From a facebrick horror to a airy family-friendly home
Follow the story of an Instagram home renovation
Lifestyle blogger Vicki Sleet and her husband Justin Spreckley documented their four-month renovation on Instagram to reveal how they transformed a facebrick horror into an airy family-friendly home in Cape Town
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Sara Colley took a traditional bungalow in Durban's Berea and transformed it into a quirky modern home
Sara Colley discovered this bungalow in 2006, tucked down a little panhandle off Musgrave Road on Durban’s Berea: ‘It just had a certain feel. I knew it was right,’ she says. She’d wanted a compact and manageable house, and for her, working in a fast-paced creative industry and having previously re-invented spaces, the challenge and opportunities presented by this renovation excited her.
Her immovable wish list included sufficient outdoor space for Denzel the cat, an untamed subtropical, indigenous garden, and a secluded, inviting space for outdoor entertaining. With homes on all four sides, it felt secure