Obsession Du Jour: 5 Implausible Concrete Floors

Hello lovelies, When I was young, I was surrounded by concrete floors. It was everywhere and anywhere. In the tropics, most people preferred concrete floors. Almost every house had a concrete floor. Back then, I did not appreciate the look of it. I think because the finishes I saw did not appeal to me. Until…

Take a vacation through reading

Hello Fancy Lacy Community, The days have gotten longer and for the last few days at least, we’ve had perfect summer weather at the start of spring. I don’t know about you but for me, beautiful warm weather always stirs my wanderlust. But because it will be a while before I get to travel (I’m…

Trend Crush: Matching Wall With Furnitures

Hello lovelies, Lately, I have been loving seeing matching wall and furniture. I love the idea. I think this idea is great for a small space.  Check it out for yourself. This room is so exciting. I really love the complementary colour selection. When you are trying to bring in some excitement in the room,…

Why I Chose a Midwife

Hello Fancy Lacy Community, Back in 2013 when I was pregnant for the first time, I worked with a woman who was due a few months before me with her second baby. Everyday, I asked her questions about pregnancy and delivery. She told me that quite often, your primary care provider during your pregnancy isn’t the one who delivers…

Sakura さくら Season in Japan: A Celebration of Life and Beauty

Hello Fancy Lacy Community, Trust me when I tell you that Spring is the best time to go to Japan. Spring has sprung in Japan, and besides the warmer temperatures and change in wardrobe, nothing has made that more evident than the blooming of sakura さくら or cherry blossoms. In Japanese history, tradition and culture,…

Obsession Du Jour: Charles Pétillon

Hello lovelies, I came across a post on Charles Pétillon, he is a French photographer. He likes to fill things and spaces with white balloons. He created a photo series called Invasions. His takes are on interiors, landscape and playgrounds to create refreshing images. He aims to change the perception of ordinary scenery. Balloons filled in space…

Obsession Du Jour: Antonio Medeiros

Hello lovelies, something I love coming across is fashion photography. This one here is by Antonio Medeiros. I’m really loving these models with their Bantu knots. This hairstyle is adding an edge in the captures. I can’t get enough of the prints, they are wearing.  Rose Palhares did a great job on her Spring/Summer Collection….

Exotic Collections: Innovative Ways to Add African Ethnic Plate To Any Space

I came across Safari interiors while writing Exotic Collections’ series. Safari Interiors referring to exotic rooms make total sense. The word “Safari” in Swahili means to take a trip or journey. I really believe that ethnic spaces really make one travel. Travel in your home by hanging ethnic dishes, bowls, and plates. African plates are…

Exotic Collections: African Masks

Happy Monday Fancy Lacy Community!!! I hope your week-end was relaxing. Let’s continue with our series. The fourth collection I want to share with you today is African masks. Personally,  I have a love and hate obsession with African masks. Some masks,  I love. Others,  I love to hate. African masks are conversation pieces in…

Exotic Collections: 3 Unique African Stool for Any Stylish Space

I don’t know about you. Sometimes, I have the impression that when the word “exotic” is mentioned – The mind thinks of the brightest colors out there like red, bright yellow, “jungle green” unsure even if this color exists but you get the point I’m trying to make. The mind will not stop there, it…