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ISSUE 58 NOVEMBER 2012

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ISSUE 58

INSPIRATION IMPROVEMENT STYLE

THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS

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contents ISSUE 58 NOVEMBER 2012

013 Reader Letters & Competition 015 Home News 019 Christmas Trends 026 The Magnificent 034 The Whole 9 Yards 042 The Perpetual Christmas 052 Woodland Winter Wonderland 059 Christmas Crafts Made Easy 067 Baubles with Bubble 069 Meet The Stars 071 Christmas Trees 075 Natural Nativity 081 Food News 082 Cuisine & Wine: A Simple Plan 090 A-Z Directory 098 Address Book

026 THE MAGNIFICENT Gloria Camilleri and Architect Monica Audrey Galea convert an 18th century Sliema house into a practical contemporary and homely space, using its grand features as a magnificent backdrop

034 THE WHOLE 9 YARDS Designer Pippa Toledo completely transforms a space to bring out the best in the property, complete with the finishing touches that make a house a home

052 WOODLAND WINTER WONDERLAND Christmas decorating inspiration with a mix of this year’s festive and interior trends

082 CUISINE & WINE: A SIMPLE PLAN Chef Joe Vella prepares a Christmas lunch using all the traditional ingredients in an alternatively appetising way

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EDITOR’S LETTER HW

After reviewing all of this year’s issues of HOMEWORKS, it reminded me that this industry has so many talented individuals, all with mutual respect for one another, all collective in their yearn to push the envelope. I’m so pleased to have the privilege of working with such accomplished HOMEWORKS contributors, but I also want to thank my immediate team – Marc Spiteri, Troika Zammit, Andrew Farrugia and Jon Bajada – for making it all happen every month. This issue is a testament of all the elements coming together to create a great edition; apart from three stunning homes, it’s jam-packed with yuletide trends and inspiration. Our woodland winter wonderland decorating feature is extensive, exposing totally different trended themes (page 052). Our craft guru Anne Marie Quercia brings us some big ornament ideas using very little (page 059). An article on real versus faux Christmas trees unveils some aspects not often considered when choosing between the two (page 071). We wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to show off some truly amazing nativity sets – Tonio Grech and Louis Carabott offer insider tips on how to make the most genuine ones possible (page 075). And of course, Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without the food. Chef Joe Vella lays on an unconventional three course Christmas lunch spread this issue. A very Merry Christmas to all the contributors, team members, magazine supporters and of course, readers who make it all worth while!

PUBLISHER MARC SPITERI HOMEWORKSMalta HOMEWORKS is published by writeon ltd. every two months on Sundays with an audited circulation of 39,500 copies distributed with The Sunday Times of Malta. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission from the Publisher is prohibited. All rights reserved. Dates, information and prices quoted are believed to be correct at time of going to press but are subject to change and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. Neither the editor no publisher accept responsibility for any material submitted, whether photographic or otherwise. While we endeavour to ensure that firms and organisations mentioned are reputable, the editor can give no guarantee that they will fulfil their obligations under all circumstances. © 2012

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MARIO BARTOLO IS THE WINNER OF THE ‘LAND’ SMOKE COLOURED HURRICANE LAMP BY HENRY DEAN FROM LOFT, WORTH €85 MARIO WROTE: “I want to congratulate HOMEWORKS for a fine magazine full of ideas. I currently have two roofs – one for growing organic vegetables and the other for relaxing. A lot of the information available is from other countries so I would like to see an article on local vegetable home growing. I would also appreciate an article on living walls and ways to have them indoors and outdoors on roofs and yards, with information on any suppliers that sell required materials. I’d also enjoy information on how to convert a concrete roof into a green roof.”

RITA AZZOPARDI “It’s incredible how, thanks to some style and imagination, a room can look so different and so much better. I would be really glad if you could guide us more with regards to which textiles are better to use in a particular room when choosing curtains and cushions. I’m also looking for materials that are easy to wash and manage.”

MATTHEW SCICLUNA “Like any other living organism, wine reacts either positively or negatively to its environment. Therefore, the perfect environment must be created for a functional wine cellar. An article including home wine cellar lighting effects and other possible adornments would be highly appreciated.”

HOMEWORKS NEEDS YOU! Readers are invited to submit interesting photographs and a brief description of their homes, which may be distinct in their architectural design. Of particular interest are homes that offer outstanding elements of both interior and exterior living spaces. HOMEWORKS will select the best submissions for future features. Send a photo and information to the attention of: The Editor, Writeon Ltd., Airways House, Level 5, HIgh Street, Sliema SLM 1551 or editor@writeon.com.mt (photos will not be returned)

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Christmas decorations are now in at Piscopo Gardens. The garden centre stocks a great range of products from the most traditional to live Christmas trees. www.piscopogardens.com

Nothing is as thorough, as hygienic, as natural and as refreshing as cleaning with water. The new SensoWash shower-toilet from Creations is a symbiosis of toilet and bidet, which means that absolute toilet cleanliness is now a given. www.creationsommni.com

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auction.ideacasa.com.mt is a new members-only designer home furniture and accessories auction online store, where members can indulge in private sales, each open for just a short while. Find luxury 100% genuine Italian brands for mind-blowing starting prices. Choose from a selection of Ideacasa stock items – from chairs and accessories, to sofas and beds. New items are put up for auction on a weekly basis, so register to bid on your next exciting designer item. auction.ideacasa.com.mt 015

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COMETA CICLOP All-new Ciclop LED pole lights are now available at Spot On Supplies. Available in AISI 316 stainless steel or a grey finish with 3 x 2 watt high power, they’re equipped with a built-in electronic LED driver and are available in different heights, as well as wall lights. www.spotonmalta.com

The new Cometa Sofa is one the latest models manufactured by Piquattro. For better comfort, its armrests and headrest are adjustable in different positions, and the seats can be made with different density foam. Available in both fabric and real leather, the special feature of Cometa is the availability of a corner tray and i-pod deck with speakers. Find it at Carmelo Delia. www.bigbon.com.mt

CHOICES MITON CUCINE NEW SHOWROOM Miton Cucine is proud to announce that it will be opening its first new showroom in Fgura shortly. The fastest growing kitchen company in Italy is offering affordable prices with new concepts that are bursting with unique design features, quality details and materials. www.miton.it

Choices is a new furniture shop offering kitchens, main bedrooms and single bedrooms. Kitchens are available in polymeric, veneer or solid wood finishes and are all custom made according to the customer’s tastes and requirements. Bedrooms are available in a wide range of stylish modern designs, including options of LED lighting integrated in the bed headboards and wardrobe doors. Find Choices inside the Fino Ferramenta building in G’Mangia.

