We receive lots of enquiries from people wanting to change the colour of leather furniture... and now you can!
The Tork Craft 4-in-1 work bench also serves as a hand and floor trolley, and a scaffold, all in one.
For over 10 years we have been designing and making furniture for Home-Dzine and other online and hard-copy publications. Now we're making our projects to order - for you! Let us know what piece you like and we'll make it for you.
Save almost R2 500 on the Festool Dust Extractor CTL 36 E AC when you buy online at Tools4Wood - while stocks last.
Whether you’re looking for paint and equipment, or garden tools, DIY shop has a wide select of hardware, building, tools and related equipment and materials.
If you urgently need blinds for your home... Problem solved. Visit your nearest Builders Warehouse store this weekend to order your blinds with express delivery.
Take advantage of the special offer on Triton Tools and get the Triton T12TP Drill / Driver and Impact Driver @ R2781.00
Howard Leather Cleaner and Howard Leather Conditioner will keep your leather furniture and leather car upholstery clean and supple.
What better to celebrate love, romance, pleasure and the longevity of your relationship than by investing in a Valentine’s gift that will contribute to the improvement of your physical relationship and overall wellbeing for years to come?
UCAN create more storage solutions for your home with Space Savers. These compact units offer neat and easy storage for any room in a home.
With the Kreg Jig R3 you can build bookcases, shelves, and storage projects for your home. It's also great for creating custom built-ins, and countless other home improvement projects. Plus, the Kreg Jig® R3 is portable, allowing you to make lasting repairs around the home.
Howard Feed-N-Wax is an original blend of beeswax, carnauba wax, mineral oil and orange oil that is perfect for enhancing the natural beauty and depth of grain in all woods, finished or raw.
Tork Craft have comprehensive range of mini rotary power tools, as well as a selection of accessory kits, that are ideal for hobby and DIY enthusiasts. These mini rotary tools can do a wide range of tasks such as cleaning, polishing, cutting, sanding and carving.
I recently bought a hanging rail for a built-in closet. What a shock when opening the pack to see what was supplied!
Finding the perfect gifts for our loved ones isn’t only a very time-consuming exercise, it's also a costly one. What if we were to tell you that there is a faster and more affordable way to survive this Festive Season?
On special for today only, the Wood Repair Knot Filler Kit from Tools4Wood.
A fast accurate and professional Wetstone sharpening unit that does it all: scissors, chisels, all blades, knives, spade drill bits, wood carving tools and almost anything that needs a sharpening edge or a new point or tip.
If you're looking to make your DIY projects easier, today's Tools4Wood special is just for you. For today only you can buy the AirCraft Brad Nailer Starter Kit @ R889.
Buy the Dremel 4000 on special at R1599, while stocks last and then attend a DIY Divas Dremel workshop to get the most out of your Dremel tool.
With a normal selling price at just over R700 - the Bosch 91-pc set is on sale at R499.00 each at Makro, while stocks last.
Bessey has now transferred its experience of clamping tools - amassed over the course of many decades - into the development of its TW clamping elements for matrix welding tables with 28 and 16 mm holes.
Strubens Valley Builders Warehouse offers incredible specials, services and promotions for customers.
Olfa’s new L5-AL/LFB Cutter with low friction Fluorine Coated Blade that reduces the cut resistance drastically when cutting through cardboard.
The Triton TCMBS Palm Sander is a compact, lightweight sander that fits in the palm of your hand. On special for today at Tools4Wood, you can add this tool to your collection @ R959.00, including a selection of sanding belts.
If you're putting together your Christmas shopping list, don't miss out on specials on power tools.
Kohler has created a superior blend of comfort and convenience in their new ModernLife™ bathroom range. Every aspect of the contemporary design has been crafted with the aim of achieving ultimate hygiene. It is designed for cleanliness, comfort, and convenience.
Take advantage of this special offer on shop soiled Dremel Bronze Kits. The kits themselves are brand new - it's only the packaging (box) that is damaged.
Design-A-Bed have just launched a range of natural pine children's furniture that is uber-trendy and modern and perfect for a little girl or boy.
Now you can make accurate dowel joints and drill precise holes with the Wolfcraft jig. The Wolfcraft Accumobil Drill Guide and Universal Dowel Kit are on special this Woodworking Wednesday at Tools4Wood.
For a limited time you can save a bundle on new curtains for your home at the Finishing Touches 'End of Range' sale.
There's never been a better time to buy Dremel tools. With unbelievable specials on offer at Tools4Wood, you can buy your favourite Dremel tool and get crafting.
