Baby Decor


When you think of the Kalahari, a baby nursery is not the first thing that comes to mind. But with the rising trend of not having a full nursery, we could not resist the temptation to create a nook that will be able to fit into any grown up space […]

The Collaborative – Kalahari nursery


This year Decorex SA has introduced the Milk Jug cafe to the Decorex shows, an area specifically dedicated to kids, surrounded by kids decor and interior inspiration. Little Interiors was honoured to have teamed up with an amazing group of kids decor brands to design a drool-worthy nursery space. My […]

Decorex 2017


You’ve got the budget but you do not know where to start, it’s normal for anyone to feel overwhelmed by the choices and deadlines when doing an interior space. Sometimes it helps getting a professional in to help you in the form of an interior consultation to help with some […]

What to expect from an Interior Design Consultation



I could not wait to share this confetti & pastels room designed for a very special girl. My brief from the very adamant 6 year old was that she wanted a room with pink, purple, gold and glitter with unicorns and confetti – a brief I’m sure that most 6 […]

Alexia’s confetti room


Sometimes less is more and sometimes more is more. The brief for this nursery was to create a gender neutral, stylish and clutter free area form mom and baby. I did not use a specific theme in the room but the LittleME Cacti crib sheeting inspired a more tribal feel […]

No Fuss Nursery


We get asked often to do the LittleME high contrast stimulation dangles in softer colours to fit into a specific nursery colour scheme, which we can do {and it has it’s place} but it defies the object of high contrast stimulation. Read more here about the benefits of high contrasting […]

How to incorporate high contrast stimulation decor in a nursery



Winter Wonderland The first chills of winter came creeping in this weekend and this means it is the best time to share our WINTER WONDERLAND room with you. This is one room that exceeded our expectations by miles. We used shades of blue and mint and played with pops of pink […]

The Collaborative: Winter Wonderland


Come into My Room, My Small Playground Designing a child’s room is no child’s play. It must be a place where the little ones can have fun and indulge their sense of exploration and imagination. Another priority parents must not lose sight of is safety. And when you want to […]

Guest Post: Come into My Room, My Small Playground


The LittleME by Little Interiors decor brand is launching an amazing, ONE OF A KIND range of cot sheets at KAMERS|Makers Autumn shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. It is a beautiful range of illustrated fitted sheets in collaboration with illustrator extraordinaire Tracey Preston from Ten Eleven Twelve (#sectretcollab).The range is designed […]

New Product Alert: LittleME cot sheets



Boho chic is top of the current trend lists, the style is influenced by both bohemian and hippy styles. We used florals, pastels and macrame as key elements in making this boho theme work well. We used more pastel colours which makes an amazing nursery theme but can also be ideal for an older […]

The Collaborative – Boho Chic Room


Guide to the perfect children’s room Guest post by Carike from Kidz City. A child’s bedroom is more than just a place to sleep, it is their playground, workshop and world. It is important that this space reflects their little personalities. But for a parent, it is easy to get […]

Guest Post: Guide to the perfect children’s room


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Whether we like it or not, Christmas holidays are around the corner and that means Jingle Bells, beach days, cocktails, and loads of fun in the sun. Here are my holiday season lust-haves for summer 2016.   1. Benbat OLY mirror: The drive to the beach is far for some of us, especially when […]

Holiday 2016 lust-haves {Win}



           Peyton’s mom, Hesan, did a pretty awesome job with her nursery and I’m very excited to share her nursery reveal here. She had a very clear vision about the nursery design and with very little input from me, executed it very well. I must add […]

Room Tour – Peyton’s nursery


African Inspired Nursery
African inspired nursery This theme has always been my favourite nursery theme. Both my kids had a version of an African inspired nurseries. All our fellow South African suppliers had some awesome contributions for this room.        The colour scheme was a wash of white and natural colours with pops […]

The Collaborative – African inspired nursery


The Collaborative is the brain child of Chantelle {La Fede designs} and Mariette {Little Interiors} with the goal get mostly South African small businesses to collaborate to create beautiful room settings with locally designed and manufactured items. Each Collaborative shoot includes 3 room designs. Collaborative 1 included a Girl’s Playroom, a Monochrome Boy’s Room […]

The Collaborative – Tribal Woodlands Nursery



Your newborn baby is a perfect little human that can feel you, hear you, smell you, taste what your feed him but can’t see you all that clear yet. This is one of the last and arguably the most important sense to develop after birth. You hear a lot of […]

High contrast colours for newborn babies


I love to use photos to decorate a nursery and at a recent baby market I met Andelle Schenach and I fell in love with her display.. It is such a beautiful way to showcase maternity and newborn photo shoots in a non conventional way. *Photo Credit: Andelle Schenach Photography There are […]

Decorate with photos 


  I’m so exited to be launching the LittleME range of hangers and organizers. Our LittleME hand painted wooden hangers are the perfect addition to a children’s/baby room. The hangers are designed to display a special piece of clothing, accessories or just used as a decor item in a room. They are […]

Introducing LittleME!



When you get to redo a child’s room or do a brand new nursery you can get overwhelmed by what you find, and spending too much can be a reality. This is why planning and budgeting form such a crucial part of a room design. Impulse purchases can be detrimental […]

How important a budget is when you design a room


To me, this year’s Decorex was all about lights, textiles and wood and all I can say is WOW!! The show really had a lot to offer and the 100% Design South African section did not seize to amaze. Colours that are trending right now is oceanic blues, dusty yellows, […]

Decorex 2015 – my favourites


Realizing that your baby is now a toddler is a shocking thing! It feels like you had a tiny helpless baby 5 minutes ago and now they are exploring and climbing on to things and all of a sudden their needs become a lot different to a baby’s need. It […]

Baby to toddler room



With the birth of England’s new Princess, Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, the world is in Princess mode. A little sparkle of hope brightened all our lives even for just a day. Inspired by the fuss over this little Princess I created a princess inspired mood board to commemorate this event. […]

A room perfect for your princess


African Inspired Nursery Finally the nursery reveal that I’ve been dying to share. I had so much fun doing this nursery, it definitely came with its share of challenges for such a tiny room.  I did not have a massive budget, so a lot of the items were DIY projects and it was […]

African inspired nursery


Every mom-to-be finds pride in doing her baby’s nursery. It is the process of getting the room done that makes most moms feel ready for the baby. After having your first child you realize what you actually needed and what you could’ve done without, this is where an experienced and an unbiased […]

Why should you use an Interior Designer (ME) for your ...



Red nursery designs are not comon but as everything turns red during the month of love, it is just fitting to have some red inspiration. Red really does make your heart beat faster for a second when you walk into a room, that’s why you need to be extra careful […]

Roses are RED and nurseries TOO!!


I found this brilliant tutorial on how to use a peg boards to organize your nursery and to add a perfect gallery wall. Rachael of This is our Bliss shared this useful turorial on how to make the pinboard shown in her nursery reveal, bellow. Click here for the full tutorial.  Happy DIY Friday! {Mariette}

Organize with peg boards