Meet Peggy

i know i’ve promised that i would share some pictures of my (not so new anymore) home – but i am slowly getting myself together. a major step was procuring a lovely grown up tv cabinet. i knew what i wanted, but i couldn’t find anything i loved that wasn’t silly expensive, and the stuff i could afford was ugly. oh, so ugly.

then i met Monya, who was in the same predicament as me many times over – knowing exactly what kind of pieces she wanted to fill her home with but not being able to find those things in the shops (we don’t have IKEA here, guys). so she started having pieces made to her own designs… and from there grew Stokperd. Monya needed a website and i needed a tv cabinet – and that is how The Peggy came to be. named after one of my favourite Mad Men characters, of course.

long story short – if you’re in the Cape Town area & you’re looking for some custom furniture Monya is your gal.

edit: to answer the questions: [1] the door slides from left to right [2] the umbrella jewellery stand was a gift from a friend [3] the panda russian doll was also a gift, bought in china.

all pictures by me.

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  • Reply Johanna Tuesday 29 May, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    I love it. This is a gorgeous piece. And that umbrella jewellery tray is fantastic! where did you get it?

  • Reply lazy lisa Tuesday 29 May, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    The Peggy is really beautiful, so as your pictures ! (and that umbrella!)

  • Reply Lies Tuesday 29 May, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    I am already in love with your place!

  • Reply Angelina Tuesday 29 May, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    The wood is gorgeous and I love the little detail on the bottom. Awesome barter!

  • Reply Ismay Tuesday 29 May, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    What a sweet trade. I love it.

  • Reply Lisa Kimberly Tuesday 29 May, 2012 at 11:55 pm

    That is quite possibly the most perfect console/tv stand I’ve seen. Definitely a great trade!

    I’d also love to know where you got the little umbrella jewelry dish :)

  • Reply Audrey Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 12:01 am

    What a heart-breaker! My heart is LITERALLY aching. I think this version of the side cabinet is better than any mid-century wannabe I’ve ever seen. You’re the luckiest girl ever. So badly wishing I was on your side of the world for my own Peggy.

  • Reply Thea Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 12:58 am

    I love the cabinet… and I love the website you designed for her as well! So clean and simple with great details.

  • Reply Erica Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 1:32 am

    I want that umbrella. It has to be the cutest catchall I’ve ever seen. So much personality!

  • Reply Thando Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 1:53 am

    Talk about a stylish bartering system … wow

  • Reply Fiona Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 4:11 am

    That is simply beautiful. I’ve been on the look out for the perfect sideboard for a while.

    The lamp too, is amazing – I need me one of them!

  • Reply mosey Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 4:56 am

    It’s absolutely perfect! and beautifully styled too by the way.

  • Reply Den Moss Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 8:38 am

    awesome. where’s your tv now though?

    • Reply Miss Moss Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 8:46 am

      we just took it off for the photos…

  • Reply Amy W Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 8:56 am

    The Peggy is a beautiful piece of furniture. Not to make you envious but Elizabeth Moss walked past me out of the cafe with her coffee last Sunday! She’s in town (Queenstown, NZ) filming Top of the Lake. I totally lost my cool

  • Reply Jane Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 9:12 am

    So beautiful! Where did you buy your clock from?

  • Reply Thea Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 10:11 am

    What an amazing trade! The legs on your Peggy are so beautiful.

  • Reply Morgan Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    The Peggy is perfect! Also really love those Panda Matryoshka dolls, they are amazing!! Where did you get them from?

  • Reply Alice Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Oh that little umbrella ! lovely !

  • Reply laura (see hear say) Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    love it!! this is much better than ikea!!

  • Reply monya Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    Miss Moss, I loved bartering with you – Peggy bought me the best looking website a girl could ask for : )

  • Reply nora Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    so beautiful. so inspiring. you really got style. x nora

  • Reply June Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Is that a sliding door? Anyway, it´s gorgeous!

  • Reply eve cg Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    yeah i like your founds, i meet very talented people through your post.!/evecege

  • Reply Linda Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Ah-may-zing! I’ve always wanted a midcentury style credenza, but they’re so damn expensive! I should learn carpentry, haha. Congrats on your new piece of furniture. She’s a stunner. :)

  • Reply Sweet Harvest Moon Wednesday 30 May, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Love this! Amazing job!

  • Reply kelly Thursday 31 May, 2012 at 12:13 am

    Just lovely! Can’t wait to see more of your home. Love your design work for Monya – she is a talent.

  • Reply Alex Thursday 31 May, 2012 at 4:42 am

    such a beautiful piece! and such a lovely home – can’t wait to see more! such inspiration for my future apartment

  • Reply Rachel Townsend Sunday 3 June, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Your new cabinet is looovely, and i especially love your up side down umbrella for jewelry and your little poster of ‘write more had written letters’.

  • Reply amanda Tuesday 5 June, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    love the umbrella ring holder! very clever!!


  • Reply Lucy Friday 8 June, 2012 at 2:52 am

    Beautiful! Sorry to add to the ‘where’s it from?’ questions, but I love your lamp and have been looking for a similar one – where did you buy it from/do you know any online stores selling similar ones?

  • Reply Andrea Wednesday 20 June, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    Lovely things & beautifully put together. Sorry, 2nd person to ask but where did you get your clock from?
    I’m looking for something similar.

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    Thank you for your time and your inspiration!

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