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Paula
Paula
8 November 2008

Okay I am seriously obsessed with my walk-in / dressing room

Okay I am seriously obsessed with my walk-in / dressing room

I'd go all around the 3 sides, leaving a gap in the middle for the mirror. Or if you are still having doors on the robes, you could put a mirror…

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Paula
Nov 08, 2008 2:00 pm
Paula
DeeElle
DeeElle
15 November 2008

where is this bowl?

where is this bowl?
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The fruit bowl arrived in excellent new condition from the UK. And at half the price its well worth purchasing from ebay.

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DeeElle
Nov 15, 2008 9:22 pm
DeeElle
Rachelle
Rachelle
16 November 2008

Bloody Facade! Update: Small block, can I block porch?

Bloody Facade! Update: Small block, can I block porch?
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Thanks Donuts, yay, happy everyone likes it. Yeah I was going to have roller blinds for simplicity but I think shutters might really suit the facade. Thanks PK! Love…

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Rachelle
Nov 15, 2008 11:14 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 November 2008

painter

painter

And getting close to xmas, will slow you down more. :? Good luck with it all. :D

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Michelle
Nov 24, 2008 4:30 pm
Michelle
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
8 December 2008

Curtains and Blinds on Ebay

Curtains and Blinds on Ebay

sorry Donuts, I stopped all the reply thingy's to my inbox. I'll take some and email them to you :wink:

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House-To-Be
Dec 08, 2008 4:33 pm
MBBN
MBBN
11 December 2008

What do you match your barge to?

What do you match your barge to?

I had a rep in the other day to see me & he advised that whilst it will be off the general list, it will continue to be made as it is one of their popular choices......

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MBBN
Dec 11, 2008 4:41 pm
billdsl
billdsl
12 December 2008

Exterior paint colour

Exterior paint colour

sounds like a plan

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billdsl
Dec 12, 2008 8:20 pm
billdsl
jess1
jess1
18 December 2008

Timber shutter size????

Timber shutter size????

Why don't you go and visit the display with your handy tape measure :)

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jess1
Dec 18, 2008 6:33 pm
KWOOD2
KWOOD2
19 December 2008

Painting gloss on gloss skirting boards

Painting gloss on gloss skirting boards

Im so new to this and it's driving me bonkers. It was bristol, who sold it to me, cause they had none of the oil base in stock, i was in rush…

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KWOOD2
Dec 19, 2008 8:52 pm
KWOOD2
DeeElle
DeeElle
5 January 2009

Facade again (yawn) 2 Qs... render thickness and windows...

Facade again (yawn) 2 Qs... render thickness and windows...

I like the way the windows are spaced i.e. narrow gap on left and wider on right. I think it looks better if they are a bit asymmetrical. Adds some interest. Great…

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DeeElle
Jan 05, 2009 10:05 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
DeeElle
12 January 2009

Front Door Ideas Wanted Please post your ideas.

Front Door Ideas Wanted Please post your ideas.

by plates do you mean the hinges? I would be putting four as a minimum, and they will be the gainsborough architecture ones that are very heavy. I…

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DeeElle
Jan 12, 2009 12:51 pm
DeeElle
Michelle
Michelle
12 January 2009

Mercer + reid cushions...who makes them?

Mercer + reid cushions...who makes them?

And Troy…..I think you’ll find it’s spam??? :shock: :? :wink:

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Michelle
Jan 12, 2009 1:42 pm
Michelle

We are fast reaching render stage for our neo-Georgian. We are looking to create a square cut quioning effect with shadow lines in between like the picture…

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Mr Ed
Jan 16, 2009 9:11 pm
Mr Ed
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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
The Vans
The Vans
6 May 2012

Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??

Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??
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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

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
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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


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