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While you may think that there’s nothing to do in the garden in winter, there are quite a few things you can do now so that it looks gorgeous in spring

Similar to this: Growing winter veggies

1. IMPROVE THE SOIL

This is a good time to improve the soil for planting. Start by digging in organic matter like compost, bone meal and hoof and horn into the top 20 – 30cm. This increases water retention, introduces beneficial bacteria and provides nutrients.

2. ADD HEIGHT TO FLAT BEDS

While beds are relatively empty, it’s easy to assess them and see which ones could do with a bit more structure. Obelisks and tripods are an excellent way to make beds look more interesting and give them some height. Either place them in the centre of a square bed or in a row along the length of a border. Make sure that they look in proportion and are not too close together. If decorative, like those in wrought iron, you can leave them bare. But if they’re plain timber tripods, train climbing roses or a flowering creeper over them to add colour.

3. PLANT ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

If you want to give your garden a more contemporary look introduce ornamental grasses. These are very fashionable at the moment and their texture and form make an interesting contrast to the more regular shape of shrubs and perennials. Use them in drifts rather than dotting them about, and look for ones that have attractive seed heads in autumn and winter. Landscaping by The Friendly Plant.

4. STRAIGHTEN BEDS

Another way to update your garden is to square off all those curvy beds. Straight lines look much more up to date and will make edges easier to maintain and mow. An added advantage is that the garden looks neater and more tranquil. Garden design by Foxgloves Landscape Design.

5. EDGE THE BEDS

Then finish off those straightened beds with permanent edging. There’s quite a selection to choose from– bricks, concrete, cobbles, terracotta and timber. Choose one that suits the style of your garden. Thin metal edging works extremely well in modern gardens where you want a very clean, minimalist look. Edging also makes the lawn look neat and saves you having to slice off grass runners that constantly invade flower beds.

6. SORT OUT SHADY AREAS

There are a number of ways to improve shady areas under trees where nothing will grow. However, to maintain the health of the trees, make sure that the surface you use is permeable so rainwater can soak through. In this Jo’burg garden, Create a Landscape planted mondo grass between large pavers and placed pebbles around the water feature to create a permeable surface.

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As summer approaches, our wedding season looks set to be very different from what we had planned. At a time when it’s important to focus on the positives to keep spirits high, what better way to spend your time in isolation than planning this exciting event in your life with our summer issue of SOCIAL & PERSONAL WEDDINGS.

For a peek inside the issue, continue reading below or to subscribe, click on the cover.

First things first - the dress. Every bride wants to feel their most confident and beautiful on the day of their wedding, we offer a little guidance as to which style of gown is best suited to your body shape to help you achieve bridal perfection. And once you’ve found the dream dress, it’s time to focus on the fittings. Each bride goes through a different journey with their dress, some brides need no more than two fittings, others require quite a few more. The most important thing is that the dress fits and flatters you in all of the right places with not a seam out of place. Read up on what to expect for each fitting and the questions you should be asking.

And once you turn your focus towards the planning, your florals are a great place to start! Channel your vision for the overall decor through the florals and build all the other elements around this. Whether you opt for bright and bold or muted and classic, florals have the power to transform any space and become the focal point of your ceremony or reception.

Another key element of wedding planning is ensuring you find the right photographer for you both as a couple. A day which does not allow for do-overs, it’s important you find the best person to perfectly capture the inimitable moments you will share on your wedding day. Each couple has their own personal style and personality so ensure you find a photographer who shares in the same vision as you. We have included some top tips to help you find the best candidate for the job.

When it comes to invitations, there’s so much more to consider than just the invitation alone. From response to reception cards, and accommodation info to your complete wedding itinerary, find out which information needs to be distributed to guests and how. We also tackle the correct etiquette to abide by when composing the wording for your all-important invitations. From religious ceremonies to secular, and including everyone from divorced parents to deceased, we run through the many connotations couples face when wording their invites.

And for those nearing the end of their planning with the big day finally in sight, you are faced with one last hurdle - the dreaded seating chart. Take all the drama and hassle out of this and enjoy the run-up to your wedding stress-free!

While you are sat home ‘cocooning’ during this isolation period, no better time to overhaul your skincare regime and get your complexion wedding day ready. And as tempting as it may be to reach for the biscuits when you’re trapped indoors, resist the urge and instead read up on some simple swaps you can make to your diet. Give your metabolism a boost to help you burn fat faster whilst also loading up on key vitamins and nutrients with these everyday items.

Lastly, I think it’s safe to say we’re all dreaming of the days we can get out and about again and enjoy a little sun on our skin! Start researching your dream honeymoon with some of the hottest honeymoon destinations for the coming year.

