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…

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,…

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…

Exotic Collections: 3 Ways to Use African Baskets

I hope you enjoyed the Mud Cloth’s inspiration. The second Exotic Collections in my list is – African baskets. African baskets are not just basketry, it is an Art. In North America/Europe, It came around as interiors’ trend. In Africa, It has been around the continent for centuries. Most African baskets are carefully hand made…

Exotic Collections: Awake Your Style With African Mud Cloth

I have a soft spot for many things. Most times, I keep this as my little secret. This secret gets me in “la la land”. Seriously, I know this may sound a bit cliche but when I see exotic things, I go  “oh la la!” I Love exotic things, not just because of my origins…

Ceiling Play up: Exposed Beams

Hello friends! I could not resist writing a post on exposed beams. I am a big fan of warm spaces. Speaking of warm spaces, you will think this only goes with homes with fireplaces. Exposed beams are simply pretty. This look can be versatile, charming, rusty, warm and cozy. A ceiling could become a great…