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Mclaren
Mclaren
18 October 2011

Our finishing touch finished

Our finishing touch finished

Looks great Suh, I can't stop staring at it either!! Keep…

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Mclaren
Oct 18, 2011 9:40 am
Mclaren
grom40
grom40
14 October 2011

Cheap curtain/blind alternatives please - Help

Cheap curtain/blind alternatives please - Help

I've got some Redishades that you could have but would cost too much to send to NSW (I'm in Vic). When looking at Bunnings keep an eye out for a box (with the shades…

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grom40
Oct 14, 2011 11:12 am
grom40
tjilpi
tjilpi
12 October 2011

Kitchen clock

Kitchen clock

I bought a clock recently in a handcrafts shop in Yarra Glen (Victoria). It is white, black and grey, and a teacup/ plate design. They are prints put onto a timber back…

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tjilpi
Oct 12, 2011 3:34 pm
Michelle
Michelle
10 October 2011

Show us your mood boards

Show us your mood boards
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I didn't really take any notice of where I took the image from when doing the moodboard. But I just Googled "Round Ottomans" again and this came up. :D

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Michelle
Oct 10, 2011 6:36 am
Michelle
wertmezer
wertmezer
9 October 2011

Wattyl reiki

Wattyl reiki

Not sure where you are, but the feature wall in the display home at one of the Rawdon Hill houses in Lyndhurst is Reiki. We were going to have it but changed it at the…

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wertmezer
Oct 09, 2011 6:21 pm

Hi, Hoping this might help. Here are some pictures we took (using an iPhone) of Hawksburn bricks from a house up the road being built. The mortar is off white ironed.…

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Rups
Oct 09, 2011 12:12 pm
Rups
Shrinivasa
Shrinivasa
7 October 2011

Help Please........ Quarter Strength dune

Help Please........ Quarter Strength dune

hi all thanks for the update. we have found the colour and have a pic too its on our blog. 1/4 strength rizo right it is hardly noticable as dune , perfect if you don't…

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Shrinivasa
Oct 07, 2011 2:28 pm
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2011

Wattyl finishing touch

Wattyl finishing touch

I'm a Dulux girl....sorry.

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2011 4:40 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2011

Colour to match awful red bench & brown brick look tiles

Colour to match awful red bench & brown brick look tiles

A kitchen helps to sells a house! Your home may sit on the market for quite a while with the kitchen in its current state. I’m sure your looking for a quick sale? :wink:

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2011 4:34 am
Michelle
MuranoChandeliers
MuranoChandeliers
4 October 2011

Looking for a bit of feedback on window treatments

Looking for a bit of feedback on window treatments
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Hi In my first home, all our windows were double glazed which worked an absolute treat in the Queensland Summer. Why not consider this as an option which I am pretty…

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MuranoChandeliers
Oct 04, 2011 10:39 pm
mook44
mook44
4 October 2011

Interior White Colours

Interior White Colours
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Hi all walls painted looks great, now for carpet colours, any suggestions? Have to complement my chocolate furniture. Really want a dark viynl plank in living areas.

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mook44
Oct 04, 2011 6:51 pm
mook44
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
3 October 2011

Help with kids colours please

Help with kids colours please

I think decals or similar could look really gorgeous but what about painting stripes like 'tangerine' suggested? You could leave the Hogs Bristle as one of the stripe…

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EthosDesign
Oct 03, 2011 5:28 pm
EthosDesign
Upnorth
Upnorth
29 September 2011

Dulux Limed White Half Strength

Dulux Limed White Half Strength

I know this is old, but if you had a picture of your Limed White Half house I would love to see it as that is what we are painting the render of our house that we are…

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Upnorth
Sep 29, 2011 6:49 pm
Titch101
Titch101
27 September 2011

Dulux Designer Grey??! New Q! Colour called "Pillow" ?

Dulux Designer Grey??! New Q! Colour called "Pillow" ?

Have you looked at Dulux Limed White? We have chosen it in half strength for all our walls.

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Titch101
Sep 27, 2011 9:48 am
suh
suh
26 September 2011

Anyone want to help choose colours for my poolhouse?

Anyone want to help choose colours for my poolhouse?

^^that's what I meant about bamboo looking :) kind of. That would make a really nice backdrop and you could make your island bench the feature with colour.

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suh
Sep 26, 2011 10:24 am
suh
Trish
Trish
25 September 2011

Carpet - dark vs light colours?

