Your Home and Garden January 2019

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

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We’ve been in our place for two years now, slowly saving up for some much-needed improvements. 2018 was the year of the new kitchen and 2019 is the year of the new bathroom. Watch this space! KRISTINA, EDITOR After many years of teetering, we finally decided to go ahead with a two-storey extension to the back of our house. The drawing stage is nearly over but it still almost feels like a pipe dream. When will building start? March would be nice. STEPHANIE, CHIEF SUB EDITOR Last year we took on a big outdoor and pool renovation. It took longer and cost more than planned (surprise, surprise), so I have a very nerdy goal of doing zero reno this year and increasing our mortgage payments instead. It will also give us a chance to…

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social club More ideas for your home are only a mouse click away All you need A tiny shed with a six-square-metre deck is the perfect bach for this family. Baby blues Toni Street’s new nursery is sweet and serene with a calming colour scheme. 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: A magical Tauranga property with rural French-country ambience. Former The Block NZ winner Ben Crawford’s sleek new home. e:newsletter Sign up to our newsletter and get a weekly dose of inspiration straight to your inbox! Visit…

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fresh finds

GROOVE IS IN THE ART Enjoy a summery vibe all year round with one of these stunning, limited-edition photographic prints of 1950s - 1980s scenes by Slim Aarons. Aarons is renowned for his evocative photographs of, as he described it, “attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places”. These classic prints are sure to be a talking point and are a must for all mid-century fans. Check them out at, from $820. FRUITY SHOOTS... We love these fun Mellie planters, available in lemon and watermelon styles from Freedom. Pop them on a window ledge, in a kid’s room or on an outdoor table. Just $29.95 each from Check out their brand new concept store at 77 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland. SOFT SERVE Add a little sunshine to your sofa this season with these fringed…

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sand hoppers

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wide open spaces

The Everest Titanium is ready to conquer whatever nature throws at it Summertime calls for cruisy vibes, camping trips and cooling off in the waves – and there’s no better vehicle to fuel your family getaways than the 2019 Ford Everest Titanium. An SUV that’s all about freedom, the Everest Titanium is much more than an off-road vehicle, boasting exceptional fuel economy, refined drivability and all the specs you need for the ultimate ride. Tow the boat, horse float, jetskis or the family caravan with confidence thanks to the Everest Titanium’s superior 3,100kg towing capacity. The grunty 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel engine offers a combined fuel economy of 7.1L/100km, with the power to handle any towing task. Sunshine and blue skies are no longer relegated to window-gazing as the Everest Titanium opens up a whole…

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bells & whistles

Get to know the 2019 Everest Titanium from the inside out with these essential specs: + Big Towing Capacity: Be ready for any task with a 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel engine and maximum-rated towing capability of 3,100kg. + Seven Airbags: A network of protection with front-seat driver and passenger airbags and seat-mounted side airbags. + Panoramic Power Moonroof: Open up your world to New Zealand’s big skies with a glass panoramic sunroof and powered sun blind. + Keyless Entry & Push Button Start: Set off without ever taking the key out of your pocket. + Terrain Management System: Tackle any surface, on-road or off, at the turn of a dial. + Active Park Assist: With the press of a button, this feature will find the right-sized parking spot and steer itself in. For more information visit…