Jakkie Janse van Vuuren

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6 of the Sweetest Mom + Toddler Halloween Costumes You Can Buy and DIY

Halloween is near and dear to our B+C hearts — and yours as well I’m sure! We are always looking for the next best idea for a family costume. Two years ago, my son Elijah and I got to rep six momma and cub costumes and it melts my heart to see his growth since then. Note: If you have a toddler and …

Crafting

10 amazing ideas to simplify your home's style

Sometimes, our homes can be a bit overwhelming. What should be a place of retreat and contentment sometimes feels congested with unnecessary items, …

2 DIY Hair Rinses You Should Totally Try, and 2 You Should Avoid at All Costs

Confession: I am not a natural blonde. If my brown eyes and dark eyebrows weren't a dead giveaway, I'll openly admit to my standing appointment at …

Hair Care

12 Cool Things You Can Make From Pallets

Nailing farmhouse style this season just got easier.

Top 5 Projects of the Week: Modern Wall Ideas to Space-Saving Secrets

Before we raise the curtain on this week's highlights, please make sure you've got a notepad and pen handy because have we got some great ideas for …

8 space-efficient kitchens you'll love

Whether you reside in a compact apartment or a large villa, you will no doubt want to maximise space in your kitchen. Even the largest of interior …

A Game To Learn How To Use The Misunderstood Genius That Is The Photoshop Pen Tool

The Pen Tool is, for many, the most daunting Photoshop tool there is. It was for me, as it felt unnatural, and the flow and bend of the points and …

Tutorials

10 Ways to Improve Your Travel Photography Portraits

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How to Correct Lens Distortion with the Adaptive Wide Angle Filter in Photoshop

The issue When photographing subjects with a wide-angle lens, it’s pretty common for perspective problems to present themselves in the form of lines …

Pro tips for decorating tiny bedrooms

A small space needs a clear decorating directive and when it comes to your bedroom, you really don't want to get it wrong. That's why we've compiled …

Home Decorating

Tips for Starting a Photography Business the Right Way

Are you ready to make the switch from a hobbyist to full-time professional photographer? That,s great, congratulations on your decision. It’s a great …

Small Business

Why Your Eyes Look Red in Photos and How to Prevent It

Nothing like a jarring pair of glowing red eyeballs to ruin the perfect shot. And while it’s a simple enough correction, SciShow explains why it …

Dining room decor: 8 mistakes to avoid

Decorating a room to be perfectly suited to our needs is always exciting! Our personality shines in the colours and fabrics of the furniture and …

How to set up a DIY food photography shoot

Last week we talked about the importance of great writing to a successful food blog. It's true that being able to weave an irresistible story about …

Time I

Meet the Architect Who Quit Designing Houses for the Rich to Provide Free Furniture Designs for the Poor

Ben Uyeda says: "Please steal my ideas and make money off of them"<p>Industrial designers can be petty, and I'm no exception, so I'm always thrilled …

Made in America

Scrap That To-Do' List And Enjoy These Photography Links Instead

It has been another terrific week in the realm of photography, and here we find <b>Toad Hollow Photography</b> has been very busy searching all over the …

Photography

PhotoPills: The Photographer's Swiss Army Knife

It’s 6pm, it’s cold, and the sun is on its way to set. The tripod is placed, the composition is done – now I just have to wait for the big show that …

Motivate my family: Nine tips to keep your family and household organised

3. Homework needs to be included in the conversation when discussing household activities with school-age children. The type and amount of homework …

Kids

Out of the Vase: 7 Ideas for Table Displays...That Aren't Flowers

(Image credit: Janette Mallory)<p>A beautiful bouquet always makes for a lovely, if predictable, centerpiece. But there's a whole world of dining table …

Dining Rooms

Stunning Wall Shelves For Home Office Area With Small Writing Desk And Modern Chairs

Home » Furniture » How to Choose Best Decorative Wall Shelves » Stunning Wall Shelves For Home Office Area With Small Writing Desk And Modern …

Could You Live in Under 200 Square Feet?

Here at Apartment Therapy, we've had lots of lively discussions about what constitutes a "small" apartment, a "little" one, a "tiny" one, and so …

Great Dane

7 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your House Look Smaller

Even if you have space to spare,<p>you're going to want to read this.<p>When it comes to great design, every inch counts. And, as anyone who's ever owned furniture knows, arranging it can be particularly difficult, no matter the size of your space.<p>Luckily, Berlin-based rental service Wimdu has a few …

Home Decorating

Depth of Field Explained

When you focus your camera, the area around the focal distance will also be in focus. But this can fall of to blur quickly, or slowly. The acceptable …

Cameras

Nature and Wildlife Photography Tip: Using Natural Light

At first, using natural light for nature and wildlife photography seems like an obvious topic. After all, the sun is often the only lighting you have …

Landscape Photography

Planning key to avoiding relationship conflict while renovating your home, experts say

Renovating is a stressful time, as parts of your home become unliveable and your personal space is invaded by tradies.<p>So when your house starts to be …

How to Adjust Exposure with Aperture and ISO

In the second part of this series (part 1 on exposure stops) on exposure adjustment using aperture and ISO, Joshua Cripps explains how these two …

Landscape Photography

How to Photograph a Moonbow - Part 1

Rainbows are beautiful things to behold and are generally quite rare. But there is a rainbow so elusive that many do not know it exists and most have …

Landscape Photography

Sustainable Home Building Tips

Taylor and Steph, the owners <i>and</i> builders of a small, sustainable "Earthship" home in the mountains of California, have a lot of advice to folks …

New Mexico