There is a simplicity in using hand tools and this Japanese stool lets you create a wonderfully unique piece for your home.
CUT PERFECT CIRCLES
When you need to cut circles for projects, how do you cut a perfect circle in timber or board?
MAKE A STORAGE HEADBOARD
Adding a storage headboard to the top of the bed gives you an amazing amount of extra storage space.
MACRAMÉ CHRISTMAS STARS
Simple to learn with so many project possibilities, macramé opens up a way to craft Christmas decorations for the home.
Here are some Christmas decor ideas you can make from scraps and leftovers from previous projects.
OUTDOOR MOVIE SCREEN
Staying home for the holidays? Looking for fun ways to entertain the family? Set up a home cinema in the garden.
With Christmas just a month away, this wall-mounted Christmas tree is just the thing if your home is small.
If you enjoy presenting a variety of cocktails when entertaining, we offer some helpful tips on growing herbs.
This feature for the garden lets you display a variety of succulents either on a wall outside the house or on a porch.
They might not be able to whisk away your stress, but Vencasa can give you support for restorative sleep.
What makes pocket-holes joins so strong is all due to the drilling position and using the correct screws.
HOLIDAYS AT HOME
If you have decided to stay home for the holidays, we show you how to have a great holiday at home.
DON'T MISS OUT!
Here's your opportunity to buy the best brands South Africa has to offer at the lowest prices!
SUSTAINABLE & SOUTH AFRICAN
Christmas is the season for giving and what better way to give than to buy a gift that is handmade in South Africa.
Plascon Professional 4-in-1 Textured Coat is developed specifically for the low-cost and affordable housing sector.
Q20 OR WD-40?
Both Q20 and WD-40 have similar properties but which one is the better product and why?
DRILL THROUGH STEEL
If you've tried to drill through steel before, you know that it can be hard work, but it shouldn't be hard and here's why.
YOU CAN DO IT!
It's important to decide what projects you can do and the ones you should leave to the professionals.
DON'T OVERLOOK THESE COSTS
There are five costs that so easily get forgotten or overlooked when revamping or renovation a bathroom.
DIY BRICK PAVING
Now you can buy moulds in various designs to lay your own concrete brick paving - without bricks!
DECORATE A GUEST BEDROOM
Looking for ideas to decorate a guest bedroom for the holidays? We have some budget-friendly solutions for you.
MAKE IT OR FAKE IT
Every home should have some greenery for holiday decorations and in this article, we look at how to fake it or make it!
10 ALTERNATIVE TREE IDEAS
Not everyone can have a Christmas tree in the home, so here are some of the best crafty DIY alternatives to make.
If you bought a router but still haven't taken it out of the box, here are some beginner's tips to give you confidence.
When decorating the home for Christmas, I'm always a bit let down when it comes to options.
If heat waves are going to a normal occurrence in the future, here are some way to keep yourself and your home cool!
Selling a home isn't always easy, especially one that needs a bit of updating or maintenance.
I'M A FESTOOL FAN!
Have just tried out the Festool Rotex Sander and can't believe the performance when compared to regular sanders.
CRAFTY DIY FOR KITCHENS
Have some spare time on your hands or want to give your kitchen a quick update? We have some DIY projects for you.
WARM & WELCOMING
Many still prefer to use white when decorating a home, but how do you add warmth to a white dining room.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN...
We ake a look at some things you should know before you start painting any of your furniture.
TOO MANY CLOTHES?
If your built-in closet overflows or you need storage for your stuff, think about building a narrow built-in cupboard.
AFFORDABLE ART FOR GALLERY WALL
If you are longing to hang your memories to create a gallery wall, here's a great place to buy printed canvas.
SET-UP ROUTER TABLE
If you are planning on buying a router table, you need to get the Triton TRA001 Router for easy setting up and easy use.
FORGET COLOUR TRENDS
Everyone wants you to paint your house interior in a particular colour, but what if you prefer your own colour choices?
