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Michelle
Michelle
11 July 2007

JUST A FAVOUR?

JUST A FAVOUR?

((ps - I know you love your book - but I would not put it on the front page of a interior design web site. I'd put it inthe "about me" section)) Good idea Steve!!!!!!…

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Michelle
Jul 11, 2007 10:34 pm
Michelle
Mrs B
Mrs B
15 July 2007

FREEDOM FURNITURE

FREEDOM FURNITURE

HI every body :D Michelle, very interesting topic. I love going into a big Freedom showroom even for just the whole visual experience. Everything looks great,…

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Mrs B
Jul 15, 2007 10:34 pm
Mrs B
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
18 July 2007

ARTWORK

ARTWORK

Nice links everyone! I can't wait to fill our huge walls with great art. I will paint some (traditional Chinese brush painting) and I will get my mum to do some - she…

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stonecutter1309
Jul 18, 2007 11:39 am
stonecutter1309
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
25 July 2007

What colour are your ceilings?

What colour are your ceilings?

Don't use the pure white for your ceilings. :!: It will show very clear all imperfections as the paint start ageing – any greasy colours, dust, etc. You will need to…

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Ol'Painting
Jul 25, 2007 10:41 am
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
Ol'Painting
25 July 2007

Tips for Painting a New House

Tips for Painting a New House
1, 2

Why do you want to use enamel undercoat? You really only need it if you have to seal stains, water leaks and mould. Otherwise use water based undercoat – it’s much…

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Ol'Painting
Jul 25, 2007 10:52 am
Ol'Painting
Adrian B
Adrian B
25 July 2007

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

Very Nice, something a little different, but still suits the room.

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Adrian B
Jul 25, 2007 12:55 pm
Adrian B
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Michelle
Jul 26, 2007 7:21 pm
Michelle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
27 July 2007

FOR THE DIY’ERS

FOR THE DIY’ERS

Steve WE are everywhere!! How was your trip? Better question…..how is it shaving these days? Re handy women - Yeah I just haven't…

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Yak_Chat
Jul 27, 2007 9:55 am
Yak_Chat
bda20
bda20
4 August 2007

Sofa

Sofa

wow! I had better get a move on then.

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bda20
Aug 04, 2007 5:31 pm
mek
mek
11 August 2007

Entertainment unit

Entertainment unit

Mrs B, the first picture is Poliform and the second one MIsura Emme. www.poliform.it www.misuraemme.it If you like these, also check out BoConcept at

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mek
Aug 11, 2007 12:12 pm
mek
eimaj
eimaj
5 September 2007

Dulux Sandswept paint

Dulux Sandswept paint

Thanks so much Michelle, will check them out :D Eimaj

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eimaj
Sep 05, 2007 4:11 pm
stylish
stylish
5 September 2007

Blinds - All you need to know

Blinds - All you need to know

Hi Steve, Cedar Venetian Blinds are the most thermal efficient blind option on the market, as it is a natural product which enables it to both reflect and absorb UV…

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stylish
Sep 05, 2007 11:49 pm
Michelle
Michelle
12 September 2007

MEK!!!!!

MEK!!!!!

Thank you vanderlay!!!! :D

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Michelle
Sep 12, 2007 5:38 pm
Michelle
vanderlay
vanderlay
13 September 2007

HAVE I FORGOTTEN ANYONE?

HAVE I FORGOTTEN ANYONE?

thanks Phoenix... We did see the different glass types when we chose, the one we picked was the normal type glass, but the colour didnt seem to pick up too much of the…

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vanderlay
Sep 13, 2007 11:39 am
vanderlay
penjay
penjay
22 September 2007

Do you wear the same colours you (will) have in your house?

Do you wear the same colours you (will) have in your house?

