Tips on how to achieve the French look in your home

Apr 23, 2013 Tags:
Tips on how to achieve the French look in your home
The French style is effortless, comfortable, elegant, romantic and charming. You can achieve this look by combining old elements, luxurious décor pieces with simplicity, giving attention to detail in even the most unexpected places of your home such as hanging a little wooden heart from a doorknob.Key elements would combine rustic with glamour by be mixing and matching free-standing distressed furniture pieces, amoires, bold ornate mirrors, natural flooring, crystal chandeliers with exposed wall finishes such as brick, cement and aged... Read More

Mark & Lauren’s Wedding {handmade details}

Apr 22, 2013 Tags: ,
Mark & Lauren's Wedding {handmade details}
Couple: Mark & Lauren Wedding date: 23.02.2013 Venue: The Boma, Port Elizabeth Photography:Taryn RahlWe featured this couples’ Nautical E-session captured by Taryn Rahl on 2012. The couple got married earlier this year, and we have the pleasure of featuring their wedding day with lovilee handmade wedding details by the bride! Don’t you just love her shoes too?! How the day came together {as told by the bride…} I worked for a year on the décor. Everything about the wedding is up-cycyled or reusable in some ways... Read More

Sock stick horse {tutorial}

Apr 19, 2013 Tags: ,
Sock stick horse {tutorial}
I can’t believe that my little manny is almost 1, it is truly crazy how time flies! I started working on his birthday party a while ago, so am slowly but surely getting there. I have decided on a cowboy theme, with reds, greys, blues and white. One of the ideas I have for favours are stick horses.Whilst looking for inspiration I stumbled across this super cute sock stick horse tutorial that I will be trying to make as favours for the little ones. Hetty, the owner of the lovilee blog, lightbluegrey on which I found the post permitted me... Read More

Q&A with Michelle {Michelle Koekemoer Photography}

Apr 18, 2013 Tags: ,
Q&A with Michelle {Michelle Koekemoer Photography}
Michelle Koekemoer recently became a lovilee family member, here with a little background to this lovilee lady and what she does…Q: How did you become a photographer? I started taking pictures of friends and family members, saying I will never do a wedding. Then I was asked to shoot a wedding for some friends of friends that had no money for a photographer. And as the saying goes – the rest is history….Q: How would you describe your style? Here I am going to steal a term from another photographer (Neil van Niekerk; a South... Read More

Pretty Things For You {and you, and you}

Apr 17, 2013 Tags: , , , ,
Pretty Things For You {and you, and you}
Pretty Things For You… and you and you is inspired by owner, Melinda’s love for all things pretty and pretty darn awesome. From bunting and garlands to cupcake holders and party packs to special gifts for the birthday boy or girl, this is a one stop on-line shop that can assist with it all!About Melinda and how Pretty Things for You was born I’m an almost 41 year old mom to two kiddies, Ben and Emma, who keep me on my toes. Since becoming a mom I’ve realized just how much I enjoy putting kiddies birthday parties together,... Read More

Mooi Goete {local on-line store}

Apr 16, 2013 Tags: , , ,
Mooi Goete {local on-line store}
Mooi Goete is a local on-line store run on the Facebook platform. Mooi Goete stocks absolutely anything and everything pretty, from décor items to cute baby wear and vintage place mats, they have it all!The idea of Mooi Goete was born long before the actual shop came to life. The owner, Marli Lubbe, has always adored beautiful things and used to spend hours dreaming about being able to surround herself with them. With all sourcing done by herself, she contributes her success to a few of SA’s most creative souls (designers &... Read More

3 + 1 = 4 {maternity session}

Apr 15, 2013 Tags:
3 + 1 = 4 {maternity session}
Family: Jason & Kate Carlisle-Kitz and their son Austin Photography: Saysha Baker Photography {KZN based} Date of shoot: 06.01.2013 Location: Yellowwood Cafe‘, Howick, KZNJust loving this maternity session photographed by Saysha Baker. The colours are so rich and she even threw in a feet photo! {swoon} Am totally into the foresty feels at the moment.About the shoot as told by Saysha… It’s always such a treat for me to capture the excitement of a baby bump and this shoot was an added joy because it was of my cousin... Read More

Hand-knitted Springbok Jersey {kids give-away}

Apr 13, 2013 Tags: , , ,
Hand-knitted Springbok Jersey {kids give-away}
We have a special goodie up for grabs for the little lovilees, in time for the winter rugby season! A hand-knitted Springbok jersey {approx size 3-4 years}.What you have to do to enter…‘like’ the lovilee Facebook page. Leave a comment telling us for which occasion your little one would wear this jersey.You will get an additional entry into the draw for each time you share this post on Facebook or on Twitter (Remember to mention @lovileedsigns on your twitter post).Terms & Conditions:The competition closes at midnight on... Read More

Moi Decor {Duncan Yard update}

Apr 12, 2013 Tags: , ,
Moi Decor {Duncan Yard update}
At the end of January Moi Décor Parkhurst re-located to the bigger and older Moi Decor Duncan Yard. The Johannesburg clients need not worry though, as they are just a Gautrain ride away, as the Hatfield station is a block away from Duncan Yard where they are situated.The Moi team has been super busy, stocking up their shop with lovilee items and adding so much more to their wedding décor hire catalogue. Marinda May recently photographed the ladies of the shop as well as some of the products in stock {swoon}…Visit Moi Décor on... Read More

 


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