UK designer Holly Palmer

Check out my interview with UK designer Holly Palmer in the August issue of Wove magazine here:  www.wovemagazine.com

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Parisian Perfection

This month’s designer spotlight falls on French product designer Inga Sempé. Born in 1968, Sempé grew up in Paris, the child of two artist parents, the famous illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempé (a frequent contributor to various international publications including several New Yorker covers to his credit) and Danish children’s book illustrator Mette Ivers-Sempé. Growing up in an artistic environment might have sparked an interest in […]

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The classic subway tile

The subway tile seems to still be very much on trend at the moment, which is good news because this versatile little tile can be used to create an uniquely traditional or retro feel in any kitchen or bathroom. Whether you go with a light or dark grout, subway tiles look bright and clean. As you probably […]

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The Potluck Club’s new home

We have been waiting ever so patiently for the The Potluck Club to re-open after their move to the Silo building in the Old Biscuit Mill. So when bookings opened in February we might actually have been one of the very first to book. We couldn’t think of a better veue to celebrate our first year wedding anniversary, […]

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Make a good first impression!

Entrance halls are often the neglected stepchildren of our homes, when it really should be the other way around. Why not spend some extra time to create a beautiful and interesting first glimps of your home?

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Happy love day!

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Love to love list – Scatter cushions!

A couple of new scatter cushion covers are one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to update a room. Today I am coveting these unique and locally made beauties from hellopretty.co.za.         Images via www.hellopretty.co.za  

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Rested and ready for 2013

What a magnificent break I had over the holiday season. Between good food, great company and icy cold drinks, we laughed, caught up on some reading and had plenty of time for doing nothing but relaxing. My highlight would definitely be the many extraordinarily beautiful  sunsets we were fortunate enough to enjoy on the beach. How […]

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Wondrous wallpaper

I just adore wallpaper. It instantly transforms any space, but my two favourite places to use wallpaper is in a guest loo or a children’s bedroom. Mostly because these are normally fun, less serious spaces. Hello Pretty stocks some really unique, fun and reasonably priced wallpapers, amongst other things. When looking at their wallpapers be […]

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Gorgeous Green

  Ever since I can remember green has always been my favourite colour. I think it might be the calmness of it, the way it automatically reminds me of nature and symbolizes life. I like to work with green as there is always that perfect shade that will compliment any scheme. Some call green the […]

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