lighten up the home

Lighten Up

Too often, it's easy to pile on window treatments that make a room feel dark and gloomy.

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make toddler bed

Toddler Bed

Made using PAR pine, this toddler bed is perfect for a child transitioning from cot to first bed.

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fit concealed hinges

Fit Concealed Hinges

I have quite a few gals at our DIY Divas Workshops ask me for more information on fitting concealed hinges.

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bosch pfs 2000 makeover

3-Hour Makeover

Using a Bosch PFS spray system is an easy and professional way to give furniture a brand new look - in 3 hours.

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3 easy way to add colour

Add Colour

If you feel that you living room feels a bit sterile, here are 3 easy ways to add colour, texture and pattern.

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red velvet trifle

Red Velvet Trifle

Finish off your festive celebrations with a more modern take on a popular red velvet cake - red velvet trifle.

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air dry clay bowls

Leaf Print Bowls

Use air dry clay and leaves from the garden to make decorative pressed leaf design clay bowls.

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merrier christmas

Merrier Christmas

Don't hassle about crowded restaurants and bars when you can celebrate with your own sparkle-filled party - at home!

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decorative concrete flower pot

Concrete Flower Pot

Make this decorative plant holder using grey or white cement and display in a simple macramé hanger.

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tool hire inside builders warehouse

Tool Hire

Need to hire tools for a project? Now you can visit Talisman Hire inside select Builders Warehouse stores.

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tork craft adjustable desk

Adjustable Desk

The new Tork Craft Adjustable Stand Desk offers a quick set up for an instant work station.

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good buy

Good Buy

If you're looking for storage for your shoes, this 3-tier mirror front shoe cabinet is a good buy at R1 699.

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transfer flowers to fabric

Easy Gift Idea

Here's a nifty way to use fresh flowers and muslin or lightweight cotton to make your own fashion accessories or gifts.

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install colourful window box

Colourful Ideas

If you have a small garden adding a window box is an easy way to add colourful plants.

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2019 trends for bathrooms

Bathroom Trends

More than just a functional space, bathrooms are also reserved for relaxation.

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cardboard vases

Quick Project

Make decorative cardboard vases using recycled cardboard tubes and a plastic bottle, with some easily added detail.

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diy modern planter

Modern Planter

This modern planter is easy to make using PAR pine that you can buy at any Builders Warehouse.

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chritsmas lantern

Christmas Lantern

This Christmas lantern is made by recycling a plastic juice bottle with some added embellishments.

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style your bed

Style Your Bed

When styling a bed you want it to look perfect, so follow these tips for styling a bed for a master suite or guest bedroom.

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craft projects for the family

Family Crafts

Start a family tradition by making your own Christmas tree ornaments using air dry clay.

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modern garden furniture

Modern Garden Chair

This modern chair can be used indoors or outdoors and is made using 67 x 67mm PAR pine - affordable and easy.

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concrete gift ideas

Concrete Gift Ideas

These decorative concrete ideas are super easy to make and would be great gifts for family and friends.

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Stage 2 implementation

Load Shedding

Eskom has implemented stage 2 load shedding in Johannesburg - just in time for Christmas!

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multi sharp gift ideas

Gifts For All

Multi-Sharp have a selection of practical sharpening tools for home and garden that are great gifts for everyone!

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hussar grill pepper sauce

Hussar Grill

Hussar Grill shares its creamy and rich Pepper Sauce recipe that is guaranteed to pep up a home-cooked steak.

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diy floating wine display

DIY Gift Idea

Perfect for displaying your favourite wines. Designed as a 'floating' wine case that shows off your wine collection.

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add the midas touch

The Midas Touch

Grab a can of your favourite spray paint and add a touch of gold to your decorating this Christmas.

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over skirting

Over Skirting

Not inspired by the range of wood skirtings available, a small passage was finished off with polymer Over Skirting.

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make tassel chandelier

Tassel Chandelier

This quick and easy tassel chandelier will introduce an interesting element to any bedroom.

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hire handyman

Handyman Checklist

Finding a good handyman shouldn't be based on glowing reviews on a home-service website.

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poolside style

Poolside Style

This bland outdoor space receives a transformation with paving paint and a few accessories.

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pine cone wreath

Pine Cone Wreath

This bleached pine cone wreath is made using pine cones, a pool noodle and some LED fairy lights.

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bondic plastic welder

Exciting Innovation

BONDIC Liquid UV Welder - the world's first liquid plastic welder that bonds, builds, fixes and fills in seconds!

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cake tin cork board

Quick Project

Re-purpose old baking tins and cake tin lids into practical cork memo boards for a home office.

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fresh berry pavlova

Berry Pavlova

This gorgeous pavlova looks as good as it tastes and is the perfect finish to your festive celebrations.

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plywood pegboard

Pegboard Wall Shelf

This wall-mounted pegboard is simple to assemble and can be used for storage or to display accessories.

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refresh for the holidays

Quick Refresh For A Home

If you have guests arriving over the holidays, you'll want your home to look fresh and welcoming.

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blinds for every budget

Blinds For Every Budget

Give your living spaces a refreshed look by choosing blinds that complement your decorating style.

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burlap ribbon wreath

Burlap Wreath

Burlap is an inexpensive fabric and it's ideal for making your own affordable festive wreath.

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ping pong table

Ping-Pong Table

This ping-pong table is a great way to keep the kids occupied during school holidays and over the festive season.

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all natural christmas

Natural Table Decor

Simple and elegant, nature provides us with so many options for setting a natural festive table that's affordable for all.

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shelf or room divider

Shelf Or Divider

This easy to assemble shelf unit can also double as a room divider, and you can choose your own finished look.

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make a garden bench

Pine Garden Bench

Make this rustic pine 3-seater bench for comfortable seating on a patio or entertainment area.

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DIY pullout pantry for kitchen

Pullout Pantry

Pullout pantry for storage in a kitchen. The unit easily fits it into an empty corner, or replaces an existing floor unit.

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festive craft ideas

Holiday Crafts

Cupcake liners are an easy way to make festive decorations for decorating your home for Christmas, or for any occasion.

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