10 Tips To Creating A Home for Two
1. As much as you will want to keep your cute little sofa with character... You'll need to upgrade to a large sofa or sectional. Choose comfort over style when it comes to spaces where you will be spending a lot of time together. This space is cozy with greys, comfortable with an accommodating couch, and still stylish with modern moments. See more of this Lorimer Sectional here.
Bloemendal Self-catering Cottage Accommodation in Riebeek Kasteel
Bloemendal Self-catering Cottage Accommodation in Riebeek Kasteel - an hour's drive from Cape Town in the Riebeek Valley Western Cape South Africa Bloemendal
Dying to Braai
This week will see the start of Spring and in South Africa we all know what that means….time to braai again. For non-South Africans – a braai is basically a barbeque, but the food tastes better, because if there is one thing a South African can do well, it’s a braai! To get you out there sweeping your stoep and dusting off your braai gear, I thought I should show you some inspiring outdoor braaing and dining areas. You might have read the book, “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” where…
Cozy Modern: 10 Minimalist Fireplaces
Has anyone else noticed that it is suddenly really cold outside? This has me dreaming of curling up next to a nice, roaring fire — maybe in one of these beautiful modern interiors. Above: Most dramatic fireplace ever? By Ourico Architecture. I covet the modern wood stove in the home above — and that little fireside nook, too. From Bolig. This is a lovely setup, with plenty of spaces to stand around the fire. Spotted on Domaine Home. A modern fireplace from Freunde von Freunden.
Client Basement Makeover
I recently had a client SOS call for a basement makeover. They have a long, but somewhat narrow basement that has been used primarily as an additional TV/game room for their kids and maybe a bit of a storage area for furniture past! Here is a look at our starting point. The dumpster is coming and the makeover is underway! The only item that stays is the pool table. And she would like to keep the blue/gray wall color, which is light and bright and very neutral. We are planning to separate the…
Entertainment Area’s | ItalOven
Each entertainment area is custom designed to suit the needs of the client. The braai itself can be constructed with various inner brick options to fit the budget. (we recommend using a fire brick) The size of the chimney is based on the inner cubic size of the braai. We will then design a turbo cowl for … Continue reading Entertainment Area’s
Things to Consider Before Adding on a Porch
One thing many homeowners neglect to consider when investing in a property is the importance of a porch. Often, your outdoor living space is just as important as the indoor one. Although you may not spend as much time on your porch as you do your kitchen or bedroom, it is still an integral piece of […]