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Nightshade
Nightshade
20 March 2010

Blinds options for a 3.1m high window

Blinds options for a 3.1m high window

I have a similar window. I'm getting a roller blind...not sure how it'll go but will know in 3 weeks when they come and install it

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Nightshade
Mar 20, 2010 7:22 am
take2
take2
28 March 2010

Websites for decorating inspiration

Websites for decorating inspiration

Have a look at the trends idea website, has heaps of photos from the trend magazine, plus in some cases it will tell you what products have been used.

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take2
Mar 28, 2010 4:17 pm
take2

hi ikon interiors just a quick query, when advising cl;ients on colour of blinds.....what are your suggestions?do you match the paint in hte room…

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IkonInteriors
Mar 28, 2010 10:43 pm
IkonInteriors
lisanne
lisanne
31 March 2010

Q. How do you make your tea taste better?

Q. How do you make your tea taste better?

At work I have loose leaf green tea (sencha) with a hint of peppermint in it - very nice! I've got really nice glass tea cup which has it's own internal strainer type…

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lisanne
Mar 31, 2010 7:40 am
karry327
karry327
1 April 2010

Facade help please! (sorry, another one!)

Facade help please! (sorry, another one!)

I tend to prefer the guttering and fascia's to be different colours. So I'd match the fascia's to the windows. It tends to tie all the colours in nicely from what I've…

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karry327
Apr 01, 2010 11:54 am
karry327
penny73
penny73
2 April 2010

Need a rug for under my dining room table. PICS

Need a rug for under my dining room table. PICS

Thanks everyone In the end I wanted a square rug which was nigh on impossible to find. I went and found a good quality plush remainder piece in a non - offensive beige…

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penny73
Apr 02, 2010 9:43 am
karry327
karry327
2 April 2010

Help with Taubman whites please

Help with Taubman whites please

Thanks for the last post, I didn't even consider that. Awesome idea.

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karry327
Apr 02, 2010 4:10 pm
karry327
MagicJ
MagicJ
5 April 2010

My birthday present from DH

My birthday present from DH

Hi ladyhawk, Here is the link. http://www.ezibuy.com.au//Gift/Gifts_fo ... 52027.shtm I buy from these guys a lot and their stuff is always well-packaged and arrives…

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MagicJ
Apr 05, 2010 6:54 pm
MagicJ
robbo3
robbo3
6 April 2010

What colour eaves please :)

What colour eaves please :)

Thanks Michelle. :D My hubbie thinks Surfmist is the way to go but I have convinced him that doing an undercoat in white and seeing how looks will be a good idea.…

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robbo3
Apr 06, 2010 9:20 am
GregC
GregC
6 April 2010

Painting - Number of coats

Painting - Number of coats

Thanks for your advice. I did go ahead and give it a white undercoat and then just 1 coat of cream over that. I was prepared to get more paint for the 2nd coat but it…

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GregC
Apr 06, 2010 2:05 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
6 April 2010

Decorating PRoducts Website

Decorating PRoducts Website

LOL...cute stuff indeed!!! Don't you just hate how they get you with the postage!!! Just buy more stuff and hopefully it wont matter how much the postage is... ::wink:: ::: :::

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PhoenixStar
Apr 06, 2010 6:06 pm
PhoenixStar
swarvy
swarvy
10 April 2010

HELP - Is this expensive for interior painting?

HELP - Is this expensive for interior painting?

should cost you about 5 grand be weary of the cheaper quotes and check the scope of works and spec of more expensive quotes, don't right anyone off go by the scope of…

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swarvy
Apr 10, 2010 4:59 am
aLLaNNa1
aLLaNNa1
12 April 2010

Solver paints

Solver paints

Does anyone have picture of their house external wall in Solver White Cliffs? I'm wondering how it would look like against the c/bond Jasper roof and Solver Mahogany front door...?

