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{ Week 2 DIY } Guest Bedroom :: Paint

{ Part of the Guest Bedroom Makeover Series } YES! We painted! The weekend of 9 & 10 September was pretty much all about painting! After a LOT of back and forth and “is it too dark?”, “is it dark enough?”, “is it too much?” , “I really think I’ll love it”, “what if I don’t?!” I decided to… Continue reading { Week 2 DIY } Guest Bedroom :: Paint

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Colours!

Since we are slowly starting to paint the whole house, I’ve been giving some thought to feature walls and additional colours. I popped into the Plascon Spaces Showroom in Design Quarter the other day and picked up a few sample pots of different colours, for two different projects. It’s such a cool shop, and the… Continue reading Colours!

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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 

Sneak Peek

SOLD!

After 6 months, we FINALLY own the house of our dreams! Thursday 3 November 2016, at midday, the house was registered! To logon to property24 (as i did every single day) and finally see this house listed as SOLD was the last part of this nightmareish journey! woo hoo!

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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