GORGEOUS GLASS The door and window specialist Quadra has just launched a new collection of stunning glass doors. The new vast range offers diversified designs, ideal for any interior. www.quadra.com.mt

HUBBA HUB With the new T&J Multimedia Hub from Hydrolectric, music, videos, photos and web based content can be streamed to an in-room video monitor and sound system. www.hydrolectric.com.mt

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TRENDS This year’s Christmas trends are divided into three divergent styles. Alpine is all about the traditional cosiness of Christmas. Bird, heart, reindeer and gingerbread shapes in the classic deep reds and greens are prominent. Icy is all about that winter wonderland feel, although this year the darker blue is more of a cauliflower shade mixed in with baby blues and greys. Organic is very popular this year with eco-friendly features and elements brought in from nature. Earthy tones dominate this look against a backdrop of real Christmas tree greens

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From left to right, top to bottom: Laura Ashley Christmas cushion range, Gisela Graham knitted reindeer ball, Emma Bridgewater dove candle, Gisela Graham gingerbread ornaments, Aspen & Brown dove garland, Aspen & Brown stockings, Laura Ashley Lit Hearth wreath

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From left to right, top to bottom: Laura Ashley glass ornaments, Cox & Cox beaded mistletoe, Aspen & Brown crochet star, Cox & Cox wrapping, Emma Bridgewater 8 plate, Cox & Cox dove and snowflake ornaments, Apen & Brown bell heart

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From left to right, top to bottom: Laura Ashley Christmas fragrances, Aspen & Brown birch trees, Aspen & Brown carved decorations, Aspen & Brown carved star, Aspen & Brown pine cone candles, Aspen & Brown advent pages, Aspen & Brown pine cone lanterns 019

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This issue opens with Gloria Camilleri’s conversion of an 18th century Sliema house into a practical contemporary and homely space, using its grand features as a magnificent backdrop (page 026). This is followed by a complete transformation by Designer Pippa Toledo in which she not only brings out the best of the property, but completes it with the finishing touches that make a house a home (page 034). The expression ‘home is where the heart is’ couldn’t be more apt in the 300 year-old village core townhouse in Naxxar featured on page 042. 025

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The Magnificent Gloria Camilleri converts an 18th century Sliema house into a practical contemporary and homely space, using its grand features as a magnificent backdrop

Architecture: Monica Audrey Galea & Anthony Galea, Galea&Galea Words: Monica Audrey Galea Photography: Alan Carville Styling: The HOMEWORKS Team with Junction 66 and Next Home

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The colossal late 18th century eclectic dining room is impressive with its magnificent ceiling fresco

urchased ten years ago, Gloria Camilleri’s renovation priority of this magnificent Sliema townhouse was to retain its authentic features: “I wanted to respect the original architecture, as it’s a gem well worth preserving, but I also wanted a practical contemporary and liveable homely space using the grand areas as a backdrop.”

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The townhouse needed attention to say the least; all plumbing and electrics had to be redone, the ceilings and bathrooms changed and the carpentry replaced. Apart from extensively restructuring, Gloria also built an extra bedroom and a much needed washroom. En suite bathrooms were added with each bedroom and as required, to a total of six bathrooms, living up to the demands of a contemporary lifestyle. Gloria went about converting the space into a contemporary style by retaining and respecting the townhouse’s original features and modernising them by using neutral contemporary colours. They also made it a point to work with, and not against the main elements, creating a focus based on the existing features for each of the more significant spaces. The colossal late 18th century eclectic style dining room is impressive with its magnificent ceiling fresco. “It was actually in very good condition at first, but it was damaged by flooding during restructuring works and had to undergo total restoration.” The space was planned as a dining area and was intended to house a lavish dining table and chairs, as well as the elaborate antique mirror that currently hangs on one of the walls. Opulent curtains were included to zone the large sitting/ dining room when required and to delineate, as well as control the light entering from the window niches at one end of the room. The room was paved using the original damaged 029

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The existing height of the space was used fully to create a loft-style library, which is extremely functional. The raw metal flooring and a brushed stainless steel backsplash add to the utilitarian feel, but the use of bright warm colours and animal printed fabric give the space a particular character and warmth

marble flooring that was reconditioned and cut into smaller slabs. The floor in the adjoining sitting room had to be replaced entirely due to its poor condition. This room is isolated from the exterior dining spaces to the side of the kitchen by an elegant corridor paved in oversized contemporary glass slabs and leads to a guest toilet, clad in marble and designed to complement the grandeur of the nearby spaces. In the casual open plan kitchen area, Gloria wanted to create a library in combination with the living areas. “I loved the idea of using the existing height of the space fully. With the loft style library, this area is not only more interesting aesthetically, but also extremely functional.� The height of the space lent itself well to the introduction of a mezzanine level and a library area. The kitchen is an extremely functional space, designed to cater for frequent entertaining. Custom-designed raw metal flooring and a brushed stainless steel backsplash add to the utilitarian feel, but the use of bright warm colours and animal printed fabric give the space a very particular character and warmth. A large built in fireplace and custom designed unit in the combined living area extend this warmth over the entire room. Gypsum niches on the walls facing the street side of the house enhance the remaining columnar features in the room, while gold string curtains soften the light entering from the two windows. At the far end of the kitchen, a double height metal and glass structure fill the kitchen and library spaces with light and lead on to an outdoor dining area that in turn connects with the lower levels of the house. The original black and white marble floors have been retained in the hall and the elaborate double arched entrance framing the stairs has been restored. 031

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The homeowner wanted ensuite bathrooms in every bedroom. The solution was to take up a smaller bedroom and link the two for a more dramatic feel

With regards to the master bedroom open plan with the roomy bathroom, Gloria wanted en suites in every bedroom. The solution was to take up a smaller bedroom and link the two for a more dramatic overall feel. The large openings in the space bathe the interior with a strong light that can be controlled by the wooden shutters fitted here and in the bathroom. The bed occupies the centre of the space and a large all-glass walk-in wardrobe at one end hides away all state-of-the-art services that complement this room. A wooden flooring installed across the room connects the original restored fireplace in the bedroom with the bath in the bathing area. The free-standing jacuzzi bath is clad in solid stone slabs and occupies the centre of the room, while the shower area and toilet occupy a separate cubicle that can be closed off entirely in the same sliding opaque glass doors as used in the wardrobe areas. A large dining terrace, fitted with a separate kitchen and guest toilet occupies the rest of this floor. More bedrooms are located on this level and in the upper level. They are light airy spaces having a contemporary feel and equipped with all the modern comforts, yet they remain firmly grounded within the tradition of the house in which they are to be found.

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Pippa Toledo put forward a design that originally seemed daunting, as it involved gutting out the entire house, bringing it back to shell form and starting from scratch. Pippa immediately suggested demolishing the dividing walls in order to create a large open plan area. In an effort to bring the outside in, Pippa introduced imposing floor to ceiling apertures. In nine months the entire house came together, allowing the new homeowners to enjoy their home just in time for the winter. As you walk through the white, high gloss double doors at the entrance, vision is immediately drawn to the internal courtyard feature, which is visible through a full height fixed glass pane. The Iroko decking in the courtyard provides a nice contrast to the white pebbles at the base of the grey tiled wall feature. The cladding seen on the courtyard wall is reflected in one of the dining room mirrors. The waterfall in the back garden is visible through the dining room’s giant glass windows to stunning effect. This consistency in design is a signature of designer Pippa Toledo’s. Even though she created immense open spaces to let light in, she also tied in every area of the house with the use of colour, textures, fabrics and features, such as wall cladding, custom made high gloss white furniture, large mirrors and other expert touches, which offer the illusion of more space.

