Turn trash into treasure with refurbished furniture, reinvented lighting and repurposed decor items that’ll give your home a new lease on life
Gobain Gyproc is proud to be part of the House and Leisure Before & After 2015 special edition. As a leading interior solutions company, we are committed to making innovative, energyefficient and sustainable products available to consumers. All our products have been tried and tested, and are backed by over 85 years of experience and industry knowledge. This year, SaintGobain will introduce a number of retail products that will transform your home simply and cost-effectively, the first of which is the Quickcornice range – easyto-install cornices that will change the look and feel of any room in your home (see page 80).
ABOVE RIGHT, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Orange JAR chandelier R750 (excluding bulbs), Is:créatif; recycled tyre mirror R870, Abode; succulent plants from R59 each, Loft Living; Spanish carafe R249 (8 litre) and cement vase rounded R115, beaker with measurement R95 (large), all Weylandts; lab beaker R650, Sam; orange bath mat R170 and multicoloured bench (fabric made from offcuts) R2 800, both from Ashanti; vintage book R20, CAFDA.
PREVIOUS PAGE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT wallpaper in White Bricks 2 from the Bricks collection R400/m2, Robin Sprong; Toast light from R4 900 (45cm diameter), Breadtag Light; Button Table by Photoblox R1 195, Stable; noodle bowls R170 each, Ashanti; repurposed tin can and plant, stylist’s own, paint on tin can in Pure by Annie Sloan R250/litre, Froggatt and Frost; chair upholstered in Harlequin by Vheke Kruger R3 500, bbellamy and bbellamy; pink handwoven rag throw R680 (made from offcuts, double), Ashanti; Round paper basket in Light Blue R145, Weylandts; plant, stylist’s own.
ABOVE LEFT, FROM TOP Cretement wallpaper from the Concrete collection R400/m2, Robin Sprong; Curvy coat rack in Red R1 995, Weylandts; ‘Jimmy Comes To Joburg’ backpacks by Vernac R1 026 each, Stable; PPC laptop bag R660, Abode; charcoal rug R5 060, Lim; apple basket R190, Quirky.me; maroon and charcoal rag woven cushions R455 each (60×40cm), Ashanti.
OPPOSITE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Screen covered with Fronds in Brazil Green fabric from the Paradise Is Here collection by Skinny laminx R995 (2×1,25m), Sam; vintage tennis racquets with mirrors, stylist’s own, find similar (excluding mirrors) at Woodstock Vintage; screen covered with Palmetto in Pistachio fabric R795 (0.9×1.3m) and screen covered with Palmetto in Tarmac fabric (60×86cm), both from the Paradise Is Here collection by Skinny laminx, and GROWBAG R295 (large), all Sam; plant and easel, stylist’s own; framed Crayola wallpaper in Brushed Emerald R450/m2, Sarah Ord; black suitcase ottoman with Nguni seat R3 950, Recreate; T-bar sandals by Reza Levy R1 550, Sam.
Find out more about Saint-gobain Gyproc’s Stand 47 project (see page 70), a beautiful three-bedroomed home built on eco-estate Monaghan Farm in Gauteng to showcase how new methodologies in building systems can result in a flexible, energy-efficient home that offers a wide range of unique benefits to the homeowner.
We invite HL readers to join us for an informative tour of the house on Saturday 16 May 2015, where we will introduce you to the new building trends applied during construction, and where you can experience the benefits home owners will enjoy as a result. Go to stand47.co.za to book your place on one of the three arranged tours that will be run on the day.