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Entrepo ‘department-style’ design store

Aug 30, 2014 Tags: , ,
Entrepo 'department-style' design store
Nestled away in Melrose, JHB, on the corner of Atholl Oaklands and Forte street you will find the the Blubird Centre, now also the proud new home of entrepo “design department Store”. The shops clean layout and elegant simplicity puts all the focus on the products. (Kinda like the Apple store of home-ware). I visited the store earlier today and Chene from Silversuitcase Photography visited earlier this week to take some images.     ‘I doubt my husband will every leave me in the store unsupervised with a credit card... Read More

Introducing Consol Glass

Aug 28, 2014 Tags: ,
Introducing Consol Glass
As part of our ‘green’ wedding week this week I wanted to focus on a company that’s products we all use, but are seldom aware of. Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to present the... Read More

Love Letters Stationery’s new on-line store

Aug 22, 2014 Tags: ,
Love Letters Stationery's new on-line store
Bespoke personalised on-line stationery company, Love Letters Stationery, began life as a single set of gift cards for a good friend a couple of years ago. Today, the company offers a range of items from printed ribbon, gifts tags, moleskin notebooks, gift stickers and coloured pencils - all personalised! The company has just launched their brand-new website plus an on-line shop. Visitors can now view and purchase on-line, from a host of beautifully crafted and creative products ranging from personalised paper to decorative home-ware... Read More

Make your own Hot Chocolate Powder

Aug 21, 2014 Tags: ,
Make your own Hot Chocolate Powder
Today we show you how to make your own hot chocolate powder. The great thing about this is that you can decide how guilt-free or not you’d like to make it.     Ingredients: 1 Cup of Rice Flour 1/2 a cup of sugar or sweetener 4 Tablespoons of Cocoa Powder 2 Teaspoons of Cornflour 1 teaspoon of cinnamon     Method: Sieve all the ingredients together and mix well. Store in a bottle for when needed. To make hot chocolate – heat half a mug of milk and add 2 teaspoons of the chocolate mix. Top up with boiling... Read More

Win tickets to the 2014 Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo

Aug 19, 2014 Tags: ,
Win tickets to the 2014 Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo
The Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo will again take place from 4 to 7 September at the CTICC in the Mother City this year. Themed ‘Bold, Bright and Individual’ this years HOMEMAKERS EXPO boasts seven exciting feature areas for visitors to engage with specialists and industry leaders in home improvement and design. We are excited to be giving away 10 sets of double tickets to attend this event! {read more below}     Show highlights include: daily Home | Tuis magazines DIY Workshops by DIY professionals inspiring outdoor living trends in... Read More

Get Wedding Ready with Adventure Boot Camp

Aug 15, 2014 Tags: ,
Get Wedding Ready with Adventure Boot Camp
    When I heard the words ‘Adventure Boot Camp‘ – I had a vision of a drill sergeant straight out the army with high waisted pants and leather boots with a megaphone that would be screaming at me while I attempted to do a push up through crying my eyes out from pure humiliation and embarrassment as I couldn’t do the exercises. I arrived at George Lee park on Sandton early on a Monday morning in the dark and had no idea what to expect. I was waiting for these ladies to fill the room who were extreme athletes... Read More

Chocolate Salami Recipe

Aug 14, 2014 Tags: ,
Chocolate Salami Recipe
The first time I tasted salami, I was in awe. I just had to find out more on how to make my own and share that with you today! Would love to know what you think! The recipe below makes enough to serve 8 to 12 people.     Ingredients: 24 Petit Beurre biscuits 350g Dark chocolate broken into squares (it must be dark chocolate not milk chocolate) 225g Butter (softened) 2 Tablespoons Amarula or Amaretto 2 Egg Yolks 50g Flaked Almonds 25g Ground Almonds   Method: Place biscuits in a food processor and coarsely crush them. Put... Read More

Purple Home Inspiration

Aug 12, 2014 Tags: ,
Purple Home Inspiration
As most of you know by know, I am a HUGE purple fan… I have been browsing some purple and grey décor options and thought I’d share a few. Most of these items are perfect for a lounge setting and all available locally. What is your favourite colour at the moment?     Product/Image credits: Ceramic White cookie jar available from Mr Price Home Ariel Cushion available from Country Road at Woolworths Purple reeds Fine Art Wallpaper available from Mooi Goete Wooden Word ‘LOL’ by Bokke & Blomme available... Read More

 


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