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deb17
deb17
14 April 2011

Rug I designed for a customer

Rug I designed for a customer

My customer at Carpet court had this fantastic carpet laid in her bed room, so regal! She…

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deb17
Apr 14, 2011 8:47 am
chops_rx2
chops_rx2
14 April 2011

Interior Furniture colors - please help.

Interior Furniture colors - please help.

Ended up buying the furniture as above cos we liked it so much, only thing we need to buy now is window furnishings, as per this thread: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=46445 Cheers Rob

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chops_rx2
Apr 14, 2011 7:45 am
Michelle
Michelle
13 April 2011

ACCRYLIC RENDER ON FOAM BLOCKS

ACCRYLIC RENDER ON FOAM BLOCKS

Kelly, this is a product I am unfamiliar with. I haven’t come in contact with it so far, so I can’t help you. You might want to post this up in the building forum…

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Michelle
Apr 13, 2011 9:37 pm
Michelle
loretta
loretta
13 April 2011

What are your most favourite Home Magazines?

What are your most favourite Home Magazines?

I LOVE 25 Beautiful Homes from the UK. I can highly recommend it. It is chock full of the most amazing homes and hardly an advert in sight. A really great quality mag.…

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loretta
Apr 13, 2011 4:08 pm
loretta
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chi chi
Apr 13, 2011 9:50 am
hparis
hparis
12 April 2011

Bedspreads - where to buy?

Bedspreads - where to buy?

Big W sells a small range however there's more now that its Winter season

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hparis
Apr 12, 2011 9:22 pm
Pippi
Pippi
12 April 2011

HELP! Our tile colour is darker than we thought

HELP! Our tile colour is darker than we thought

I think you've made a great choice. If you went with something lighter by the time you lay a whole room of them the floor could look too bright, too distracting. A neutral…

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Pippi
Apr 12, 2011 6:10 pm
Pippi
kiwichick
kiwichick
11 April 2011

Picked colours today, tell me what you think

Picked colours today, tell me what you think
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I think a Taupe coloured carpet styled in a pattern, like a cavalier bremworth carpet called MAROCAIN in a colour like pottage or Musk

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kiwichick
Apr 11, 2011 10:34 pm
kiwichick
kiwichick
11 April 2011

What are my window covering options

What are my window covering options

The options are numerous. You have to decide do you want a statement or something inobtrusive. I have shutters in the back bedrooms and all the bath/ toilet rooms. At the…

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kiwichick
Apr 11, 2011 10:11 pm
chi chi
chi chi
11 April 2011

Victory Blinds (Plantation Shutters)

Victory Blinds (Plantation Shutters)

not sure where you live - im down in melbourne. one of the mums that brings her kid to kinder has them. i asked her where she got them - she said she rang & got quotes…

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chi chi
Apr 11, 2011 8:14 pm
Michelle
Michelle
11 April 2011

Grey/darker trims with white walls?

Grey/darker trims with white walls?

I think with a small unit your better off sticking to all one colour to make the unit feel larger. You can add colour with your furnishings. Just do the same strength in…

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Michelle
Apr 11, 2011 7:13 pm
Michelle
kiwichick
kiwichick
11 April 2011

Need some advice on colour.

Need some advice on colour.

Sandstone floors would warm it up, as grey and white might be a bit cold

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kiwichick
Apr 11, 2011 5:58 pm
joles
joles
10 April 2011

Material shop recommendations?

Material shop recommendations?

Bam, I've looked everywhere for that list and cannot find it anywhere! I know there were a few other outlets in the Collingwood/Abbottsford area other than Warwick, but I…

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joles
Apr 10, 2011 10:36 pm
joles
stillwaters
stillwaters
4 April 2011

Desk for kidzone/ home office

Desk for kidzone/ home office

Hi ann81, I've been looking for something very similar! have you found anything yet? This si the best I can find so far - http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/S59885499

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stillwaters
Apr 04, 2011 10:40 am
stillwaters
stillwaters
4 April 2011

Turnkey interior decorating

Turnkey interior decorating

ok, so once i looked over the costs I've decided it will probably be cheaper and a better result if I actually get more involved! so i'm now after a decorator to help with…

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stillwaters
Apr 04, 2011 10:21 am
Michelle
Michelle
3 April 2011

Help with which kitchen cabinets to choose!

Help with which kitchen cabinets to choose!

