KaRi

About KaRi


I am a creative at heart who loves being surrounded by lovilee things. I am a wife, a mom and an on-line shopping addict that loves the colour purple. I believe that you should do what you love and love what you do!

Website: http://www.lovilee.co.za

 


 

Introducing JC from Paper J

Apr 23, 2014 Tags: , ,
Introducing JC from Paper J
A friendy of mine that will be getting married soon came to visit recently for us to discuss various décor options that she had in mind for her special day. She introduced me to a good friend of her’s Facebook page who makes the most lovilee paper creations for both the home and weddings. I could literally not believe my eyes when I saw his work and contacted him straight away. So here we find out more on the latest Paper Craze from JC Snooke of Paper J.    About JC JC is a creative through and through. He started his... Read More

Black & White candy-stripe wedding {Lauren Kim}

Apr 21, 2014 Tags:
Black & White candy-stripe wedding  {Lauren Kim}
We start of our Dramatic Darks wedding week with a lovilee real wedding captured by Lauren Kim Photography. Harshil and Sarah, who is a close friend of Lauren’s, tied the knot at Kavinga Wedding Venue in Nelspruit. The weather played along and the rain stayed away, they were able to capture a great photo session in the Avo Orchards.    How did you meet? Harshil and I met at church when he first moved to Nelspruit. But it was only a couple years after that when we visited a mutual friend (our best friend). A few of us stated... Read More

Engaged: Melissa + Hannes {Ian Odendaal Photography}

Apr 18, 2014 Tags:
Engaged: Melissa + Hannes {Ian Odendaal Photography}
On this beautiful Good Friday we are thrilled to share the gorgeous engagement session of Melissa and Hannes photographed by Free State based, Ian Odendaal Photography.    How did you two meet? {as told by Melissa} We met at the University of Pretoria’s first years camp, me a bright-eyed first year and Hannes a senior. On the last evening of the camp Hannes asked me to dance and refused to let me go to bed without me giving him my number. The next day he sent me a bunch of flowers and a huge box of Smaarties. We went on our... Read More

Yummy hot-cross bun recipe

Apr 17, 2014 Tags: , ,
Yummy hot-cross bun recipe
Sharing another lovilee recipe from the kitchen of Lauren Kim today. With Easter just a few sleeps away, there is still some time for you to put on your oven mittens and get baking. Last week we shared some really cute chocolate egg nests, this week we share a yummy hot-cross bun recipe.    Ingredients20g Citrus Peel or Glazed Peel 250g Warm Milk 500g Cake Flour 2 Tsp of Salt 70g Melted Butter 45g Sugar 1 Egg 2 Packets of Dry Yeast 1 1/2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 1/2 Tsp Ground Nutmeg 1 1/2 Tsp Ground Cloves 100g... Read More

Kiddies Easter High Tea

Apr 16, 2014 Tags: ,
Kiddies Easter High Tea
We love this lovilee Kiddies Easter high tea inspired styled shoot by Cape Town based, Claire Harries + Anthea Kirkman and are so excited to be able to share it with you. Here is what the collaborators had to say about the inspiration behind their shoot:    ‘After stumbling upon an old, burnt down house, with peeling paint, forgotten tiles, crumbling walls, & rambling plants as tenants, a truly magical shoot was born. Like something out of The Secret Garden, these ruins hold endless wonder & mystery… We found our... Read More

Q+A with Liezel from Bezoo Projects

Apr 16, 2014 Tags: ,
Q+A with Liezel from Bezoo Projects
I recently bought myself a Narnia cupboard from a small business called Bezoo Projects. I stumbled across them on Facebook and immediately fell in love with their work. I am a HUGE re-vamp, re-purpose advocate and wanted to introduce you lovilees to Bezoo. Would love to hear what you think!  How did Bezoo Projects come about? Kyle started this business in 2006. It has taken many forms since then, but have always been a creative enterprise. In 2012 I joined the business and we officially started revamping furniture. Kyle and I met... Read More

A Pastel Easter Party {Nestling}

Apr 15, 2014 Tags: , ,
A Pastel Easter Party {Nestling}
We received this pastel Easter party submission from Laura Thomas owner of Work of Heart. The images were taken by the same lovilees whose Easter Styled shoot we recently featured, Nestling photography. Laura discovered her passion for all things pretty whilst decorating her daughter’s nursery. This continued into planning parties to celebrate the special milestones in her life. Inspired to share her love for creating beautiful spaces & stylish celebrations, Work of Heart was born. We chatted to Laura about this lovilee party and her... Read More

Kamersvol in Jozi this Easter {give-away}

Apr 14, 2014 Tags: ,
Kamersvol in Jozi this Easter {give-away}
I attended my first Kamersvol event at Irene, Pretoria. I am soooo excited that this great event is coming to Jozi! It will be taking place over the upcoming Easter weekend, 18-21 April at The Forum Campus in Bryanston. The organisers searched high and low to find the perfect venue and when they saw The Forum Company’s elegant The Campus space in Bryanston, they knew this would be perfect for the most glamorous KAMERS event yet.    Except for the deli, which will centre around the courtyard with various musicians performing, the... Read More

Farm Engagement {Simone Franzel}

Apr 14, 2014 Tags:
Farm Engagement {Simone Franzel}
We’re excited to share this gorgeous farm engagement session of Cynthia and Duart by the talented Simone Franzel Photography. We found out some more from the couple.   How did the you meet? I ( Cynthia) came to a boarding school in Thabazimbi all the way from Botswana. I met Daurt there. We were first very Best Friends for 6 month. We competed in sport in the U.S.A., it was a tour as well, He asked if I could be his girlfriend in Disney World, Florida on the 29th of May 2008.  Then we started dating. On the 9th of August 2013 He... Read More

 


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