Make…Crafty Summer Fun for the Kids!

Make…Crafty Summer Fun for the Kids!

If you have a tribe of kids at home this Summer, this is a blog post for you. Saffron Souk has been finding crafty ways to keep those house-bound kids out of trouble and do something constructive and creative instead. You only have to do a quick google to be bombarded...
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Make…Summertime SandArt Fun!

Make…Summertime SandArt Fun!

With playtime shifting indoors for the Summer, we’ve been in pursuit of some creative activities to keep the mini members of team Saffron Souk out of trouble. Enter SandArt. If you’re a fan of the weekend markets in UAE, there’s a good chance...
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Make…It Happen!

Make…It Happen!

Listen up, Saffron Souk shop keepers, this is a ‘Make’ blog post is for you.  You’ve taken the plunge and started your own brand (it’s a huge step to take, so a big congrats!). You’ve tried, tested and perfected your product line,...
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Our Favourite Dubai Carpenter…

Our Favourite Dubai Carpenter…

Way back in November 2012 we introduced you to Mr. Jaspal Singh, our go to carpenter in Dubai. True to word, Jaspal’s carpentry workshop located at the Dubai Garden Centre has grown a large client base in the last 2 years, and he is in the process of...
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Make…Easter Pavlova

Make…Easter Pavlova

Easter rolls in to town this weekend and it gives us the perfect opportunity to dabble in some kitchen-based creativity. We’re drawing on our Antipodean roots and cooking up an old family recipe – the pavlova. Of course, we’re giving it a bit of a...
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Make…Great Photos

Make…Great Photos

All the creative events in town this month have inspired team Saffron Souk to get out there and perfect our skills (or at least make some improvements!) in the art of photography. Smart phones at the ready, people! We’re taking the minimalist approach armed with...
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My Crafty Valentine…

My Crafty Valentine…

Valentine’s Day is just a few sleeps away and we’re getting itchy fingers here at Saffron Souk, so it’s time to pull out the crafting kit and make our sweethearts a loving gift! We’ve searched our second love, Pinterest and pinned a few...
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Make…some Saffron Souk love!

Make…some Saffron Souk love!

Valentine’s Day means different things to different people but when it all boils down to it for us here at Saffron Souk, it’s the perfect excuse to grab your main squeeze and go out. With date night firmly fixed in the diary, we’ve been pondering how...
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Make… some teepee fun

Make… some teepee fun

It doesn’t take much to convince the Saffron Souk crew to down tools, throw open the doors and grab hold of some quality outside time. We’ve had such a lovely time in the garden this January, discovering exactly what makes the perfect playhouse and so with...
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Make…The Perfect Picnic

Make…The Perfect Picnic

We love a picnic here at Saffron Souk. In our book, there’s no better way to while away a sunny Winter’s afternoon in the company of good friends and family. The location doesn’t really matter, park, beach, desert or even in your very own garden are...
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Merry Christmas Treats!

Merry Christmas Treats!

Merry Christmas! It might be our antipodean roots, but a Christmas time specialty at our Saffron Souk is Rocky Road. Wherever we are in the world, Rocky Road will find a way in to our Christmas day and inevitably in to our already quite full Christmas bellies! Now,...
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Make (and post!) a crafty Christmas card

Make (and post!) a crafty Christmas card

Go on, admit it, there’s something truly delightful about picking up your mail, sifting through the piles of bills and bank statements and finding something that looks the tiniest bit different…could someone have actually posted you a card? The end of the...
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Make… a local gift wishlist!

Make… a local gift wishlist!

It’s been all go at Saffron Souk lately (in more ways than we would have hoped to be honest!). We have been busy pulling together a small range of predominantly ‘made in the UAE’ products that have been simmering since the beginning of summer. If you...
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Make…me beautiful!

Make…me beautiful!

We say it with a tongue firmly in cheek and a bit of a chuckle but it’s true, the Saffron Souk crew have been dabbling in some DIY on the bath & beauty front in a bid to feel more beautiful, even if it is only on the inside! All good ‘me’ time at...
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Dubai’s very own Silversmith…

Dubai’s very own Silversmith…

We have always fancied a crack at making our own jewellery at team Saffron Souk.  And having spread the love of Dubai based Don Sankey’s silver jewellery making workshops on our calendar for the last year or so, we thought it was about time we visited his...
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A Saffron Souk Sneak Peek…

A Saffron Souk Sneak Peek…

It’s time for a teaser before the big reveal of our ‘under wraps’ in-house product development at saffronsouk.com.  Team Saffron Souk have been racing around like crazy things working with some of those inspiring makers and merchants of the...
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