Five festive favourites

2018-12-14 15:19

Between beer, brandy, whiskey and gin (and of course wine), South African brewers and distillers are increasingly catering for every possible taste, and winning international contests while they’re at it.

Trend forecast: This is what you’ll like in 2019

2018-02-25 00:00

The colour of the season, the It shoe, that must-have bathroom accessory. Who are the people who decide what we wear and how we decorate our homes, the people who decide trends? Internationally renowned Dutch educator, curator and publisher Li Edelkoort is one of them. Grethe Kemp went to her 2019 trend forecast at this year's Design Indaba

Call for private sector help to create 600 new jobs in SA

2016-12-14 15:01

Companies wishing to respond to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s call to help create inclusive new jobs in SA have an opportunity to help an organisation make this a reality.

The Potato Shed in Johannesburg

2016-01-12 12:08

A celebration of craft, fire and the history of Newtown.

Designer growing trees into furniture

2015-05-24 08:54

Deep in the English countryside, there's a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing.

Entrepreneurs to gain from V&A shed upgrade

2014-01-14 11:22

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has committed R50m to the extensive renovation of its existing craft market and wellness centre.

Craft market holds opportunities aplenty

2013-08-11 15:27

Women crafters could tap lucrative niche export markets to command top dollar, according to an expert.

Ale House

2013-06-05 15:27

Ale House is a quaint pub and craft brewery situated in Broederstroom.

Tranform glasses into stylish vases!

2011-09-23 12:18

Got a minute to spare? Then get creative and turn your cheap drinking glasses into crafty decorative vases. Here's how!

How to buy and appreciate art

2010-07-30 10:13

Want to invest in a painting, drawing or sculpture, but not sure where to start? Don’t feel intimidated – we’re here to help!

 

At this Joburg school, the teacher dresses up as Wonder Woman and the kids learn to become heroes

2018-04-12 16:16

It’s a South African first, and possibly a world first too. Cosplay, the art of dressing up as your favourite comic book character, has taken this school by storm.

Brewing a beer business

2016-04-29 07:00

Kevin and Philippa Wood started Darling Brew in 2010 with money from their house bond. Today they sell 80 000 litres of beer a month and have their own tasting room and restaurant.

End of an era as Oval Craft Market closes after 30 years

2015-07-08 09:29

AFTER 30 years of providing craft and entertainment, the much loved Maritzburg Oval Craft Market has finally closed its stalls.

CRAFT: Colour me playdough

2014-09-08 09:11

With innovative plastic sheets, playing with playdough takes on new meaning. 

7 life hacks every parent needs to know

2013-08-27 15:27

Clever tricks that will save you time, be easy on your wallet and make your life easier!

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9 worst craft ideas EVER

2013-07-18 17:33
Here's what NOT to DIY.

Here's what NOT to DIY.

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What every craft box needs

2012-06-02 08:59

Gather all these goodies together to ensure endless craft fun!

CRAFT: Origami fun

2011-01-12 10:31

Want to do something different with your child's birthday invitations? How about an origami boat or windmill or fortune teller? These are also fun to make just-because. Here are the instructions

Crafty coffee cans

2010-05-04 14:31

Old coffee cans? Don’t dump them - recycle, refine and reuse them! Janice Anderssen shows us how.

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