Compiled by Johané Neilson and Simone Borcherding Contributions by Marilize Spies and Adele Schmitz Photographs: Christo Lötter, Francois Oberholster and Ed O’Riley
Blooming delicious Make teatime a splendid affair by decorating teacups with fabulous flower-shaped ginger biscuits. Use a cookie cutter to cut out flowers from thinly rolled ginger biscuit dough, then cut a slit in each biscuit before baking them.
Prét-a-paper Not sure what to do with a pretty red lantern? Turn it into a striking toilet roll holder!
Topsy turvy Would you believe this stunning cloche was once a salad bowl? Make your own by carefully drilling a small hole in the base and adding a pretty door knob – it’s as easy as that!
Let there be light Recycle your glass jars and make beautiful lanterns by cutting out a stencil using clingfilm, sticking it onto a clean glass jar and covering it with a layer of sandblast spraypaint. Pull the stencil off carefully and voila! All you need now is a candle.
Serve up style Who said mounting plates on a wall is only suitable in the kitchen? See how perfectly this bold black bathroom wall offsets gran’s dainty porcelain…
You quack me up Make bathtime fun with a quirky rubber duck flower pot: cut a hole out on top, nail or drill drainage holes at the bottom and place a plant that will do well in a bathroom in it – an African violet will work.