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Paula
Paula
22 June 2008

Painting over feature walls

Painting over feature walls
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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…

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Paula
Jun 22, 2008 6:39 pm
Paula
Paula
Paula
30 June 2008

Wardrobe Options

Wardrobe Options

Paula, 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…

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Paula
Jun 30, 2008 8:54 pm
Paula
gpierce
gpierce
1 July 2008

Render/Bagging Brick Advice + Painting

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…

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gpierce
Jul 01, 2008 4:00 pm
Lyn
Lyn
12 July 2008

Wattyl Internal Paint Colours - Photos

Wattyl Internal Paint Colours - Photos

Not wanting to rain on your parade, but what is the fascination with feature walls? That is one fad that I have never liked nor understood. :roll:

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Lyn
Jul 12, 2008 3:55 pm
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
22 July 2008

How to get the correct suede look

How to get the correct suede look

hello, 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…

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Peter_OZ
Jul 22, 2008 9:32 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
22 July 2008

Retreat in Master Suite..

Retreat in Master Suite..
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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…

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DeeElle
Jul 23, 2008 12:04 am
DeeElle
haywgl
haywgl
3 August 2008

Feature walls that flow through the house

Feature walls that flow through the house

I didn't even think of a mirrored splashback, well done Bec this would look superb :)

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haywgl
Aug 03, 2008 10:44 am
haywgl
DeeElle
DeeElle
11 August 2008

Feature Walls

Feature Walls
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I love the wild fig ... gorgeous. No wonder DH wants to mount his rear speakers mid height ... perfect stubby holders :x :shock:. That man ! And he thought I wouldn't work…

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DeeElle
Aug 11, 2008 1:00 am
DeeElle
Paula
Paula
11 August 2008

WIR ideas

WIR ideas
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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! Who…

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Paula
Aug 11, 2008 9:02 pm
Paula
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 11:26 pm
haywgl
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haywgl
Aug 13, 2008 6:41 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 9:26 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 7:07 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 7:20 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 8:40 pm
Newbie8
Newbie8
27 August 2008

What paint brand?

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

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Newbie8
Aug 27, 2008 3:14 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 3:48 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 4:38 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 10:53 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 7:04 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 10:26 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 9:45 pm
Paula
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joles
Sep 23, 2008 2:02 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 2:53 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 1:02 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 7:34 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 10:42 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 10:00 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 9:39 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 2:41 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 10:40 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 8:03 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 11:22 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 1:00 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 5:35 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 10:20 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 4:29 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 7:38 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 8:03 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 3:00 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 10:22 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 16, 2008 12:14 am
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 5:30 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 5:33 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 5:41 pm


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