King's Cake Epiphany


King’s Cake Traditions in Lebanon

January 5, 2015

The making of the King’s Cake, also known as Galette Des Rois, has been celebrated throughout ages to commemorate Epiphany on January 6th, marking the end of the Christmas season. Named after the 3 Magi kings who visited baby Jesus, traditionally, a sweet … Continue reading


Our Style

Houndstooth Love

September 4, 2013

Taking into consideration my infatuation with houndstooth, in my opinion, this is by far the prettiest blazer ever. It is inspired by the petals of the Iris, a rare & unique kind of Orchids (my favorite flower) that’s characterized by … Continue reading

St Elmo's Seaside Brasserie

Dining Out

Sun-setting at St Elmo’s Seaside Brasserie

August 27, 2013

After visiting The Brasserie when it first opened a couple of years ago, I was totally hooked up! After all, one thing to say about the folks behind this place: they are definitely filled with positive energy! There’s always something … Continue reading

Covered Events

Beirut Designers’ Week

May 27, 2013

As you can see from the About page, it is a complete delight for Cloud of Lace to feature Lebanese designers, events, and beautiful locales. This goes back to a personal passion in acquiring unique pieces and showcasing new places that … Continue reading

{Purrl by Rania Kassem}

Covered Events

Beirut’s Jewelry Design Week

March 17, 2013

Jewelry Design Week was set to celebrate Beirut’s unique position in the world of jewelry design, showcasing emerging and established artists and craftsmen, that were selected for their individuality and innovation. Organized by Artheum creative space, Beirut Jewelry Design Week took place from … Continue reading

Beirut Art Beat

Covered Events

Beirut Art Beat

March 8, 2013

On March 18th, Dubai will be hosting another fab event, Beirut Art Beat! The three-days exhibition will feature pioneering Lebanese designers from different fields: Jewelry, clothing, decor, photography, and painting. Beirut Art Beat will be open to the public, so … Continue reading

#bijoux accaoui #Lebanon

Beautiful Things

What’s Held Within

January 4, 2013

I couldn’t help but fall in love with this unique piece by Bijoux Accaoui, one of the leading Jewelry houses in Lebanon. Just marveling at how beautifully this agate was carved, and at what’s held within its rough interior… A sparkling … Continue reading

Personal Posts

A 2012 Sunset from Lebanon

December 31, 2012

As the sun sets on another wonderful year, make sure you stay tuned for more exciting posts of projects coming in 2013! Wishing everyone a peaceful, happy, creative and tasty New Year :) – Photo of the sunset from Beit … Continue reading

American University of Beirut - My University! (photo courtesy of Ahmad El Itani, AUB's Office of Communications)


Christmas In Lebanon

December 26, 2012

In an attempt to convey to all of you my readers around the globe how Christmas in Lebanon looks like, here are a few photographs…   Let me know how you found them :)

Beautiful little ballerinas...


Christmas in Beirut: ABC Achrafieh

December 25, 2012

Every year, this grand mall located in a suburb of Beirut, Achrafieh, makes fascinating dreams of enchanted Holidays come true! By creating state-of-the art decorations, circus shows, diverse charades, chorales with their costumes. Everything is perfected down to every detail. It’s the … Continue reading


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