For the past 6 months I haven’t been able to quite figure out which direction I wanted to take our room in. An ugly dresser (which was beautiful under the paint) that I bought off Craig’s List in Berlin sat … Continue reading
I always need extra seating for dinner parties or braais. Folding chairs are ugly. I don’t like ugly things taking up space in my home. Here’s a solution! I used some cheeky Shwe Shwe fabric with Madiba’s face since we … Continue reading
I loved this bowl from catbird, and this container from Alder & Co had me wanting one of my own- the near impossibility of successfully shipping things to South Africa and my impatience was followed with a DIY version (OBVI).
In Berlin my bank (Deutsche Bank) had a branch called “Bank der Zukunft” which means Bank of the Future. I loved it there as much as one can love going to the bank (which is a lot). There was everything … Continue reading
On my latest favoritest blog Radical Possibility (Zandi is cussy and snarky and does amazing diy projects, and sometimes they’re a big hilarious FAIL) was recently a post on knock off gold fridge magnets. I loved these because 1) if I … Continue reading
To corral all of the COFFEE RELATED CRAP in the kitchen I made a gold chevron tray. I wanted something simple so made oversized zig-zags. The other reason I want something pretty for the coffee stuff is that thanks to … Continue reading
i have lots of DIY and house tour posts up my sleeve- let’s just say concrete and spray painted wonders are drying all over our house. because of a party that got a bit…shall we say…out of hand on saturday … Continue reading