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haywgl
haywgl
12 August 2008

To Door or Not to Door ??

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.

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haywgl
Aug 12, 2008 10:26 pm
haywgl
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haywgl
Aug 13, 2008 5:41 pm
haywgl

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…

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gumboots
Aug 17, 2008 8:26 pm

Sorry Donuts, think I've hi-jacked your thread slightly :wink: Here are two photos from other Cremorne blogs (hope they don't mind). I'm yet to find some pics showing the…

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House-To-Be
Aug 19, 2008 6:07 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
19 August 2008

Bathroom accessories...

Bathroom accessories...
1, 2

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…

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PhoenixStar
Aug 19, 2008 6:20 pm
PhoenixStar
Timbacare
Timbacare
22 August 2008

Choosing Paint Colours...Too Many Choices!!!

Choosing Paint Colours...Too Many Choices!!!

White ...OK which white??? Antique white usa Polar White White Opal Chalk USA etc etc hehehe sorry, couldn't resist. And here's something to cheer you up.…

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Timbacare
Aug 22, 2008 7:40 pm
Newbie8
Newbie8
27 August 2008

What paint brand?

What paint brand?
1, 2

Thanks! I'm gonna get the paint now.... :oops:

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Newbie8
Aug 27, 2008 2:14 pm
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
1 September 2008

painting tiles

painting tiles

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.

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Mikaela_D
Sep 01, 2008 2:48 pm
Mikaela_D
acm2269
acm2269
2 September 2008

Recommended Painter Southeast Area (Melbourne)

Recommended Painter Southeast Area (Melbourne)

Hi! Can anyone recommend a good painter in Melbourne,particularly Southeast area. I plan to do featured walls after handover. I'd appreciate any help... :) cheers, Hannah

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acm2269
Sep 02, 2008 3:38 pm
acm2269
grace_slick
grace_slick
5 September 2008

Dulux Designer Silk anyone?

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…

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grace_slick
Sep 05, 2008 9:53 pm
grace_slick
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
7 September 2008

Paint for ceiling????

Paint for ceiling????

FYI, didn't need the paint I brought to finish the job (maybe 200mls left over)

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ausfatcat
Sep 07, 2008 6:04 pm
suh
suh
8 September 2008

Flat or Low Sheen/Gloss?

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…

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suh
Sep 08, 2008 9:26 pm
suh
Paula
Paula
18 September 2008

Painting over "suede effect" paint?

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.

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Paula
Sep 18, 2008 8:45 pm
Paula
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joles
Sep 23, 2008 1:02 pm
joles
Timbacare
Timbacare
25 September 2008

Exterior front door paint finish

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!! As for…

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Timbacare
Sep 25, 2008 1:53 pm
Timbacare
Timbacare
28 September 2008

Timber scratch repair pens/kits- where from?

Timber scratch repair pens/kits- where from?

Just letting you all know about my latest distributor. :D You can now view colour charts and buy pens at - Casey Furniture 1 / 9 Vesper Drive Narre…

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Timbacare
Sep 28, 2008 12:02 pm
Clarity
Clarity
4 October 2008

Wallpaper Thoughts.....

Wallpaper Thoughts.....
1, 2, 3

Hi all Was just looking on the net for something and found this site http://www.allposters.com/-st/New-Wall- ... 91858_.htm They have a bunch of…

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Clarity
Oct 04, 2008 6:34 pm
Clarity
Michelle
Michelle
9 October 2008

Paintable textured wallpaper!

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. :D

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Michelle
Oct 09, 2008 9:42 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
9 October 2008

Where do I start ?

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. :D

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Michelle
Oct 09, 2008 9:00 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
10 October 2008

Window Treatment Forum

Window Treatment Forum

Southies……this is a great site. :D 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…

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Michelle
Oct 10, 2008 8:39 am
Michelle
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
14 October 2008

Render, Bagging, Moroka

Render, Bagging, Moroka

My understanding render - smooth finish made out of concrete - prone to cracking if not done properly bagging - rough textured coating on top of brickwork made from…

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stonecutter1309
Oct 14, 2008 1:41 pm
stonecutter1309
Newbies
Newbies
14 October 2008

Rachelle's latest dilemma - roof tiles!

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…

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Newbies
Oct 14, 2008 9:40 pm
Newbies
Neverfinished
Neverfinished
15 October 2008

Curtain Costs

Curtain Costs

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…

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Neverfinished
Oct 15, 2008 7:03 pm
Neverfinished
Paula
Paula
20 October 2008

Home Decor Website

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…

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Paula
Oct 20, 2008 10:22 am
Paula
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
20 October 2008

Crosby Furnishings.......

Crosby Furnishings.......

Hi Everyone, Just wondering if anyone out there has ever bought blinds/drapes etc from Crosby Furnishings? http://www.crosbyfurnishings.com.au/ Thanks in advance.

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House-To-Be
Oct 20, 2008 12:00 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
20 October 2008

Timber Shutters......

Timber Shutters......

Will do, thanks Michelle (again) :wink:

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House-To-Be
Oct 20, 2008 4:35 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
21 October 2008

Readymade Window Pelmets

Readymade Window Pelmets

Cool...... Opps I mean really hot for winter :D :wink:

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Yak_Chat
Oct 21, 2008 9:20 pm
Yak_Chat
Honeyfly
Honeyfly
25 October 2008

Stupid question about painting gutters...

Stupid question about painting gutters...

I'm finding that painting the gutter and facia the same colour is much easier than having to be more careful!!

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Honeyfly
Oct 25, 2008 3:29 pm
Honeyfly
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
31 October 2008

Painting a timber bed.

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…

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House-To-Be
Oct 31, 2008 6:38 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
31 October 2008

Letterboxes again!

Letterboxes again!
1, 2

Letterbox arrived today and it looks terrific. I hope the s/s holds up. I'll post a pic soon.

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DeeElle
Oct 31, 2008 7:03 pm
DeeElle
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?
1, 2

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?
1, 2, 3

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
KWOOD2
KWOOD2
21 December 2008

strength levels for painting

strength levels for painting

It's the amount of tint that goes into paint. -1/4 strength is 25% of the original colour -1/2 is obviously 50%... Double strength is 200%...but you can't always…

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KWOOD2
Dec 21, 2008 7:17 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
Mr Ed
Mr Ed
16 January 2009

How to create quioning effect with render?

How to create quioning effect with render?

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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