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

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to_do_list
Aug 16, 2010 10:25 am
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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!
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OOOHHH veeeerrry nice!!!! shellb78

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themax
Aug 23, 2010 3:00 pm
themax

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

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
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
4 October 2010

Blind Options..

Blind Options..

Post has been moved to the right forum.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Oct 04, 2010 8:17 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
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
just Erin
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
TheOK
TheOK
17 October 2010

2 coats of paint included in price, painter offering 3rd

2 coats of paint included in price, painter offering 3rd

We may need to get our terminology in order. When people talk about 3rd coat are they talking about the 3rd coat (undercoat + colour + colour) or…

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TheOK
Oct 17, 2010 8:47 am
TheOK
d@n
d@n
18 October 2010

Newhaven colours/tips

Newhaven colours/tips

Try posting your facade design. That will help visualize where colours go.

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d@n
Oct 18, 2010 7:48 am
Bagheera
Bagheera
18 October 2010

Taubmans colour "Werne"

Taubmans colour "Werne"

not sure but it might be worth checking Solver paints for Mountain Dew.

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Bagheera
Oct 18, 2010 9:26 am
kek
kek
22 October 2010

Show me . . . The Facade!!!

Show me . . . The Facade!!!

Mine are all over my blog.... (the link's in the sig)

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kek
Oct 22, 2010 10:50 pm
kek

Not sure about full render, but it certainly seems to be a popular colour. Southies…

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bel
Oct 29, 2010 7:06 am
bel
d@n
d@n
2 November 2010

Render color for front facade.

Render color for front facade.

Show us a pic of the place if you can.

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d@n
Nov 02, 2010 7:48 pm
Lady Mich
Lady Mich
2 November 2010

Help with identifying cladding

Help with identifying cladding

It's very very expensive. We've been quoted around $1,900 for a small amount of cladding on our elevation, and that's at cost. But it does look fantastic :)

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Lady Mich
Nov 02, 2010 9:49 pm
kek
kek
3 November 2010

Opinions PLEASE on a situation I have with the painters

Opinions PLEASE on a situation I have with the painters

I agree that there would normally be an extra cost to have more than one wall colour. X litres of paint will cost exactly the same, whether it's in one or five colours,…

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kek
Nov 03, 2010 6:30 am
kek
Lex
Lex
5 November 2010

Eco Shutter Blinds

Eco Shutter Blinds

Does anyone have these horizontal blinds? They seem to be available everywhere, here's one link: …

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Lex
Nov 05, 2010 9:22 am
Lex
dragonflychic
dragonflychic
5 November 2010

Does anyone have a pic of the SPH Sovereign Facade

Does anyone have a pic of the SPH Sovereign Facade

I think rendering our front was about $1k. My covenants list is looong! We had to have rendered fronts as well as a feature material, not just 2 colours. Its so hard…

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dragonflychic
Nov 05, 2010 2:17 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
5 November 2010

which wood for timber slat fence?

which wood for timber slat fence?

Thanks guys, I managed to find Merbau in the building supplies place in my little town :) They gave me a really good price too and are dropping it off on Wednesday.

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Rizzo
Nov 05, 2010 7:20 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
6 November 2010

Show me your letter box :)

Show me your letter box :)

Hi, You will find some pictures of letter boxes on this…

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buildingwest
Nov 06, 2010 10:02 am
leipoppy
leipoppy
7 November 2010

Photos please - Riva 33 - Metro facade

Photos please - Riva 33 - Metro facade

Hi Everyone, We're new to the forum but have very much appreciated everyone's stories and shared advice thus far! Just wondering if anyone has built Metricon's Riva in the…

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leipoppy
Nov 07, 2010 6:41 pm
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xquisite
Nov 08, 2010 9:11 am

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