In just 28 days...
… the Krugers converted an old-fashioned kitchen, braai room and living area into a space they can all enjoy.
Reason for renovation
Eben and Sarita really had to get cracking once they’d taken ownership of their sorely neglected house in May 2014. “We had to move in on 28 June and we completed the major – and messiest – part of the renovation in those 28 days,” says Eben, marketing manager at Eurolux.
“The house had been rented out for 15 years and really needed some TLC,” says Sarita, who runs her own advertising agency. “The kitchen was old and the layout simply didn’t work for us. The separate braai room alongside it was a cramped facebrick space and the TV room was dark. We wanted to create one big living area that would allow us to do everything together as a family.”
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The corner sofa in front of the TV is big enough for the whole family. Cushions from the Trigonometry range by Hertex; ottomans from MRP Home
The braai area (below) was formerly a cramped facebrick room – it now forms part of the spacious living area. Vase and fruit bowl from Woolworths The Krugers wanted metro tiles for the kitchen wall (left) but when they bought these slightly larger tiles
Who lives here? Eben and Sarita Kruger with their children, Ben (2) and Isabella (6)
WHERE Welgemoed, Cape Town SIZE 50m²