Location: Woodstock — Cape Town, South Africa
I'm an American living abroad in Cape Town, South Africa and earlier in the year purchased a 100-year-old semi-detached cottage in the areas's fastest growing suburb, Woodstock. Once plagued by crime and poverty the area is now filled with brightly-coloured refurbished Victorian homes.
With a tight timeline we renovated our little Victorian in just 6 weeks with a brand new kitchen, two bathrooms and master suite extension — complete with walk-in closet.
The once dark and narrow cottage is now a blindingly bright and airy abode — a truly whimsical space inspired by Jonathan Adler, Kate Spade, Pop Art and just a little bit of Hollywood Regency.
From painted headboards and cuckoo clocks, to retro cabinets and perspex chairs, our cottage is our own little work of art, one we like to keep "touching up" now and then.
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