Discover the must-have homewares our editors can’t get enough of this April

New Zealand’s top magazine editors Marilynn McLachlan & Sebastian van der Zwan share their favourite homewares
Blue Lake Photographic Print, $195 at Shop Your Home and Garden

Moving house or big renovations are great for injecting new style into your home life, but for most of us, that’s not an option at the moment.

However, the good news is a few minor changes to your homewares are all that’s needed to make a space look fresh and on-trend. It’s all about knowing your interior style and working with it to enhance a home.

Enter Shop Your Home and Garden, New Zealand’s leading decor, bedding and furniture marketplace. Its fabulous selection of homewares by local brands, artists and creatives will help you achieve the house of your dreams.

For magazine-worthy interiors, our editors share the products they can’t live without, all available from Shop Your Home and Garden.

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Expert style: Shop our editors’ favourite homewares

Marilynn McLachlan, New Zealand Woman’s Weekly Editor

“In many ways, I’m a traditionalist and my home celebrates this – from high studs and wrought-iron detailing to arched windows and decorative tiling. I also love to add a layer of quirk and individualism to the more formal elements by using interesting art pieces or décor items. Both my husband and I are writers, so our love for the literary world is reflected throughout our home, which combines both fun and functionality.”


Biroix Cast Iron Dutch Oven

$258 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“Every week, I’m inspired by the recipes we produce for New Zealand Woman’s Weekly Food. This quality Dutch oven is multipurpose and can be used to cook in, but it’s also pretty enough to serve from and display on the kitchen shelf when not in use.”


Loomwares Loom Cashmere Merino Teal Throw

$253.50 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“My interior showcases lots of whites, neutrals and natural wood, but I love to introduce on-trend colours through my accessories. I adore this deep teal throw. The cashmere element makes it super-soft and it would be equally at home on my sofa or the bed.”


Magnolia Lane & Co Ceramics Butter Dish 1

$70.99 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“The traditionalist in me loves the idea of celebrating the past with an item like this butter dish. The artisanal craftmanship of this has taken a practical item and made it beautiful. The perfect Sunday brunch accompaniment.”


Home Lab Store NZ Angus Round Footed Platter

$148.99 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“With its rounded feet, this practical wooden platter always makes me smile. I love to entertain and it adds a fun element to my food presentation.”


Home Lab Store NZ 100% French Flax Linen White Bedside Organiser

$48.99 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“A book is never far from my side and this organiser is the perfect companion for late-night or weekend reading. It means you never have to clutter your bedside table.”

Sebastian van der Zwan, Woman’s Day Editor

“My home is a small, imperfectly formed but delightfully quirky townhouse that showcases my passion for travel and nature. I’m a big wildlife lover, so animal print is essential – I’m famously fond of zebras. With just one bedroom, space is at a premium, so I try to keep my home style minimalist, with a few statement pieces.”


Pop Motif Parrot By Lila & Lola Art Print

$69 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“A great new art print instantly updates a space for a small spend. This macaw makes a stylish splash and reminds me of honeymooning in the Amazon.”


Wine On The Side Maximum Storage Starter 27 Bottle Wine Rack

$200 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“Storage that is also stylish gets a big tick from me. Now I just have to work at keeping the shelves full!”


Home Lab Store NZ Bouncle Small Round Cushion

$78.99 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“Why have a standard square cushion when you can have a cute spherical one? This cosy pillow is perfect for nights spent bingewatching wildlife docos.”


LucyKing Kerikeri Large Candle

$73 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“I love our beagle, but that smell? Not so much. This subtle, sophisticated candle masks the doggy odour and brings a fresh, citrus scent – and who doesn’t love a double wick?”


Danish Furniture Houe Click Outdoor Lounge Chair with Footrest

$1,068 at Shop Your Home and Garden

“We spend a lot of time outside in the garden, and this chair is perfectly angled to kick back with a travel guide and daydream about my next trip. The pop of colour is a bonus.”

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