Pallets continue to be an inexpensive way to make a wide variety of furniture. The problem is that it is getting harder and harder to find pallets. We complied a list of places where you can buy pallets in South Africa.
The Bosch PFS range is painting reinvented! Whatever the paint, easily achieve the best results. Fast. Efficient. Easy.
The Japanese cutter giant, Olfa, who have been producing cutters since 1956, have just launched their eco-friendly, cutters made from recycled material.
The Triton Plunge Router meets all of your trimming and plunge routing needs. Today, this extremely robust tool is on special for Woodworking Wednesday at Tools4Wood.
Now you can make straight, accurate cuts with your circular saw and the new Kreg Accu-Cut Circular Saw Guide.
Plugfones believe that work should be enjoyed and they designed, created and manufactured an earplug-earbud product to help do exactly that.
This August, MONN showcased its new range of rugs at 100% Design South Africa expo. The collection comprises four beautiful bespoke designs.
When you need to remove paint, varnish or sealer from glass, the new Olfa Glass Scraper goes lower than any other scraper.
Dress your home with the ultimate luxury... custom door and cabinet handles crafted from leather.
Judging by the number of enquiries we receive, sliding barn doors continue to be popular in South Africa. Now, there is a local company that manufactures stylish sliding barn door hardware.
Now you can kit out your doors with Fort Knox rust-resistant nylon locks finished with aluminium components - the perfect solution where excess moisture is a problem.
Tork Craft introduce two new Laser Distance Meters . Both have their own unique features.
Rawlplug has complete branded kits with all that you need for the job - plugs, screws, and even the drill bit
To celebrate Women's Day, Tools4Wood have a special on a Kickstart Power Tools with Accessories bundle.
Design-A-Bed have added two new beds to their range of beds for girls and boys. These beautiful beds are designed for little girls and young ladies.
AGA kettles are designed for maximum performance - with a thick solid base that ensures a quick boiling time. The kettle features an insulated easy grip handle, and is available in several colours.
Order a Garden Love Seat and add comfortable seating to your deck, patio or garden. The Garden Love Seat easily seats two people and features a unique design that you can't buy anywhere else.
It's Woodworking Wednesday (28-06-2017) at Tools4Wood, and you can save a whopping R500 on the Dremel MultiMax MM20 - today only!
Built tough for light-duty clamping, the Bessey KliKlamp range of clamps is manufactured to the highest standards.
Avoid costly or fatal mistakes when drilling into walls or through tiles by using an Auto or Digital Detector to check for conduits, pipes and cables.
State of the art units and in a class of their own - the New Olfa MXP-AL and MXP-L model cutters are the first ever die-cast aluminium body units.
KOHLER seamlessly fuses innovation and technology with their latest Mica Vessel range - slim, sleek, and ultra-contemporary.
If you're looking to buy bedroom furniture for a boy or girl, take advantage of the specials now on at Design-A-Bed.
Timless and elegant, Scandinavian furniture is known for its fluid contours and clean lines. Buy Scandinavian design in South Africa.
Furniture with hairpin legs is trending around the world. From coffee tables to bedside cabinets, hairpin legs add a unique style to your handmade furniture.
Multi-Sharp, supplier of specialist tool sharpeners, has a sharpener for every tool in the home, workshop or garden.
For anyone interested in making their own galvanised pipe decor, I recently received details from a company that supplies galvanised flanges, fittings and pipes in Kempton Park.
Designing a nursery is a special joy, and one that you will keep in your heart forever. Imagine being able to dress your new nursery with solid wood, heirloom furniture that can be passed down through generations.
When making your own furniture, having the right legs or feet to finish off makes all the difference.
Invest in a handy 4-piece Tork Craft Caulking Set consisting of 2-in-1 scraper and 3 different edging tools for the perfect effortless caulking edges.
Now you can purchase Shabby Chic onlays and embellishments locally for easy delivery and at an affordable price.
Now's your chance to buy a Tork Craft Biscuit Joiner plus 375pc biscuit packs, glue bottle and applicators for only R1526 with free delivery.
Whether its converting an old open hearth or installing a freestanding fireplace, beat the shopping frenzy and install an efficient and easy to use, closed combustion fireplace into your home now.
Add a unique touch to your home interior with the RiZZ coat rack. The bespoke stainless steel coat rack combines with a wooden plank for a truly natural edge. The bark can be preserved or removed for a smoother finish.
