House Tour: Flo's Cape Cod Retreat

House Tour: Flo's Cape Cod Retreat

Liezel Strauss
Apr 2, 2009
Name: Florence Masson Occupation: Retired from Interior Design . Now a past time artist painter. Location: Yzerfontein, West Coast, South Africa Type: Cape Cod Style House Size: 3,200 square feet Years lived in: 3 >> See Flo's Gallery! Flo and her husband are originally from Mauritius and the French flair is very present in their nest . When they relocated to South Africa they moved to Cape Town but they always longed for a life closer to nature. This piece of paradise with a view of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean was intended as a holiday home but soon became their permanent residence. >> Enter Gallery As a retired Interior Designer, Flo has made their home her final project and her love for design, textures and colors are on display every where. Her home is a rich tapestry of treasures collected from years of traveling and living in different locations, and she dreams of living in the South of France some day soon. These days, she paints and her inspiration comes mainly from the breathtaking views from the balcony — especially during September and October when the Humpback Whales frolic in the waves. AT Survey: My/Our Style:Elegant...stylish...classy with a touch of fun... Inspiration:The sea and nature on the South African West Coast Favorite Element: Outstanding views over the Atlantic Ocean , the beach and the breakers... and Table Mountain in the background Biggest Challenge: To have started painting What Friends Say:It's stunning ! Biggest Embarrassment: I do not really recall Proudest DIY: My first painting Biggest Indulgence: Shopping ! Best advice: Cherish every moment available to one self. Dream Source: The World... >> Enter Gallery Resources: Kitchen Hardware: Le Creuset France/ Boardmans Cape Town / Banks CT Kitchen furniture: Local wood workers Accessories: : @home in Cape Town Lighting: : Iron Age/ Morgan Associates Paint: :Plascon Rugs and Carpets: Rowley and Hughes CT Window Treatments: my own design Beds: Hans van der Merwe White River Art: Made some myself and collected from around the world over the years. >> Enter Gallery Thanks Flo!
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