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A A K S

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards design? I grew up in the beautiful sunny Ghana, art was a love from an early age even though I also harbored a dream of being a pilot. Being top of the art class almost every year(…)

Video: DIY All Natural Pimple Mud (Beauty/Acne Mask)

Video: DIY All Natural Pimple Mud (Beauty/Acne Mask)

Make your own all natural Pimple Mud (beauty/acne mask) using the powerful bentonite clay. This is my go to mask for my teenage son Jaden and myself. Watch the video below to find out what makes this mask work so well and how to make it! *Photo by me    

Video: DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

Video: DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

I absolutely love plants and I have a ton of them in my house. Plant hangers are a great way of incorporating plants in your home and I’ve been a long time fan of the old school macrame ones from the 70′s. Some plant hangers tend to be on the more expensive side, but by(…)

DIY: How I Made-over My Stairs (Before & After Pictures)

DIY: How I Made-over My Stairs (Before & After Pictures)

My husband and I finally conquered our stairs! They looked like they were under construction since this past June! But we strongly dislike carpet, so we ripped out all of the carpet before we moved in. This included the carpet on the stairs. We took a while to figure out what we wanted to do(…)

Aristocrator: Interior Inspiration

Aristocrator: Interior Inspiration

Before the wonderful world of Urban Bush Babes, years ago I intensely studied interior/set design, and though that path did not lead to my current passion, I still have an immensely large soft spot in my heart, for decor and interior/space curating (hence the plethora of interior posts on my personal instagram).   Below are(…)