Posts tagged interior design
5 lessons I learned reinventing myself as an interior stylist

Earlier this month, I celebrated two milestones - Stella + the Stars turned 3 (it's like having another baby!) and on the same day, we had our second Dubai-nniversary! Time flies is the understatement of the year and sometimes I completely forget how far I have come. I am officially on maternity leave, it's literally the final countdown, and I thought my last post before I take some time off for the new baby should be some sort of reflective one where I impart my wisdom with you all. Just kidding, I have no idea what I am doing on a daily basis but I have learned so much in the past few years, and I often get asked how I changed careers and launched Stella + the Stars, I thought it would be worth sharing some key lessons with anyone out there who finds themselves in the same spot.

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How to create the perfectly imperfect gallery wall

I do love a salon-style display - that's the interior stylist's technical term for a gallery wall of artwork of various sizes, colours and types. It's a great way to display an existing collection of art in one place. Obviously there are many ways to create, display and hang an instagram-worthy gallery wall but here are my 5 tips to create one that is perfectly imperfect, reflects your personality and won't cost the earth... 

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[Stella Loves] Tribe Dubai's new showroom

Looking for quality yet affordable design in Dubai, is a bit like looking for tasty chocolate that doesn't make you fat... (forgive the bad food analogy but I have been the victim of the 'Dubai stone' curse and currently experiencing serious cravings). So when you find a store that has beautiful and unique pieces, carefully selected from independent designers from around the world, made from sustainable materials, and the price tags don't make you shiver uncontrollably with anxiety, it really feels like the interiors gods have heard your prayers... So if you're not familiar with this little drop of homeware heaven yet, let me introduce you to Tribe Dubai.

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