Just in time for Easter and the school holidays, Consol has launched a new addition to its popular Colouring In Jar range.
Vencasa Egyptian Cotton 600GSM Towels are made from the finest quality 100% Egyptian Cotton. This extra-long cotton ensures a luxuriously soft and ultra absorbent towel and that can last a lifetime.
Tork Craft offer a comprehensive range of high-performance LED flashlights, torches, headlamps, and work lights.
By request, Home-Dzine has launched an online shop where you can order all your favourite pieces online.
The aFREAKa Papsac is soooo comfortable to lie and sit on. Made from high quality waterproof nylon ripstop and inflatable without the use of a pump, you're going to want one (or more) of these for around the pool, for camping, or for holidays.
This Valentine's Day take advantage of the amazing special offers at Le Creuset and spoil the chef in you!
Kick off your shoes and chill out in a hanging chair. Perfect for a shady corner in the garden or for hangin' out on the patio - hanging chairs are comfortable and available in a range of styles.
Hello Pretty is where you buy high-quality design and is inspired by the incredible things being created in South Africa
Zara recently opened it's new Zara Home store in the Mall of Africa. Offering a range of linens, furniture and decor accessories, we took a quick peek at their absolutely adorable kid's range.
Established by a couple passionate about creating, Murray and Wells offer a variety of exciting furniture, including the playful button stools.
The New Modernist, the latest interiors destination to add pronounced flair to the Cape Town, has opened its doors in the creative cluster known as the Urban Hub, a go-to locale for design nestled at the foot of the Bo-Kaap.
Summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't carry on the fun! The new Hertex range of fabrics will definitely add texture, pattern and colour to any home - summer or winter.
Tamsin Arlow for her recently launched brand, Tambeau. Printed on organic hemp, her bold collections are designed to add colour and pattern to every room in the home.
My air mattress has finally given up and has been patched up so many times I have decided to look at a sleeper couch instead. That way, not only can I bring a comfortable sofa into the spare room, but easily covert this to a bed when guests sleep over.
Just in time to refresh your home for spring, Mr Price Home has launched a range of Scandinavian inspired furniture. The Stockholm range from Mr Price Home offers clean lines and an urban contemporary look that is a stylish choice for the modern home.
Trendy Bendy is handmade from indigenous timber to create an environmentally conscious and trendy product with many practical applications in a home.
Aptly named as 'Bonbons' this new seating from Ergoform has the same appeal as an array of assorted candies on a tray. And with such a wide variety of colours, the only problem is which one to choose?
Power tools for gifts is one way to build up your workshop collection and this year Builders Warehouse have some amazing specials that you won't want to miss.
If you haven't already made yourself a garden table from the many project ideas right here on Home-Dzine, you might be interested in the new range of FLAT table bases from Eclipse.
NeverWet Outdoor Fabric spray should be in stock at your local Builders soon. This weekend I got to try out the spray and I am definitely impressed with how it repels water.
Buying blinds used to be tough, but not anymore - now you can buy blinds online from Blinds Direct.
This festive season it's palm trees - not pine trees - that take centre stage when Skinny laMinx designer, Heather Moore, introduces traditional Christmas décor with a South African twist.
Dremel have introduced two kits just in time for the festive season: a Home Repair Kit and Home Décor Project Kit, both of which allow users to complete a variety of projects.
Rust-Oleum NeverWet fabric spray will be available in store at your local Builders from about the middle of November. You can use the spray on leather, suede, most fabrics, as well as canvas.
Finally, moms can now order beautiful bed sets for a nursery with the introduction of products from one of the UK's top retailers right here in South Africa. Cheeky monkey and chloe cat bedding and accessories are now available to order online for busy moms who want to decorate a nursery in something different.
I just received a sample of the new Addis Swifta Floor Cleaner to try out and couldn't wait to set everything up and give this new floor cleaner a go. Living in a double storey home, carrying the vacuum cleaner up and down the stairs is a mission and I have been cleaning the upstairs tiles with a mop for lack of anything else.
When researching articles for Home-Dzine I often have to pop on to local Home Decor sites. In this way I have a fair understanding of what is offered by furniture stores, and the huge difference in pricing between the various home decor stores. Is the difference in pricing justified? Is there a reason why one supplier should be far more expensive than another?
The UCAN is more than just a bathroom vanity, it's also a super functional cabinet that can be used in so many different ways. We're going to show you how YOU CAN turn a UCAN into storage for any room in a home - both indoors and outdoors!