Custom-built library and study making use of the space under the stairwell

Upon entrance, the courtyard is reflected in one of the dining room mirrors to emphasise the natural light it brings in

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Clean lines and striking contrast of materials in the master bathroom inclusive of sauna

The slightly elevated dining room to the right of the main entrance is a remarkable feature in itself. The light Oak parquet flooring is particularly cosy, contrasting beautifully against the large white tiles at the entrance. The elegant cream rugs and boldly painted grey walls complement the furnishings.

the space with the owner’s baby grand piano and positioned it in front of the glass window. The magnificent glass and stainless steel dining table that seats 14 diners is perfectly complemented by the cleverly upholstered two-toned dining chairs. A mirrored crockery cabinet and other custom built white cabinetry and shelving complete the design.

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The slightly elevated dining room to the right of the main entrance with light Oak flooring makes it cosy, as well as contrasting against the large white tiles at the entrance

The sitting room is a cosy space complete with a woodburning fireplace. Again, the mix of textures, colours, and fabrics is evident and carefully thought out in every corner of the room. A custom-built library and home office sit comfortably under the wooden clad staircase, making for clever use of every corner. Pippa: “I love a project such as this where I can literally strip everything down to a skeleton and start from scratch. We went the whole nine yards with this one. We maintained the grey, white and natural wood tones from the inside out and finished it off seamlessly with soffits, down-lighters and an intelligent lighting system, music and an AC system. Having the place done up in time for Christmas like this just makes the entire place come together as a home!� 040

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Christmas The expression ‘home is where the heart is’ couldn’t be more apt in this 300 year-old townhouse in the village core of Naxxar Photography: MAS Words: Elisabeth Cardona

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“This house... it’s like Christmas all year round’’

Not always a home, the dwelling was previously a nunnery, a band club and a theatre

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The homeowners make it a point to bring back something for the home on each travel they embark on. As a result, each item has a memory for them

The décor throughout is a mixture of old with new

his Naxxar dwelling wasn’t always a home; it has been used as a temporary nunnery (while the current nunnery of Naxxar was being built), a band club (this year celebrating their 150th anniversary), and also as a theatre. Now, it is home to a family who wouldn’t consider ever living elsewhere.

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The couple says, “we lived in Naxxar after we married and our daughter was born. We used to go on walks through the village and we would always admire this lovely garden we passed by. We hadn’t even ever discussed the prospect of moving when one day we saw this advert in the paper about a house for sale and fell in love with the way it was described. We had to go see it and when we visited, we discovered it was the same house with the garden that we had admired on our walks. Within a week, we sold the ‘bachelor pad’ we were living in and moved into the house a week later.” The previous owner’s partner was an English interior designer, which resulted in the décor being something of an English cottage style; a multitude of fabrics, patterns, and a lot of clutter. When the couple moved in, they retained some of the style but de-cluttered, as well as connecting the two separated structures, which must have been this way for well over a hundred years. A logga, or corridor upstairs was also later added and closed in. In terms of the interior décor, the couple manage to strike a balance of old and new. The lady of the house spent her childhood in Asia before returning to the UK with her parents, the influence of which can be found throughout in some pieces that she has inherited and others that she has collected. The couple also make it a point to bring back a new memory from each travel they embark on. “Every piece in our house has a story. We love that because we’re surrounded by things that mean something to us.” 045

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In terms of choosing things together and being in agreement of style, the couple has a unanimous policy: “Our way of revamping is to change furniture and fabrics. There are some pieces that either of us inherited from our families before we got married, but when it comes to making any new purchases, we make sure that we’re a hundred percent in agreement before buying. We do get carried away with fabrics. If we’re buying for the dining room, we try to keep in mind that we’ll probably have to live with it for some time, whereas fabrics in the living room come and go more often.” “We upgraded the kitchen about five years ago, which was a great idea. It’s always been our favourite area of the house, as it’s open and easy to talk to whoever’s around while cooking. We always have our meals at table and when it’s casual, amongst the family, we eat at the dining table there.” Entertaining family and friends is high on the couple’s priority list. The house is a labyrinth of room after room, each one equipped for a different type of entertainment, all wrapping around the garden, which brings in lots of light, as well as lush greenery. “This is a great family house and we love it when it’s full of people and life. When our daughter was younger, she used to have so many parties with lots of children coming over. Now that she has flown the nest and gone abroad to university, the house fills up in summer when she and her friends are visiting. We were the only ones of the family that could sit down 65 in one go, which meant that Christmas lunches were always held at our house. We loved it. Now, the family has gotten so much larger so it’s impossible to have everyone over but we still celebrate Christmas in a big way with family and friends. This house… it’s like Christmas all year round. Regardless of the season, we still entertain as often as possible – we even had a fundraising event for the S.P.C.A in the garden.” 047

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The courtyard garden, which brings in light and greenery. Below: The upstairs corridor was later added and closed in

“This is home to us in the real sense of the word. We wouldn’t give it up in a million years” In terms of maintenance, the homeowners say that it’s not as difficult as one might imagine. Every year they paint something so that there’s a consistent upkeep. They have installed an industrial solar system, which means that they virtually never have to pay for water. An extremely large well provides water for all the toilets and garden watering. Benjamin Franklin once said, “A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind, as well as the body.” This is precisely what this home is – a place of vitality and warmth. And this is by no accident – the homeowners have made it this way; a place where friends and family feel that they have reached a haven. “This is home to us in the real sense of the word. We wouldn’t give it up in a million years.” 048

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Woodland Winter Wonderland

HOMEWORKS brings you Christmas decorating inspiration with a mix of this year’s festive and interiors trends

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Styling: HOMEWORKS Team with Alistair The Christmas Shop, BoConcept, Fino, One Two One Interiors, Retroforma, Sherries Garden Centre, VCT Lighting Design Photography: Tonio Lombardi Special Thanks to: Verdala International School Crafts: Anne Marie Quercia

ALPINE CHIC Playing up the natural aspects of Christmas with natural green and an abundance of wood is growing in popularity. Inspired by cold mountainous woods, alpine colours are earthy greens and browns From left to right: Reindeer (large: €885 / small: €531) from ALISTAIR • Cypress tree (€67.10) from SHERRIES • Wooden barrel pot for Cypress tree (€16) from SHERRIES • Firewood lantern (starting from €31) ALISTAIR • Hanging wooden star with lights (starting from €19.40) from ALISTAIR • Flamant chair (€320) from RETROFORMA • Linen napkins, bath towels and place mats (starting from €7) from RETROFORMA • Brown fur throw (€143) from BOCONCEPT • Sanderson Cowparsley cushion (€54) from RETROFORMA • Oak nest tables (€295) from RETROFORMA • Flamant set of vases (€22) from RETROFORMA • Firewood lantern (starting from €31) ALISTAIR • ferm LIVING wine bottle candleholders (€20) from RETROFORMA • Lamp with linen shade (€165) from RETROFORMA • Vine wreath made by Anne Marie Quercia, vine leaves from ALISTAIR • ferm LIVING cutting boards (small: €27 / large: €58) • Cypress tree (€67.10) from SHERRIES • Wooden barrel pot for Cypress tree (€16) from SHERRIES • Loop 3D Vinterio Infiniti wooden chair (€761) from FINO • Lanerossi 100% fine Merino wool throw (€136) from RETROFORMA • Small grey reindeer (starting from €36) from ALISTAIR • Real Christmas tree (starting from €30) from SHERRIES • Natural string Christmas ornaments on tree (starting from €9.75) from ALISTAIR • Assorted hanging pine cone ornaments on tree (starting from €1.50) • Background wallpaper by Cole&Son ‘Woods & Pears’ (€96 for a 10m x 68.5cm roll) from RETROFORMA 053

