DIY Essentials: How To Insulate Your Home For Winter

Oh. Wow. This winter has been rather intense. June isn’t even over yet & we’re already wishing for spring! So for those of you with the means & opportunity, why don’t you consider some of these tips on insulating your home. We know that South African homes are notoriously poorly insulated. This can make getting…

DIY FRIDAY! Turn an ugly door into a hot feature

Today’s DIY Friday post is reblogged from the fantastic Home Dzine blog, which actually picked it up from a site called Beautifully Contained where you can find countless design & DIY tips. ——————————————– Here’s a quick and easy DIY option to dress up a plain interior door. Use pine moulding or trim to add a…

DIY Friday! 7 Stylish Winter Accessories Projects

We’ve got an EASY one for you today. No sawing, no drilling, just something to make your life comfortable, cosy & potentially ¬†more stylish (it’s up to you). This week’s DIY Friday showcases Clothing DIY projects for winter. You KNOW we always seem to be taken by surprise in winter here in SA, and what…

DIY Friday! 11 Gym Gadgets You Can Make At Home

Now THIS is a project I get particularly excited about. Crazy DIY stuff AND gym gadgets? Yes, thank you very much, I’ll take the lot. Once again, we’re sharing this from another¬†awesome blog, Greatist.com, as well as adding some of our own suggestions to the list. Some of these items may a bit unfamiliar to…

DIY Friday! Fireplace Makover Just In Time For Winter

It is already getting COLD. If you’re in Cape Town, you’re definitely feeling it, right? This week’s DIY focus looks at simple fireplace makeovers for those of us lucky to have one. I don’t, but my parents do, so I’ll be heading over to theirs to see what can be done about the rather dated…