Decor

TURNING YOUR LOUNGE INTO A SANCTUARY

Decor, Decor and interiors

  There is no place like home. It is the sanctuary that we seek after a long day at work. It should, therefore, be a space that speaks to who we are and is inviting to family and friends. Home serves as a protection from the world and should be a place where you can let go and just be. You must decorate to please yourself and not to please…

MY CAMPAIGN WITH SHF IN THE MIDLANDS, KZN AND A CHANCE TO WIN (UPDATED)

Decor, Decor and interiors, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Yes, it really happened - I am featured in a campaign with SHF and to kick this of in true HerLuxuriousAfrica style I spent a day with SHF in KZN, Midlands. The day was very indulgent. I was picked up from the Pietermaritzburg airport in a Range Rover Evoque Convertible. This was followed by a make up session and photo shoot at SHF's head office for their new campaign kicking…

HOME STYLE: Borrowing from Scandinavian Design

Decor, Decor and interiors

Homes should reflect our personalities and sometimes we do need to freshen up our homes to maybe reflect the new persons who we are. If you are looking for a modern clean look that is bright and open ... you can look to Scandanavian designs for inspiration. Entry Way Inspiration Scandinavian entry ways are boldly understated with a wood flooring that is softened by rugs. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="564"] Source[/caption]…

2 WAYS TO STYLE MY NEW SHF ASHFORD SOFA

Decor, Decor and interiors

So yes it happened, I won a beautiful Ashford couch from SHF. I am still pinching myself. I am also aware that such a beautiful piece of furniture requires great styling and I am toying with two ideas, maybe you can help me decide. Do yourself a favour and view the exquisite SHF furniture: click here. This is the beaut I won courtesy of SHF, isn't it gorgeous? [caption id="" align="alignnone"…

SECRETS TO STAGING A BEAUTIFUL BOOKSHELF

Decor, Decor and interiors, What are we reading?

How do you arrange your bookshelf?I love books. I love reading. My bookshelf is the first thing you see when you enter our home because books are central to our lives. Books open up the mind to new adventures and maintain our curiosity. Even though I have e-books and audible books I still love the smell and feel of real paper. Bookshelves also allow people to glean into your personality…

UPDATING YOUR LIVING ROOM

Decor, Lifestyle, Style

If you live in an apartment, like I do, the living room is usually the space you see when you walk in so it is a good idea to make your living space cosy and inviting. The sofa is the main point of attraction Choose your sofa carefully as everything else gets anchored around it. Choose a sofa in a neutral colour to build your living room around. If your…

REFUSE TO SET A SUB-STANDARD TABLE EVER AGAIN

Decor, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

The way you serve food is as important as the way you prepare the food. You can show your guests how much you care about them by setting a beautiful table for them. Here is a list of table setting essentials: Crisp  table cloth Low vases and beautiful flowers Folded cloth napkins for a touch of elegance. Salt and Pepper Shakers Glasses: Set with glasses that you will use throughout…

Feeding the Coffee Fiend: Home Coffee Station Ideas

Decor, Food & Drink

My relationship with coffee is one of the strongest relationships in my life :-). In the morning after my bath and morning routine, I sit  down to a leisurely cup of coffee before I head out the door. I would love to create a coffee station in my home where all my coffee goodies are in one place. Below are the ingredients: [caption id="attachment_2161" align="aligncenter" width="193"] Cappuccino - Image Source:…

DESIGN A BEAUTIFUL WORK SPACE

Decor

We spend a lot of time in our work spaces and a great looking space will make work more pleasant. The Scandinavian design is a great source of inspiration both for work and home offices as they are simple, beautiful, functional and affordable. Scandinavian design allows the furniture to be the centre of attraction. All accessories should be carefully chosen. Start with simple white walls as a blank canvas. Choose…

STYLISH BATHROOMS

Decor, Style

We are continuing with our theme of a stylish home. A deliberately decorated home means that attention is paid to all parts and rooms of the home. All rooms should exude your essence. Bathrooms are often neglected in decor but they are an extension of your style. What do you want the feel of your whole home to be? The bathroom is the one room that your visitors are guaranteed…