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The future is female this Women’s Month

This August South Africa commemorates Women’s Month as a tribute to the 20,000 women from all walks of life who joined together in a historic march to the Union Buildings in 1956. Fast forward to 2018 and there are dozens of ways you can celebrate this important occasion. Here are some of our favourites: Support a worthy cause There are so many wonderful organisations and charities that do incredible work aimed at empowering women. If you have some free time consider lending a helping hand by volunteering or making a cash donation. Every little bit helps to make a difference. …
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13th May 2019
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Inspiration is everywhere

With shorter days and long chilly nights, you’re definitely not alone in longing for the return of summer.  If you have slight case of the winter blues then Mall of the North is ready to make you smile because we’re inviting you to indulge the senses at our Just Imagine Arts and Photo Fair from 20 to 22 July. There are plenty of good reasons to celebrate all things creative and visually beautiful. And the best part is you don’t have to consider yourself an artist to find joy in being creative. As the famous author Neil Gaiman wrote, “Make your art.…
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13th May 2019
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Taste, Eat and Share

Food is so much more than simply fuel for our bodies; it’s one of the most social things we do as people. As our lives become busier by the day it’s easy to forget that each meal is an opportunity to slow down, reconnect with family and friends or rediscover the simple pleasure of eating. All too often, we wolf down whatever is most convenient as we rush from one activity to the next and miss out on savouring the taste, even if it’s only a humble sandwich and a cup of coffee. With the rise of popular amateur cooking…
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7th May 2019
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Give your home a (budget friendly) makeover like a pro

Think ‘home makeover’ and it’s hard not to imagine expensive renovations that take months to complete. But a little can go a long way if you get creative and know where to start. Paint with purpose Paint is expensive which is why it makes good sense to add a dash of colour to one central wall instead of an entire room. An accent wall can instantly transform a tired space into something more vibrant – and you can use the leftover paint to repurpose old picture frames or cupboard doors. Pretty as a picture Give a bare wall a facelift…
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7th May 2019
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Paint with purpose

Paint is expensive which is why it makes good sense to add a dash of colour to one central wall instead of an entire room. An accent wall can instantly transform a tired space into something more vibrant – and you can use the leftover paint to repurpose old picture frames or cupboard doors
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7th May 2019
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Get crafty with candles

Brightly coloured candles can add a little personality to an old side table and a little luxury to your bathroom. Oversized candles or two or three different sizes in a hurricane glass holder is an easy and cheap way to DIY like an interior designer.
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7th May 2019
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Upcycle

You’ve heard of recycling – now it’s time to upcycle. Consider painting, reupholstering or sanding down your existing furniture as a more affordable way to make something look as good as new again.  
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7th May 2019
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Green is the new black

Indoor plants in beautiful pots and containers can create a gorgeous focal point almost anywhere and add a fresh feeling to your home.
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7th May 2019
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Use what you have

Sometimes updating your home can be as easy as rearranging key furniture pieces and donating items to charity you no longer need.  Once you see your home with a fresh pair of eyes, you’ll be able to decide on a budget for essential new items without breaking the bank.
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6th May 2019
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Get crafty with candles

Brightly coloured candles can add a little personality to an old side table and a little luxury to your bathroom. Oversized candles or two or three different sizes in a hurricane glass holder is an easy and cheap way to DIY like an interior designer.
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30th Dec 2016