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Michelle
Michelle
12 March 2009

Solver interior whites - how to choose? And what?

Solver interior whites - how to choose? And what?

Going by what you have said about the style of your home, I would say the Misty White. It has a very slight hint of lemon in it, which is good for a country look home. I…

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Michelle
Mar 12, 2009 7:46 pm
Michelle
woodsey
woodsey
16 March 2009

Uneven paint- Need help!

Uneven paint- Need help!

did one more coat and it came out good thankfully! Managed to do another two feature walls yday properly first go so l think l know NOW how to paint :oops: :lol:

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woodsey
Mar 16, 2009 10:08 am
Flissfloss
Flissfloss
24 March 2009

Painting Bricks

Painting Bricks

Hi cazman! We painted our brick bbq with a product by porters paints... http://www.porterspaints.com.au we used the boncote cement paint, it looked fantastic and lasted…

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Flissfloss
Mar 24, 2009 8:07 pm
Flissfloss
Michelle
Michelle
24 March 2009

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!
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Yes Dulux is a great company for service and constant testing f their own products. Though for internal walls i am a bigger fan of Taubmans…

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Michelle
Mar 24, 2009 8:58 pm
Michelle
sarzy
sarzy
27 March 2009

Roller blinds for kids rooms

Roller blinds for kids rooms

Thanks FlissFloss and Kexkez. Both great ideas. I know I should be sticking to plain blinds but I'm just itching to use a bit of colour and pattern.. maybe might stick to…

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sarzy
Mar 27, 2009 6:32 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
30 March 2009

Cost to paint exterior of house?

Cost to paint exterior of house?

hey mr painting professional.. dont you have any mates over here in sydney? ;)

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bluemetal77
Mar 30, 2009 7:39 pm
bluemetal77
chuth77
chuth77
2 April 2009

water base acrylic paint

water base acrylic paint

I agree paintingpro... I've found you need to work quickly, and lightly... And the cooler the environment, the better! What are your hints?

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chuth77
Apr 02, 2009 2:29 pm
Michelle
Michelle
2 April 2009

Kitchen colour advice please

Kitchen colour advice please

I would go with the classic plain green tint glass; sounds like you don’t need any other selections in your kitchen. Keep it simple. :D

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Michelle
Apr 02, 2009 5:57 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
11 April 2009

Wallpaper feature wall

Wallpaper feature wall

I've been oogling at wallpaper websites this morning and come across these: http://www.wallpaperdecor.com.au/produc ... paper.html I wonder…

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Michelle
Apr 11, 2009 2:29 pm
Michelle
kexkez
kexkez
17 April 2009

What is your favourite sofa design.

What is your favourite sofa design.
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there are some really lovely ones. I have an aversion to recliners. it's a phobia associated with me falling backwards out of a tree house at 10. i hate that sudden…

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kexkez
Apr 17, 2009 10:29 pm
kexkez
lisanne
lisanne
19 April 2009

SHOULD WE PAINT OUR FLOORBOARDS WHITE ? PLUS ADVICE NEEDED

SHOULD WE PAINT OUR FLOORBOARDS WHITE ? PLUS ADVICE NEEDED

With a coloured painted floor I would also be worried about scratches in the wood removing the paint and it chipping etc ruining the look of it all

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lisanne
Apr 19, 2009 7:44 pm

Hi there, We're in need of some advice and hope you'll be able to help. We are about to embark on building a new house, and are stuck deciding what colours to give our…

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grontuli979
Apr 21, 2009 10:30 pm
renee
renee
23 April 2009

colour scheme external help

colour scheme external help

thinking of windspay roof, shale grey walls, white eaves and timber trims, what do you think? :?

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renee
Apr 23, 2009 10:12 am
Colsy
Colsy
23 April 2009

Restaining a bedroom suite

Restaining a bedroom suite

FlissFloss is right. You will have to sand to cut through the laquer/varnish to get the stain into the wood. It will be a big job and you would be better to take the bed…

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Colsy
Apr 23, 2009 10:13 am
Colsy
gettingThere
gettingThere
25 April 2009

Walk-in Robes Question

Walk-in Robes Question
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Rachelle - you are a legend with your organisational skills. I start out with good intentions then get sidetracked (as can be seen at present.…

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gettingThere
Apr 25, 2009 4:50 pm
misstash
misstash
28 April 2009