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ICE IS NICE Icy blue tones combined with darker shades of blue create a glacier feel this Christmas, reminding us of a crystalline winter wonderland From left to right: Snow & sparkle covered Christmas tree (€22.50) from SHERRIES • Snowy twig tree (starting from €23.95) from ALISTAIR • Marset Duna floor lamp (€1,026) from FINO • Polar bears (small: €46 / large: €95) from SHERRIES • Domitalia Jude-L white chair (€311) from FINO • Sanderson cushion Ellipse in indigo/ivory colour (€54) and Sanderson cushion Dalarna in indigo/ivory colour (€84) on white chair from RETROFORMA • Snowy Aspen eight foot tree (€369) from ALISTAIR • Blue star on top of Christmas tree (starting from €4) from ALISTAIR • Large blue diamanté baubles (€9.75) from ALISTAIR • Blue diamanté assorted baubles (€13 for a set of 3) from ALISTAIR • White glass baubles (€5.85) from ALISTAIR • White glittered baubles (€3.50) from ALISTAIR • Snow & sparkle covered boxes under tree (€20 for a set of three) from SHERRIES • Sanderson St Ives cushion in indigo colour under tree (€54) from RETROFORMA • Blue mussel glass vase (€46) from BOCONCEPT • Tall blue vase (€33) from BOCONCEPT • Dining chairs in Sanderson’s Odile in indigo/sand colour fabric (€275 each) from RETROFORMA • String of blue beads across chair (€6.55) from ALISTAIR • Throws on chairs: top Lanerossi 100% Merino wool one (€136) from RETROFORMA, middle duck egg blue one (€59) and bottom plaid dark blue one (€40) from BOCONCEPT • Snowy twig tree (starting from €23.95) from ALISTAIR • Cushions in front of chairs; Sanderson Ooti in indigo/linen colour and Ceylon in indigo colour (€54 each) from RETROFORMA • Glittered stem berries on ground (starting from €8.97) from ALISTAIR • Large white glittered bauble on ground (starting from €3.50) from ALISTAIR • White metal stool (€91) from BOCONCEPT • Owl on stool (€14.40) from SHERRIES • Blue glass vase (€60) from BOCONCEPT • White reindeer (starting from €36) from ALISTAIR • Candle lanterns (starting from €8.80) from ALISTAIR • Blue glass vase (€26) from BOCONCEPT • Blue round vase (€49) from BOCONCEPT • Snowy twig tree (starting from €23.95) from ALISTAIR • White ceramic pot between reindeer (€17.93) from SHERRIES • White pompoms above, made by Anne Marie Quercia • Blue fabric butterflies on pompoms (€3.50 each) from ALISTAIR

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From left to right: Gold chiffon material (starting from €12) from ALISTAIR • Vine wreath made by Anne Marie Quercia, vine leaves from ALISTAIR • Gold mask (starting from €7.50) from ALISTAIR • Cypress trees behind the bench (€67.10 each) from SHERRIES • Wooden barrel pot for Cypress tree (€16) from SHERRIES • Cake made by Anne Marie Quercia • Porcelain cake dish by France Gifts (€26.90) from ONE TWO ONE INTERIORS • Tulip shape champagne flutes by Salt&Pepper (€5.90 each) from ONE TWO ONE INTERIORS • ferm LIVING large geometry cushion (€47) from RETROFORMA • Orione floor lamp by Fabasluce–Italy (€387) from VCT LIGHTING DESIGN • Large gold baubles on the floor (€4.95) from SHERRIES • Gold boxes (€18 for a set of three) from SHERRIES • Yellow flowers (starting from €35) from SHERRIES • Wooden barrel pot for yellow flowers (€16) from SHERRIES • 60s chair with swivel function (€350) from BOCONCEPT • Real Christmas tree (starting from €30) from SHERRIES • Gold baubles on tree (€20.60 for set of 4) from ALISTAIR • Glass baubles on tree (€20.60 for set of 4) from ALISTAIR • Gold material around base of tree (starting from €12) from ALISTAIR • Background wallpaper by Cole&Son ‘Woods & Pears’ (€96 for a 10m x 68.5cm roll) from RETROFORMA

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Crafts Made Easy Anne Marie Quercia brings HOMEWORKS some super simple crafts this season Crafts: Anne Marie Quercia Photography: MAS Paints: Brolac from Vee Gee Bee

Craft 1

FETCHING BONNIES You’ll need • Kartuncina • Magazine (the paper will react to the water of the glue so choose one with thick pages) • White glue • Brush to apply glue • Large needle and thread to hang the birds • Cutter Method 1. Copy the pattern on the kartuncina; repeat, placing the pattern at the right angle with the first one (so the directions of the fibres of the kartuncina are crossed because you do not want the bird to roll on itself). 2. Cut the two shapes and glue them together. 3. Choose a patterned page in your magazine, apply a little glue on one side of the bird and then glue. The paper will be humid and fragile with the glue, so leave it to dry before cutting the extra around the bird shape. Repeat on the other side. 4. Mark the position of the hole, pass the thread with a strong needle and close with a knot. 059

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FRAME YOUR MESSAGE

You’ll need • Seven frames - Ideally all different shapes to create an interesting effect. Try not to get them bigger than A4 paper unless you have a large format printer • Paper • Scissors • Computer and printer • Nails and hammer for hanging Method 1. Measure the mounting area of each frame. 2. Using a word processing software (i.e. Microsoft Word) scale the letters to fit the individual frames. 3. Once completed, print and mount into the frames. If the frames are smaller than the paper, trim the paper with scissors until the paper fits. 4. Mark the position of each frame on the wall. Hammer in the nail and mount. Alternately, you may place frames on existing shelves.

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EASY PEASY MOBILES Craft 4

MAGIC WASHERS You’ll need • Set of small aluminium cake cups • 2 paints in contrasting colours (here we used Brolac eggshell red and Brolac eggshell mustard) • 3 or 4 small branches • Thick thread (or thin rope) • Needle • Glue Method 1. Cut the cups to so that just the disk is on the bottom 2. Lay the disks flat and apply a coat of paint. Leave to dry and paint a second coat if needed. Leave to dry and repeat on the other side. 2. With the other paint, use the thin brush to add a design to the washers. Leave to dry and repeat on the other side. 3. With the needle, pass a thread through the top of the disk and close in a loop. Repeat for each disk. 4. Create two or three larger loops with the thread and hang the branches on top of each other. When you find the balance point, add a small drop of glue to secure. Then add the decorated disks on the branches and secure with glue when you’re happy with the display.

You’ll need • Set of metal washers • Two paints in contrasting colours (here we used Brolac eggshell red and Brolac eggshell mustard) • Two brushes (medium and thin) • Assorted ribbons to hang the decorated washers Method 1. Protect your working space. Lay the washers flat and apply a coat of paint. Leave to dry and paint a second coat if needed. Leave to dry and repeat on the other side. 2. With the other paint, use the thin brush to add a design to the washers. Leave to dry and repeat on the other side. 3. Pass a ribbon through the centre of the washer and close it in a loop with a knot. 063

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WRAPPED ORNAMENTS You’ll need: • Styrofoam balls • A variety of material scraps • Pieces of holly berry and pine needles • Thin red string Method 1. Cut out a scrap of fabric about 25 x 25cm and lay a ball on top of it.  Double layer with tulle for a fun effect. 2. Gather up the fabric and tie it closed with ribbon, tying it tight. Trim off the top and poof it out. To create a ‘sweet wrapper’ effect, bunch up and tie both ends. 3. Add in a sprig of evergreen and tie a small bow with the red string. 4. To add a hanger, put ribbon around the ball and snip a little hole in the bunched up top. Poke more ribbon through it.

