Chic To Shore

Home Renovation and Decor

Restaurant Update: Using Jars, Bottles and Hats as Light Fittings

The restaurant design is underway in Lesotho and all the rustic elements are slowly coming together. My latest task was deciding on light fixtures, and since we are trying to … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top 5 Homeware Gift Ideas for Christmas

I haven’t finished my Christmas shopping yet and I am starting to panic. I have never been one of those super organised people who shops and wraps in November. I … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

All I Want for Christmas is… Somewhere to Hang my Hat

This Christmas, I would love a hat rack or a set of stylish hooks to hang all my bags, hats and beach towels on. At the moment they are taking … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

4 Non-Tacky Christmas Decorations

I am about to spend my second Christmas in New York and I know it is such a cliche, but no other city does Christmas quite like New York! The … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pendant Lights

Now I am back in our Merbau House, I am feeling inspired to add a few finishing touches. When we renovated, the trend was to have down lights everywhere. These … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Design: Phase 1

The first design phase has begun for “No.7” – the restaurant I am designing in the African country of Lesotho. There are a group of volunteers and Kick4Life employees eagerly … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Moving back to our Merbau House!

It was too good to be true, pride comes before a fall, everything happens for a reason… all these things could be said about our White House dream. I am … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 1 Comment