shahs of style

interior design with a touch of Shah

General misconception:  style costs a lot. I have to say I do feel overwhelmed especially if I walk into a high end store (in Georgetown or Maza Galleria) and nothing is below $200!  In a high-end designer store, an outfit can easily cost over $1000 which is not ideal for an everyday girl.  Realistically, you can’t …

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Istanbul, Turkey.  A city that is just SO cool and unique.  I have to say, my favorite memory is sitting by the busy sidewalk eating kunefe, drinking Turkish tea, smoking a hookah while appreciating the panoramic architecture.  It’s hard not to wonder that this city is enriched with a tremendous amount of history, religion, politics and the juxtaposition of old and new ideas. I entered what was once was …

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Crystal Clear Clear furniture is in vogue with high end decorators and designers because of its versatility  —  it’s neutral naked characteristic can easily blend in with any decor, literally.  Clear furniture is either made from glass or acrylic and can make a room seem larger.  Transparent accents can be found in coffee tables, consoles and end tables as well as chairs. Gold is Old—so …

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Waiting for the arrival of my baby girl, I’ve been on a major crunch-time.  Been super busy converting our current guest room into a  nursery AND transitioning our two year old’s room into a “big girls room.”  Having one more month left,  I have been redecorating, repurposing and redoing these two rooms.  My latest project was this chest …

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