Your Home and Garden August 2018

Your Home and Garden shows you how to create a home that reflects your personal style. From decorating tips to easy DIY craft projects and expert gardening advice, it is packed with inspiring and affordable ideas for when you are renovating, building or simply updating your home.

New Zealand
Are Media Pty Limited
12 Issues

in this issue

2 min

So much is happening at Your Home and Garden right now. Three’s The Block NZ: On Point has kicked off and we’re all over it, literally! Our editorial director, Shelley Ferguson, is co-host, style director Catherine is a guest judge, and I’ll be rating the team’s room reveals each week as one of the regular judges, along with top interior designer Jason Bonham. There’s some real talent this year and, as usual, a healthy dose of drama. I’ve always secretly dreamed of entering The Block NZ but, I have to admit, after seeing the living conditions on site I am very happy to be taking part as a judge rather than a contestant! It’s going to be so interesting to see how the teams stamp some individual style on these brand…

1 min
social club More ideas for your home are only a mouse click away Light and bright How a new Queenstown homestead achieved an open and airy feel Vintage love An art deco bungalow in Gisborne offered a fresh start for this family Instagram We love seeing images from our #yourhomeandgarden community. Especially rooms you’ve styled, shops you’ve spotted, painting you’ve completed, or a snap of you with the latest issue of YH&G. @yourhomeandgarden Facebook The posts you loved most this month on were: e:newsletter Sign up to our newsletter and get a weekly dose of inspiration straight to your inbox! Visit…

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your shopping

Cool, calm and collected This simple yet cosy bedroom is just the place to snuggle into this winter. Soft Citta and Bianca Lorenne bedding in shades of cocoa and rust are lifted and lightened by wavy white stripes for a casual, organic look that would work well in any neutral colour scheme. A New Zealand-made Martino Gamper Arnold Circus stool provides interest while keeping things colour-blocked and simple. On its shiny top sits a woven pot that manages to unite the colours in this simple setting – clearly placed there by a styling genius. The stool and Citta bedlinen are available from Paper Plane in Mount Maunganui.…

3 min
fresh finds

Handmade happiness Paul and Wendy Nannestad, a cabinetmaker and industrial designer, are the talented duo behind Auckland-based brand Nannestad & Sons. They are passionate about creating contemporary homeware and jewellery using both modern and traditional materials and techniques. Candlesticks, chopping boards and rope trivets are a few of their handcrafted wares that are worth checking out, and the clever pair also run workshops for those interested in making their own rope doormat, macramé wall hanging, chopping board or plant hanger. Bookshelf This is Home by Natalie Walton is about living simply by finding the essence of what makes you happy at home. Filled with clever ideas and creative spaces, this book shows that you don’t need a huge budget to create a beautiful home. Featuring eight case studies from Australia, the US…

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good taste


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green tea