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Michelle
Oct 04, 2012 10:53 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
24 September 2012

Shade between Dulux Pale Earth & Saudi Sand

Shade between Dulux Pale Earth & Saudi Sand

You can, but make sure you go to a Dulux Trade Centure to get that done. :D Sorry for the late reply, I don't always get reply notices to threads! :roll:

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Michelle
Sep 24, 2012 2:27 pm
Michelle
stratastruggler
stratastruggler
22 September 2012

Peeling Ceilings becoming a more common problem

Peeling Ceilings becoming a more common problem

I bought my townhouse off the plan some 12 years ago. When I decided to repaint the place is discovered that they had not under coated or sealed, just slapped on some…

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stratastruggler
Sep 22, 2012 6:29 am
Michelle
Michelle
11 September 2012

Two render colours - help

Two render colours - help

Sorry I have been so busy with my own reno......how you going?

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Michelle
Sep 11, 2012 8:21 pm
Michelle
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
3 September 2012

Help with render, downpipe and entry colours

Help with render, downpipe and entry colours

Hi, Without the below picture my whole description wouldn’t have made any sense to you. Try the link again. It is the last picture on that page.

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EcoFriendly
Sep 03, 2012 3:34 pm
d@n
d@n
30 August 2012

help with render colour

help with render colour

An elevation plan would be good also. It's almost impossible to recommend colours without seeing the design of the facade.

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d@n
Aug 30, 2012 11:11 am
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
28 August 2012

Help with external colours?

Help with external colours?

Hi, I think the garage door needs to be balanced with a larger window. Check out below link for inspiration. http://www.trendwindows.com.au/WRCAwning.html I think the…

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EcoFriendly
Aug 28, 2012 8:23 pm
d@n
d@n
26 August 2012

Urgent External Colour scheme help for modern new build pls

Urgent External Colour scheme help for modern new build pls

Why do people run out of time with these things? Rather ironic the building takes forever but the selections are done in a mad last minute panic.

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d@n
Aug 26, 2012 8:55 am
Angel D
Angel D
22 August 2012

Help me choose paint colour for horrible barstools please!

Help me choose paint colour for horrible barstools please!

Can't believe you posted the link to the Ikea barstools I originally envisaged buying for my kitchen!! :lol: I was going to get them in the…

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Angel D
Aug 22, 2012 5:23 pm
Angel D
Angel D
Angel D
20 August 2012

Looking for some clever ideas for filling an ext wall space

Looking for some clever ideas for filling an ext wall space

What about some nice wall lights? That way it has a functional purpose as well.

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Angel D
Aug 20, 2012 10:29 pm
Angel D
Abby
Abby
18 August 2012

Suggestions for good neutral paint colour in living area

Suggestions for good neutral paint colour in living area

My daughter has grand piano 1/2 with white trims. IMHO it looks divine with her chocolate carpet and dark floor boards.

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Abby
Aug 18, 2012 11:16 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
14 August 2012

Internal colour help!

Internal colour help!

Grey is a neutral, along with taupe or greige. There's so many different varieties of "grey" now! It is so easy to accessorise with grey as your base. Case in point, …

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Treeseachanger
Aug 14, 2012 12:50 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
14 August 2012

Colour Scheme for Brick and Cladding

Colour Scheme for Brick and Cladding

Hi Adam Take a look at the siding facades on Houzz site, James Hardie sites, BHG sites. You will be sure to find some combos you like as there are thousands of pics.... …

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Treeseachanger
Aug 14, 2012 12:29 am
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
9 August 2012

Please help me choose external colours!

Please help me choose external colours!

Hi, What colour mortar will you be using? I would be using off-white flush mortar with white (matt) window frames. The colorbond colour “Monument” will look very…

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EcoFriendly
Aug 09, 2012 9:55 pm
our dream home
our dream home
9 August 2012

red feature wall or neutral?

red feature wall or neutral?

I had a red feature wall in our old home ( now we are building and renting ) and I must say i really miss it! Thinking of doing a red feature wall in the games room which…

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our dream home
Aug 09, 2012 8:33 pm
our dream home
our dream home
9 August 2012

Help please for exterior colours

Help please for exterior colours

Unfortunately it didn't work but I thought I might be able to give some input anyways :) we just chose our colours and found the outside harder then the inside. We went…

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our dream home
Aug 09, 2012 8:29 pm
CC101
CC101
23 July 2012

Which paint for which surface?

