Your Home and Garden October 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 all about making smart choices this month at Your Home and Garden – whether you’re stretching your budget during a renovation or trying to live with a lighter impact on the earth. We’ve got lots of tried-and-tested examples of both in this issue. If you’re planning on modernising an old kitchen, our special feature (on page 102) is packed with clever tips. From a cosmetic makeover to an extensive overhaul, every single cent should work as hard as possible. When it comes to sustainable living, we’ve got ideas sprinkled throughout the mag, particularly in our Easy Eco Swaps story (page 28). Squashing into an ecofriendly tiny home (page 70) might not be for everyone, but we can all make the effort to pack reusable cutlery in our bag or glove…

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this month i’m...

COVETING a print from Tanya Blong’s Bathers series and scheming about how to get my hands on an original one day. EATING purple carrots. So delicious and so beautiful when roasted and served alongside their orange cousins. VISITING Coco Republic’s first New Zealand store. I’m especially keen to check out their Remy dining chairs – they’ve got the same name as my youngest son. THINKING about how clever Made of Tomorrow’s diary made from recycled coffee cups is. LOVING DOIY Design’s cool little astronaut-shaped bottle opener from Tea Pea.…

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social club

TRENDING ON HOMESTOLOVE.CO.NZ Owners of this box-shaped Otago home share their tips on living small TOP POST ON INSTAGRAM This pastel pink front door was spray-painted for a bargain rate at the local panelbeaters INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS WE’RE LOVING @kellythompsoncreative @thecanecollectivenz @shelleydown @midcenturyswag NEWSLETTER Sign up to our newsletter and get a weekly dose of inspiration straight to your inbox.Visit PET OF THE MONTH Ziggy, the three-month-old Hungarian vizsla, is in training to be a hunting dog at his home near Waihi Beach. His hobbies include “chewing absolutely everything he can access and getting into everything he’s not allowed to”, says his owner, Kate Clay. See Ziggy’s amazing farmhouse home on page 84. INSTAGRAM We love seeing images from our #yourhomeandgarden community. @yourhomeandgarden…

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fresh finds

LOUNGE SPRING INTO THE NEW SEASON The spring/summer range from Citta is full of covetable items inspired by the textiles and design of the 1960s and ’70s. Delicate weaves, youthful gingham and pretty wildflowers adorn an array of beautiful new cushions for an easy sofa update. TOP READ BOOKSHELF Indoor Jungle by Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan A beginner’s guide to selecting and maintaining lush indoor plants. $49.99 from LUNCHTIME STACKS OF SNACKS THIS ADORABLE YET PRACTICAL STACKING LUNCHBOX IS PERFECT FOR EATS ON THE GO. IT COMES WITH ITS OWN CUTLERY, $39.99 FROM KIKKI-K.COM. TILES Back to the Futura We’re dreaming of retiling our bathrooms after setting eyes on the matte Futura tile range from Tile Space. Available in various patterns in rose, white and sky blue on a concrete background, these tiles can be laid in a regular…

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plate escape

SAVE 1 Living & Co dinner plate, $3, side plate, $2, and bowl, $3, from The Warehouse. 2 Vase, $8.50 for set of 3, from Kmart. 3 Fruit bowl, $6, from Kmart. 4 Marble platter, $34.95, from Freedom. 5 White napkin, $2, from Kmart. 6 White textured bowls, $2 each, from Kmart. 7 Marble salt dish, $16.90, from Citta. 8 Small bowl, $2, from Kmart. Cutlery set, $14.58, from The Warehouse. Marble tiles and linen fabric stylist’s own. SPLURGE 1 Studiopatro napkin, $75 for 4, from Tessuti. 2 Bowls, $32.90 each, from Citta. 3 Flask vase, $170, from Capricho. 4 Japanese bowl, $154, from Capricho. 5 Nordic sea dinner plate, $32.60, from Capricho. 6 Finch side plate, $24.90, from Citta. 7 Olive bowl, $35, from Capricho. 8 Bowl, $22.90, side plate, $22.90, and…

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fringe festival