Big bedroom Big furniture

This is the same house that I blogged about yesterday, but wanted to show the bedroom separately to explain the need for scale. When dealing with a space that has high ceilings and big volumes, the best thing to do is to match the scale of the room with the furniture. We added the deep…

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Fresh Estate Living

The thing that I love about design is that small tweaks, focus walls, changing lighting, and one or two new pieces of furniture can really change a space up.  When it comes to new builds, I recommend keeping it as neutral as possible until you live in the space a bit and know exactly where…

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Hobby Room!

Charity begins at home, and as I have mentioned before my mother is an avid quilter, embroiderer, sewer, crocheter, knitter – I do not think there is a craft that has passed by that she has not taken up or embraced – well maybe scrapbooking (thankfully in my opinion!) I can hand on my heart…

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Living Alfresco

Johannesburg has one of the best climates in South Africa I would say.  Even in the middle of winter, it will be sunny during the day allowing you to make use of your outdoor spaces. This client of mine again had a fantastic base to start with, but just needed to freshen it up a…

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Calm & Feminine Bedroom Make Over

I am currently busy with my own bedroom make-over (FINALLY!!!) and it only takes one new bit of bedlinen or cushion inner for you to realise how much you had let things deteriorate.  I am embarrassed that I let my room specifically get so far. Our bedrooms are probably one of the most used rooms…

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Patio Make-Over

So I have been terribly bad this year in updating my blog!  Thankfully I can say it is because of the fact that I have been so busy, that it had to unfortunately take a back seat with all my other ventures going for a while. I finally took some time to organise all my…

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