Uh oh! I wear a lot of black (it's the new black) and white. My kitchen is black and white and the rest of the house is mostly shades of grey .... scary! I'll stand in…

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penjay
Sep 22, 2007 9:40 pm
penjay
Michelle
Michelle
23 September 2007

UNDERSTANDING COLOUR

UNDERSTANDING COLOUR

I’ve just found the best colour website yet, for those who want to know how colour works and how best you can use it to help you select your colour schemes, have look.…

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Michelle
Sep 23, 2007 12:02 pm
Michelle
richardc
richardc
27 September 2007

Buying paint online - FOUND!

Buying paint online - FOUND!

It was really cheap so worth a try. I dont know why they dont do exterior paints, but there interiors are great quality. As for being brave, I was really just looking…

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richardc
Sep 27, 2007 6:10 pm
vpande
vpande
1 October 2007

Colour Advice

Colour Advice

If u r in Melbourne H3n3ley's Wilshire display in Berwick has heaps of brown and green combos.I quite liked it...worth a visit for decorating ideas.

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vpande
Oct 01, 2007 1:19 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
21 October 2007

THESE LOOK INTERESTING

THESE LOOK INTERESTING

Ash, You are on fire ATM... Funny pills are definately working for you!

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mattwalker
Oct 21, 2007 4:17 pm
mattwalker
Michelle
Michelle
29 October 2007

A PROFFESIONAL QUESTION

A PROFFESIONAL QUESTION
1, 2, 3

That’s disappointing mek……it is hard to bounce ourself around from client to client, all having different tastes and styles. But a good colour…

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Michelle
Oct 29, 2007 5:20 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 November 2007

Interior Designers helping developers sell - article

Interior Designers helping developers sell - article

ooo thank you!!!! :oops: I think most people are in the dark about what we can do. If there is more advertising it will help to send the message out. Thanks for that!!! :D

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Michelle
Nov 07, 2007 6:17 pm
Michelle
commodorenut
commodorenut
26 November 2007

Paint question for Michelle

Paint question for Michelle

In a nutshell: It basically comes down to…

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commodorenut
Nov 26, 2007 11:24 am
commodorenut
DeeElle
DeeElle
3 December 2007

Sponging Techniques?!

Sponging Techniques?!

A customer of mine had spent the last year renovating a $5 mill> mansion in Cottesloe. She has many works of art that she had stored ready to…

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DeeElle
Dec 03, 2007 9:31 pm
DeeElle
Michelle
Michelle
8 December 2007

Exterior Weatherboard Colours

Exterior Weatherboard Colours

Kalibra “Hog Bristle” is too light for the exterior, that’s why you are having problems. The minute the sun hits it, it will wash out to near nothing. You need a…

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Michelle
Dec 08, 2007 12:41 pm
Michelle
bec
bec
18 December 2007

Internal colours.....how many

Internal colours.....how many

oh youre so sweet thanks heaps, I feel lot more confident now Ill check out that link right away!

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bec
Dec 18, 2007 5:28 pm
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
28 December 2007

Kitchen cupboard colours....

Kitchen cupboard colours....

I like white in both satin and glossy finish - though glossy just takes more looking after! (nothing a little diluted cloudy ammonia won't fix)

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stonecutter1309
Dec 28, 2007 10:42 am
stonecutter1309
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PhoenixStar
Dec 29, 2007 12:51 pm
PhoenixStar
Michelle
Michelle
13 January 2008

Colours for a contemporary home

Colours for a contemporary home

If you’re having a timber front door…(did I read that right?) you have already introduced the timber….I think the aluminium windows will look good, I like a home…

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Michelle
Jan 13, 2008 12:17 pm
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
14 January 2008

Are all paints safe for babies?

Are all paints safe for babies?

I was going to say depends what colour you want to paint he kids.... :lol: Stay away when pregnant and painting. Let someone else do…

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DeeElle
Jan 13, 2008 11:00 pm
DeeElle
Michelle
Michelle
29 January 2008

Painting a stepped ceiling

Painting a stepped ceiling

:D :D My pleasure! Glade you like it!

