Creating my Aqua Apartment

March 26, 2017

So, it’s no secret that I’ve always loved shades of aqua. It’s just so soothing and feminine. I’ve never really gotten into decorating or interior design before but once I moved into a new apartment – I considered it a fresh canvas for my dream beach house. It took me quite a few months to get the look I wanted and in that time I’ve collected a few tips and hacks that I wanted to share with you guys. Before I went overboard with my purchases and decorating the house, I scoured Pintrest and magazines for inspiration and some kind […]

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An Artistic Wedding

February 9, 2017

I’ve been taking a bit of a breather from blogging lately. If you’re following me on instagram you’ll know that it’s because I’ve been busy planning my wedding. I thought I’d write a quick blog post about the big day and how I incorporated illustration and art into my big day. First, were the invitations. Obvs, I illustrated them. I went for something stylised and elegant. There were three invitations for three different events- the mehendi, the Reception and the Valima. Traditionally, the mehendi is a party with choreographed dancing, music and opulent colors. We had a whole Arabian Nights […]

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Date night at Katana Dubai

October 3, 2016

This year is my favorite time of year! When the blistering heat of the city FINALLY subsides and you think to yourself with satisfaction that “winter is coming.” Unlike Game of Thrones, winter over HERE ain’t so sinister. It’s when all the fun, outdoorsy stuff fills up your calendar and you really can enjoy Dubai once again. Ripe Market, jazz nights, shisha, food trucks and of course, fine dining with a view. I discovered a total gem of a restaurant last week – Katana Dubai. The very hip and slick Japanese restaurant is a favorite with celebrities in LA and […]

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Paris, je t’aime!

August 27, 2016

Whenever I am in UK for the Summer, I plan a little mini break somewhere exciting . This year, I went to Paris for four days with my usual travel companions who you probably recognise from all my travel posts – my BFF and sister. I gave them ONE ultimatum and it wasn’t very sophisticated … I will ONLY go to Paris if we go to Disney world. “But you’re 31!!!!! Grow up!!” they huffed, exasperated. “DISNEY!!!” I insisted brattily, stomping my foot like Verruca Salt from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Reluctantly, they agreed. They tried to squirm out […]

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MVC’s Diamond Dry Cut Review

July 21, 2016

When it comes to haircuts, I take a Fox Mulder-like stance and “Trust no one.” Too many times have I gone to the salon for long layers and come back with a dreadful cut – you know EXACTLY which one I mean, right? Where you have a poofy-like ball “layer” on your head “complimented” with thin, straggly ends. Hands up if you’ve had that done to you. (Meeee!) I have a confession – I’ve been trimming my hair myself for the past couple of years using Youtube tutorials. I know, I know…bless me, Father for I have hair sinned. I […]

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Summer studio workshop at Harvey Nichols

July 8, 2016

I love to teach illustration but don’t always get the opportunity due to being swamped with projects buuuuut when Harvey Nichols approached me and asked me to be part of their Summer Studio line up, I couldn’t resist! This Summer, Harvey Nichols Dubai had a series of interactive workshops which included photography, fashion and styling. If the classes weren’t enticing enough,all guests who attended each received a AED200 complimentary voucher to use in the store’s Beauty Department..AND the classes were free! Pretty great trade off if you ask me. Nice one, Harvey Nichs. I hosted two workshops in June and […]

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