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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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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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Saudi Souvenirs: Magic Kingdom 2018 Wall Calendars – Photobook Photography Article

Some of you may already know that I’ve been making Saudi souvenirs as wall calendars for several years now, five consecutive years in fact! I love compiling and designing the calendars using imagery from my travels around Saudi Arabia, despite it being a huge hassle every year to produce and print them. The hardest part is choosing ONLY 12 beautiful places in Saudi Arabia (from hundreds of options) and then from those 12 locations, having to select just one or…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Abaya Fashions in Jeddah – Photobook Photography Article

It’s been a while since I posted about abaya fashions. When I first moved to KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) back in 2007, pretty much all that was available was a black heavier polyester blend with the differences being in the subtle embellishments and a slight variety of styles.  I would ask for different colors or prints in lightweight cotton or linen or some type of thinner flowy fabrics – but it just didn’t exist. Beige abaya with red and…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Jeddah’s Bastah Market – Photobook Photography Article

Last night was the opening of the seasonal open air Bastah Market, located in the heart of the business district adjacent to Jeddah’s Corniche.  It is near the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and the world’s largest flagpole.   The market set-up reminds me of farmer’s markets in the US, but on a much larger scale.  The market is in its third year of operation and is operated through the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce in an effort to highlight and support local…

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ONE WEEK IN PARIS – DAY 1 – Photobook Photography Article

  Are you ready to explore Paris?! I hope that you are prepared to walk A LOT! Of course, you can always choose what you like the best from the everyday plan. After all, you may choose to spend more time shopping or walking around more than to visit museums. It all depends on you! I hope you enjoy your time in Paris!  Musée Grévin Timing 9 :30 – 19 :00 Price 20.50 € Metro Grands boulevards, Richelieu Drouot(8-9) This is an…

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