coats of paint

Do I need one or two coats of paint?

When you set about painting a room, two coats of paint is almost always required. While there are certain acrylic-latex blends that claim to only need a single coat, two…

Romantic paint colours

Romantic paint colours: shades of love for your home

There is nothing more important in life than the love you have for others. It’s such a powerful emotion and has so many nuances that it makes the perfect theme…

Remove mould

How to remove mould before painting your bathroom

When you start to spot dark spots and mould in your bathroom, it can be as good an encouragement as any to have a thorough spring clean and re-paint to…

Bench DIY project

Bench DIY project: build and paint your own

We have a fantastic step-by-step guide on how you can build and paint your very own bench using 2 x 4 wood, a few tools and some paint. Start your…

Revive Christmas decorations

Revive Christmas decorations with a coat of paint

It’s that time of year when we delve into the attic and begin to sort through bags of decorations. Every year we insist we won’t buy anymore, but, especially when…

DIY Christmas trees

4 DIY Christmas trees to create and paint yourself

With Christmas just around the corner, thoughts may have turned to festive decorating and that ever-important Christmas tree. With living spaces getting smaller and the public getting more creative, why…

wood paint colours

Which wood paint colours would you use to paint wood?

Painting onto wood can be the perfect blank canvas. As any DIY lover can attest to, the choice of wood paint colours can transform the look and feel of a…

best paint for exterior walls

Best paint for exterior walls and how best to paint them

If the exterior of your home or business building is looking tired and worn, you may need to repair and paint it. Here’s a quick guide on the best paint…

Best kitchen paint colours

5 of the best kitchen paint colours

The heart of any household, the kitchen is where most people spend the majority of their time. Whether they are cooking, eating or entertaining, this room needs to be an…

Cool colour schemes

Cool colour schemes and paint effects for hot spaces

If you’re about to begin a home decorating project as Swaziland heads into summer and the mercury begins to rise, you might want to consider using the cooler shades on…