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Wangeci Kanyeki

  • Ways to keep your decor fresh

    3 years ago
    It is one thing to finally buy the furniture of your dreams but quite another to realise that the picture-perfect showpiece is deteriorating due to knocks, scratches, spills or outright damage.
  • Give your kitchen some character

    3 years ago
    Kitchens have evolved from being merely a place where food preparation takes place to a cheerful spot where families gather to talk, eat or just hang out.
  • Be a good host

    3 years ago
    It is always good to be prepared to host an extra person or two. This is especially so with children as they grow up and make new friends.
  • Let it not be a death sentence

    3 years ago
    Every two hours in Kenya, every single day, a woman dies during pregnancy or child birth.
  • Restaurant gives you rare chance to watch your meal being made

    3 years ago
    Teppanyaki is an interactive Japanese Cooking method which uses a flat griddle surface iron plate to cook foods such as rice, egg, vegetables and fish which are displayed and cooked infront of customers.
  • Decorating for the hot season

    3 years ago
    The January heat is here with us much to the envy of those experiencing cold biting winters in the West.
  • Complete your Christmas menu with these mouth-watering pastries

    3 years ago
    Its Christmas and hotels and homes have sweet smelling pastries lined up to delight your palate. From Gingerbread bread cookies.
  • Kenyans should learn how to respond during emergencies

    4 years ago
    Hardly two weeks ago, several police officers were ambushed by bandits, and murdered. As usual, there was gnashing of teeth and for a one short minute, the country was united in grief, but it so happens that these police officers waited for help for 30 hours.
  • Malls everyone wants to shop at

    4 years ago
    Ever wondered why one shopping mall has high human traffic while another experiences empty corridors and vacant stores?
  • How to achieve a comfy toddler’s room

    4 years ago
    When babies start crawling and walking, household furniture dynamics significantly change to adapt to the toddlers new found mobility.
  • A comfy toddler’s room

    4 years ago
    When babies start crawling and walking, household furniture dynamics significantly change to adapt to the toddlers new found mobility.
  • Add a touch of class to your bedroom with the dreamy bed canopies

    4 years ago
    Four-poster bed canopies are popular and there are simple and creative options that can be explored to create an open, airy yet dramatic effect especially for those who are claustrophobic.
  • You can never go wrong with fabric wall hangings

    4 years ago
    Fabric wall hangings can add character and texture to walls in a way that paint or wallpaper can never achieve. Whether hanging on the head of a bed, on corridors or hallways, wall fabric hangings will add dramatised and chic boldness to your space.
  • Mouthwatering lamb chops to satisfy your meat craving

    4 years ago
    Do you feel hungry yet cannot decide what to eat? How about these mouthwatering lamb chops?
  • Utilise space under stairs

    4 years ago
    Maximize on the underutilized space under the staircase
  • Ocean front luxury at The Shaza

    4 years ago
    The Shaza is a high-end residential development currently under construction on the clean white sandy beaches of Shanzu in Mombasa.
  • Simple ways to keep warm this season

    4 years ago
    With the cold biting in this part of Africa known for its all year-round tropical weather, it is time to redecorate your rooms with items that will warm up your living space.
  • Simple ways to keep warm this season

    4 years ago
    It is time to redecorate your rooms with items that will warm up your living space.
  • Keep your television unit in good shape

    4 years ago
    With television sets evolving there are more options for classy and streamlined cabinets
  • Beat the cold with accent rugs

    4 years ago
    Using accent rugs will quickly add warmth to cold stone and tiled floor.
  • At home with colours

    4 years ago
    When designing, beware that different colours hold different meanings to different cultures.
  • Spice up your décor with checks

    4 years ago
    If you have no checks in your house, then you could be missing out on a lot of excitement with visual patterns.
  • Choosing the right colour for your house

    4 years ago
    When building your own house, make sure you choose the right colour for the right space because colour not only provides visual pleasure, but also physiological and psychological components
  • A game of checkers

    4 years ago
    A checked floor makes a big bold formal statement.
  • Daystar University unveils ultra-modern building

    4 years ago
    Daystar University has officially opened its new ultra-modern building in Nairobi.
  • These ideas will come in handy when decorating your home

