b'sheer curtains Baumann Sandro 112 (lined with gold fabric)James Dunlop Textiles www.jamesdunlop.co.nz Brooklyn Chair Montreux www.montreux.co.nzcovered in Kamoa 52 Roylton House09 520 2400Brunschwig & Fils Decortex e famiglia www.decortexefamiglia.co.nzoval Sun Mirror Gold Leaf CC Interiors www.ccinteriors.co.nzResene Alicia sofa Barely ThereMontreuxwww.montreux.co.nzResene Gold Dust covered in Jab Hierro 1-1106-242 Seneca www.seneca.co.nzResene Spinnakersideboard CC InteriorsResene Raging Bull www.ccinteriors.co.nzI wanted to achieve a feeling of intimacy for the room so took my inspiration from the Middle East to create a rich opulent colour paletteblends of deep reds, luxurious turquoise and mellow yellows. Resene Gold Dust adds a glitz of gold to the walls, setting off the gorgeous mirror above the sideboard. A sofa with a mix of textured and patterned cushions makes you want to just sink in and relax. Velvet-covered chairs with gold studs keep a regal theme flowing. A Turkish-style floor rug pulls the colours together, while curtains with a horizontal stripe give the illusion of width and Fiona Rentonare lined for fullness. Accessorise with rich coloured bowls and candlestick holders.of Sandalwood Design, Christchurch, suggests this alternative solution: phone 03 348 2558email sandalwood.design@clear.net.nz 39'