Décor Diva: How To Snuggle Up This Winter

10 Essentials for a lazy winter’s evening…

At the moment in time, we are going through our winter season here in SA.  Having said that, in Cape Town we are experiencing the most gorgeous warm winter days, when it should actually be grey, wet and cold days (much like it was up until about 10 days ago).

BUT – I am not fooled.  Those cold, wet and grey days are going to be back.  And when it does, I hope you have that the 10 Décor/Lifestyle essential below will be found in your living room.

1.   Comfortable sofa to stretch out on. OR that easy chair in antique leather that shouts out “sink into me”. This comfy sofa is from Klooftique.

2.   Ottoman or footstool, onto which to lift up your feet. Ottoman from JVB.

3.   Scatter cushion in warm tones filled with part goose down inners – to further ‘sink’ into. Scatter cushions from Cushion Snob.

4.   Warm winter throw blanket. Beautiful fluffy throw from Loads of Living.

5.   Fireplace with the real thing going OR heater if no fireplace. Image via Pinterest

6.   A side lamp or standing lamp- both for the ambient effect / reading. GORGEOUS brass Lab Light from Anatomy Design.

7.   A good sized TV. Image via Pinterest

8.   Slippers. These funky sheepskin beauties are from Sheepskin Slippers via Etsy. Love the colours!

9.   For the ‘I don’t watch TV’ people – a good book or magazine. Image via Pinterest

10.   A hot toddy or cuppa hot chocoffie. Stunning translucent ceramic mugs from John Newdigate Ceramics.

You now have the essentials for a toasty winter’s evening at home.  Catch up with you again soon.

Top 5 MUST Haves: Kloof Street

By Marica

We took a walk-about down Kloof Street on Saturday and saw so many beautiful shops and amazing finds that we decided to compose a little wish list of our favourite Kloof Street items, here is our Kloof Street Top 5…

Mother of Pearl Side Tables – Loft Living:

Mother-Of-Pearl Side Table by Loft Living

What: Mother-Of-Pearl Side Table

Where: Loft Living, Kloof Street

Description: White ribbed side table with mother-of-pearl top.

How Much: R 1,995.00 each

Retro Dining Table – LIM:

Retro Dining Table by LIM

What: Retro Dining Table

Where: LIM, Kloof Street

Description: Superwood top with white Duco finish and solid Walnut legs. Size:  1800(l) x 900(d) x 750(h)

How Much: R 7,790.00

Nguni Loop Chair – Klooftique:

Nguni Loop Chair by Klooftique

What: Nguni Loop Chair

Where: Klooftique, Kloof Street

Description: Nguni hair on hide or leather, legs: timber, stainless steel or caster/wheels.

How Much: R 7,200.00

Brno Chair by Mies van der Rohe Replica – Eddie Zoom:

Brno Chair by Mies Van Der Rohe Replica from Eddie Zoom

What: Brno Chair by Mies van der Rohe  – Replica

Where: Eddie Zoom, Kloof Street

Description: Upholstered in leather with a chrome flat bar frame.

How Much: R 3,200.00 for the pair (an absolute steal!)

Ceramic Protea Candle Holder – O.live:

Protea Candle Holder by Olive

What: Protea Candle Holder

Where: O.live, Kloof Street

Description: Ceramic Protea candle holder in glazed white finish.

How Much: R 160.00 each

Ultimate must haves! What’s your favourite…let us know!