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Posts By Lisa Witepski

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Clean, crisp, clear
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years ago

Seaside style

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

A labour of love
2 years 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 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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.

An entertainer’s paradise
2 years ago

An entertainer’s paradise

Nature’s play with pattern, texture and colour was the inspiration for this spacious house, envisaged as a country retreat.

Make your home ultra with Pantone’s colour of the year
2 years ago

Make your home ultra with Pantone’s colour of the year

By  •  Trends

Ultra violet, selected by the Pantone Color Institute as its colour of the year, is a reflection of the times we are living in.

Focus on flow
2 years ago

Focus on flow

Your first impression on entering this golf-estate home is one of lightness and brightness.

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