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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
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

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