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Michelle
Jan 29, 2008 11:45 am
Michelle
eimaj
eimaj
30 January 2008

Tile paint

Tile paint

I've seen kitchen tiles being painted on tv but is it as easy as it looks? Does it turn out glossy or matte? And do they look like they've been…

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eimaj
Jan 30, 2008 6:07 pm
Michelle
Michelle
1 February 2008

Colours - how did we go?

Colours - how did we go?

Michelle, Thankyou for taking the time to look at this for us. Going back to work this week has meant less time surfing the net for house…

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Michelle
Feb 01, 2008 6:56 pm
Michelle

Do you know Emi…..you have nearly been a member of the forum for a year!!!! :D You are slightly behind on postings……………. But a valuable member!!! …

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Michelle
Feb 02, 2008 9:11 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
5 February 2008

dulux pale tendril

dulux pale tendril

The colour looks nice….very fresh. Have fun….looks like a big job :shock: , but good the house is empty! :wink:

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Michelle
Feb 05, 2008 5:52 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
5 February 2008

Colours for contemporary home revisited

Colours for contemporary home revisited

I like the Rock Oyster….its not an out there colour. Good for exteriors. :D

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Michelle
Feb 05, 2008 6:59 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
18 February 2008

Advice on colours appreciated!

Advice on colours appreciated!

Mrs B…let’s say whisper white has a drop of back in it. Then they would add 2 drops instead of the 1, to make it darker. :D

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Michelle
Feb 18, 2008 9:30 pm
Michelle
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Cookiemonster
Feb 19, 2008 11:19 am
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Michelle
Feb 19, 2008 8:01 pm
Michelle
Toon
Toon
21 February 2008

Can interior painting be done after handover?

Can interior painting be done after handover?

Does anyone know whether leaving the interior painting of a new house till after handove would be a disaster? This is the first time I've built so I'm not very sure of…

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Toon
Feb 21, 2008 10:08 am
Kryten
Kryten
5 March 2008

wallpaper...yes or no??

wallpaper...yes or no??

I'm not a huge wallpaper fan but there have definitely been improvements since the bad old days of the 70's. I remember a story my mother told me about some wallpaper…

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Kryten
Mar 05, 2008 9:11 pm
Kryten
JoBen
JoBen
31 March 2008

Where to find good wallpaper in Melbourne?

Where to find good wallpaper in Melbourne?

i think grat dorman on high st prahan has great stuff and also a small paint shop in bay st port melbourne has an excellent selection. HTH :D

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JoBen
Mar 31, 2008 1:09 pm
Paula
Paula
3 April 2008

another wallpaper thread

another wallpaper thread

Love the textured look, very stylish.

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Paula
Apr 03, 2008 9:44 am
Paula
Michelle
Michelle
11 April 2008

Painting over Suede effects....

Painting over Suede effects....

Thanks for that....I had meant low sheen....flat paint + kids = :shock: :shock: and much pulling of hair (mine not the kids ! ! !) Once we are in we…

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Michelle
Apr 11, 2008 6:28 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
22 April 2008

Paint ideas

Paint ideas

Hi, Back again with more paint questions....... I have found out that the previous owners used dulux super enamel semi-gloss on the inside doors,…

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Michelle
Apr 22, 2008 1:13 pm
Michelle
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mandymoo
Apr 23, 2008 8:43 pm
mikeval
mikeval
30 April 2008

Pictures of current interiors?

Pictures of current interiors?

Alicante, your house is nice. I like the colors - brown, grey and white. I like everything especially your big fridge. 8)

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mikeval
Apr 30, 2008 10:29 pm
kexkez
kexkez
11 May 2008

Removing Bratz Applique from wall

Removing Bratz Applique from wall

a feature wall and some artwork sounds far easier to change. :) good luck with whatever you finally decide on. haven't broken the news to the kids yet that hubby wants…

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kexkez
May 11, 2008 11:06 am
kexkez
Michelle
Michelle
14 May 2008

Painting the internal doors

Painting the internal doors

Ok….if you want to take them off the hinges, good, probably the best way to do it. But you can do it while they are upright…up to you. I would do the upright! You…

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Michelle
May 14, 2008 8:47 pm
Michelle


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