Use cement to make your very own concrete 'hands' planter for the garden, or for the home.
Knowing how fix problems before they become disasters can save you lots of money.
You don't need to spend money to add new items to your decor - re-purpose items you already have in new ways.
Here are a few mistakes to avoid to ensure your laundry days are hassle free and your machine in good condition.
Made of pine, these comfortable chairs are easy to make for a deck or patio, or just for lounging in the garden.
If you buy screws at a certain store, the packaging can be confusing - so check that you buy the right screws.
Off The Grid
Family home built using timber, not only to tread lightly on its surroundings, but to pay tribute to the earthy landscape.
Spring isn't far away, and it's time to grab the pool test kit and cleaning equipment to get a pool ready for swimming season!
When you're making your own furniture or decor accessories, a countersink bit allows you to disguise screws.
Just the perfect size for a toddler's bedroom - make a mini bedside cabinet and paint in your choice of colour.
This Saturday, the DIY Divas in Durban made their very own Upholstered Storage Ottoman.
We offer some key facts and guidance on common myths around automating your home.
Tork Craft introduce two new Laser Distance Meters . Both have their own unique features.
The Call for Entry for the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened and is inviting entries for its 2018 round.
Timber is poised to be at the forefront of energy efficient and sustainable design and construction in South Africa.
Rawlplug has complete branded kits with all that you need for the job - plugs, screws, and even the drill bit.
One of the most exciting things about being a woman is to express yourself in your own space.
We offer some tips on removing bitumen (tar-based adhesive) and contact adhesives from floors.
There's something to be said about decluttering and cleaning out a home in readiness for the warmer months ahead.
Happy Women's Day
To celebrate Women's Day, Tools4Wood have a special on a Kickstart Power Tools with Accessories bundle.
On Saturday 12 August, the DIY Divas in Randpark Ridge will host an Intermediate Power Tools Workshop.
You've got the power tools, but you're finding it hard to source accessories or replacement parts.
Recycling what you already have can be fun, and we added some prickly cactus crafts that the whole family can make.
Here's a nifty - and easy - way to add clouds to a kids' bedroom in more ways than one - for fun!
SupaWood contains a low level of Urea Formaldehyde. We offer tips on cutting & sanding SupaWood with safety in mind.
It's time to look at getting your outdoor space ready for entertaining, or just for summer relaxation.
Garden centres will soon be brimming with spring plants. Here are some ideas for a beautiful display of colour.
If you want a lawn in tip-top condition for summer, now is the time to get going with Spring lawn care and treatment.
This weekend saw the launch of DIY Divas Durban when they held their first beginners and intermediate workshops.
We have partnered with Tools4Wood to make it easier for you to buy the power tools you need to get started with DIY.
If you haven't yet got round to trimming overgrown trees and large shrubs, now is the time to do it.
Don't forget to buy issue 26 of Easy DIY magazine for instructions on how to make a coffee table with a sliding top.
East Rand Spring Festival, Carnival City in September - 2 days of family fun, live entertainment, markets and giveaways.
The ITC-SA will host a free CPD-accredited workshop on the legal aspects of SANS 10400 Part L: Roofs.
When making furniture, you want it to look as perfect as possible. Here's a quick tip that adds a professional finish.
See how a luxury, 5-star game lodge in Botswana transformed its outdoor and indoor spaces using Cemcrete.
Join the DIY Divas for a variety of Beginner and Furniture Workshop in Joburg, Pretoria and Durban.
Visit the Working with Wood Show, hosted at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University - George Campus.
This project shows how to hang wallpaper - the paintable kind - to cover up defects on a wall.
With Rust-Oleum Aged and Smoked Glaze you can add a vintage touch to your Chalked chalk paint projects.
Now there is one tool that replaces both an angle grinder and a circular saw... The Dremel DSM20.
From the Spraymate stable comes Bravo - exclusive to Builders Warehouse and in bold trendy colours.
Woodoc Water-Borne and Solvent-Based Sealers allow a homeowner to update wood floors in colourful finishes.
Oh My Goodness!
Chef Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Matilda have developed a range of delicious and healthy meals for kids.
Kohler showerheads featuring Katalyst technology, will bring create a showering experience of sheer freedom and bliss.
Road Show in PMB
The Working with Wood Show hits Pietermaritzburg this year from 22 to 25 September at the Royal Show Grounds.
When working with pine defects are unavoidable. Here's a quick fix for very visible knots in pine.
We all want the best for our kids, and today that means helping them buy their first starter home.
Design-A-Bed have added 2 beds to their range. These beautiful beds are designed for little girls and young ladies.
Painting can be a messy process, but with these tips from Prominent Paints painting is easier and simpler.
Vermont Sales has given their customer Training Academy centre a complete new face lift.
A cosy corner set aside as a reading nook is a place where young children can sit and enjoy books.
Make It Home
Living in a rental property can be hard if your landlord won't let you do the little things that make a house a home.
A DIY bathroom reno can save you money and you can do the work as and when you have the time and budget.
If you cut your own wood to size, it's important to factor in the thickness of the cutting blade.
Use this console table to divide up a room, or place it behind a sofa and against the wall to add a shelf.
A bookshelf is one of the most practical pieces of storage furniture. We look at ideas for vamping up a steel bookshelf.
When decorating a nursery, you'll want to use eco-friendly, non-toxic and organic materials in the room.
A rain gauge allows you to keep track of summer or winter rainfall, and this simple rain gauge is made by recycling a plastic juice bottle.
Installing a motion-sensor floodlight is an easy way to light up your outdoors and add an effective crime deterrent.
Discover how to create your very own 'She Shed' - #livingdream - at Decorex Joburg this August.
If your walls are not smooth and you don't know what to do, paintable wallpaper might be just the solution for you.
Dress up the faded fabric on upholstered dining chairs with chalk paint and refresh your dining set.
From being tucked away out of sight to a central feature in a home, kitchens have evolved into the hub of the home.
Plant growth slows down during the winter - so grab your garden shears and get pruning!
Slasto & Slate
If left unsealed, slasto and slate tiles will start to flake. Applying a sealer reduces the risk of this.
Ally Moir will be hosting a variety of DIY Divas Workshops from her venue in Durban North.
Before you toss out those holey woollens, take a look at how you can repurpose or reuse them.
Today, it's easy to make your own furniture. Janice Anderssen offers some tips on what tools you'll need.
Summer always calls for some trendy changes to our homes to revitalise and invigorate our indoor spaces.
Macramé has taken a new twist (excuse the pun!) and you can use t-shirt yarn or plarn to make macramé hangers.
It's important to ensure you rout in the right direction. This informative video shows how.