before & after · General Decor · Kitchen · Living Area

An island for Christmas

So, I got an island for Christmas! Wait, let me rephrase that… I got an island makeover for Christmas 😀  Still confused? Our kitchen is one of my favourite rooms in this house, it was extended and renovated about 10 years ago, and is quite custom. It’s not necessarily what I would’ve chosen if I had the… Continue reading An island for Christmas

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{ DIY } Duck Egg is the new Black

I think my motto should be be “Duck Egg is the new Black”… everything black that I can get my hands on is being made over in either white or duck egg, or both! Add a spot of bling and I’m all good! We’ve had these 3 jars since we moved in together, 12 (OMG!) years… Continue reading { DIY } Duck Egg is the new Black

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{ FREE PRINTABLE } Pantry Organisation

I never thought of myself as a neat and organized person (just ask my mother and she’ll confirm that I am NOT the tidiest of her children). I’ve always wished I was though. I have a Pinterest board called Organize your Life which is my inspiration for the kind of person I wish I was. So,… Continue reading { FREE PRINTABLE } Pantry Organisation

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{ DIY } Chalk Paint bar stools

Last month I posted about these raw pine bar stools we bought for a few hundred rand and asked for some ideas or inspiration to give them some personality. Angel found a pic on Pinterest and shared it with me on Facebook that I just LOVED… Pretty hey!?   So I used that as my main inspiration,… Continue reading { DIY } Chalk Paint bar stools

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Barstool ideas 

We bought two of these raw pine bar stools today to go in the kitchen at the centre island.  The house came with two chrome and black leather(ish) barstools in the kitchen which obviously serve the purpose, but I’m not a leather and chrome kinda gal.  We’ve been eyeing out the same shaped stools at… Continue reading Barstool ideas 

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Yesterday, Peter spent the day at our new house, with the guys installing the fiber. He took a few (100!!) photos while he was there, and it’s just made me waaaaaay too excited to move in, in a few weeks! Even though we’re just coming out of a dry winter and Gauteng has water restrictions… Continue reading Snippets