Inspiration · photography

Inspirational Wallpaper: December

Ahhh December…one of the busiest times of the year. Don’t worry, we will make this brief. We just wanted to wish all our readers a very blessed holiday season (no matter what you celebrate) and to those of you that are students, we wish you the very best of luck on your final exams (we… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: December

Food · recipe

Labneh Pizza Toast

Long before toast became a trend, my family had its own toast-y tradition. On weekend mornings that weren’t filled with scheduled activities, we would make these labneh “pizzas” using toasted pita rounds, labneh, and vegetable toppings. If you’ve never had labneh, you are truly missing out. A popular Lebanese breakfast staple, labneh is a strained… Continue reading Labneh Pizza Toast

Crafts · decor · DIY

Dress your plants: DIY Washi Tape Planter Art

This month, the wonderful Igor and Judith at Urban Jungle Bloggers are on the lookout for creative, inspiring and unusual planters for dressing up plants. We took this as a challenge to transform our neutral, minimalist IKEA pots into something a bit more bright and cheery for our eclectic space. Plus with the holidays around the corner, we thought… Continue reading Dress your plants: DIY Washi Tape Planter Art

Crafts · DIY · home

DIY Upcycled Candles

It’s that chilly, cozy time of year and you’re reaching to light up those festive candle scents; earthy pine, spicy cinnamon apple, warm vanilla cookie. That is, until you realize your candles are nearly dead from last season’s use. You can barely fit your hand in to light the wick at the bottom of the… Continue reading DIY Upcycled Candles

Inspiration · Life · photography

Inspirational Wallpaper: November

November is flying by as fast as the leaves are changing color and falling to the earth. This month marked a new transition for us as we welcomed baby #2 into the world and we are just beyond happy.  With Thanksgiving around the corner, we thought we would channel this happiness into a wallpaper that… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: November

DIY · home

DIY Rustic Wooden Shelving

This post is a detailed DIY tutorial for building reasonably-priced, open shelving using a combination of components from IKEA and Home Depot like the one we had in our updated kitchen. Initially, we were going to purchase the IKEA EKBY shelf system but they only had black, white and aluminum options for the actual shelf. Since we… Continue reading DIY Rustic Wooden Shelving

decor · garden · home · lifestyle

Fall Harvest Herb Bouquets

It’s nearing the end of October and the weather here is finally taking a chilly turn. With all the things that need to get done, including preparing for baby #2’s arrival in a few short weeks, tending to our garden has been one of those things low on our priority list. We really wanted to maximize… Continue reading Fall Harvest Herb Bouquets