Make your man cave feel like home

Your man cave can be so much more than just a room with couches and a TV. Think of it as a space where you can express your personal style using items that are both functional and comfortable for your needs. How you choose to theme and decorate the room is...

Tips for creating a beautiful interior

Creating an interior that truly exudes your personality starts with a specific design style. From traditional, contemporary chic and industrial, there are many starting points to solidify the visual foundation of your beautiful interior. Here are insight...

Custom vs ready-made furniture: finding what works for you

An empty space in need of furnishing can either be an interior guru’s delight, or a first-time decorator’s dismay. Looking at the space as a canvas on which you can apply your creative flair to will surely make the process easier. Something else worth...

How to make a tight interior budget go a long way

What’s the first thing on your priority list once you’ve been handed the shiny keys to your brand new home? Adding a personal touch and all the creature comforts you can’t go without. Whether you’re naturally frugal or have a tight budget, there’s always a...

A Bolt from the Blue

Pantone’s Classic Colour Choice for 2020 It’s a new year, a new decade and a new opportunity to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. And to celebrate, The Pantone Colour Institute has chosen Classic Blue as their colour of the year. “We are...

Seasonally Sumptuous

How to Make Your House Feel Like Home These Holidays The aunts and uncles, the brothers and sisters, the cousins, the parents, the mother-in-law… One of the best parts of the festive season is spending time with your family and friends. However, having...

New Year. New Grandeur

Home Interior Trends for 2020 Bold colours, painted ceilings, wall prints… 2019 has been filled with interior décor elements that have turned our homes into the luxurious spaces we adore. However, it’s time to put away the Hygge and get with the hype with...

Mirrored Elegance

Everything You Need to Know About Decorating with Mirrors They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend… Well, there’s another sparkly item that has just as many admirers. From ornate and oversized to minimal and petite, mirrors are one of few decorating elements that...

Trends on the Table

Five Fresh Furniture Trends for 2020 The year-end parties are being planned and the kids are looking forward to the December holidays. The year is coming to a speedy close, and we couldn’t be happier. However, as 2019 ushers out, interior décor trends for the new year...

Wall to Wall Luxury

Five Wall Décor Trends to Watch In 2020 It’s in with the new year and out with 2019. January is approaching fast and with it all the décor trends that will be gracing our homes. Designers are already talking about the home décor trends for 2020, and this...

Windows of Opulence

How to Take Care of Your Curtains and Blind Window coverings seem like the most basic of home elements, yet it is one we put a lot of thought into. When chosen carefully, window treatments can make a world of difference in your enjoyment of your home. Even interior...

Wall to Wallpaper Perfection

What You Want vs What You Get From big and bold floral patterns to geometrical statement prints and metallic textures, it’s no surprise that the modern wallpaper trend is dominating this year’s interior décor scene. Whether your goal is to enliven an...

First-Class Cabinetry

Trends for Every Part of Your Home From cereal boxes and toiletry items to a growing set of books - there comes a point in everyone’s life that stacking things on the counter or in the corner is no longer an option. Choosing the right cabinetry can help organise your...

African-Themed Luxury

Design and Décor Lab brings Décor Home at Decorex 2019 French Chateau, Italian Villa, even Hygge - International style has been dominating the interior design scene for a long time. This year, however, Decorex – Africa’s premium design exhibition – brought décor home...

Lavishly Light

5 Lighting Trends That Will Make Your Home Glow A significant, yet too often overlooked, element in the creation of quality interior design is lighting. It sets the mood, determines the colouring and also illuminates the most important highlights of any room. Luckily,...

Floor de Luxe

How to Choose the Perfect Flooring for Your Home Furniture, accessories, walls, and lighting… These are the most common things that we think of when decorating our homes. But most people forget that flooring is actually one of the most important aspects of interior...

Repeatedly Glamourous

5 Interior Décor Trends That are Making a Comeback Bell-bottom jeans, strong female leaders, even the great depression and the great recession… History is always repeating itself. Interestingly enough, so does interior design trends. The repeat isn’t always glaringly...

Colour Me Luxurious

7 Tips on Choosing the Right Colour Scheme for Your Home Feeling blue, green with envy or seeing red… You only have to look around you to find a colour for every emotion or occasion. But colour is more than just a combination of shades and tones that help us express...

Perfectly Luxurious

3 Interior Décor Mistakes and How to Avoid Them It’s a well-known adage that there is no freedom without art. Interior décor is no exception to this. However, when designing your dream home there are a few guidelines you can follow to make it less complicated and...

Sticking with the Trends

5 Wallpaper Tips for the Adventurous Decorator Florals, geometric designs, textures and bright colours… It’s back! Last year we discussed the top 5 trending wallpapers to add to your home, and it seems this interior décor favourite is back with even more zest than...

Fashion Fabrics for Your Home

Choosing Textiles That Last The first thing that comes to mind when buying fabric for your new décor is usually what colour to pick. It's usually the single biggest factor in fabric selection. But while colour is important, there’s one factor that goes beyond even...

50 Shades of White

How to Use White Undertones in Your Interior Décor If you've been looking to Pinterest or Instagram for home renovation ideas, there's one trend that you have likely been coming across a lot lately: the all-white everything look. Whether you call it modern minimalism,...

A Hanging Pleasure

4 Things to Avoid When Hanging Your Curtains Imagine a stylish, modern woman dressed in the latest fashion and accessories with the perfect hair and make-up. Her pants, on the other hand, are too small… A pretty room with poorly hung curtains can have the same awkward...

Small Space, Big Luxury

How To Make The Most of Your Bedroom Space It’s the most personal space in your home, and also the place you’ll be spending most of your time in. But why is it that the room expected to hold the largest piece of furniture is often one of the tiniest? A small bedroom...

The Art of Luxurious Décor

5 Ways to Choose the Perfect Artwork for Your Home Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And there is nothing more beautiful than to behold a beautiful piece of art in your home. Art helps to create a home’s soul, and puts your personality into the house. And let’s...

Mindfully Luxurious

5 Tip for Zen-inspired Interior Décor We get it. Life moves fast. From speeding deadlines and growing to-do lists to mounting bills and busy kids – getting a moment to yourself is a scarce commodity. Add a cluttered environment to the equation, and you have a problem...

Life in Living Coral

How to use Pantone’s New Colour of the Year in Your Home It’s that time of the year where countless interior decorators and fashion designers take a break from the holiday cheer and wait in bated breath for Pantone, the pre-eminent colour authority, to announce its...

Decadent Décor Resolutions

5 Decor Trends We’re Following in 2019 From visiting the gym and making some solid investments to visiting your parents more and final sorting out your wardrobe – it’s the new year and the resolutions are flying high. But you're not the only one looking to set...

The Season for Stylish Settings

5 Tips for Decorating Your Dinner Table This Christmas It’s the most amazing time of the year; you’re welcoming family, raising your glasses, and maybe even stealing a kiss under the mistletoe. Christmas is fast approaching, and throughout South Africa, people are...

Fabulously Festive

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays The bells are ringing, the kids are singing. Wrapping paper is flying and holiday flights are being booked. Christmas is just weeks away with tinsel and baubles all around, and what better way to celebrate than getting...

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