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Crafts

Pincushion jar lids

Pincushion jar lids

Use this jar with the pincushion on top as a holder for stitchcraft items; it’s a clever way to display products and the jars have more than one function

Recipes

Courgette and broccoli salad

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The nutrient-dense vegetables in this meal increase your chances of good health

Crafts

Ribbon organiser

Ribbon organiser

This rack is perfect for storing your rolls of ribbon and washi tape

Crafts

Old chair, new look. Voila!

Chair makeover

We used the same piece of fabric to make over this old dining-room chair’s seat and backrest

Desserts & Baking

Make fabulous fudge

Step by step fudge

Follow these steps to ensure a successful batch of moreish fudge

Crafts

Quilt a pretty bag

Quilt-a-bag

To achieve this patchwork effect, squares and rectangles of fabrics are joined with strips to create framed blocks

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Décor idea: ‘Hi’ hooks

Hi hooks

This will also function as a friendly greeting in your home

Décor

A little bit of everything

Old headboard

Being eclectic is not a bad thing! A combination of style and sources can make for a welcoming space

Décor

Illustrated home

Colouring in

Use a few beautiful illustrations to update your home’s interior.

Recipes

Fish in beer batter with tandoori spiced chips

Fish and chips

Have a right royal time with a modern take on a British themed recipe

Crafts

Air-dry clay: The technique

Air dry clay

Step by step instructions to use air-dry clay.

Décor

From the market

Still life

Use your market finds to decorate your home in these interesting ways.

Recipes

Corn and pumpkin fritters with salsa

Corn and pumpkin fritters

Make sure that you make enough. These fritters are divine!

Crafts

Yarnbombed chair

Yarnbombed chair

This project will brighten up the room, and at the same time provide children with a soft chair to sit on.

Desserts & Baking

Basic recipe: Shortcrust pastry

Shortcrust pastry

A must-have basic recipe that you can trust.

Crafts

Décor idea: Perspex for your windows

Perspex window

This window dressing looks beautiful and provides privacy too. If you would like to use it in your kitchen or bathroom, seal the Perspex with clear silicone to keep out the moisture and to prevent the paper warping.

Desserts & Baking

Naartjie and Amarula self-saucing puddings

Naartjie and Amarula self-saucing puddings

O la la! An extra dash of Amarula won’t hurt…

Recipes

Pasta night! Broccoli-and-bacon pasta bake

Broccoli and bacon bake

Easy and cash savvy entertainment for a Friday night.

Crafts

Three-dimensional stencilled flowers

Stencilled walls

This project will take more time, but you’ll be rewarded with a unique wall decoration. You can also apply this technique to the area around a doorframe.

Main Dishes

Stuffed chicken thighs with lemon

Stuffed chicken thighs with lemon

This zesty spin on chicken thighs is not only delicious, it’s so simple to make.

Crafts

DIY: How to use a spirit level

Spirit level

The longer the spirit level, the greater the accuracy of the reading.

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Décor idea: Screen print your silhouette, step by step

Silhouette

How to make your décor more personal, step by step.

Crafts

Reverse ombre

Reverse ombre

Use this paint technique to add a touch of romance to any item.

Crafts

Labels with yarn

Crochet label

Make life easier with crochet labels for your jars.

Recipes

Nutty meringues

meringues

The meringues can be made before the time and stored in an airtight container.

Crafts

Four ways with an old coffee table

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We show you four easy ways to incorporate trends into an old coffee table.

Breakfast & Brunch

English muffin breakfast stacks

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Fuel up for your busy day with this delicious breakfast of protein and carbohydrate plus a handful of green leaves for a dose of vitamin B.

Desserts & Baking

Step by step: Lemon pudding cups (with 3 variations)

Lemon pudding

These puddings are very easy to make and are the ideal way to end off a dinner on a cold night.

Recipes

Chicken and mushroom plait

Chicken and mushroom plait

These pies are a filling meal for the whole family – ready to eat in half an hour.

Desserts & Baking

Coffee custard tarts

Coffee and custard tarts

These Portuguese tarts are the perfect accompaniment, whether you are having a coffee or a tea break.