Zinsser Bullseye 1-2-3 Primer Q's (Interior Doors etc)

Zinsser Bullseye 1-2-3 Primer Q's (Interior Doors etc)

DJAGE Yep the product was used both on standard stain and on some 20yr+ old oil based enamel paint. The Zinsser covered well on all - I have used…

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misstash
Apr 28, 2009 2:42 pm
coopsmummy
coopsmummy
29 April 2009

Dulux professional premium

Dulux professional premium

Might be a bit late in responding but hubby works for Dulux - A few points of difference 101 has higher stain resistance and washability - it is the best wash and wear…

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coopsmummy
Apr 29, 2009 1:28 am
coopsmummy
kyton
kyton
29 April 2009

WIR Dimensions

WIR Dimensions

If you work on the principal that you would have a hanging rail on two walls (the others would be hampered by the door) then you would only be gaining an extra 50cm in…

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kyton
Apr 29, 2009 10:35 pm
kyton
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joles
Apr 30, 2009 6:20 pm
joles
kirsada
kirsada
1 May 2009

Blind Colour - Same/lighter/darker than wall colour?

Blind Colour - Same/lighter/darker than wall colour?

Okay, thanks guys. I suppose it really depends on personal choice. I have picked out a few wall colours at Bunnings to take to the blind shop tomorrow. DH is coming too,…

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kirsada
May 01, 2009 7:53 pm
kirsada
malik
malik
1 May 2009

Need help with colours...please!!

Need help with colours...please!!

hi Annietom, Wall colour is light rice half, which is kind of colour that we have in the rental that we are in right now and we liked the colour so thought will go with…

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malik
May 01, 2009 11:32 pm
StressedOut
StressedOut
4 May 2009

Gyprock to tongue and groove walls.What would you do?

Gyprock to tongue and groove walls.What would you do?

I have knocked out walls to make a much better space out the back of my house with French Doors. The back half where the new 'snug' is and kitchen is lined with gyprock,…

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StressedOut
May 04, 2009 10:42 pm
Southies
Southies
16 May 2009

Bedroom Mirrors

Bedroom Mirrors

If they're on the back of the door, who'll see them anyway? As long as they're in a practical place for actually using them,…

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Southies
May 16, 2009 8:14 pm
Southies
Pixelated
Pixelated
17 May 2009

Ideas On a Nice Exterior White Colour?

Ideas On a Nice Exterior White Colour?

Hiya! I dunno why it seems every second person who talks about AW-USA sees pink cos I don't!!! ::surprise:: I have it on my walls in our current house and there is no pink to be…

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Pixelated
May 17, 2009 12:45 pm
Pixelated
lozzypopp
lozzypopp
17 May 2009

Exterior colour ideas for roof, render needed please...

Exterior colour ideas for roof, render needed please...

Thanks ..themax..will put some 'before' pics up soon. I was driving around today and I think the sandy colours may be the way to go for the render. Possibly match the…

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lozzypopp
May 17, 2009 8:26 pm
lozzypopp
monsoon
monsoon
19 May 2009

How to Smooth Rough Interior Walls?

How to Smooth Rough Interior Walls?

Why not remove the batten dividers/connectors, fill any gaps and apply a textured paper like Anaglypta? There are heaps of textured…

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monsoon
May 19, 2009 11:37 am
mek
mek
19 May 2009

Has anyone got King Furniture?

Has anyone got King Furniture?

I have Delta II. The great thing is you can do all sorts of combinations with it (take back and sides on/off). It's comfy (but not overly soft), the only downside I think…

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mek
May 19, 2009 10:16 pm
mek
indigoclover
indigoclover
21 May 2009

Exterior Paint Colour - Please Help!!!

Exterior Paint Colour - Please Help!!!

what brand of paint is it? I dont know those colours.. are they brownish?

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indigoclover
May 21, 2009 4:20 pm
indigoclover

I just took delivery of our new lounge :) we didn't end up going with white, but the brown is looking ok i think. Works with our other pieces. Plus i got to use white on my…

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M!ssy
May 22, 2009 11:15 am
M!ssy
T&V
T&V
23 May 2009

Anyone tried Nippon Paints.

Anyone tried Nippon Paints.

