Ah! Weddings! A beautiful day to celebrate love, cry over how beautiful everyone looks and potentially overindulge. For most couples, planning a wedding is both exciting and slightly terrifying. Smaller, intimate, DIY weddings have been gaining in popularity for several years. Now, lockdown restrictions and precautions have turned this simple wedding style into a necessity. With the...Read More
You have a flair for putting things together. Friends and family see you make a space come alive with a few tweaks here and there. You possess that certain “Je ne sais quoi” that other people wish they had. Your creativity and problem solving, along with logical thinking and functional interpretations are what drive you. If this sounds like you, then you may be or are...Read More
All-female, Johannesburg-based architectural studio, Counterspace has taken their pioneering designs to Kensington Gardens, London after accepting the commission for the 20th Serpentine Pavilion. Being the youngest designer to ever take on the commission, Counterspace Director, Sumayya Vally has used her unique design and work style to expand on the legacy of the Pavilion as a key...Read More
A blue, sparkling pool can be the most welcoming respite in summer. Designers and artists alike have started to paint colourful pools in fun patterns to make them even more welcoming. Not only that, but we are seeing more pools tiled in different colours too. Beautiful mosaics have burst onto the scene and we are all here for it.
The skillset involved is intricate and detailed –...Read More
Party season is upon us. Spring is almost here and then it’s summer and all the festivities begin. With more of us vaccinated, it will be possible for you to wine and dine with your friends once again, in the comfort of your own home. One room we don’t always spend a lot of time on decorating is our dining room. That is mainly because it is the room we use least. Many families enjoy...Read More
Around this time of year, many of us feel compelled to be kind to our bodies. Whether it is taking up a new hobby, joining the gym, going for a dance class or just eating a detoxing meal, we need to boost our energy levels some way or the other.
We share a few of our favourite and yummy detoxing meals to give you the lift you need to get out of your winter slump.
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Many homeowners, especially in the city where places are smaller and gardens non-existent, don’t have many opportunities to garden much. Indoor gardens have become popular over recent years and offer a valuable alternative to gardening outdoors.
Herbs and small vegetables are excellent for growing indoors and with the right setup, you can recreate the outdoors for your crops....Read More