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QUICK PROJECT

Contact paper with a marble-effect is a quick and easy way to transform so many items with a new and elegant look.

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BEFORE YOU SIT...

It's cold this weekend, so why not stay warm indoors and get stuck into tasks that need to be done.

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Christmas in July has been celebrated for decades and is usually held during the last weekend in July.

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It has been over 10 years since I made the rope bench seat as part of DIY-Divas.co.za and it still looks great.

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Whether you are storing clothes for summer or winter the risk of clothes being damaged by moths is always high.

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CHILDREN'S FURNITURE

We specialise in custom children's beds and bedroom furniture, from bedside tables to pullout beds.

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DIY WORKSHOPS

Join the fun at DIY Divas at venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria and discover how to do-it-yourself!

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WHILE STOCKS LAST

Here's an opportunity to take your DIY or woodworking skills to the next level with the Kreg 520 PRO Pocket-Hole Jig.

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JUST HANGIN'

Don't wait for summer to grab your power tools and make a cool DIY hanging daybed or sofa.

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CONCRETE & WOOD TABLE

Use meranti, saligna or PAR pine or your choice of hardwood to make this table for your garden or patio.

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A PLACE TO STUDY

When young children start attending school, then you know it's time to add a place to study in their bedroom.

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CARPET CLEANING TIPS

If you are having a hard time cleaning carpets in your home, try one of these effective carpet cleaning tips.

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POWER SAVERS A SCAM?

A new scam has come to light, one that claims to save you vast amounts of money off your monthly electricity bill.

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A TOUCH OF GOLD

Using copper-gold or silver leaf on furniture is a fun way to bring shimmer to ordinary furniture - on a budget.

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ROOM FOR TWO!

Here are some tried and tested nursery design tips for those expecting the pitter-patter of four tiny feet…

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GET THE LOOK

There are all different styles of hanging basket chairs out there and we took a selection of the best.

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WORK SPACE

Kim Williams believes that with the change in our workspaces comes a change in the way we engage.

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SUNSHINE IN WINTER

Looking for ways to bring more plants onto the patio or deck? This colourful base for your garden umbrella is perfect.

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LAY CONCRETE PATH

Wearing a muddy path through the lawn? The easiest and most affordable solution is to lay a concrete path.

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SPECIAL OFFER

If you are still using a plunge router, give some thought to investing in a router table setup.

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FIX YOUR LAWN

Furry friends digging up the lawn? Now is the best time to fix this when the grass is dormant.

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EASY STORAGE IDEAS

If your workshop is a mess, these easy PVC pipe storage solutions will solve at least one problem.

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JUST ADD GLASS

A step-by-step tutorial on how to add a glass panel to your kitchen cupboards and it's easy if you have the right tools.

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STORAGE FOR GARAGE

A garage is a catch-all for anything that has no other place but it's clever to keep a garage organised to make full use of it.

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QUICK PROJECT

It has been some time since I refreshed my walk-through closet area and now I am adding a compact makeup cupboard.

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