Which paint for which surface?

has any one used high sheen dulux light colour for internal walls paint? what are your thoughts?

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CC101
Jul 23, 2012 1:27 am
EcoFriendly
EcoFriendly
21 July 2012

Venetian plaster... a DYI job?

Venetian plaster... a DYI job?

Hi, Flat plastering is a highly skilled operation and usually best left to a professional. I would get a plasterer that has been trained in Europe. To get the look…

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EcoFriendly
Jul 21, 2012 3:25 pm
Southies
Southies
21 July 2012

Lining a storage trunk

Lining a storage trunk

just wanted to personalise it Helyn 8)

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Southies
Jul 21, 2012 1:15 pm
Southies
mtchairs
mtchairs
20 July 2012

Exterior house colour scheme - help needed

Exterior house colour scheme - help needed

Just wanted to revisit this as I'm finally getting round to having the exterior painted. The gutters and downpipes have just been replaced by Colorbond Ironstone and I am…

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mtchairs
Jul 20, 2012 1:34 pm
Mac25
Mac25
16 July 2012

Help finding these stools

Help finding these stools

I have seen these at Oz Design in Melbourne, they were about $600 and I think you can pick your fabric, check out there website, I was looking for them to a while back.

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Mac25
Jul 16, 2012 5:52 pm
Michelle
Michelle
13 July 2012

Colour scheme???

Colour scheme???

Hi Mark, love to do that for you. But I've found it very hard to learn the program, so I leave all that up to my contractor New Home Visuals he…

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Michelle
Jul 13, 2012 5:53 pm
Michelle
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
12 July 2012

Haymes Paints - Bams paint thread

Haymes Paints - Bams paint thread

It has a tendency to change shades in different light settings - our walls either look quite light or have a grey tone to them. Love them! And…

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theanonyuser
Jul 12, 2012 4:57 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
9 July 2012

Surfmist colorbond and classic cream render

Surfmist colorbond and classic cream render

I'll see if I can find some of the pics I found when doing my own colour research.... we are having surf mist fascia, and I am having the cladding & our feature render…

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Matt+Jo
Jul 09, 2012 4:23 pm
Matt+Jo
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MissyP
Jul 02, 2012 10:20 pm
MissyP

Hog half is a very safe colour, but you need to stick within the tones of colours that are either white or have a slight hint of yellow in them like the Hog Bristle has.…

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Michelle
Jul 01, 2012 3:42 pm
Michelle
Charnley
Charnley
20 June 2012

Metalic Paint- Hazelnut glaze

Metalic Paint- Hazelnut glaze

Hi Mark We used Dulux Metallic Effects in our daughters room in Exposed Granite. Looked fantastic (sorry I dont have a pic). We did the cross hatching effect and it was…

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Charnley
Jun 20, 2012 11:55 am
Charnley
steveandmary
steveandmary
16 June 2012

Dulux smokey glass render

Dulux smokey glass render

Hi, Has anyone used smokey glass as a external render colour? What did you put it with? Can we see pics please? Cheers, Mary

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steveandmary
Jun 16, 2012 8:22 pm
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
16 June 2012

July Sky Solver

July Sky Solver

Anyone? or at least similar colour to "July Sky"?

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AubinGroveFan
Jun 16, 2012 12:16 am
sadmaan
sadmaan
15 June 2012

Kids space

Kids space
1, 2

Once I made one for my 5 years old kid with materials. That was of a dome shape.…

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sadmaan
Jun 15, 2012 9:51 pm
mgilla
mgilla
15 June 2012

Render over render

Render over render

Just need to use an external paint, give it a wash down with a pressure cleaner before you paint if.

