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Lex
Lex
6 July 2010

Professional Painting Cost

Professional Painting Cost

I was told around 15-16k for about 30-32 square house ...

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Lex
Jul 06, 2010 12:29 pm
Lex
Stormy
Stormy
6 July 2010

Blinds - Bedroom at front of house (ideas wanted)

Blinds - Bedroom at front of house (ideas wanted)

I guess I'm lucky that my MB is upstairs, but it still faces the street, so the potential for prying eyes to look in is still there! :lol: At the moment I have redishades,…

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Stormy
Jul 06, 2010 10:47 pm
Stormy
swarvy
swarvy
16 July 2010

bumpy paint finish? some advice please

bumpy paint finish? some advice please

However the paint is applied you will see the effect of the tool you're using to apply it. i.e brushs have stroke marks, rollers have texture marks etc. there are…

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swarvy
Jul 16, 2010 11:44 am
karry327
karry327
17 July 2010

Can I have your opinions & advice pls with final colours?

Can I have your opinions & advice pls with final colours?

Thanks Bel, checked out all 3 threads / blogs. Absolutely love both colours and will check them out with my flooring & other colours :D

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karry327
Jul 17, 2010 9:24 pm
karry327
flagstaffIV
flagstaffIV
18 July 2010

Painting stripes?

Painting stripes?

Hi Oshi, Welcome to H1! To start I would suggest painting both colours onto a board/canvas so you can see what the colours look like under light in your house. Also make…

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flagstaffIV
Jul 18, 2010 6:27 pm
flagstaffIV
Rowena
Rowena
18 July 2010

Another Online Home Decor Spot

Another Online Home Decor Spot

Bumping this as I've found an American website that delivers to Oz : Don't you love this variation of the shade/chandelier combo…

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Rowena
Jul 18, 2010 6:36 pm
Rowena
Brett2010
Brett2010
20 July 2010

Paint to go with Jarrah floor.

Paint to go with Jarrah floor.

Hi all Just wonder if i could have some help with a wall colour for my new house. The kitchen will have a black benchtop, gloss white/cream cupboards (armico cream flush)…

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Brett2010
Jul 20, 2010 6:46 pm
sezza
sezza
27 July 2010

Solver Flintstone and Solver Pewter.

Solver Flintstone and Solver Pewter.

yeh we have already done our prestart and locked these colours in. they are both from the same colour slide.. so we are safe in them being same tone. this is what the…

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sezza
Jul 27, 2010 8:25 pm
Michelle
Michelle
28 July 2010

Internal doors to suit VJ walls

Internal doors to suit VJ walls

Liz, are you living there while doing the renovating? Do you have a photo you can post of the rooms? :D

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Michelle
Jul 28, 2010 6:46 pm
Michelle
bel
bel
30 July 2010

Exterior colour scheme ideas

Exterior colour scheme ideas

Hi Janette, Welcome to the forum :D It's always easier for us to help you if you could post some pictures :D Here is a how to guide viewtopic.php?f=6&t=31082 Bel :D

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bel
Jul 30, 2010 2:54 pm
bel
kek
kek
30 July 2010

Blinds

Blinds

You should be able to get one custom made. We've had blinds made for very narrow bathroom windows in the past. Forget the off-the-shelf ones and try some local businesses? :th:

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kek
Jul 30, 2010 8:05 pm
kek
suh
suh
6 August 2010

White Duck Quarter Strength!!!!

White Duck Quarter Strength!!!!

Yeah I know, thought I would chuck it in...am sure there will be someone.

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suh
Aug 06, 2010 10:06 pm
suh
Melly03
Melly03
9 August 2010

Brescia Furniture

Brescia Furniture

Thanks Danma...it's always comforting to know that they care about their customers. I think after sales service is just as important. We have been dealing with their…

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Melly03
Aug 09, 2010 5:19 pm
Michelle
Michelle
14 August 2010

Exterior paint scheme for old clad home

Exterior paint scheme for old clad home

I’d say the tank is C/Bond….its pretty much the same colour as the paint work so all paint work must be C/B Deep Ridge. Its easy to paint over. :wink: Have a think about…

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Michelle
Aug 14, 2010 8:23 pm
Michelle
to_do_list
to_do_list
16 August 2010

Wardrobes from IKEA - Can I cut them

Wardrobes from IKEA - Can I cut them

Tip: Buy extra shelves and odds and ends for the project in the color that you are using to make up bridging pieces and brackets ets. IKEA will always take back any…

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to_do_list
Aug 16, 2010 10:22 am
to_do_list
to_do_list
to_do_list
16 August 2010

Château TDL....The WIR Chapter

Château TDL....The WIR Chapter
1, 2

Planner...schmanner...paper and pen... :wink:

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to_do_list
Aug 16, 2010 10:25 am
to_do_list
kek
kek
20 August 2010

Mood boards

Mood boards

Thanks frosty. :D I'll have a look at that one. And I think I'll go back to the old Photoshop. This new one is giving me the irrits. :?

