motion activated sensor light

Motion Activated Light

The Tork Craft TCFL 500 motion activated ceiling tri-light is a simple installation that screws in like a light bulb

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diamond tufted headboards

Luxurious Headboards

Whatever the setting, a diamond-tufted headboard instantly becomes a feature in the bedroom.

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upcycle furniture

Upcycled Dresser

Furniture in need of a makeover? Try this paint and paper method and completely transform a plain piece of furniture!

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unique bird feeder

Bird Feeder

Made using PAR pine, this unique bird feeder is a simple project that looks stunning when hung up in the garden.

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hex tiles for backsplash

Move Over Subway Tile

While subway tile continues to dominate the kitchen backsplash, there's a new tile on the wall that is timeless and elegant.

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Because You Love It!

Celebrating 22 years with Hobby-X in Joburg from 7 to 10 March, 2019 at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate

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kreg on special

February Special

From Kreg hardware jigs to the Kreg Master Jig systems, take advantage of the special offer on Kreg tools.

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lattice feature wall

Feature Wall

See how easy it is to paint a dynamic feature wall with a lattice pattern using paint and masking tape.

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crafts with pasta and paint

Pasta & Paint!

Pasta can be used in a variety of different ways and we've compiled a selection of pasta crafts that the kids will love.

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shelves that make a statement

Statement Shelves

Shelves don't only have to store things. You can also design and make as a knock-out feature for walls in a home.

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Sculptural Painting

Evgenia Ermilova uses sculptural painting to create the most beautiful works of art, decorative pieces and wall panels.

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storage sling for wall mounting

Sew Simple!

If you need extra storage in a kids bedroom or to store shoes, this wall-mounted sling is easy to make.

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Germs In A Kitchen

A survey by NSF reveals appliances and utensils in the kitchen that host the most germs and bacteria.

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prepare for power outages

Are You Prepared?

Eskom advises that load shedding will be implemented at short notice. Are you prepared for power outages?

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diy laundry organiser

Laundry Organiser

This laundry organiser can be made to fit on the back of a door or in your laundry, to help organise laundry days.

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sustainable garden design

Sustainable - Small Scale

Even if your outdoor space is a small balcony, you can establish a thriving sustainable herb and veggie garden.

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luxe on a budget

Luxe On A Budget

Bringing a touch of luxury into your home doesn't necessarily mean you have to spend a fortune with these 6 easy tips.

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vencasa magnistretch mattress

Improve Your Health

A mattress change your health for the better if you invest in the MagniStretch Mattress from Magniflex.

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pratley kraftex

Pratley Kraftex

What better way to show your appreciation this month of love than by making a hand-made gift.

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mitre box and backsaw

Good Buy

Having recently bought a couple of mitre box and backsaw sets, I wanted to share this bargain buy with you.

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nbr regulations

Enforcing Regulations

ITC-SA has developed an inspectorate process to assist in the enforcement of National Building Regulations (NBR)

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career in diy

Career In DIY

Judging by the emails I have received so far, there is an increasing demand for skills training in the DIY sector.

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diy balance board

Balance Board

Here's an easy way to make a home made balance board using plywood for home workouts.

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Sailor inspired bedroom

Ship Ahoy!

If you are looking for ideas to decorate a nursery or bedroom, this sailor-inspired theme might be just the thing.

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happy valentine's day

We Love You!

Wishing all our faithful readers a Happy Valentine's Day. May you share the love with someone special.

buy dremel multitool on special

I Love DIY!

February is the month of love and what better way to express your love of DIY than with a Dremel Multitool!

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itc sa at construction expo


ITC-SA has partnered with KZN Construction Expo to highlight timber construction expertise to the province.

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plascon shades of autumn

Shades Of Autumn

Plascon’s Colour Forecast 2019 provides the ideal palette to achieve this look and feel for welcoming the Autumn months.

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2019 trends

2019 Trend Alert

2019 has plenty of trends to up your mood, give a home a healthy vibe and update your home.

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dti stakeholder workshop

DTI Workshop

The Department of Trade and Industry invites you to a workshop on the promo-tion of the use of timber in construction.

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valentine decor ideas

Month Of Love

Specially for Valentine's Day, we have selection of ideas to inspire you for decorating your home.

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best value for money clamps

Value For Money

This Saturday at DIY Divas we did a mini test to find the best clamp for our project from a varied selection.

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baby playhouse project

Quick Project

This colourful baby playhouse is great for keeping little ones occupied while you catch up on housework or office work.

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coviva retrofit smartbox

Coviva Retrofit

Retrofitting older building stock with ‘smart’ automation solutions is now possible with the latest Hager system.

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festool range of dust extractors

Dust-Free Job Sites

Festool explains why clean air on the construction sites is important - for health reasons, longer tool life and work quality.

