Miniature Artist Lorraine Loots' Incredible Cape Town Home — House Tour

June 11, 2018

Name: Lorraine Loots and Mark De Menezes and their two-year-old son, Felix
Location: Observatory — Cape Town, South Africa
Size: 2,153 square feet
Years lived in: 4 years, owned

Photographed next to small objects to show their scale—matchsticks, earbuds, jelly beans—Lorraine's teeny art pieces are detailed delights. What began as a 365-project challenge at the beginning of 2013 (where she crafted a miniature painting with a different theme each day), has turned into a global phenomenon. Her Instagram account boasts over 300 thousand followers who are treated to drawings of animals, landscape scenes, treasured objects and more, all that beckon you to look closer. The home she owns with her husband Mark in Cape Town might not share her artwork's miniature size... but both her house and her artwork have soft color palettes and warm details that make you feel good.

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