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Celebrate Mother’s Day - NZ House & Garden style

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23 April, 2007

Celebrate Mother’s Day - NZ House & Garden style

This month the mother of editorial director Michal McKay opens her home to the readers of NZ House & Garden in a special Mother’s Day issue.

Paddy Walker’s tropical Rarotongan home suggests elegance is in the genes. Like her daughter, Paddy prefers a peaceful palette of calming whites which go well with the breathtaking lush flora and fauna of her lagoon-edge retreat.

“My mother is my guide, mentor and friend,” says editorial director Michal McKay, who attributes her obsession with style to her mother.

“We all have fond memories of treasured times spent with our mothers, moments that in hindsight have often shaped our futures. I invite readers to share with us in celebrating Mother’s Day with a selection of inspired ideas from the creative team at NZ House & Garden.”

Make any mother feel special this Mother’s Day with a handmade gift. Or celebrate Mother with a family gathering held in her honour. This month’s issue of NZ House & Garden will show you how to do both with ease and panache. There’s a delectable menu of easy-to-make afternoon-tea treats and gift ideas that you can recreate, including recycled paint cans filled with herbs, repackaged garden bulbs in a personalised paper bag and different paperweights made from glass-top tins and family photos.

The NZ House & Garden May issue is a Mother’s Day treat in itself - its pages are filled with inspiring homes and gardens from around the country, including a stunning Queenstown home built on a historic sheep station, the garden of the dramatic Lanarch Castle in Dunedin and an award-winning Hamilton home which represents its owner’s artistic and architectural professions.

The May issue of NZ House & Garden is a perfect gift for Mother’s Day. It is on sale from Monday April 23 and retails for $8.90. Visit www.nzhouseandgarden.co.nz for more ideas and inspiration.

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