Loving… DIY lampshade make-over {No sew}

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We’ve had a couple of bedside lamps for more than 5 years (they were actually a wedding present).  They have served us faithfully, but recently the shades have become quite yellowed and marked.  I searched high and low for suitable replacements, but I found it extremely difficult to find ones that were the right size,Read more

Loving… Chalk Paint {A South African guide}

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If you’ve been anywhere near Pinterest in the last couple of years, you’ve probably heard of chalk paint.  Although chalk paint is incredibly popular overseas, it’s remains relatively unknown to many South Africans.  I’ve dabbled with some chalk painting (only recently, I might add), so I thought it may be helpful to provide a local guideRead more

Loving…Cape Homemakers Expo {Win tickets}

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As a new homeowner, I have a new-found appreciation for events like the Homemakers Expo. It can be so overwhelming to find appropriate service providers and stockists, and there are only so many hours in a weekend that can be spent trailing around shops to find the perfect bathroom tile!  The Homemakers Expo is literallyRead more

Loving…Seven Swans {perfect prints}

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Oh my, I’ve been swooning over these gorgeous copper foiled prints for ages, they’re at the top of my wish list!  Each print is available either unframed or box framed in pink beech wood (see the full collection in the Seven Swans online store).  These talented ladies also offer a bespoke wedding stationery design service, soRead more

Loving… a Crafty Calendar

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Over the past couple of months I’ve noticed more and more creative workshops popping up on my radar.  I love that creativity and crafts are becoming more popular, and that folks are organising these events to share the fun!  In an effort to create a place where you can find the details of all these events,Read more