Your Home and Garden July 2018

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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Welcome to our cosy winter issue. Grab a cuppa, find a comfy spot and snuggle down to savour it page by page. This month we’ve put all the crappy parts about winter aside and embraced the good. Winter style doesn’t have to be dark and gloomy – we say inject a riot of rich colour and make your home feel like your very own retreat. I’m so inspired by our cover home, the colourful sanctuary belonging to Hayley Pannekoecke, co-owner of lifestyle brand Kip & Co. Her interior style is unique to her and her family, which is something I reckon we should all aspire to. Check it out on page 30. Also this month, we asked readers to share their favourite winter rituals, and reading the heart-warming responses got me…

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social club More ideas for your home are only a mouse click away Shop ’til you drop Six chic New Zealand homeware stores you need to know about Kitchen hack Achieve high-end results on a humble budget with these flatpack kitchens 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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your shopping

Chalk it up Overhauling your kitchen, dining area or living space for winter can be as simple as a quick paint refresh. Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan allows you to instantly update furniture such as kitchen cupboards without sanding or primer, and the colours can be mixed to create your own bespoke hue or effect. In this warm, inviting kitchen scheme, the walls are painted with Wall Paint in ‘Antoinette’, and the cupboards are painted with Chalk Paint in a mix of ‘Aubusson Blue’ and ‘Emperor’s Silk’. Check out the whole range of colours at…

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fresh finds

Llamarama The new animal of the moment is definitely the fluffy llama. If you are looking for something special for your walls, check out this cute and quirky range of framed llama prints from Shut The Front Door. These would look great in a kid’s room. Prices range from $329-$450. LET THERE BELIGHT You can never have too many lights in your home. We love the new Hanna table lamp from Freedom which is ideal for your bedside or study. $44.95 from Bargain of the month LINES IN THE SAND Stationery fans will love the new Desert Sands collection from Kmart. In warm colours of blush, terracotta and denim, these handy notebooks, writing pads, pens and cases will bring a slice of desert sunshine to your winter study space. Starting at just $3, items…

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swish list


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hot boxes

Basket basics > Woven baskets are truly multifunctional decorative items which not only add texture to a room but are great for storing items such as kids’ toys, books, sports gear and shoes. > Try grouping baskets in clusters of three to create visual interest in a room. Select a trio in different heights and sizes and position a large one at the back and smaller ones in front. > Baskets can easily be painted using a test pot or two if you want to give them a new look.…