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#hldiscovery: homemakers expo edition

#hldiscovery This weekend Cape Town experienced the 2018 Homemakers Expo ,where a host of exhibitors showcased their wares. From art and decor to security doors and AV gadgets, there was something for everyone. This weeks' #HLDiscovery showcases five items that caught our eye at the Homemakers Expo.

1. trinity server table

#hldiscovery Luxury furniture manufacturers Wooden Ways create contemporary, classic and country style pieces that they can custom to your specifications. One of their most eye-catching pieces is the Trinity Server table. The sleek two-metre-wide table is made of a combination of smooth and raw wood and boasts a minimalist, modern design, making it a wonderful statement piece.

2. wall-mounted gas fireplace

#hldiscovery If you live in a compact space and don't have space to put in a fireplace, the wall-mounted gas fire place from Progress Lighting is perfect for you. The fireplace is small, and can easily be mounted on a wall, allowing you enjoy a real fire during those cold winter nights. It has a slim design and brushed stainless-steel finish, making is a slick piece. You do need a gas canister – a minimum 9kg bottle of LPG gas required. This can be placed in a cupboard in a another room and connected to the fireplace thought the wall so it remains discreet. The fireplace is vent free, so there is are no major renovations needed to incorporate it in your home. ALSO READ: a compact clifton apartment gets it just right

3. colonial gas cooker

#hldiscovery Contemporary and classic design collide in the best way with the striking Lofra Colonial gas cooker, which boasts four gas burners and one triple-ring burner. It is fitted with a digital programmer, digital timer and has electric multifunction oven with nine programmes. All knobs and handles come in a gold or chrome finish, while the body is available in matt black or ivory.

4. valpaint

#hldiscovery If you want a little more out of your paint, Valpaint could be the answer. This Italian company, which specialises in decorative paints and coating, creates their products in modern laboratories and relies on the partnership between the expert chemists and technicians to achieve the perfect results. This process creates avant-garde paints and varnishes that add texture to your walls. Their range includes multicoloured paints and coatings, water-based paints with special effects, mineral-based plasters and coatings for the creation of antique effects.

5. the wine cradle

#hldiscovery Wine lovers can display their collections in a creative and decorative way with the wine cradle from Display Wine. The wine cradle has a spine that holds the cradles where each of the bottles go. It has been designed to display your wines with the labels facing outwards. This way, you can showcase your best wines and easily identify them. In addition to being decorative, the wine cradle is also an unbelievable  space-saving solution.