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I’m Deema. Compulsive writer, interior design addict, and "soft core" DIYer.

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you stay awhile.  And I really hope you brought me some food.  Preferably some nachos and a good whiskey cocktail. 

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 Deema Tabbara Lopez

Introvert to the core, but I'm pretty sure I have everyone fooled I'm not. 

I break design rules and hoard art. I started my blog as a creative outlet from my stressful day job, and my dream is to one day write a coffee table book that you won’t only place on your table, but one that you will read and devour, and think of when giving gifts to friends–Much like my favorite, Whiskey In A Teacup. 

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DIYs from The Blog —

DIY Painted Patio: How To Completely Transform 

Two weeks ago I embarked on the most agonizing DIY I’ve done to date. I realize this

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How To Turn A Dresser Into A Beautiful Built-In

One of my most recent projects was the kid’s room, and I couldn’t be happier with

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DIY Faux Subway Tile Using A Sharpie In Two 

After I did my DIY Faux backsplash using a sponge for my master bath, I kept thinking

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Patio Refresh

Check out one of my most popular DIYs that caused a mental breakdown or two. These painted tiles truly transformed my backyard.  

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Kitchen Reno

We finally finished the kitchen renovation after months and months!  Full blog post with cost breakdown below.

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Reading/Dining Nook complete!

Check out the Kitchen Reno blog post for all the deets.

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“Your home should tell the story of who you are, & be a collection of what you love.” 

-Nate Berkus

5 Bed Styling
Tips (#3 is a game changer)

There are a few things in life that I’m truly good at: mastering the art of an amazing (terrible) karaoke performance, eating an obscene amount of food in record time, and styling a damn pretty bed. 

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Popular Blog posts

Thinking of buying a new piece of art? Read this first.

Just like those 20 quarantine pounds that I swear came out of nowhere, the emotional love affair I’ve developed for art is

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A Behind The Curtain Look At The “EASY” Life Of An Influencer.

About 2 and half years ago I sat at my coffee stained kitchen table, and I pressed “publish” on my very first blog post. I had no idea what the hell I was doing

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Beirut, I love you

“I am ok if you hear about the explosion,” was the message I received from my father on Tuesday, August 4th at 8:31am 

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"The best design projects are where people broke the rules."

~Nate Berkus

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