Win a garden or room makeover

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.

Arts and Entertainment
tvGame of Thrones season 5 ep 4, review - WARNING: contains major spoiliers!
Arts and Entertainment
tvThe C-Word, TV review
Arts and Entertainment
The Ridiculous Six has been produced by Adam Sandler, who also stars in it
filmNew controversy after nine Native American actors walked off set
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebookPart of The Independent’s new eBook series The Great Composers
Danny Jones was in the Wales squad for the 2013 World Cup
rugby leagueKeighley Cougars half-back was taken off after just four minutes
Life and Style
The original ZX Spectrum was simple to plug into your TV and get playing on
techThirty years on, the ZX Spectrum is back, after a fashion
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are breaking up after nearly three years together
peopleFormer couple announce separation in posts on their websites
Life and Style
Google celebrates Bartolomeo Cristofori's 360th birthday
techGoogle Doodle to the rescue
Arts and Entertainment
Haunted looks: Matthew Macfadyen and Timothy Spall star in ‘The Enfield Haunting’
tvThe Enfield Haunting, TV review
The Mattehorn stands reflected in Leisee lake near Sunnegga station on June 30, 2013 near Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Get to the point
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs General

    Recruitment Genius: Senior Digital Marketing Consultant

    £28000 - £45000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A Senior Digital Marketing Cons...

    Recruitment Genius: Assistant Stores Keeper

    £16640 - £18500 per annum: Recruitment Genius: An Assistant Stores Keeper is r...

    Recruitment Genius: Claims Administrator

    £16000 - £18500 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an excellent opportunit...

    Recruitment Genius: Software Developer - C# / ASP.NET / SQL

    £17000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Developer required to join a bu...

    Day In a Page

    Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

    Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

    Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
    Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

    Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

    Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
    China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

    China's influence on fashion

    At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
    Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

    The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

    Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
    Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

    Rainbow shades

    It's all bright on the night
    'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

    Bread from heaven

    Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
    Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

    How 'the Axe' helped Labour

    UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
    Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

    The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

    A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
    Welcome to the world of Megagames

    Welcome to the world of Megagames

    300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
    'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

    Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

    Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
    Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

    Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

    The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
    Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

    Vince Cable exclusive interview

    Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
    Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

    Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

    Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
    Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

    Everyone is talking about The Trews

    Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
    Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

    It's time for my close-up

    Meet the man who films great whites for a living