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
Recycled craft centre
Made using recycled plastic milk containers and cardboard boxes, this craft centre has plenty of storage.
If you need extra storage in a bedroom, make underbed storage drawers with caster wheels.
Old glass - new look
Give old glassware and accessories a new life and add something quirky and colourful to your dining table.
Here's how to turn an old coffee table into a stylish bench that can be upholstered in your choice of fabric
DIY Patio table
If you have a deck or patio you need a table, and this circular patio table is easy enough to make
Designer home office
Home-Dzine is all about inspiring design, but it's also about furniture that can be easy to make on your own.
This shared bedroom shows that you can incorporate spacesaving design - even in a small room.
Beanhome offer a range of furniture that appeals to the homeowner looking for pieces that are practical and timeless.
Ideas for grocery list
Instead of hunting around for scrap paper we put together some ideas for making a DIY brown paper grocery list.
Use the space under your sink for organised storage with these easy undersink storage compartments.
Turn a dated guest bedroom / home office into a modern dual purpose space with a bit of imagination.
Here's how you can use imported or designer wallpaper in small quantities to fill framed panels.
This 3-day makeover made use of existing details to offer a more casual place to host dinner parties.
Reclaimed coffee table
Use reclaimed pallets or wood to make up a stylish coffee table, stained and painted to match your decor.
Care for exterior wood
Exterior timber trim and fittings, need to be protected from constant exposure to rain and sun.
Best router for your money
A closer look at the various routers available, and how you can get more out of your router by using a router table.
Chunky floating shelf
Instructions and a collection of the best and easiest ideas for chunky floating shelves.
Tips on how to warm up a chilly home with earthy colours and organic materials.