The Amazing Qualities of Green and How to use it in your Home
Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors

The Amazing Qualities of Green and How to use it in your Home.

Green is nature’s neutral, a balance between cool and tranquil blue and the warmth and cheerfulness of yellow. It’s balancing vibrations bring a sense of harmony to surroundings and it has come to symbolize health, growth and vitality.

The Amazing Qualities of Green and How to use it in your Home
Image: plasconspaces.co.za

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Would you be brave enough to Paint Your House Black
Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors, Trends and Travel

The Black Exterior of this Modern Home blends perfectly into the Environment

The Black Exterior of this Modern Home blends perfectly into the Environment

If you live in a coastal eco estate, with a 42 acre indigenous coastal forest teaming with wildlife, black might not be the first colour that comes to mind when choosing a colour for the exterior of your home. Continue reading “The Black Exterior of this Modern Home blends perfectly into the Environment”

Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors

Minimalist Interiors for Colour Lovers

Minimalist Design for Colour Lovers
Image: architectureartdesigns.com

In today’s climate it’s not surprising minimalist interior designs are so popular. You can’t help being drawn to the calmness, balance and elegance that a minimalist design has to offer. Continue reading “Minimalist Interiors for Colour Lovers”

Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors

Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor

Celebrating Women's Month with Diamonds in Decor
Design: Sylvie Meuffels for JSPR. Photo: Lisa Klappe

This August we salute the brilliant women who helped build South Africa and the strong women who continue to lead the country forward. On August 9th we commemorate the 1956 protest march by 20 000 brave women who marched to the South African Union Buildings to deliver a petition against the pass laws.
Women are like diamonds, strong, multifaceted and full of colour when they shine. As “diamonds are a girls best friend” I thought I would celebrate this week with some diamond inspiration. Continue reading “Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor”

A pink house in my block and I love it
Interiors and Exteriors, Trends and Travel

There is a Pink House in My Block and I Love it.

 

A pink house in my block and I love it
Image: anneroselt.com

I am a big fan of the Millennial Pink (gender-neutral range of pinks from pinky beige to salmon) trend, that has been all the rage in fashion and interiors recently, but I have to admit, I didn’t expect to see a house in my neighbourhood getting painted in it! Continue reading “There is a Pink House in My Block and I Love it.”

Tips and Colour Inspiration for the Ideal Home Office
Interiors and Exteriors

Tips and Colour Inspiration for a Home Office you will Love

I am a big believer that your environment can inspire your work. We spend so much of our time working it makes sense to ensure your work space is an inspiring and comfortable one that reflects your personal style and needs. If you work from home then you have the opportunity to really personalize the space and while you don’t want it to be distracting, it is worth going out of your comfort zone a bit, because you can end up with something special that you will love for many years – like this jewel coloured home office by Suzanne Eason.

Tips and Colour Inspiration for a Home Office you will Love
Home Office Design by Suzanne Eason – suzanneeason.com

Here are some tips and inspiration to ensure your home office is a place you want to spend time in, as well as a space that can help you work, plan and organize effectively. Continue reading “Tips and Colour Inspiration for a Home Office you will Love”

The Elegant Colours and Style of the Oyster Box
Interiors and Exteriors

The Elegant and Stylish Colours of The Oyster Box Hotel – Umhlanga

The Elegant Colours and Style of the Oyster Box

It’s difficult to imagine a more perfect setting than the Oyster Box on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the iconic red and white lighthouse. The luxurious hotel has a charm and nostalgia built up over the years. Continue reading “The Elegant and Stylish Colours of The Oyster Box Hotel – Umhlanga”