Being African

Africa, summed up in the opening scene of Lion King… Baaaaa sowhenjaaa babageetse babaaaa right? No… While I am a huge supporter of Safari’s and Safari Lodges, when it comes to creating a local  flavour in your home, there are many more pop icon items that you can use other than just thatch and wicker.…

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Dubai Apartment Revealed

And here it is… Final full publication of the work undertaken over a 2 week period in Dubai in December. Bureaucracy, delays and stress countered by an incredible client. The client wanted a warm and comfortable space with soft lighting and neutral tones, and I think the expectations were met. I am very proud of…

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Dubai – Sneak Preview

While we are still doing the last touch-ups, I just can’t hold back any longer in showing you the MAJOR transformation we did to the apartment in Dubai. What you will see in the posts to come, is that we were presented with a white box and bad Ikea furniture that belonged to the previous…

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Office: Before and After

Yay!!  I finally have a place I can sit and be creative!! This process started at the beginning of January, when I decided to convert my one spare room aka inside garage, into a home office. Below are some terrible before pics (partly so that the after looks so more impressive)… I did the following: Replaced…

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Dubai Bureaucracy

So today marks day 9 in Dubai!  And what an incredible experience it has been to date. With the client, I have managed to sort out flooring and painting choices, contractor selection, and all furniture for the apartment with deliveries scheduled for Sunday. Not too bad considering I was at the Dubai Rugby 7’s for…

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