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Should you start gardening?

We all know someone who has a thing for gardening; someone who just seems so at ease when handling delicate flowers, newly grown plants, and not even to mention all those gardening tools and accessories! Looks so relaxing, doesn’t it? So, should we a…

18 January, 2021

10 ways to boost your small kitchen’s style in 2021

After 2020, we don’t blame anyone for wanting to change their home’s design and add more space and/or style. Maybe rethink that small kitchen and see if changing your appliances colour schemes, and/or décor might do the trick.

14 January, 2021

The benefits of bigger windows (and how to clean them)

We all know that bigger doesn’t (always) mean better, but when it comes to larger windows for your home, we’re sure you can count some advantages, right? But while big and beautiful windows can really boost your exterior views (among other things), d…

13 January, 2021

What to do if you have no guest bedroom

Expecting some overnight visitors? Not that strange, considering it’s that time of year and all, but what if your home isn’t fortunate enough to dish up an extra bedroom for guests?Then you improvise, like this…  

08 January, 2021

Advice article: What to ask an interior designer

Ever since being established back in March 1992, the award-winning company Deborah Garth Interior Design International has been changing the way South Africans experience interior splendour and deluxe lifestyles.

07 January, 2021

Dividing your open-plan space: 7 ideas

There’s a new design trend and its main focus is not visual splendour (although that is important  as well), but mainly how to turn multifunctional large spaces into smaller, more convenient zones dedicated to eating, working, relaxing, sleeping, etc.

05 January, 2021

Is your home as safe as can be?

We don’t blame anybody for needing to get away after the year we’ve all had. But just ensure that, like everything else, you plan your year-end holiday appropriately by considering the safety of your home.

27 December, 2020

A modern renovation: office loft and two bathrooms

The professionals bringing us today’s design inspiration are CS Design. Located in Sandton, Johannesburg, the interior-design company CS Design (which was founded in 1991 in New York, of all places) is also proud of the fact that it offers all its cl…

21 December, 2020

How to keep your house cool this summer: 11 tricks

Those who don’t believe in global warming will do well to spend a few days in South Africa during summer’s peak. And speaking of which, the current summer looks to be another scorcher for us and our homes – which, for many of us, now include home off…

16 December, 2020

10 garden-prepping tips before your summer holiday

Whether you’re staying put this December or jetting off as soon as your leave starts, spare a thought for your yard and garden and the possible state they might be in upon your return.

14 December, 2020