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Michelle
Michelle
23 July 2015

White shutters and windows

White shutters and windows

Then I think you need to stay with white. :)

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Michelle
Jul 23, 2015 1:51 pm
Michelle
noisuf
noisuf
13 July 2015

Small Quantities of Good Paint

Small Quantities of Good Paint

Thanks rebuilder. You don't happen to be in Melbourne? haha Appreciate the idea....working outside the box. ;)

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noisuf
Jul 13, 2015 11:29 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
12 July 2015

Hallway Niche

Hallway Niche

Put either a long tall painting or a tall vase with long decorative sticks. Sorry I am not good at this.

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AussieMark
Jul 12, 2015 11:45 am
Stormy
Stormy
10 July 2015

Country style in a modern house

Country style in a modern house

Can you possibly provide some photos of what your home looks like, and maybe some inspiration pics of what you're hoping to achieve? A blank canvas is a great start...and…

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Stormy
Jul 10, 2015 9:25 am
Stormy
Ralph Wilson
Ralph Wilson
4 July 2015

Need help in selecting

Need help in selecting

Thanks a lot guys. After a lot of thought, I have decided to go with the first one.

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Ralph Wilson
Jul 04, 2015 12:19 am
Shanniidc
Shanniidc
3 July 2015

Photo Memorabilia Framing Ideas?

Photo Memorabilia Framing Ideas?

Yes I realised I l.i.e.d because I do have…

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Shanniidc
Jul 03, 2015 4:04 pm
Kasiad
Kasiad
29 June 2015

Render colour advice

Render colour advice
1, 2, 3

Hi Michelle, I wasn't sure how else to contact you but I have seen you can offer some great advice. I have a dilemma - we have chosen Colorbond dune roof, dune front…

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Kasiad
Jun 29, 2015 12:11 pm
MT70
MT70
27 June 2015

Opinions on Honeycomb Blinds??

Opinions on Honeycomb Blinds??

If you already have double glazing, you certainly don't need the honeycomb and imho the sides are a bit ugly cos of the way they stand out…

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MT70
Jun 27, 2015 4:00 pm
MT70
TomCat
TomCat
23 June 2015

First build paint questions - Wattyl stalactite

First build paint questions - Wattyl stalactite

We painted some dark rooms in this house Magnesium ... That's nice too.

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TomCat
Jun 23, 2015 8:41 pm
TomCat
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
15 June 2015

Gloss White tiles with crisp white skirting board?HELP!!!!!!

Gloss White tiles with crisp white skirting board?HELP!!!!!!

Dulux grand piano or ecru semi gloss enamel. half way beteen your colour and white effectively. I would stay away from white skirting with a white floor. They collect dirt…

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rebuilder86
Jun 15, 2015 10:03 pm
kandikane90
kandikane90
9 June 2015

Oversized Rustic Wooden Mirror

Oversized Rustic Wooden Mirror

Not sure if its to your taste or even big enough but Freedom has the lumberjack mirror on sale at $399. 1meter x 2meters

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kandikane90
Jun 09, 2015 6:00 pm
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jenjen01
Jun 07, 2015 4:43 pm

Help with internal colours please

Help with internal colours please

Hi Liizie7, Which colours did you end up going with? I'm looking at greys at the moment and trying to decide between Dulux Silkwort and tranquil retreat as the walls for…

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First_Home_Adventure
Jun 07, 2015 12:30 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
4 June 2015

Ridiculous design conundrum!

Ridiculous design conundrum!

It might be easier to get the new stick on, peel off wallpaper. And there's so many designs you can choose from including fake brick, wood, concrete, just about anything…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 04, 2015 6:16 pm
HBAustralia
HBAustralia
3 June 2015

White window frames... Dark blinds??

White window frames... Dark blinds??

I'm in a dilemma what to do with my window treatments. The window frames are white, but I really like charcoal slim line venetians or roller…

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HBAustralia
Jun 03, 2015 10:21 pm
HBAustralia
TomCat
TomCat
29 May 2015

Software for creating mood boards / Room decorating

Software for creating mood boards / Room decorating

I've used Polyvore and find it's OK. You can add your own pictures or find inspiration from their catalog. I wrote a tutorial on it:…

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TomCat
May 29, 2015 11:56 pm
TomCat
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
27 May 2015

Interior colour selection with concrete floors

Interior colour selection with concrete floors

Great, thanks for that, Michelle. I like that it's not green and not blue but sitting somewhere in between. Will post when I can put the samples in the house!!

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Treeseachanger
May 27, 2015 6:39 pm
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Roomeat
May 26, 2015 12:10 pm
Roomeat
maximus
maximus
25 May 2015

What colour for white gloss trims?

What colour for white gloss trims?

Lexicon Quarter semi-gloss. Looks great!

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maximus
May 25, 2015 8:26 pm
maximus
trixee
trixee
24 May 2015

Unforseen problems with exterior colours

Unforseen problems with exterior colours

Ok.... still happy with Dulux Dieskau as your render colour. Paint the front door Monument. Happy with your Shale Grey garage…

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trixee
May 24, 2015 1:24 pm
trixee
Michelle
Michelle
8 May 2015

Specifications list for interior designer

Specifications list for interior designer

Every project is different for every client, a standard list may not be applicable for every project. Pen and paper is a wonderful thing, conversation with your designer…

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Michelle
May 08, 2015 2:30 pm
Michelle
Caraf88
Caraf88
5 May 2015

Need Help From Theatre Guru's

Need Help From Theatre Guru's

We originally had a cavity slider in the plans to our theatre room. We later took it out. As you would know a cavity slider isn't done on a brick wall, it's done on…

