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▲ HOME IMPROVEMENTS
Paint your chairs in pastels.
Drab seats can be given
a fresh lease of life by
painting them in a rainbow
of colours. Perfect for the
kitchen, firstly paint each
chair white and then,
once dry, paint the legs in
complementary pastel hues.
Or choose a vibrant colour,
such as yellow, to create a
A great way to decorate a room
if you rent, wallpaper o cuts can
be used to create a beautiful and
stunning focal point. Apply striking
o cuts to a canvas frame or large
piece of plywood and rest against
a wall or on a shelf. Your wallpaper
art can be moved around easily, too.
I . O
It's incredible what you can do with
an unused oorboard or piece of
dri wood. ake an old piece of
wood (the more weathered the
better) and attach a row of pretty
hooks to hang your keys and other
knick-knacks from. Secure it to the
wall and you're good to go. If using
an old oorboard, the groove, now
positioned at the top, makes the
perfect shelf for displaying photos.
172 | OCTOBER 2017
CREATE YOUR OWN
Make the most of your table by creating
a simple yet stunning centrepiece.
Collect old jars and bottles, give them
a good wash and discard the lids. Wrap
ra a around each jar, leaving a cm
piece of ra a loose at the beginning.
Once you're happy with the way your
jars look, tie the ends together in a
knot or bow, then fill with tea lights,
candles or owers - dried or fresh - for
a rustic, bohemian table setting.