Wednesday, December 31, 2008

rustic beauty




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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

My room at the Ranch

after driving all around Kuwait City looking for a decent furniture store that would carry all what we need to furnish our one bedroom ranch house , my feet were swollen and my eyes were red and we came back home feeling so down.. , my husband would like a sofa , I would find it not "with in"my concept.. and when I find something.. he would think its not comfy or not suitable ..

so finally we decided on a modern sofa which I still feel that it doesnt fit into the "Ranch/Farm" environment , as modern sofas and modern designs would be associated with the "city "and everyday life .. while the ranch house idea is to get as far away from the hustle and the bustle of the city as possible!
The search is still on....



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Saturday, December 27, 2008

judge the cake by its package!

I keep looking and searching for unique and pretty ways for packaging confections, cookies , cupcakes.. Any help would be apperciated! Send me a link to a packaging idea that you like and lets keep a collections of ideas for confection packaging and presenting!

to start with ..Martha Stewart has maybe the best packaging ideas and photographs that capture the most inspiring ideas and DIYs!











via Martha Stewart

this cute jewelery box! what a pretty display!




another eco friendly idea personalized!

via Martha Stewart


cute monogramed/personalized brown boxes via Tastefully Entertaining


Check out the cute packaging from their flea market display



via KUMQUAT cupcakery

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Saturday, December 20, 2008

Art of Entertaining!

I've always loved the art of entertaining whether for weddings , parties , or just plain old dinner table set up.. Tastefully Entertaining is the master at this!



I always want to find the time to try some of Martha Stewart's crafts especially the ones for entertaining! Time flies and everyday's schedule is more hectic than the next.. But I have to create the time .. !

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

another inspiration from Australia!

Shannon Fricke , interior designer , author of three books Sense of Stye : Space , Sense of Style : Color , Sense of Style : Color and Space ( check them out on Amazon) , TV popular face and mother of two !

her blog is packed with fresh inspiration and interiors ..














check out her blog for more inspiration!!

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Absolutely Beautiful Aussie House!

I will leave you with the pictures of the home of Absolutely beautiful things' blogger Anna! She had recently renovated it into absolute gorgeousness!!



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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

kitschy and chic

ideas for a kitschy wedding and all its inspiration comes from Once Wed .





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boutique de decoration

the sweetest home accessories ever!



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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Tea ROOM with a Charm

Crown & Crumpet opened in the newly revamped Ghirardelli Square in the heart of old San Francisco in late September 2008. A destination tearoom known for top-quality food and excellent libations, all with the style and charm that one finds in modern day Britain. Crown & Crumpet infuses tradition with a large dose of panache and humor. There is no ‘Granny’s front parlor’ look for Crown & Crumpet. Renowned English architect and designer Roland Courtenay Bishop has created an architecturally inviting space with a creative interior d├ęcor designed by owners Christopher and Amy Dean. this is where I wanna be NOW !











via crown and crumpet
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