Welcome to our second challenge in the #romancingthehome series – An outdoor space to relax! As soon as this topic was thrown out by the group as an option, I knew what I was going to write about… my porch swing!
As part of the #romancingthehome series that I am currently participating in, I will be introducing you to the awesome designers and bloggers behind the blogs. Today’s very accomplished designer is Ramona Afonso. I asked Ramona to put a short bio together for me and wow, was I impressed!
I don’t know about you, but I love the look of shutters. They just frame windows so beautifully! Once day when I’m all grown up and have built my dream house, there are going to be shutters everywhere. In the meantime though, they will just have to remain in my decor. That’s better than nothing,… Read More DIY: Wood Shutters
Can you believe that we are in September already?! There are signs of spring everywhere, even though the weather is still rather cold and wet… Today’s post is the first in our new “Romancing the Home” series and is about bringing a bit of that spring into your home – a DIY spring wreath! And… Read More Romancing the Home – DIY Spring Wreath
I am so excited to be introducing you to these awesome South African bloggers/creatives/interior designers/interior stylists/entrepreneurs/wives/mothers… we all go by many names! We have decided to join up to share our takes on weekly themes. I thought that I would introduce you to everyone, so that you could go and have a sneak peak of… Read More Romancing the Home – A Design Bloggers Meet Up
4 months! Can you believe it? I have been blogging for 4 months!! I’m really enjoying every second of it and I’m finding myself wanting to share more and more with you… My main focus is on home decor and DIY, which I love to do and to share and, while this will always remain… Read More My blogging journey – 4 months in
By now you know that we live in a relatively small home, where we have had to create some multi-functional spaces in order to accommodate our 4 person family. The entry way is no exception. We don’t have one! We also don’t have a traditional front door, we have a sliding door. Is this something… Read More Multi-functional spaces – Creating an entry way
Hijacking… have you ever given it any thought? I can tell you that in all our travels, we have never given it a second thought. We live in a beautiful country, which we love to explore. Whether that is taking a day trip up the West Coast to look at the flowers, or a 2… Read More Hijacking – what’s your plan?
When last have you visited the Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve? I can tell you that it’s a place that Hubs and I hadn’t visited for a good 15 years until recently. This despite the fact that it’s only about a 20 minute drive from home and it has the most beautiful (and safe) braai (barbecue)… Read More Day trip: Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve
If you have followed me for a while on Instagram, would will know that my daughter is horse-mad. Crazy. Bonkers. Completely and utterly nuts! So, when we decided that it was time for her childhood bedroom to be made over, there were only 2 rules: