INSURED FOR POWER OUTAGES?
Access to load shedding schedules is a boon to criminals and could be costly for you.
Dress up a plain mirror or revamp a scratched mirror with glass mosaic pebbles.
We took a look at some 'must-have' power tools for every budget that you can give as gifts or add to your own collection.
A coffee table made to store cushions and outdoor accessories.
Add painted pots filled with herbs to your kitchen windowsill for fresh herbs in easy reach.
Here's a space saving solution that is not only a coffee or side table, it also doubles as a pet bed. Extend the length for a longer table.
I just discovered the Triton blog where they showcase 'Masters of Wood'. A recent feature highlights the talents of Patrick Burnett, who hand-crafts wood surfboards.
The Kreg Pocket Hole Jig continues to be a must-have joinery jig for every woodworkers workshop. We revieew the Kreg K5 system.
Bookings for the Joburg DIY Divas are now open for 2015. As usual, spaces are limited and it's on a first come basis. Join the fun!
For a special celebration or so you don't get left in the dark when Eskom switches off the power - make your own candles and light up your home!
Grab some Rust-Oleum glitter spray to make a chalkboard menu board. Mount on your front door, or place close to your holiday table to list the menu of the day!
If you are planning on spending your annual holidays on renovating the kitchen you will find inspiration in these kitchen renovations that didn't cost a fortune.
This creative advent calendar puts a new spin on 'taking out' the calendar for the festive season. This advent calendar is made using Chinese-style take out boxes that are stacked up to create a seasonal advent calendar.
Tree stump tables are still making appearances in many homes as coffee and side tables. There are more than a few tree fellers who will gladly supply tree stumps.
DIY KNIFE BLOCK
Make your own knife block using offcuts of PAR pine or meranti and have a practical knife block that holds all our kitchen knives for easy access.
The new range of FLAT table bases from Eclipse are perfect for the DIY enthusiast who don't want wobbly or uneven tables.
Make this cute little candle holder to provide a wonderful display for the festive season when lit with a votive candle.
Make a hanging bedside shelf using a piece of pine or a circular chopping board, some scrap leather or pleather and lighting cable.
Whether you renovate an existing carport into a patio or decide to have a basic carport erected, the simple design of a carport allows you to set up an easy patio area in a small or large garden.
Everyone needs a place to display or hang their Christmas cards and this masonite or hardboard Christrmas tree is easy to make as a quick project and you can buy half a sheet at your local Builders.
If there is one thing to be learned from the Scandinavians it's how to decorate stylish interiors on a frugal budget. We offer some ideas to show how they manage to transform stunning interiors using the most basic furniture and accessories.
Use meranti to make a simple yet practial wall-mounted shelf unit. For this shelf we show you two methods of joining the boards together; using a biscuit jointer or using a Kreg pockethole jig.
Buy blinds right now from the convenience of your home or office. No more waiting around for someone to come to your home and measure up. Now you can buy blinds online from Blinds Direct.
Dremel have two kits just in time for the festive season: a Home Repair Kit and Home Décor Project Kit. The kits make the perfect Christmas gift.
To keep the kitchen supplied with fresh herbs and salad veggies, I planted a gutter garden on the one wall.
I used old pillows for filling, and it has an adjustable back that allows you to set the angle you want to sit at.
German design group Lockengeloet have taken the idea of recycling oil barrels to a new level
Recycling is a trend that is more than a passing fad. Recycled home furntiture - beautiful and practical.
These modular storage units are so simple to make yet stunning when put together.
Use printed or plain wallpaper and moulding to create a dramatic feature wall.
AVOID HOLIDAY SCAMS
According to Junk Mail, online ads are easy to navigate and contain all the information to make an informed decision.
We show you an easy way to get the look of diamond-tufted upholstered pieces... with a small cheat!
This weekend I got to try out NeverWet Outdoor Fabric spray and I am definitely impressed with how it repels water
Compact wall-mounted desk has a drop-down flap takes up very little space in a small home office or child's bedroom.
You can make gorgeous detailed eggs for yourself or give them as a gift. Super easy to make if you have a Dremel Multitool
Traditional Christmas décor with a South African twist from Skinny laMinx designer, Heather Moore.