Hi bilkybill - i used Nipon for all my exterior painting & found it very, very good - lovely & thick but still easy to put on. no mention of it at other paint shops, then…

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T&V
May 23, 2009 4:41 am
T&V
T&V
23 May 2009

Render or Gyprock walls

Render or Gyprock walls

Hi Sharon, i'm o/bing a large b/brick house ATM, have o/b'ed a few over last 40 years, & this time we have decided to go gyprock onto brick. if the reno has new brick…

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T&V
May 23, 2009 4:56 am
T&V
T&V
26 May 2009

Sealers / undercoat for Gyprock??

Sealers / undercoat for Gyprock??

Hi Pantingpro, thanxs for such valuable insite - much appreciated - if theres anything i can ever help u with in the farming arena please ask :wink: :wink: as u can see i'm not a…

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T&V
May 26, 2009 1:12 am
mindles28
mindles28
27 May 2009

Colour choose for exterior render

Colour choose for exterior render

Hi, I am currently trying to choose a colour for my exterior - I have a 70's brick - everyone is telling me render is the go - how much does it roughly cost for a modest…

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mindles28
May 27, 2009 3:55 pm
haywgl
haywgl
31 May 2009

Storage ideas......specifically toys.

Storage ideas......specifically toys.
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We just got 2 of those desks from Ikea for our little ones. We got the chocolate for DS and the white for DD. They are probably a bit young to use the desk part but I…

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haywgl
May 31, 2009 9:57 pm
haywgl
Deviant
Deviant
3 June 2009

IKEA PAX Wardrobe Systems - Fantastic

IKEA PAX Wardrobe Systems - Fantastic
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Looking at esg's walk-in robe pictures, you do realise that with those 'curtain rods' (yes that's what they are, although 'wardrobe experts/installers/sales…

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Deviant
Jun 03, 2009 1:03 am
Deviant
Southies
Southies
8 June 2009

Lateral thinking for wardrobes

Lateral thinking for wardrobes

Have you seen this website? Online DIY modular wardrobe components. Maybe you could find pre-made pidgeon-hole type cupboard for your shoes to go with…

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Southies
Jun 08, 2009 8:55 am
Southies
Michelle
Michelle
8 June 2009

Oiling cedar doors

Oiling cedar doors

Can anyone help with this question? :D

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Michelle
Jun 08, 2009 8:44 pm
Michelle
haywgl
haywgl
16 June 2009

Cute Kids Beanbags - Great bargain, be quick!

Cute Kids Beanbags - Great bargain, be quick!

Yep I think they are decals.... we got the spot ones for the kids playroom! :z: :z: I got a blue toucan beanbag and a chocolate squirrel one - they are too cute!! I told DH…

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haywgl
Jun 16, 2009 7:31 pm
haywgl
Bam
Bam
19 June 2009

Ceiling shutters on HomeMade

Ceiling shutters on HomeMade

Hubby is a cabinet maker (build kitchens) so when it comes to wood he knows all. But I guess Im lucky as he is very handy generally. He has made me lots of amazing pieces…

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Bam
Jun 19, 2009 12:25 pm
Bam
dstann
dstann
19 June 2009

Help with colour for feature wall

Help with colour for feature wall

Those kids rooms photos look awesome

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dstann
Jun 19, 2009 2:00 pm
kexkez
kexkez
21 June 2009

DIY Painting

DIY Painting
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bes tip.. win lotto so you can pay someone else to do it. arghh.. my goodness I feel old.. mm hot shower seems so appealing once I've finished cooking/eating tea. :)

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kexkez
Jun 21, 2009 9:40 pm
kexkez
Michelle
Michelle
22 June 2009

What do you think will be 'so 5 minutes ago' soon?

What do you think will be 'so 5 minutes ago' soon?
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Q/Quartz has a particular colour with silver speckles in it…..I love it, it’s so pretty and stylish. I put it in a…

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Michelle
Jun 22, 2009 10:23 pm
Michelle
kek
kek
28 June 2009

Wall Art

Wall Art

...Where would I find stencils like this? (keeping in mind I live in the middle of the desert, where things like craft shops dont exist!)…

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kek
Jun 28, 2009 12:29 pm
kek
donuts
donuts
1 July 2009

Shadow Box Shelving

Shadow Box Shelving

Good luck meghan, I'd love to hear how you get on with it!

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donuts
Jul 01, 2009 9:34 am
donuts
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 11:38 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 4:21 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 5:18 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 3:31 pm
Michelle


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