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Home Living : April 13th 2010
HLC - HOME LIVING: CENTRAL, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 1 Brighten up your garden in winter As the lustre of summer and spring fades away, a dull and brown winter slowly creeps into the garden. Trees and plants can become stripped and bare, leaving the garden looking dreary and boring. However, this needn't be how the garden welcomes the cooler months. Installing a fence can add colour and warmth to the garden. When using colour in a garden or on the exterior of a home it's desirable to use the latest trends, yet it's important that any changes don't date quickly. The colours in the Colorbond steel range include soft neutrals, traditional heritage tones and cool crisp colours. This allows you to complement elements of your home with the garden for a more holistic look. For fencing, neutrals dominate with the emphasis on creating calm and balancing the more frantic aspects of life. Fencing made from Colorbond steel is available in 14 designer colours. Calm neutrals can be contrasted with strong, accent colours. A neutral- coloured fence can be balanced with guttering, downpipes, fascia, wall cladding or garage doors in darker blues, such as the navy-inspired deep ocean or even deep green such as cottage green. Brightening the garden in winter, a fence made from Colorbond steel will work all-year-round to create a complementary backdrop for a blooming spring garden. In contemporary homes, fence colours can be stronger and can include deep greys, rustic reds and rich greens. Installing a fence made from Colorbond steel is not only a great way to give your backyard a lift in winter, it's also very low-maintenance because of its incredibly resilient pre- painted finish. Details: visit colorbond.com or call 1800 022 999. ........................................... Colour impact » ADVERTISING FEATURE Autumn is the perfect time of the year to update a tired paint job and clean up clutter and mess around the house. Homeowners can be inspired to get organised and give their homes a new lease of life with a fresh coat of paint. It's important to understand few things before starting any DIY project. With cool fresh tones, green is a restful colour which creates a calming atmosphere for living rooms, kitchens and dining spaces. Reds are traditionally used in dining rooms to stimulate the appetite. Neutrals are the most versatile shades of paint and provide colour that's easy on the eye in all rooms. Colours included in this image are mostly ivory, creams and whites. Shades of yellow will brighten a living room or add a sunny perspective to a kitchen or children's bedroom. Violet is a restful colour that creates the perfect ambience for the home office. Orange is a sociable colour, warm and stimulating and so ideal for living rooms and kitchens. More tips on DIY projects: bunnings.com.au HOMELIVING built-in WARDROBES FACTORY & SHOWROOM Unit 1, 183-185 McCredie Rd, Guildford 9632 5444 Lic. No, 160400C www.waratahwardrobes.com.au Lifetime Warranty Free Measure & Quote Custom Design Built-in Wardrobes Renovation of existing Wardrobes Sliding Mirror doors in a variety of colour frames Hinged or sliding Federation Doors Frameless Shower Screens and Splashbacks Now Available hln 2257444i wk5 Leading brand toilets including SKEW PAN toilet HUGE CLEARANCE SALE KILLARA 684 Pacific Hwy (T Junction off Greengate Rd) 9880 2885 ASHFIELD 244-246 Parramatta Rd (Cnr Bland St) 9799 7999 ROSELANDS 1112-1120 Canterbury Rd (Cnr Stephenson St) 9750 3488 MTV Bathroom Centre Hurry Up, Till Stocks Last! Come to us before you buy - Conditions Apply Heated Towel Rail From $299 5 Star Aussie Standard Sink Mixer Wels 5 Star, 6L/PM From $29 2240662i hlc wl20 High gloss Vanity from $199 Millions of $$ stocks on the floor, come see our bargains! OM CE Poly vanities with ceramic tops Baths, taps, mirrors & much, much more! $19 9 $19 9 $375 AMAZING PACKAGE DEALS Kitchens Bathrooms & Doors 24 Bridge Street, Rydalmere 02 9898 1200 www.auslux.com.au 2271272K HLCwk41 • 2 x Mirror doors • Wall to wall up to 2.4m wide • 1 x Single Hanging space • 1 x Draw unit (4 draws) + 3 shelving •1xShoerack • 1 x Double hanging space • 3 x mirror doors •Walltowallupto 3.6m wide Bankstown 9786 0395e Surcharge applies to Campbelltown area Wally's Wardrobe World 2173633i hlc wk49 up to 2.4m wide up to 3.6m wide 2.4m high 2.4m high $570 inc GST $870 inc GST
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