colours of autumn for bedroom

COSY COLOURS

Mother Nature dresses in shades of rich brown, vivid orange and burnt red hues for the autumn season.

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benefits of installing a swimming pool

HOLIDAYS AT HOME

There are many reasons to seriously think about investing in a pool and winter is the best time to do it.

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diy spray painting booth

NO MESS- NO FUSS

When spray painting at home, but don't risk overspray - rather make an instant spray painting booth.

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built a home in 8 weeks

BUILD IN 8 WEEKS

Imagine a home from scratch that is assembled and ready to move into in just 8 weeks... that's the Amagansett Modular home.

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GENIUS ! ! !

It's amazing how clever people are becoming with recycling, and this tin can cheese grater is creative brilliance!

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kitchen sponges dirtier than toilets

DIRTIER THAN A TOILET!

Kitchen sponges are handy in the kitchen, but they are full of germs, more germs, in fact, than a toilet!

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kitchen appliances to buy

LOVE YOUR KITCHEN

When you are setting up a new kitchen, some appliances are worth the cost for the time and effort they can save you.

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specials on power tools

TODAY ONLY

Lockdown your power tool collection with the Tork Craft Biscuit Joiner and included Accessories.

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what to do when you're locked out

LOCKED OUT?

Here are a few things to try when you discover that you are locked out of your home.

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laundry for beginners

LAUNDRY FOR BEGINNERS

For those who haven't really gotten the hang of doing the laundry, here are a few tips to you get started.

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burst water pipe

BURST WATER PIPE?

A burst water pipe is not something you expect, but it does happen. But what do you do if a water pipe does burst?

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festool kick-start promotion

FESTOOL KICK-START!

At the beginning of June Festool will be offering a selection of specials and free promotional giveaways.

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bathroom repairs you can do

YOU CAN DO IT

In this article, we look at a few minor bathroom issues that can be fixed quickly, without expensive tools.

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what's new for bedrooms

WHAT'S NEW?

So far in 2020, people are spending heaps more time at home than ever, so what's new for bedrooms?

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better to make your own curtains

DECISIONS, DECISIONS...

At a period in time when everything can be bought - at a price, why should you consider making your own curtains?

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get the most out of DIY

DON'T PANIC!

Here are some tips I can share that will make the experience more enjoyable and allow you to make the most of DIY.

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which vase is best

THE PERFECT VASE

There is an art to arranging flowers for a beautiful display and we show you how to select the perfect vase.

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home improvements set to increase

ADDING ON MORE SPACE

The lockdown, and drop in interest rate, has owners considering improvements that are needed to their homes.

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pet friendly home

PET FRIENDLY HOME

If you are considering adopting a furry friend, here are some tips on ways to make your home more pet friendly.

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bondic fix anything

FIX ALMOST ANYTHING!

With the Bondic® Liquid Plastic Welder you can bond, build and fix almost anything - in just seconds!

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spier delivers fresh produce to your door

FRESH TO YOUR DOOR

You'll be glad to know that your Spier Food Favourites are now available for home delivery and in-store purchase.

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disguise gaps wood projects

DISGUISE GAPS

There will always be times when you have gaps between joined sections and there are easy ways to do this.

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howard products on special

TODAY'S SPECIAL!

Here's your chance to stock up on Howard Oils, Washes and Polishes and spoil your wooden furniture.

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make home more accessible

MORE ACCESSIBLE

Many things that can be done to make a home more accessible for elderly or disabled parents.

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wood staining tips

WOOD STAINING 101

Using wood stain lets you select a particular wood colour so that your made pieces have a professional finish.

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renovate old house

GOLDEN OLDIES

If you're going to the expense of renovating an older home, make sure to incorporate these eco-friendly elements.

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sirloin with aubergine puree

GRILLED SIRLOIN STEAK

The next time you plan to enjoy a juicy, lazy-aged steak, why not add some delicious extras to elevate your dish?