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aLLaNNa1
Apr 12, 2010 4:55 pm
Stormy
Stormy
13 April 2010

White wooden shutters for windows

White wooden shutters for windows

Hi JaseTash, Are you referring to outside window shutters, or internal plantation shutters? There are many threads on plantation shutters in the 'Windows and Doors' forum…

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Stormy
Apr 13, 2010 12:16 pm
Stormy
kerrin62
kerrin62
14 April 2010

painting over varnish

painting over varnish

Thank you for your advice. It is very much appreciated. I will get to work straight away. :D

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kerrin62
Apr 14, 2010 10:36 am
kerrin62
Perth Builder
Perth Builder
19 April 2010

websites for inspiration?

websites for inspiration?

Try this Blog http://www.newhouseofart.com/home-house/living-room

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Perth Builder
Apr 19, 2010 2:40 pm
Glitter
Glitter
20 April 2010

Liquid Surface Creations

Liquid Surface Creations

Just wondering if anyone has used this product - http://www.liquidsurfacecreations.com.au/ They say it can be used for almost any application, floors, bathrooms,…

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Glitter
Apr 20, 2010 11:00 am
Deemaree
Deemaree
22 April 2010

Window Coverings for Bathrooms and Laundry

Window Coverings for Bathrooms and Laundry

We have chosen to go with translucent glass for the bathroom and toilet…

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Deemaree
Apr 22, 2010 10:10 pm
Deemaree
Dollar
Dollar
25 April 2010

Too many whites!

Too many whites!
1, 2

We have antique white throughout the entire house. I love it. It does look very white though.

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Dollar
Apr 25, 2010 9:27 pm

I LOVE my woodwick candles. It only needs to burn for a short time, and its not an over powering smell. :D

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Michelle
May 05, 2010 5:11 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
6 May 2010

Dulux River Rock

Dulux River Rock

Just found your post…..its shame those instructions…

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Michelle
May 06, 2010 5:23 pm
Michelle
mel_mox
mel_mox
8 May 2010

Gardening tips

Gardening tips

Ok guys I will take some pics tomorrow & post ::smile:: thks

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mel_mox
May 08, 2010 11:56 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
9 May 2010

lead based paint ?

lead based paint ?

We had our former home painted for sale. The painter just used this product: http://www.floodaustralia.net/products/esp.htm He didn't sand the gloss trims at all. If…

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fairy blue
May 09, 2010 5:58 pm
fairy blue
xquisite
xquisite
13 May 2010

Advice on internal paint color

Advice on internal paint color

Hi Iplau, Natural white is a great choice for a white. Most commonly the internal doors will be painted to match the architraves & skirtings, so in your case they would be…

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xquisite
May 13, 2010 7:57 pm
kiwichick
kiwichick
14 May 2010

Please help me choose modern colours for my facade

Please help me choose modern colours for my facade

Gorgeous house, I would have been tempted to keep the red in the paintcan, maybe bring it in with your trees/ vegetation. I think the wood repeated on the red areas would…

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kiwichick
May 14, 2010 1:06 am
kiwichick
kiwichick
14 May 2010

Please help with this House Exterior... Paint / Stain?

Please help with this House Exterior... Paint / Stain?

You have a very simular house to one in a home makeover in House Beautifull magazine. Its an american ranch house done in a mocha /tan paint that looks really nice. If you…

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kiwichick
May 14, 2010 1:19 am
Southies
Southies
15 May 2010

Shadow Box Wall Decor

Shadow Box Wall Decor
1 ... 4, 5, 6

OK will pop out there on monday & see what they're like. Thanks kyton. :D

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Southies
May 15, 2010 6:56 pm
Southies
kek
kek
20 May 2010

Colours to complement New England Oak flooring?

Colours to complement New England Oak flooring?

Is it similar to Tassie Oak? That has a pink tinge... We have Tas Oak (pretend) floorboards and I barely gave it a thought when selecting colours. We've gone for dark…

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kek
May 20, 2010 7:13 pm
kek
Moogles
Moogles
21 May 2010

Horizontal Dune colorbond cladding - Vertical ?? Cladding

Horizontal Dune colorbond cladding - Vertical ?? Cladding

Oooh the Axon does look nice, stunning in fact! I honestly (IMO) think the Axon would look good either horizontally or vertically - it would definitely add interest! With…

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Moogles
May 21, 2010 6:59 pm
Moogles
Moogles
26 May 2010

