House Proud: Fire starter Thu 5 May 2016 Channel the trend towards earthy colours with this portable heater, the Buzz by Faber. Made of corten steel, an alloy composed of iron to which copper, phosphorus, silicon, nickel and chromium are added to give it its rusty brown colour, it runs on propane gas in bottle format or from a fixed natural gas outlet. It is normally €1,699, but Hearth and Home (01-6206777 hearthandhome.ie) is offering Irish Times readers who present Thursday's column 20 per cent off: €1,349. Offer ends May 14th. French brand Cesarré (0033-240062409 cesarre.com) adds polish to its fire pit creations thanks to the design nous of Bertrand Charrier. The Ceram has an Argentine steel barbecue grill upon which you can place a galvanized steel sheet to turn it into a fire pit cum table. It costs from €2,308. A second style, the ceramic-topped Riga (pictured), costs from €2,408. Both prices are ex delivery from the Nantes-based maker. Finglas-based Heating Distributors (01-8648950 heating-distributors.ie) has just launched a new collection of gas-operated fire pits by Rivelin, in Sheffield. To celebrate, the company is offering Irish Times readers who present Thursday's column 10 per cent off any item in the collection. Made in Sheffield. Prices start at €2,200. This rattan-based table top heater is a very smart investment. It is normally €249 at Outdoor Living (01-2878404 outdoorliving.ie) at Glen of the Downs, Co Wicklow but Irish Times readers who present Thursday's column can buy it at a 10 per cent discount €224. Offer ends May 14th. This Norm brazier by Feuerstelle costs about €164 from German-based company Design 3000 (0049-6062 8098000, design-3000.de) This curvaceous Soma, €295, is one of several styles by Arpe Studio UK available to buy at Not On the High Street (notonthehighstreet.com) This La Hacienda outdoor electric heater is height adjustable and has been reduced from about €233 to €186 at BHS (003344-4116000 bhs.co.uk). Returns must be made within 14 days. Brown Thomas has launched Craft and Design 2016, a selection of cool everyday objects by Irish designers selected by buyer Edel Woods. Featuring some of the nation’s top names. It includes mugs by Arran Street East, €66 for a set of two; Clarkes of Dublin’s No7 shaving soap in an Irish ash bowl,€60, perfect for the beardy set; cute little souvenir colouring sets of the map of Ireland by upcoming Belfast-based Stephen Farnan Studio, €24.95 and Caufield Country Boards centenary sphere, €70, a piece that, Woods says is selling like hot cakes. Brownthomas.ie This single knife set in a board that doubles as a kitchen towel holder will appeal to minimalists. It costs €28.95 from German- based Trend Style Online (trendstyle-online.com). Fashion fans will love the pops of colour in this knife trio, €10.99,which landed at Aldi stores nationwide two days ago. Hurry before they’re all gone. This 10-piece knife set is colour-coded to prevent cross contamination. Available at Sweeney O’Rourke (01-6777212 sweeneyorourke.com) it costs about €92.50 and comes with a duty knife case.