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House-To-Be
Jan 20, 2009 8:58 pm
bel
bel
21 January 2009

Bold and Beautiful...Facade colours

Bold and Beautiful...Facade colours
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Thanks SuH. Yeh if it has the purple they won't like it!!! They are going to get a consultant in to discuss color - I thought I'd throw up a few idea's I've seen on…

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bel
Jan 21, 2009 7:07 am
bel

Hi All As stated elsewhere, we are building our own design and we have to choose outside colours this weekend. We have seen so many colours that we are starting to get…

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leebee1
Jan 26, 2009 10:54 am
thorney
thorney
26 January 2009

I need urgent help with a garage door colour!!

I need urgent help with a garage door colour!!

There is a new Colorbond colour out called Loft. It is a dark chocolate brown (with a "hint" of aubergine in it according to the colorbond site). We're having it for…

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thorney
Jan 26, 2009 1:01 pm
thorney
themax
themax
26 January 2009

canvas/wallpaper webites please

canvas/wallpaper webites please

There are some gorgeous fabrics out there instead of wallpaper. That's what I am going to do. themax

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themax
Jan 26, 2009 4:30 pm
themax
kexkez
kexkez
27 January 2009

Window treatment styles web sites

Window treatment styles web sites

if i buy the fabric here it will cost far more. The only reason Dh is agreeing is because of the saving. But if i can't find anything I like I won't get anything made…

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kexkez
Jan 27, 2009 8:18 pm
kexkez
Annietom
Annietom
27 January 2009

House bricks austral Red Gum or Tan? Help pls...

House bricks austral Red Gum or Tan? Help pls...

OMG, now I'm stuffed, I love both Rellie and Claego's bricks, at least I know we don't need to spend a cent on a brick upgrade. They look fantastic, I suppose I might…

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Annietom
Jan 27, 2009 9:12 pm
Annietom
amg
amg
28 January 2009

Too much white!

Too much white!
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hmm yes the chocolate brown could work, might get a sample pot or two this week and try it after work! annietom, i've already got a bright red shaggy rug so maybe it…

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amg
Jan 28, 2009 9:14 am
chuth77
chuth77
30 January 2009

Render Paint

Render Paint

There are a number of products out there that mimic the render look.... Just look at the Dulux website.... Also might be worthwhile checking with your renderer, how…

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chuth77
Jan 30, 2009 8:10 pm
Michelle
Michelle
31 January 2009

What to do with front facade????? Pic incl

What to do with front facade????? Pic incl

Hey pinks pinkapples…whilst I like your idea, I had to do some colour work for someone who had the same sort of thing going on but they had lattice work on the gable of…

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Michelle
Jan 31, 2009 4:36 pm
Michelle
haywgl
haywgl
1 February 2009

Cheap Wattyl Paint

Cheap Wattyl Paint

Awesome thanks Borg :) Will give them a call and see if they have the colour I need :)

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haywgl
Feb 01, 2009 8:57 pm
haywgl

Some art I did last week. This one is going in our theatre room, with the dark colour going to be the colour of our…

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The Vans
May 06, 2012 9:29 pm
The Vans
bel
bel
2 February 2009

Curtain Seamstress

Curtain Seamstress
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Yes we are! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:

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bel
Feb 02, 2009 4:45 pm
bel
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brodyb
Feb 03, 2009 4:06 pm

here is our brown house the render is dulux stone Our garage is…

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zonk
Feb 06, 2009 9:10 am
zonk
billdsl
billdsl
6 February 2009

Photoshop assistance and colour help

Photoshop assistance and colour help

any feedback on the colours on this one guys? Roof: Jasper Walls: Almond Sand Highlights: Dulux Teahouse Roller Door/Windows: Evening…

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billdsl
Feb 06, 2009 4:52 pm
billdsl
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billdsl
Feb 08, 2009 8:48 pm
billdsl
PeterH
PeterH
12 February 2009

Wardrobe layouts/setups

Wardrobe layouts/setups

Thanks for the pic donuts. We were thinking along the same lines. Some open shelving, some drawers, hanging space, and the top shelf for more storage.

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PeterH
Feb 12, 2009 8:45 am
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
13 February 2009

Wall paint to dark for our house???

Wall paint to dark for our house???

nice colour . I don't think it will be too much

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JohnAndTarin
Feb 13, 2009 6:43 pm
JohnAndTarin
themax
themax
13 February 2009

Dulux wash & wear 101 or Dulux Designer silk paint?

Dulux wash & wear 101 or Dulux Designer silk paint?

WE did our feature wall in 'silk'. Yes it's expensive but we were only doing one wall. It goes on better, looks better and is a great paint BUT, yes it's expensive. We…

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themax
Feb 13, 2009 8:03 pm
themax
digga123
digga123
15 February 2009

Taubmans Moroka finish

Taubmans Moroka finish

I'm interested in Moroka as well. We have been quoted $8000 for the whole house (42sq double storey).