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There is nothing more Christmassy than the smell of pine needles. On the other hand, do you really want the hassle of those little needles all over the floor? HOMEWORKS brings you a few things to remember when choosing between a real or faux Christmas tree

CHRISTMAS TREES ARTIFICIAL VS. REAL The first thing that many think of when considering buying a real Christmas tree is the lovely scent it releases. The second thing they think of is the mess the dead pine needles leave behind. Artificial trees have become increasingly popular in the last couple of decades, as manufacturers have been able to make them look more and more genuine, as well as making them easier than ever to assemble. For those that don’t have a lot of time on their hands, artificial trees can be extremely convenient, as they can be dismantled and stored from year to year, without the hassle of having to go out and buy a real tree every Christmas. In addition, a major advantage is that artificial Christmas trees don’t have any needles to clean up.

Artificial Christmas trees can be set up much earlier and left up longer than real trees and buying artificial helps prevent the cutting down of a live tree. Coarse needles will never prick fingers, so artificial trees are easier to decorate. A lot of artificial trees also tend to have a fuller look. Many think that it’s not ecologically friendly to have a real Christmas tree. However, faux ones are also a concern, as they are made from non-renewable petroleum. Despite them being safer, they can still catch fire, which will cause a release of toxic fumes. Also, artificial trees cannot be recycled; when taken to the landfill they last many years and when burned – again, release toxic fumes.

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Apart from the advantage that real Christmas trees smell like real trees, choosing and purchasing one each year can become a family Christmas tradition

QUICK GLANCE: PROS & CONS REAL CHRISTMAS TREES PROS • Fresh scent • More traditional • Take in carbon dioxide and other harmful greenhouse gases and release fresh oxygen into the air CONS • Can be a fire risk • Shed needles • Can only be left up for a limited time

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Apart from the advantage that real Christmas trees smell like real trees, choosing and purchasing one each year can become a family Christmas tradition. Real trees are, of course, renewable resources, and most garden centres operate on the principle of re-growing their farm. However, real Christmas trees are more of a fire hazard than artificial trees, which typically have some flame-retardant qualities. Real trees require the maintenance of consistently cleaning up of the needles. Real trees can also trigger allergies in some cases. An alternative to the traditional looking Christmas tree is to be creative and make a completely different tree yourself. Check out unconventional Christmas tree ideas on the HOMEWORKS (Malta) facebook page to get some entirely fresh ideas.

PROS • More cost-effective • Flame retardant • No maintenance necessary and no mess CONS • Can look synthetic • Time required to assemble the tree • Requires storage space in the home

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There’s nothing that brings on the true Christmas spirit more than elaborate nativity sets. HOMEWORKS finds two truly outstanding nativity creators who offer their insightful tips on how to create an impressive Christmas crib

Photography: Louis Carabott

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Louis Carabott - Tips 1. Build the crib in stages. 2. Make the buildings out of balsa wood and cover in putty. Sprinkle with fine dust for more effect. Paint with a mixture of enamels and oils. 3. To make domes, use plastic tops from aerosol cans, such as deodorants or hairspray. 4. For the terrain, use a mixture of sand and the building mixture of white cement and PVA glue. Apply this on the basic structure, which can be formed from expanded polystyrene. Then give it a coat of water, paint and add brown dye to create different shades of browns and ochres. Once that’s finished, apply a generous coating of PVA glue and leave it to dry for a couple of days. Later, dilute mixtures of oil paints with white spirit to create different greens and browns. Work it around the nooks and crannies. Once this is dry, dip a flat household paintbrush in a lighter shade and rub it vigorously on a cloth. Then, use the dry-brushing technique to go all over the groundwork. This way, the highlights really pop out.

5. Do as much research as possible on the time when Jesus Christ was born so that you can depict the crib as accurately as possible. For instance, there shouldn’t be any windmills, as they did not use them in Bethlehem. There were only grottos with animals and the occasional dwelling, which were very basic. Animals like donkeys, camels, bovines, goats and sheep were common. 6. Make pumpkins from sculpting putty. 7. For the landscape, collect things from a simple garden; lichen, skuk, pebbles, little stones, etc. 8. Create trees from little bushes found in Malta’s countryside. 9. Small lanterns really add an atmosphere – you can find them from electrical shops. 10. Use flickering bulbs for campfires to simulate a burning fire.

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Tonio Grech Tonio Grech - Tips 1. Begin with a plan of the nativity scene in your mind. Remember to make a strong and sturdy base for the crib; you do not want everything to crumble at the end when finishing off with small touches. 2. Even if the crib is small, using different levels gives it a much better perspective. 3. Use natural material, which Malta’s countryside is full of; stones, pieces of dead trees, (Harrub are the best), gheruq tal qasab, zkuk tad-dielji amongst others. 4. Don’t be afraid to mix different materials – this gives the crib a more natural look. 5. Use LED lights in dimmable, different colours. They’re available in small sizes and are safe, since they use 12 volts DC. 6. The presence of running water gives the impression that there is something alive in the crib. 7. To make a natural sky, the best thing to use is a dark blue cloth and a couple of fibre optics ends. Fix them

through tiny holes in the cloth and connect them to a light source. They’re better if they flicker, as they emulate real stars. 8. With regards to the figures, place the big ones in front and the smaller ones at the back. Use lots of sheep, but place them in flocks, as opposed to randomly. 9. To light the cave, place two light sources at 90 degrees to each other to prevent shadows. 10. Use mostly green and blue lights on the outside of the crib, and red and yellow on the figures. Use ultra violet to light up the figures’ faces, which will give them a natural look. Tonio Grech has been creating his nativity scene voluntarily at the MUSEUM Boys section of Nadur for the past 16 years. This year, it will be officially opened for public viewing on December 17th until January 2013. Open weekdays and Saturdays from 6pm-9pm and from 9am-11am on Sundays.

