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Home February 2019

Home is a practical, inspiring guide for the home and garden that enables people to make their home prettier and increase the value – inside and outside. The magazine makes life easier for people wanting to buy a home, build, or make alterations, or even try their hand at gardening, cooking and decorating. Home doesn't just demonstrate what looks good – it explains what adds value, and why. The magazine offers readers affordable and accessible choices, help with do-it-yourself projects, and provide advice for renovations. It’s for men and women with ordinary lives, ordinary careers and ordinary homes; people who want to add value to their home with a limited budget.

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hello

Danger pay. That’s what I should get. Because when one is exposed to other people’s beautiful homes and brilliant ideas each and every day, it requires great restraint not to get stuck into makeovers in your own home. On the whole, I get it right because you know... the economy. But one can only withstand so much. And our annual Fix it with Flair competition is such a temptation. The more you see and read about what others have done, the longer the list of things the builder must do in your own home becomes. At the end of last year, it was all too much. Both of my neighbours were in the midst of extensive renovation projects. Apart from the time when the builder to my right started demolishing walls and making a…

2 мин.
your space

WINNING LETTER Hard at work Jenny-Lee Panayiotou of Midrand writes I work from home and my partner Sean had the clever idea to transform the stoep off our lounge into an office for me. The challenge was to turn this underutilised 3.5m² space into an area that could accommodate two desks and other office goodies. We have a facebrick house, so the stoep had to be plastered and Sean replaced the French doors with an aluminium-framed sliding door. Then he started building the desks and shelving. I love floating shelves and Sean designed interesting configurations that would service the needs of an office and also look good. Then it was time to paint: we used Granny B’s chalk paint in Strawberry Cupcake for accents and Mushroom for the shelving. The smaller desk has a…

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diary

ON THE BOX Wondering what it takes to earn the title of Renovator of the Year? In Home’s dynamic new TV show 1,2,3, Fix It (starts 28 February on VIA, channel 147 on DStv, with English subtitles), go a competition a lucky s – room by room. Each team is also presented with mini DIY challenges along the way – with a time limit of just three hours, these projects will test their mettle and creativity. And that’s not all: Home editor Wicus Pretorius has the final say as the main judge. Tune in every Thursday at 17:30 as presenter Lynelle Kenned navigates the construction site as well as all the drama. Don’t miss it! RANDFONTEIN SHOW 28 February – 3 March: Greenhills Stadium, Randfontein The West Rand’s biggest social extravaganza promises fun, food…

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what’s new

CREATE, INNOVATE! WHO Lize Beekman WHERE Cape Town HER WORK How gorgeous is Lize Beekman’s mandala artwork that comes free with this issue? In addition to being a full-time artist and singer-songwriter, Lize has also released paper and fabric range Kalm, featuring hand-drawn mandala designs – her intricate and unique interpretations of the 12th century art form. The collection includes scatter covers (from R400; you can also buy the fabric per metre), 20-pack paper placemats (from R200), bookmarks (from R15) and two adult colouring-in books (from R198) in which each mandala is signed with “Drawing by Lize Beekman”; next to it is “Coloured by” with a space for your name. So lovely! See more and purchase online at lizebeekman.co.za. BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL A new collection of colours, Brights, will soon be added to the Woodoc Colours…

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put it in neutral

“To make this space feel even bigger, I used an oversized standing mirror that reflects the beautiful wallpaper on the opposite wall and went with exposed trusses which create a light and airy vibe,” says Tammy. Planning for the future Designing a multifunctional, open-plan space can be daunting, but Jo’burg interior decorator Tammy Holmes has managed to integrate a work and living space seamlessly by opting for a neutral palette that doesn’t skimp on the details. White walls and a white ceiling as well as plenty of natural and wooden elements create a calm environment. “As a designer, I’m usually all about colour, so this room was a challenge for me. But I like that it’s different to my usual style and it acts as the perfect backdrop when brainstorming with clients,” says…

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all the feels

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