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Posts By Lisa Witepski

Latest Posts | By Lisa Witepski
How to make your house more water-wise
7 days ago

How to make your house more water-wise

Capetonians have managed to push back Day Zero, but that doesn’t mean we can ease up on our water usage. Here’s how to ensure you use resources more efficiently in all areas of your home.

South Africa’s décor bloggers speak up: What they’re loving right now
2 weeks ago

South Africa’s décor bloggers speak up: What they’re loving right now

We’ve asked some of South Africa’s favourite décor and design bloggers about their favourite looks and trends right now. Here’s what they had to say.

Neutral territory
3 weeks ago

Neutral territory

A pared-down palette maintains the balance between gracious aesthetics and comfortable living in this family home.

Clean, crisp, clear
3 weeks ago

Clean, crisp, clear

After 30 years in a cottage-style home, these home owners decided it was time for a change to less clutter, cleaner lines and greater simplicity.

Seven tips for choosing the right curtains
4 weeks ago

Seven tips for choosing the right curtains

No matter how striking your room, it’s not finished until the curtains are in place. Here’s how to choose the perfect window treatment.

A homely haven
1 month ago

A homely haven

A palette of light, bright materials and contrasting textures helped transform a dreary Tuscan double-storey into a home that warmly welcomes friends and family.

Six tips for ensuring your home security looks amazing
1 month ago

Six tips for ensuring your home security looks amazing

Security is a key consideration for South African home owners – but how do you make your home as safe as possible, without compromising on design?

How to create your own home bar
1 month ago

How to create your own home bar

You’d love to create your own home bar – a place where everyone really does know your name. Here’s how to set up a space that is stylish, warm and welcoming.

How to turn your kitchen appliances into a fantastic feature
2 months ago

How to turn your kitchen appliances into a fantastic feature

By  •  Kitchens

Appliances are, essentially, the shoes and handbags of your kitchen. Yes, they’re there to simplify cooking – but choose correctly, and they can become fabulous accessories that uplift the entire space.

How to blend old and new
2 months ago

How to blend old and new

By  •  How To

Mixing old and new is one of the key trends of the season.

Seaside style
2 months ago

Seaside style

An unsurpassed view and sense of space make for easy living at this holiday home.

A labour of love
2 months ago

A labour of love

Four years of intensive research – attending decor and design exhibitions, and filing magazine pages – helped this home owner create the house of her dreams.

What’s new with walls?
2 months ago

What’s new with walls?

By  •  How To

Your walls can be a neutral background to offset your room or hanging art – or they can be works of art themselves. Check out the latest trends in treatments like tiles and wallpaper.

What to budget for when planning alterations
3 months ago

What to budget for when planning alterations

It’s happened to most homeowners: You budget for an alteration, only to be blown away when your contractor presents a final invoice that’s well over your initial quote.

Everything you need to know about updating your bathroom
3 months ago

Everything you need to know about updating your bathroom

A beautiful bathroom is not only an inviting space where you can relax and rejuvenate; it can also increase your home’s value considerably.

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