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conver to dual flush mechanism

Convert To Dual Flush

By converting your toilet to dual-flush you can save a lot of water and it's an easy project to do.

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soft and fluffy towels all the time

Soft And Fluffy

When you spend a fortune on towels and bath sheets you want them to at least last for a couple of years. Here's how...

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have a picnic in the garden

Picnic In The Garden

The Spring weather is beautiful, and what better way to celebrate Spring than with a picnic in the garden!

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buy plants in stones

Plants In Stone

Now you can bring the beauty of nature in to your home with these gorgeous Plant In Stone masterpieces.

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make handy folding table

Make Folding Side Table

When you need an extra side table - indoors or outdoors - this folding table is handy to have.

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design-a-bed childrens furniture

Children's Furniture

Design-A-Bed specialise in children’s furniture - offering a variety of girls and boys beds as well as storage units.

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importance of lighting a home

Light Matters

Light, both natural and artificial, influences not only how a room looks, but also how a room feels.

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make a headphone stand

DIY Headphone Stand

This headphone stand is a great place to hang your headphones when they're not in use and it's a quick and easy project.

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plan for moving day

Plan Your Move

Packing up your home is an essential task before moving and you should start at least a month before your moving date.

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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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bosch psn 1800 LI-2 at takealot

Good Buy

Beginner DIY or looking to add tools to your collection, the Bosch PSB 1800 LI-2 Impact Drill/Driver is a great way to start.

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celebrate braai month

Celebrate Braai Month

Celebrate Braai month and Heritage Day with some lekker sosaties courtesy of My Kitchen magazine.

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pratley frogzeggz

A Creative 'Spirit'

FrogzEggz® is going ‘old school’ this Halloween, allowing children and families to bring back true creative expression.

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lanzerac wine estate

Int'l Pinotage Day

Celebrate 60 years of Pinotage at Lanzerac this International Pinotage Day 12th of October, 2019

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itc roofing workshop

ITC Workshop

Ready to raise your Roofing Game? ITC workshop on Building Regulations & Standards of Timber Roof Trusses.

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how to add more storage to bedroom

More Storage For All

In a small home, tiny flat or compact townhouse, making the best use of space around the bed frees up valuable floor space for a less cluttered bedroom.

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how to make a small townhouse look bigger

Big On Design!

Those planning to buy a townhouse must know how to decorate it cleverly to maximise space inside the property.

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repair and restore wooden window frames

Love Your Windows

While some homeowners are opting for uPVC window frames, nothing beats the look of natural wood frames.

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easy wal to hang gallery wall

Create Gallery Wall

I finally got round to hanging up my wall gallery - and this is a great way to hang art if you rent your home.

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finding the perfect coffee table

A Perfect Fit

Unless you have a knack for design, finding the perfect pieces of furniture to fit into your home can be difficult.

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recipe chicken and chive pasta

Chicken & Chive Pasta

Creamy Smoked Chicken & Chive pasta pairs wonderfully with the new Spier Seaward Chardonnay 2018.

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repair rotten wood front door

Restore Your Investment

Your beautiful wood front door is the centerpiece of your entryway but it is not impervious to the elements.

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always use a digital detector before drilling into walls

Don't Risk It

When hanging pictures on the staircase wall, we used a digital detector before drilling holes... thank goodness we did!

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don't use too much chalk paint

Too Much Paint?

I've had quite a few readers contact me for tips on using chalk paint, after their own projects turned out looking awful.

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how to fix recurring cracks

Recurring Cracks?

Treat recurring cracks the right way and they shouldn't bother you on a regular basis.

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interior design makeover for old mutual hq

Sleek Makeover

A sleek and contemporary space that boasts improved functionality and 5 floors - each with their own aesthetic identity.

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how to make vintage or antique decorative mirror

Simple & Affordable

Wanting to fill a blank wall, I decided to add some decorative mirrors with a vintage effect to hang onto the wall.

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make a swinging bedside shelf

Quick Project

Bring back childhood memories of fun with this swinging bedside shelf that will hang next to your bed.

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hang curtains the easy way

Install Track & Curtains

If you have never installed a curtain rail or track, or hung curtains before, here's an easy way to do it!

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buyers market for property investment

Doom And Gloom?

There is uncertainty surrounding land expropriation, and more than a few homeowners have expressed concerns.

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Bosch Blue and Bosch Green competition

Competition Now Open

Here is your opportunity to win a share of Bosch Power Tools to the value of R20 000, plus Bosch Goodie Bags.

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heritage day at spier

Celebrate Heritage Day

Spier is offering visitors four delicious ways to celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September 2019.

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