OCTOBER IS MARINE MONTH
October is Marine Month and we offer a few tips on how you can make a difference.
Great design has moved past practicality and become centred around creating strategies that that are mindful.
CREATIVE LIGHTING IDEAS
Lights and fixtures can make a huge difference and make your home’s interior stand out while providing the ideal mood.
This modern arid aesthetic is so hot in the icing world, turning regular cupcakes into the perfect prickly treat.
ANY COLOUR YOU WISH
With painting a kitchen being the latest trend for a kitchen makeover, what colour would you like to paint your kitchen?
HONEY, SOY, GINGER-GLAZED SALMON
Try this recipe for honey, soy and ginger-glazed salmon with peanuts and pak choy and optional noodle.
PRODUCT LAUNCH & COMPETITION
Sonae Arauco unveils Premium Spirit Finish to augment Innovus Decorative Products currently available.
GET THE LOOK
If you are searching for ideas on decorating a shared bedroom, take a look at this project.
JOIN THE MOVEMENT
Are you a part of the movement that chooses to simplify your life; to downsize your living space and make do with less?
EMBRACE YOUR DARK SIDE
Not everyone likes to decorate with white or light colours, many prefer the darker side with moody colours and dark hues.
THE NATURAL ALTERNATIVE
I am sure many of you have heard of oxygen bleach and are wondering what it is and how you would use this at home.
Framing your favourite photographs require an equally beautiful frame, and this wood picture frame is perfect.
Timeless and classic, we offer a few ideas on how to bring a shimmer to your home with copper.
COOL OR WARM?
There are many different hues of grey that you can use in rooms that are cool or warm or to create a relaxing atmosphere.
WARMTH AND TEXTURE
Adding rustic charm to a home, wooden beams can be found in residential properties around the globe.
Children's bedrooms or playrooms soon need organisation, and these pine crates are affordable and easy to make.
CHANGE THE LOOK
Is your sofa looking a bit worse for wear with stains, rips and tears? Look at these funky upholstered sofa covers.
PROS AND CONS
Having installed artificial lawn over 10 years ago, I am a big fan of the product, but there are pros and cons.
HOW CLEAN ARE YOUR BATHMATS?
It might seem like a strange topic to cover, but in many homes, bathmats are not cleaned as often as they should be.
1... 2... 3... EASY!
Everyone seems to be doing something to their homes and bathroom and kitchen renovations are top of the list.
BEFORE & AFTER INSPIRATION
A little inspiration can go a long way and the following before and after interior makeovers show just how easy it is.
WHICH IS BETTER?
Masking tape is reasonably inexpensive while painter's tape costs more, but it helps to know which is the better.
DISCOVER ROCK ART
Painted rock or pebble art has become a global trend, and crafters have fun painting colourful designs onto them.
SILICONE OR ACRYLIC SEALANT?
We take a look at silicone sealer or acrylic sealant and discuss which is the better product.
5 HEALTHY TIPS
Never mind Covid, your home could be making you sick and you didn't even know it!
If the entrance to your home includes a staircase, there are plenty of ways to create an impact.
No matter if you are installing new kitchen or updating an old one, soft-close hinges should be on your shopping list.
BUY OR MAKE
Fabric bowl and dish covers are a convenient and eco-friendly alternative to plastic and clingwrap.
Chalk paint has taken over the world and everyone is looking for creative ways to use chalk paint in their homes.
Discover the WORX range of cordless tools, and purchase what you need with the special offer on WORX tools.
WIN A WEBER BRAAI
September is Heritage Month and Italtile is giving you the opportunity to win a Weber braai on Instagram.
HANG 'EM RIGHT
If you are decorating a new home, you will want to hang curtains to finish off the room decor.
Upcycle a lampshade frame or lamp base using natural twine or wood to craft an organic lampshade.
HOMEOWNERS ESSENTIAL TOOLKIT
A toolkit is essential to perform everyday maintenance and repairs in and around your property.
3 DIY WOOD-FIRED STOVES
We show you how to build your own wood-fire stove top, pizza oven and braai using affordable and recycled materials.
IT'S A WRAP
An inexpensive solution for a children's bedroom, fabric-covered cardboard boxes make excellent storage containers.
Just as you would look different after a cosmetic makeover, so you can bring out a change in a boring white bathroom.
Wall Plugs are essential when hanging or mounting anything onto a wall, but which one is the correct choice?
KIDDIES CLOTHES FOR FREE!
Anyone handy with a sewing machine will enjoy this post that looks at upcycling old shirts into kiddies clothing.
