DIY concrete firepit
This concrete firepit is so easy to make it can easily be done as a weekend project and is ideal for a patio.
Using coffee cans I made up a plant holder and sprayed with Rust-Oleum 2X satin poppy red.
Make herbal soap
Spoil mom with this simple, fun and creative herbal soap that the kids can make.
Bamboo wall clock
Turn a bamboo chopping board into a wall clock and be constantly reminded to 'get it done'
Glue gun art
Here's an easy and fun way to make your own colourful art with a glue gun and waterpaints.
Engraved S/S tray
Using the new Dremel Fortiflex and do a project for Mother's Day - an engraved s/s tray.
Pneumatic nail gun
Pneumatic power tools are used around the world for their convenience and ability to speed up DIY project.
This drum braai smoker is just the thing for when the power goes out. You can easily pop in a roast or chicken.
Rust-Oleum LeakSeal is handy for sealing my new mosaic planter for on the patio.
Fluorescent spray paints add instant colour to decor accessories, walls and trim, and even furniture.
The process of French Polishing is the method that involves coating wood with a solution of shellac.
Pine serving platters
Using the new Skil Multi Saw and pine offcuts to make up colourful cutting boards or serving platters.
Skil multi saw
The new compact Skil Multi Saw can cut wood, board products, ceramic tiles, aluminium and plastics with ease.
Here's an easy way to dress up plain drawers and re-purpose them for underbed storage.
Easy gift idea
Here's a very easy Mother's Day gift idea that the kids can make and mom will love.
You can use glass stain to dress up inexpensive glassware or recycle glass jars into colourful containers.
After making a figurine lamp, here's another way to re-purpose old toys - make a fun bowl.
You can use as a wine rack, a wall-mounted bookshelf, for storage or as a display shelf.
At the DIY Divas Dremel workshop everyone used tools to engrave on glass and make a trinket box.
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.
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.
Made with love
Engrave on glass and turn a recycled glass food jar into a gift filled with home-baked cookies.