CRAFTS FOR CHRISTMAS
This year, get the whole family involved in making decorations for the tree and your home and set a new tradition.
MAKE GIFT BOXES
The cost of ready-made gift boxes makes it an expensive purchase for many, but you can easily make your own gift boxes.
PRETTY CRAFTY VASES
Every home should have at least one vase for displaying fresh flowers or gift bouquets.
NEED A GARDEN SHED?
Garage is chock full of stuff? We offer some tips on building a garden shed from the ground up.
3 STEPS TO A BETTER BATHROOM
If you are in the process of or thinking about, renovating a bathroom, here are 3 simple steps to consider.
KEEP IT SIMPLE
Adding a headboard doesn't have to be a serious DIY project - there are some stunning yet simple ideas out there.
4 GREEN KITCHEN TRENDS
If you are planning to redo your kitchen, you might light to consider these kitchen trends to add to your design plan.
GROW SALADS INDOORS
We offer some tips on growing your organic and fresh salad ingredients and essentials at home.
Add a metallic touch to your kitchen with this DIY coffee filter stand holder in copper, aluminium or other sheet metal.
MAKE DOGGIE ACCESSORIES
I've seen doggie accessories that cost a fortune, and then there are doggie accessories you can make.
ALL STITCHED UP
Inspired by some of the beautiful cross-stitch projects out there? Now you can buy beginner cross-stitch kits.
When you have biscuit tins, making a wooden lid for these means you can use them after the biscuits are gone!
LIGHT UP YOUR DAY
Making a lightbox has become a fun DIY way to add a decorative light to any room in a home.
FUN FOR EVERYONE
Set up a space where the family can get together and do crafts or hobbies, in a well-planned room.
THE WHITE-ON-WHITE HOUSE
Imagine a home that seamlessly blends indoors and outdoors - a home that is easy on the eye without any distractions.
NO PLANTS NEEDED
If your garden is mostly foliage, concrete or lawn, we offer some ideas on easy ideas to bring colour into the garden.
IT'S A BOY THING!
Teen boys, just like girls, love to have a bedroom that fits with their identity and we share a few ideas you can use.
CAT POWER TOOLS
Vermont Sales is extending its line-up of brands yet again with the introduction of the rugged CAT power tool range.
Purchase the Kreg Bench top Router Table @ R4 999, including free delivery - and give yourself more freedom.
It isn't often that you can boast a kitchen makeover that costs under R900, but that's what this soon-to-be mom did.
TIPS FOR MAKING DRAWERS
If you are putting off projects simply due to the fact that there are drawers involved, read on...
5 WAYS TO EDGE TILES
When you have a row of tiles that need the edges covered up or finished off, what options do you have?
ADD AN OUTDOOR BAR
When you love to entertain outdoors in the garden, adding a bar is one way to liven up the atmosphere.
WHY DID MY PLANT DIE?
Houseplants are the 'growing' trend and with them comes the requirement for care and maintenance to keep them healthy.
Hair health activist and style alchemist Reneé Potgieter has a goal to get us all to fall back in love with our natural locks.
I'm impressed that the Zodiac MX8 Elite Pool Cleaner does everything it is supposed to do... and more!
PLANTS WITH HEALTH BENEFITS
We know plants add to our wellbeing, but more than that, these 8 plants are also good for our health and our environment.
Everybody needs a place to sit and relax on weekends and this DIY pool sun lounger isgreat for poolside relaxation.
A 'LIVED-IN' LOOK
When renovating a home over 175 years old, you don't want a kitchen that is modern or contemporary.
INTRODUCING BALCONY BAR
Locally manufactured, BalconyBar helps maximise the floor space on your balcony for an entertainment area.
UPDATE ON VEGGIE GARDEN
It's just over a month since setting up my home vegetable garden and I wanted to share how much has grown since then.
