Clicks Clubcard - Picture Hanging Services

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Clicks Clubcard - Picture Hanging Services
Do you have any guidelines for me, for displaying
paintings to best effect?
strong-as your paint.
Denzil Deacon from Picture
Hanging Services has hung
artwork for private and
living areas [lounge, dining
roorn and hall), Softer, rnore
feminine pictures work well
corporate clients, and local
and international hotels,
in bedrooms, Certificates,
animal pictures and family
3 Location Allocate your
best or rnost formal
pictures-to your-public-
such as the Westcliff Hotel
collages usually suit areas
in Johannesburg, the Mount
Nelson in Cape Town and
the Victoria Falls Hotel
in Zimbabwe. He has the
such as the study, family
room, passage or stairway.
Avoid hanging pictures
directly opposite one
following advice:
1The basics Make sure
4 Collages Use pictures of
another in passages.
that the picture wire or cord
is strong, secure and not
too long, because a long
cord rnakes your pictures
hang forward, Large eyelets
different sizes and different
frames and layout your col-
in the back of the frame
also push your pictures
away from the wall. Hang
5 Presentation Centre
large pictures over a sofa
your pictures with their
centres roughly at eye
level and keep the levels
consistent throughout.
2 Techniques and materials For brickwork, drill srnall
holes and insert screws or
steel pins, Use brolly plugs
for heavy items on dry walls,
Stick-on picture hooks are
fine for lightweight pictures
on tiles, but avoid using
them on painted walls
because they're only as
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lage on the floor to get an
idea of whether the pictures
will work well together.
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i'There is nothing like returning to a place
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tures low enough to link
with the furniture and form
a single visual unit. If there
is a sloping ceiling, follow
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the roofline.
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(021) 671-7332; or e-rnail:
hanga [email protected],co,za,
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hanging them over a piece
of furniture, Keep the pic-
Denzil Deacon, Picture
Hanging Services, '8' tel/fax
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Experience tn, bes
Cape wnelands
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or console, In a large room,
add visual weight to a
group of small pictures by
Stixzels & (mill)stones
Millstone oven-baked
Stixzels are the latest
biscuit-like snacks to
tempt your tastebuds.
Produced locally, there
are a number of
flavours to choose
from, but our favourite
was the tangy sweet
Chilli! Stixzels, 75g
packs, R2,99 each.
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Christmas is coming!
It seems too early to be thinking
that you mail your cards and
of the festive season, doesn't it?
But if Y0l! have family overseas
and you'd like them to receive
Christmas goodies before the
25th of December, the South
parcels that are going sea
and surface mail, by around
1 October to beat the rush,
If you're sending everything
airmail, then you've still got until
African Post Office recommends
the end of November. Phew!
FUTURE CAPE TOWN
BRIDES, DIARISE!
CATERERS, FLORIS1S, VENUES". THE BRIDEX EXPO TAKES
PLACE ON 18 AND 19 SEPTEMBER 2004 AT THE CAPE TOWN
INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE. CALL ~ (011) 805-59.11"
OR VISIT \NWW.BRIDEX.CO,ZA FOR MORE INFO.
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