COLOUR

Colour combo’s to die for

For a while now, I’ve been squirreling away images of colour combinations that really rock my boat. If you haven’t already, I suggest you do the same. As soon as you need that injection of inspiration to revive a room or corner in your home BOOM! You have a library of jaw dropping images to […]

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BEDROOM, STYLING

DONT make your bed and lie in it…

Experts say that you should not make your bed during the day. Pulling your sheets back and allowing your bed to be aired kills those moisture lov’n mites. I tend to air my bed during the week days, making it early evening so I still get that hit of satisfaction seeing my bed clothed in […]

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COLOUR, DINING & LIVING, STYLING, WHY THIS WORKS

Colour crash!

What a bombardment of colour you say! But it still works right? It may not be your cup of tea, but doesn’t this image intrigue you? Why does it seem balanced, yet hectic at the same time? I find doing a simple exercise like this (critiquing an image of an interior that catches your eye) is […]

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XMAS

Why you DONT have to go out and buy decorations

I promised it and here it is finally! Here’s how I’ve created our studio Christmas tree with decorations that I’ve made from foraging and recycling, and with leftovers I’ve found in my workshop. I hope you find this inspiring! Happy decorating!

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STYLING

Stylish renter

  Being a renter myself, I am all too familiar with the feeling of disconnection to your home. The last thing you want to do is put all of your time, money and effort into an interior of a house that’s not even yours, right? Why would I go out and buy furniture and “stuff” […]

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STYLING

Make your house your home

When starting out on a new project several clients have said to me “Now I don’t want my home to look like a showroom” in the fear that they are going to end up with a contrived, impersonal and impractical interior. The truth is, I couldn’t agree more. No home should reflect a showroom or […]

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XMAS

Christmas tree envy

I decided to give my tree a rustic theme and so off I went with the dogs packed in the car to Muriwai for a forage. I found pinecones, feathers, twigs, large dried leaves and an old tyre, which I won’t be using for the tree, but rather have another idea up my sleeve for it. All will be revealed soon!

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