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mgilla
Jun 15, 2012 8:50 pm
schecher9193
schecher9193
15 June 2012

DIY Interior Painting

DIY Interior Painting
1, 2

In my opinion, you should hire a professional painters

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schecher9193
Jun 15, 2012 4:52 pm
Buttercup
Buttercup
11 June 2012

Old 70s house needs update - advice on render + brick

Old 70s house needs update - advice on render + brick

Welcome to H1 butterflybijoux, What a great looking house you already have. The problem with a 70's house is that if you try and modernize it too much it won't look good…

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Buttercup
Jun 11, 2012 6:33 pm
Buttercup
Michelle
Michelle
11 June 2012

Need to confirm colour scheme; Michelle?? Anyone?? Help!

Need to confirm colour scheme; Michelle?? Anyone?? Help!

Whoops! Sorry Michelle.... i'll remeber that for future times. Your expertise is greatly appreciated! My builder has suggested opononi in half…

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Michelle
Jun 11, 2012 10:51 am
Michelle
mgilla
mgilla
8 June 2012

Dulux ceiling paint opinions/ help

Dulux ceiling paint opinions/ help

More like the painter than the paint IMO

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mgilla
Jun 08, 2012 6:42 pm
mikeg12
mikeg12
6 June 2012

Dulux fine texture application?

Dulux fine texture application?

I am about to embark on texture coating. I wouldnt mind hearing how this went with the roll on texture. I have a product i am about to apply called Acryloc - which…

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mikeg12
Jun 06, 2012 11:50 am
butterflypond
butterflypond
4 June 2012

Exterior Trim Colour

Exterior Trim Colour

What did you end up going with, I too am looking at all the same blues for my front door, I iwll have a colorbond Ironstone garage door, and a sandy yellow render on my…

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butterflypond
Jun 04, 2012 11:08 pm
PeterHayes
PeterHayes
2 June 2012

black feature walls....

black feature walls....

Hi Yes you have made life hard but it can be done What you are propably seeing is un even roller application and that is probably on the wall that you get undiffused…

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PeterHayes
Jun 02, 2012 4:03 am
bee84
bee84
31 May 2012

Colour scheme ideas.... pleae help!

Colour scheme ideas.... pleae help!

the windows are charcoal. we were thinking of having classic cream for the fascia now

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bee84
May 31, 2012 11:20 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
30 May 2012

Weatherboard and garage door colour - something different

Weatherboard and garage door colour - something different

:th: Might seem like replying is a waste of time after so long, but someone coming along may have the same dilemma and that's where the information on this forum is invaluable…

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Treeseachanger
May 30, 2012 11:55 pm
jen78wollahra
jen78wollahra
21 May 2012

Carpet Colour to Match Dulux Limed White or Dulux Male

Carpet Colour to Match Dulux Limed White or Dulux Male

We have just used Cavbrem velluto and are very happy. Its a wool, but the girls in the store said it is used in a lot of commercial appellations and last well, its been…

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jen78wollahra
May 21, 2012 11:13 am
Titch101
Titch101
16 May 2012

Interior colour help.

Interior colour help.

Try Limed White half. We are using it with Vivid white ceiling and trims and found it to be a warm grey colour.

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Titch101
May 16, 2012 8:20 pm
Scout
Scout
13 May 2012

Oil paint over water based primer? AND when to paint putty?

Oil paint over water based primer? AND when to paint putty?

Oh great, thanks for replying. :) On another note, if anyone happens to read this, I have restored some old windows myself and have had to re-putty around some of the…

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Scout
May 13, 2012 4:24 pm
Scout
Abby
Abby
9 May 2012

Updating our house colours advice please

Updating our house colours advice please

Hi, The image I uploaded is not my home. I wish it was. My home is a very modern box style lol. We used Dulux Raku and Dulux Stepney. My daughter is building a townhouse…

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Abby
May 09, 2012 9:13 pm
Michelle
Michelle
7 May 2012

Internal paint colour advise pls

Internal paint colour advise pls

I went right through my house with the one colour. I don't really care if its modern or not, it suited the look I wanted and needed for a small house. I think what you…

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Michelle
May 07, 2012 6:45 am
Michelle
taobelly
taobelly
2 May 2012

Internal paint colour scheme - opinions pls

Internal paint colour scheme - opinions pls

Hello. I don't know exactly the colour of 'limed white' but Peplum is a very pinkish white. I had a friend who painted her whole house inside peplum and it was SO pink. …

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taobelly
May 02, 2012 12:26 pm

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