Iconic black & White
Black and white is an iconic colour scheme and the most classic of combinations.
Before embarking on a tiling project know the various tile types and what areas they are better suited to.
Which power saw?
For the average DIY enthusiast there are many types of power saws, but which one is the best for your needs?
Sharpen garden tools
It's time to get out those dull and rusty garden tools and restore them to good condition ready for use in the garden.
Rip out your lawn
Artificial grass is not affected by pool chemicals, does not require water, needs no fertilizer and never needs mowing!
DIY chest of drawers
Here's how to make a Malm-style chest of drawers and finish it to match your home decor
So many ways to use paint, fabric or wallpaper to turn furniture into statement pieces with WOW factor!
Glass menu board
Make a glass menu board. Spray the back with any Rust-Oleum colour to match you existing decor.
At the end of the day I like to make furniture that is affordable, modern and takes the least amount of time.
Tub chair finished
I finished the tub chair for my home office this weekend and it looks good and is very comfy!
Kids reading corner
Create a stunning library wall or reading nook in a child's bedroom with book ledges.
Fix leaks instantly
LeakSeal is a rubberized protective coating designed to fill and seal leaks and cracks instantly.
This coastal children's furniture is easy enough to make and painted in wonderful seaside hues.
DIY painting tips
Using the most suitable paint for the most appropriate setting will yield the best results.
Don't miss the Dremel Tools workshop this coming Saturday at DIY Divas in Randpark Ridge.
Drill through tiles
If you have the right tools and accessories, drilling through tiles is a quick and easy project
Make a tub chair
Find easy instructions on how to make, upholster and make a slipcover for a tub chair
A return to Memphis?
When researching for trends one name keeps popping up... Memphis. What is Memphis style?
Out with paint stripper
No gooey mess - no fuss - and much faster. The easy way to sand burglar bars and security gates.
Stripes still trending
Chevron may be out but stripes continue to feature in designer homes, fabrics and decor accessories.
Knock off metallic mirror
You can easily make this beautiful mirror at a fraction of the cost with supplies from your local Builders.
Restore, revamp, makeover or update - it's so easy and affordable with Rust-Oleum spray paint.
The workshop will include tips and tricks for using a router for furniture and decor projects
Fade to black
Black walls have a way of introducing a level of drama and impact that no other colour can do.
Plywood or MDF strips applied to interior doors add a new level of detail to plain hollow core doors.
Here are some tips for time- and energy-savings tips for the cleanest laundry and that might even save you money.
Dress up a bookcase
There are plenty of design ideas to turn a boring or plain pine or MDF bookcase into a show piece
Use a hole saw
There comes a time when you need to drill holes in a project. We provide tips on how to use a hole saw.
Quick & easy footstool
I have been needing a footstool in the family room for quite a while and finally got around to making one.
2015 Trunk Show
The Ideas magazine annual Trunk Show will take place from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 July 2015
Using reclaimed wood, pine planks or 3mm board is a great way to add character to any bedroom.
I am revisiting a previous project using plastic cold drink bottles as party favour containers.
Cape Homemakers Expo
The Cape Homemakers Expo takes place from 27 to 30 August 2015. You have an opportunity to win tickets.
Cardboard tube stool
This über trendy cardboard seat or stool is made using recycled cardboard boxes and tubes.
1-hour photo frames
These colourful frames are made in 1 hour and are sprayed with Rust-Oleum 2X in fresh hues.
DIY bicycle stand
This self-supporting bicycle stand is extremely easy to make and you can make out of scrap wood
Winter or summer - turn a built-in or freestanding fireplace into an attractive focal point in the home