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kek
Aug 20, 2010 7:44 am
kek
themax
themax
23 August 2010

Show me your rug!

Show me your rug!
1, 2, 3

OOOHHH veeeerrry nice!!!! shellb78

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themax
Aug 23, 2010 3:00 pm
themax
THOMMO77
THOMMO77
6 September 2010

Render Colour Help

Render Colour Help

Have also posted this in the Building a New House Forum.. any render\colour experts out there?? Our house if progressing and we are happy with how all the external…

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THOMMO77
Sep 06, 2010 7:41 pm
xquisite
xquisite
10 September 2010

Shale Grey roof with cedar windows. Render colour????

Shale Grey roof with cedar windows. Render colour????

melc, I think grey would be fine. I regard timbers as neutral so can go with cool or warm colours.

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xquisite
Sep 10, 2010 1:43 pm
*daisy*
*daisy*
10 September 2010

Please help with exterior EVERYTHING! Concrete block house.

Please help with exterior EVERYTHING! Concrete block house.

What about jasper for the windows and garage door with woodland grey roof, gutters and fashia? I have been able to convice hubby to use Jasper now! They are largish…

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*daisy*
Sep 10, 2010 9:26 pm
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
13 September 2010

Master Bedroom Colour Scheme

Master Bedroom Colour Scheme

I would keep the curtains as close to the wall colour (that they are hanging on) as possible. I don't like too much contrast when it comes to window dressings though.

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mrssnowden
Sep 13, 2010 9:49 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
15 September 2010

Taubmans white smoke

Taubmans white smoke

Taubmans white smoke is also bristle white smoke which we have chosen for our home for walls, skirts and ceiling. Very happy with our chioce as i think it goes well with…

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Rudolf1980
Sep 15, 2010 12:39 pm
Rudolf1980
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
17 September 2010

Thought on exterior colour scheme??

Thought on exterior colour scheme??

I think the old stone wall would look fabulous with the natural white. A strong contrast and very sophisticated colours. How do they match up with the colourbond…

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mrssnowden
Sep 17, 2010 4:14 pm
scozzy
scozzy
17 September 2010

Wall Paper

Wall Paper

Have a look at the wallpaper thread in Michelles forum, there's a few sources there.

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scozzy
Sep 17, 2010 11:34 pm
Stormy
Stormy
19 September 2010

Can you show me your plantation shutters!!!!!!!!!

Can you show me your plantation shutters!!!!!!!!!

Hi Renee&Jarred, I thought I'd move this thread to the Windows and Doors forum as you might get a bit more of a response here! I have had my plantations for about 3…

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Stormy
Sep 19, 2010 9:00 am
Stormy

Here is a picture of Romans split in 2 (in fact I think during winter one side has been down most of the time due to heat loss when up) they are set…

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mdzzj
Sep 21, 2010 1:51 pm
feeg
feeg
22 September 2010

Help! Struggling with facade colors!

Help! Struggling with facade colors!

Hi Beeg, have you checked out Taubman's Silkworm?? Thats the color I am going for which has kinda lightish greyish finish..guess will look good…

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feeg
Sep 22, 2010 8:13 pm
Southies
Southies
23 September 2010

Framing Canvasses

Framing Canvasses

yes, you're right but I have to admit that I'm pretty concerned about cutting the canvas ::hyst::

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Southies
Sep 23, 2010 5:16 pm
Southies
Adrian008
Adrian008
27 September 2010

Help on Exterior Colour Scheme

Help on Exterior Colour Scheme

Has anyone used the following combination: Brickwork: Zinc Render: Shale Grey (even thinking about windspray) Some other colours that were thrown to me today…

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Adrian008
Sep 27, 2010 8:36 pm
wolf_rt
wolf_rt
28 September 2010

repainting interior

repainting interior

1. do we need to wash the walls first given the house is only 8 years old? If so, should we use sugar soap or cloudy ammonia? 2. what order should we paint in? i.e.…

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wolf_rt
Sep 28, 2010 10:27 pm
wolf_rt
wolf_rt
28 September 2010

Painting a timber door

Painting a timber door

not sure about your product, but primer/sealer doesnt necessaraly have a 'build' you may have to also use a dedicated undercoat. however you said you wanted a 'schmick'…

