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
This week’s #romancingthehome challenge is simply “roses”. I really thought that this would be easy for me. But it wasn’t. Maybe because things have been hectic and I didn’t plan properly. Maybe because the only roses I could find were starting to brown and, to top that, were really expensive. Or maybe, just maybe, its… Read More Romancing the Home: Roses and a trip down memory lane…
What? A nail polish review?? From a DIYer and home decor enthusiast no less! The thing is, I really do love a fresh new mani and pedi. It makes me feel pampered and more put together. I can be a DIYer with pretty nails, can’t I? My problem is that I seldom paint my nails,… Read More Sorbet Pro Gel Effect Nail Polish – A review
Table setting – a chore as a child, an unnecessary evil in my 20’s and, until recently, a superb waste of time in my 30’s. That was, at least, until I found Pinterest and Instagram. My oh my were my eyes opened! I finally understood!
This week’s #romancingthehome challenge was a high tea. I love a good high tea – simple sandwiches, jam and cream scones and, my favourite, tea! So what’s better than a high tea? An easy one!
I love a good picnic! When this week’s #romancingthehome theme happened to coincide with a road trip up the west coast, it only seemed right that we set our picnic up in the West Coast National Park. It is, after all, Flower Season.
I’ve added a glossary below for all the South African slang & Afrikaans words. Alfresco dining: Cool evening breeze, relaxing ambiance, good conversation with friends and family… There is nothing quite like it! When alfresco dining was thrown out as one of the ideas for our September #romanicingthehome series, I just knew that it would… Read More Romancing the Home – Alfresco Dining: a good old South African braai
Hey everyone! It’s been a minute since I’ve shared a bit about my blogging journey – I don’t know where the time goes! Something that has been on my mind to share for a while now is really the first thing that I learned, before I even embarked on this journey. That was: Don’t be… Read More Don’t be afraid to ask for help!
If you caught my post on the second challenge in our #romancingthehome series, you would know that I have a DIY porch swing in my 70s box of a house. Today’s post is a short summary of how Hubs and I created it.