concrete firepit

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.

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recycled can plant holder

Plant holder

Using coffee cans I made up a plant holder and sprayed with Rust-Oleum 2X satin poppy red.

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kids project make herbal soap for mothers day

Make herbal soap

Spoil mom with this simple, fun and creative herbal soap that the kids can make.

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bamboo bread or chopping board wall clock

Bamboo wall clock

Turn a bamboo chopping board into a wall clock and be constantly reminded to 'get it done'

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glue gun colourful wall art

Glue gun art

Here's an easy and fun way to make your own colourful art with a glue gun and waterpaints.

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dremel fortiflex engrave on s/s tray for mothers day

Engraved S/S tray

Using the new Dremel Fortiflex and do a project for Mother's Day - an engraved s/s tray.

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pneumatic nail gun

Pneumatic nail gun

Pneumatic power tools are used around the world for their convenience and ability to speed up DIY project.

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no welding to make this drum braai or smoker

No-weld braai!

This drum braai smoker is just the thing for when the power goes out. You can easily pop in a roast or chicken.

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mosaic planter with rustoleum leak seal

Mosaic planter

Rust-Oleum LeakSeal is handy for sealing my new mosaic planter for on the patio.

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rustoleum fluorescent neon spray paint

Fluorescent hues

Fluorescent spray paints add instant colour to decor accessories, walls and trim, and even furniture.

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french polishing uisng shellac

French polishing

The process of French Polishing is the method that involves coating wood with a solution of shellac.

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chopping board or serving platter with food colouring

Pine serving platters

Using the new Skil Multi Saw and pine offcuts to make up colourful cutting boards or serving platters.

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skil 5330 aa multi saw

Skil multi saw

The new compact Skil Multi Saw can cut wood, board products, ceramic tiles, aluminium and plastics with ease.

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old drawers for underbed storage

Underbed storage

Here's an easy way to dress up plain drawers and re-purpose them for underbed storage. 

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button bookmark gift idea for mothers day

Easy gift idea

Here's a very easy Mother's Day gift idea that the kids can make and mom will love.  

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recycle glass food jars with glass stain

Glass stain

You can use glass stain to dress up inexpensive glassware or recycle glass jars into colourful containers.  

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plastic figurines make a fun bowl

Figurine bowl

After making a figurine lamp, here's another way to re-purpose old toys - make a fun bowl.  

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easy wine rack, bookshelf or display unit

Easy shelf

You can use as a wine rack, a wall-mounted bookshelf, for storage or as a display shelf.

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diy divas dremel workshop

Dremel workshop

At the DIY Divas Dremel workshop everyone used tools to engrave on glass and make a trinket box.

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diy swedish fire log for winter potjie

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.

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modern elegant paper lamp shades

Paper shades

These paper walls lights are the most affordable and easy to make lights you can add to your home.

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pretty painted birdhouse with rustoleum 2x spray paint

Brilliant birdhouses

Rust-Oleum 2X is available in brilliant colours - satin or gloss - to add a splash of colour to ordinary projects.

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rustoleum neverwet

Rust-Oleum NeverWet

NeverWet liquid repelling spray guards surfaces against corrosion caused by exposure to the elements.

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action figurine table lamp for boy's bedroom

Action figure lamp

Put your son's old action figures back in action and use them to decorate a plain table lamp.

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recycle CDs into shimmering bathroom or kitchen splashback

CD backsplash

Recycle those old CDs to create a shimmering bathroom or kitchen backsplash.

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use wood glue and woodoc gel stain to make your own wood art

DIY wood art

I used left over pine, wood glue and Woodoc gel stain to make my own unique wood art.

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arm knit a cosy throw or blanket without knitting needles

Arm knit a throw

In this project we show you how to arm knit a warm, cosy throw blanket for cold winter evenings.

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diy option for knockdown furniture

DIY knockdown

As our natural resources become increasingly scarce, we need to look at alternatives.

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practical and pretty storage drawers

Pretty storage

This practical storage unit is made using offcuts of pine and wood slats from an old wood crate.

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fit a door sweep or draught excluder to keep out rain and cold draughts

Fit a door sweep

Keep out rain and cold draughts and prevent heat loss, adding towards an insulated home.

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diy garden table with centre channel

Pine garden table

This pine garden table has an aluminium centre channel or condiments or fresh herbs or colourful plants.

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revamp furniture with rustoleum 2X spray paint

Rust-Oleum revamp

I was asked to transform a plain, black Butler's tray using Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint in French lilac.

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spool cables and pallets for outdoor furniture

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.

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generator or inverter to supply power to home during load shedding

Generator or Inverter?

With the reality of load shedding, the conversation has moved from ‘Why Eskom’ to ‘How do I get power?’

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turn pool into sunken patio or for rain water harvesting

Pool = sunken patio

Converting a pool into sunken patio or using for rain water harvesting is  growing in popularity.

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concrete leaf for garden ornament or water feature

Made with love

Engrave on glass and turn a recycled glass food jar into a gift filled with home-baked cookies.

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