Something blue

Whether it’s your first home (congratulations) or if you’re redecorating, think blue. From soft shades to intense hues, it’s a colour that always works – beautifully.

Shades of blue help create an exotic, appealing table setting. Tone with natural colours and fabrics, add just a touch of gold for glamour. Tablecloth, place mats, glasses, cutlery and crockery from the exceptional range at H&M.

Printed with Japanese archival ink on matte paper, you can buy this Insectum Butterflies print in two sizes … and it comes framed in oak with Stylene (artificial) glass for safety. R2990 and R7990. Details:

- Advertisement -

Blue hues … accessories we’re coveting include this warm blue geometric blanket, R699 from Zara; tall aqua glass jug, R149 from H&M and indigo vase, R2195 from Weylandts.

Use this Gigi stool, made from solid munggur wood, as an extra seat for when you’ve many guests, or as an end table.  R2795 from Weylandts.

If you want to add just a touch of blue to the room, scatters are the way to go. Buy just the covers and you can change your look with the season. This soft velvet cushion cover is R239 from Zara.

Lowline armchair, with polished steel base, R16000, excluding 4.2m of fabric, from Tonic in Desmond Road, Kramerville. Details: 011-262-4506

Designers are oohing and aahing over this bird standing lamp … such a fantastic statement piece for your home. R3990 from SHF. Details:

- Advertisement -
Previous articleSing along time
Next articleMagic of Makalali


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Rooibos beauty hacks on a shoestring budget

There’s no need to spend a fortune on skincare products when you can use Rooibos in your beauty routine! FACE MASK:You’ll need: 1 tablespoon of...

It’s all about the knock-on effect

Here’s how Jackson’s Real Food Market is making a difference and helping others do the same. It’s a crazy world we’re living in right now....

File your tax return like a pro

Is the tax season filling you with dread … loads of admin, long queues and surprise letters of payments due to SARS? But, with smarter...

Improve your snacking game plus a great recipe

Often grabbed on-the-go or sometimes as a square meal replacement, people snack for a variety of reasons, whether good or bad.Regardless of the motive,...

Six remote working must-haves

If you’re in a position to work remotely, you’ll know by now that it comes with pros and cons.  On the one hand, there’s no...