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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. 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 Spring sale now on Ph: 1300 960 047 www.amazingimprovements.com.au "You will be amazed by our Service, Quality & Price! " • 15 Years structural warranty • 100% Australian owned • Highest quality Bluescope Steel • Best price guaranteed • No hidden costs • FREE Quotes, Call 7 Days A division of Westside Awnings Pty Ltd Colourbond Garages, Carpor ts, Awnings, Glass Enclosures, Screened Rooms, Timber Decking. Flat Roofs, Pitched & Curved Roofs. 2056453 11/9 Phone: 1300 800 118 Email: email@example.com www.woodnation.com.au 2161248 6/11 Plantation Shutters * Venetian Blinds * Roller Blinds Factory Direct Prices Compare & Save FREE Measure & Quote for Plantation Shutters Buy Blinds online today from our secure website Australia wide delivery for blinds Save up to 30% www.wedokitchens.com.au FREE BATHROOM QUOTES now offered by our recommended licenced renovators FREE QUOTES 1300 135 007 Daryl & Kerry Murray N SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS 10am - 4pm N 12 DAY EXPRESS DELIVERY N 12 YEAR WARRANTY N FREE SOFT CLOSE DRAWERS N 100% AUSTRALIAN MADE 2309714 6/11 FREE .... IAG DISHWASHER (value $1259) Available to customers from Oct 24, 2012 and who purchase kitchen cabinets over $5,000. Offer valid until bonus stocks run out. A family business with traditional values We offer a range of Gable and Flat Awnings and Carports, Conservatories and Sunrooms, designed to suit your needs and your budget. FREE QUOTES Phone 9627 1922 Interest Free terms - conditions apply Awning with Gable (6000x3000) $4340 Screen Enclosure with Glass Wall (6000x3000) $7000 Unit 1, 58-60 Melbourne Road (Cnr Brisbane Rd) Riverstone www.adamsnewdawnliving.com.au Improve the value of your home 2153996 5/9 SPRING SPECIAL Over 25 years • FREE Measure & Quote • 10 Years Guarantee Shop 1 14 Cammeray Road, Cammeray Showroom Open 6 Days www.designarobe.com.au BUILDING LIC NO 204289C 9908 5503 2220426 26/6 WARDROBES
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