White for Exterior

White for Exterior

Moogles, have you used Hardies Stria on the top cladding the lines are a nice clean finish, You must be looking forward to the scaffolding coming…

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Moogles
May 26, 2010 8:23 pm
kyton
kyton
28 May 2010

Elevation Options

Elevation Options

Captain Morgan - nice plan. To post photos you need to use a photo hosting site like Flickr / Photobucket. You load the images there and then post the image code in your…

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kyton
May 28, 2010 9:40 am
kyton
kiwichick
kiwichick
30 May 2010

painting inside

painting inside

Primrose windows are tricky. Its difficult to choose paint without knowing how much light you have in the room. I think you need to try 2-3 samples on wallpaper and hang…

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kiwichick
May 30, 2010 8:35 pm
Ruralife
Ruralife
31 May 2010

Can anyone help with these colours?

Can anyone help with these colours?

Maybe take your photo down to Bristol and get them to do a colour match for you :) Another option is to have a look at the tins they might have left in one of the cupboards…

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Ruralife
May 31, 2010 8:30 am
Ruralife
suh
suh
1 June 2010

Furniture Feet problem

Furniture Feet problem

My DH is quite clever with that sort of thing and has had to do it many times over the years ::smile:: I love your chair too Southies, gorgeous colour ::kiss::

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suh
Jun 01, 2010 2:35 pm
suh
aleana
aleana
1 June 2010

LOve at first sight - Where can I find this lamp?

LOve at first sight - Where can I find this lamp?

Thanks for the replies all and the pics kek. (I forgot to subscribe to my post so I didn't know I'd gotten any further replies!) That's probably the closest that I've…

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aleana
Jun 01, 2010 5:20 pm
Qiao Ru
Qiao Ru
9 June 2010

What primer to use

What primer to use

what about the strongly advertised solver paint?

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Qiao Ru
Jun 09, 2010 12:12 pm
dilla
dilla
10 June 2010

A few final touches

A few final touches
1, 2

Thanks kex - I'll keep looking (sigh - maybe I'll have to go to ikea a few times to find it :roll: :wink: :lol: )

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dilla
Jun 10, 2010 8:33 pm
dilla
d@n
d@n
13 June 2010

Please help me with exterior colours!

Please help me with exterior colours!

It does seem like a lot of paperbark, especially with your garage the same. With your house design having predominantly only 3 colours, it may seem a bit bland.

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d@n
Jun 13, 2010 10:02 pm
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
18 June 2010

mission brown paint

mission brown paint

Just make sure you run a lead paint test before stripping paint of! You can get it from Bunnings or a paint shops. Many pre-1978 properties were painted at some stage…

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Ol'Painting
Jun 18, 2010 11:06 am
Ol'Painting
scotthas
scotthas
19 June 2010

Wall, Architrave, Skirting Colours. Please assist

Wall, Architrave, Skirting Colours. Please assist

Just get a percentage of the wall colour Flokati for the trims....say 12.5% which is simply a 500ml formula in a 4l tin or any variation really. Its going to match the…

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scotthas
Jun 19, 2010 2:40 pm
bel
bel
22 June 2010

External Colour Pack

External Colour Pack

Have read of these, might give you some ideas :D

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bel
Jun 22, 2010 6:32 pm
bel
Krisqld
Krisqld
28 June 2010

Exposed Beams

Exposed Beams

Yeah I was really reluctant to paint over the beams 'cause there would be no going back - I painted in between the beams in the laundry and one of the bathrooms (they run…

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Krisqld
Jun 28, 2010 8:04 am
kek
kek
30 June 2010

painting glass panels in door?

painting glass panels in door?

Have a look at Bunnings - in the aisle where the flyscreen bits and door seals etc are. They should have this DIY glass film in opaque:…

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kek
Jun 30, 2010 6:12 pm
kek
neil_se
neil_se
1 July 2010

Wall paper to Cover Glass doors??

Wall paper to Cover Glass doors??

Just pop into your nearest signwriting shop, we keep at least 20 different colours in stock ourselves. 600x2000mm should cost you under $50. Otherwise a dark tint can…

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neil_se
Jul 01, 2010 7:12 pm


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