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About Karien Slabbert

Karien has a passion for all things design and décor related. When she’s not writing about décor and design, she’s busy redecorating her new home and trying to landscape her garden. Her husband and daughter have grown accustomed to playing musical chairs while she’s constantly moving things around.
Latest Posts | By Karien Slabbert
A bulb moment
2 weeks 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 weeks 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
1 month 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
2 months ago

Dream team

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

Green with envy
2 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
2 months ago

Sunshine Style

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

Make every drop count
2 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
3 months ago

Breathing space

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

A new way of life
3 months ago

A new way of life

This welcoming home was designed with laid-back, inclusive living in mind.

From a different angle
3 months ago

From a different angle

Green-fingered entrepreneur Denny Mo’s fascinating terrariums will breathe life into your home.

The nature of things
4 months ago

The nature of things

This modern home at the foothills of the Magaliesberg was built on a property that boasts views of the mountains.

In high
4 months ago

In high

Ascribing to a certain technological austerity, the home is characterised by pared-down design and pragmatism.

Kitchen cool
4 months ago

Kitchen cool

The modern kitchen is more than a utilitarian space. As the heart of the home, it’s where we socialise and relax. We share some of the latest kitchen finishes.

Blurred lines
4 months ago

Blurred lines

This estate provides an extraordinary opportunity for an urban lifestyle in the midst of nature.

In black and white
5 months ago

In black and white

As the year draws to an end, it’s time to give your bedroom – and senses – a relaxing reboot. We share the monochrome essentials that will have you dreaming in colour.

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