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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 5:46 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 9:52 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 1:36 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 6:26 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 9:03 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 12:58 am
snaps
snaps
4 March 2011

Light or Dark?

Light or Dark?

Strandwoven is the hardest on the janka scale, followed by vertically laminated then horizonally laminated bamboo. I can't see distressed bamboo being more prone to…

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snaps
Mar 04, 2011 10:15 pm
snaps
Michelle
Michelle
2 March 2011

External colours

External colours

Remember when choosing your external colours to go 2 to 3 shades darker in colour, as the natural sun light will fade out the colour. Depending on the look you are trying…

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Michelle
Mar 02, 2011 8:22 pm
Michelle
Micklou
Micklou
1 March 2011

Colours help please

Colours help please

Hi Michelle, Firstly thank you for your reply - so quick! :z: In answer to your question - we were advised by a well-meaning friend that Antique White would look good…

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Micklou
Mar 01, 2011 10:09 pm
Adrian008
Adrian008
27 February 2011

Keysborough Metr*con Display Lindrum - internal wall colour?

Keysborough Metr*con Display Lindrum - internal wall colour?

Hi Adrian008, I just checked the email that they sent me and they only sent me all the internal paint…

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Adrian008
Feb 27, 2011 8:41 pm
Michelle
Michelle
25 February 2011

Carpet Court

Carpet Court

Thanks :D Not a 100% sure, I haven’t looked into that yet, but I think so.

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Michelle
Feb 25, 2011 7:20 pm
Michelle
sahithi
sahithi
25 February 2011

kitchen colours help please

kitchen colours help please
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Finally my kitchen done with redbox splash back (at the cooktop end and island bench sitting side), corian bench top and natural embrace (dulux colour). Looks…

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sahithi
Feb 25, 2011 12:57 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 February 2011

Special for February – Remotes

Special for February – Remotes

I should say here, I will guide you through the process of a successful remote, so don’t be put off by the sound of it. I will help you to understand what is…

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Michelle
Feb 24, 2011 9:38 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
24 February 2011

Wall mural advice

Wall mural advice

Excellent move by getting someone who knows what they are doing! :: Got a photo?? :D

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Michelle
Feb 24, 2011 7:38 pm
Michelle
suh
suh
23 February 2011

Has anyone seen these dining chairs?

Has anyone seen these dining chairs?
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ahhhhh and we like the same dining chairs,…

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suh
Feb 23, 2011 8:18 pm
suh
mimi23
mimi23
22 February 2011

Any ideas on this render colour?

Any ideas on this render colour?

There's a house in the estate we're going to build in that has been rendered in Colorbond Evening Haze, which in full sun looks very similar to your picture. In fact we…

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mimi23
Feb 22, 2011 1:55 am
mimi23
Michelle
Michelle
21 February 2011

Please help - curtains and lamp shade for dining room

Please help - curtains and lamp shade for dining room

Be careful with sequence shade, remember you are selling the house and not everyone likes something that’s looks like it has to be cleaned often. Stick with the one you…

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Michelle
Feb 21, 2011 7:30 pm
Michelle
Pippi
Pippi
21 February 2011

What sort of furniture to buy

What sort of furniture to buy

If you're after inspiration I'd really recommend a website called houzz.com - a massive database of interior/exterior photos, you can search by room and within that by…

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Pippi
Feb 21, 2011 10:34 am
Pippi
just Erin
just Erin
21 February 2011

Where should I hang these pictures??

Where should I hang these pictures??

LOL! Over the weekend my husband noticed a problem with the canvases!! The first one was upside down!! And they have been like this for over a…

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just Erin
Feb 21, 2011 9:05 am
just Erin
jtnru
jtnru
20 February 2011

dulux antique white usa

dulux antique white usa

ok i will perhaps visit solver paints tomorrow and see what they say. Anyone happy with the colour?? think it is very popular.

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jtnru
Feb 20, 2011 4:59 pm
8isenough
8isenough
19 February 2011

Vinyl Shutters - are they a no no?

Vinyl Shutters - are they a no no?

Thanks for the info. I am quite interested in them now as I've seen a house down the street that has had them installed in the last few days They look fantastic. Will get…

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8isenough
Feb 19, 2011 7:10 pm
Pauline
Pauline
19 February 2011

Living area colour help please!!

Living area colour help please!!

Hi, we have Buff It half as our main wall colour. I've been amazed at how different it can look depending on how much light/sun it gets. On a shadowed wall you can…

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Pauline
Feb 19, 2011 5:12 pm
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joles
Feb 18, 2011 6:57 pm
joles
kara_leon
kara_leon
18 February 2011

Sunscreen blinds

Sunscreen blinds

Thank you very much Kyton!!! ::

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kara_leon
Feb 18, 2011 8:00 am
baronx
baronx
17 February 2011

Wattyl Classic White for doors, architraves & skirting ?