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Bob hairstyles are incredibly on trend lately. Thanks to the likes of Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner going for the big crop with their locks, it’s no surprise that opting for a bob has grown in popularity. Bob hairstyles are incredibly versatile, offering a range of incredible looks and plenty of different options with layers and bangs. Though it’s typical to wear your bob hairstyle straight, adding lots of curls to your amazing hair will absolutely transform your style. Adding curls to a bob brings body, bounce and a stunning silhouette. Here’s 10 super cute curly bob hairstyles we just can’t get enough of!

Just because you’ve chopped your locks doesn’t mean you have to ditch your curling irons! Bobs look extra cute with some wave, bounce, or ringlets, and you’re sure to fall in love with one of these delightful curly Bob hairstyles.

Whether you’re currently rocking short hair or are looking to change up your current style and opt for a chop, here at the PoPular Haircuts office we could not be bigger fans of the curly bob. Bobs have grown in popularity over the past couple of seasons, and thanks to some of the most notable celebrities deciding to keep their locks short, we can only see the trend growing even more – which is exactly why we’ve gathered some of our favourite curly bob hairstyles in this beautiful collection for your inspiration.

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#1. Purple and Silver Curly Bob – Shoulder Length Bob Hairstyle

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Purple and silver are two colours which blend together perfectly – especially in this bob! Dye your hair a stunning steel shade of silver. Add metallic purple highlights throughout. Get a graduated bob cut, with longer layers towards the front of the face graduating to shorter layers at the back. Using straighteners or curlers, curl the hair from top to bottom for a gorgeous, bouncy finish.

#2. Brown and Pink Bob with Curled Ends – Balayage Curly Bob Haircut

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To create a stunning curly bob you need not curl your hair from top to bottom! As this gorgeous brown and pink bob proves, sometimes less is more. Start by dying your hair a deep shade of chocolate brown and adding lots of lovely hot pink highlights throughout. Opt for a bob which falls around the jaw level. Loosely curl the ends of the hair to add lift to the locks and show off the colours at work.

#3. Curly Blue Bob Hair Cuts

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Curls can accentuate a brightly coloured bob like no other hairstyle. Choose your favourite bright shade to dye your hair. We absolutely adore this electric blue colour as pictured above! Crop your hair into a  beautiful bob which falls around jaw length. Add lots of layers throughout towards the top of the head. Curl from top to bottom to create this incredible and voluminous end result.

#4. Swept Back and Curled Balayage Bob Hair Style

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Balayage is a stunning hair transition which blends two colours together seamlessly. It looks every bit as beautiful on short hair as it does on long hair – so let’s steal this style! Start by chopping your hair into a cute bob which falls around the ear length. Opt for a side parting so that you get a long fringe. Choose a balayage blend of dark to light brown. Sweep the hair back and curl to finish.

#5. Tight Curls and Centre Parting – Messy Curly Hairstyle

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Loose curls are great when it comes to curling your bob hairstyle, but sometimes tight curls are even better! Recreate this look with ease by opting for a cute bob. This will finish a few inches above shoulder length. Part your hair in the centre. Work lots of lovely, tight curls throughout the style from top to bottom. Run your fingers through the curls for a super trendy tousled effect which is oh so swoon-worthy!

#6. Messy Curly Bob Haircut – Balayage Hairstyle

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Messy curls are our favourite type of curls. As much as gorgeous ringlets look beautiful, there’s something incredibly sexy about a messy and unfinished hairstyle – perfect for a rock chick vibe! With your bob, add lots of pretty blonde highlights throughout for a sun-kissed effect. Curl the bob from top to bottom, and use your fingers to scrunch and add a little mess to the curls.

#7. Tousled Blonde Wedged Bob – Short Hairstyle for Thick Hair

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Wedged bobs are those that have lots of short layers towards the back of the head, creating a stunning curved effect. Steal this style by opting for a curved bob at your next hair appointment. Ensure the hair is slightly longer towards the front of the face and kept shorter at the back. Add lots of curls to the ends of the hair, and sweep forward to create a cool, windswept vibe.

#8. Wedged Lob with Ringlets – Balayage Lob Hairstyle

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Another wedged bob to add to the collection – but this one totally different from the last! Again, choose a style with longer sections of hair towards the front of the face and shorter layers at the back of the head. Add two shades of stunning blonde as highlights throughout the hair. Work tight ringlets throughout the layers and use hairspray to add some wonderful volume to the back of the head.

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As summer approaches, our wedding season looks set to be very different from what we had planned. At a time when it’s important to focus on the positives to keep spirits high, what better way to spend your time in isolation than planning this exciting event in your life with our summer issue of SOCIAL & PERSONAL WEDDINGS.

