Desserts & Baking
Fudge

Decadent fudge duo

Satisfy a sweet tooth with this double-delicious choice

Desserts & Baking
Chocolate French toast

Chocolate French toast and ice cream

At least the strawberries are healthy!

Crafts
Resin

Create with resin

You can create many lovely things with resin – especially if you make your own moulds. Here are a few good ideas

Pantry
Tarragon

Tarragon vinegar

Called the ‘king of herbs’ by the French, culinary tarragon is an aromatic herb with a distinct aniseed flavour

Desserts & Baking
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Create the perfect crème brûlée

Follow these steps and make this all-time favourite dessert

Crafts
Paper teacups

Paper teacups

We simply adore these gorgeous cups that we came across on Ann Wood’s blog. She provided the template and we made this tea set.

Vegetarian
Quick vegetable biryani

Quick vegetable biryani

The whole family will love this vegetarian twist to an old favourite

Crafts
Rose-petal paper

Make your own paper

Handmade paper is lovely and lends a special touch to whatever you use it for

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
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Courgette and broccoli salad

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
Chair makeover

Old chair, new look. Voila!

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

Desserts & Baking
Step by step fudge

Make fabulous fudge

Follow these steps to ensure a successful batch of moreish fudge

Crafts
Quilt-a-bag

Quilt a pretty bag

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

Crafts
Hi hooks

Décor idea: ‘Hi’ hooks

This will also function as a friendly greeting in your home

Décor
Old headboard

A little bit of everything

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

Décor
Colouring in

Illustrated home

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

Recipes
Fish and chips

Fish in beer batter with tandoori spiced chips

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

Crafts
Air dry clay

Air-dry clay: The technique

Step by step instructions to use air-dry clay.

Décor
Still life

From the market

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

Recipes
Corn and pumpkin fritters

Corn and pumpkin fritters with salsa

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
Shortcrust pastry

Basic recipe: Shortcrust pastry

A must-have basic recipe that you can trust.

Crafts
Perspex window

Décor idea: Perspex for your windows

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
Broccoli and bacon bake

Pasta night! Broccoli-and-bacon pasta bake

Easy and cash savvy entertainment for a Friday night.

Crafts
Stencilled walls

Three-dimensional stencilled flowers

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
Spirit level

DIY: How to use a spirit level

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

Crafts
Silhouette

Décor idea: Screen print your silhouette, step by step

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