Storage chest or toybox for nursery or bedroom

This storage chest is just the thing for a nursery or child's bedroom. It has plenty of room for toys, clothes or nursery accessories. Plus, at the base of he storage chest there are drawers for disposable nappies, and a secret compartment at the back that will come in handy.


DIY workshop storage cubes

If you need storage in your workshop, these plywood cubes are just the thing. You can make them any size you want and add more battens to increase the amount of storage capacity for screws, accessories, hardware and more.


Rustic pine or reclaimed wood egg holder

We have been making this rustic pine egg holder at some of our DIY Divas Beginner Workshops and I thought that it was time to share! It's a nice and easy project to make for your own kitchen, or to give to someone as a gift.


Add rustic charm to a guest bedroom

Here's an easy way to add rustic charm to a bedroom by adding pine moulding and trim to create a feature wall behind the bed. You can paint or stain the pine to match the existing decor and add a few accessories to dress up a cosy guest bedroom.


Make an indoor swing

Perfect for an enclosed patio or sunroom, or even for a family room, this indoor swing is easy to make if you have basic DIY skills, plus you will find everything you need for this project at your local Builders Warehouse.


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Quick and easy wall shelves

So many rooms have empty space that could be used for storage shelves. Installing shelves is a quick and easy project - one that anyone can do - with a bit of DIY savvy. In this bathroom an alcove does duty as a laundry corner and adding shelves makes so much difference!


DIY barn-style sliding door

A barn-style sliding door is a reasonably simple project that uses reclaimed wood and hardware. A sliding style allows for move living space than a conventional door, plus the lightweight design means you can make larger doors close off or divide up a space.


Comfortable sunroom or patio chaise

I love to stretch out on a hot summer's day with a good book and a cool glass of wine. This comfortable chaise is simply a basic pine frame upholstered with a layer of foam and wrapped in fabric.


DIY outdoor slat chairs

If you need chairs for outdoors, these slat chairs are very comfortable and would look good on a deck or patio, or when creating a cosy corner to sit and relax.



Outdoor furniture from timber pallets

Danny in Durban turned raw wood pallets into outdoor garden furniture for his home. Wood pallets that are manufactured locally for deliveries within South Africa are the safest to use.



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DIY mobile bar

This mobile bar is practical and easy to make and perfect to wheel out for when you are entertaining or special events. Made using 16mm PG Bison SupaWood and painted in your choice of colours, you can make in a day and party the same evening!


Door frame mounted child's swing

This practical door frame mounted swing is so easy to make and the most expensive item is the tension rod, although you can mount using rail holders and an aluminium rod, which is a far cheaper option.


Reading corner for outdoor kids

If your kids love spending time outdoors but you're worried about them spending too much time in the sun, this reading corner is just the thing.



Galvanised pipe clothing racks and rails

We have previously featured quite a few projects and inspired decor ideas using galvanised pipe. Now we would like to show you a complete range of galvanised pipe clothes racks and rails that will inspire you to grab your power tools!


PlayHive... modern alternative to a jungle gym

No space for a jungle gym? You don't need much space for a playhive. Originally designed by thoughtbarn, the playhive is a playground structure that anyone with some DIY savvy can assemble in a weekend.


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Decorative mirrors for a home

If you have some time on your hands, making a set of decorative mirrors is not as difficult as you think. A set of three decorative mirrors similar to the ones in this project normally retail at about R2500, but you can make your own for a fraction of the cost.


Simple way to build a window seat

Whether you are fitting a window seat into a squared-off space or a bay window recess, the framing process is the same. A long, narrow space under a window is the perfect space for adding a window seat.


DIY ideas for kid's rooms

Decorating a kiddies bedroom can be expensive when it comes to adding fun accessories, that's why we have put together a selection of DIY decor crafts and projects that you can do in a day (or on a weekend) to add colour and interest to any child's bedroom.


Do-it-yourself bookshelves

Moving around the furniture in our living room meant that the wall where the sofa was originally placed was empty. Since this is the first wall you see when you enter the room, it offered the perfect opportunity to create a feature with some DIY shelves perfect for display.


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 PG Bison SupaWood and you can then make 3 or 4 units from one sheet.


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