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NOEL DIY

December 4 2016
Noel DIY

A Noel DIY decoration that cost less than QR 100. Christmas is my favorite holiday and I got a little too excited this year that we decorated our house and put up our Christmas tree before Thanksgiving! It’s a bit embarrassing to admit but my friend Vanina shares the same level of enthusiasm for the […]






HOW-TO: EASTER BASKET YOU CAN ENJOY

March 24 2016
Easter basket

Easter is one of my favorite holidays purely because it’s a perfect excuse to go power through a bag of Cadbury mini-eggs (it’s my crack). I know I’m not alone in this so I thought it might a great idea to create an adult version of Easter basket. This basket includes chocolate treats naturally, but […]






HOW TO CREATE AN EPIC CHEESE PLATTER

December 20 2015
How to Cheese Platter

One of the many great things about being welcomed into a French family is the introduction to French food, particularly to cheese. Before I had met my husband, my taste buds for cheese were limited to cheeseburgers and margarita pizza. Now, I can confidently differentiate the various textures, flavours and strength of most cheeses. One […]






EASY DIY SOCK SNOWMAN

December 10 2015
DIY sock snowman

Christmas season is my favorite time of the year. The Nicolet’s house is already in full-on holiday mode. Our Christmas tree is up and my playlist of holiday songs are on repeat all day long. My motivation and excitement is on a high note during this time where I channel my inner Martha Stewart with […]






D.I.Y. HALLOWEEN STRAWBERRIES

October 8 2015
Halloween Strawberries

  I’m one of those people that gets excited about the prospect of throwing a Halloween party. I start a Pinterst board with decoration and costume ideas months in advance then gets consumed with how much work it actually entails, cancels the Halloween party and deletes Pinterest board. THE END. In an effort to do […]






DIY LEATHER NOTEBOOK

September 15 2015
DIy leather notebook

Make a stylish back-to-school return or even update your boring office notebook with this simple DIY leather notebook. When I was in grade school, my favorite back to school activity was shopping for my school supplies and decorating my notebooks. I was obsessed with everything Hello Kitty and since we couldn’t afford getting 10 notebooks […]






BUILD A WHISKY BAR

September 8 2015
Build a Whisky Bar Cover

Want to my biggest house accomplishment? … Building a whisky bar at home. This is not a confession of an alcoholic but more about my brilliant idea of building a humble whisky bar right next to our vinyl collection. Anthony and I typically come home about the same time. The highlight of my day is […]






DIOR FLOWER VASE

August 27 2015
Dior Flower Vase DIY

I have trouble throwing out designer paper bags especially the really nice ones like this Dior bag. I think it’s because, subconsciously I know that I’m paying for the packaging more than the actual product. I’m also at the end of the day, a huge sucker for packaging. I have a drawer full of empty […]






HOW I EDIT INSTAGRAM PHOTOS

August 13 2015
How-to Edit Instagram Photos Editing App

Hello, my name is Karen and I’m an Instagram addict. I must confess that I’m one step closer to divorce, as Instagram is the first and last thing I see on a daily basis (Snapchat is a close second, btw: add me? clumsy.chic). I’m known to let my food go cold just to get that perfect […]






DIY DINOSAUR PLANTER

July 23 2015
DIY Dinosaur Planter Gold Etsy

Anthony and I stayed at this beautiful Air Bnb apartment in Montreal. I fell in love with the house’s interior accents especially this gold plastic dinosaur planter in the bathroom. I’d look at it every day while I brush my teeth and wondered where the owner got it. After much inspection, I realized that it […]