretty confused as to what I was going to do with it. It’s small and a little awkward… We had about 180 sq. ft. to work with, which is perfectly fine, except that it was in an odd L-shape. It wasn’t really conducive to anything especially if…

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Bright & Tropical Inspired Makeovers – Photobook Photography Article

So remember my dresser makeover post from a few months ago? Well here’s the big project to go with it! And you’re actually getting a two-for-one deal with this post – a living/dining room and office makeover! This project was seriously such a blast to work on, and was also such a great learning experience for me. Ceci was always incredibly enthusiastic about the process, but her resourcefulness was something that got me super excited! She can find anything online,…

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Marie Kondo and How You Can Store Your “Stuff” – Photobook Photography Article

Photo Source: KonMari.com By now I’m sure that most of you would have heard about the new Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” If you haven’t, and you’re really struggling with clutter, this show can give you some life-changing principles to live by… I read “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” a few months ago, and I have to admit, the show definitely doesn’t cover as much as the book does. Kondo’s book goes into a lot…

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