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    10 ways to decorate with colour

    Most of us are a little nervous when it comes to colour. Except when you live in Durban that is! I have done a few shoots in this beautiful city… Read more… 

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on August 29, 2014

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    DIY French Table Linen

    I have had a soft spot for French table linen for a few years but somehow a table cloth has never found its way to me. My dining room table… Read more… 

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on August 26, 2014

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    DIY dining room makeover

    I did this dining room makeover with no budget. Just a lick of left over paint, a few old furniture pieces around the house and a dream. Our house turns… Read more… 

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on August 25, 2014

  • Washi Feature

    What to Washi?

    So I am totally in love with Washi tape: the patterns and colours appeal to my {aspirational} wild side. But after I found my collection of 3 rolls again at… Read more… 

    By HAdmin  |  Published on August 22, 2014

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    Dutch courage

    In most Afrikaans suburban homes we grew up with a dedicated shelf to a collection of Delft crockery in the 80's. This beautiful and delicate pottery style from the 1600's… Read more… 

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on August 21, 2014

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    DIY: Alternative Storage

    Having a guest room is a luxury, especially if you have a growing family with space requirements. So if usually your guests end up on a sofa bed somewhere then… Read more… 

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on August 20, 2014

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    Decorating with books

    I use books in almost all my shoots as a styling element. Stacked vintage books with worn covers with a tea cup on top or just an open one on… Read more… 

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on August 18, 2014

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    Arum Lilies

    For Germarie's birthday, I gave her two bunches of Arum Lillies as this is one of her favorite flowers. Little did I know that it would spark off so much… Read more… 

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on August 15, 2014

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    Happy birthday, Germarie!

    (I have hacked into our blog to post this birthday message without Germarie knowing! So please forgive me if you find any spelling error as this is usually checked by… Read more… 

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on August 13, 2014