Use pine and mitre joints to make this coffee table. An easy DIY project, you can make your own table in a weekend.
You can buy a pine workbench at Builders and turn it into a Mobile Bar in a weekend. We show you how...
Here's some advice on choosing the right wood glue for your next DIY furniture or decor project.
Art of Hygge
Hygge is a word that refers to cosy at home or comfortable at home, and we could all do with a bit of hygge!
When winter hits, concrete or tiled floors are cold underfoot. Add colour, pattern, texture and warmth with a floor rug.
When making your own furniture, having the right legs or feet to finish off makes all the difference.
Use laminated pine shelving and pine planks to make a child's single bed or a couple of storage shelves and cubbies.
Follow these instructions for easy mounting of Euro, concealed or pot hinges on cabinets and doors.
When you live in a small home you need to embrace the space. Love the home you live in!
Now it's even easier to find the right drill bit for your project, with the Eureka colour-coded packaging.
Finishing Touches have launched a double pole set finished in rose gold to highlight your window treatments.
Using the space in an attic for an extra bedroom is the sensible option if you have limited grounds to extend out.
Save on Sanding
Whether you're sanding a small area or large projects, here's a way to save time and money when sanding.
Black is Back
Decorating with black is back, and what better way to add refined sophistication to living spaces.
The Right Screw
With so many different types of screws to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the right one.
Mirrors can be used to reflect and bounce light around a room, create the illusion of space, or to let your living spaces shine.
When planning a bathroom renovation or new installation, think carefully about the finish on the tiles you want to install.
I've had my router table for over a year and reached the stage where I couldn't do without it - or use a conventional router.
The cold (wet) front is on its way. If you've been putting off essential winter projects - time to get these done... quickly.
Invest in a handy 4-piece Caulking Set consisting of 2-in-1 scraper and 3 edging tools for perfect edges.
Take a look at how easy it is to set up your own home office with laminated pine shelving or pine plywood.
Mould on Ceiling
Poor ventilation in a bathroom can lead to mould on a ceiling. We offer a quick tip to get rid of mould and paint over the stain.
Bessey cutting technologies represent a tradition in the manufacture of tin snips going back more than 70 years.
For a closet or a walk-through area, you want to design a dressing room or closet that meets all your needs.
When you invest in a Kreg Pockethole Jig, you want to use it to its full potential. We offer a few tips on avoiding mistakes.
Kohler on Display
Kohler have collaborated with expert designers at Design Joburg from 12 – 14 May, where designs will be showcased.
Mother's Day is coming up. If you're still hunting for a gift idea, we put together a collection of crafty DIY projects to make.
BuildersBox - a 2-story specialised paint store in an adapted shipping container - has opened its doors in Jabulani.
This weekend the DIY Divas made a circular, upholstered ottoman. We show you how.
Treepedia recently added Cape Town, Durban and Joburg as its first African cities.
Why tile when you can inject colour, texture and personality into a home with decorative plasters and wall finishes.
Pave The Way
Clay & concrete paving bricks are durable, low maintenance, add aesthetic appeal and increase the value of a home.
Time to declutter and get a modern look? Take off your curtain track and curtains and replace with blinds.
Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA has announced a 3-year sponsorship of the SANParks Honorary Rangers to protect rhinos.
Painted furniture is a trend. But what if you don't like painted furniture and want to restore it to its original condition?
In South Africa we aren't expected to see the Tesla Solar Roof in the immediate future, but lets hope it's not too long.
To display my African art, I wanted to make shadowboxes. Here's a way to make your own basic shadowboxes.
Over the course of the few months, I will be ripping out my old kitchen and installing a DIY kitchen from scratch.
DIY Divas ask for your comments and they'll enter you in the draw to win a product hamper valued at R10 000!
Prominent Paints is addressing the skills shortage with free paint courses for experienced and inexperienced painters.
Decorate for warmth
We offer some tips on creating a welcoming, warm home without totally overhauling your living spaces.
A knitted pouffe adds warmth and texture to the winter home and is great for lounging in front of the fire.
DIY Vase Ideas
If your mom loves fresh flowers, why not make a personally decorated vase using one of these beautiful DIY vase ideas.
DIY for Mother's Day
Ask a mom who has been to a DIY Divas workshop what gift she would like, and the answer is sure to be... power tools!
While DIY should be enjoyable, let's not forget about a safety when using woodworking and power tools.
Holidays are the perfect opportunity to go walking on the beach in search of seashells to try one of these projects.
Time To Renovate
If your bathroom sad and soggy, and your shower curtain is more grunge than glam, perhaps it's time to consider renovating.
Cleaning vertical blinds can be a mission, but there are a few tricks that you can use to keep your blinds dust free.
Bessey has expanded its adapter range for use of its clamping elements on all common workbenches.
Teepees are a wonderful idea for pet beds, and you can easily make your own.
Show off your woodworking skills with a Kreg Pockethole Jig and make this surprisingly simple mantel clock.
Prominent Paints know about paint, and this month they have even more painting tips you'll find handy.
Prominent Paints Sale
With specials this good, you would be forgiven for thinking that this sale was an April fool’s joke!
Remove Foil Wrap
If you need to refinish cracked or peeling kitchen cabinet doors to paint them, you can do this yourself to save money.
Feed The Birds!
Use offcuts, Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint and recycled plastic bottles to make these colourful bird feeders.
This skinny, 3 story home earns its money on Airbnb and has a very interesting floor plan.
Now you can purchase Shabby Chic onlays and embellishments locally for easy delivery and at an affordable price.
Here's a super-easy way to create a cosy area for a stylish home office without too much fuss.
Adding air purifying plants not only benefits air quality, but also removes toxins that we breathe.
From your smartphone or tablet, you can now command virtually any system and device, from anywhere, at any time.