Masterclass will help you build that dream bathroom.Byline: John Amabile John Amabile (prenounced Am-ab-illy) is a Scottish interior designer. He is best known in Scotland and the UK for his work on many TV shows. Biography
Born in 1964, John grew up in the Ralston district of Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Q I am looking for a black chandelier Black Chandelier is a trendy popular clothing retailer based in the U.S. state of Utah. Its founder is fashion designer Jared Gold and his collections primarily cater to teens and college-age men and women. for my dining room - but everything I see in the size I want costs over pounds 400.
A The Cristallo eight-light black chandelier by Litecraft is only pounds 179.
It has a beautifully designed chandelier body, with candle-style light bulbs, leaf decoration and elegant crystal pendants. I think it gives a nice, warm lighting effect.
Available from Litecraft, 89 Seaward Street, Glasgow.
Q I want two small bedside lights for my guest bedroom. We have done it in silver and mushroom and just need finishing touches finishing touches finish npl the finishing touches → der letzte Schliff
finishing touches npl → ultimi ritocchi mpl . Bargain price if possible.
A The Bon Bon night-time reading light from Marks & Spencer is only pounds 19.50. It gives a good light and has designer lines too. Check out www.marksandspencer.com or call 0845 302 1234.
Q I would like to buy velvet cushions. Where can I get a lot of them on a low budget?
A Shopping around for velvet cushions should be easy as they are so in right now. You'll find a wellpriced range from Freemans with cushions from pounds 17 including their feature velvet-buttoned cushions (www.freemans.com).
Q I have a tiny spare room off the bathroom. I am thinking of knocking it into one dream bathroom but I've never tackled building work.
A Visit the Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show. There are free seminars and masterclasses including one that sounds perfect for you - Renovation Do's And Don'ts.
The show is on at Glasgow's SECC (Single Edge Contact Cartridge) A CPU module from Intel that held Pentium II and Pentium III chips and their L2 cache chips. The SECC plugged into Slot 1 on the motherboard and contained a single edge processor package (SEPP), which was the printed circuit on May 17-18.
Book by calling 0871 956 4547 or www.homebuildingshow.co.uk.
Advance tickets pounds 5, on the door, pounds 8.
Q I saw a barbecue that folds flat in a magazine and hope you can help me find it.
A The foldaway fold·a·way
Designed to be folded up for easy storage: a foldaway bed.
fold flat barbecue from www.drinkstuff.com is pounds 19.95 plus P&P. It folds completely flat - but remember to let it cool down. Great for days away.
Q Where can I buy a set of waterproof speakers for my iPod?
We have bought an inflatable hot tub seen in your column last year and need music out there.
A John Lewis sell the waterproof set at pounds 69.95 (battery-only for safety). Visit www.johnlewis.co.uk or call customer enquires on 08456 049049.
Q I am looking for an old outside beach-style ceiling lamp in off-white. I saw one when I was in America but can't find anything here that would suit my New England-style kitchen.
A The Pendant fishing light from The Beach Hut A beach hut is a small, usually wooden, building above the high tide mark on popular bathing beaches. Beach huts are used for changing into and out of swimming costumes and to provide a base for informal family recreation. at pounds 48 will set your look off perfectly. Visit www.beachhut.co.uk or call 01892 557964.
Q I am trying to find a large desk but all the ones I've seen look too shallow. I need something quite deep and preferably walnut to go with the floor.
A Try the pounds 295 walnut writing desk from Dwell (www.dwell.co.uk). It has generous proportions (H76cm x- W160cm x D70cm) and a walnut wood finish top with stylish steel legs. You'll find them at Princes Square, Glasgow
Q Having just finished our living room all in brown, I want accessories to keep the theme going but everything looks too boring and blocky.
A You need nick nacks. Add stripes and shapes to the design in the form of vases and canvases. I have used the brown, irregular-line vases from Debenhams, above, at pounds 15 each to do the same job successfully. Call Debenhams on 0844 5616161 or why not pop in to the store?
Q I want a light wooden clothes stand.
Our bedroom is all light oak and cream. The stands I have seen are dark steel or look too cheap.
A The Valet stand by James Patterson