Inspired homeware from Evolution

I love everything from Evolution!  Everything!  After all, can you ever have too many cushions?  And the chairs are seriously beautiful and inspired.


Wooden utensils of delight

I’ve taken to making my own nut butter and jam.  The nut butter is definitely a result of being the proud (temporary) owner of a MagiMix, and I think the jam making stems from it being strawberry season and me not really loving fresh strawberries.  Both pursuits make me feel pretty amazing – like an absolute domestic goddess, and also like I’ve got my shit together (when all evidence points to the contrary).

I saw these gorgeous utensils on Etsy, and I imagined them scooping and spreading my homemade strawberry jam and cashew nut butter onto warm bread. They’d really cause a stir in my kitchen (get it?).

The 12 Decades Hotel

Val-Day has its perks, like a night at the 12 Decades Art Hotel in Maboneng, a place I’ve wanted to visit for ages!  It feels totally indulgent staying in a hotel when your house is 20  minutes away, but also a lovely break from the same old same old.

We stayed in the MineHaus room, where Bauhaus meets Joburg mining town, designed by a long time favourite of mine Dokter & Misses.  Below are some pics from the room, the installations on the 7th floor, and Joburg’s famous skyline from the rooftop bar (most from my Instagram).

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