Rust-Oleum have launched a revolutionary new surface protection - NeverWet. Available in a 2-step spray on product, the treatment causes water droplets to form on surfaces including metal, wood, aluminium, concrete, canvas, most plastics and more.
When you are using PVC pipes for installing a water feature, repairing a swimming pool, or for any craft or DIY project that uses PVC pipes, you need an adhesive that sticks fast and sticks strong. Tangit PVC-U Weld is the product you need.
Over the festive season I discovered a new place to shop till I drop... Typo! This amazing treasure trove has so much to offer that you can literally spend hours shopping.
The new Bosch PKP 3,6 LI Tacker is now available and makes upholstery projects a breeze. The previous model was slightly hard on the controls, but the new Li-Ion Bosch Tacker is smooth, easy and simple to use. Plus, it's even more lightweight and charges quickly.
Loctite Power Flex Gel has been specially developed with an advanced rubber-infused formula for flexible and shock-resistant bonding. Yet, it is still strong enough to hold heavy loads and gets to work in just seconds.
I often receive enquiries on some of the bedding featured in bedroom articles. The good news is that you can now buy directly from international stores and have duvets and bedding shipped to South Africa.
The new Telescopic Curtain 'Enhanzer' does away with drilling into walls to tieback your curtains. The Enhanzer is simply fitted to your existing curtain track and is available in various lengths, so you can easily transform your curtains in minutes.
Addis celebrates its centenary with an innovative product range that will have you sitting back, putting your feet up and resting on your laurels. The Stella chair is a cause for a celebration: it’s affordable, durable and stylish.
Finding furniture and decor for home decorating has become so much easier with the introduction of online shopping sites that offer a collection of designer accessories, fabric, furniture, lighting and more. Now, finding what you want is as easy as logging in...
iSpy specialises in fabric design and home decor accessories and they offer a gorgeous selection of the freshest colours to hit the home. All designs are professionally screen printed on 300gsm cotton. I think it's great that South African talent is taking the lead when it comes to unique home decor.
iCandy DIY Party Printables was created out of a love for beautiful design, parties and all things creative! iCandy offers affordable DIY party stationery to suit any event and it is so easy... just Print, Cut and Party !
I have previously featured Mend-a-Chip, but a new addition to the product range got me quite excited. Their new Chip Repair Kit offers a quick, affordable and easy way to touch-up chips in the home.
Developed over 20 years ago, Annie Sloan chalk paint is used around the world by decorators looking for a versatile paint that can be used as a lime wash, as a paint for furniture, and for painting projects in and around the home.
Rubson Stop Humidity unit uses refill tabs that absorb all the moisture from a room and it's amazing how fast this little device gets to work at doing just that. Rubson have now re-launched the product with a modern design that you can use in any room in a home.
Here's an idea that I haven't seen before. These gourmet Easter baskets are filled with dipped strawberries and delivered fresh to your door. Or what about the fresh fruit Easter baskets... they look so yummy. I wouldn't want to eat them they look so gorgeous.
The tannenboing is an environmentally friendly Christmas tree design that is made from recycled aluminum. The tree comes as flat-packed and is easy to assemble. At the end of the season, the tree can be taken down and put away for next year, or it can be recycled.
The festive season will soon be upon us and I am constantly asked for advice on what tools to look out for, either to buy for yourself or to add to your Christmas List for Santa. Here is my recommended of the best tools to buy for those wanting to start out in DIY.
Look at any decor setting or beautiful interior and you will more often than not notice that rooms need rugs. Soft underfoot and beautiful to look at, rugs not only add interest to a room, they also add colour and texture.
Taunina create exquisite handmade appliqued and embroidered collectable soft toys – treasured around the world for their beauty and unique artistry – to build a better future by inspiring and effecting social change.
What started as a humble business supplying wedding decor has transformed into a leading name in cake decor. Nicole and Ian, the names behind the Nicoletta brand, place focus on quality and innovation to supply some of the most gorgeous cake decorations on the local market.
Known for their iconic design, Italian design house Alessi, has launched a range of glass storage containers that are anything but average. Instantly recognisable, these glass storage containers definitely add a little eccentric charm to any kitchen.
Have your cake and eat it... but make sure it's elegantly displayed on a wrought iron cake stand. These glorious cupcake stands are designed and created by Custom Wrought Iron Decor, who are battling to keep up with the orders and, having seen some of these designs I can understand why!
