Swedish fire log
Turn a tree stump into a Swedish fire log and heat up the potjie on a chilly winter evening with family or friends.
These paper walls lights are the most affordable and easy to make lights you can add to your home.
Rust-Oleum 2X is available in brilliant colours - satin or gloss - to add a splash of colour to ordinary projects.
NeverWet liquid repelling spray guards surfaces against corrosion caused by exposure to the elements.
Action figure lamp
Put your son's old action figures back in action and use them to decorate a plain table lamp.
Recycle those old CDs to create a shimmering bathroom or kitchen backsplash.
DIY wood art
I used left over pine, wood glue and Woodoc gel stain to make my own unique wood art.
Arm knit a throw
In this project we show you how to arm knit a warm, cosy throw blanket for cold winter evenings.
As our natural resources become increasingly scarce, we need to look at alternatives.
This practical storage unit is made using offcuts of pine and wood slats from an old wood crate.
Fit a door sweep
Keep out rain and cold draughts and prevent heat loss, adding towards an insulated home.
Pine garden table
This pine garden table has an aluminium centre channel or condiments or fresh herbs or colourful plants.
I was asked to transform a plain, black Butler's tray using Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint in French lilac.
Cable spool chair
I love the idea of using a plywood or pine cable spool and turning this into furniture for a deck, garden or patio.
Reycle a plastic pool floater into a hanging plant container and add a splash of colour to a garden or patio.
Generator or Inverter?
With the reality of load shedding, the conversation has moved from ‘Why Eskom’ to ‘How do I get power?’
Pool = sunken patio
Converting a pool into sunken patio or using for rain water harvesting is growing in popularity.
Paint with chalk paint
Chalk paint is one of the easiest paints to make at home and you can make chalk paint in an unlimited variety of colours.
Adorable clothes rail
This adorable clothing rail with heart cut outs would add a finishing touch to any little girl's bedroom.
Pebble river bed
A pebble bed is an easy way of coping with excess storm water and adds a new dimension to the garden.
Now you can increase your home design and home improvement skills simply by tapping your phone.
This rustic pine bookshelf is easy to assemble and has no visible screws, thanks to a jig and Bosch router.
Made with love
Engrave on glass and turn a recycled glass food jar into a gift filled with home-baked cookies.
This concrete leaf looks gorgeous in the garden. Use it for decoration, as a water feature, or to feed birds.
Recycled feather chime
This wind chime has delicate feathers cut from an old aluminium coffee can using the Dremel Micro Multitool.
Mount extractor fan
Time to put up the extractor fan and work towards finishing the kitchen backsplash project
Basic cube desk
This modular cube desk is perfect for a child's bedroom - boy or girl. Stack them up and add a desktop and stool.
You will love this no-sew faux Austrian blind alternative. All you need is a glue gun and some fabric!
Scavenger hunts are educational and great fun when the Easter egg hunt is over.
Garden love seat
This slatted garden bench makes the perfect love seat for a garden and is very easy to make.
Seal with a kiss
Wood projects require special care for ultimate protection. Prominent Woodpro seals with a kiss.
Here are some handy painting tips that will help make any painting project easier.
Put old summer t-shirts to good use and make a rag rug for your home. Dye t-shirts with food colouring.
Band saw boxes
Alex Harris, a young woodworker, shows that not all woodworking is for the older generation.
Architecture ZA 2015
SA cities are experiencing a growing influx of people which has a massive impact on the quality of urban life.