It’s funny how I randomly came up with this blog’s name and how much I love it now. If you’re a new reader, I am a college student, living in a dorm, and I love to DIY – hence the name ‘DIY in a Dorm’. Technically, the first room tour on the blog should’ve been … More Dorm Tour, LUMS
The hardest part of saving money is dealing with the voice in your head that goes ‘treat yo’ self!’ when you’ve barely made it to half of the amount you aimed for. Needless to say, having your own savings is very important but instead of making you the Uncle Scrooge of your group, the idea … More 30 Day Challenge: A Month of Saving Money
Autumn in my hometown is a vision. Most people prefer summers and Sakura but for me, nothing beats the sound of the leaves rustling under my feet and the sight of the valley covered in all shades of red and gold. For someone like me, who waits for fall all year round, it is very … More Fall Outfit: Plaid
It is just so tempting to leave those few pages at the end of the chapter for tomorrow, to delay sending that email and to avoid the piling laundry, believing somehow we will manage to squeeze more in our laundry baskets! Procrastination can be very tempting and just as dangerous. “Sometimes ‘later’ becomes ‘never’. So, roll … More Do it NOW!
When I moved to Lahore, it was very baffling for me to see almost all markets closed on Sundays. Unless your stop is one of the few fancy stores that remain open, shopping trips have to be planned around the work schedule on weekdays. While there is an obvious downside to this tradition, it comes … More Sunday Book Bazaar
My siblings are incredible artists. These are some paintings that my sister made for my gallery wall. And this a sketch my younger brother made. And all I can do is revamp junk, you guys.😥 So I visited my sister for Eid and she made this super fun canvas silhouette for me and even … More DIY Canvas Silhouette
There are two reasons I love thrift shopping; one, you find everything at super cheap prices and two, they are always unique. The other day I found this frame. It may not be one of a kind but at 100 rupees (~1 dollar) it was a steal. Obviously, I bought it thinking I’ll come up … More DIY Gold Leaf Painting
It was over a century ago that Gabrielle Chanel launched her shop on Rue Cambon and she remains one of the most influential style icons to date. Liberating women from orthodox clothing, she introduced the idea of comfort being the ultimate purpose of fashion. Someone acknowledged for more than just the signature N°5 scent, she was a … More Coco Chanel Approved Beauty Rules
Drawers filled with things you don’t remember buying, storage boxes crammed under your bed and a whole Narnia stuffed at the back of your closet. Sound familiar?
Take this month’s 30 Day Challenge and with a little elbow grease, reclaim valuable space in your homes from this clutter monster! … More 30 Day Challenge: Declutter Your Space
It doesn’t always have to be a fancy quote that inspires you. A simple ‘be happy’ can add a lot of positivity to your day and remind you that happiness is the more important than anything else. So, DIY this banner and put it up somewhere you can see it everyday for your daily dose of motivation! … More DIY Hanging Banner