Gardening – The Water-Wise Way

  Xeriscaping – “the art of landscaping or gardening that reduces or eliminates the need for supplemental water from irrigation.” Water-wise gardening, or Xeriscaping, is probably something you’ve heard of before but, unless you’re an avid gardener, have probably not thought that much about. Most people wouldn’t think that gardening could have such an effect on water consumption, but it definitely can. With the current droughts and unpredictable rainfall in
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Child Friendly Garden Ideas

Many of the older generations have wonderful memories of running around outside, covered in mud, building forts and playing pretend among the magical plants and flowers. The newer generations are sadly spending far too much time in front of screens, a detriment to their health and development. It’s time to allow our kids to explore and play in nature again and we’re here to help you create a child friendly
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Blanco Eco Furniture

Made from recycled materials. You can use the Blanco range not just the armchair.   Autumn is settling in, which means amber leaves litter the floor, the air gets a little cooler, and the time for outdoor gatherings gravitates towards bonfires, cosy outdoor braai’s and red wine sipped on the patio. Here at Creative Living we offer a range of outdoor furniture to suit your needs, including the Blanco range
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Time to Get Egg-cited – Easter is Here!

Time to Get Egg-cited – Easter is Here! With Easter around the corner, Autumn is hot on its heels! During this time of year, it’s important to make the most of every glorious sunny day. While the gift of Autumn is slightly cooler weather that brings some relief to the sweltering heat of summer, it stills remains warm enough to host the perfect outdoor event and perhaps establish some new
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Lazy Summer Days with Our Heritage Patio Set

As the days lengthen and the weather warms up, the great outdoors beckon. A small outdoor space can still be big fun if paired with the perfect outdoor furniture. Our Heritage Balcony set is compact without compromising on comfort. It’s perfect for a small balcony, the dappled shade cast by your favourite tree, or that awkward space between the pool and a boundary wall. Is your patio or outdoor space
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Outdoor Bar How-To

Outdoor living areas are all the rage in a country that shines in the summer months and what better way to make the most of the long, sunny days than with an outdoor bar. It seems to be the thing to do, basking in the summer, sipping ice cold drinks and catching up with good friends. Even established venues know the lure of an outdoor bar area, big or small,
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SIP INTO SUMMER

As we ease out of spring, let’s sip into summer with some refreshing drinks that are perfect for any occasion. We’ve put together a list of five easy, no-fuss drinks so that you don’t have to run around trying to find unicorn hair or elderberries and lavender syrup. Simply whip up these delicious thirst quenchers in a few minutes using everyday items, and sometimes a bit of sneaky alcohol. Lemonade
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Heavenly Hammocks

Hammocks originated in Central and South America, namely with the Maya of Mesoamerica and the Taino people of the Bahamas who used them for sleeping. These beds were practical in that it kept them off the cold ground and away from poisonous snakes, insects and other pests as well as providing safety from the spreading of diseases. These early hammocks were woven out of fibres from the bark of the
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SWIM SAFE THIS SUMMER

Summer is nearly in full swing and there is nothing quite like a fun dip in some water to cool off! Whether you are a parent or not, it’s always wise to keep water safety in mind. As many as 600 children die by drowning every year and nearly 7 times that are treated for nonfatal submersion injuries. By wising up on water safety we could perhaps save a life
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8 Ways to Save Water

Save water – something on the looming day zero that is about to hit cape town and how best to help in trying to avoid it and prepare for it. 8 Ways to Save Water We’ve all read about the water crisis in Cape Town and the looming day zero. There are plenty of news stories on how dire the situation is, with water being absolutely essential for all living
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