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…

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…

6 Steps To Control Winter Rage

So simple, keep busy.  This makes me forget that Winter is here. The temperatures in Prairies’ Winter could give you “rage”. There is no escape so I forget the rage and embrace the weather. Read our previous post about things we look forward to in Winter times. When it is nice, take advantage of the moment…

Holiday Decoration: Celebrate Christmas in Style

Who can escape from Christmas season? In the shopping center, we are surrounded by holiday decorations. Christmas Carols are in the grocery stores. Santa Clause parades are on the streets. There is no escape! Don’t get me wrong, I love this holiday. But sometimes, it can be overdone. In the Prairies, I have seen homes…

Flat Out Fabulous

Hello lovelies! Today, let’s explore the cool and elegant creative world. My crazy cool fetish, well, you already know it, is interiors. A style that really speaks to my interiors’ fetish is European style, it is about grandeur and sophistication. The second I start staring at some European interiors, I am reminded of this. European homes…