It’s not just fashion the fashion that makes the Met Gala special but it’s dramatic decor. This year the Gala’s event designer, Raul Avila’s inspiration for the spectacular decor was heaven scent. The crowning jewel of the decor is always a floriated centrepiece which also serves as the museum’s information booth. This year, the flower structure was inspired by a jeweled … [Read more...] about THE DIVINE DECOR AT THE MET GALA 2018
What is clutter exactly? Clutter is technically a collection of things lying about in an untidy state. Clutter for me is anything you don't need, use or love. How does clutter affect us? Clutter prevents us from living the life we want to life. It prevents us from moving forward and enjoying the things that are really important. Clutter weighs us down emotionally, and … [Read more...] about Is it time to de-clutter your life?
Prepare for guests It's never too late to start thinking about preparing your home for when guests arrive at Christmas. In our house, we have friends and family calling in and staying throughout the season, so I find the more I can check off my list early, the more relaxed I feel! Give your entryway some love - it’s the first thing your guests will see when they arrive. … [Read more...] about Essential Christmas Step 1: Get Ready
Sisters are doing it for themselves ladies. While men carve out their testosterone laden man caves of sound, screens and cables, women are sneaking in their own private retreat right under everyone’s noses. Her quest: To seek and acquire territory for her She Cave. Once found, she’ll stake it out and claim it as hers. Never again will a Y chromosome cast a shadow over the … [Read more...] about The Rise of the She-Cave
By Angela Steyn The moment I utter the words “feature wall” to my clients, I can actually see their eyes widen and nostrils flare. So traumatised have we all been by the rust-red, suede-effect feature walls of years gone by, that to suggest creating a “feature” out of a “wall” is met with a certain degree of eyebrow raising to say the least. Despite being perceived as a … [Read more...] about Contemporary feature walls – how to choose a colour