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Posts By Karien Slabbert

Latest Posts | By Karien Slabbert
Living lagom
3 days ago

Living lagom

We explore why just enough is more than sufficient.

In good shape
2 weeks ago

In good shape

A good planting scheme includes various shapes, sizes and colours – all working in harmony to create a coherent composition.

Local interest
4 weeks ago

Local interest

With water scarcity a very real challenge in South Africa, it’s important to create gardens that are more adaptable, yet still maintain the aesthetic qualities of a beautiful outdoor space.

Fresh inspiration
1 month ago

Fresh inspiration

By  •  How To

Do away with dull and boring by adding colour, texture and interest to your home.

Bathroom bliss
1 month ago

Bathroom bliss

We share some quick ideas for giving your bathroom a fresh new look.

How to plan a designer garden
2 months ago

How to plan a designer garden

One thing all beautiful gardens have in common is a well-designed layout. We share some pointers on creating a statement garden.

Cocoon crush
2 months ago

Cocoon crush

It’s time to gear up your living spaces for winter. We share some ideas for taking the bite out of the colder months.

A bulb moment
3 months ago

A bulb moment

With the season slowly winding down, it’s time to start planning the next chapter of your garden. Plant flowering bulbs from late March onward, to enjoy a beautiful spring display.

Creating an evergreen backbone
4 months ago

Creating an evergreen backbone

Lush layers of foliage will ensure that your garden looks attractive all year round. While flowers wilt and whither, foliage in all shapes and sizes packs punch.

Greener pastures
4 months ago

Greener pastures

Looking to build your own eco refuge, but don’t know where to start? These are the most important building blocks.

Dream team
5 months ago

Dream team

Ready for some pillow talk? Drift off into dreamland with the latest bedroom trends.

Green with envy
5 months ago

Green with envy

By  •  Trends

For 2017, the Pantone Colour Institute adds visual credence to the “green movement” with its colour of the year: Greenery (15-0343).

Sunshine Style
5 months ago

Sunshine Style

Transform your garden into an outdoor haven with striking plants, exotic blooms and statement furniture.

Make every drop count
5 months ago

Make every drop count

Waterwise gardens needn’t be dull and boring. Here’s how to fill your garden with colour and interest without wasting precious water.

Breathing space
6 months ago

Breathing space

This home is situated at the edge of a lake, which creates a sense of being enveloped by nature.

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