I can’t reply to your email midnite069, my work computer is blue screening, your going have to give me a few days now. I’m on my laptop which doesn’t have your email…

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Michelle
Apr 03, 2011 8:01 pm
Michelle
jtnru
jtnru
31 March 2011

to paint the inside of open fireplace or not

to paint the inside of open fireplace or not

thanks! we did it the same colour as the walls ( white anitque usa)and as the fireplace is the same colour but in gloss it looks great! slowly getting there - is the…

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jtnru
Mar 31, 2011 4:56 pm
baley@thefarms
baley@thefarms
29 March 2011

Shared boy's bedroom

Shared boy's bedroom

I am going to go with a nautical theme. I bought the nauticla themed whimsy quilt cover (can't remember what it's called) but it's cute. I am going to tee it up with a…

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baley@thefarms
Mar 29, 2011 7:40 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
29 March 2011

Pictures of My Tile Selections --Let me know what you think?

Pictures of My Tile Selections --Let me know what you think?

Thanks Michelle for your reply I was concerned about sea elephant because i never saw that color on a wall,i choose the color because the…

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Rudolf1980
Mar 29, 2011 10:46 am
Rudolf1980
Excited to Build
Excited to Build
29 March 2011

Wall Paper Perth

Wall Paper Perth

Wall Candy in Mt Lawely, along Beaufort street, you could spend a whole day in there. http://www.grahambrown.com.au/index.php ...…

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Excited to Build
Mar 29, 2011 12:01 am
jtnru
jtnru
28 March 2011

What colour fans?

What colour fans?

I have just chosen white for our 3 bedrooms - have antique whote ceilings and dont want to make a feature of the fans.

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jtnru
Mar 28, 2011 7:15 pm
Mrs P
Mrs P
28 March 2011

ceiling what colour

ceiling what colour

Our ceilings are 1/4 our walls.

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Mrs P
Mar 28, 2011 7:08 pm
kerrin62
kerrin62
28 March 2011

Show me your bedroom ceiling fans

Show me your bedroom ceiling fans

I have brushed silver fans throughout my home. My ceilings are hog Bristle which is a cream colour. The brushed silver matched all my door furniture and my downlights. If…

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kerrin62
Mar 28, 2011 12:17 pm
kerrin62
kerrin62
kerrin62
27 March 2011

Need help picking a frame colour

Need help picking a frame colour

I would use the white or cream which is in your lamps and cushions

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kerrin62
Mar 27, 2011 8:59 pm
kerrin62
donuts
donuts
26 March 2011

Your children’s artwork

Your children’s artwork

Thanks for posting my babies' masterpieces here mich! :D I love your DD's lizard too. Artwork done by your kids is better than any painting you could buy I reckon ::smile::

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donuts
Mar 26, 2011 11:44 pm
donuts

Hi tuberose, Here are some upclose pics of our Solver Hammersley. I think the little sample cards as sooo different to what it comes up as. IMHO its way too light and…

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Zarli
Mar 26, 2011 10:46 pm
Zarli

:) Weee. I did to. Although I didn't read the contract right…

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Victoria_g06
Mar 26, 2011 8:18 pm
Victoria_g06
alexaandelliot
alexaandelliot
26 March 2011

Skull decals for my sons bedroom....

Skull decals for my sons bedroom....

YuYu Designs.com.au will create you what ever decal you want and is really very reasonable. I got a decal for my daughters room of a fairy and her name all for just $40…

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alexaandelliot
Mar 26, 2011 3:41 pm
LeanneR
LeanneR
26 March 2011

Painting Media Room??

Painting Media Room??

Because we dont have doors on ours we are just doing a dark colour behind the tv (dulux harold or army issue i think)

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LeanneR
Mar 26, 2011 2:51 pm
LeanneR
joles
joles
24 March 2011

Need help where to start for colour selection for building

Need help where to start for colour selection for building

Do you think the external colours need to be matched with the internal colour scheme? Or doesnt it matter if we had…

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joles
Mar 24, 2011 7:07 pm
joles
dsiroky
dsiroky
24 March 2011

Interior Designer

Interior Designer

I'm looking for an interior designer to help me with my house. Preferably one that has a similar design style to Kelly Hoppen. I'd like to pay them for their design work…

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dsiroky
Mar 24, 2011 6:59 am
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
22 March 2011

Floor Lamp

Floor Lamp

How did you get it so cheap?????

