Açma – Turkish Bagel

Winter and cold weather keeps me wanting to escape anywhere where is warmer and sunnier. However, chances to escape to warmer climates for me at this time are slim, so the only thing left is evoking the sunny summer days. When, evoking summer time my thoughts go to Turkey and our summer vacations spent thereContinue reading “Açma – Turkish Bagel”

Valentine’s Day Mantel

I am really not into Valentine’s Day, and I have never decorated my home for this LOVE-ly holiday; however, the blogosphere these days is full of Valentine’s decor ideas, so I thought I should add my two cents and pull something together for this day; something quick, easy and LOVE-ly which would be a postContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Mantel”

Starburst With A Twist – Nate Berkus Inspired

Those of you, who love Nate Berkus’ line at Target, probably know that some new items from his Spring collection will be available starting on February 16. While browsing online, I came across an add featuring this Nate Berkus’ starburst, in the below picture, which would be available at Target on the mentioned date retailingContinue reading “Starburst With A Twist – Nate Berkus Inspired”

Valentine ‘s Day Decor – Wine Glass Candle Lampshades

With Valentine’s Day approaching, some of you may have already started thinking about what to buy or create for your loved ones for the Valentine’s, or what to incorporate in your home decor which would reflect the Valentine’s Day mood. Until yesterday, I did not think about any of the above. However, I created somethingContinue reading “Valentine ‘s Day Decor – Wine Glass Candle Lampshades”

A Banquette – Great Solution for Small Spaces

via The affordability of living large has decreased lately, and the downside of the economy is forcing people to opt for smaller, more affordable, living spaces. Small living space, translates to “small kitchen and dining area”, so everyone living in such a space wants to utilize every inch; hence, the banquettes come as a solution.Continue reading “A Banquette – Great Solution for Small Spaces”

New Year’s Eve Table Setting

Have you made your New Year resolution yet? Aren’t there things that you need to change or goals you would like to achieve? With New Year’s Day coming up, the question about the New Year’s resolution(s) is quite common. It is that time of year that we all tend to make decisions to either reformContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Table Setting”

Budget-Friendly Holiday Table-Setting Ideas

Few more days and many of us will be either hosting a dinner party or lending a hand at a party. Beside a good menu, every host likes to add stylish holiday sparkle to the dinner table, but not everyone, including me, is willing to spend a fortune, season after season, on a table decor.Continue reading “Budget-Friendly Holiday Table-Setting Ideas”

Holiday Mantel – Silver & White with a Touch of Black

I did not know how much fun seasonal styling can be until I started making my own ornaments, wreaths and list goes on. For my mantel decor this year I made these delicate, starburst looking ornaments spray painted in silver. These ornaments served as a starting point for my mantel decor. I laid these ornamentsContinue reading “Holiday Mantel – Silver & White with a Touch of Black”

Ballerina Stocking With Tutorial

There are so many beautiful stockings out there, and they are all affordable, but I decided to make my own this year. I found an elegant fabric at a local fabric store in the remnant bin. It was 0.50 m, and that was exactly what I was looking for. The price, if you were wondering,Continue reading “Ballerina Stocking With Tutorial”

Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor

The Holidays season is all about the family gathering, festive home decor, Christmas tree and ….list goes on and on. Since being friendly to the environment is a priority for me, I added my eco-friendly practices to my Holiday decor. Decorating eco-friendly for me means finding more friendly alternatives available, so my decor choices doContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor”