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Home Living : February 28th 2012
MB HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, February 28, 2012 5 TIMBER FLOORS CREATE THAT COSY FEELING RED WOOD IS THE TREND PALE WALLS FOR BALANCE Interior designer Kristina Hetherington of Design Clarity says when selecting finishes for your home try walls in pale neutrals or near-white shades help to balance a red timber floor. Crisp, understated tones allow the wood floor to be the main feature of your space,'' she said. There is nothing that compares with the rich warmth and unique texture of a natural timber floor. Timber has a clear resonance and lasting beauty underfoot. It conveys a sense of luxury, comfort and timelessness. By choosing one of the distinctive Australian red species, you can make the floor a striking feature of your interior.'' Flooded (rose) gum flooring produces a stunning, yet cosy, look. Janita Singh RED timber floors are making a warm comeback in many homes this year and, according to experts, it is all about cre- ating that cosy feeling. For those planning to install a new timber floor, it is vital to do some homework and select species with colours that comp- lement your interior. Boral Timber marketing manager Robyn Barnes says timber colour is an aesthetic choice now. ''We are seeing a strong movement towards red species such as flooded (rose) gum and red mahogany,'' he said. ''Renovators have been re- questing red species which of- fer a rich palette and create a cosy feeling, particularly in open plan living areas. ''Flooded gum, which has unique and subtle tones, vary- ing from pale pink to soft reds and reddish browns, is ideal for luxurious domestic appli- cations that require a bold yet gentle flooring finish,'' he said. Mr Barnes said red mahog- any was an extremely dense hardwood species, with stun- ning pale to deep, dark red colouring. ''Its density and rare colouring have made it a tim- ber that is highly sought after. ''Timber is a versatile floor- ing material and can help achieve an individual look. ''Generally the colour is de- termined by the timber species, however natural colour variations can be found even within the one species.'' AUSTRALIA MADE QUALITY LOUNGES. HOME CINEMA MODULARS & RECLINERS: OUR SPECIALTY ww w.niceinteriors.com.au Showroom & Warehouse 10/1 Vuko Place Warriewood NSW 2102 Phone: 02 9913 1133 "Its all about QUALITY and COMFORT" Castle Hill Shop 79 Home Hub Centre Castle Hill NSW 2154 Phone: 9634 8855 From Only $1399 NORDIC 60 A chair to fit your body, small, medium, large. 15 styles in stock Divani Modular 1-2-3-4 or 5 seats 2116741 14/2 Copenhagen Nice-Monaco Metropolitan Built-in Wardrobes Pty Ltd FREE MEASURE & QUOTE SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS Mon- Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm Sat 8.00am - 12.30pm T: 9763 5899, F: 9763 5877 www.metropolitanwardrobes.com.au Unit 6, 1-15 Wentworth Rd Nth, Homebush (off Bellona Ave) 15 YEARS GUARANTEED 2141582i hln wk39 Lic. 137155c World's Leading Shutters | Roller Blinds | Romans | Venetians | Awnings and more... All products can be motorised www.completeblinds.net.au 8824 7975 zb0454 Our quality never before offered at these prices SALE Free INSTALLATION As heard on Ray Hadley 2GB "Your number 1 local supplier of quality aluminium fencing & gates" Lic 236224C Ezycare Fencing Slat Fencing Privacy Screens No repainting No oiling or sanding Will not warp Woodgrain Colours Standard Colours Picket Fencing Tube Pool Fencing Infill Fencing Driveway Gates Single Gates Security Fencing Verandah Balustrades Call Now 9999 3773 www.ezycarefencing.com.au Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SOFT FURNISHING INDUSTRIES Custom Made Manufacturer Call 9683 4474 www.softfurnishings.com.au CREATE & DECORATE MANUFACTURING ALL STYLES DOMESTIC & COMMERCIAL • Curtains • Bed Coverings • Soft Blinds & Romans • Pelmets & Swags 30 Years Experience $ON T PAY RETAIL BUY DIRECT m!S SEEN IN (OME "EAUTIFULn COMPARE OUR PRICES! PLANTATION SHUTTERS GLOBAL SHUTTERS & BLINDS PTY LTD TEL: 1300 128 230 www.gloshutters.com "!337//$ M 2202647 31/1 *plus installation charge, price quoted for a minimum order of 2m2
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