Carpet - dark vs light colours?

We have dark charcoal in our bedroom and grey/silver in the thearte, study and minor bedrooms. I find the charcoal very frustrating and you can…

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Trish
Sep 25, 2011 5:49 pm
Trish
Michelle
Michelle
25 September 2011

Topic of the week (1)

Topic of the week (1)

The one thing I’m not really up on electrical appliances! :oops: When I bought my new fridge, all I cared about was the star rating and the capacity for me alone. :roll: :lol:

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Michelle
Sep 25, 2011 3:48 pm
Michelle
helent
helent
24 September 2011

Is paperbark too dark for wall paint colour???

Is paperbark too dark for wall paint colour???

There are lots of beautiful cafe latte shades around, so I'm sure you'll find something you like. Our trims are Wattyl Pearly Gates…

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helent
Sep 24, 2011 4:55 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 September 2011

Colour scheme help

Colour scheme help

What colours would you and hubby be looking at doing?

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Michelle
Sep 24, 2011 8:17 am
Michelle
rebeccaT
rebeccaT
23 September 2011

Dulux hogs bristle question

Dulux hogs bristle question

Thanks Michelle. Got some samples today so we shall see.

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rebeccaT
Sep 23, 2011 10:07 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
22 September 2011

Help with render colour

Help with render colour

If you're looking for a warm colour scheme I think Jasper and Paperbark would work well with creamy bricks. Or, if you want a more modern colour I also think that…

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EthosDesign
Sep 22, 2011 3:46 pm
EthosDesign
vanilla tree
vanilla tree
21 September 2011

Help re-finding a blog: girl had a thing for dark gray paint

Help re-finding a blog: girl had a thing for dark gray paint

Hi cray- , not in a blog as such, but ladyice on this forum had a beautiful home with greys ~ her thread is here:…

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vanilla tree
Sep 21, 2011 11:49 pm
vanilla tree
RenoBliss
RenoBliss
19 September 2011

Children's Bedrooms

Children's Bedrooms

Love it 'building1' :) That's the colour scheme I'm thinking of using so it's nice to see some ideas! The mobile is very cool.

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RenoBliss
Sep 19, 2011 7:40 am
Angelblue
Angelblue
18 September 2011

Pebbles ... from house to HOME!

Pebbles ... from house to HOME!
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Dont you do it everyday Michelle???

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Angelblue
Sep 18, 2011 3:20 pm
Angelblue
Angelblue
17 September 2011

Painting a picture alcove

Painting a picture alcove

Thank you so much ladies! ::lol:: Thats what we thought, but a well meaning friend put a seed of doubt in my mind. We will finish it off tomorrow, thanks for your help!

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Angelblue
Sep 17, 2011 11:22 pm
Aesthetic Blinds
Aesthetic Blinds
14 September 2011

I need help for my two windows

I need help for my two windows

There are plenty of window coverings made in Australia of excellent quality. It depends on the function of the blind and how long you want it to last as to where you get…

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Aesthetic Blinds
Sep 14, 2011 10:46 pm
Aesthetic Blinds
Aesthetic Blinds
14 September 2011

25mm Metal Venetian Blinds - WDYT?

25mm Metal Venetian Blinds - WDYT?

Slimline aluminium venetians are an excellent option for filtering air and light and giving privacy. They are also very light and easy to pull up and compact very well,…

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Aesthetic Blinds
Sep 14, 2011 10:40 pm
Michelle
Michelle
14 September 2011

Blinds Plus

Blinds Plus

Anyone?? :D

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Michelle
Sep 14, 2011 7:22 pm
Michelle
nicenurse
nicenurse
14 September 2011

"Timbertone effect" Steel Sectional Garage Doors

"Timbertone effect" Steel Sectional Garage Doors

Thanks Mazisto, I think it might help others too, who are trying to decide.

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nicenurse
Sep 14, 2011 6:29 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
13 September 2011

Sharee's gone picture crazy! Someone help please!!?

Sharee's gone picture crazy! Someone help please!!?
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It's gorgeous isn't it? As soon as Sharee said duck egg blue and I saw the room I thought of it.

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EthosDesign
Sep 13, 2011 12:03 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
12 September 2011

Did we make the right decision on floors?

Did we make the right decision on floors?

Love your choices! Timber tones really do go with everything and should really warm up your cool colour scheme. The contrast with the white will be gorgeous too!

