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Timber Decking: Why it’s a good idea to invest in one

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der Vyver

Timber decking has become a popular alternative to traditional hard terraces and patios. The stylish and warm look of timber decking can transform a simple backyard into an elegant, modern entertaining area with huge visual appeal and the charm of al fresco living. Here are five benefits of adding a timber deck to your landscape: They are environmentally friendly Wood …

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15 Customized Outdoor Kitchens to Spice Up Your Life

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der Vyver

Those among us who have tried it, will tell you that al fresco cooking is much more fun and adventurous than the conventional indoor version we are used to. Especially when the weather is pleasant and warm, dining outside is quite satisfying and surprisingly refreshing! An outdoor kitchen can range from an elaborate set-up with plenty seating, serving and cooking …

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The Benefits of a Thatched Roof

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Louise van Niekerk

Once used as a popular roofing material because of the readily availability of reeds and straw, the many benefits of a thatched roof contribute to make this form of roofing not only one of the oldest in the world, but also one of the best! Radiating a touch of nature, ambience and undeniable beauty, there’s a distinct stylish charm that …

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5 Ways To Glam Up Your Garden

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der Vyver

It’s not hard at all to add a bit of glam to your garden. A little bit of creative thinking can go a long way and it doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive. Here are five ways to use timber to glam up your garden this summer. A rustic timber lath screen is a great way to separate areas in …

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Cape Reed Exclusive Constructions Inspired By Nature

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der Vyver

FIRST PERSON INTERVIEW WITH JOHN NEAL, BY HOME & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE PUBLISHED MAY & JUNE 2016 ISSUE 45 The Cape Reed group of companies was set up in South Africa in 1992, and is now well established in Spain. Tell us about some of your most recent work here, for example, on the commercial front… We completed a new beachfront restaurant …

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25 Awesome Ideas For Epic Outdoor Entertainment

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der Vyver

The only thing better than awesome outdoor entertainment, is when that awesomeness is in your own back yard! By customizing your outdoor living space for personal entertainment, you can completely change the appearance and purpose of your yard. Equipped to your requirements and tastefully decorated, it will soon be your favourite place to spend time in at home. Add to …

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Poolside Recreational Development in Jumeirah

In Proyectos Completados, Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der VyverLeave a Comment

A brand new poolside recreational area and outdoor kitchen was created to utilize this Jumeirah property in Dubai to its full potential. We were approached by a client with the request to fill in the blank space next to his swimming pool at his villa in Jumeirah, Dubai. The Cape Reed team got to work and constructed this beautiful outdoor …

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Summer is coming… are you ready?

In Inspiración Al Aire Libre by Karlin van der VyverLeave a Comment

Summer is around the corner and NOW would be the perfect time to get that outdoor living space you’ve always dreamed of! And it doesn’t have to be a schlep or mean months of construction, noise and dirt – we have mastered the art of transforming mundane properties into havens of relaxation and style, as we recently did with this …