May 15, 2008 8:14 pm
I've used them lots and always been happy with them.
They do have different grades of paint, so just like oil, "Paints aren;t paints" Sol
Buy the best of their…
When to paint?
Ok I'm trying to decide when to paint our double brick and white set plaster house. I was hoping to do most of it- living areas, hallways- before we move in, and I could…
Hi vpande, thanks for that. But, I have seen the New york ones...and I don't think they look anything like the ones I am after …
Help with front render colours
Thank you so much for your kind advice.
Will find out how it will turn out next year when they start building.
Help - which white?
I follow the link of the user Michelle. I found it very nice. SO Designing the perfect space for every individual can be challenging and…
Painting over feature walls
Thanks Mrs B,
Yes, good to start fresh. I just have to organise the curtains now, the bedrooms ones have been ordered, due very soon. Once this is done it will…
Jun 22, 2008 5:39 pm
You sold me with the picture! Although I think it will be cheap bookcases and melamine chest of drawers at the moment!
I'm sticking with…
Jun 30, 2008 7:54 pm
Render/Bagging Brick Advice + Painting
On the painting, you probably used a roller with a thick rough nap. Longer naps will usually give a more rough finish and short ones smooth.
There are a lot of…
How to get the correct suede look
cows foot is exactly how I did our curent home theatre toom and well conversed with it, I wanted adifferent look next time, so guess it must be the sponge effect…
Retreat in Master Suite..
When we were designing our home DH practically begged me to have a separate make up area to store all my girly stuff. He had the builder put two powerpoints in my side…
I love the wild fig ... gorgeous.
No wonder DH wants to mount his rear speakers mid height ... perfect stubby holders .
That man ! And he thought I wouldn't work…
I think everyone seems to be overlooking the fact that every photo posted here of "walk in robes" are of rooms bigger than half a house!
Aug 11, 2008 8:02 pm
To Door or Not to Door ??
Thanks again guys - I agree I think its a great compromise. Doors definatly to ensuite, cavity slider to DD's WIR to maximise space.
What a fantastic thread!
I'm not sure if this thread is dead and you aren't doing it anymore but Paula if you get time and feel inclined can you please look at…
Sorry Donuts, think I've hi-jacked your thread slightly
Here are two photos from other Cremorne blogs (hope they don't mind). I'm yet to find some pics showing the…
Have you thought about making an arrangement up yourself? Then you can get exactly what you want?
There are a few wholesalers in Melbourne that sell to the public and…
Sep 01, 2008 11:35 am
I don't think it would look weird, it would just be more obvious they were painted and not natural tiles, but I don't see a problem with that.
Dulux Designer Silk anyone?
My bathroom here is painted in the same paint as the rest of the apartment. A low sheen normal paint. Same colour and same exact appearance.
The bathrooms in my new…
Flat or Low Sheen/Gloss?
No idea, we have always been advised to use low sheen. Like you I don't like shiny walls and many years ago asked for flat only to be told it wasn't a good idea. I have…
Painting over "suede effect" paint?
we painted over suede effects - it takes a lot of elbow grease to sand the texture off.
depending on the colour that was there you may need a base coat.
Sep 18, 2008 8:45 pm
Sep 23, 2008 1:02 pm
Exterior front door paint finish
What ???? Ok, external doors need to be tough and solid don't they?
I'm amased that you had to waiver the door warrenty because you wanted it a dark colour!!
Paintable textured wallpaper!
There are other products on the market as well.
Go to a large retail wallpaper store, they should have a few for you to look at.
Where do I start ?
Ok….are you doing 2 coats of the paint?
Don’t forget different lighting in each room, it makes a big difference to paint colours.
Window Treatment Forum
Southies……this is a great site.
For all of you needing to know about certain window dressing, this site will cover it for you!
That’s of course if I don’t…
Render, Bagging, Moroka
render - smooth finish made out of concrete - prone to cracking if not done properly
bagging - rough textured coating on top of brickwork made from…
Rachelle's latest dilemma - roof tiles!
have u decided on what u want to get Rachelle?
I agree with gweluphome, and I like the charcoal...but again, thats cos i have charcoal roof tiles...hehe...i think the…
Yes Cocteau, I think you have a good point. The next quote (on Saturday) will be from a small local firm who we purchased our children's bedroom curtains from several…
Home Decor Website
Thanks for the link southies, there are some fab things there. The french papers are divine, think i might get some to put in frames for the…
Oct 20, 2008 10:22 am
Painting a timber bed.
Thanks Rachelle. I still don't know what to do! My daughters suite is white but it's like a satin laminate......not sure on the product. Love it.
Will keep on…
Letterbox arrived today and it looks terrific. I hope the s/s holds up.
I'll post a pic soon.