Mountain Rock – South Africa

This contemporary African residence is by Paul Oosthusien Architecture. It is on a polo estate on the mountainous Garden Rout. The house itself rests on a grassy field on a farm with views of… Continue reading

9 ways to create wall art with Paper

Close your eyes for a minute and think back to when you were a child. Remember how creative you were? How you had the benefit of not knowing that impossibility exists, how everything was… Continue reading

Habari Dinnerware – Anthropologie

Yesterday, I asked my Kerry (husband) to describe me in 3 words and he said Simple, African and Natural. I also asked him what he thinks I would say about him if asked… Continue reading

Eclectic Bungalow with African Influence – California

When designer Amber Lewis of Amber Interiors met her clients, it seemed to be a match made in heaven. “My clients are painfully hip and super-cool!” exclaims Lewis. “They were so fun to… Continue reading

Riad Jaaneman boutique hotel – Marrakech

Jaaneman is an elegant boutique hotel in the bohemian heart of the Marrakech medina. It is a refined oasis of urbane flamboyance and sophistication, a stone’s throw away from the timeless bustle of the… Continue reading

Tim Campbell’s travel inspired collaboration With Decorative Carpets

In 2012 Studio Tim Campbell was invited by Decorative Carpets to participate in the “Designer Windows at Decorative Carpets” Series. While a travel-inspired collection is no new story to the world of Tim Campbell’s… Continue reading

10 ways to decorate your home on a budget.

I made the decision to study Interior Design with one goal in mind, and that is to be the African IKEA. I wanted to cater to the middle class who cannot afford luxury but… Continue reading

The Federal Palace Hotel and Casino – Victoria Island, Lagos

My first visit to Federal Place Hotel was early 2013, my husband (kerry) was meeting with his friend at the casino and got me to tag along. I was completely engrossed with taking in every single design… Continue reading

Market place inspired Nando’s – The Loom, Leigh

This restaurant design by B3 Designers was inspired by the South African market place, which is vibrant, full of life and intense sun.  The ‘inside / outside’ feel of the restaurant beautifully combines… Continue reading

Striking Modern African Duplex – Cape Town

Hello my lovelies, I hope your day is going great and that your heart’s desire is materializing. I am having a superwoman day. I feel like there is a lot to do and… Continue reading

Azura Selous Camp – Tanzania

Nestled along the great Ruaha river lies a hidden gem, the Simbazi Selous, a luxury boutique camp in the heart of the Selous wilderness. It is one of Tanzania’s UNESCO World Heritage sites. The… Continue reading

Why Your Home Interior Should Reflect Your Culture.

  When work is done and errands are complete, there’s one destination that people seek— home sweet home. No matter what your residence whether it’s an apartment, house or mansion—home is a place… Continue reading

Beirutful House by WHAT _ Architecture

The Beirutful House is owned by French-born architect and designer Annabel Karim Kassar. The house is set into the side of a hill, and is blessed with two generously sized reception rooms over two… Continue reading

I’m alive – Desert Dream Home

Why have I not posted for a while ? Quite honestly, I burned out. Since my last post I have been between countries, started a family and moved houses twice. So now you see why… Continue reading

Soft modern home decor – Encino, California

The soft modern rooms in this Encino home have a subtle rustic and ethnic style to suit the homeowners collections.It was designed by Charmean Neithart Interiors and although it isn’t African, it is Ethnic and so… Continue reading

Nature’s touch at Kukio private retreat Hawaii

My constantly increasing workload  has taken me away from blogging as often as i would love to, but now i’m determined to pay my baby (blog) alot more attention 🙂 than it’s getting… Continue reading

10 Air purifying indoor plants

I have been drawn away from blogging for a few weeks now as i have had to put all my effort into the Finchley central home i am decorating. And because i have… Continue reading

Spice up your home with pebbles.

Have you ever wondered the perfection nature brings? A lot of  the time we take the things around us for granted, the air we breathe, the orange we suck on, the beautiful sound… Continue reading

Decorating with Neutrals

When choosing a neutral color scheme, opt for interesting one’s. Not simply gray, white or black. Go for grayish blue, brown and purple based grays, gray-based whites and green with mustard or blue undertones. Choose… Continue reading

Qubeka fine art beading

I found out about Jeanetta Blignaut  while researching about Nandos ‘creative blocks’, and scrolling through the website, i found one particularly interesting idea i would like to share. Qubeka is a fine art beading… Continue reading

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