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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby and teenage son. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Tag Archives: home decor
In general Saudis prefer to decorate their homes very formally and like to accessorize with elegant dust collectors. I do like the unusual incense burner below with the crescent moon on top.
Just a close-up shot of some of the lovely items for sale in a home decor shop here in Jeddah.
There are many home decor shops like this one in Jeddah, with a great selection of products for the home stacked from the floor to the ceiling. As a rule, Saudis love to entertain and are wonderful hosts.
Since I moved to KSA, many times I have heard the ornate formal styles preferred by most Saudis referred to as “Saudi Gaudy.” This would be a typical example of that. Lots of intricate fancy details, almost too elegant to … Continue reading
I’m always looking up here in Jeddah because I’ve seen some of the most beautiful ceilings imaginable in homes. Many homes’ ceilings have fancy designs, tray ceilings, medallions, and gorgeous chandeliers. Our new apartment has these gorgeous concave medallions in … Continue reading
This is a really large floor vase that I saw in a window of a shop in a mall here in Jeddah. It is probably about 30 inches tall and just as wide. I thought the blue and green circles … Continue reading