Nov 28, 2016

Guest Bedroom Turned Kids Playroom, A Project By Me

Hi everyone

I've just completed turning this dark guest bedroom into a kids playroom for a very lovely family and I'd love to share it with you.

The clients wanted me to use some items that were already available in their home;
Toys storage units that we later added one to, a fold out sofa, IKEA's toy kitchen, and the IKEA black board. I also had to keep in mind all the storage and play areas needed for all the toys and artworks the kids were making. The room had to be playful, fun, colourful, and inviting for kids to play in, do various activities, watch TV, and paint so without further due I will leave you with some before and after shots and some various other shots from the room. Enjoy the transformation and let me know what you think in the comments below!

Nov 15, 2016

Private Villa Refurbishing, a project by me

Hi everyone

I know it's been a long while since I last posted but I'm currently overseeing a few projects that I've designed and that is keeping me crazy busy.

You can check the updates that I post from all the work sites on my Facebook page, Instagram account, and snapchat account @nadasinteriors where I'm actively posting photos and videos from the work sites am handling.

For now I will leave you with these before and after photos of a small refurbishing job that I just finished.

Family Room Before 1

the room was repainted blue on one side and beige on all other sides, the dropped beam in the ceiling was painted to match the blue wall. (furniture was pre-selected by the client)
This wall was going to be dedicated for the TV and needed to be more interesting

Wooden arches with composite stone tiles backdrops and hidden light were added to add interest behind the wall mounted tv in the living room
The old TV unit which needed to be replaced in the living room

Custom designed and made TV media unit with brushed brass laser cut screen fronts and special fitted lights, the walls were given a new coat of special decorative paint

The Majlis/Salon & Dining needed some interest to be added to the plain walls, the light sconces were hung too high and needed to drop

moldings were added to the wall with tinted bronze mirrors within, the wall sconces were dropped in height and the room got repainted with decorative special effect antique paint in beige
Majlis Before 2

Majlis After 2

Majlis Before 3

Majlis After 3

Sep 22, 2016

Bathroom Remodel Before & After, a project by me

This is a project that I took on for one of my client's family homes. They had the guest bathroom turned into a steam room a long time ago and they had the need to convert it back into a guest bathroom.
The client was very specific about what they wanted:
-White/beige/light grey tiles - it had to be neutral and light
-Wall mounted toilet
-Individual glass enclosures for both the shower and the toilet
-An aluminum sink cabinet made to look like wood (which to me is the only thing that I would change about this bathroom, I would have gone with a more delicate sink, a pedestal type or a wood legs frame with a top sink kind of piece).
The design concept was for a light, airy, clean, modern, simple yet luxorius bathroom

Photos of the Renovation Process

Before Photos
This was the bathroom when I first took on the project, the client had already started tearing it down

you can notice the aluminum ceiling here which was later replaced by a gypsum false ceiling

Approved design 3D images by Doaa Ahmed

This was the best layout to fit all of the enclosures and have the needed room for circulation

Initially the tiles on the walls were supposed to be laid down vertically, this was later changed into a horizontal layout

Photos of the Renovation process

Tiles all in and sink fixed in place

Toilet tank built out and toilet fixed to the wall, cold/hot water sprayer was put in

Shower and drains all in place

The window had to be made smaller in order to fit both glass enclosures without ending up with an ugly overlap, you can notice the drop in floor level within both enclosures. You can also notice the plain molding and gypsum ceiling boards all in at this point.

Glass company putting in the glass enclosures as per my design once the marble thresholds were put in.

looking nice!

Still in need of major cleaning

After Photos

unfortunately the bathroom was still not properly cleaned when I snapped these photos so the dirt affects the crispness and cleanliness of the images

A Venetian mirror (fake) adorns the sink along with the chrome and frosted glass accessories that I picked out. We had added a socket with a special enclosure for extra protection as per the client's request (for shaving/hair dryer/any other small appliance)

Shower Enclosure

Soap dish and glass shelves installed

All accessories in place

So what do you think? I would love to hear some feeback!
leave a comment below

Aug 21, 2016

Baby nursery turned toddler's room

It's been quiet some time since I last posted here due to life being so crazy full with work, home, and a toddler to run after.

I've posted before about the design of my baby's , Farida, nursery which was featured on Apartment Therapy in multiple posts you can take a look at them here; Nursery, Take 2 Wall Decal, Nursery Tour, and Featured on Apartment Therapy

But what do you do when this teeny tiny little bundle of sweet joy

Turns into this cheeky run around 2 year old toddler

The transformation in just two years is crazy, right?! where did the years go!

So what happens when your child grow? optimally their nursery/room should be designed to grow with them, which is what I had in mind when I first designed Farida's nursery.

Her cot bed is from Mamas & Papas and it's designed to be used from birth until 3 years old. It has 3 different mattress levels for while your baby grow and then it completely transforms into a toddler's bed once your toddler can climb out of bed, which is why I had to transform it one day as I woke up to Farida walking into my room at 5am! I moved the foot stool poof and the sheepskin to her bed side so that I can read her a story while sitting on the poof and so that she has something soft to step on when she get out of bed.

