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”

Trends and Travel

The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter

The Colour Meaning of a Zulu Love Letter

Many years ago, before writing letters and cell phones, the Zulu women in South Africa used colour and beading to express feelings and communicate messages regarding gender and marital status. Continue reading “The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter”

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.”

Trends and Travel

Colour for the Soul in Nairobi, Kenya

Always on the look out for colour inspiration, I was excited when a friend invited me to Nairobi for a few days. With just a short amount of time I never realized there was so much to do and see in Nairobi and what an effect it would have on me. Here are the highlights of my trip. Continue reading “Colour for the Soul in Nairobi, Kenya”

Trends and Travel

A Creative Alternative to Grey – 10+ Examples of Rich and Regal Purple Walls.

A contemporary alternative to grey - 10 examples of Purple walls

If you’re tired of grey, feeling tense, lacking creativity and motivation or looking for spiritual direction, you might find yourself drawn to the colour purple.

Purple is linked to spirituality as well as inspiration, tolerance and mental balance. Continue reading “A Creative Alternative to Grey – 10+ Examples of Rich and Regal Purple Walls.”

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8 Autumn Paint Colours and Interiors Inspired by Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017-2018 has just come to an end and what’s evident this season is that while comfort is important, fashion is still about having fun with colour and glamour. The same can said about our homes, comfort is important but we should have fun with colour and make our homes authentic and reflect our individual style. And, it’s easy to have fun with the multitude of colours and trends to choose from.

8 Autumn colours for interiors from Paris Fashion Week
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2017 – Hermés – Image Source: Vogue.com. Interior Image Plascon 2017 Colour Forecast – plascon.co.za

Here are 8 colours from the catwalk that look just as good on walls as they do on the models. All the paint colours are from the  Plascon 2017 Colour Forecast. Continue reading “8 Autumn Paint Colours and Interiors Inspired by Paris Fashion Week”