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wolf_rt
Sep 28, 2010 10:46 pm
barbw61
barbw61
29 September 2010

color of render.....HELP PLEASE

color of render.....HELP PLEASE

The bricks are a reddish blue grey color. You can see them on the Boral website. The windows are Dune as well. Barb

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barbw61
Sep 29, 2010 5:17 pm
wolf_rt
wolf_rt
30 September 2010

Enamel Paint Question

Enamel Paint Question

hey there beckandbubs, i would have to say your problem sounds more like the enamel yellowing to me. I have seen some white enamels yellow badly in as little as 3 months,…

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wolf_rt
Sep 30, 2010 3:01 pm
take2
take2
3 October 2010

painting over internal cedar walls and ceilings

painting over internal cedar walls and ceilings

Timber walls are common in qlder style home, look up vj walls which they are called and you might find some solutions. Cheers Lou

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take2
Oct 03, 2010 10:27 pm
take2
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
4 October 2010

Blind Options..

Blind Options..

Post has been moved to the right forum.

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The Garden Whisperer
Oct 04, 2010 8:17 pm
The Garden Whisperer
saemiseon
saemiseon
6 October 2010

Exterior colours selected....would this work???

Exterior colours selected....would this work???

Hi guys, we finalised our exterior colour but still have chance to change it...not long though would love your inputs... We've gone Dune colorbond for roof, facia,…

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saemiseon
Oct 06, 2010 5:46 pm
Brad & Sonya
Brad & Sonya
8 October 2010

Feature stone help Perth

Feature stone help Perth

Archistone in mandurah have quite alot of stacked stone Sonya

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Brad & Sonya
Oct 07, 2010 11:06 pm
Brad & Sonya
kek
kek
8 October 2010

Colour help with renovations needed :)

Colour help with renovations needed :)

We want to render and have the roof resprayed... I guess I am trying to achieve a theme inside and out of 'Balinese Elegance'... Our garage…

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kek
Oct 08, 2010 10:54 pm
kek
SunshineT
SunshineT
10 October 2010

Colours: Sorbetto/Sirius Cove with Woodlands Grey & driveby

Colours: Sorbetto/Sirius Cove with Woodlands Grey & driveby

Okidoki, finally updated my thread (in signature below) with final DA plans and photo of external colour choices. Finding it hard to quite let go of Sorbetto, so I…

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SunshineT
Oct 10, 2010 2:10 pm
SunshineT
McKinnon
McKinnon
11 October 2010

2 pac or high gloss internal doors?

2 pac or high gloss internal doors?

After about 10 phone calls I found someone to 2pac for $200 a door. The builder said ok, so they picked them up and guess what, the builder will cover the cost and he said…

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McKinnon
Oct 11, 2010 11:30 am
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just Erin
Oct 11, 2010 5:49 pm
Helyn
Helyn
11 October 2010

Bay Window Curtain Double Rods or Rails

Bay Window Curtain Double Rods or Rails

We have a bay window and we got a curtain rail custom made, was not that dear. We got ours made by Barratts Blinds but I think they are only a local company - they have…

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Helyn
Oct 11, 2010 9:22 pm
Helyn
paddyandbeau
paddyandbeau
11 October 2010

Advice re colour schemes for federation cottage exterior

Advice re colour schemes for federation cottage exterior

Thanks IkonInteriors, I will get myself a few samples. Just looking at Resene website now. Thanks too McNiks, any ideas on the colours used for the two houses?

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paddyandbeau
Oct 11, 2010 9:37 pm
paddyandbeau
thegame888
thegame888
14 October 2010

Choosing render colour for my new home

Choosing render colour for my new home

Hi, I came across this forum by accident whilst searching google and found from my reading of various topics that…

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thegame888
Oct 14, 2010 7:23 pm
chriso
chriso
14 October 2010

Advice Needed on final internal selections and colours

Advice Needed on final internal selections and colours

Hi all - We are about to finalise all our internal selections with our builder next week and would really love everyone's thoughts, opintions, comments on the below…

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chriso
Oct 14, 2010 9:28 pm
d@n
d@n
15 October 2010

Exterior colours... suggestions please!

Exterior colours... suggestions please!

Start with the colorbond colours and if you don't like any of those then you've got thousands to choose from in Dulux, Taubmans etc. This is where it helps to know what…

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d@n
Oct 15, 2010 11:51 am
kek
kek
16 October 2010

Colour appointment for dummies?

Colour appointment for dummies?

I spoke to the colour consultant yesterday and she said I don't need to see tile/carpet info before our meeting cos we'll be fine just to pick…

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kek
Oct 16, 2010 8:43 am
kek


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