Old, worn tyres can be hard to get rid of and are destined for landfills. Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, Retyred Designs is tackling this environmental problem by repurposing tyres into cool and comfy ottomans.
Retyred Design’s creator, Sharon Woollon spent 20 years in the corporate world before she came across recycled tyres while looking for ideas to satisfy her creativity. She now...Read More
The chandelier was once only seen in formal estates, but today we see them hanging in homes everywhere. Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, Selective Lighting share expert advice on how and where to hang a chandelier in your home.
Chandeliers add elegance and style to any space of your home. But what happens if you get it wrong? Knowing the right size and where you should hang it can be...Read More
Cape HOMEMAKERS Exhibitor, Paint & Decor DIY share this step-by-step wall mural tutorial designed to bring the colours of the forest into your bedroom. Get creative!
What you need:
Wall paint in at least three colours. We chose Rockwood, Dekriet and Mossy Paths from our eco-friendly, hypoallergenic wall paint range.
Newspaper / Plastic shopping bag
Paintbrush & Roller
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It can be daunting trying to find just the right gift to bring a smile to her face. You want something that’s equal parts useful and sentimental – challenging to say the least! Fortunately, we’ve cherry-picked unique items that’s sure to please a wide variety of tastes. Browse our collection of handmade and bespoke gift...Read More
You may have noticed these visually striking, organic light fixtures featured in our marketing material this year. The gorgeous pendant light belongs to a design house making waves in sustainable home goods. Exhibit-Art are passionate about preserving our planet and promoting natural home and garden décor products that are not only environmentally friendly but beautiful too.
Their sisal line...Read More
Bamboo blinds embody style, richness and warmth. The look of organic and natural elements in the home have become increasingly popular, and a perfect example of this are bamboo blinds as a window treatment. It offers an attractive, functional and eco-friendly alternative to ordinary blinds.
Bamboo blinds, flooring and furniture are widely perceived as eco-friendly products that, while just as...Read More
From vibrant floral murals to marble designs and luxurious textures, wallpaper is here to stay. We asked exhibitor Clare Kearney, Managing Director of Wallpaper Inn what wallpaper trends we should be keeping our eyes out for this year.
What’s new or trending in wallpaper design right now?
Neutral shades are still a prime choice for all living areas but this doesn’t mean you have to opt...Read More
Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, Mono Shop, expert creators of Scandinavian inspired furniture, homeware and soft furnishing gave us a little preview of the products they’ll have available at their stand at this year’s show. All items are lovingly selected to help you achieve the oh-so-trendy monochromatic look at home with maximum ease. Here’s your sneak preview:
The Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo took place Thursday, 31 August to Sunday, 3 September at the CTICC, and attracted just over 31 000 visitors looking to pay tribute to their homes.
Says Sandy Edwards, HOMEMAKERS Branch Manager and Expo Organiser – Cape: “The 2017 Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo offered visitors a wide variety of home-related products and services ranging from kitchens to outdoor living...Read More
Choosing the best stands amongst many fantastic stands is no easy task. Our panel of esteemed judges play an integral role in choosing the winning stands each year. This year, we invited lifestyle industry professionals Tania Nipis of Media Mark (Jacaranda)- Direct Account Manager, Johandie Slabbert – Marketing Manager at AfriForum and Gerda Smith – Freelance Mural Artist (with...Read More