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We've got tons of great DIY projects for anyone who is looking to improve their home. Check out our great variety of projects below to help get you started on that DIY project you have been wanting to start today. 

How to choose the right colour paint

So you want to paint, but there are more colours than sweets in a candy store. Follow these pointers to gain the confidence to choose.

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Create a DIY SA Flag using duckboard

Show your patriotism at your doorstep with this DIY flag using duckboard


How to install your own alarm

You can install an alarm system in your own home in less than a day with little more than a screwdriver


How to install your own burglar bars

Not only are visible locks a visual deterrent, but a strong physical barrier such as a lock or security gate can be the difference between a break-in and an unsuccessful attempt


Heres a clever idea to help our feathery friends

Spread the love to our feathery friends with these adorable bird seed ornaments that are oh-so-easy to make.


Create an easy DIY Fluorescent Chandelier

Check out our step-by-step DIY tutorial on how to transform a utilitarian fluorescent light into an eye-catching centrepiece that will wow your guest s.


How to DIY a trendy coat stand

Just four poles and a piece of rope and you have a stylish coat stand.


How to make cement dominoes

Looking for a night in with the family playing dominoes? Here is how easy they are to make


How to make a distressed-look headboard

Give a laser-cut headboard a chalk paint job, a wax and some distressing and it will look like it’s been in the family for years.


Create an eco-friendly Solar Cooker

On the Builders DIY segment of The Man Cave, Chanelle & Janez build a solar cooker.


Transform an old TV cabinet into a pantry

Before you throw your old TV cabinet out, there are a few things they’re good for. Here’s one idea: turn it into a pantry.


Wall panelling made easy

Wall panelling adds character and interest to a room. See how easy it is to do it yourself.


How to prep walls for painting


Sow your seeds before planting them

Here is a DIY tip that uses biodegradable eggshell planters, they are perfect to grow seeds before planting in your garden.


How To Make Cement Hands

Create a beautiful pot plant holder with cement


Add character to kitchen jars

Stickers and a lick of paint are all you need to give jars and containers their own identity.


Make a quirky whiteboard

Buck the chalkboard trend and instead keep notes on a whiteboard with originality.


How to paint fabric with chalk paint

Fired Earth Chalk Paint works on fabric too, even upholstery. Here’s how to do it.


Style Inspiration: 6 Bathrooms you'll love

Looking for some ideas to spruce up your bathroom? Check out these 6 stylish bathrooms for some great ideas of what can be done.


How To Make A Door Shelf

Transform an old door into a shelf to store all your favourite knick knacks.


How to get the two-colour distressed technique with chalk paint

There are many ways to distress paint besides letting old man time do it. Some are complicated, others such as this two-colour technique using Fired Earth Chalk Paint, are quite easy.


Transform old louvre doors into an unusual utensil organiser

Upcycle old louvre doors into this attractive and useful kitchen piece


Choose the right plant for your bathroom

Bring your garden indoors by adding different shades of green to your bathroom.


Colour Dip Your Wooden Spoons

Colourful wooden spoons are a hot trend that's inexpensive to make yourself


How To Pick The Right Paint

Know when to use matt or low sheen, oil or water-based paint.


Create an eco-wise baby bedroom

This new non-toxic paint is perfect for sprucing up the nursery


Choose ideal kitchen material

Key considerations are durability, ease of installation, finish and price


Design the bathroom of your dreams

Design the bathroom of your dreams with these four easy steps


DIY Your Bathroom

Save money by tiling and laying mosaic yourself


Inspiring Kitchen Trends and Ideas

Check out the latest kitchen trends for practical suggestions on how to breathe new life into the heart of your home


How to choose the right paint for your bathroom

Not all paints are created equal – here’s how to choose the right one for a steamy bathroom


Consider these 12 fire precautions

Protect your home from fire


DIY Antique Mirror

Learn how to make an antique-look mirror frame from cornicing


DIY Make bigger and lighter rooms

Among the many space-enhancing tricks, a sure way is to paint a room a light colour and immediately it will look bigger and brighter.


How to transform an old coffee table to a fun table for kids

An out-of-date coffee table was given a new purpose by adding a vinyl racing track surface to the top and painting the legs.


Create a feature wall

A feature wall with paintable wallpaper has showstopper possibilities


Update any old furniture

Turn a tired set of drawers from drab to fab using paintable wallpaper


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