Rolled tube wine bottle holder

If you feel that weaving with rolled newspaper to make baskets might be too much for you, in this project you roll newspaper tubes to create an attractive wine bottle holder - and it won't cost anything other than a few supplies that you probably already have.


Colourful newspaper baskets

I have spent hours looking for projects on rolled newspaper and have discovered so many easy ways to use rolled newspaper to make baskets in various shapes and sizes. I like this newspaper basket project because of the colours the basket were painted - and it's so easy!


Weaving newspaper storage baskets

I have just discovered how easy it is to weave a basket using newspaper! It's so simple to roll paper tubes out of newspaper and then weave the tubes into a basket.



Create a chalkboard calendar

Whether you have one in your home office, in the kitchen (on the back of a door), or in a children's bedroom, a chalkboard wall calendar allows you to keep track of important events, celebrations and things to do.


Portable lazy susan rotating turntable

This portable lazy susan rotating turntable can be placed on a dining table or on a buffet for easy access to a variety of snacks. If you are setting up a table for entertaining, make this quick and easy lazy susan turntable out of a stainless steel tray.


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Make a decorative peg wreath

Who would have thought that boring household pegs could be transformed into something so charming. Grab some pegs, Rust-Oleum 2X hunter green spray paint and a few decorative supplies.


Add a touch of sparkle to accent furniture

If you really want to make your accent furniture stand out and shine, then you need to add a touch of sparkle. Metallic finishes have been trendy for some time, and indications are that they will continue to be popular. B


PVC pipe festive decor

Not everyone wants to put up a traditional Christmas tree with all the trimmings, especially if you have a home full of children and pets! This year there are plenty of ideas for alternative Christmas trees that look just as gorgeous - and they take up less space and are safer.


Make your own curtain tiebacks

Love the idea of making my own curtain tiebacks with items that can be found at your local Builders Warehouse - and that won't cost much either. These curtain tiebacks are made using hardware, copper pipe and rope.


A dining room suite goes gloss!

While painted wood is not everyone's cup of tea, where hand-me-down furniture just doesn't fit in with your decor, a can or two of Rust-Oleum spray paint can totally transform and revamp a dining suite in a weekend.


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Book caddy or shelf

This book caddy retail at around R1200 if you had to buy them ready made. Make your own and it will cost you nothing if you use any offcuts lying around, or R600 for a sheet of 16mm SupaWood and you can then make 3 or 4 units from one sheet.


Rust-Oleum for hardware, handles and knobs

Replacing hardware, handles and knobs is a reasonable easy project, but can also be an expensive one. Instead of replacing bathroom fittings, knobs and handles - use Rust-Oleum Universal or Metallic effect spray paint to give hardware an affordable and instant makeover.


Lace and spray paint for furniture

Some years back I posted an article on using lace and spray paint to dress up a cabinet. This technique has resurfaced and there are beautiful examples of lace spray painted furniture. It's an easy way to dress up a dated piece and put a new twist on old furniture.


Revamp secondhand bargains

Browsing for bargains on sites such as Gumtree, OLX and Bid or Buy and other online auction sites, is fun - and you are bound to pick up a great buy sooner or later. Being able to revamp secondhand bargains is easy with a can or two of Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint.


Paint dipped effect with Rust-Oleum spray paint

Using a can of Rust-Oleum 2X satin blossom white and a can of Rust-Oleum Universal pure gold, I sprayed the stool for my bedroom.


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Distressed furniture with Rust-Oleum spray paint

Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint is an affordable way to paint furniture and there are easy ways to distress spray painted furniture if you want to create a vintage or shabby chic look. Here's how to spray paint and distress furniture.


Spray hinges, handles, knobs and hardware

Because we have limited options when it comes to hardware - particularly hinges - for DIY furniture projects, it's sometimes necessary to make a plan and paint hinges to match the look or style of a piece being made.


Revamp garden or patio furniture

If you're a fan of Home-Dzine, you know how much I love using Rust-Oleum spray paint in and around the home. It's the most amazing spray paint ever and can be used on so many surfaces to instantly transform or add colour.


How to spray paint like a pro

Being able to spray paint properly allows you transform a wide range of objects, from decor accessories to furniture. Secondhand finds and dated or drab furniture can easily and affordably become favourite pieces simply with a coat or two of Rust-Oleum spray paint.


Restore steel garden furniture

It's officially spring, which means spending more time outdoors.... yah! But if your steel garden furniture is an eyesore, it's time to grab your Dremel Multitool and sanding ring, as well as a can of Rust-Oleum Universal spray paint.


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Make a PVC pipe laptop stand

Here's an inexpensive and fun way to make a laptop stand using PVC plumbing pipe that you will find at your local Builders Warehouse. If you prefer a more industrial look, use copper pipe as an alternative.


Great uses for Rust-Oleum spray paint

Pop into your local Builders Warehouse for a can or two of  Rust-Oleum spray paint in your favourite colours and get creative. Here are some great ideas for using Rust-Oleum spray paint for projects in and around the home.


Secondhand dresser revamp

Buying secondhand furniture is a great way to find those old pieces that you can work magic with. A little sanding and touch up here and there, a coat of Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint, and you have a beautifully revamped piece of furniture for your home.


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Makeover garden furniture with Rust-Oleum

Give me half a chance and I will talk for hours on the joy of using Rust-Oleum spray paints for projects in and around the home. There simply is no spray paint that comes close to Rust-Oleum, and their range of products is amazing.


Dress up plain glasses with Rust-Oleum

If you are planning a party or special event and want to add a dash of glam, then these gold painted drinking glasses are just the thing. Grab a can of Rust-Oleum Universal metallic in pure gold, and a Rust-Oleum gold leaf paint pen.


Paint wicker furniture

Whether you already own wicker furniture that needs a makeover, or you discover secondhand wicker furniture, Rust-Oleum spray paint allows you an easy and affordable way to update and transform wicker furniture and accessories.


Dandelion triptych

I have been wanting to make a dandelion triptych for ages and a recent experiment using relief paint and aluminium foil to make a picture frame got me to thinking about the perfect idea.



Make your own embellished letters

Take a look around your home and you are bound to come across odd pieces of broken jewellery, single earrings, buttons and other items that you can use to create your own embellished letters. It's so easy...


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