Home' Abode : November 23 Contents THE HERALD
HOW SWEET IT IS
(TO BE LOVED BY YOU)
(Mar vin Gaye)
Appealing to someone's
sweet tooth is often a way to
come up with a worthwhile
Cuisinart has a stainless
steel ice-cream maker for
$99.95. Stockists www.cuisi-
Puff dumplings are a
traditional Danish delight,
dusted with powdered sugar
and topped or filled with tart jams of nordic berries, and
Scanpan has a puff-dumpling pan that not only makes
them but also coconut-rice pancakes and chocolate fondant
dumplings, among others. It costs $199. Stockists www.
To whip up all those sweet delights there's the new Breville
Professional 800 Collection Whiz Planetary Mixer which
ensures that all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. The mixer
is armed with a scraper/beater, variable speed controls,
count-up/count-down timer, 4.2-litre stainless steel bowl,
splash guard, flat beater, wire whisk and dough hook. It sells
for $549.95. Stockists 1300 139798.
BOWL OF ORANGES (Bright Eyes)
Designs by Natalia has splattered, pigment-patterned,
brightly coloured resin bowls that can be used for everything
from candle holders to soap dishes. They come in small
($10) and large ($15).
For original eco-wares, Todae has Dharma Door Bowls
made from rejected posters and magazines using traditional
basket-weaving techniques from Vietnam, meaning no two of
the bowls are the same. Small bowls are $30 and large $36.
Stockists 1300 138483.
Villeroy & Boch have bowls designed to resemble paper
plates and decorated with traditional Christmas scenes, made
from delicate porcelain with hand-painted detail. They're
from $22.95. Stockists 1800 252770.
SAVE THE WORLD (Bon Jovi)
There's a variety of eco gifts
available this Christmas.
A solar clock that can be either
wall-mounted or free-standing has an
artfully integrated solar panel that will
never lose time with power cuts. It sells
Horrified by the millions of single-
use bamboo chopsticks that end up
in landfill each year, Bryan Parks now
rescues them to make homewares such
as folding bowls, small $29.95, large
Powered by one of the planet's
cleanest energy sources - water - here's
a clock that ticks along without having
to change batteries. It's $29.95.
All three items from Todae
sustainable living stores.
Stockists 1300 138483.
SONGS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS
(Mary Karlzen And The Chickadees)
The new IKEA outdoor collection has been designed for
dining, relaxing and creating an outdoor haven of style and
comfort, and it includes an Applaro stool-table for $39.99,
made from hard-wearing, solid acacia.
The colourfully striped Ramso balcony parasol
fixes to a balcony rail and sells for $14.99.
The Vano easy chair, for $79, has a playful,
summery appearance and comes in red or
green plastic rattan. It is both weatherproof
and maintenance free.
All three items are
available from IKEA
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