Avoova has blossomed into one of South Africa’s most beautiful and innovative luxury products. Only available through the company’s exclusive retail partners and its own stores in the Western Cape and Johannesburg, a limited selection of products can now be purchased online.
West Elm is a leading international furniture and decor store where I love to window shop from time to time (on the Internet). I use West Elm as a trend forecaster, as their range also lets me know what's going to be hot in the near future.
There are a wide selection of DIY solar power kits now on the market, priced more affordably than a generator and that offer a solution for temporary power without worrying about noise levels, making sure you have diesel or petrol available, or the toxic fumes that spew out of these machines.
We have previously discussed 'taking time out' on Home-Dzine, and what better way to catch up with friends, take a well-earned break, and enjoy a host of sumptuous goodies than by hosting an afternoon tea.
Daisy Do Lots doesn't offer just a website but a dream come true - all the products available are sold to support local artists and to put these fantastic proudly South African people on a platform.
Design Team is a textile design business focusing on the design, print and conversion of South African inspired textiles. Contemporary, topical designs forms the basis of their fabric collections, rather than the already well represented ethnic approach. Emphasis is placed on quality and uniqueness of design, keeping in touch with global trends and design styles.
Heartfelt's mission is to continually create employment for unemployed women in the rural community of Makapanstad - through the creation of unique contemporary African designs. Helping to empower not only the lives of these women, but also for the good of the community as a whole.
Mustardseed & Moonshine supply some of the world's top interior stores and their work is represented in collections around the globe, including the National Musee of Ceramique in Sevres.
We love it when new products hit the market, it gives us a chance to try them out and determine whether or not they make DIY easier. Tork Craft have an enormous range of power tools accessories - at an affordable price - and are always adding to their extensive range.
A little hand made joy in a world of machines and mass manufacture. Get back to a time when individuality was the norm, not the exception. PaperCake create a unique selection of wonderful hand made tiles for a touch of whimsy.
This timeless design, created by Dominique Imbert in 1968, was the first suspended, 360° pivoting fireplace. It was revolutionary as much for its technical design as its ground-breaking style.
I recently moved down to Cape Town from Joburg and have found a nice place to rent not far from Sea Point. One of the highlights of my week is going to shop at Greenmarket Square.
According to a recent survey, kitchen appliances and beauty products just won't do anymore. Women are getting more savvy in and around the home and are looking to empower themselves in other ways.
This year, Dremel has come up with two promotional kits to suit everyone’s needs this festive season: a DIY kit and a hobby / craft kit.
There's nothing more frustrating than not being able to find what you need when you need it! On numerous occasions I pop into my local hardware store for essential tools or accessories, only to find that they have no stock.
Installing new kitchen cabinets, adding built-in cupboards, updating hardware - there's one place we shop for all the essential hardware, handles and fittings...
Guess what I would like under the Christmas tree this year? If Santa doesn't bring me one - I'm definitely saving up for this!
If you've never been to Westpack at Lifestyle, you're missing out on some great bargains. Packed from floor to ceiling with row upon row of plastic, glass, stainless steel - they have a wide selection of home and decor goodies.
Every so often I come across online stores that offer unique handy craft accessories. Button Buzz is one of those - and it's South African!
We are constantly doing all different types of projects and regularly require foam products. We source all our foam, whether sheets, solid cubes or custom cut foam, from Foam Factory.
It's no secret that Home-Dzine and DIY-Divas prefer to shop at Builders Warehouse - it's the only store that has everything you need for home DIY under one roof.
Manufacturers of beach house furniture and accessories for every room in the home.
The 2011 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, and if you haven't yet got your supporter's jersey - you'd better hurry!
One of my fondest memories of a childhood in chilly England, is climbing into a warm bed with winter sheets. Adding winter sheets to the bed is one of the easiest ways to cut back on your monthly electricity bill during the winter months!
The recent Australian Masterchef has inspired me to get a bit more creative in the kitchen. Having just discovered the Le Creuset range of cookware right here in South Africa, my kitchen is going to be looking very colourful.
Shopping for bargains can be inspiring and fun; for some, it can be a bit overwhelming. Over the years, I have found many interesting accessories for my home. Here are some quick tips on how to find hidden treasures.
The Pick 'n Pay smart shopper card is a rewards card that gives you cash back on just about everything in your trolley. Simply swipe your card and for every rand spent, we give you 1 smart point.
Now there's a lawnmower that is ideal for townhouse gardens, small and medium gardens and for gardeners that want a perfect-looking lawn - and it uses no power, is compact in size, easy to use, and extremely affordable.