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Caraf88
May 05, 2015 9:56 pm
Caraf88
Michelle
Michelle
5 May 2015

Message to Michelle or others who have the decorating knack

Message to Michelle or others who have the decorating knack

Hi Krissy, you've pretty much got it covered and I don't need to see a photo I have a visual in my head now. :D Your doing fine here decoration wise, go with your lounge…

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Michelle
May 05, 2015 7:11 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
5 May 2015

Furniture Restoration

Furniture Restoration

Get a few quotes from a few different restorers. Also get referrals from people have used the guys, referrals are always the best way to make a decision. :D

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Michelle
May 05, 2015 6:30 am
Michelle

Hello I want to buy Arabian Mejlis (lounge) for my home. I searched the internet to find shops that either sell or make the Arabian couch. I couldnt find any in…

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iman
May 02, 2015 5:23 pm
Ilaeria
Ilaeria
30 April 2015

How to use entry space?

How to use entry space?

Ah, well then yeah I think I'd go with the bench and hooks - if you don't mind the mess and clutter :)

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Ilaeria
Apr 30, 2015 3:45 pm
Ilaeria
AACJ
AACJ
30 April 2015

I need help with our exterior colors...

I need help with our exterior colors...

Hi, How was your experience with Ranshe Homes? Did they built that in time and hows the quality of work? I couldnt find any feedback about them and really need to find…

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AACJ
Apr 30, 2015 10:34 am
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bpratt
Apr 29, 2015 11:11 am
PerthAussie2014
PerthAussie2014
25 April 2015

External colour suggestions

External colour suggestions

+Tbrown2012 has used Solver Vitesse with Lundy Grey and it looks great.

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PerthAussie2014
Apr 25, 2015 9:04 am
TomCat
TomCat
23 April 2015

Exterior Colour [Urgent Help NEEDED!!]

Exterior Colour [Urgent Help NEEDED!!]

Wow those are some horribly fussy developers. It sounds like they want a stepford society. I personally prefer grey based colour schemes but in…

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TomCat
Apr 23, 2015 9:16 pm
TomCat
Hootie
Hootie
19 April 2015

Custom furniture maker in WA?

Custom furniture maker in WA?

Looking for recommendations for a custom furniture maker in WA who can make a chair from a design. If you know of any in WA, please let me know. Thank you

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Hootie
Apr 19, 2015 9:17 pm
Hootie
Matt1
Matt1
13 April 2015

Help with Dining setting

Help with Dining setting

Wasn't planning on having a rug. With 5 young…

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Matt1
Apr 13, 2015 10:54 am
Matt1
Michelle
Michelle
7 April 2015

External colour dilemma

External colour dilemma

I've been off work for a month, are you still needing some help?

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 8:58 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 April 2015

Colour Decorating Idea Needed

Colour Decorating Idea Needed

So clevernotes, where are you up to?

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 8:56 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 April 2015

Interior designer

Interior designer

Yep I'm here, check out my website - www.denovoconcepts.com 20 years experience. Thanks StewieD! :)

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 8:50 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 April 2015

Floorboards with 1/2 hog bristle walls

Floorboards with 1/2 hog bristle walls

All timber will compliment all paint colours.....choose the timber you like and go for it! :)

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 8:49 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 April 2015

DIY upholstery - Raw Furniture

DIY upholstery - Raw Furniture

Sorry I can't help you here. Google commercial furniture in your area and see what you come up with. I'm thinking in your case, you may need to let your fingers do the…

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 8:47 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 April 2015

Help with external colours, what goes with red brick?

Help with external colours, what goes with red brick?

I'll ask the same question, are you doing a respraying of the roof tiles?

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 8:44 pm
Michelle

Hi All been away on holidays overseas to South Africa - back now ready for another year of work. :) Photos of our shark dive at Shark Alley - the best fun! Really murky…

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Michelle
Apr 07, 2015 7:59 am
Michelle
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Angel D
Mar 21, 2015 3:42 pm
Angel D
light487
light487
21 March 2015

Taubmans vs Deluxe

Taubmans vs Deluxe

We had Taubmans included and I'm not unhappy about that. It's a good brand.

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light487
Mar 21, 2015 5:48 am
light487
deeps
deeps
20 March 2015

Find me couches for this config

Find me couches for this config

Thanks for your reply - yes it looks like a sideboard/cabinet behind the couch might be the only way to go. Hopefully we can find the right piece of furniture!

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deeps
Mar 20, 2015 5:37 pm

I suppose you could create a feature wall in your lounge or study using them like wallpaper but the problem is that you probably wouldn't have enough to fill the wall yet…

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light487
Mar 19, 2015 2:54 pm
light487
Kari1
Kari1
18 March 2015

Help with Paint advice

Help with Paint advice

Hi JMatthews, If you are a big fan of bold and dramatic decor you should go for a sort of soft color which contrasts with your wood surface. Your wood seems to have…

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Kari1
Mar 18, 2015 3:21 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
9 March 2015

Colour match for Dulux Tapestry Beige...

Colour match for Dulux Tapestry Beige...

Check this out. it has the values and some are quite close but I would go to Taubmans and give them the chit of dulux and ask them to tint a pot and see how you like…

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AussieMark
Mar 08, 2015 11:46 pm
raina
raina
7 March 2015

Render colour : confused with Taubman's Endure Grey-Beige

Render colour : confused with Taubman's Endure Grey-Beige

Thanks Michelle.. That's what I did this morning.. Compared the sample to bunnings and got a sample pot too

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raina
Mar 07, 2015 10:48 pm


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