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Christmas candle centre pieces and many other elegant decorative ideas from Gifts&More this Christmas. Price: centrepiece inclusive of garland, quality candle and gold plate, starting from €21.50. Gifts&More, Level 1 Topline Centre, Triq San Andrija, St. Andrew’s (opposite Luxol). Tel: 2137 2256.  www.giftsandmore.com.mt

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Acqua di Parma creates Colonia Essenza – a return to origins and a perfect alchemy of universalism and Italian roots. Price: starting from €26. camilleriparismode, 54, Triq Santa Katerina, Rabat. Tel: 2010 2030. Pjazza Tal-Lunzjata, Sliema. Tel: 2134 4838. 210, Triq ilMerkanti, Valletta. Tel: 2124 4596. you@camilleriparismode.com / www.camilleriparismode.com

Vivacious and stylish – the striking new Vérone range by carréblanc. 100% cotton quilt covers and pillowcases with matching embroidered bathrobes and towels. Price: shower size towel, €30. carréblanc @ Biggie Best, Tal-Balal Road, San Gwann. Tel: 2138 8880 / 2738 8880. www.facebook.com/carreblancmalta

Ideal for smaller spaces, the Type75 Mini Anglepoise lamp, designed by Kenneth Grange, is built to exacting Anglepoise® standards, with a heavy base and stainless steel fittings. Price: starting from €135. camilleriparismode, 54, Triq Santa Katerina, Rabat. Tel: 2010 2030. Pjazza Tal-Lunzjata, Sliema. Tel: 2134 4838. 210, Triq il-Merkanti, Valletta. Tel: 2124 4596. you@camilleriparismode.com / www.camilleriparismode.com 079

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Lighting | Sofas | Furniture | Accessories

Timeless Elegance‌ Your Choice Our timeless Murano glass collection has been renowned for over 45 years. Beautiful designs that are transitional in style and can be used in almost any room setting. A T F E

Dun Karm Xerri Street, Iklin. +356 2141 9111 +356 2148 5126 farrugialight@waldonet.net.mt

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WINTER BAKERY DELIGHT The new Winter Bakery Delight collection from Joinwell includes a teacup and saucer, a snack plate, a sugar bowl and a pastry box. What more do you need for a wonderful winter teatime? www.joinwell.com.mt

ELEVATE

ROYALE ROLLING Roll out the red with Martini’s new Royale Rosato. The drink is a blend of 50% Martini Rosato and 50% Martini Prosecco with orange juice, which produces refreshing, cool red colours mixed with an aromatic fruity sparkle – perfect for pure festive fun. www.martini.com

The Elevate range of kitchen tools by Joseph Joseph from One Two One Interiors just made minimising mess easy. The range has been specifically designed with stainless steel and non-stick silicone-coated blades, which improves hygiene. The comfortable ergonomic handles make this set a dream. www.onetwoone.eu

NEST PLUS Nest Plus from Joseph Joseph at Home & Gift Centre is a new collection of practical, space-saving kitchenware comprising a unique range of food preparation sets. The innovative design allows the individual elements within each set to be stacked neatly together, thereby occupying the absolute minimum amount of space. www.homeandgiftmalta.com

SUPERBLY STACKABLE

ALL TASTES COVERED This new 16-jar spice set from Next Home is a great way to ensure that all tastes are covered this Christmas. www.next.co.uk

Core is introducing the new Menu oven dishes in three sizes that can be sturdily stacked. Several dishes can be cooked at once; the design allows oven heat to flow freely in all dishes, which can then be placed directly on the table thanks to the heat-resistant silicone feet. www.core.com.mt / www.menu.as

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a simple plan Keep it simple and go earthy with your table setting this year

Executive Chef Joe Vella prepares a Christmas lunch using all the traditional ingredients in an alternatively appetising way. Bill Hermitage recommends the perfect wine accompaniments for each course Photography: Alan Carville Recipes: Executive Chef Joe Vella, Hilton Malta Wine recommendations: Bill Hermitage, Emmanuel Delicata Winery

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Above: Sia Deco Bird in bianco/Grigio, Keaming Mango Wood small star, Sia Piatto leaf plates, Sia Chain napkin ring, Sia Calice smoke colour wine glasses, Sia Albero Pine plants from Floreal Home. Ittala green tumbler, Ittala cutlery from Core Residential conversion by onepercent; above before and below before

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Broccoli, Stilton and Pear Soup

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1kg 80ml 100g 2 25g 50g 100g 200g Handful

large heads of broccoli hot chicken stock stilton, crumbled firm ripe pears butter celeriac celery onions, chopped of toasted flaked onions, to garnish

Method Cut the broccoli into florets, but do not waste the stalks. Peel off the tough skins from the stalks and roughly chop up the tender core. Fry the onions with some oil and butter, add the celery and celeriac, add the broccoli and add the chicken stock. Bring to a boil and cover the pan. Cook for five minutes until the broccoli is tender but still bright green.

BEST WINE ACCOMPANIMENT: 2011 VICTORIA HEIGHTS CHARDONNAY D.O.K. GOZO “Pairing up a wine with soup is always difficult, but when you have ingredients such as stilton, celeriac, celery and ripe pears in it, it’s even more difficult! The amount and strength of the stilton used in the recipe can alter the flavour of the dish incredibly and if Stilton is unavailable and Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Danish Blue are used as a substitute, the flavour between one soup and another will differ dramatically, depending on the degree of ‘saltiness’ within the blue cheese. On top of that, of course you have the sweetness of the pears. My final choice would have to be a ripe white, although a medium dry rosé might be interesting, so I’ve gone for a clean, fairly buttery Chardonnay from Gozo; and if you can find a 2010 vintage rather than a 2011, it will probably be an even better accompaniment.”

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SB 30. and delivers an astonishingly realistic 3D surround-sound experience in any size room, thanks to HARMAN Wave surround-mode technology. A 100-watt wireless subwoofer, 13 transducers and speakers and cables. Discover beauty that truly speaks volumes at harmankardon.com. © 2012 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon is a trademark of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries.

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Escalope of Turkey with Sautéed Vegetables

Ingredients (Serves 4)

Sautéed vegetables

4 2tbsp 4tbsp 4tbsp 2tbsp 3tbsp 3 12 12

1 1 1 1 4tbsp 1tbsp 2 10 2tbsp 2tbsp splash

t urkey escalope, 150g each pecorino cheese parmesan cheese, grated parsley, chopped thyme olive oil egg yolks asparagus cherry tomatoes

red pepper, diced yellow pepper, diced aubergine, diced courgette, diced olive oil garlic, crushed whole garlic basil leaves almonds, roasted pistachio, roasted of balsamic vinegar sea salt & crushed pepper corns

Method Coat the escalope of turkey all over the egg yolks, Parmesan cheese, Pecorino cheese, parsley, thyme, salt and pepper. Heat the olive oil in a pan and fry the turkey over high heat for two minutes on each side until golden brown. Dice all the vegetables. Heat three tablespoons of olive oil in a large frying pan; add garlic, peppers, aubergines, courgettes, basil and fry over a high heat for three minutes until just tender. Take off the heat and dress with some oil. Drizzle with oil and balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. To serve, spoon the vegetables in the centre of the plate and put the turkey escalope on top. Serve with some chive mash potato, grilled cherry tomatoes, butter fried asparagus and deep fried sage.

BEST WINE ACCOMPANIMENT: 2011 GRAND VIN DE HAUTEVILLE VIOGNIER, D.O.K. MALTA “For those of you who would prefer a red, choose a light to medium bodied fruity red with low tannins, but a fullflavoured dry white with good weight would be my first choice. Because of the slightly salty Pecorino and Parmesan flavours that will coat the white meat escallops (which are then to be fried and accompanied with butter fried asparagus and other sautéed vegetables), this dish would probably benefit from a wine that is cold, crisp and fruity; but at the same time it needs to have the body to cope with the fairly stronger elements of this dish, such as the peppers, the cheese and the roasted nuts.”

