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5 Ways To Glam Up Your Garden

In Outdoor Inspiration 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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Happiness is a great outdoor living space!

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

If there’s one place that should be the centre of your happiness, it’s your outdoor living space. As the great Anton Chekhov once said “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy”. And it’s true. Few things are better than endless days of relaxation (in its many ways and forms) in your own private paradise. Taking full …

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10 Pergola Ideas For Home

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

Pergolas are often overlooked when it comes to adding function, detail or structure to your property. Pergolas are extremely versatile, these structures are rarely limited by creative designs or tricky construction areas which make them the perfect asset for any outdoor space! A fantastic way to add functionality to a space that is rarely used. 2.  An excellent shading option …

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Add a thatched gazebo to your outdoor space!

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

The addition of a thatched roof gazebo to your property is a great way to extend your outdoor living space and an excellent way to add value to your property whilst improving your quality of life. Besides being aesthetically pleasing and creating a focal point in the garden, a thatched gazebo creates a shaded place in your garden that can …

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6 Must Visit Destinations In The UAE

In Travel Destinations by Karlin van der Vyver

The United Arab Emirates is a modern and dynamic country immersed in culture and history, a fascinating place where traditionalism meets modernism and technology is integrated with traditional values. If you are planning (or dreaming of!) a visit here, be sure to check out these great destinations! 1. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa, Palm Jumeirah, allow clients to escape …

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Why a thatched roof is not only for summer

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

If asked to list the benefits of building a shading structure, like a pergola or thatched roof gazebo, in your garden, most people would probably come up with the same answer. A cool place to sit under on a sunny day and also an attractive focal point in the garden. Whilst this is definitely a fact, many don’t realize that …

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Luxurious Customized Living At Home

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

The unmistakeable beauty, versatility and functionality of a thatched structure becomes apparent when you first enter this ultimate customized living space. Ultra-modern and stylishly customized, this is a stunning outdoor extension of the indoors and the perfect place to relax or entertain, whichever you prefer to do. The comfortable seating area creates a brilliantly inviting ambiance – the view of …

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Spending The Summer In Spain

In Travel Destinations by Karlin van der Vyver

It’s not hard to see why spending the summer in Spain is so popular for many tourists and travelers from all over the world. With sandy beaches and majestic mountains to create a beautiful setting for a summer holiday, affording one various options to laze away the days, it’s the exceptional restaurants and resorts that steal the spotlight and attract …

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The Destination is XPark Jr

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der VyverLeave a Comment

Cape Reed was hired to create a children’s ‘paradise’ in Dubai – somewhere that children could spend time (without technology) and experience fresh air and adventure…. The park is known as XPark Junior and is located just off of Dubai’s Kite Beach. The site covers a total area of 2400m². The final designs for the project were completed in May …

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El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant

In Completed Projects, Travel Destinations by Karlin van der VyverLeave a Comment

El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant, where the views will take your breath away and a meal can last forever! The luxurious Mijas Costa establishment, El Oceano Beach Hotel & Restaurant, underwent major renovations during the past winter and is undoubtedly set to be one of this summer’s hotspots. Cape Reed were proud participants in the makeover by designing and …