    4 years ago
    Here are a few ideas on how to get started and how to slowly build up on a decorating theme.
  • Timeless beauty of silverware

    4 years ago
    Silverware is a great way to upgrade your household to timeless, functional and classy accessories.
  • Stylish coffee tables

    4 years ago
    Buy a coffee table that you like given that you will be seeing and using it for many years.
  • Fashion-forward actress

    4 years ago
    With numerous accolades coming her way, Ruth Maingi, who stars in Mama Duka and Lies that Bind, is just getting started.
  • Exciting corridors

    4 years ago
    Put on your creative hat and find some exciting ideas to spruce up corridors.
  • Make a statement with exciting corridors

    4 years ago
    These are among the most neglected spaces in homes due to their peculiar shapes, usually characterised by elongated pathways. But this need not be the case. Put on your creative hat and find some exciting ideas to spruce up corridors
  • Reflect your style

    4 years ago
    Mirrors are a great way to decorate your living space, especially if living in a space that feels small.
  • How I overcame depression

    4 years ago
    My lowest episode was when I was trying to figure out my life at 30, during a time when I had just ended a relationship and I had a miscarriage.
  • Artcaffe goes minimalist

    4 years ago
    Local café restaurant and bakery chain Artcaffe has unveiled their latest outlet, which is situated in Westlands, Nairobi. I decided to tour the place to see if the interiors are as artsy as the restaurant’s name suggests.
  • Bring the Easter mood into your home

    4 years ago
    With family and friends visiting during this season, place baskets of coloured eggs around the house and use one as a centrepiece on a dining table.
  • Make a lasting impression with your front door

    4 years ago
    It has been said that first impressions last and so it is with your front entrance door. How it looks will influence how your guests perceive the rest of the house.
  • Nairobi street names over the years

    4 years ago
    Think Kenyatta Avenue, Muindi Mbingu or Kimathi Streets, all these have seen their names change with time, reflecting the changing socio-political reality, writes WANGECI KANYEKI
  • Interiors exhibition shows great growth in sector

    4 years ago
    Ideal Interiors recently held its fifth exhibition at the Village Market. It attracted real estate industry players such as architects, builders, interior designers, product distributors, contractors, developers, homebuyers and owners.
  • Modern door security options

    4 years ago
    Experiencing a burglary at your home can be a traumatising and fearful experience. Yet many homeowners overlook the need for a careful scrutiny of their door access and safety.
  • Shower your bathroom with style

    5 years ago
    Bathrooms can get dull and drab and require frequent sprucing up to make them look spick and span. Here are a few ways to make them more inviting and stylish.
  • The bitter option: Mortgage or personal loan?

    5 years ago
    Raising money to buy a dream property has been a major challenge for the majority of Kenyans. Most people miss out on great opportunities to purchase a ready house or a plot simply because they cannot raise finances required for the deal.
  • How to balance work and motherhood

    5 years ago
    Linet Njogu and Njeri Wamae share the joys and challenges of being a working mum as Roselyn Kigen confesses her challenges, and why she bowed out of her multi-national job to be more available at home.
  • Finding comfort in cushions

    5 years ago
    Scatter cushions are a quick way to spruce up a décor in an otherwise dull room and create an instant change in the appearance of your living space. They provide comfort and create contours on sofas, bed and garden chairs.
  • Old city of Beijing was rehabilitated, so can Nairobi

    5 years ago
    David Gachuru, Chairman of Nairobi County Business District Association (NCBDA) answers questions about the city.
  • The Mandela House

    5 years ago
    Soweto. This section of Johannesburg in Gauteng, South Africa is perhaps better knows for its history, particularly the Soweto uprising of 1976. But it also played the role of home to some of South Africa’s leading anti-apartheid lights, among them Nelson Mandela.
  • Jumping loan hurdles for the self-employed

    5 years ago
    Life can be very tough for the self-employed, especially when it comes getting a mortgage.
  • Museum on the hill

    5 years ago
    Behind the foliage and the hum of traffic on Museum Hill, Nairobi National Museum stands resolute, within it a glimpse of the country’s heritage.