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{ DIY } Spray painted Chandelier

I’m still painting everything I can get my hands on… and spray paint is my latest obsession! Slowly but surely, everything that is black or orange-pine coloured is being painted either white or duck egg as you know. Or maybe even gold. Or silver. But that’s post for another day. Today’s chosen makeover colour was… Continue reading { DIY } Spray painted Chandelier

before & after · General · General Decor · Indoor · Living Area · Lounge

New Year, New Lounge!

Here’s a before-before pic of the lounge – from the online listing before we bought it 🙂 Remember the laminate floors – ugh!   So, it’s not really the beginning of the year anymore, so the title of this post might seem weird, but on New Year’s Day we started the lounge makeover by painting… Continue reading New Year, New Lounge!

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Wallpapered!

WARNING – Image heavy post – I can’t help myself! A little while ago I posted this Sneak Peek in my excitement of this project, and now it’s complete!   A bit of background… in 2013 we went to Wales to visit friends, and I discovered Laura Ashley… more specifically, I discovered Laura Ashley’s phenomenal range… Continue reading Wallpapered!

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Snippets

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

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Windows and walls

*SNEAK PEEK* One of the things I love about home decorating is wall treatment – feature walls, wallpaper, cool murals… When we were in Wales in 2013, I discovered Laura Ashley and fell in love with her huge range of wallpapers (amongst other things). I bought a few rolls of gorgeous wallpaper back in 2013 and… Continue reading Windows and walls

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Hello number 58

On Thursday 5 May 2016, number 58 was listed for sale, on Friday 6 May at 6pm we went to see it for the first time, expecting to see a house similar to the other properties we have viewed in that same street. Instead we saw something so much more beautiful. So much more than… Continue reading Hello number 58