Your Home and Garden April 2020

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

1 min

Welcome to my favourite issue of the year – the trend issue. It’s been a lot of fun peering into the crystal ball to predict what’s next for our homes, and waving goodbye to some of the past’s less lovely looks (I’m looking at you, grey, on-grey, on-grey). While I love discovering a new sofa shape as much as the rest of you decor junkies, it’s been most heartening to see that many of the key trends we’ve identified put environmental concerns first. By following the principles of conscious purchasing and sustainable building and gardening, being house-proud and planet-friendly can definitely go hand in hand. And while it’s not what you’d term ‘trendy’, to me the Prices have nailed it with their house (page 50). From the raw materials to the earthy…

1 min
social club

WE LOVE All the best homeware, baby and gift ideas from this chic Kiwi-based store. Your wallet may not thank us... @husk__home The soft colours and minimalist aesthetic of this feed are only eclipsed by the adorable cameos of one very lush cat @mamoesjka_nl CONNECT WITH US We love seeing images from our #yourhomeandgarden community @yourhomeandgarden PET OF THE MONTH Lenny prefers to knock on the front door with her paws instead of using the pricey tunnelled cat flap installed in her Auckland home. TRENDING ONLINE You’ll want open shelving after seeing these 20 stylish kitchens TOP INSTAGRAM POST Original decorative details restored, and so on point @yourhomeandgarden…

2 min
fresh finds

LOVE YOUR SHELF Citta’s new Autumn Winter collection, Still Life, invites us all to settle in and slow down. The Linear shelf in natural black and oak (with removable side panels held in place by discreet magnets) is the perfect way to display – and admire – a curation of beautiful objects. $2490 from INTO THE FOLD Made of soft silicone rubber, the Muuto Unfold pendant is a quirky take on an industrial look. Available in terracotta and a range of other shades to suit any interior style. $420 at TRAVEL BUG From Marrakesh to Paris, Cuba to Tokyo, travel through 20 beautiful homes and be inspired by the sophisticated interiors. Travel Home: Design with a Global Spirit by Caitlin Flemming and Julie Goebel will help you curate an interior style that reflects your…

1 min
a fiji moment

STAY FIJI MARRIOTT RESORT MOMI BAY Situated on the Coral Coast, Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay is one of only two resorts with over-water bures. This five-star luxury resort is the perfect place to reconnect with your loved one. Who needs to go anywhere else when you have stairs descending into pristine lagoon waters right below your deck? (Unless it’s to the day spa or restaurant, of course!) PLAY Great Sea Reef Shining bright turquoise through clearer-than-clear waters, the Great Sea Reef (Cakaulevu) is the third longest barrier reef in the world. Snorkelling over this natural wonder – which includes a series of protected marine areas – you could encounter anything from green sea turtles and spinner dolphins to manta rays and even whales, as well as hosts of tiny, colourful tropical fish. SHOP Rise Beyond…

1 min
board game

SPLURGE SAVE 1 Dimpled bowl, $3, from Kmart. 2 Glass tumbler, $12 for 4, from The Warehouse. 3 Glazed platter, $15, from The Warehouse. 4 Cheese knife, $44.95 for 3-piece set, from Freedom. 5 Grove marble dish, $49.90, from Paper Plane. 6 Dinner plate, $21.95, from Freedom. 7 Living & Co paddle board, $25 for 2, from The Warehouse. 8 Bowl, $3.50, from Daiso Japan. 9 Marble board, $49.90, from Citta. SPLURGE 1 Dip bowl, $14.90, from Citta. 2 Piccadilly tumbler, $14.90, from Citta. 3 Dinner plate, $49.99, from A&C Homestore. 4 Cheese knife, $59.99 for 3-piece set, from A&C Homestore. 5 Groove trivet, $145, from Bauhaus. 6 Charger plate, $54.99, from A&C Homestore. 7 Apex board, $69.90, from Citta. 8 Dipping bowl, $9.90, from Citta. 9 Tom Dixon rock board,…

1 min
shelf life

Olive tree, $69.99, from Kings Plant Barn. Harvest planter, $109, from Citta. Vintage pot, $65, from Flotsam & Jetsam. On shelves: pink vase, $6.50, from Kmart. Hübsch vase, $39.90, from Allium. Stoneware bowl, $60, from Babelogue. The Kinfolk Table book, $79.99, from A&C Homestore. The New Mediterranean book, $95, from Babelogue. Rust oval vase, $9.98, from The Warehouse. Ash-glazed tea bowl by Yvette van Raders, $47, from Kaolin. Ginger jar, $80, from Babelogue. Pasta bowl by Duncan Shearer, $48, from Kaolin. Small vase, $40, from Babelogue. Plant Style book, $39.99, from Whitcoulls. Travel Home book, $69, from Paper Plane. Rough vase, $70, from Babelogue. Dip bowl, $19.90, serving bowl, $34.90, from Paper Plane. Piccadilly carafe, $69.90, from Citta. On bench: Hayley Bridgford vessel, $39.90, from Citta. Kinto birch-ply tray, $42,…