Our Hopes for a Future beyond CORONA

21 Days That Will Test Our Nation’s Fortitude To our Dearest South African Clients … We can say that in our lifetime (so far) we lived through load shedding, the severest of water restrictions and now a worldwide corona pandemic and self-quarantine. It’s a lot to throw at us over … Read more

Season’s Greetings 2019!

SMH Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas 2019

To all our clients, our homeowners, scouts, producers, photographers, suppliers and all the new customers and clients we have yet to meet – we wish you the greatest Festive season. Our wish for you is that you are surrounded by Love and Kindness and that regardless of what you believe in, you remember that this is a time of year when we need to celebrate our similarities rather than our differences.

We are so grateful for your ongoing support and for the friends we have made along the way. Thank you.

Be safe but also a little silly this season.

All our Love

Red, Sharleen, Liz and Yolanda

Music Credit

Jingle Bells by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100187

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Muse – An artist loft in Woodstock

Muse Location, is a magnificent art filled Loft in a trendy up and coming area of Cape town. This location offers a great vantage point from which to take in the magnificent views that stretch across the city toward the harbour on the one side and toward Table Mountain behind … Read more

Le Jardin – A Wonderland in Stellenbosch

Step into a bygone era, a wonderland where time stands still. Current owners, Sue and Bernard, bought this expansive Stellenbosch property almost two decades ago, and with the help of architect Gerrit van der Wolf, transformed it into a fun and exciting land to be explored by child and adult … Read more

Simplicity in a Time of Overwhelm

If one word could sum up the last few years – that word would be OVERWHELM. DECLUTTER AND SIMPLIFY YOUR HOME I don’t have the courage to face my inbox before I am 2 strong espressos down.  Our inboxes are filled daily with online courses, ways of making money, ads, … Read more

New Year – New interior Inspiration!

I dont know about you, but in our world, things are ramping up for a big spring market!! So I thought I would share a few design tips and trends for the New Year…. Please remember, not all of this applies if you are selling a home. It is great … Read more

Creating an Inspiring Work Space

A home office can be one of the most important rooms in a house, but it often gets overlooked. As a place of work, home offices are often cold, bland and uninspired. Here’ are a few tips on how to make a more creative, inspiring and productive space. Lighting Getting … Read more

A Home What really matters – Flowers

A very very wise man once said that “After women, flowers are the most lovely thing that God has given the world” Well thank you, Mr. Dior, there is no doubt you are very astute and that we are very lovely indeed, but enough about us girls and more about … Read more

SA Design Royalty – Julian and Trevyn McGowan

required, Trevyn and Julian were able to present products in a way that that would be well received abroad. South African design has come a long way very fast and right now it is celebrated around the world. There are many players involved in the renaissance of South African design … Read more

Pump up the Jam!!

Beautiful locations and extraordinary places are not only about visual aesthetics, the fact that they are unforgettable requires that they fulfill another prerequisite –  they need to uplift us – to transport us from the humdrum to a new frontier of possibility, elation, joy, peace. To truly do this there … Read more

Interior Fashionista – Trends We’re Loving

There are such exciting things going on in the world of interiors and such amazing new trends that we thought we would share some of our favourites right here this week!! 1.Wallpaper. Everywhere you look there are examples of extraordinary wallpapers. Long gone are the safe wallpapers of yesteryear. Wall … Read more

A Natural Concept of Beauty at Home

The story of a German couple who came to South Africa and have created a remarkable architectural and interior design company through talent, hard work and good old fashioned grit!

Designers we’re Loving – Tom Dixon

Slumped glass, metallic orbs, 1970’s retro looking hanging lights, art deco inspired decor – this is the glorious world that Tom Dixon inhabits. He has come a long way from pottery and life study classes in the 70’s to being honoured with a medal for service to design at Buckingham Palace. Today … Read more

Preparing Your Home for a Photo Shoot

We’re in the business of beautiful spaces.Whether its gardens, homes, restaurants or offices – the photographs are one of the most important tools that we have to sell your property to Directors, producers, art directors etc who see beautiful things all day everyday. that is why it is so important, … Read more

Top tips for keeping warm in the bleak midwinter

It’s the 4th of July. A day for fireworks, festivals and parties in the US of A. For us its the middle of winter and really pretty chilly. Every winter I complain bitterly about the fact that South African houses are not designed to handle the cold. It seems the … Read more

Welcome to the Shoot My House Blog

This year Shoot My House is 8 years old. Its been an exciting journey so far and now we are ready to take it to the next level. The company began because of a love both of film as well as a love of architecture and interiors and also a … Read more