A peek inside… Christelle Nagel’s Cape Town Apartment

Do you have friends that make you feel endlessly inspired? The type of friends that when you’ve spent time with them you are psyched & ready to conquer awesome things again? Well, my über-architect friend, Christelle Nagel & her awesome businessman husband, Werner Janse Van Rensburg are those friends for me. For us. They have […]

Dulux Colour of The Year 2018

I really enjoy this time of year as we get ready for end-of-year things including all the forecasts, trends & announcements for the year to come. So today I’m delighted to share with you, the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2018 that was recently announced. It is called “Pictured Rocks” & is really gorgeous. Take a […]

Currently Coveting: A Black Kitchen

Confession: I have a new little pass time & it is actually a bit silly because it will very likely not amount to anything. Or maybe it will. Anyway. Here goes: I daydream of how I’m going to bash out walls & completely redo the place that we stay in now. I spend lots of time […]

My Black, White & Gold Home Office

I had lots of fun with the décor in our first grown-up home, Something that I always keep in mind when decorating our home is to consider the rest of our household. Naturally, a home needs to be practical & a happy space for all those living in it. In our home, for instance, I doubt […]

6 Practical Tips For Beginner Decorators

Hands up if you like a beautiful, welcoming home. Well so do we. Our home has always been our happy space & I love to make it look pretty – irrespective of whether we own or rent it. Hours go into the planning of the interior & playing around with ideas. Hello Pinterest my best […]

Take an Instawalk of #DesignJoburg (now on!)

A visually appealing space is like food for my soul. There is something about a uniquely designed room that just appeals to me. And yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit Design Joburg featuring Rooms On View. It is a feast for the senses for anyone in need of aesthetic inspiration. I’m about to take you […]

A peek inside… our first grown up home

Warning: this is a longer post than usual, so make up cup of tea, pull up a chair & enjoy! Living in your first own ‘real’ home is quite something. We discovered this just over two years ago when we bought our home. Until then we were happy apartment dwellers. Suddenly you feel all responsible […]

Our Living Room & Dining Area (Before & After!)

People often say that when looking for a home, you will know immediately when you have found the right one. That was exactly the case with our home in George* (in the Garden Route of the Western Cape). When I first saw it, I knew it was perfect. For now, I’ve decided not to take you […]

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