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 […]

A peek inside… a chic little AirBnB studio apartment

A couple of month’s ago, I featured the gorgeous home of my friend Anel & today I am delighted to have her back to show off their little AirBnB loft apartment in George, Western Cape – which is adjacent to the main house. Before & After Before receiving a facelift, this split level studio was often […]

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 […]

The magic that is RIALHEIM

As we pulled into Clairvaux farm – the home of Rialheim ceramic studio in Robertson in the Western Cape – a few months ago, I could immediately sense the magic.  It wasn’t a long visit, but the inspiration that I got still lingers. Rialheim (previously known as Ceramic Factory) has been around for more than four years already. […]

Make your own Christmas Crackers {DIY}

Two people in my life are to thank for my love of Christmas crackers on a festive table. My late ouma Ruth (who always had them on the table at Christmas) & my dear friend Vicky who was the very first person I knew who made her own. Sure they are frivolous, but there is […]

Trend Alert: Botanicals

In case you haven’t noticed: botanicals are having a really big moment & I love love love it. This was also the theme at the POETRYSS17 Launch event that I attended a while ago. What is great about this trend is that it is easy to incorporate – on a small scale or in a […]

A PEEK INSIDE… THE HOME OF CHARLENE OBERHOLZER

Today I’m going to give you a peek inside the gorgeous home of Charlene & Ruan Oberholzer in Menlopark, Pretoria. Since this photoshoot, the Oberholzers (plus their two sausage dogs, Olive & Pluto) have welcomed a little miracle baby to their family. Congrats guys. There is really nothing about this home that I don’t like, […]

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