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craftytess
craftytess
2 July 2009

Dark or light?

Dark or light?

thanks, guys, for liking the green. that confirms i am not alone. :) my hubby just proclaimed that he will not interfere with the color choices :th: doubt it... anyway, i…

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craftytess
Jul 02, 2009 10:38 am
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
4 July 2009

White Leather Lounge and a Baby

White Leather Lounge and a Baby

Of course the other option is, (as much as you probably would hate to) is to put a cover on it, you know one of those washable loose ones from spotlight, at least until…

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Dragonfly
Jul 04, 2009 3:21 pm
katesmith
katesmith
4 July 2009

render colour

render colour

Hi im having real trouble on the colour of render dulux self destruct main colour dulux deep bamboo feature????? thinking deep bamboo may be too brown. Overall we want the…

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katesmith
Jul 04, 2009 4:18 pm
Michelle
Michelle
7 July 2009

dulux china white

dulux china white

I would be more inclined to keep all your ceilings the one colour throughout. Unless your home is of an original Federation style. :wink:

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Michelle
Jul 07, 2009 2:31 pm
Michelle
jannyron
jannyron
8 July 2009

Furniture reviver polish?

Furniture reviver polish?

yeah i use Furniture reviver polish sometimes for my antique stuff, ________________ Casual…

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jannyron
Jul 08, 2009 5:22 pm
Michelle
Michelle
8 July 2009

Colour schemes for a classic Neo-Georgian?

Colour schemes for a classic Neo-Georgian?

Mr Ed…..can you post me a photo of the front of your house please? :D

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Michelle
Jul 08, 2009 7:22 pm
Michelle

Beaumont - …

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sun
Jul 21, 2009 12:03 pm

hi guys... i know this must be the nth time you have read about external color scheme question. do you reckon this is okay? Bricks: Sahara Grey Mortar:…

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craftytess
Jul 24, 2009 9:24 am
Hels
Hels
27 July 2009

Cheap blank canvases and frames?

Cheap blank canvases and frames?

Hels, I just found this website. http://www.mooo.com.au/shop_mooo/personalised-canvas-art My boys have oddly…

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Hels
Jul 27, 2009 11:15 pm
Hels
NatB
NatB
30 July 2009

New frames for existing bathroom mirrors?

New frames for existing bathroom mirrors?

Try a custom picture framing company. Im sure they would be able to make one up for you if you gave them the measurements. They look great though! Not a bad idea to add as…

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NatB
Jul 30, 2009 11:13 am
NatB
Angelus
Angelus
30 July 2009

Solver paint colour opinions please.

Solver paint colour opinions please.

Speaking of Solver paint, I'm also down to choosing 2 colours. Purely because one colour to match the living area room (Karndean Sycamore) and the other for our rooms,…

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Angelus
Jul 30, 2009 12:26 pm
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Dukekamaya
Aug 06, 2009 8:03 pm
Dukekamaya

Here is a perfect example of a feature wall ruined by an aircon…..shame it would have looked really good! Dulux Self Destruct…

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Michelle
Aug 08, 2009 1:47 pm
Michelle
themax
themax
8 August 2009

Wall Art - again

Wall Art - again

oooh i love that...

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themax
Aug 08, 2009 5:20 pm
themax
kek
kek
10 August 2009

Need help - dark brick/light roof or light brick/dark roof??

Need help - dark brick/light roof or light brick/dark roof??

Dark roof tiles aren't a major issue in Melbourne as far as increasing the house temp. It might be a big concern in warmer parts, but I wouldn't let that influence your…

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kek
Aug 10, 2009 7:46 am
kek
kb46
kb46
12 August 2009

Window covering options for bifold glass doors

Window covering options for bifold glass doors

have you looked into getting bi-fold doors with venetians built into the glass? scroll down the bottom of this page...

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kb46
Aug 12, 2009 1:07 pm
Michelle
Michelle
14 August 2009

Exterior Colour Scheme!! Please Help!

Exterior Colour Scheme!! Please Help!

