I have always crushed on Love Milo , their designs are simply elegant and I absoultley love the cross use of materials and textures. Excitingly , last week Nikki and I attended the launch of Love Milo’s botanical range at Nap Living in Cape Quarter.
My dear friend Nikki & I.
Nap is TO.DIE.FOR ! It was my first time there and I cannot believe what I have been missing out on… They stock a beautiful array of products from linen and glassware to furniture and so much more. Everything has a natural aethetic and this couldnt have been a better setting for the launch of Love Milo’s botanical range.
All Love Milo designs are created using photography, none are computer generated, this allows the final product to reflect the graphic lines and forms found in nature while also maintaining the slight imperfections of our environment.
“It is this natural diversity within african environment that is the inspiration behind all our products. ” – Nicki, founder and owner of Love Milo.
Most of Love Milo’s designs are monochrome and while this is my favourite I do like the hint of colour in the new botany range. Visit the Love Milo’s website here, they also have an online store – how convenient!
Like them on Facebook or instagram to keep up with new and fun projects Nicki is busy on… Want to know more about Nap Living? Visit their website here.
I am obsessed with the Tribal stripe cushion and I am totally considering using it in my bedroom makeover that I am busy with…
Thank you to Nap for hosting us and for supplying the delicious treats and to Love Milo for a wonderful evening and our little keep sakes.
All images by Melissa Louise, cover image by Love Milo.
Readers meet The Artisan, if you don’t already know about them climb out from under your rock! The Artisan is local brand that produce the most beautiful copper and timber lamps. They are a small business based in Cape Town, South Africa and have been “creating nice things since 2013″ .
Today is a big day for them, they have just launched their very own online store.. and to celebrate they are offering free local shipping!! *Table and bedside lamps only, valid till 30 June 2014. YAY right?
I am in total love with the table lamps, The Mini Copper Jack is my fave. Which is yours? Tweet me at @MissNunnerley . cc @theartisancoza in.
Make The Artisan apart of your home, these lamps make the perfect statement piece. They also do gift vouchers if you would like to buy them for a friend, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Keep updated on what they do next, follow them on tiwtter- @theartisancoza & facebook.
All photographs from The Artisan.
Totally in love with this new brand on the block. I haven’t done a product crush post in a long while… but these have caught my attention! See my last fave product crush here.
KNØT offers custom designed macrame plant hangers available in a variety of colours and sizes. As you know I am all about hanging plants… but the KNØT plant hangers are something special, I love the detail and creative use of material. I particularly love the yellow one… Its new and not available on their on line store yet, but you can order them on facebook. YAY!
KNØT is based in JHB and they offer FREE shipping nationwide… HOW AWESOME!
I am totally in love with these hand crafted items, if you want to keep updated on what they do next, follow them on tiwtter- @Knot_ZA
All photographs from KNØT facebook page/Hello Pretty online store.
Its a new year and the Melissa Louise Etsy Roundup has a new look and feel. Still selecting a few of my favourite Etsy finds, I’m keeping them in the theme of colour combinations… This year I’m all about colour.
The new Etsy roundups are going to be a more refined selection of items you could incorporate into your home, an event or accessorize with. By me creating these colour combinations it may help guide with colour choices in and around your home, enjoy!
Images: by various, listed as numbered.
I am completely obsessed with Pantone. I love that each colour can stand on its own, is named and when paired can create magic. Their products are iconic and the PANTONE® name is known worldwide as the standard language for colour communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer.
Pantone produces a wide range of products but a few of my favourites can be purchased locally with a lovely online store called Elephantshoe.
“Established in 2010 by us (Sam & James), Elephantshoe is a custom boutique Paperie, Branding and Styling Design Studio. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, we don’t believe that a little latitude and longitude should get in the way of working with clients near and far, so drop us a mail and we’ll get straight back to you (minus that time difference thing).” – Elephantshoe
Here are a few of my Pantone favourites purchasable on their store- see them here.
Photographs curtesy of Elephantshoe