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Chocolate & Chestnut Orange Trifle Chocolate sponge ingredients (Serves 4) 170g 150g pinch 25g 25g 150ml 5g 150ml

flour sugar baking powder golden syrup cocoa powder oil bicarbonate of soda milk

Chocolate cream ingredients 800ml 100g 50g 4 1

milk good quality chocolate sugar gelatine sheets orange zest

Caramelised chestnut ingredients 1 100g 1 200ml 50ml 50g

BEST WINE ACCOMPANIMENT: 2010 GRAND VIN DE HAUTEVILLE MOSCATO, D.O.K. MALTA LIQUEUR WINE “Chocolate and Moscato are a classic combination and especially when oranges, vanilla and caramelised chestnuts are used in the recipe as well. This rich, tasty dessert requires a wine that is as equally rich and sweet, and because of the little bit of age of this particular wine, delicious mature honeyed flavours intermingle with the creamy elements of this dish perfectly. The mouth-feel of this wine is also important, as it has the weight and viscosity to complement the sweetness of the dish whilst remaining crisp enough to refresh the palate and counterbalance the stickiness of chocolate sponges.�

orange rind chestnuts vanilla pod water grand marnier sugar

Chocolate sponge method Combine all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. In another bowl combine the liquids together. Then with a blender mix the dry ingredients liquids. Bake for 30 minutes, oven mark 180C. Cool completely and then cut the cake in round slices.

Chocolate cream method Boil the milk with the sugar and orange zest. Then add the egg yolks and whisk until creamy. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate and the softened gelatine. Cool in the fridge.

Caramelised chestnuts method Boil all the ingredients together until the chestnuts become soft. Cover with the sponge and finish with chocolate cream. Let it set in a refrigerator for two hours or allow it to get cold. Dust lightly with cocoa powder. Garnish with orange segments and mint.

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MADLIENA €625,000

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Company Name, Somewhere in St. Julians, St Julians. Tel: 2222 0000. info@website.com.mt / www.website.com.mt

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TIGNÉ POINT €945,000 FULLY FURNISHED

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Corner double-fronted 3 bedroom, 8th floor apartment Sheltered 28m2 front verandah with views of Valletta and Fort St.Elmo Separate 15m2 terrace overlooking the car-free Pjazza Tigné Selection of finishes by Pippa Toledo Beautiful contemporary furnishings by C.Fino+Sons Spacious Master bedroom with dressing room, TV area and ensuite Large utility/store room Includes home theatre system and lighting control system by Astral, with integrated remote control system Smart Card access control HVAC heating / cooling CCTV and fire detection Use of residents’ pool

Will make an ideal family home. Fully-furnished and ready for immediate occupation. Excellent rental potential. Area total: 274m2 Internal: 230m2 Terraces: 44m2

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Spacious 1 bedroom apartment overlooking landscaped, pedestrian walkway. Unique interior design combining patterned tiles and parquet. Master bedroom with dressing room and mosaic/marble ensuite. • Interior design by Chris Briffa • Smart card access control • HVAC heating / cooling • Use of roof • CCTV and fire detection • Use of residents’ pool Would make a stylish bachelor pad or Tigné Point pied-a-terre. Excellent rental potential. Ready for immediate occupation.

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FORT CHAMBRAY

STARTING FROM

€198,000

Scenic Views of the Gozo Channel in a luxurious setting A unique location surrounded by natural beauty, Fort Chambray is immersed in 250 years of history. Approaching the island of Gozo, the beautiful verdant cliffs overlooking Mgarr Harbour nestle the prominent fortification overlooking the quay. One of the most exciting property investment opportunities in the Mediterranean, Fort Chambray is within the protected

bastion walls. The fort will flourish into a self-contained town, boasting of spectacular views, where residential areas promise to be quiet landscaped havens, while the commercial area will be bustling and full of life, once the imposing building of the Knights’ Barracks will be restored to cater for fine dining restaurants, cafes and other commercial outlets.

• Fort Chambray is a Special Designated Area. All property is sold Freehold. Each individual property has its own unique layout and feel, and is finished to the highest standards. The use of natural lighting throughout gives the residences a clean and airy feel. • The project is split in three phases, two of which are complete, and residents have moved in. Phase 1 comprises a mix of villas and maisonettes, some with private pools. Phase 2 offers either single floor, two-bedroomed units with spacious terraces, or alternatively, two/three bedroomed duplex units with privately owned roof terraces. • The project is complemented by a 1,200 square metre communal pool and ample space for the deck area. • Phase 3 is the last stage of completion of the Fort Chambray development and will include a superior deluxe, boutique spa hotel, offering amenities to the residents. With the dawning of the 21st century, Fort Chambray is being given a new lease of life, which will turn it into the Grand Fort and Town that Jacques de Chambray had envisaged for it 250 years ago.

Fort Chambray, Ghajnsielem, Gozo. Tel: 2156 4910 / 7956 0019 sales@chambrayresidences.com / www.fortchambray.com

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PROPERTY / A TO Z OF SUPPLIERS HW FLORAL, POTS & GIFTS DECORATIVE FINISHES GARAGE DOORS DESIGN FINISHES

Blue Harbour Mansions, Ground Floor, D, Ta’ Xbiex Sea Front, Ta’ Xbiex. T: +356 2722 3323 www.insideoutmalta.com

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Flueless gas fires: - 3 ranges to choose from - latest in gas fire technology - no chimney or flue to operate - reduced bills - eco friendly - stylish designs - 100% efficient

A: Kingsway Palace, Republic Str,Valletta T: 2124 7518 M: 9982 2214 E: info@virocinternational.com W: www.virocinternational.com

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GYPSUM & LIGHTING

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D Gypsum and Lights, 90, Palm Street, Paola, Tel : 21663636

Store D'Ambrogio Gypsum and Lights Matteolo Saliba Street Zurrieq

For all types of gypsum works including flat ceilings, bulk heads, gypsum wall units and much more. Direct importers and distributors of all types of light fittings, gypsum trimless, wall lights, pendents, energy saving lights, modern switches and high power LEDs.

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E-mail: info@citadelplc.com

Citadel Insurance p.l.c. is a company authorised to carry on general and long term business of insurance and is regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

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DIRECTORY TIMBER

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ADDRESS BOOK APS Bank Ltd, Tel: 2122 6644. csc@apsbank.com.mt / www.apsbank.com.mt Astral, Marina Court, Triq L-Abate Rigord, Ta’Xbiex. Tel: 2134 0562 / 2134 5522. info@astral.com.mt / www.astral.com.mt Bathroom Design, 358, Triq In-Naxxar, B’Kara. Tel: 2144 1328/9. info@ bathroomdesign.com.mt / www.bathroomdesign.com.mt BDI, Triq Pietru Felici, Qormi. Tel: 2149 1727/2. bdi@onvol.net / www.homesbybdi.com Biggie Best, Triq tal-Balal, San Gwann. Tel: 2138 8880 / 2738 8880. www.biggiebestmalta.com Blueline Halmann, Triq Achille Ferris, Msida. Tel: 2131 6432/5. Triq In-Naxxar, Lija. Tel: 2141 2187 / 2141 4288. sales@blueline.com.mt / www.blueline.com.mt Bonds, Triq Notabile, Attard. Tel: 2143 6405 / 2143 6407. info@bondsmalta.com / www.bondsmalta.com

