Your Home and Garden February 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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It’s become a bit of a tradition around here to make our February issue all about sorting and organising, which I’ll admit, doesn’t sound thrilling – but hear me out! There’s something to be said for starting the year off on the right foot and I reckon the power of a tidy and well-organised home can’t be underestimated. I start to feel a bit unhinged when the housework has gotten away on me and drawers and cupboards are bursting open with stuff we’ve accumulated throughout the year. A good clear-out at home can also help clear the mind, I say. We’ve got loads of great decluttering, organising and storage advice in this issue, as well as an invitation to join our #clutterfreefeb challenge – it’s a goodie this year! Turn to…

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social club More ideas for your home are only a mouse click away Pillow talk Does thread count really matter when buying sheets? A budget build in Otago This beautiful new Wanaka home was built for just $370,000 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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bargain of the month

SPEAKER EASY A good portable Bluetooth speaker is basically a modern essential for outdoor entertaining, and this little rose pink number from Kmart is an easy and affordable choice at just $15. Sync it to your phone or just plug in the headphone jack for hours of awesome music. MIX AND MATCH New to Thread Design is the Attenborough botanical print. Named after the renowned naturalist David Attenborough, this design is inspired by vintage botanical illustrations. Available in a throw, cushion and pillowcase, the pattern looks great paired with plain linens. From $135 from…

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fresh finds

BEAN BUDDIES Furniture design company Lujo has launched Indoor x Out – a premium range of bean bags designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Made using Sunbrella® Blend fabrics that are soft yet durable and machine-washable, these sweet seats have an internal waterproof lining and are available in nine colours. If you’ve got some serious lounging to do this summer, get your ultimate bean bag from from $535. IN FULL SWING Summer is made for swinging, whether inside or out, and we love these handmade kids’ swings from Kiwi company Solvej. Recently selected by Kourtney Kardashian for her annual gift guide, these swings are in hot demand! Snap yours up for $220 from NEW LINES GIVE YOUR WALLS A FRESH LOOK FOR THE NEW YEAR WITH A LINE PRINT BY MAIKO NAGAO.…

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to have & to hold

SAVE SAVE Michele linen bag in mustard, $49.90, from Citta. SAVE Jute tote, $22.99, from Trade Aid. SAVE Michele linen bag in ink, $49.90, from Citta. SPLURGE SPLURGE Cloud bag in ochre, $99.99, from A&C Homestore. SPLURGE Woven tote, $160, from Everyday Needs. SPLURGE Heritage shopper, $64.90, from Country Road.…

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a natural fit