Your Home and Garden shows you how to create a home that reflects your personal style. From decorating tips to easy DIY craft projects and expert gardening advice, it is packed with inspiring and affordable ideas for when you are renovating, building or simply updating your home.
Hello • THIS MONTH I’M...
Social club • Interact with Your Home and Garden any time, anywhere – we’d love to hear from you!
Your Home and Garden NZ
YOUR Shopping • New products, places, trends and looks we love
Fresh finds • What’s new in homewares from our place to yours
Paper plan • Are you a wallpaper fan? This season’s hottest patterns are super-cool in tones of teal, duck egg and cream
Super soakers • Prevent puddles and give your toes something to snuggle into after a long shower with these on-trend bath mats in shades of blush, mustard and tan
Green queen • YH&G gardens editor Carol Bucknell has been with us since 1994, when ruched blinds, bullnose benchtops and coloured windows were all the rage. We asked her how she became a gardening guru and how Kiwi gardens have changed
Rust for life • Florals in toasted tones of tobacco and turmeric are blooming all over textiles and paper goods. Try clashing colours and different designs for a modern twist on flower power
Laundry day • Make sorting your darks from your whites a soothing experience with textural stone, natural wood and calming pink and white
Moon about • Crescent shapes and half moons are on the rise right now
The ultimate family time • Media personality Shelley Ferguson takes her family for the ultimate urban escape
YOUR Homes • Creative and inspiring New Zealand homes with heart
Black Beauty • This steel-clad home makes a bold statement on the outside, but inside it’s warm, welcoming and designed to create the ultimate Kiwi childhood
SHOP THEIR STYLE • Marble and concrete meet cosy fabrics and gleams of brass in a modern but comfortable family home
Design for life • This chic mum-of-two took from the colours and textures of her childhood to create a home that fuses Scandi style with personal touches
SHOP THEIR STYLE • Cleverly contrasted colours and effervescent florals are balanced with white in a home that’s equal parts calm and joy
Hunter gatherer • A nose for a good deal combined with DIY skills has given this couple’s New Plymouth new-build plenty of soul — without breaking the bank
SHOP THEIR STYLE • Simple cane and raffia decor pieces, along with retro household items, instil old-time values into this new-build
LUCK OF THE IRISH • A family moved to New Zealand with a clear plan in place, but instead fell under the spell of this magnificent art deco homestead in Hawke’s Bay
SHOP THEIR STYLE • An art deco interior is brought to life with decor that captures the glamour and spirit of the era
Entries are open! • Have you used Resene paints at your place? You could win $5000 Get your entry in by 27 October 2019 and you could be our first finalist
YOUR Renovation • Expert advice on home alterations, extensions and updates
Ever green • Some deft tweaks and a new colour scheme saw this previously dingy mid-century home become a classic natural beauty
PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS
The wish list • Ignoring the advice that renovating a villa is “a lot of work”, Emma and Josh Smaller turned a rundown New Plymouth house into a light, liveable dream home
SARAH PEPWORTH HEAD OF MARKETING • COLORSTEEL® has been protecting the places New Zealanders live, work and play in for over 35 years. We chat to Sarah Pepworth, Head of Marketing, about what’s new in steel roofing and cladding.