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upcycle door shelf unit

UPCYCLE PANEL DOOR

Upcycling an old door into a shelf unit in this way one of the easiest and most practical methods to make a shelf unit.

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clean exterior house for curb appeal

CLEAN FOR CURB APPEAL

If you are planning to sell or rent out your property, make sure it has enough curb appeal for the highest price.

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control fish moths and silverfish

HOLES IN CLOTHES?

Fish Moths, or Silverfish, wreak havoc with your clothing, leaving small holes in winter woollies and your favourite clothes.

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where to put tumble dryer

SAFETY FIRST

How safe is it to have a tumble dryer installed outdoors in a shed or hut, or in the garage?

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autumn in the garden

AUTUMN GARDEN

The world around us may be falling apart, but there are plenty of tasks that need to be done in the garden.

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make sure furniture will fit

MEASURE TWICE

When buying a lounge suite or sectional sofa, it is very important to ensure that it is going to fit in the room before you buy.

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where to find missing socks

WHERE DO THEY GO?

I'm sure everyone has lost at least one sock when doing laundry, but where do all these missing socks go?

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butler's pizza

NOT OPEN... YET!

Instead of rushing back to their pizza oven’s, Butler’s have taken a far more measured, responsible route.

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decorate small apartment

SMALL APARTMENT?

In this article, we look at how can you make the most out of a small apartment with some practical tricks.

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rockler specials

ROCKLER JIG SPECIALS

Jigs make cutting circles, ellipses, shapes & letters easy. Today only, buy Rockler jigs on this amazing special.

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space for a home gym

HOME GYM

We are spending more hours at homs than ever and should focus on embracing the flexibility and fluidity of our spaces.

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fresh vegetables for longer

FRESH FOR LONGER

With everyone trying to keep trips to the shop to a minimum, here's how to keep your fruit and vegetables fresh for longer.

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burst geyser

DON'T PANIC

Being housebound means you might be on your own should an emergency occur. Here's what to do if your geyser bursts.

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plascon dark colours for winter

THE DARK SIDE

This winter, don’t be afraid of the dark when it comes to interior trends, says the Plascon Colour Advice team.

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vegetarian soup

FOR CHILLY EVENINGS

Winter is just around the corner and here's the perfect vegetarian soup dish for you to enjoy at home.

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design a bed childrens furniture

DESIGN-A-BED

Wide range of custom beds, bedside tables and storage furniture for boys and girls bedrooms.

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scrap wood projects

DIY BEGINNER?

Being able to make stuff with scrap wood lets you practice your DIY skills and also a great way to make use of scrap wood.

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power of paint

POWER OF PAINT

With their kids off to university, this couple decided that their kitchen needed a sophisticated transformation.

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how to sterilize face mask

2 MINUTES TO STERILIZE

To prevent the spread of Covid-19 and protect ourselves, you should know how to sterilize your face mask.

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companion planting

WINTER COMPANIONS

If you are already planting winter vegetables, don't forget to add a few companion plants to keep pests away.

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installation fireplace

A WARM FEATURE

Not only does a fireplace instantly add warmth to a chilly room, but it can also be a focal point in a plain room.

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diy picnic table

WEEKEND DIY

We find ourselves with more time on our hands, so why not make something like this 1-piece picnic table and benches.

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smooth bumpy walls

SMOOTH BUMPY WALLS

Textured walls might have been popular in the eighties, but now we love the look and feel of lovely smooth walls.

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make a curved planter box

DIY CURVED PLANTER

Add something interesting to a garden courtyard with this curved planter finished with a plain white laminate.

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fun crafts for kids

FUN FOR KIDS

The kids are at home, so let them make these Minions bowling pins and set up a bowling alley in the garden.

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rust-oleum stone effect spray

LET'S GET STONED!

Use Rust-Oleum Stone textured spray to create stunning stone-effect decor to match your mood and your home.

