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

Guidelines for shooting with Shoot My House

Over the last few months we have formalized the relationship between location agencies in South Africa and have given strength to the National Association of Location Agents. our terms and conditions are outlined here and are in line with what has been discussed between the production companies that we work … 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

The Inspirational Iris Apfel

There is something about Grand Dames that is so fascinating. Ladies of a certain age who have conquered their field and who seem to get stronger and better with each passing year. Right up there with the cream of the crop is the extraordinary Iris Apfel!! You may not be … Read more

The Art and Science of Success

A slightly different blog post today. I’ve been thinking a lot about excellence and success this week – pondering what that looks like and how one can attain it. There is so much written on mindset, success, the law of attraction you could continue reading forever and never get to … Read more

Filling the Well

Once a year its imperative (if we wish to remain creative and sane) that we take a break from the everyday grind and we go and explore a new place – a new way of thinking and of looking at the world. Hence we found ourselves this year on a … 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