Hi, I just need some advice on my exterior choices so far - Brick: PGH Espresso Roof: Monument, or something lighter like Shale…

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Michelle
Aug 14, 2009 7:00 pm
Michelle
monaclare
monaclare
14 August 2009

Roof & Window Colours

Roof & Window Colours

Thought it was hog bristle! noice :wink: :z:

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monaclare
Aug 14, 2009 8:46 pm
swarvy
swarvy
16 August 2009

Hiring a painter in Sydney metro area

Hiring a painter in Sydney metro area

anywhere from two to four grand depending on quality of paints/condition of your home/painters estimating skills ..list goes on,, if its up around 4k id want a pretty…

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swarvy
Aug 16, 2009 10:55 pm
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amiewoo
Aug 19, 2009 11:58 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
19 August 2009

YIPPEE....floors are finished

YIPPEE....floors are finished
1, 2

thanks folks. lovely supportive comments from you all. I'm still in love with the floors ... can you love wood too much :th: Tassie oak is beautiful as well. Okay next…

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DeeElle
Aug 19, 2009 2:43 pm
DeeElle
monaclare
monaclare
22 August 2009

Has anyone seen Dulux 'Raw Cashew Nut' on an exterior?

Has anyone seen Dulux 'Raw Cashew Nut' on an exterior?

Definately, we kept going to our new place after work and i was never sure about the hog bristle, wasnt until the weekend when i could go there morning and afternoon with…

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monaclare
Aug 22, 2009 1:51 pm
leaf
leaf
23 August 2009

Painting over different colours

Painting over different colours

Great advice in this thread, Stormy, thanks for sharing.

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leaf
Aug 23, 2009 10:35 am
leaf
leaf
leaf
23 August 2009

painting kitchen cupboards

painting kitchen cupboards

I have done a laminate kitchen using laminate paint plus the undercoat. It was messy and time consuming but I was happy with the finished result. 5…

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leaf
Aug 23, 2009 10:55 am
leaf
swarvy
swarvy
27 August 2009

Wallpaper DIY

Wallpaper DIY

Dont drink and wallpaper. :n:

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swarvy
Aug 27, 2009 10:00 pm
swarvy
swarvy
27 August 2009

Preparing damaged gyprock after wallpaper removal.

Preparing damaged gyprock after wallpaper removal.

paint wont cause the surface to swell or become uneven, its the spakfilla/plastering thats uneven.

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swarvy
Aug 27, 2009 10:05 pm
swarvy
swarvy
31 August 2009

Paint gloss level

Paint gloss level

i get confused with the wording of some of these questions.

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swarvy
Aug 31, 2009 10:17 pm
ibb1980
ibb1980
2 September 2009

PGH Northbridge Bricks..... need help with colours

PGH Northbridge Bricks..... need help with colours

Hi all, I have selected Pgh Northbridge bricks but even after visiting a colour consultant I am deperate to find colours for my windows, roof, gutters and fascias, Plus a…

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ibb1980
Sep 02, 2009 10:40 pm
thorney
thorney
9 September 2009

Did your neighbours facade effect your choice of colours??

Did your neighbours facade effect your choice of colours??

Hi, We have the Loft roof and just wanted to point out that the Loft depicted in the Envisage pic (an obvious dark brown) is nothing like what it really looks like is in…

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thorney
Sep 09, 2009 12:59 am
thorney
Helloween
Helloween
9 September 2009

Thinking ahead....

Thinking ahead....
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The only thing I want to do is restore my furniture. It's only a couple of years old at most.. but my coffee tables have dents in it and my dining chairs need to either be…

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Helloween
Sep 09, 2009 3:35 pm
Helloween
girlfriday
girlfriday
10 September 2009

Stripping paint/varnish from furniture

Stripping paint/varnish from furniture

I have stripped paint off a few pieces of furniture and I found; The goo doesn't scrape off in a few hours it's a matter of minutes 1. wear rubber gloves & safety goggles…

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girlfriday
Sep 10, 2009 2:48 pm
yellowdieselgolf
yellowdieselgolf
10 September 2009

What colour timber floor to suit a grey house?

What colour timber floor to suit a grey house?

Thanks for the ideas guys . . . I'm still no closer to making a decision! I went to 4 flooring shops today and I can't even get the shade right! I've looked at…

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yellowdieselgolf
Sep 10, 2009 10:43 pm
yellowdieselgolf
alpino
alpino
11 September 2009

Accubrush

Accubrush

We are about to paint the whole house , so I went on youtube to get some tips on painting and saw the demonstration of this roller called ''accubrush'' . It look amazing …

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alpino
Sep 11, 2009 11:39 am
leeton
leeton
12 September 2009

Kitchen colour to compliment Wattyl Donkey

Kitchen colour to compliment Wattyl Donkey

We have Donkey in the lounge and 1/4 strength in kitchen and 1/2 strengh elswhere...maybe the other way around...but in all 3 shades of donkey, full, half, quarter.

