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Home Living : November 6th 2012
TABLE DECORATING BOLD IS BEAUTIFUL ENTERTAIN IN FULL COLOUR Choosing the right table setting for entertaining family and friends, above a Dandi display and right Villeroy's tableware Janita Singh BRING nature's vibrant palette inside when you next set your table to entertain guests. This season, embrace colour- ful tones of green foliage, fresh blossoms, bright sunshine and blue skies by way of bright and bold tablecloths, napkins, centrepieces and accessories. Sydney design house Dandi, which specialises in home and tableware, says given the global recession and the popularity of cooking shows on television, many families enjoy entertain- ing at home with the table as a talking point. For added interest, colour co- ordinate the table setting and choose appropriate prints that reflect the occasion. This summer, Dandi suggests using lots of colour with inspi- ration from seasonal produce and flowers. Use edible, seaso- nal centrepieces that add to the sensory experience of a meal. Or try colour blocking, where you pick one colour for your napery and another contrasting colour for everything else. Remember to adapt the setting to the time of day, as a lunch, afternoon tea and dinner party have different requirements. Villeroy & Boch tableware experts say you can use stun- ning feature pieces such as bowls, buffet plates or platters alongside regular tableware to create a personalised look. Details: dandi.com.au and villeroy-boch.com WHAT'S ON THE TABLE Floral displays: Nothing an- nounces celebration like fresh flowers on your table. Add your chosen bouquet to a vibrant vase or vintage watering can. Alternatively, fill several trans- parent glass vases with tropical leaves, sticks and stems for an eye-catching display. Kids' masterpieces: Now is a fun time to get kids involved. Why not give their colourful and creative artwork pride of place on the table? Think outside the vase: Not every blooming idea needs to be displayed in a vase. Arrange flowers and foliage in gift boxes, baskets and vintage pots. Mod- ern glassware in vibrant colours can be used to create a multi-layered spread on its own. Trinkets and treasures: Open the display cabinet and dust off your fine china ware. Food for thought: Interest- ing looking fruits will make an irresistibly tasty centerpiece. Call us on 4577 7474 or visit us at www.arcticair.com.au Spring has Sprung 2110172 11/9 www.arcticair.com.au Check out our website for blooming Spring specials! Savings of up to $600! 1/28 Smith Street Chatswood (opp Bunnings) | p 9417 8283 | e email@example.com www.jcbathrooms.com.au Open 7 Days Monday-Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 3pm MEGA SALE 30% OFF APOLLO Slim Rain Shower, 200mm solid brass with chrome finish ONLY $95 FOWLER Newport Wall Faced Cube Toilet Suite RRP $649 ONLY $529 Crystal Wall Shower/Bath Mixer, 5 year warranty ONLY $70 ONLY $340 with ceramic Top, Onyx & stone top are also available. 0mm ONLY $270 0mm ONLY $290 0mm ONLY $490 0mm ONLY $850 SERENE WALL HUNG VANITY, 900mm NOVA IN WALL Toilet Suite $600 (includes pan, in wall cistern & chrome button) CRAZY DEAL Crystal Star Basin Mixer, 5 year warranty only $90 LUCINDA Wall Faced Toilet Suite, Easy clean ceramic, Quick release soft close seat WAS $490 ONLY $299 Frameless Square Shower Screen, 10mm toughened glass, 900x900mm $760 $520 We can beat any price!* STAINLESS STEEL LAUNDRY TUB 45L or 35L $150 SUPER DEEP CUBE KITCHEN SINK, undermount or drop in, 1.2mm thickness 900x440x220mm ONLY $450 CLASSIC SHOWER TAP SET ONLY $40 FREE STANDING BATH, 1715x740x735mm ONLY $950 HUGE RANGE OF BATHROOM ACCESSORIES FROM $17 *Conditions apply 2042507 6/11 Discount off RRP on selected products and fabrics only. Not in conjunction with any other offer. 32232 Showroom: 1/9 Powells Rd., Brookvale 9938 4377 firstname.lastname@example.org 20% to 30% OFF Awnings, Roller Blinds, Roman Blinds & Curtains Spring Sale WIN! 1 of 3 furniture setting vouchers ASTIR CONSTRUCTIONS The Designer Builders • Home extensions • Alfresco entertainment areas • Luxurious bathrooms • Kitchen renovations Have your very own luxury renovation created by the award winning industry leaders Matt - 0403 915 698 Tony - 0418 266 422 Buiders Licence 62143C BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2152887i hlw wk40
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