Wattyl Classic White for doors, architraves & skirting ?

about the color when used for for doors, architraves & skirtings .. not specifically suggestions…

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baronx
Feb 17, 2011 10:38 am
baronx
Scout
Scout
16 February 2011

Industrial Products

Industrial Products

Yes, I worked that out too :( However I did find some stockists in Melbourne. If you're interested I could pass on their details to you. The prices are at the med-high end…

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Scout
Feb 16, 2011 6:50 am
Scout
baronx
baronx
15 February 2011

Interior colors - suggestions please

Interior colors - suggestions please
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That looks like the kinda white…

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baronx
Feb 15, 2011 9:28 am
baronx
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
14 February 2011

What colour doors?

What colour doors?

Thanks Kiwi!! It is a bit confusing the way it was worded. I thought it mean't use those colours at your own risk, but I think they mean use enamel paint at your own risk.…

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Tamara1975
Feb 14, 2011 7:18 pm
gelatiii
gelatiii
14 February 2011

Facade ideas

Facade ideas

The facade is more similar to this…

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gelatiii
Feb 14, 2011 4:16 pm
deb17
deb17
12 February 2011

Leather or Fabric Sofa?

Leather or Fabric Sofa?

Leather for sure, so easy to keep clean.

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deb17
Feb 12, 2011 10:18 pm
ESB
ESB
12 February 2011

Window coverings for family/dining room ... suggestions

Window coverings for family/dining room ... suggestions

just a few quick points - you virtually have no stack back area to the right of the dining room window, meaning that curtains will not be able to…

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ESB
Feb 12, 2011 10:09 am
ESB
Markus1984
Markus1984
11 February 2011

Arghh.. kitchen & flooring stress!

Arghh.. kitchen & flooring stress!

Wow, thanks for the feedback guys! the stress has probably just got to me now that it's the end.. I just thought that interior whites such as the above pic are much more…

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Markus1984
Feb 11, 2011 8:48 am
carlz08
carlz08
10 February 2011

Interior colours, please help!!

Interior colours, please help!!

Thanks heaps for you suggestions!!! Judie i have been looking at both of those colours and really like them. Think i will get sample pots today. Thanks again!!! What…

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carlz08
Feb 10, 2011 7:14 am

I see you have already decided but here is a photo for future searches :D

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mdzzj
Feb 09, 2011 3:25 pm
notremaison
notremaison
7 February 2011

TV Cabinet Help!

TV Cabinet Help!

IKEA surprisingly have some quite modern entertainment units and one comes in a gloss brown/black wood finish with quite a lot of combos including plasma mounts. We will…

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notremaison
Feb 07, 2011 2:25 pm
Michelle
Michelle
7 February 2011

Which white (also in "The Finishing Touch")

Which white (also in "The Finishing Touch")

White on White throws a blue tint to it, which is worrying me for you against your cream cupboards. I think you would be best going with Natural White….and no you…

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Michelle
Feb 07, 2011 2:00 pm
Michelle
davidj
davidj
6 February 2011

Door, Arc & Skirt Colour with HB 1/4?

Door, Arc & Skirt Colour with HB 1/4?

No worries. All the painting is complete, it looks good. Overall would be better if I had feature walls :)

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davidj
Feb 06, 2011 3:57 pm
mek
mek
6 February 2011

ANOTHER white paint question!

ANOTHER white paint question!

My house is white and grey with a bit of red. I have White on White on walls (also on doors, architraves, etc., but in flat finish), charcoal carpets, stone grey tiles,…

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mek
Feb 06, 2011 9:04 am
mek
Michelle
Michelle
5 February 2011

Obscure glass

Obscure glass

I have to say I felt sorry for the 16 year old boy at the back of me. :shock: I probably scared him for life in my bathroom until I discovered it! :lol: :lol:

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Michelle
Feb 05, 2011 2:01 pm
Michelle
kara_leon
kara_leon
3 February 2011

Feature wall sorted, now blinds!

Feature wall sorted, now blinds!

Sure :) Feature Wall - 1/2 Wattyl Donkey Other Walls -…

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kara_leon
Feb 03, 2011 7:55 am

Solution Died Nylon Carpets. Take notice how thick this carpet is, this is a good quality carpet and will be excellent to use on…

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Michelle
Feb 02, 2011 8:01 am
Michelle
kara_leon
kara_leon
1 February 2011

Advice on feature wall colour please!

Advice on feature wall colour please!
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Also, I have white leather lounge, black gloss dining table and entertainment unit and white gloss buffet and black and white art and rug...

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kara_leon
Feb 01, 2011 9:03 am
Michelle
Michelle
30 January 2011

Which white to go with charcoal floor tiles?

Which white to go with charcoal floor tiles?

I’m glad you like the colour, it goes with everything! Be warned though, at first when I saw it going on the walls here in this house I nearly had a fit! :shock: :shock: It looked…

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Michelle
Jan 30, 2011 10:36 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
29 January 2011

Antique White USA or Hog Bristle 1/4?

Antique White USA or Hog Bristle 1/4?

Why not use both colours, since you like them both? :wink: Use the Hog in the lounge room with the Orchid White lounge; it will make the lounge stand out more. I’m…

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Michelle
Jan 29, 2011 4:26 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
28 January 2011

Does white oil paint yellow?

Does white oil paint yellow?

Bet you had to dig deep for this post builderbob, it’s nearly a year old! :shock:

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Michelle
Jan 28, 2011 3:36 pm
Michelle


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