New Zealand Home & Building, October-November 1998
inspired ways to freshen up your home this spring
inspired ways to freshen up your home this springpage break
create an edge to your favourite table setting with these slick aluminium napkin holders. We used square aluminium tubing off cuts from Mico Metals (09-633 0301) which were cut to size and sanded to a smooth finish. Placemats from PPS… Gifts & Homewares (096239374) abstract expressionism takes on a whole new meaning with this clever idea for a wall treatment. Simply paint prepared canvases from an art supply shop in a range of contemporary colours and arrange on a wall any way you choose. We used Taubmans Living Proof acrylic 'Grape Cooler', 'Wilpena' and 'Wynston' paints. Square canvases, $15.40 each, rectangular canvas, $24.80, from Studio Art Supplies (09-377 0302). Stone Washed Capture the nineties' spirit of minimalism with a simple arrangement of washed river pebbles in a plain ceramic dish. Pebbles from Eden Stone & Water World (09-525 3142).
hot off the block Coloured Melteca and concrete blocks are juxtaposed in a side table that's cheap to make, sturdy and stylish. We chose 'Snap-dragon' from Melteca's new Orient Expressions range to top off our table (available from Fletcher Wood Panels Ltd, 0800-800 080). The concrete blocks are from Firth Industries' 20 Series (0800-800 576).page breakpage breakpage break