Best Advent Calendars for 2017

Ever since I could remember I’ve had an advent calendar in our home, and so each year, I choose carefully the one to buy. So naturally I made a list, just in case this Christmas product is a must have in your household: {featured image – west elm village advent calendar}

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Decor: Simple Decor With Emphasis

There is one more move I intend to make before settling down for good and once I find the right place to call home, I hope to adapt some of these wonderful decor or design ideas:

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Decor: Subway Tiles or In This Case Not

I am a huge fan of what we refer to in the states, back splash for the kitchen walls in between the counter and the upper cabinets. I’m not sure when the trend all started, but it is a design wonder I appreciate. So just in case you are in the mood to update your […]

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Decor: In Line With October Theme

Actually, I’ve been seeing more and more homes in San Francisco proper warming up to this color – and I have to say – I’m starting to like it as I plan out colors to paint our home in the city – kind of like these:        

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Decor: Picking The Right Exterior Design For Your Home

We’ve been procrastinating on the idea of replacing our roof and with that of course refreshing the paint or the look of the exterior. Although the wait list for a roof replacement is a mile or two long and the cost – very out of to control in comparison to other places around the country, […]

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Decor: Popular Interior design by State

I have a pretty good idea of how some of the states which make up our country prefer to design or decor their homes. Of course there is a theme or a style that labels each state as well. In California we prefer transitional style  which is: Transitional style is often described as a balanced blend […]

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Reading All About…

Some Raw Silk and Saffron archive reads for just in case you have nowhere special to be this (U.S) holiday morning: Travel: Food: Decor: Lifestyle: Fashion:

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Decor: Simple Walk-in Shower Design

Besides being extremely clean, the shower should ideally be an inviting space  – where one can simply exist for just a few minutes as if there isn’t a care in the world. My favorite experience under the best shower was in Bern Switzerland, in a five-star property – where the emphasis of the entire bathroom […]

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Decor: Spanish Colonial

I realized there is a theme happening today – with all things Spain. First my favorite Cotton Hotel with its elegance and grandeur and now this property in Texas housing a Spanish inspired decor, from which I can steal a few ideas:

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