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digga123
Feb 15, 2009 6:02 pm
Michelle
Michelle
17 February 2009

Colours for garage door

Colours for garage door

No it will complement your bricks. If your bricks were a really light colour, then I would have suggested a cream door. :D

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Michelle
Feb 17, 2009 4:01 pm
Michelle
HappyHome
HappyHome
17 February 2009

kids funky wall paper

kids funky wall paper

Try eurowalls.com.au, my current favourite though is mymunchkinhome.com.au for their wall decals.

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HappyHome
Feb 17, 2009 9:50 pm
Southies
Southies
18 February 2009

spare parts for vertical blinds

spare parts for vertical blinds

Looking forward to your blog ! :D

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Southies
Feb 18, 2009 11:56 am
Southies
Michelle
Michelle
20 February 2009

What gives a smooth render?

What gives a smooth render?

The texture of your render will depend how you finish it off. So I guess its just normal render prep, with you, or whoever, doing a smooth finish.

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Michelle
Feb 20, 2009 4:49 am
Michelle

:wink: I've got that too braveheart :lol: also, wait to see what the…

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donuts
Feb 22, 2009 8:46 pm
donuts
lisanne
lisanne
24 February 2009

brown and colour

brown and colour

I reckon it would look great!

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lisanne
Feb 24, 2009 8:23 am
d@n
d@n
24 February 2009

help needed

help needed

You'll need to provide a larger, better quality image.

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d@n
Feb 24, 2009 8:41 am
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
24 February 2009

Can someone please ID this wall colour????? pleaaasseeeee :)

Can someone please ID this wall colour????? pleaaasseeeee :)

I don't know it but gee it's a nice colour. Southies, those two wall colours and carpet is the same as my lounge…

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House-To-Be
Feb 24, 2009 5:56 pm
Michelle
Michelle
25 February 2009

what colour garage and render in reno

what colour garage and render in reno

Becagirl….did you get this sorted? Sorry no one replied to you. :oops:

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Michelle
Feb 25, 2009 6:20 pm
Michelle
wakeboardandy
wakeboardandy
25 February 2009

Ceiling & Walls......different colour?

Ceiling & Walls......different colour?

I'm using same colour just different strength. French Vanilla by wattyl. full strength on walls. 1/4 strength on ceilings and double strength gloss on woodwork.

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wakeboardandy
Feb 25, 2009 6:46 pm
wakeboardandy
Dirtyard Darren
Dirtyard Darren
27 February 2009

A universal paint sprayer, does one exist ??

A universal paint sprayer, does one exist ??

After painting a couple of feature walls in the house and not being overly happy with my painting expertise, I have decided to take another approach to applying the paint.…

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Dirtyard Darren
Feb 27, 2009 4:44 pm
ozkarnak
ozkarnak
6 March 2009

Shutters

Shutters

If I were getting them I'd seriously consider the PVC / Plastic ones. Even up close they resemble wooden ones and stuck up metres away on a house I really don't think…

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ozkarnak
Mar 06, 2009 10:39 am
ozkarnak
Michelle
Michelle
7 March 2009

Paint type for cement rendered interior walls

Paint type for cement rendered interior walls

I don’t think is matters, they should all cover the render? :? Make sure you do them in a semi gloss/satin though, they could get a dusty otherwise. :wink:

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Michelle
Mar 07, 2009 12:48 pm
Michelle
donuts
donuts
7 March 2009

Where to get nice mirrors cheaply?

Where to get nice mirrors cheaply?
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I went to our local picture framing place today. I saw a lovely BIG one there measuring 80cm x 130cm - nice size for our spot which is 180cm wide and above the…

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donuts
Mar 07, 2009 8:33 pm
donuts
michelle750
michelle750
9 March 2009

Colours that Masterton Homes Use

Colours that Masterton Homes Use

It it time to repaint our house and was walking through Masterton Display village at Warwick Farm Sydney on the weekend. They seem to have the same paint scheme through…

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michelle750
Mar 09, 2009 4:58 pm
themax
themax
9 March 2009

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I would like this: Someone who turns up ON TIME (not early, not late) Someone who CALLS (most people have a Mobile phone) if they are delayed. Someone who cleans up…

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themax
Mar 09, 2009 8:16 pm
themax
CarolineJ
CarolineJ
11 March 2009

Front door- what should it match, if anything!

Front door- what should it match, if anything!

Thanks for all the advice. We are going to have a Surf Mist door, and 100% Hog Bristle render, with 25% Hog Bristle feature render. Fingers crossed it looks ok!

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CarolineJ
Mar 11, 2009 11:40 am
kexkez
kexkez
11 March 2009

Seeking Duvet cover

Seeking Duvet cover

Thanks - going to order the spots one on pay day in double - really cheap so figure nothing to lose. Now need to finally narrow down feature…

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kexkez
Mar 11, 2009 7:37 pm
kexkez
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 6:46 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 9:08 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 7:07 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 7:58 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 5:32 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
30 March 2009

Cost to paint exterior of house?

Cost to paint exterior of house?

Hey @bluemetal77:">, I am really late to answer your query. Your post is 10 years old, maybe you need painters again now. As all home need in some duration. In case you…

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bluemetal77
Mar 30, 2009 6:39 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 1:29 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 4:57 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 1:29 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 9:29 pm
kexkez

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