Your Home and Garden September 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

2 min

Mindful living: what does it mean exactly? I think it’s different for everybody. For me, it means checking in on how I’m feeling and making adjustments along the way if something in my life needs tweaking. I prioritise things I love doing in my free time to ensure I stay in a healthy mindset (easier said than done most of the time, but I do try!). In terms of the home, candles, lots of plants, flowers from the garden brought inside, and brightly coloured linen on the bed are the little things that make me happy and improve my wellbeing. What are yours? Tastes and circumstances evolve over time so it’s worth checking back in every now and again to make new habits or rituals that make you feel good. Another…

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social club More ideas for your home are only a mouse click away Just add love This home has all the trappings of a villa without the drawbacks of an older home Top resale secrets Kristina Rapley’s six tips to remember if you’re renovating for resale 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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fresh finds

OVER THE GRAINBOW We can’t go past this sweet little handmade rainbow toy made from three types of wood: black walnut, cherry and poplar. The wood is sealed with a food-safe, natural sealer which is safe for little ones to chew on. On a shelf as decoration or on the floor for everyday play, this is a simply lovely item. It costs $49 from CZECH IT OUT Inspired by the classic Jan Bocan lounge chair from the Czech Embassy in Stockholm, the Willow Cane Lounger features a curved design which matches perfectly with any interior. Made from natural rattan, making it lightweight yet strong and sturdy, these elegant chairs are $550 each from LOCK ’N’ LOAD If fitting enough storage into your home is a challenge then one of these lockers from Australian…

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dried & true


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pretty perfect

RHINO BROOKLYN One of the softest carpets in our Rhino range, Brooklyn truly has to be walked on to be believed. Its tight construction will last the years and six designer colours will complement any home. IDEAL FOR MALMO SCANDIA With this luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring, you can opt for a high-end look without a high-end price tag. This water-resistant and durable flooring is super easy to care for. IDEAL FOR MALMO MONTE ROSA If you’re renovating your house to get it ready for sale, look no further than Monte Rosa carpet. It’s well priced, good-looking and comes in a great range of on-trend colours, including solid and tonal finishes. IDEAL FOR Visit in-store to pick up your Style Guide or go to for more details. TOP TIP Luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) are great for living rooms or transitional areas as they…

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