CUSTOM PAINT COLOURS
I often get asked for info on colours used in various interior pics, but that's not the way to choose custom paint colours.
MAKE IT YOUR OWN
You might be living in a rental property, but that doesn't mean you can't add personality and character.
THE FUTURE IS GRIM
Energy experts expect load shedding to be normal for the next 5 years, but more than that, we may be looking at Stage 6.
SHARPEN TOOLS BY HAND
Any woodworker knows, when you use tools with an edge you need to be able to keep them sharp.
Imagine a wheelbarrow that does more. The Worx Aerocart is an 8-in-1 wheel-barrow that lifts and carries heavy loads.
8 WATER SAVING TIPS
We all need to pull together to conserve water and we have 8 water saving tips that are quick and easy to implement.
COOL AND MOZZIE-FREE!
After the first rains, it's never long before the mozzies attack. I found a great way to keep them away and stay cool.
BEAUTIFUL HAIR... NATURALLY
Hair health activist and colour alchemist, Reneé Potgieter, shares her top tips to enhance your locks for the summer.
FRESH APPEAL FOR FACE BRICK
While some love the appeal of raw brick, applying a whitewash finish brings lightness and brightness into any room.
CAN PAINT BE ECO-FRIENDLY?
Just painted the ceiling in my bedroom and gagging on the smell for two days, despite a label that says eco-friendly.
With all the hand washing going on in my home, I need a soap holder to keep the soap from getting soggy and soft.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT BIT
Whatever the drilling task, choosing the right drill bit is crucial in completing the job easily and successfully.
If the clutter in your home is out of control, consider making a key holder or command centre to corral all your stuff.
ADD TOUCHES OF LUXURY
If you feel your bedroom is not giving you pleasant dreams, might be time to look at introducing a few luxurious touches.
PRECISE CLAMPING FOR CORNERS
For those who enjoy making their own DIY picture frames, the Wolfcraft Corner Clamps make every project even easier.
BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY
If you've been living in a house for more than 20 years, you should think about having the electrical system inspected.
WHICH ONE WILL YOU CHOOSE?
Shutters are a great way to joosh up your home and we take a look at the different materials used in the manufacture.
DOES YOUR LAUNDRY SMELL?
In this article, we look at some easy ways to remove that damp, must smell in your clothes, linens and laundry.
REPAIR OR REPLACE?
A thatched roof adds character, but what do you do when the thatch starts to fall or if the thatch needs to be replaced?
SMALL OR LARGE TILES?
Is it better to choose small or large tiles to make a bathroom feel larger and what else can you do?
FISH TIKKA MASALA TACOS
If you are looking for a delicious meal for the family, these tikka masala fish tacos will bust hungry appetites.
4 WOODWORKING GADGETS THAT SAVE YOU TIME
I'm all for gadgets that save you time and these gadgets are ones you might consider adding to your collection.
CURE FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS?
Not my normal topic, but one to share with anyone who suffers from the pain and deformity of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
DEAL WITH BLACK MOULD
Some years back, I converted the bath into a bath/shower combo, but now see black mould starting to appear.
WARM OR COLD WATER?
Despite my age, I only recently found out that you should wash your hair with cold water... who would have thought?
PAINT COLOURS FOR BATHROOMS
Your bathroom should present a modern yet tranquil atmosphere where you love to spend time relaxing.
DESIGN A GARDEN NOOK
In my garden, I have arranged a couple of hanging basket chairs for a place where me and hubby can sit back relax.
2021 WITH AN EXPENSIVE BANG!
This year, my family got to see 2021 in with a bang when our outside electrical box literally exploded!
These shelves are probably one of the easiest and most affordable to make and ideal for extra storage or display.
EASY WAY TO CLEAN WINDOWS
With the introduction of the Bosch GlassVAC, there's now an easy way to clean all your windows.
PERFECTLY SANDED EDGES
The Festool Multi-Adjustable Edge Sander ES-ETS 125 REQ-Plus handles all your sanding tasks - on any material.
Using the tie-dye or Shibori method, it's so easy to make your own interesting art for a wall gallery.
AN ORGANISED KITCHEN
After the festive season, you are probably wondering what hit your kitchen. We offer a few tips for better organisation.
Looking for fun ways to fill the time during the holidays? This ring toss game is easy to make & fun for the whole family.
CLEAN - DISINFECT - SANITIZE
This past year has brought the importance of a cleaner home to the fore, but is it better to disinfect or sanitize?
ADDING ON FOR MORE SPACE
If you have decided to stay where you are and add on to have more space, we offer advice on single-level additions.
With families spending more time at home, one home improvement project to consider is a family-friendly kitchen.
Modern landscaping practices include a diversity of styles and trends, and knowing some of the basics is useful.
ORGANIC PEST CONTROL
Growing your own produce is not just about planting and harvesting, it's also about taking action against pests.
It has taken a while, but many South Africans now prefer to shop online due to the many benefits it offers.
MADE WITH WOOD
Making your own serving plates or platters will ensure you can feed everyone in style.
REAL TRENDS FOR 2021
While 2020 is a year everyone wants to forget, it has heralded more than a few trends we are likely to see in 2021.
GLAM UPDATE FOR RENTAL HOMES
When renting a home, making changes gives you limited options- unless you go glam with vinyl tile stickers.
COOL, REFRESHING GRANITA
This summer, celebrate with bottle or Spier Signature Chardonnay or Pinot Noir granita.
This modern clock will take pride of place in any home with its reclaimed wood charm and copper accent.
Wide range of custom beds, bedside tables and storage furniture for boys and girls bedrooms.
JOIN THE FUN
Want to make your own decor accessories or custom furniture? Find out how at DIY-Divas around the country.
SHUTTERS FOR YOUR HOME
We offer 6 good reasons why shutters are a great option for your home if you need privacy, light control or security.
ROLLOUT THE DRINKS!
If you love to entertain this DIY bar trolley is an easy project that is affordable and stylish at the same time