Six of the best home improvements
Saturday 11 January 1997
Yellow mottled wallpaper, pounds 25 a roll, by Designers Guild, 267-271 King's Road, London SW3 (0171-243 7300)
Pink acrylic door knob with mini spirit level, pounds 40, from Space, 214 Westbourne Grove, London W11 (0171-229 6533).
Classic urn stencil, pounds 12.99; stencil stick, pounds 2.99 each, available in 22 colours, all from the Stencil Store, 89 Lower Sloane Street, London SW1 and branches nationwide (enquiries and mail order, 01923-285 577/88).
Party Day orange paint, pounds 17.49 for two-and-a-half litres, by Dulux Definitions, available from good home and DIY stores (enquiries, 01753 550555).
Turquoise silk lampshade with glass bead droplets, pounds 12, from Bhs, 252- 258 Oxford Street, London W1 and branches nationwide (enquiries, 0171- 262 3288).
Multicoloured mosaic tiles, pounds 10 per kilo, from Paint Magic, 79 Shepperton Road, London N1 and branches nationwide (enquiries and mail order, 0171-354 9696).
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