Making a built-in plate rack for your kitchen allows easy storage and access to delicate plates or crockery.
YOU WON'T BELIEVE THIS!
This stunning shabby-chic style clock is made using cardboard and coated with chalk paint... who would have thought?
WRAP IT UP
Do you have an old refrigerator you want to keep, perhaps as a backup fridge or as an extra refrigerator for cold drinks?
CELEBRATE HERITAGE DAY
In honour of Heritage Day, Spier is proud to present a limited-edition Wine and Food Tasting Experience.
When space is a concern, making your own easy DIY bedside shelf unit is a great solution that saves floor space.
KEEP ANTS OUT!
In my home, the ants enjoy the dog food more than the dog. This handy tip will keep ants out of your pet's food bowl.
HOUSE OF STONE
Derick and Renette Opperman realised a dream when they purchased a derelict stone building to transform into a home.
SPRUCE UP FOR SPRING
Spring is the perfect time to get out into the garden and start setting up a beautiful display of plants and accessories.
GAS OR ELECTRIC HOB?
When it comes to a gas or electric hobs and which is better, I'm kinda on the fence since both have pros and cons.
We look at how to deal with scratches, gouges and scuff marks that mar the finish of laminate flooring.
This decorative headboard is made by weaving jute strips around a pine frame, and it's a quick and easy project.
A layered window treatment is the perfect way to finish off a formal living room, dining room or bedroom.
There is a global trend that highlights long-forgotten eras - designs that have been remastered using inkjet technology.
WIN R1 MILLION CASH!
What would you do with a R1 Million cash that you can spend on your home, invest, explore the world or splurge?
KITCHEN VISUALIZER TOOL
Now you can design and visualize your dream kitchen by using PG Bison's online kitchen design tool.
Make a set of small, medium and large pine and plywood storage containers for your kitchen.
ALL THAT GLITTERS...
There are plenty of uses for gold leaf on decor accessories and it's an inexpensive way to glam up the home.
WORKING WITH WOOD
Wood is composed of various cells and it can be a challenging material to work with, so choose and use wood wisely.
WINDOW TREATMENTS FOR SLIDING DOORS
Choosing a window treatment for sliding patio or French doors can be tricky, but these ideas will help you to decide.
PLAN FOR A LAUNDRY
Struggling with storage and space in a small or compact kitchen? Adding on a laundry room is the perfect solution.
We specialise in custom children's beds and bedroom furniture, from bedside tables to pullout beds.
Join the fun at DIY Divas at venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria and discover how to do-it-yourself!
NEW EXHIBITION CENTRE
By revamping their previous head offices Vermont Sales are now able to showcase world-class brands on a rotating basis
SAFE TO USE?
In this article, Plascon looks at why oil-based enamel Paint is becoming a thing of the past.
BALANCE FEMININITY IN SHARED SPACES
Kim Williams, focused on desining interiors, offers her thoughts on how to balance femininity in a shared space.
Scotchgard has protected upholstered furniture for years, so it comes as a surprise that the original, formula has been discontinued due to safety hazards.
The Hibachi offers the convenience to grill foods, takes up little space and is used primarily to bring out the flavours of food.
THE BEST WAY TO CLEAN
Summer is on the way and it's time to dig the hibachi, braai or gas grill out of storage to give it a thorough cleaning.
WORTH THE COST?
Festool is fast becoming one of the best brands of power tools on the market, but are they worth the cost?
MAINTAIN COMMON PROPERTY
Maintaining common property is the responsibility of the body corporate and WORX tools make the job much easier.
4 QUICK TIPS
Take a look at our four quick tips that you can put to good use to give your kitchen a fast update.
WASH OR DRYCLEAN?
It's the time of year when we look to refreshing the interior of our homes and taking down heavyweight winter curtains.
SAVE ON GROCERIES
Monthly costs are increasing, but salaries aren't keeping up and we are being forced to look at ways to cut costs.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Spier Light Art 2022 will celebrate enchantment and exuberance as a way to contribute to this year’s agenda.
BE A BAKING BOSS!
When it comes to creating bountiful businesses in the baking industry there is no shortage of avenues.
NEW LOOK FOR OLD FURNITURE
Yolanda Van Niekerk shares her dining room makeover using Tjhoko paint to give her dining table and chairs a new look.
We offer some practical kitchen organisation tips brought to you by PG Bison and The Labb.
TAKE IT STEP-BY-STEP
Decided it's time for a bathroom makeover? Take inspiration from this bathroom renovation.
GET IT DONE NOW CHECKLIST
Every homeowner knows that it is important to stay on top of things that need to be done before each season.