Your Home and Garden September 2021

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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Around here asking what your favourite colour is, is so much more than a school yard question designed to get to know a fellow six-year-old. We take such queries seriously and can spend a great deal of time debating the pros and cons of monochromatic colour schemes versus full-noise shades. If ever there was a time to think about colour it’s spring. The easiest way to freshen your home is to change your wall colour or introduce a contrasting tone into a room for visual interest. The colour workshop on page 104 will walk you through trending shades and easy ways to introduce new hues into your home. My enduring favourite combo is pink and green. It can go from being a deep crimson matched with a rich emerald, or a verdigris…

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this month i’m…

Washing my laundry in Ecoya’s Wild Sage & Citrus Laundry Liquid, $34.95, then spraying it with the matching Linen Spray, $24.95. Laundry decadence that makes everything smell of citrus, fig, sage, amber and Dreaming of sleeping on one of Sleepyhead’s Sanctuary range beds. Handmade to order using New Zealand wool and silk, the technology also helps keep your spine aligned and temperature consistent throughout the night. Sweet dreams indeed. From BedRus, Entranced by Zoe & Morgan’s Komodo signet ring. Inspired by the coral of Komodo Island, this is a thing of beauty. $340 for 22k gold In awe of what Pet Refuge is doing. The brainchild of Julie Chapman, founder and CEO of KidsCan, she was inspired by what an Australian charity did to help women escape domestic violence by…

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social club

WE LOVE Ethereal and editorial, these beautiful blooms by Brett Matthew John will inspire you to go sculptural. His orchids are out of this world. @flowersbybrettmatthewjohn New Zealand-based Loretta Flowers is your go-to floral inspo for arrangements that are colourful and a little bit quirky. @loretta_flowers PET OF THE MONTH Six years ago Lucie the shih apso became a member of the Ravlich-Clements house from Silverdale Animal Shelter and immediately became the boss of the family. CONNECT WITH US We love seeing images from our #yourhomeandgarden community @yourhomeandgarden TRENDING ONLINE Why you should store your flowers in the fridge overnight TOP INSTAGRAM POST The sage green kitchen island of our dreams @yourhomeandgarden Instagram @yourhomeandgarden | Facebook | Pinterest…

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EDITOR Fiona Hawtin ART & EDITORIAL Deputy editor Bea Taylor Art director Nicola Feeney Chief sub-editor Michelle Joe Garden editor Mary Lovell-Smith Senior designer Béla Trussell-Cullen Designers Demelza Callesen, Alice Bush CONTRIBUTORS Kate Battersby, Carrie Bell, Anna Briggs, Jackie Brygel, Ben Dearnley, Julia Green, Armelle Habib, Debbie Harrison, Carolyn Haslett, Scott Hawkins, Nikki Kettle, Babiche Martens, William Meppem, Mark C O’Flaherty, Eleanor Ozich, Hande Renshaw, Georgie Rodgers, Pietro Savorelli, Swell Productions, Sophia Young ADVERTISING | CORPORATE Sales director Claire Chisholm Sales manager Guy Slater, 02111040304 Commercial sales manager Mae Kelly,, 0212460276 Classified sales Kim Chapman EXECUTIVE Chief executive officer Jane Huxley General manager Stuart Dick Editorial director Sarah Henry PRODUCTION Printer Webstar Distributor Ovato Retail Distribution…

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the release

Love to Roomba The Roomba® i7+ robot vacuum with Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal takes convenience to a new level by automatically emptying into an enclosed bag that holds 30 robot bins, meaning you don’t have to think about vacuuming for weeks at a time. The premium 3-Stage Cleaning System uses Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes and 10x suction to clean different floor surfaces throughout your home. The i7+ robot learns, maps and adapts to your home using Imprint™ Smart Mapping technology, letting you control which rooms are cleaned and when. Wherever you are, you can control when, where and how your robot cleans from the iRobot Home app. $1989. Espresso your creativity From getting the best out of each type of coffee bean and unlocking the aromatic flavours, to experimenting with handcrafted latte…

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fresh finds

GLASS HALF FULL The Bitossi Home wine glass set in amber/ pink are almost too pretty to drink from. Each glass features a slightly different goblet shape with an elegant stem. Time to pop the bubbles! $230, PERSPEX-TIVE This arched, watertight vase is a lot of fun. The amber and tinted perspex body causes it to appear as a different colour from every angle. From the front it looks purple and amber, but turn it to the back and all you see is blue, twist it slightly to the right and hot pink comes to the fore. $105, Take a picture THESE &K PHOTO FRAMES ARE SURE TO BRIGHTEN ANY ROOM – AND INSPIRE YOU TO TAKE MORE PHOTOS. FROM $49 EACH, RUBYNZ.COM ON CLOUD NINE Popular Australian brand TileCloud can now be found exclusively…