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Rudolf1980
Mar 22, 2011 10:54 am
Rudolf1980
Zarli
Zarli
21 March 2011

Outside Door Mats

Outside Door Mats

No worries :D My local target had a couple, but none of the elephant ones. Got two other ones too! And of course they are in the boys clothes, where else?!

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Zarli
Mar 21, 2011 11:47 am
Zarli
jtnru
jtnru
19 March 2011

roller blinds - help

roller blinds - help

thanks everyone, ive gne for roller blinds in one area and a mix of honeycomb duette blinds and roller blinds in the other.hope thry wil look ok?? sure they will

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jtnru
Mar 19, 2011 10:28 pm
Pauline
Pauline
19 March 2011

Inspiration galore!

Inspiration galore!

Hi everyone Not sure if I was pointed to this site by someone here or found it by accident, but if you need interiors inspiration, "Homestyle" part of this site is…

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Pauline
Mar 19, 2011 4:22 pm
jtnru
jtnru
19 March 2011

Gloss or satin trims ?? which one??

Gloss or satin trims ?? which one??

full gloss seems to be the popular choice!! no votes for stain then??

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jtnru
Mar 19, 2011 2:03 pm
bel
bel
17 March 2011

dulux seed pearl

dulux seed pearl

Sounds great! Not sure if this helps - but here is a search of the forum using seed pearl

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bel
Mar 17, 2011 3:50 pm
bel
Miss
Miss
16 March 2011

made an appointment with interior decorater - now what???

made an appointment with interior decorater - now what???

Great advice already here! I just wanted to add that I know of some people who called in a decorator who picked everything- from paint colours to every item of furniture…

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Miss
Mar 16, 2011 6:01 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
16 March 2011

which picture? one more added

which picture? one more added

Hey Rizzo, There is a lady on facebook who owns a business called 'Inna Piece Designs'...she does abstract metal art, some of them are amazing…

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Rizzo
Mar 16, 2011 5:32 pm
joles
joles
16 March 2011

ceilings and walls and trims all same colour??

ceilings and walls and trims all same colour??

We have our walls and trim the same colour, but our ceilings white. I like the continuity of it, but our wall colour is reasonably dark so wouldn't have really suited on…

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joles
Mar 16, 2011 4:47 pm
joles
Michelle
Michelle
14 March 2011

Help with repainting

Help with repainting

Looks like flicker has protected photos…. If you try this link it will help you to get your photos on the page. I like to copy and past the photos into word so I can…

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Michelle
Mar 14, 2011 6:53 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
14 March 2011

Laminex desks and bookcase / cupboards in study

Laminex desks and bookcase / cupboards in study

Got my book a couple of weeks ago, forgot about your post! :oops: Still can’t copy and past from their website…pretty upset! ::angry::

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Michelle
Mar 14, 2011 6:46 pm
Michelle
tinkster
tinkster
9 March 2011

Cost of feature walls? What's reasonable?

Cost of feature walls? What's reasonable?

I might need to learn to be a painter, for $300 I could paint (just paint,nothing else) my whole house!

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tinkster
Mar 09, 2011 10:52 pm
tinkster
SquirtyChookGirl
SquirtyChookGirl
9 March 2011

Arrrgh, I need kitchen colour help.

Arrrgh, I need kitchen colour help.

luvlee, when we were doing our extension, I Googled images of designs I wanted to look at for ideas for the bathrooms and kitchen and even fireplace surround. So, Google…

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SquirtyChookGirl
Mar 09, 2011 2:36 pm
Pinchy
Pinchy
7 March 2011

Help with Screening Dimensions

Help with Screening Dimensions

Wow that red looks great with merbau screen Michelle! OP use the red!

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Pinchy
Mar 07, 2011 7:26 am
brissmith
brissmith
6 March 2011

Colour for boys room to go with self-destruct

Colour for boys room to go with self-destruct

Thanks everyone. We already have furniture which is a brown/light walnut shade (double bunks) but I think that teaming it with deep beige and red and maybe a splash of…

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brissmith
Mar 06, 2011 10:03 am
Kaffy
Kaffy
5 March 2011

arm chair for lounge room

arm chair for lounge room

I have the DWR version of that sofa (the Bantam), also in a cream color and will be finishing the room with this Risom Rocker: http://www.dwr.com/product/living/chair ...…

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Kaffy
Mar 05, 2011 1:58 am

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