I’ve been mulling over this post for a couple of weeks now, not quite knowing how to put my thoughts and feelings into words. Then, much to my relief, the lovely Ché from Indieberries posted something that caught my eye: a blog post titled “Is blogging dead?”. I read the post whilst nodding in agreement.Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I’ve never given much thought to lino block printing, but since I’ve discovered the incredible art works by Andrea Lauren, I’m definitely inspired to give it a try!
My mom has a bit of a thing about alpacas, so when I heard about The Alpaca Loom, I knew that we had to pay it a visit. The Alpaca Loom is conveniently situated down the road from Fairview and Spice Route, just a short drive from Cape Town. It was the first time thatRead more