Décor & Gardening

Prepare your child for the next level

Prepare your child for the next level

When your youngster gets ready to go to varsity for the first time it can be a daunting but exciting adventure. You want to set your child up for an incredible year in their first dorm or digs, but you don’t want to forget anything. What will they need, and will it be affordable? mrp home is the one stop option for moms and students to collect everything they need to furnish and finish the ultimate student digs. From kitchen to bedroom, bathroom and living space, you’ll get great value and quality on a wide selection of practical and decorative home solutions that will make your child’s first digs the place to be.


Where is your child going to varsity or college? Will they be able to stay at home or do they need to move closer to campus? Are there dorms or shared living options available? Would your child prefer to share an apartment with her bestie? Do you need to furnish her new abode? Sort out what your child has versus what they need. Plan as much as possible to avoid stress on moving day.

Discuss your budget with your child to avoid mountains of debt before the varsity fees start rolling in. Set up a digs budget and try stick to it. Check in with the fam to see if there is any spare furniture floating around. For example, does granny really need that second fridge?

Visit your closest mrp home and stay focused. We all know how easy it is to get side-tracked at home décor stores. Before you know it, you may leave the mall with bags of scatter cushions but no couch to adorn. Keep the slips from all home purchases too. You never know when you might need them, this is good practice for your kid to get into the habit of.

Try and equip your teen to be responsible and safe while living away from home. Pass on tips about home security, how to stick to a budget and even basic first aid is always a good idea. Have all those important ‘talks’ before your offspring ditches the nest.

Get brown boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap and a black marker. Try and rally up friends and family to assist on moving day. Once everyone has helped your child move, share a pizza and say good-bye. This may be an emotional moment, but remember that this is an exciting chapter for your kid, so don’t embarrass them, and wear waterproof mascara just in case.


Don’t spend a truck-load on bathroom essentials. Grab a Value Pack consisting of a bath, hand and guest towel plus a bath mat for only R199.99.

Get a Bale Set for a double bed comprising of a comforter, night frill, pillowcases and continental pillowcases for only R379.99!

Invest in a microfibre sleeper couch for only R2000!

Make the most of this fresh deal – when you buy a R2000 desk, with a padded PU chair for only R2500! Saving you R500.

Kit your child’s new kitchen with a 16 Piece porcelain crockery set for R249.99. And grab a pack of 4 juice glasses while you’re at it for R49.99.


Here are our top must-haves for any student digs:
Crash anywhere couch SAVE R500 when you buy any microfibre sleeper couch, regular price R2500, you pay R2000

Toaster for midnight snacks
Kettle (because coffee)
Crockery (gotta eat!)
Get great value when you buy selected placemats, white stoneware crockery or glasses for only R19.99 each. Or take advantage of a fantastic 16 Piece porcelain crockery set for R249.99

Glasses (get some extras)

mrp home has GREAT VALUE PACKS to kit your kitchen:
7 Piece glass storage set R199.99
Pack of 4 beer glasses R69.99
Pack of 4 hi ball glasses R49.99
Pack of 4 tumbler glasses R49.99
Pack of 4 water stem glasses R69.99

Good night!
Soft touch sheeting gives you the rest you want at value you don’t need to sleep on.
Buy 2 fitted or flat sheets from the same range and get a standard pillowcase pack FREE

Duvet inners and pillows (comfy)
It’s what’s on the inside that counts. When it comes to duvet and pillow inners, you can count on quality at great value prices.
Fill up for less, SAVE R50 when you buy a hollow fibre soft touch duvet inner and pillow, R129.99 for a single duvet, R39.99 for a pillow

4 x towels (lazy with laundry)
Great value always has more to offer
Value Pack R199.99 consists of bath towel, hand towel, guest towel and bath mat

Shelving, storage and butlers trays for all their ‘important’ knick knacks (aka dinner/cards table)
SAVE R400 When you buy any ladder shelf, regular price R1700, you pay R1300
Hit the Books
SAVE R500 When you buy any R2000 desk with a R999.99 padded PU chair Regular price, R3000, you pay R2500

We’ve saved space and money, so you can cram in the right spot
Get ahead of the semester with amazing student savings from mrp home, South Africa’s biggest and most loved fashion value homeware retailer. mrp home is driven by passion, guided by value and built on partnership. Since 1998 they have been offering their customers the most wanted homeware products at everyday low prices. mrp home retails contemporary designed homeware and furniture to value-minded customers, who have a young-at-heart attitude. Whether you’re an online shopper or an in-store customer, you can get the best of both when you visit mrp home stores.

Visit mrp home and #KitYourDigs
Consumer call centre: 0800212535

Oh Appy dayz!
If time is not on your side, download the mrp app so you can stroll on the go to check-out their digs essentials.
Like pudding,they’ve saved our best for last….
Arm your child with an mrp money card before the big move. Apply in store today.
All pricing and homeware is only available at selected stores or online at mrphome.com.

Selected stores List:
GAUTENG: West Rand Retail Crossing, East Rand Retail Park, Greenstone, Design Quarter, Potchefstroom, Cresta, Highveld Mall, Irene, Clearwater, Sandton, Centurion Lifestyle Centre, Centurion Mall, Garsfontein, Kolonnade Retail Park, Mall of Africa, Platinum Mall Rustenburg, Lynnridge Mall, Menlyn, The Grove.
WESTERN CAPE: George, Canal Walk, Somerset West, Main Road – Diep River, Tygervalley, Table Bay Mall, Claremont, Greenpoint. EASTERN CAPE: Walmer Park, Vincent Park.
FREESTATE: Loch Logan.
KZN: Argyle Road, Pavilion, Hillcrest, Ballito, Gateway, Midlands.
MPUMALANGA: Illanga Mall.


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