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House-To-Be
House-To-Be
17 November 2009

How cute is this?

How cute is this?

Thanks.....me too :D

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House-To-Be
Nov 17, 2009 5:01 pm
joles
joles
20 November 2009

HELP ! To paint cedar windows or not?? NEED ADVICE

HELP ! To paint cedar windows or not?? NEED ADVICE

If your house is Victorian in style, I'd paint them I think. Perhaps you could paint he ones on the facade so they tie in with the style, but not paint the others that are…

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joles
Nov 20, 2009 9:48 am
joles
Sharon
Sharon
21 November 2009

Repainting a stained timber bed and bedsides

Repainting a stained timber bed and bedsides

Hey Boul! I think the name of that product came to me this morning.. Dulux Prep Block..( I hope) :z:

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Sharon
Nov 21, 2009 9:13 am
teeny01
teeny01
23 November 2009

charcoal carpet, which white for walls?

charcoal carpet, which white for walls?

Thanks guys for all your input. We have finally decided to go with White on White. I've convinced the hubby and so now it's a go ahead. Thanks again.

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teeny01
Nov 23, 2009 10:06 am
jhonesandrew
jhonesandrew
25 November 2009

Paint on laminate?

Paint on laminate?

is a cheap and relatively easy way to give you "new" surfaces! Feel free to visit this…

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jhonesandrew
Nov 25, 2009 12:25 am
MagicJ
MagicJ
4 December 2009

Animal Wall Decals...suggestions?

Animal Wall Decals...suggestions?

Thanks Alexandruuss, theres some nice ones on that site. Where did you get yours from Magic? I've seen those ones on a few sites but the prices…

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MagicJ
Dec 04, 2009 5:06 pm
MagicJ
lisanne
lisanne
6 December 2009

Paint cracking on cornices

Paint cracking on cornices

Is it where tww cornices join? If so that's just the movement in the house

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lisanne
Dec 06, 2009 11:56 am

We are very fortunate to have a study in our new place. We have had it all decked out so that it can be…

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fairy blue
Dec 08, 2009 4:51 pm
fairy blue
kexkez
kexkez
11 December 2009

Stove Top kettle inspiration

Stove Top kettle inspiration

Thanks fairy blue. I have to admit ours gets used for visitors and to boil water for the occasional thing. For single cup hot drinks heating water in the microwave is…

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kexkez
Dec 11, 2009 7:02 am
kexkez
Juzzo
Juzzo
13 December 2009

laminate to match paint colour

laminate to match paint colour

thanks kek an net for your info, hadn't thought of the linear but will have a look. thanks again juzzo

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Juzzo
Dec 13, 2009 9:45 am
Michelle
Michelle
14 December 2009

Exterior paint on Victoria terrace - please help!

Exterior paint on Victoria terrace - please help!

Any colour questions needing to get answers - need to go into my forum. :) I get to busy to look around the rest of the forum, so if they are not in my forum you miss…

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Michelle
Dec 14, 2009 7:16 am
Michelle
rosypaige
rosypaige
17 December 2009

Wattyl English Castle - Did anyone actually use it?

Wattyl English Castle - Did anyone actually use it?

I remember a few people were going to get sample pots of English Castle. Did anyone use it and if so can you post a photo please. I am still in two (three, four…

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rosypaige
Dec 17, 2009 1:22 pm
swarvy
swarvy
21 December 2009

Advice re painting window frames

Advice re painting window frames

the chemists at dulux are........still working on it. gettng there though !

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swarvy
Dec 21, 2009 8:41 pm
pastorcolar
pastorcolar
24 December 2009

re interior colour

re interior colour

I think dark blue and white color combination is a best. Use it combination of color.

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pastorcolar
Dec 24, 2009 8:43 pm
Inspired
Inspired
28 December 2009

Jarrah bush poles - what to paint/vanish/stain them with?

Jarrah bush poles - what to paint/vanish/stain them with?

Hi Everyone I'm hoping someone might be able to help me - we are currently building and have just had our bushpoles put in (they are Jarrah) And am wondering what do we…

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Inspired
Dec 28, 2009 6:01 pm
billdsl
billdsl
10 January 2010

Can you paint a garage door?

Can you paint a garage door?

thanks southies, i googled for about an hour and didnt find that thread, good find

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billdsl
Jan 10, 2010 10:33 am
billdsl
gweluphome
gweluphome
11 January 2010

ok

ok

not needed

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gweluphome
Jan 11, 2010 8:00 pm
C&D
C&D
19 January 2010

Where can I buy a modern coverlet/comforter

Where can I buy a modern coverlet/comforter

Annieton great going :: Flissfloss - last time I bought something from HN was a disaster (a computer) and I told my daughter to slap me if I ever considered buying…

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C&D
Jan 19, 2010 8:17 am
Michelle
Michelle
26 January 2010

Main bedroom feature wall.

Main bedroom feature wall.
1, 2

Katie….if you can’t load the pics…..email them to me; I’ll do it for you. viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1272 michelle@denovoconcepts.com

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Michelle
Jan 26, 2010 10:43 am
Michelle
gumboots
gumboots
20 January 2010

Anyone use boral brown terrain bricks....

Anyone use boral brown terrain bricks....

Whatever the standard (read:free!) one is - I…

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gumboots
Jan 20, 2010 10:27 pm
whitehouse
whitehouse
22 January 2010

External Colour Scheme 2009

External Colour Scheme 2009

Hi Ms Builder that sounds awesome and exactly what I am on about. We are on the NSW South Coast and I am renovating our fibro holiday house (extending and cladding…

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whitehouse
Jan 22, 2010 2:40 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
26 January 2010

Any suggestions for external paint - federation style home?