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leeton
Sep 12, 2009 9:13 pm
kb46
kb46
13 September 2009

White base paint?

White base paint?

I find it hard to explain sometimes ,hopefully i've helped you've understand alittle better. And personally i love deep dark rich…

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kb46
Sep 13, 2009 6:52 am
digga123
digga123
14 September 2009

Moroka applier in Sydney

Moroka applier in Sydney

give this company a call......they were quite helpful when I spoke to them last year....they might be able to help :D

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digga123
Sep 14, 2009 11:57 am
Perth-1st Timer
Perth-1st Timer
16 September 2009

Anyone used Dulux Tuft or Grand Piano?

Anyone used Dulux Tuft or Grand Piano?

I painted my first house in Dulux Grand Piano Half - every room except the Theatre which I used Grand Piano (FULL). Looked great and I am planning on using the same…

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Perth-1st Timer
Sep 16, 2009 5:45 pm
ash108
ash108
16 September 2009

Picture rails.......paint before or after the walls?

Picture rails.......paint before or after the walls?

We have picture rails throughout our house except for the kitchen and back room. We have just finished painting the whole house and we…

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ash108
Sep 16, 2009 11:13 pm
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
17 September 2009

Custom made cornices anyone?

Custom made cornices anyone?

I think by your meausrements you need a bulkhead built. Look in your local paper for a builder. This is an easy job but I highly doubt less than $200. I dont think tradies…

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buildingwithhamra
Sep 17, 2009 11:42 pm
newby126
newby126
22 September 2009

Colour changes for our exterior - opinions welcome!

Colour changes for our exterior - opinions welcome!

Hi kek The window frames are timber. Two colours would be ok. As it is now, the garage door is a slightly different green to the rest. We are going for more a neutral…

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newby126
Sep 22, 2009 9:30 pm
kb46
kb46
23 September 2009

Panel glide blinds

Panel glide blinds

Got it! And I never had to leave my chair LOL! Thanks, Kylie

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kb46
Sep 23, 2009 2:39 pm
lgale
lgale
25 September 2009

anyone know any good painters in perth

anyone know any good painters in perth

We used Pereira and Sons painting, they charged $4400 for a house slightly larger than yours (oil based sealer + 2 top coats in Solver Maxi Wash). They've actually got an…

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lgale
Sep 25, 2009 3:29 pm
girlfriday
girlfriday
29 September 2009

Reviving old outdoor furniture

Reviving old outdoor furniture

wow! looks great enjoy the summer in your "new" outdoor setting

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girlfriday
Sep 29, 2009 4:51 pm
vid
vid
2 October 2009

Which bar stools?

Which bar stools?

They are very strong and we have sat in them for quite a while and…

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vid
Oct 02, 2009 11:23 am
vid
alpino
alpino
5 October 2009

Which paint shop ?

Which paint shop ?

Hi Borg, we painted our big living room yesterday. We Bought Haymes paint fro ceiling and walls in Eltham. Great paint , and guess what ? Cheaper than Dulux from…

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alpino
Oct 05, 2009 9:59 am
merryl
merryl
13 October 2009

White full gloss enamel...In or Out??

White full gloss enamel...In or Out??

I think it can be very elegant if it is beautifully and good made/ solved. You should definitely go for it if you want it :) I love it truly. It is a good and classy idea.

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merryl
Oct 12, 2009 11:24 pm
JilaMint
JilaMint
16 October 2009

question for DIY painting pro's

question for DIY painting pro's

... and that dear friends is why you pay the pros for a pro finish! Awesome advice…

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JilaMint
Oct 16, 2009 10:54 am
loftgirl
loftgirl
21 October 2009

Experience with Ikea furnitures?

Experience with Ikea furnitures?

Thank you all for your replies. Appreciated all your feedback. Buildingwithharma: Thanks for the heads up, I'm looking at amart online catalogue now.

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loftgirl
Oct 21, 2009 4:49 pm
loftgirl
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
21 October 2009

Wanted: Photos of exterior house colours

Wanted: Photos of exterior house colours

viewtopic.php?f=31&t=22582&hilit=surfmist+roof My house facade is on this thread, scroll down. We have white lustre window frames.

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CarolineJ
Oct 21, 2009 7:29 pm
miloolimm
miloolimm
27 October 2009

Which white to paint entire interior of house?

Which white to paint entire interior of house?

Have decided to go Vivid white throughout (and ceiling white for roof of course, also no tint to presumably same colour). Lostris, good to hear you went a stark white…

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miloolimm
Oct 27, 2009 5:25 pm


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