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clever storage for kitchen

CLEVER STORAGE

The best-designed kitchen is one that is all about storage, which is why these storage solutions should be on your list.

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basic macrame plant hanger

BASIC MACRAMÉ

Macramé plant hangers are great for hanging plants and this basic macramé plant hanger is very easy to make.

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builders open now

GET YOUR DIY FIX!

If you have been itching to get stuck into all those DIY projects sitting around - select Builders stores are now open!

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colourful plastic recycling

IN FULL COLOUR

Everyone on the planet needs to recycle plastic more, so here are some colourful crafts that use plastic bottles and caps.

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amazing garden makeover

AMAZING MAKEOVER

See how you can transform a long, narrow uninspiring space into a functional outdoor living and entertainment area.

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diy kids play tent

DIY KIDS TENT

Keeping the kids occupied until June is going to be a difficult task but this fun play tent will keep them busy.

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sustainable gardening

SUSTAINBLE GARDENS

Sustainable landscaping is more than just planting a few indigenous shrubs in the flower beds - it’s a lifestyle.

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update on spluma

UPDATE ON SPLUMA

What is the SPLUMA Act and how will it affect homeowners and what exactly does this mean?

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paper mache

PAPER MÂCHÉ

Used for decorative crafts since around 200 B.C, paper mâché is a craft that is inexpensive and very easy to learn.

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kitchen improvements to do in a week

QUICK PROJECTS

These ideas may strike your fancy because these kitchen improvements can be completed in a week’s time.

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affordable kitchen design

AFFORDABLE DESIGN

Contrary to popular belief, Scandinavian kitchen design is a great way to revamp your kitchen on a limited budget.

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recycle food and drink cans

WIND SPINNERS

Aluminium cans are something used every day, so it's nice to find a way to recycle these.

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diy to do in a week or less

DO IN A WEEK OR LESS

With a week left in lockdown, if you have been twiddling your thumbs, there's still time to get stuck into one of these jobs.

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cleaning power of water

POWER WASHERS

A power washer lets you harness the cleaner power of water for a range of activities - at home or out and about.

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recycling crafts for kids

RECYCLING FOR KIDS

With a week to go of lockdown, here's a selection of clever recycling projects the kids can do with plastic bottles.

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diy garden irrigation

DIY IRRIGATION

Installing garden irrigation will work towards saving water and also ensure plants and vegetables receive enough.

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organize pantry

GET ORGANIZED

Cleaning and organizing a pantry or cupboard will make storing and searching for items much easier.

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make pallet wood chair

MAKE IT

If you've spent the lockdown catching up on jobs, here's your chance to relax in a deck chair made using pallet wood.

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easy to grow indoor plants

SO EASY TO GROW!

In this article, we offer info on some of the most popular and easiest houseplants to have in your home.

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make face masks

MAKE A FACE MASK

If you don't have access to readymade face masks, here's how to make your own at  home.

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what is a drill press

WHAT IS A DRILL PRESS?

Not a new tool, the drill press has been around for quite some time. But what is a drill press and when would you use one?

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bottlebrush

BRUSH ON COLOUR

If you don't already have a bottlebrush in your garden to attract bees and wildlife, plan to add one this winter.

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how to clean gutters

KEEP GUTTERS CLEAN

Don't leave this task too late as it could end up damaging the integrity of your property.

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stay safe lockdown

DON'T STOP NOW!

Social distancing and sanitizing is not something that should end with the lockdown!

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use plastic bottle for toothbrush holder

RECYCLE IT!

In a bathroom, you always need extra storage, like this plastic bottle turned into a family toothbrush holder.

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make plastic safety glasses or face shield

PROTECT YOURSELF

In this project you can make a face shield or safety goggles by recycling plastic cold drink bottles.

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Join the fun at DIY Divas

JOIN THE FUN

Want to make your own decor accessories or custom furniture? Find out how at DIY-Divas around the country.

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