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Linen cushion from Makietie, dark blue cushion from MRP Home, mohair throw from Hinterveld
Linen cushion from Makietie, dark blue cushion from MRP Home, mohair throw from Hinterveld

Styling Marian van Wyk, Amanda van Wyngaardt and Nelia Andrag l Photographs Francois Oberholster, Greg Cox, Henrique Wilding, Elza Cooper and Stephané van Eck

This tropical wallpaper from Groen Bespoke Wallpaper immediately caught the attention of Carla van der Merwe of Boschenmeer Estate in Paarl when she was looking for something to freshen up her bedroom. “I love the outdoors, so I wanted something that creates a sense of being in nature,” she explains. “Although the design is quite dramatic, it isn’t ‘heavy’ and it brightens up the space. It creates a lovely tranquil atmosphere in the bedroom.”

“Botanical and floral designs are like the ‘little black dress’ of wallpaper,” says Alana Groenewald, the designer behind Groen Bespoke Wallpaper’s creations.

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