My friend Philip le Roux un­der­stood my dream and gen­er­ously con­trib­uted gifts of beau­ti­ful cedar­wood planks as well as the sand­ing and paint­ing of my kitchen cup­boards. – Retha


Home Renovations - - Living Area -

Com­pact Ivory porce­lain tile (600 x 600mm) R449/m², Wo­mag Knight Grey Glazed porce­lain tile (600 x 600mm) R149/m², Italtile

The beau­ti­ful wooden floors and win­dows were kept as is. Retha broke out walls to open up the space and let in more light; this is now her liv­ing area.

The new floors with their large ce­ment-look porce­lain tiles edged with wood; Retha bought the tiles for a song at a sale in Worces­ter. She came up with the de­sign while still abroad and dream­ing about the re­vamp.

Retha adores cop­per kitchen ware and has been an avid col­lec­tor for years.

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