August is finally here and it is almost time to wave winter goodbye. It is also Women’s month and a special month for us here at HOMEMAKERS as we are an almost fully-run female company. We share stories about influential women in media and how they can inspire you too to make the next dynamic move in your life.
With a colder winter than usual, we must say we are ready to embrace the warmer months with both arms. Homeowners are prepping their homes for spring and our latest issue is all about that and everything else you need for good reading pleasure.
Our August blog posts discover great ways to prep your outdoor areas for spring and choose the right paving to compliment your home. We also share gardening advice that is crucial this time of year, as well as excellent tips for finally doing that paint job in your home.
The blog also shares another great recipe and of course our regular travel piece where we venture wayward westward in our latest travel story.
Don’t forget to check out the HOMEMAKERSOnline where you can find a large selection of vetted experts and suppliers to choose from when your home is your number one priority.
You should also not forget to find out everything about the first Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo Virtual Event coming up in September. Read all about the groundbreaking event here.
We’re halfway through the year and you would never have been able to imagine how times have changed for people all over the world, but even more so, in South Africa. We have made the news for being a country with some of the strictest lockdown rules. Winter is in full swing and we have been graced with a few cold fronts already. We encourage our readers to stay safe, warm and cosy up with HOMEMAKERS.
This month our digital publications focus on stylish winter-living and making the best of the cold months ahead. We share our tips and advice with a few experts having a say too.
Later this month, our website discovers the best lighting for your bedroom and bathroom and why it is important to take the time to choose the right lighting for each.
We have been focussing a lot on sustainable topics lately and for good reason. This month we give the lowdown on preparing your home for solar power. Converting your home is easier than you think! Learn about converting your home to solar this July on the blog.Read More
Winter is finally here. It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through the year and that the last two months have flown by. Lockdown restrictions are now part of our lives and we are successfully living this new way of life. If there is one thing the human race does well, it’s adapting and changing no matter the circumstances.
Considering change, we also share our third digital, interactive issue which was published last week and we are nothing short of proud to offer our customers and homeowners this excellent resource, conveniently online and to any device you may use.
This month we discover cool colour trends for your home. Inspired by Pantone’s colour trend palettes you can find the perfect colour for your home revamp.
With winter here, we also have a look at solar power and why it is the best sustainable investment you can make in the long run. Learn more about the benefits of solar power on the blog this month.
We share our tops tips for winter preventative maintenance to keep your home and garden in good shape over the cold months. Further, we look at the best ways to declutter your home for winter.
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The HOMEMAKERS family is delighted to bring you the second edition of our new online magazine, bringing you everything you are accustomed to right to your screen. Along with this brand new website, the HOMEMAKERS resource guide is bigger and better than ever!
No matter what job you need to do around the house, we are here to assist you every step of the way. From trendy décor and design ideas to renovations and revamps – HOMEMAKERS has your back no matter what you need to do to make you home the ultimate space.
This month our themes delve into some serious décor ideas and inspirations to get your home ready for the colder months. Read about ways to trend-up with rich, textured materials and getting the perfect look for your oasis at home.
Another hot topic this month is finding the best-suited fireplace for your home. We discover modern and stylish fireplaces and which works best for your lifestyle.
A monthly favourite, our fun DIY’s are back this month. Learn how to build an ultra-modern dog bed to keep your pooch warm and comfortable during winter. With Mother’s day around the corner, Elle Franco shares a great tutorial. Make a gift that will delight any mom.
Lastly, we share some scrumptious recipes to keep you busy in the kitchen. We share an aromatic vegan curry and some delicious desserts in this month.
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First and foremost, thank you for being part of the HOMEMAKERS community. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you and we want you to know that we value you and your health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure the safety of our community.
Our First Time
The HOMEMAKERS magazine has been connecting you to home experts since 1982. Now, for the first time in almost four decades, to keep you and our team safe, we are having to do things a little differently for a while. And even though a walk to your home’s postbox may be a welcome relief you won’t find us there.
Instead, we’ve made ourselves at home online and have done a little redecorating to the HOMEMAKERS magazine you have come to know and love. Along with connecting you to home experts, the April edition of HOMEMAKERS will feature informative articles and expert advice.
In this month’s issue, we discover trendy, contemporary lighting and how to incorporate it into your space and budget. You can even read a quick lighting tutorial on our brand new website if that’s your thing too! Find out more about contemporary lighting in our Pretoria edition.
Then, it’s time to get cosy. We have made it easy for you to find the right type of heating for your home. From what looks great aesthetically, to what is eco-friendly, we share a few top methods for heating your home in this Johannesburg issue.
Let’s face it. Autumn is a hard time. It’s the reluctant change to the cold and a reminder of those great holiday moments you had in summer. The change of season brings a whole lot of work to the garden and home. Find ways to keep your home in tip-top shape this season in our Bloemfontein issue.
In our Durban issue we discover five reasons why outdoor blinds are a good idea all year round, while our Cape Town issue looks at cool, contemporary flooring. Finally, we share our suggestions on what types of renovations can increase the value of your home in this month’s Vaal issue.
Bored at home? Visit our Facebook page for fun activities to keep you busy during this time.Read More