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

Re-using bottle caps as decorative pieces.

Inspired by the Russian house that had its exterior decorated with 30,000 bottle caps, i decided to research realistic bottle cap decorations.  Bottle caps always accumulates but hardly ever gets reused, which is… 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

Contemporary bathroom with rustic African influence

As much as i love African, i also love contemporary and when i find decors/design that fuses both design styles then i like to take them into consideration. This bathroom only features 2… Continue reading

Shades of brown interior

I came across this piece while browsing through houzz.  It was designed by Caitlin Wilson in just 2 colours with varying shades. On a normal day i am not a big fan of brown but… Continue reading

Using left over fabric as art

Using fabric as decor is a rather interesting and unique concept, it is an especially useful way to get rid of those left over fabric you’ve accumulated.  Here are a few ideas you… Continue reading

Rope inspired décor

While it’s often considered to be more of of a utilitarian necessity than a decorative accent, rope can really shine in many rooms. Its nautical heritage and rough-hewn texture is perfect for creating… Continue reading

Spectacularly remodeled curved home

A while back i came across this newly extended residence that fuses both traditional African architecture and contemporary together in the most amazing manner.This residence is protected on all sides by hectares of… Continue reading

Make a braided rug from old t-shirt

I have been wanting to make my own braided rug from all the left over African fabrics i have accumulated from years of sewing but sadly i just haven’t gotten around to doing… Continue reading

Bold and colourful Parker residence

I have seen colourful residences in my time as a designer but none as eclectic and bold as this one by design by Derrell Parker. Colours are always very tricky to combine especially… Continue reading

Decorating with bottles and jars.

You can add intrigue to your home quite easily just by adding a few lovely accessories.  So many times it’s those items we already have lying around our home that we pay no… Continue reading

Recycled wine bottle torch

This amazing outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik fantastic project converts an everyday bottle into a modern backyard tiki torch. You… Continue reading

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