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Home Living : October 30th 2012
AN OUTDOOR MASTERPIECE WORK WITH SCULPTURES Janita Singh Sculpture statement ... Plan carefully, pictured above and right, sculptures by Lump Sculpture Studio. PLAN CAREFULLY When choosing statement pieces for outdoors, think of the size and shape -- something which works in harmony with your garden. Also pay attention to the size of your garden. Think of wear and tear. Stainless steel, concrete or ceramic are durable and need less maintenance. Wooden pieces look good but would require regular maintenance. Fibreglass is excellent. What's the focal point? Where do you want most attention drawn and picture your piece there. Think about patterns, designs and 3D effects. Trash to treasure -- you may have things considered old and boring such as old windows and doors, used fencing material, wires and old trellises which can be turned into statement pieces. Look at the whole picture -- the story you want your garden to tell. DECORATING OUTDOOR space needs more then just well-kept gardens. Today, sculptures play a huge role in adding beauty and interest. With outdoor areas be- coming increasingly part of extended living areas, giv- ing more thought to design is essential. Experts at Bunnings Hardware say sculptures can be anything and made from anything. Bunnings national garden decor buyer, Sharyn Pe- trzela says its important to understand your garden's theme to decide what works. ''Decide the sculpture's role. Will it be a centrepiece or a complementary decor- ative piece? If you plan to make it the focal point of your garden, then you should pick a larger statue for visual impact. For comp- lementary pieces, go for smaller sculptures,'' she says. Sculpture expert, Lump Sculpture Studio, says any- thing that draws attention will work. It produces state- ment pieces from 3D feature walls, to lighting, mirrors and stand-alone sculptures. Details: lump.com.au; bun- nings.com.au Seen any great ideas? Tell us at janita.singh.news.com.au ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES The must-have guest for any party, MYdrap is the essential addition to creative homemakers' dining table. These cotton cloths dress up any table setting with ease. thebrassring.com.au RITZY CUSHIONS Add gold and glamour to any decor with Davinci Ritz Gold cushions featuring elaborate small gold and large silver sequins on plain matt satin base. privatecollectionaus- tralia.com.au FUSS-FREE TABLECLOTHS Hand painted by Carmel, these tablecloths are not only fuss- free but very fashionable. Hand painted artwork and 100 per cent cotton gives it that protective coating. handpaintedbycarmel.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 2174088K wk5 *Discounts off R.R.P. on selected ranges only while stocks last. Offer supercedes previous offers. PROMO CODE: NORTHWEST 31664 30 Years of local manufacturing. Best quality and price guaranteed. SYDNEY BLINDS & SCREENS Ph: 9636 1555 SHOWROOM: 26 STODDART RD, PROSPECT (Monday-- Friday & Sunday) Check out our NEW website at www.sydneyblinds.com.au FREE quotes ALL suburbs 60% OFF * UP TO SPRING CLEARANCE SALE! 'Your Tile & Bathroom Specialist' Open M-F: 7.30am-5pm; Sat: 9am-4pm 71 Pacific Highway, Waitara 9487 4578 2235742 30/10 www.bigapluswaitara.com.au SAVE UP TO 75% OFF Clearance stock floor units Only while stocks last MEMBER No. 382542 HIA NOW FREE Measure & quote SPECIAL PRICE FOR HOUSE LOTS SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR PENSIONERS Heat Cold Noise Storms Intruders llll l Energy saving l Added Privacy ll Manual or Electric Choice of Colours ROLLER SHUTTERS ROLLER SHUTTERS QUALITY SHUTTERS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES DIRECT FROM THE FACTORY TRADING AS ALLGUARD HOME IMPROVEMENTS PTY LTD Protect Against ... Enjoy ... MD Regular MD Budget MD Luxury !". 48 HOUR TURN AROUND 2075121 5/6 0 3HOWER 3CREENS &RAMED 3EMI &RAMELESS AND &RAMELESS AVAILABLE LIFETIME GUARANTEE
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