For a peek inside the issue, continue reading below or to subscribe, click on the cover.

First things first - the dress. Every bride wants to feel their most confident and beautiful on the day of their wedding, we offer a little guidance as to which style of gown is best suited to your body shape to help you achieve bridal perfection. And once you’ve found the dream dress, it’s time to focus on the fittings. Each bride goes through a different journey with their dress, some brides need no more than two fittings, others require quite a few more. The most important thing is that the dress fits and flatters you in all of the right places with not a seam out of place. Read up on what to expect for each fitting and the questions you should be asking.

And once you turn your focus towards the planning, your florals are a great place to start! Channel your vision for the overall decor through the florals and build all the other elements around this. Whether you opt for bright and bold or muted and classic, florals have the power to transform any space and become the focal point of your ceremony or reception.

Another key element of wedding planning is ensuring you find the right photographer for you both as a couple. A day which does not allow for do-overs, it’s important you find the best person to perfectly capture the inimitable moments you will share on your wedding day. Each couple has their own personal style and personality so ensure you find a photographer who shares in the same vision as you. We have included some top tips to help you find the best candidate for the job.

When it comes to invitations, there’s so much more to consider than just the invitation alone. From response to reception cards, and accommodation info to your complete wedding itinerary, find out which information needs to be distributed to guests and how. We also tackle the correct etiquette to abide by when composing the wording for your all-important invitations. From religious ceremonies to secular, and including everyone from divorced parents to deceased, we run through the many connotations couples face when wording their invites.

And for those nearing the end of their planning with the big day finally in sight, you are faced with one last hurdle - the dreaded seating chart. Take all the drama and hassle out of this and enjoy the run-up to your wedding stress-free!

While you are sat home ‘cocooning’ during this isolation period, no better time to overhaul your skincare regime and get your complexion wedding day ready. And as tempting as it may be to reach for the biscuits when you’re trapped indoors, resist the urge and instead read up on some simple swaps you can make to your diet. Give your metabolism a boost to help you burn fat faster whilst also loading up on key vitamins and nutrients with these everyday items.

Lastly, I think it’s safe to say we’re all dreaming of the days we can get out and about again and enjoy a little sun on our skin! Start researching your dream honeymoon with some of the hottest honeymoon destinations for the coming year.

- Alexandra

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While you may think that there’s nothing to do in the garden in winter, there are quite a few things you can do now so that it looks gorgeous in spring

Similar to this: Growing winter veggies

1. IMPROVE THE SOIL

This is a good time to improve the soil for planting. Start by digging in organic matter like compost, bone meal and hoof and horn into the top 20 – 30cm. This increases water retention, introduces beneficial bacteria and provides nutrients.

2. ADD HEIGHT TO FLAT BEDS

While beds are relatively empty, it’s easy to assess them and see which ones could do with a bit more structure. Obelisks and tripods are an excellent way to make beds look more interesting and give them some height. Either place them in the centre of a square bed or in a row along the length of a border. Make sure that they look in proportion and are not too close together. If decorative, like those in wrought iron, you can leave them bare. But if they’re plain timber tripods, train climbing roses or a flowering creeper over them to add colour.

3. PLANT ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

If you want to give your garden a more contemporary look introduce ornamental grasses. These are very fashionable at the moment and their texture and form make an interesting contrast to the more regular shape of shrubs and perennials. Use them in drifts rather than dotting them about, and look for ones that have attractive seed heads in autumn and winter. Landscaping by The Friendly Plant.

4. STRAIGHTEN BEDS

Another way to update your garden is to square off all those curvy beds. Straight lines look much more up to date and will make edges easier to maintain and mow. An added advantage is that the garden looks neater and more tranquil. Garden design by Foxgloves Landscape Design.

5. EDGE THE BEDS

Then finish off those straightened beds with permanent edging. There’s quite a selection to choose from– bricks, concrete, cobbles, terracotta and timber. Choose one that suits the style of your garden. Thin metal edging works extremely well in modern gardens where you want a very clean, minimalist look. Edging also makes the lawn look neat and saves you having to slice off grass runners that constantly invade flower beds.

6. SORT OUT SHADY AREAS

There are a number of ways to improve shady areas under trees where nothing will grow. However, to maintain the health of the trees, make sure that the surface you use is permeable so rainwater can soak through. In this Jo’burg garden, Create a Landscape planted mondo grass between large pavers and placed pebbles around the water feature to create a permeable surface.