Wide range of custom beds, bedside tables and storage furniture for boys and girls bedrooms.
FUN CRAFT IDEA
If you are thinking about starting a new craft or make a bit of extra cash, why not try painting blank ceramic bisque.
LIVING ROOM LAYOUT
When you factor in how much furniture goes into a living room, finding the perfect layout for everything isn't always easy.
HAVING A BRAAI?
What's summer without a braai and what's a braai without a dop. Make it fun with fruit boozy skewers.
Vermont Sales extends its WORX brand product range introducing the latest innovative tools.
CREATING ZONES IN A HOME
Incorporating zoning in our living spaces is an essential tool in achieving balance between function, form, finesse and flow.
WHIP IT UP!
Planning a family weekend of baking? We offer 10 tips to make weekend baking a breeze for you and your family.
MIX IT UP!
Introducing new fabrics can bring unexpected colour, pattern and texture into a living room for a new look and feel.
From retro furniture to vibrant colours, there are so many elements to include in your mid century modern living room.
MAKE IT YOURS
We look at few small ways that you can turn any space into a home office that reflects your style.
USE PINE FOR OUTDOOR PROJECTS?
I use a variety of woods for outdoor projects but often get asked if it is OK to use for outdoor projects.
Experts agree on using a dog crate and this project shows how to can build a coffee table that is also a dog crate.
PLASCON SUMMER HOTS
Now that those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer are on the way, Plascon has put together a palette of sizzling colours.
When you need to compact earth, there’s nothing better than a Mikasa MVC- T90 Plate compactor from Talisman.
One enterprising mom took the opportunity to use the lockdown to give her kitchen an update!
If you don't have a clue when it comes to designing the perfect room, we share a few designer tricks that you can use.
DON'T SPOIL THE VIEW
Looking for options to fence off your pool area? Consider one that won't compromise the view of the garden.
SAFEST TABLESAW ON THE PLANET!
Festool combines German innovation with SawStop technology to bring you the Festool Table Saw.
An outdoor screen not only adds privacy outdoors - they're also great for a adding a decorative element.
IT'S A COVER UP!
Popular in the 70s, brick walls are a feature of older homes, but giving them a modern look is easier than you think.
WHAT'S THAT SMELL?
Your plumbing installation does not just focus on the supply of water to your home or office, it also deals with waste.
Need to a place to display artwork or accessories or a bookshelf? These ledges are quick and easy to make.
WHAT BREAKS FIRST?
Household appliances aren't cheap, so taking care of them will save you money and will also extend their lifespan.
ONE PLUG DOES IT ALL
Rawlplug introduces a truly universal NYLON plug, one that fixes to both solid or hollow materials.
CHICKEN CURRY ROULADE
Spier shares the secret behind its contemporary Cape Malay chicken curry roulade with a twist.
A NEW LAWN
It's been 10+ years since I installed artificial grass and it's now time to replace with new artificial grass.
KREG CLAMPING TABLE
The guys at Kreg can be counted on for innovation. Their new multi-purpose clamping table is versatile in many ways.
It's so easy to recycle a tree stump into a stylish side table for a rustic yet sophisticated piece for your living room.
Pop into your local hardware store for PAR pine and grab your power tools to make this quick and easy room divider.
HOW TO MAKE SOAP
Washing your hands regularly with soap and water is still one of the best ways to protect your family from germs.
REDESIGN SMALL BEDROOM
It's the room where you spend the most time, but it's also the room where some people tend to spend the least money.
DRILL BIT SHARPENER
Drill Doctor introduces self-powered drill bit sharpener at incredibly special launch price, making it affordable to DIYers.
PICNICS IN OCTOBER
Nothing beats a stylish picnic in a natural environment and Quoin Rock is a winning destination for a pleasurable day out.
JOIN THE FUN
Want to make your own decor accessories or custom furniture? Find out how at DIY-Divas around the country.