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Home Living : September 22nd 2009
2 HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Magical mirrors HOMELIVING Past and present Sally Beresford Antiques dealer and table designer WITH spring here we have changes in the light, with days lengtheningand brightening our homes. Capturing the potentialoflight and making it work for you is possible through many methods and devices. One of which I recommend is exploiting the magical properties of mirrors and mirrored surfaces. As a designer, I have always enjoyed the challenge of introducingan architectural element which becomes part of a space, and mirrors have the quality of beingboth visible and invisible. In the case of a stand-alone mirror with a decorative or distinctive frame, the focus is very much on the piece. This can be the missing link in a room. The subtlety of a mirrored surface creates an overall effect that tricks the eye into a feeling of space being multiplied and expanded. I recommend using panels of aged mirror to create aglamorous result, particularly in a modern interior. Where there is no window an arched mirror can create a ''view'' and a sense of another room beyond. When I'm in FranceIsearch tirelessly for old metal windows which are perfect for converting to mirrors. Customised multi-panelled mirrors using aged glass can bemade to your specifications. Aged glass is atmospheric, warmingand timeless. Addinganother dimension to the garden with a mirror creates an illusion: more light reflected, more space created and the opportunity to reflect a key feature. Mirrors take on a weathered patina outdoors and the fuss over keeping them clean disappears. Details: sallyberesford.com.au ALL AREAS 9838 9090 FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lifetime Warranty www.justforyouwardrobes.com.au DESIGNED TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET Timber Coloured panel Painted Mirrored Sliding p Hinged Built-inWardrobe SPECIALISTS JUST FOR YOU WARDROBES PTY LTD Y Lic. 185684C 2168578K wk5 Strongest Ceiling & Wall Repairs Ceiling & wall expert Old ceilings restored 1st class work only Work further than Aust. Standards 37 years experience Call Kerry Builders Lic No R80718 0406 798 557 (anytime) *Conditions Apply 2151814i hlw wk44 RESTORE CEILINGS? CRACKED CEILINGS? CRACKED WALLS? 50% OFF* (Call now!) Decks Pergolas Stainless steel wire handrail Lattice Privacy Screens DIY pergola and deck kits Lic No: 170944C FREE LOCAL DELIVERY SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS OUTDOOR PINE FREE DESIGN & QUOTE 5 CHILVERS ROAD THORNLEIGH www.thomsonsoutdoorpine.com.au 2160314i hlf wk34 PHONE: 9980 7611 THOMSON'S *Discounts off R.R.P. on selected ranges only. Offer supercedes previous offers. X29672 SYDNEY BLINDS & SCREENS 9636 1555 Showroom: 26 St rt Road, Prospect. h dd d Showroom: 26 Stoddart Road Prospect p ,p(Mon--Fri & Sun) www.sydneyblinds.com.au (Mon Fri & Sun) www sydneyblinds com au () y y FREE quotes ALL suburbs SPECIAL GRAND FINAL SALE! SCORE AN UNBELIEVABLE DEAL! ACHIEVE YOUR DECORATING GOALS! GET IN BEFORE THE FINAL WHISTLE! Licence no. 32727c LIFETIME GUARANTEE 5 Bond Crescent, WETHERILL PARK PH: 9756 0235 FAX: 9757 3473 email: firstname.lastname@example.org We will BEAT any written quote. *Conditions apply Huge range of styles and finishes to suit your needs specialising in sliding doors and hinged doors FROM $399 *Conditions apply 22492979i hls wk7 Excellence in Service, Design & Quality Call now for a free measure and quote Service ALL Areas Wardrobe Installers Required DECORATE YOUR HOME LIFESTYLE & DECOR by design CreativeCurtains FREE CONSULTATION! Excellence in all Interior Window/Door treatments Call our FREE insulation hot line: 1800 658 088 Federal Government Energy Efficient Home - Ceiling Insulation Rebate, up to $1600.00 is available NOW to eligible *homeowners.
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