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Coffee Table

Use pine and mitre joints to make this coffee table. An easy DIY project, you can make your own table in a weekend.

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Mobile Bar

You can buy a pine workbench at Builders and turn it into a Mobile Bar in a weekend. We show you how...

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Which Glue?

Here's some advice on choosing the right wood glue for your next DIY furniture or decor project.

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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!

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Cold Floors?

When winter hits, concrete or tiled floors are cold underfoot. Add colour, pattern, texture and warmth with a floor rug.

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Sexy Legs!

When making your own furniture, having the right legs or feet to finish off makes all the difference.

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Make It

Use laminated pine shelving and pine planks to make a child's single bed or a couple of storage shelves and cubbies.

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Concealed Hinge

Follow these instructions for easy mounting of Euro, concealed or pot hinges on cabinets and doors.

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Embrace Space

When you live in a small home you need to embrace the space. Love the home you live in!

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Colour Coded

Now it's even easier to find the right drill bit for your project, with the Eureka colour-coded packaging.

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Rose Gold

Finishing Touches have launched a double pole set finished in rose gold to highlight your window treatments.

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Extra Bedroom

Using the space in an attic for an extra bedroom is the sensible option if you have limited grounds to extend out.

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Save on Sanding

Whether you're sanding a small area or large projects, here's a way to save time and money when sanding.

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Black is Back

Decorating with black is back, and what better way to add refined sophistication to living spaces.

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The Right Screw

With so many different types of screws to choose from, it can be difficult to choose the right one.

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Modern Mirrors

Mirrors can be used to reflect and bounce light around a room, create the illusion of space, or to let your living spaces shine.

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Don't Slip!

When planning a bathroom renovation or new installation, think carefully about the finish on the tiles you want to install.

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Table Router

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.

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Winter Arrives

The cold (wet) front is on its way. If you've been putting off essential winter projects - time to get these done... quickly.

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Caulking Kit

Invest in a handy 4-piece Caulking Set consisting of 2-in-1 scraper and 3 edging tools for perfect edges.

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Office Desk

Take a look at how easy it is to set up your own home office with laminated pine shelving or pine plywood.

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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.

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Cutting Edge

Bessey cutting technologies represent a tradition in the manufacture of tin snips going back more than 70 years.

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Closet Design

For a closet or a walk-through area, you want to design a dressing room or closet that meets all your needs.

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Pockethole Joinery

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.

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Kohler on Display

Kohler have collaborated with expert designers at Design Joburg from 12 – 14 May, where designs will be showcased.

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Gift Ideas

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.

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BuildersBox

BuildersBox - a 2-story specialised paint store in an adapted shipping container - has opened its doors in Jabulani.

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Circular Ottoman

This weekend the DIY Divas made a circular, upholstered ottoman. We show you how.

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Treepedia

Treepedia recently added Cape Town, Durban and Joburg as its first African cities.

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Wall Finishes

Why tile when you can inject colour, texture and personality into a home with decorative plasters and wall finishes.

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Pave The Way

Clay & concrete paving bricks are durable, low maintenance, add aesthetic appeal and increase the value of a home.

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Modern Blinds

Time to declutter and get a modern look? Take off your curtain track and curtains and replace with blinds.

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Rhino Conservation

Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA has announced a 3-year sponsorship of the SANParks Honorary Rangers to protect rhinos.

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Resore Wood

Painted furniture is a trend. But what if you don't like painted furniture and want to restore it to its original condition?

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Affordable Solar

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.

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Shadowboxes

To display my African art, I wanted to make shadowboxes. Here's a way to make your own basic shadowboxes.

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DIY Kitchen

Over the course of the few months, I will be ripping out my old kitchen and installing a DIY kitchen from scratch.

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Thank You!

DIY Divas ask for your comments and they'll enter you in the draw to win a product hamper valued at R10 000!

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Free Training

Prominent Paints is addressing the skills shortage with free paint courses for experienced and inexperienced painters.

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Decorate for warmth

We offer some tips on creating a welcoming, warm home without totally overhauling your living spaces.

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Knitted Pouffe

A knitted pouffe adds warmth and texture to the winter home and is great for lounging in front of the fire.

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DIY Vase Ideas

If your mom loves fresh flowers, why not make a personally decorated vase using one of these beautiful DIY vase ideas.

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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!

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Tool Safety

While DIY should be enjoyable, let's not forget about a safety when using woodworking and power tools.

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Seashell Crafts

Holidays are the perfect opportunity to go walking on the beach in search of seashells to try one of these projects.

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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.

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Clean Blinds

Cleaning vertical blinds can be a mission, but there are a few tricks that you can use to keep your blinds dust free.

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Workbench Range

Bessey has expanded its adapter range for use of its clamping elements on all common workbenches.

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Pet Teepee

Teepees are a wonderful idea for pet beds, and you can easily make your own.

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Mantel Clock

Show off your woodworking skills with a Kreg Pockethole Jig and make this surprisingly simple mantel clock.

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Painting Tips

Prominent Paints know about paint, and this month they have even more painting tips you'll find handy.

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Prominent Paints Sale

With specials this good, you would be forgiven for thinking that this sale was an April fool’s joke!

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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.

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Feed The Birds!

Use offcuts, Rust-Oleum 2X spray paint and recycled plastic bottles to make these colourful bird feeders.

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Bird House

This skinny, 3 story home earns its money on Airbnb and has a very interesting floor plan.

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Enbellishments

Now you can purchase Shabby Chic onlays and embellishments locally for easy delivery and at an affordable price.

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Office Alcove

Here's a super-easy way to create a cosy area for a stylish home office without too much fuss.

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Clean Air

Adding air purifying plants not only benefits air quality, but also removes toxins that we breathe.

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Home Automation

From your smartphone or tablet, you can now command virtually any system and device, from anywhere, at any time.

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