To coincide with the launch of Changing Rooms: Colour book and Groundforce Watergarden Workbook The Independent and Independent on Sunday are offering you the exclusive opportunity to win a complete garden or room transformation



An expert from Stapeley Water Gardens, one of the world's leading water garden centres will spend a whole day helping one lucky winner to design their dream water feature and giving expert advice and guidelines on how to give it a whole new dimension.

UP TO THE VALUE OF pounds 1500.


If you would like to introduce a bright new colour scheme in your house, Dulux is offering one lucky winner a room makeover. This exclusive prize includes all Dulux paint and Dulux Select Decorators cost.

UP TO THE VALUE OF pounds 1500.

500 RUNNERS-UP Each runner-up will receive the new Summer issue of Colour magazine from Dulux. Colour is the ultimate guide to colour scheming your home and includes pounds 20 worth of Dulux paint vouchers. (Available from all leading DIY stores and newsagents, priced pounds 2.99)

Groundforce Watergarden Workbook focuses on Charlie Dimmock's specialist subject - water features and is a user-friendly guide to transforming your garden, and shows how water features can add a whole new dimension to even the smallest of gardens.

Changing Rooms: Colour, written by the celebrity designer, Linda Barker, shows how to take advantage of the many shades, textures and types of wall coverings available and has step by step photographs of how to achieve clever colour effects in your own home.

For your chance to win simply collect four of the seven tokens printed between Saturday 14 and Friday 20 August 1999. Send your four tokens along with the application form, clearly stating your preference of room or garden makeover to Garden/Room Makeover

Competition, PO Box 7291, The Independent, One Canada Square, London, E14 5DE. The closing date for entries is Friday 27 August 1999. The senders of the first two entries drawn at random from all those received by the closing date will win a room or garden makeover.

Stapeley is not only host to over a million visitors a year, but unusually has a mail order service which can be obtained by sending a cheque/ postal order for pounds 1.00, quoting reference IND. Stapeley Water Gardens Limited, London Road, Stapeley, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7LH. The brochure features everything you need to build your own water feature.

For further information on the Dulux products call the Dulux Advice Centre on 01753 550555. For details on colour scheming call the Dulux Colour Advice Line on 0891 515222 (calls cost 59p per minute).


1. Independent Newspapers rules apply. 2. No photocopied tokens. 3. The Editor's decision is final. 4. If you require additional tokens please write to Room/Garden Makover, 17th Floor Marketing Dept., The Independent, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5DL. 5. Winners must take up their prize within six months of notification. 6. Each prize makeover can be made up to the value of pounds 1500.