Your Home and Garden August 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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HOME SWEET HOME I think we can all agree that the best parts of a home are things money can’t buy. However, there are a few tricks of the trade that can help make it look the part! Here are a few of my faves... We have a saying here at Your Home and Garden – “Home is where love lives” – and it’s a sentiment we hope to leave you with after you’ve read each issue. Our lovely homeowners this month have created their own ‘home sweet homes’ in smaller-than-average spaces: Sophie and Callan Brash designed a 90-square-metre transportable home in Otago, Willem and Kate van den Bergh built on Waiheke Island at a teeny 18 square metres (with a 14-square-metre loft space), and Leigh Aston and Cory Hogben renovated a 70-square-metre…

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social club

TOP POSTS THIS MONTH ON FACEBOOK.COM/YOURHOMEGARDEN How to create a beautiful flower arrangement with winter blooms TRENDING ON HOMESTOLOVE.CO.NZ These bar soaps and soap dishes will make it easy to cut out plastic INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS WE’RE LOVING PET OF THE MONTH Vader the 6-year-old miniature schnauzer is a super social pooch who likes to go visiting with all her neighbours. “We used to find her lying flat on her back in our neighbour Rachel’s arms fast asleep!” says owner Philly Lyus. See the Lyus family’s beautiful new laundry on page 116. E:NEWSLETTER Sign up to our newsletter and get a weekly dose of inspiration straight to your inbox! Visit INSTAGRAM We love seeing images from our #yourhomeandgarden community. @yourhomeandgarden…

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your home and garden nz

EDITOR Kristina Rapley ART & EDITORIAL Deputy editor Sally Conor Chief sub editor Stephanie Attwater Art director Fiona Kerr Style director Catherine Wilkinson Gardens editor Carol Bucknell DIGITAL Digital editor Lakshmi Krishnasamy Digital producers Bea Taylor, Olivia Day CONTRIBUTORS Amber Armitage, Monique Balvert O’Connor, Helen Bankers, Bayly & Moore, Anitta Behrendt, Anna Briggs, Kate Claridge, Pippa Fay, Wendy Fenwick, Allyson Gofton, Esther Gordon, Rikke Graff Juel, Debbie Harrison, Tom Hollow, Eve Kennedy, Annick Larkin, Emma MacDonald, Claire Mossong, Katie Newton, Vanessa Nouwens, Eleanor Ozich, Fiona Ralph, Sarah Rowlands, Melle van Sambeek, Alex Walls, Rachel Wybrow PRODUCTION Production co-ordinator Lorne Kay Printer Webstar Distributor Ovato Retail Distribution ADVERTISING | MARKETING | CORPORATE Commercial director Kaylene Hurley Group sales director – directs/Australia Rachel McLean Head of brand – commercial Anna Magasiva Commercial brand manager Nat Davis Associate commercial brand manager Alexandra Cuadros Advertising coordinator Greer Wilkinson Advertising sales (direct) Melissa Swanton Directory advertising…

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fresh finds

HOME URN BABY URN THE NEW RANGE OF TERRACOTTA VASES AT A&C HOMESTORE ARE IDEAL FOR THAT AWKWARD EMPTY CORNER. $99.99 FOR SMALL AND FROM $229 FOR LARGER SIZES. ACHOMESTORE.CO.NZ DECOR ROSY GLOW These Numa vases by Morgan & Finch are ticking all the trend boxes – they’re rose pink, they’re faceted and they’re Palm Springs perfect. Pick up a pair of these beauties ($29.95 small or $36.95 large) from BATH Happy hands We’re loving this gentle Kumarahou & Manuka Hand & Body Wash by Kiwi brand Aotea, $38 from BOOKSHELF Floral Libations by Emma Blomfield Learn to make delicious drinks using edible flowers with this beautiful book. $41.99 from COCKTAIL HOUR Cabinet reshuffle This natural rattan cocktail cabinet hides four shelves perfect for stashing your highball glasses and high-proof liquors or simply your cups and saucers – it’s up to you.…

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sure to rise

SAVE 1 SAVE Maison mixing bowl, $29.99, from Stevens. 2 SAVE Cotton cloth, $5.99, from Briscoes. 3 SAVE Measuring jug, $14.99, from Briscoes. 4 SAVE Ceramic vessel, $59, from Father Rabbit, with rolling pin, $19.99, and wooden spoons, $4.99, from Briscoes, and whisk, $9.99, from Stevens. 5 SAVE Measuring cups, $14.99, from Briscoes. SPLURGE 1 SPLURGE Loveramics mixing bowl, $119, from Father Rabbit. 2 SPLURGE Ochre cloth, $29.99 for 3, from A&C Homestore. 3 SPLURGE Loveramics measuring jug, $49, from Father Rabbit. 4 SPLURGE Utensil holder, $138, from Everyday Needs, with wooden spoons, $14 and $16, from Father Rabbit, and rolling pin, $39.95, and whisk, $39.95, from Milly’s. 5 SPLURGE Measuring cups, $39.95, from Milly’s. Larsson buffet, $1199, from Freedom. Apuano Naturale tiles, $99.50 per sqm, from Tile Space. Wall in Resene ‘Manuka…

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slim & trim