Any suggestions for external paint - federation style home?

Hi Nat :D I live in Williamstown - rebuilding most of our home ::hyst:: I'm not sure of the trim for the Hogs Bristle yet - thinking about a 'nearly' white colour as I would…

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Jazzie
Jan 26, 2010 9:20 pm
Jazzie
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
2 February 2010

What colour goes well with Antique White USA walls?

What colour goes well with Antique White USA walls?

We have done Antique White walls, & will prob do same but 1/2 tint for skirtings & architraves.

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Hammerhead
Feb 02, 2010 7:18 pm
Hammerhead
rosypaige
rosypaige
4 February 2010

Desk Accesories

Desk Accesories

Thanks Southies

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rosypaige
Feb 04, 2010 8:20 pm
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
7 February 2010

Opinion needed. Is this "hot" or "over the top"?

Opinion needed. Is this "hot" or "over the top"?

PP mentioned they'd seen similar in Brescia furniture. If that's you're style then go for it. For people who love Brescia furniture then it may be hot. To me it's just…

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mrssnowden
Feb 07, 2010 4:49 pm
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
8 February 2010

Help with wall prep please?

Help with wall prep please?

I need help with choosing a multi purpose prep coat. Or perhaps you have similar walls to mine and have used something else that worked fabulously, was incredibly easy,…

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mrssnowden
Feb 08, 2010 1:34 am
little buddy
little buddy
9 February 2010

Dulux Once paint

Dulux Once paint

i had one of the dulux colour consultants suggest not to use Once. But they didn't say why. i can only assume they had my best interests in mind.

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little buddy
Feb 09, 2010 8:55 pm
Vundaful!
Vundaful!
11 February 2010

How would you know what render colour to use? NEED HELP!

How would you know what render colour to use? NEED HELP!

My pleasure! Glad we could help, and good choice on those colours. First time builders helping first time builders :lol: One more thing sorted hey!

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Vundaful!
Feb 11, 2010 10:03 am
Vundaful!
EKT
EKT
11 February 2010

Unleashing my inner girly-girl

Unleashing my inner girly-girl

There are so many talented people on this forum. Makes me think I need to take up a hobby.. now if only I was good at something... The pictures look fantasic

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EKT
Feb 11, 2010 2:32 pm
wizard
wizard
12 February 2010

painting whole house tips?

painting whole house tips?

Cloudy Ammonia isn't available in many places, just ring around you local paint and hardware stores. If anyone in near the Preston are in Melbourne, www.paintzone.com.au sell it

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wizard
Feb 12, 2010 7:20 am
wizard
poetic_slave
poetic_slave
12 February 2010

Stackstone or render...need your opinion on our portico pls

Stackstone or render...need your opinion on our portico pls

Thanks all, based on your recommendations we've decided to go with the render using Colourbond Woodland Grey for the portico and Solvers Lundy Grey for our main render up…

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poetic_slave
Feb 12, 2010 10:25 am
poetic_slave
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
12 February 2010

Website for childrens prints/artwork

Website for childrens prints/artwork

I used someone I found on Ebay, and she did a custom painting for my daughter's room to match her bedlinen. It was an awesome job, and I was thrilled with the price. PM…

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CarolineJ
Feb 12, 2010 11:25 am
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Southies
Feb 13, 2010 9:14 pm
Southies
silvana7
silvana7
20 February 2010

painters

painters

hi everyone, just wanting to know if anyone knows of any reasonably priced painters in melbourne (preferably in the western suburbs)? any suggestions will be most…

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silvana7
Feb 20, 2010 3:45 pm
Vidaeus
Vidaeus
21 February 2010

Interior & Exterior Colour Combo Help

Interior & Exterior Colour Combo Help

This thread has exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks for pointing me in the…

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Vidaeus
Feb 21, 2010 3:28 pm
swarvy
swarvy
24 February 2010

Which order ?

Which order ?

if the floor is in need of protecting, use builders plastic (the big black rolls) is quite cheap and you roll it out over the floor, doesnt tear easily etc drop sheets by…

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swarvy
Feb 24, 2010 2:29 pm
VintageModern
VintageModern
25 February 2010

Painting your front door / frame

Painting your front door / frame

Thanks for that! It's funny the random things you never think about until they're relevant to you... I've been checkiong out every door I walk past to try and see what…

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VintageModern
Feb 25, 2010 8:57 pm
Southies
Southies
5 March 2010

POP ART

POP ART

Found this online..........thought I'd pass this on. Prices appear on the website. Pop art from your own pics : …

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Southies
Mar 05, 2010 2:59 pm
Southies
Ms Builder
Ms Builder
12 March 2010

Dulux Gray - Taupe exterior weaterboard colour suggestions

Dulux Gray - Taupe exterior weaterboard colour suggestions

Dont know if anything has been picked yet b ut we had a last minute change of mind and went with Dulux Malay Grey... I think the grey has had two coats, but it may have…

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Ms Builder
Mar 12, 2010 4:05 pm
PeterH
PeterH
15 March 2010

What colour facias??

What colour facias??

Thanks for your ideas everyone :) I think we'll just do it white to start with, and then if that's no good we can experiment with different colours. It needs a white…

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PeterH
Mar 15, 2010 12:07 pm
kid81
kid81
17 March 2010

Any recommendation?

Any recommendation?

Solver Maxi range. Odourless and chemical free tints. Go with a three coat application though even though they say it can be done in 2.

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kid81
Mar 17, 2010 10:46 am
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 8:22 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 5:17 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 11:43 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 8:40 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 12:54 pm
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 10:43 am


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