Category Archive: Interiors

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

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

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

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

A Globetrotting Florida home

Designer Thomas Hamel decorated a home with a happy collision of international cultures.  From mixing midcentury-modern Italian lighting with Afghan carpets and a Georgian English bookcase with an inlaid trunk from India, he creates… Continue reading

Nandos African Art – Westfield Stratford

It’s no secret that Nandos loves African art but no Nandos i have ever been has caught my eye like the one in Westfield (Stratford) did  last sunday. Usually i hate the initial… Continue reading

Bringing privacy to small spaces

I must apologise for my long absence from blogging, i have had an exceedingly busy few weeks, i still am quite busy but i miss blogging so much, i thought i’ll come back… Continue reading

Kirkman’s kamp – South Africa

      The moment you walk into the main building at Kirkman’s Kamp you’ll think you’ve been transported back in time. The fact that the main lawn has warthog grazing on it instead… Continue reading

Give Rooms a Rosy Outlook With Pink

When it comes to choosing a paint color for your home, pink might seem like a girly choice. But while it can certainly make a room feel more feminine, the pretty hue can… Continue reading

4 steps to getting your bedroom lighting right

Vanessa Brunner of Houzz came up with this bedroom lighting solutions i thought would be wise to share with you, since we cannot think it all, sometimes we have to rely on others… Continue reading

Phinda mountain lodge South Africa

With wraparound views of the spectacular Ubombo mountain range and the surrounding Zululand bushveld, Mountain Lodge is a dramatic safari destination. Poised majestically on the crest of a mountain, the lodge commands a dramatic… Continue reading

Dine out of your bookcase

I found this on the freshome website, i am so in love with the concept i just could not help but post it. Starting from the idea of having more room within crowded spaces,… Continue reading

Decorating with letters and words

Bringing letters and words into your home is a great way to add freshness and creativity. Whether you choose to integrate a single significant letter in your home, or go with a message… Continue reading

Vumbura Plains Camp- Botswana

Vumbura Plains Camp Botswana’s varied, still largely unspoilt habitats and remarkable profusion of wildlife have long held those seeking adventure in their thrall. Close brushes with nature are the order of the day… Continue reading

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