Style My Space Feature

Introducing the “Style My Space” feature. I’ll be on the look out these next few months on budget buys that can brighten up a virtually dead interior space. It will feature everything from DIY to simple purchases that can liven up your interiors. We often take for granted how a tiny change in what you…

Misty Hills | Travel

At the end of May, we embarked on a sneaky weekend getaway to Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa in the Cradle of Humankind, just 40 minutes out of Johannesburg in Muldersdrift. In South Africa, we refer to short getaways in close proximity or around our country as i-Sho’t Left. “Sho’t left” is the…

Design Joburg: showcase galore

A few weeks ago in May, I spent some time at Design Joburg: a showcase of South African design talent collaborations. I’ve been to a number of these expos or showcases, but this is the first time that I consciously thought about how to spend my time there. A few weeks before, I began looking…

Moodboard: Weylandts Styling

On Friday I went into the Weylandts store in Fourways. I was there specifically to look at their merchandising and also to see some of their new pieces. I had not been there for over 6 months since my mom was furnishing her apartment. As the Kramerville store is far more convenient for us, that’s…

Weekend Loving: The Polofields, Waterfall

Hi everyone! I’m introducing a new feature called ‘Weekend Loving’. Although some of my friends think I spend my weekends in bed avoiding their calls, this is far from the truth, I promise. Most of my weekends are spent on the lookout for beautiful spaces: be it a coffee spot; a new rug store or;…

How to do Baroque: 4 ways

Welcome to Baroque April! This month we delve into Baroque architecture and interior design. Baroque is on the trend list for 2017. I spent some time researching the period and its modern influence and discovered a world of information which could not be contained in one post. This is our final Baroque April post. Next…

Modern Baroque Homes: Furniture, Sculptures, Paintings

Welcome to Baroque April! This month we delve into Baroque architecture and interior design. Baroque is on the trend list for 2017. I spent some time researching the period and its modern influence and discovered a world of information which could not be contained in one post. This is our second last post on Baroque. I’m…

Kelly Wearstler: Modern Baroque Queen Part 2

Welcome to Baroque April! This month we delve into Baroque architecture and interior design. Baroque is on the trend list for 2017. I spent some time researching the period and its modern influence and discovered a world of information which could not be contained in one post. Part 2 Part 1 went down so well,…

Kelly Wearstler: Modern Baroque Queen

Welcome to Baroque April! This month we delve into Baroque architecture and interior design. Baroque is on the trend list for 2017. I spent some time researching the period and its modern influence and discovered a world of information which could not be contained in one post. Part 1 I’m a woman who loves seeing…

Baroque? In 2017?

It’s 2017 and the last thing I expected was to announce the return of Baroque in interiors. Yup, it has slowly crept up on us and it seems its modernization makes it a formidable style to incorporate into our homes in 2017. So what is Baroque? Baroque is a period of artistic style which began…

Mismatched Dining Chairs: The How

Remember last week I got you thinking about our obsession with poverty identifiers in decor and lifestyle? Well this weekend I took some time to do my actual job  (not political commentary believe it or not) by advising my potential client on how to use this dining trend in their house. With every trend that…