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The December holidays are creeping ever closer and the Summer rains are finally finding their afternoon storm routine. This is an ideal time to get stuck into your garden and re-evaluate just how water-wise your garden really is. Here are four redesign ideas to make sure your garden is both beautiful and water-wise.
Learn how to recognise some water-wise...Read More
Let’s start putting that “fun-things-to-do-with-the-kids-during-holidays” plan together and why not start with a fun gingerbread house that can sit comfortably next to the Christmas tree? Make this easy kids DIY Gingerbread House
For your very own gingerbread house, you need a dough recipe that has structural qualities. In other words, you need a recipe that will not puff up and...Read More
This DIY Christmas tree advent calendar is a simple, minimalistic approach to the traditional advent calendar. There are 25 holes drilled in this tree, leaving a place to hang an ornament a day in December. You can also use this instead of a traditional Christmas Tree, and still have a place to hang your favourite ornaments.
(1) 1/2″ Thick, Quarter Sheet, Plywood
Today we are contemplating our holiday destination for December. Should we spend a few thousand on a holiday or rather spend the money on our bathroom renovation? If done correctly, bathroom renovations will enhance your state of living to such an extent that staying home will feel like a holiday.
A bathroom renovation will also increase the value of your property and adapt to your current...Read More
A look into the colourful world of Clarens, South Africa by Martin Hiller van Rensburg.
At the foothill of the Maloti Mountain lies the charming town of Clarens. It is one of those towns that everyone has been to and everyone keeps talking about – except me. So, over the Heritage Day weekend, I decided it was time to change that. I loaded the husband and furkids into my car and arranged to...Read More
What is a Christmas without fruit cake? You get two types of people, those who love fruit cake and those who don’t. Whether it is your favourite or not, when making it, make sure you have a fabulous recipe that includes loads of cherries, nuts, dates, ginger – all the flavours that Christmas is made of.
The secret to making the perfect fruit cake is to start early. You can start as...Read More
Braaing plays a big part in many South African’s lives. Having a built-in braai at your home will definitely level up your braai status, but it also comes with a handful of things to consider. One of the biggest issues people with indoor or built-in braais have is smoke. Smoke can be a massive hindrance and can quickly take your bring and braai from hero to zero.
We look at the basics when it...Read More
The Christmas season is quickly approaching and with all that has happened this year, this December is bound to be different. The festive season is traditionally about family, food and of course, presents. Here are eight homemade DIY Christmas gift ideas to help you swap time in the shops in return for a more personal touch (and a chance to brush up on your lockdown DIY skills).