Category Archives: Design

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How to create the perfect rustic garden

  A garden is often the one place on the property where people go to relax and be at one with nature. It provides a respite from the harsh, grey…

Pet-proofing your new home: top tips

Being a pet parent is one of the most rewarding experiences one can have in life. However, when moving house, it is important to be sure that your new home…

Get the most out of your guest bedroom

A guest bedroom does not have to be an awkwardly decorated room, full of mismatching linens and unwanted knick knacks (that you have to display whenever your grandmother comes to…

The right way to maintain your kitchen

We all love our kitchens because that’s where the food comes from and, let’s be honest, everybody loves food. But, because it’s such a popular area of the house, it…

wooden-fencing

How to care for your wooden fencing

A wooden fence is a great way to give a home a definitive border. It is sturdy, durable but also provides a rustic charm to the property, and depending on…

Gas stove versus electric efficiency – which one wins out?

In today’s world of environmental awareness and consciousness, there is much debate about gas stoves and electric stoves, in particular which is more efficient and economical, as well as the…

Wooden Decking Maintenance 101

Having a wooden deck is one of life’s pleasures, especially in sunny South Africa, where sitting outside, sipping a cocktail and watching the sunset is a popular activity. However, the…

Mistakes we keep making when buying a couch

Mistakes we keep making when buying a couch

So you’ve just moved into your brand new, squeaky clean home and you’re looking for the ultimate lounge suite to make it look fabulous. The first step to doing it…

Magnificent minimalism: choose the perfect bedding set for a minimalist room

Minimalism has become one of the hottest trends in the interior design industry, taking inspiration from traditional Japanese houses and their philosophy of decluttering. It may sound like an easy…

Boost the value of your home to make the sale

This might sound counterproductive to have to spend money on a home before you sell it and it’s no longer your problem. But if you’re thinking that while in the…