WIN with Love Milo

Love Milo is one of those gorgeous South African brands that you just have to take note of. Their products are made with such care resulting in gorgeous, quality proudly local ceramics, hand-crafted plates, fabrics & even living wall frames. Plus they are committed to job creation & their items are affordable (hello gift ideas!). Read more […]

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. […]

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 […]

INTERNET INSPO #13 {RECIPES, GIGGLES & MORE}

How to clean your computer – once & for all. (Via Cupcakes & Cashmere) I saw this on Instagram originally – thanx Tina. Instagram accounts to unfollow. How about some Earl Grey Milk Tart anyone? 10 Struggles That Are Too Real For People With Long Nails. So funny. I love love love this interview with an beauty editor. Quotes: […]

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, […]

DECOR CRUSH: THE TWO L’S {LADDERS & LOCKERS}

For the last couple of months I’ve been playing with the idea of incorporating ladders & lockers in my décor. And to my surprise, I see that this is a décor trend that is taking off which makes me even more excited to incorporate these trends in our home, & possibly in another space that […]

MAKING 2016’s PANTONE COLOURS YOUR OWN

Pantone, the colour authority worldwide never ceases to amaze. Just like last year with Marsala – the deep wine red – they had a surprise (make that two) for us when the new colour was announced early in December 2015. Yes, for 2016 Pantone named two colours of the year: Serenity & Rose Quartz. WHAT DOES THIS […]

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