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EthosDesign
Sep 12, 2011 5:18 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
12 September 2011

where to put the main colour in a bedroom?

where to put the main colour in a bedroom?

I would put it on a wall without a window or other feature (like a wardrobe). That way you have a nice big feature area to play with that you could put a feature piece of…

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EthosDesign
Sep 12, 2011 4:57 pm
EthosDesign
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
12 September 2011

Canvas artwork colours help! Here it is!!

Canvas artwork colours help! Here it is!!
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love it!!!! How much did it end up costing?????

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Rudolf1980
Sep 12, 2011 11:22 am
Rudolf1980
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Matnbridge
Sep 12, 2011 10:06 am
4walls
4walls
9 September 2011

Dulux Hot Lips

Dulux Hot Lips

Have you tried asking for a sample from your whoever did your colour appointment?

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4walls
Sep 09, 2011 3:18 pm
4walls
pattycake4
pattycake4
9 September 2011

exterior colour

exterior colour

Thanks Michelle,for your reply. I will get sample pots and see.

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pattycake4
Sep 09, 2011 9:04 am
Michelle
Michelle
8 September 2011

Exterior Colours with Windspray roof .Help!

Exterior Colours with Windspray roof .Help!

I’ve had an extremely busy day at work today and I’m brain dead. I’ll try and look over your colours in the next couple of days. Sorry. :(

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Michelle
Sep 08, 2011 8:50 pm
Michelle
Novo
Novo
8 September 2011

PLEASE HELP - colour selections on Thursday!!!

PLEASE HELP - colour selections on Thursday!!!

We had our colours appointment today and chose Taubmans Frosted Ice. Love it. Thanks again for the help :)

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Novo
Sep 08, 2011 7:58 pm
luke81
luke81
8 September 2011

Shades of grey - help please!!?

Shades of grey - help please!!?
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I would not say dark not too dark However it depends on how much light you get. However we did the whole house in it and it looks very striking. We have high ceilings…

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luke81
Sep 08, 2011 7:12 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
8 September 2011

help me with our dining room table

help me with our dining room table

Go on, be brave ::hyst:: I reckon paint the table black. It will still go with the chairs if you dont want to keep painting. Then put a red table runner down the centre Zinser…

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tjilpi
Sep 08, 2011 9:16 am
ESB
ESB
5 September 2011

Shoe racks

Shoe racks
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Digging up an old thread here ... but has anyone come across shoe racks that attach to the wall, not shelves as such but the racks that the shoes slide onto ...…

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ESB
Sep 05, 2011 5:52 pm
ESB
d@n
d@n
5 September 2011

Facade mock up help

Facade mock up help

Have just sent you an email to sort it out.

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d@n
Sep 05, 2011 10:31 am
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
3 September 2011

Durability low VOC paints

Durability low VOC paints

I thought Dulux 101 has been low-VOC for a few years, I'm sure it was last time we used it, and to be fair I don't know because I haven't used it but maybe Taubmans is as…

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JazzyJess
Sep 03, 2011 6:16 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
3 September 2011

Help with pulling off Josh and Jenna (The Block) Exterior???

Help with pulling off Josh and Jenna (The Block) Exterior???

I think those colours could still work though! What about a light roof (white?) with a really dark grey gutter line. Then you could use grey walls (maybe a little darker…

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EthosDesign
Sep 03, 2011 2:44 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
3 September 2011

DECIDING ON FACADE COLOURS - PLS HELP!!!

DECIDING ON FACADE COLOURS - PLS HELP!!!

I think I would choose Colorbond Bushland over Jasper as it is in a closer colour range to Woodland Grey. I think the Jasper is almost as dark as the Woodland colour and…

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EthosDesign
Sep 03, 2011 1:23 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
3 September 2011

Dune windows & facade selections- will it work?? Show me you

Dune windows & facade selections- will it work?? Show me you

If you are having white trim around the windows I'd probably suggest white aluminium or a dark neutral from the interior point of view. If you're worried about having…

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EthosDesign
Sep 03, 2011 1:02 pm
EthosDesign
excalabur245
excalabur245
1 September 2011

Exterior Colour choices for render and windows

Exterior Colour choices for render and windows

my suggestion would be to keep the windows as neutral as possible as they wont date as much and will generally go with anything over time and basically compliment most…

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excalabur245
Sep 01, 2011 9:40 pm


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