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
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!