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My favourite jewellery box caught fire during load shedding

What would you do if load shedding made you lose something you love? Here is one reader's tale on losing her precious valuables... ...read more

5 hot new fabric trends from Home Fabrics

Having just scooped the Best Décor award at Decorex Durban 2015 and recently returned from Maison & Objet, Marc Shotland, Group PR and Marketing Executive of Home Fabrics, gives us the lowdown on the top fabric and wallpaper trends for the coming season. ...read more

How to give your home a casual floral flair

Who said a vase full of flowers at your window is outdated? Make your house a home with these useful tips on floral décor. ...read more

I'm not throwing away my lava lamp!

When it comes to decorating your home, sentimentality and memories are the best way to express your family's journey. ...read more

How to furnish your flat for just R5 000

If you’re prepared to do an internet hunt for perfectly excellent second hand bargains, this is for you. Whatever you do, don’t buy anything new. ...read more

5 of the dirtiest houses you’ll ever see

If you think you’re messy, think again. These 5 homes take messy to a whole new level. ...read more

5 great decor items to help you get organised

Who says pretty can’t be functional too? ...read more

8 bathroom trends to know about this season

Bathroom décor has never looked better. A bathroom decor expert reveals the major trends emerging in the world of bathroom design. ...read more

What to expect at Decorex Cape Town 2015

Home Décor fans get ready. All the latest trends, interior designers, property experts and a 5 bedroom house display will be at this year’s Decorex. ...read more

Here are 6 adorable pictures of cats snoozing on doll beds. You’re welcome.

A new, incredibly adorable trend has started in Japan: using doll beds as cat furniture. ...read more

5 games that will make Easter fun for the whole family

Make this Easter one to remember by filling it with fun, laughter, and chocolate. ...read more

Not just boring florals: six serious wallpaper myths debunked

If you are thinking about changing the décor in your home and would like to make the most of what wallpaper has to offer, don’t believe everything you hear. ...read more

16 kitchen gadgets you need right now

Because life's too short to not buy that Darth Vader toaster. ...read more

5 Ridiculously expensive houses we wish we owned

The good news is your dream house exists. The bad news is you have to be on another level of rich to afford it! The prices of these Johannesburg houses will make your jaw drop. ...read more

10 fugly and fantastic furniture items that are certainly unique

Need to liven up your home? Why not get a coffin couch or a monster cupboard? ...read more

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