BOSS BABE ALERT : ASHAMO 

BOSS BABE ALERT : ASHAMO 

Boss babe took a long break, longer than deserved. Meet our boss babe of July ( also it is her birthday month!!) She has turned her passions into a fierce brand. Asha Mohammed is a 27 year old mother to two adorable boys. She is a makeup artist, a fashion and beauty columnist, an interior decorator and a lover of everything glam. She trained professionally in HR but found love in influencing and managing people online. Here’s Asha Mohammed in…

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MASK UP YOUR ROOMS

MASK UP YOUR ROOMS

Masks have so many uses for different communities all over the world. However we are interested only in the ones that can turn your home into a historic gallery of sorts. Where I live masks are very readily available and so they loose that exoticness for me. Of course until I stumbled on these gorgeous rooms that got masked up so beautifully. Whether your space is contemporary, hollywood regency, minimalist or mid century modern, a mask can be a great…

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TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

Travel decor is dear to my heart. I travel to see beautiful spaces before I enjoy the beautiful places. Backpacking through 3 countries in Europe in April saw me go to Geneva and Paris. The last stop was Milan, Italy- a country I fell hard for. The food, the sites,the culture, the language, the people! I want to go back again! We booked an Airbnb in Cimiano,Milan. It was a quaint little 2 bedroom apartment that fused a minimalist modern…

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MOROCCAN INTERIORS

MOROCCAN INTERIORS

Morocco is a country I long to go to. I want to experience the rich culture, the food ( chicken tagine anyone?) , unlimited supply of Argan oil, but more than everything else I would love to soak myself  in Moroccan decór. Not to  forget the handmade, luxurious rugs. So many beautiful things to say about Moroccan interiors. For a country that was inhabited by the French, Berbers, Arabs and Spanish there is a bit of everything going on in…

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FRENCH FOOD: MUST EAT IN PARIS

FRENCH FOOD: MUST EAT IN PARIS

French food – you can never go wrong with French food. From French onion soup, des escargots, duck in all forms, croissants and the over 1000 different pastries. French cuisine is everything! So while backpacking on a budget, here’s a few delicacies I tried out and would highly recommend. We did not do any gourmet or over the top restaurants. No snails either. I would eat snails only if nobody aforementioned it. That being said I am yet to taste…

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DINING SPACES: THE MAKING OF A DINING ROOM

DINING SPACES: THE MAKING OF A DINING ROOM

Dining areas: Hey good peoples. Let’s talk design today, shall we? I will take you through the making of a dining room. I grew up without a dining area. We would eat in our living room. Some of my clients at work have also confided to me that we would be making what would be their very first dining set ever. I love how people get excited at the thought of eating on a table as opposed to eating on…

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PARISIAN AFFAIRS: CITY GUIDE – THE PARIS HACK

PARISIAN AFFAIRS: CITY GUIDE – THE PARIS HACK

Parisian affairs. So just after leaving Geneva, which I did not find as up beat as I had expected. Although why had I expected New York craziness in Geneva? I digress…. after Geneva, Paris happened. I will do a short post of my journey from Geneva to Paris soon. I am itching to talk about the city of lights and love. So when in Paris, what to do? We had little time to explore this beautiful city and so for…

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 BOSS BABE ALERT: ANGELA KARIUKI

 BOSS BABE ALERT: ANGELA KARIUKI

Drumroooools!  There’s a new section on the blog that has been in the pipeline for a while now. A boss babe category! A section  that will highlight amazing women doing amazing stuff in the society and moving mountains. Because if we do not write our own stories who’s gonna? So ergo, meet our first boss babe…nah scratch that our SUPER first boss babe Angie. I met Angela last year and she is a truckload  of fresh air and lots of…

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GENEVA CITY GUIDE: THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA IN A DAY

GENEVA CITY GUIDE: THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA IN A DAY

Geneva is beautiful, well every place I go to ends up being beautiful. It is also costly, the nature and Old world architecture however compensates for the uber costly Swiss stuff. If you are visiting or short-staying in Geneva note that all shops (about 90% of them) close at 7 pm. All shops close on Sundays and also on all holidays. All offices & fountains close on holidays too. I made my trip on a Sunday that was also a holiday….

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OUTDOOR OASIS

OUTDOOR OASIS

Oasis is not only a refreshing zone in a desert. You can also create a back or front yard oasis in your home. Outdoor areas are cool hangouts for breakfast, book reading, an afternoon nap or a dinner away from the dining table. If you are looking for ways to spice up your outdoor area here are a few cool outdoor inspiration for all types of outdoor area. Apartment Balcony   Confined to the concrete jungle of apartments? Bring that…

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