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…

Watch that hour, urges Eskom (via IOL)

Having regular access to electricity is essential to home safety & security here in SA. So when hearing about Eskom’s load-shedding plans & efforts to prevent it, we thought we’d share this advice from The Star (and reprinted on IOL). ————————————————————————————– Johannesburg – It’s cold. Koeberg is still off. And on Thursday night there’s one…

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…