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elegant bathroom ideas

Elegant Bath Ideas

It's easy to give any bathroom a new look without ripping out tiles and sanitary ware - simply refresh accessories.

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soft close hinges and runners

Soft-Close Hardware

If you want to give your kitchen a modern update, installing soft-close hinges and drawer sliders is an inexpensive solution. 

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coral barn door

Statement Feature

Add a statement to your living spaces with a beautiful barn door finished with Rust-Oleum Coral spray paint.

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make a pet bed

Bed For Fred!

Upcycle an old cabinet or cupboard into a bedside cabinet that's also a comfortable bed for your pet.

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flawless finish for doors

Flawless Finish

If you use the correct method, good paint and quality paintbrushes you can easily achieve a flawless finish for doors.

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tork craft on special

Today Only!

It's Woodworking Wednesday and your time to take advantage of some great special offers.

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buy bosch blue on special

On Special

Add to your tool collection with these Bosch 'Blue' Power Tools on special at Builders.

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valentine diy craft ideas

Time To Love

Spraymate has just launched Rose Gold as part of its colour range, and I used this to finish off my Valentine Heart Clock.

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tork craft oscillating power tool

New From Tork Craft

The Tork Craft 12V cordless oscillating tool is on par with some of the best when it comes to features and technology.

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plaster dipped silk flowers

Plaster Flowers

Dress up containers with your own beautiful plaster-dipped flowers for an everlasting display.

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deorex durban

Decorex Durban

Friday 22 to Sunday 24 March 2019, Decorex Durban is where you can expect to see the finest concepts and products.

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lighting a pantry

Cupboard Lights

Gelmar EcoLED Cupboard Lights are perfect for lighting up a pantry or cupboard.

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plascon summer interiors

Summer Interiors

This year trends are pointing towards glamorous, bold & stimulating interiors that relieve stress & enable better focus.

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laminated or painted

Which Is Better?

When making items for your home you have the option to choose between laminated board or painting SupaWood.

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make a gift box

Easy Gift Boxes

We have previously used coloured card to make gift boxes and here's another gift box ideas for small gifts and treats.

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2019 design indaba

Design Indaba 2019

Design Indaba - 27 Feb to 1 Mar 2019 - showcases the hottest talents across a range of creative sectors.

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recycle cardboard

Beauty Product Holder

I'm all for recycling and using cardboard boxes, like this box turned into a handy beauty product holder.

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new rhinoboard products

New Products

Two RhinoBoard products within Saint-Gobain’s Gyproc stable have received international accreditation.

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valentines day treats

Valentine Treats

These Valentine's Day treats not only look good - they taste good too! Plus they are easy to bake.

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fired earth breakthrough

5-In-1 Paint

Fired Earth Breakthrough is a fibre reinforced sealer, primer, waterproofer, undercoat and top coat.

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plascons nutmeg dust

Go Nude!

Forget red this Valentine’s Day! This February we’re loving dreamy, optimistic Nutmeg Dust.

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how to age wood

How To Age Wood

We offer some helpful tips on giving new wood, particularly if you are using pine, an aged or distressed look.

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tips for extending a home

Home Extensions

A home extension or addition is a useful way to add floor space and value to your home.

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kreg on special

Router Tables

This Woodworking Wednesday you can buy either the Benchtop Router Table or Kreg Precision Router Table System.

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valentine cushion

A Snuggle Cushion

Use wool to cover a cushion to create a shaggy snuggle cushion for your loved for Valentine's Day.

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upholstered bench

Easy Upholstered Bench

You can make this easy Upholstered Bench with hairpin legs and wrap it in your own hand painted fabric.

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bas relief plaster technique

Bas Relief Technique

Marta loves to experiment with a variety of materials, including this gorgeous bas relief rose panel using plaster of Paris.

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seamless transition from indoors to outdoors

Indoors To Outdoors

This beautiful townhouse combines the best of indoor and outdoor living to take advantage of our glorious weather.

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a home that kills you

Carcinogens In A Home

Believe it or not, there are quite a few things in and around your home that can cause cancer.

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pullout pantry

Pullout Storage

This pullout pantry is a great addition to a kitchen - the pullout drawers make it easy to find and access what you need.

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coffee table that's also a workout bench

Dual-Purpose Table

If you live in a compact home you dual-purpose furniture. This coffee table can be converted into a workout bench.

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make a gift box

Gift Box Idea

Make your own inexpensive Valentine gift boxes using coloured card and give to your loved one this Valentine's Day.

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tool specials at gelmar

Get Your Groove On!

February is the month of love and what better way to love DIY than with these products on special offer at Gelmar!

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heart shaped placemats

Heart Shaped Placemats

Treat your loved one to a special evening with these heart shaped leather, pleather or vinyl placemats.

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