When my BFF told me that she wanted a new pallet wood headboard, I knew that we (ok, ok Hubs) could do it for her. She wanted something rustic, with straight lines (score – no fancy tools needed!) but that would make a statement in her room. Oh, and of course, it must be budget… Read More DIY: Pallet wood headboard
This week’s #romancingthehome theme is Christmas pudding. I don’t eat Christmas pudding. Luckily Christmas pudding doesn’t actually mean an actual Christmas pudding. It’s any Christmas dessert! So, with that, I decided to give you my 3 favourite easy summer Christmas desserts to make for those long, hot, summer Christmas days!
So, if you saw my Before & After post on the ombre painted desk, you would know that I promised you a tutorial on how I did the ombre painted furniture technique that I used with the DIY chalked paint I made. The reason that I owe you a tutorial is because I hadn’t taken… Read More DIY: Ombre painted furniture technique using DIY chalked paint
This week’s #romancingthehome theme is a special gift. My interpretation went a bit further… a specially wrapped gift! Who doesn’t love that?! I know that I do! But, have you seen how much those beautiful boxes, ribbons and gift wraps cost? You may as well upgrade the present for the extra 50 to 100 bucks… Read More Budget Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas
From the moment I saw all those ombre painted desks floating around Pinterest, I just knew that I had to try it for myself. Luckily for me, I was able to line up the perfect project for myself: a desk for my daughter! When I told my mom about my plan, she very kindly offered… Read More Before and After: An ombre painted desk using DIY chalked paint
Yes! We’ve moved our #romancingthehome series to Fridays 😀 . This way, you have the whole weekend to give our tips & tricks a try 😉 . This week’s theme was flower’s with food… Now, as you know, I’m not a cook. I do like to bake though, so that was a start. I have… Read More Romancing the Home: Flowers with Food?!
Summer… long hot days spent hanging out with friends, endless amounts of braais (barbecues), beach visits and, of course, cocktails! So deciding on our #romancingthehome challenge this week of a (keto) summer cocktail was a no-brainer!
Hubs decided to create these industrial tap dispensers (or brass tap optics as I like to call them) for the bar he is in the process of finishing. I thought that they looked rather cool and felt compelled to share with you how he made them 😀 . Just in case you wanted to know… Read More DIY: Brass tap optics for your bar
This week’s challenge or theme for #romancingthehome was a trip to the market. In case you didn’t realise it from my Kamers post, I love markets. The vibe, the produce, the local makers, the live music… there aren’t many better ways to spend a day off! Luckily for us, Cape Town and surrounds has so… Read More Romancing the home: A trip to market
With KAMERS/Makers 2018 Stellenbosch just around the corner (it’s running from 30 October to 04 November at Blaauwklippen), I thought that I would share my top 10 finds from previous markets with you. I look forward to this market every year and every year it doesn’t fail to disappoint. If you don’t know what Kamers… Read More KAMERS/Makers – 10 of my best buys so far