The cotbed at the lowest mattress level

The cot bed once transformed into a toddler bed 

We made a big deal of how grown Farida is and that she got her own new big girl bed so that she wouldn't be scared of sleeping in it. Unfortunately the only problem now is that whenever Farida switches sleep cycles and finds herself awake she gets out of bed and wanders into my room...multiple times a night sometimes which is very exhausting...trying to find a solution for her waking up a lot and requesting milk to go back to bed. She has been a great sleeper since before she was 1 and even now when I put her down in bed at 8, I tuck her in with a bottle of milk and read her two sleep story books with the lights off and I simply kiss her goodnight and walk out of the room and she sleeps on her own- it sometimes takes her walking out of the room a few times requesting "more milk, potty, just walking out" and me getting her what she wants and then tucking her back in bed and then she is down for the night before she starts waking up.

I heard of a toddler's "ok to wake" clock but I don't know if it is worth a try, if you did try it I'd appreciate the insight.

The bookcase that I got for the room from IKEA is being put to great use, it stores her ever growing collection of books and toys.

The new purchases for the room are the following as shown below;

FLISAT kids table & Mammut children's stools where she can color (Farida loves coloring and crafting with all sorts of mediums, needless to say I keep all of her supplies and colors out of sight so that she doesn't color over all of the walls) or play with puzzles. The great thing about this table is that it has two tucked in baskets that you can use to store toys and colors.

Mala Easel which Farida loves to color all over with chalks and then enjoys wiping everything off just as much :) (yeay me!)

The DUKTIG kitchen set with all the trims which Farida absolutely LOVES and enjoys playing with (she loves it even more when I fill the little pots and pans with cocoa puffs and ask her to cook them and she starts transferring them from one pot to the other)

The beautiful thing about this kitchen that I need to add is the fact that it could be set to have 3 different heights depending on your child's height. If you do not add the plastic caps to the feet of the kitchen then it's at it's shortest. Then if you add the caps in a certain direction its a little higher, and if you flip the cap over and insert it the height is at it's highest. This is the middle height shown in the photo of  Farida's kitchen

Farida gets a lot of structured play at nursery so I wanted to make sure her room was setup to help her have free play and role play as much as she'd like.

May 2, 2016

Residential Villa Classic Design

مشروع تصميم و تنفيذ فيلا سكنية لأحد زبايني في الدوحة بطراز كلاسيكي مستحدث. أعمال التنفيذ حاليا قائمة في الفيلا تحت اشرافي و سأقوم بمشاركتكم بصور للفيلا قبل و أثناء و بعد أعمال الديكور.

A design and build project done by me for one of my clients in Doha for a residential villa. Construction is currently ongoing on-site, I'm managing the fit-out and design work in the villa, and I will be sharing before, during, and after photos once all works are completed

مدخل الفيلا من الداخل
Interior shot of the villa's main entrance

البهو الرئيسي للفيلا مع لقطة تظهر مدخل الفيلا الرئيسي و مدخل غرفة الطعام

Main villa lobby shot showing the main entrance and dining room entrance

البهو الرئيسي للفيلا مع لقطة تظهر الدرج و مدخل غرفة الطعام و الصالون

Main villa lobby shot showing the staircase and dining and salon entrances

لقطة تظهر الجلسة العائلية و مدخل المطبخ

Family siting area

لقطة تظهر الجلسة العائلية 

Family siting area

لقطة تظهر الصالون الرئيسي

A shot of the salon/majlis

لقطة تظهر الصالون الرئيسي

A shot of the salon/majlis

لقطة تظهر الصالون الرئيسي

A shot of the salon/majlis

لقطة تظهر الصالون الرئيسي

A shot of the salon/majlis

لقطة تظهر الصالون الرئيسي

A shot of the salon/majlis

لقطة تظهر غرفة الطعام

A shot of the dining room

لقطة تظهر غرفة الطعام

A shot of the dining room

لقطة تظهر مغاسل غرفة الطعام

Dining room's powder room / hand wash area

لقطة تظهر غرفة النوم في جناح النوم الرئيسي

A shot of the bedroom in the main master bedroom suite

لقطة تظهر غرفة النوم في جناح النوم الرئيسي

A shot of the bedroom in the main master bedroom suite

لقطة تظهر غرفة الملابس في جناح النوم الرئيسي

A shot of the dressing room in the main master bedroom suite

لقطة تظهر غرفة الملابس في جناح النوم الرئيسي

A shot of the dressing room in the main master bedroom suite

لقطة تظهر الحمام في جناح النوم الرئيسي

A shot of the bathroom in the main master bedroom suite

لقطة تظهر الحمام في جناح النوم الرئيسي

A shot of the bathroom in the main master bedroom suite
أهتم بسماع آراءكم في التعليقات
Would love to hear everyone's comments!


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...