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As summer approaches, our wedding season looks set to be very different from what we had planned. At a time when it’s important to focus on the positives to keep spirits high, what better way to spend your time in isolation than planning this exciting event in your life with our summer issue of SOCIAL & PERSONAL WEDDINGS.

For a peek inside the issue, continue reading below or to subscribe, click on the cover.

First things first - the dress. Every bride wants to feel their most confident and beautiful on the day of their wedding, we offer a little guidance as to which style of gown is best suited to your body shape to help you achieve bridal perfection. And once you’ve found the dream dress, it’s time to focus on the fittings. Each bride goes through a different journey with their dress, some brides need no more than two fittings, others require quite a few more. The most important thing is that the dress fits and flatters you in all of the right places with not a seam out of place. Read up on what to expect for each fitting and the questions you should be asking.

And once you turn your focus towards the planning, your florals are a great place to start! Channel your vision for the overall decor through the florals and build all the other elements around this. Whether you opt for bright and bold or muted and classic, florals have the power to transform any space and become the focal point of your ceremony or reception.

Another key element of wedding planning is ensuring you find the right photographer for you both as a couple. A day which does not allow for do-overs, it’s important you find the best person to perfectly capture the inimitable moments you will share on your wedding day. Each couple has their own personal style and personality so ensure you find a photographer who shares in the same vision as you. We have included some top tips to help you find the best candidate for the job.

When it comes to invitations, there’s so much more to consider than just the invitation alone. From response to reception cards, and accommodation info to your complete wedding itinerary, find out which information needs to be distributed to guests and how. We also tackle the correct etiquette to abide by when composing the wording for your all-important invitations. From religious ceremonies to secular, and including everyone from divorced parents to deceased, we run through the many connotations couples face when wording their invites.

And for those nearing the end of their planning with the big day finally in sight, you are faced with one last hurdle - the dreaded seating chart. Take all the drama and hassle out of this and enjoy the run-up to your wedding stress-free!

While you are sat home ‘cocooning’ during this isolation period, no better time to overhaul your skincare regime and get your complexion wedding day ready. And as tempting as it may be to reach for the biscuits when you’re trapped indoors, resist the urge and instead read up on some simple swaps you can make to your diet. Give your metabolism a boost to help you burn fat faster whilst also loading up on key vitamins and nutrients with these everyday items.

Lastly, I think it’s safe to say we’re all dreaming of the days we can get out and about again and enjoy a little sun on our skin! Start researching your dream honeymoon with some of the hottest honeymoon destinations for the coming year.

- Alexandra

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While you may think that there’s nothing to do in the garden in winter, there are quite a few things you can do now so that it looks gorgeous in spring

Similar to this: Growing winter veggies

1. IMPROVE THE SOIL

This is a good time to improve the soil for planting. Start by digging in organic matter like compost, bone meal and hoof and horn into the top 20 – 30cm. This increases water retention, introduces beneficial bacteria and provides nutrients.

2. ADD HEIGHT TO FLAT BEDS

While beds are relatively empty, it’s easy to assess them and see which ones could do with a bit more structure. Obelisks and tripods are an excellent way to make beds look more interesting and give them some height. Either place them in the centre of a square bed or in a row along the length of a border. Make sure that they look in proportion and are not too close together. If decorative, like those in wrought iron, you can leave them bare. But if they’re plain timber tripods, train climbing roses or a flowering creeper over them to add colour.

3. PLANT ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

If you want to give your garden a more contemporary look introduce ornamental grasses. These are very fashionable at the moment and their texture and form make an interesting contrast to the more regular shape of shrubs and perennials. Use them in drifts rather than dotting them about, and look for ones that have attractive seed heads in autumn and winter. Landscaping by The Friendly Plant.

4. STRAIGHTEN BEDS

Another way to update your garden is to square off all those curvy beds. Straight lines look much more up to date and will make edges easier to maintain and mow. An added advantage is that the garden looks neater and more tranquil. Garden design by Foxgloves Landscape Design.

5. EDGE THE BEDS

Then finish off those straightened beds with permanent edging. There’s quite a selection to choose from– bricks, concrete, cobbles, terracotta and timber. Choose one that suits the style of your garden. Thin metal edging works extremely well in modern gardens where you want a very clean, minimalist look. Edging also makes the lawn look neat and saves you having to slice off grass runners that constantly invade flower beds.

6. SORT OUT SHADY AREAS

There are a number of ways to improve shady areas under trees where nothing will grow. However, to maintain the health of the trees, make sure that the surface you use is permeable so rainwater can soak through. In this Jo’burg garden, Create a Landscape planted mondo grass between large pavers and placed pebbles around the water feature to create a permeable surface.

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