Decorium, 190, Triq In- Naxxar, San Gwann. Tel: 2138 9224 / 9943 3900. info@decorium.com.mt / www.decorium.com.mt Demajo Timbers Ltd, Misrah iz-Zebbug, Qormi. Tel: 2148 7078. timbers@demajo.com / www.demajotimbers.com Dimech Enterprises Ltd, Centre Point Bldgs, Triq Dun Karm, B’Kara. Tel: 2132 0433. alan@dimech-ent.com / www.dimech-ent.com Emmanuel Delicata Winemaker Ltd, The Winery on the Waterfront, Paola. Tel: 2182 5199 / 7982 5199. info@delicata.com / www.delicata.com Farrugia Lighting & Interiors, Triq Dun Karm Xerri, Iklin. Tel: 2141 9111. info@farrugia.com.mt / www.farrugia.com.mt Fino, Triq Notabile, Mriehel. Tel: 2549 3000. info@fino.com.mt / www.fino.com.mt Forestals, Bypass Mriehel, Mriehel. Tel: 2343 6000. www.forestals.com

BOV, BOV Centre, 58, Triq il-Kanun, Santa Venera. Tel: 2131 2020. customercare@bov.com / www.bov.com

Form Ltd, Triq il-Wied ta’ L’Msida, Msida. Tel: 2144 6000 / 2144 2535. info@form.com.mt / www.form.com.mt

Brands International, Triq tal-Balal, San Gwann.Tel: 2144 4110 / 2744 4110 / 2144 4177 / 7977 1100. www.brands.com.mt

Gifts&More, Topline, Triq Sant Andrija, St. Andrews. Tel: 2137 2256. info@giftsandmore.com.mt / www.giftsandmore.com.mt

camilleriparismode, 54, Triq Santa Katerina, Rabat. Tel: 2010 2030. Pjazza Tal-Lunzjata, Sliema. Tel: 2134 4838. 210, Triq il-Merkanti, Valletta. Tel: 2124 4596. you@camilleriparismode.com / www.camilleriparismode.com Carmelo Delia (Est. 1890), Triq Il-Wied, B’Kara. Tel: 2388 9200 / 2147 2882. info@carmelodelia.com / www.bigbon.com Chateau d’Ax, Triq Il-Ferrovija L-Antika, Santa Venera. Tel: 2144 6411. Choices, Fino Ferramenta Building, Triq San Luqa, G’Mangia. Tel: 2010 3300. Citadel Insurance, Casa Borgo, 26, Triq Is-Suq, Floriana. Tel: 2557 9000 / 8007 2322. info@citadelplc.com / www.citadelplc.com Core, Triq il-Wied, B’Kara. Tel: 2144 3449. info@core.com.mt / www.core.com.mt Cose Casa, Triq it-Tliet Knejjes, Balzan. Tel: 2144 7672. info@cosecasa.com / www.cosecasa.com Creations Omnistat, Liland Buildings, Triq L-Mdina, Attard. Tel: 2141 1541/ 2141 7616. johann@creationsomni.com / www.creationsomni.com Cutajar Ltd / Ultimate, Vjal ir-Rihan, San Gwann. Tel: 2137 2663. Triq ir-Rebha, Qormi. Tel: 2149 4804. Triq Bisazza, Sliema. Tel: 2131 8941. sales@ultimate.com.mt / www.ultimate.com.mt D’Ambrogio Gypsum Works, 105, Triq Mattelolo Saliba, Zurrieq. Tel: 7905 2100. dambrogios@yahoo.com / www.dgypsumworks.com

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G R F Ltd., Triq Bella Vista, San Gwann. Tel: 2137 7378 / 7942 4422. info@grfmalta.com / www.grfmalta.com

Mdina Glass, Crfats Village Ta’ Qali, Attard. Tel: 2141 5786. www.mdinaglass.com.mt Nestle’, Triq Pantar, Lija. Tel: 2338 9000.nescafedolcemalta@mt. nestle.com / www.dolce-malta.com.mt Next Home, Triq Bisazza, Sliema. Tel: 2134 4156 / 2132 0221. slmbisazza@nextmalta.com.mt Onepercent Group, Triq il-Wied ta’ L’Msida, Msida. Tel: 2546 5600 / 2546 5000. info@onepercent.com.mt / www.onepercent.com.mt Oxford House, Triq Notabile, Mriehel. Tel: 2546 4000. info@oxfordhouse.com.mt / www.oxfordhouse.com.mt Piscopo Gardens Ltd, Triq Toni Camilleri, Burmarrad. Tel: 2158 3755. info@piscopogardens.com / www.piscopogardens.com Portelli & Brincat, Triq Kukkanja, Santa Venera. Tel: 2148 8199, 2148 2831. info@portelliandbrincat.com.mt / www.portelliandbrincat.com.mt Raphael Azzopardi, 6, Triq Uqija, Swieqi. Tel: 2137 3812.info@raphaelazzopardi.com / www.raphaelazzopardi.com Satariano, 122, Triq Il-Wied, B’Kara. Tel: 2149 2149. www.satariano.com Seamless Ltd, 4, Triq Guze Duca, Qormi. Tel: 2144 0404 / 7940 0404. sales@seamless.com.mt / www.seamless.com.mt Shaker Ltd, Triq il-Gibjun, San Gwann. www.shaker.com.mt

Home & Gift Centre, M4 Shopping Complex, Triq il-Linja, Attard. Tel: 2143 6285. homeware@go.net.mt

Spot On Supplies Ltd, Triq il-Palmi, Paola. Tel: 2166 8880 / 7981 7777. info@spotonmalta.com / www.spotonmalta.com

Hydrolectric Ltd, Triq il-Kappilan Mifsud, Hamrun. Tel: 2124 1111. hydrolectric@hydrolectric.com.mt / www.hydrolectric.com.mt

Sterling, 2, Triq Zakkarija, Valletta. Tel: 2124 5999. info@sterling.com.mt / www.sterling.com.mt

Ideacasa, Triq il-Wied Ta’ L-Imsida, B’Kara. Tel: 2148 3848. info@ideacasa.com.mt / www.ideacasa.com.mt Il Camino, 48/49, Triq Fleur De Lys, B’Kara. Tel: 2144 1689 / 7988 8999. ilcamino@go.net.mt / www.ilcamino.net Insideout Design Finishes, Blue Harbour Mansions, Ix-Xatt Ta’ Xbiex, Ta’ Xbiex. Tel: 2722 3323. sales@insideoutmalta.com / www.insideoutmalta.com Joinwell, Triq il-Mithna, Qormi. Tel: 2278 2000. info@joinwell.com.mt / www.joinwell.com.mt

The Atrium, Homemate, Bypass ta’ l’Mriehel, Mriehel. Tel: 2147 0000. info@theatrium.com.mt / www.theatrium.com.mt The Rug Company, Area F, Blue Harbour Business Centre, Ta’ Xbiex. Tel: 2132 4990. www.therugcompany.com The Rug Gallery, 11, Ix-Xatt, Sliema. Tel: 2133 4191 / 9948 5716. info@rugs.com.mt / www.rugs.com.mt Viroc International, Kingsway Palace, Triq Ir-Repubblika, Valletta. Tel: 2124 7518 / 2124 7519. info@virocinternational.com / www.virocinternational.com

JTS Trading, Triq il-Kummerc, Qormi. Tel: 2149 6415 / 9944 6951. jurgen@jtstrading.com / www.jtstrading.com LOFT, Triq San Pawl, Naxxar. Tel: 2099 9966. info@loft.com.mt / www.loft.com.mt

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