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reno1
Nov 18, 2010 8:25 pm
Jayneylou
Jayneylou
18 November 2010

Could someone help me... what are these called......

Could someone help me... what are these called......

My build was finished in about July - although I didn't end up moving in till about October as I had so much work I just didn't have time to organise everything.

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Jayneylou
Nov 18, 2010 6:49 am
YBBroker
YBBroker
16 November 2010

Feature Wall Rules

Feature Wall Rules

I agree with Michelle on the complimenting colour comment. The contrasting colours used by ID's a number of years ago are out now where as complimenting colours are still…

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YBBroker
Nov 16, 2010 3:37 pm
YBBroker
YBBroker
16 November 2010

Advice for placement of a frame

Advice for placement of a frame

You'll be bridging two rooms together which is why you possibly feel like it may not work. I can see why given the clean break in the flow of the room because of the other…

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YBBroker
Nov 16, 2010 3:11 pm

My decor is a classical/french chic style. I purchased nearly all of my furniture and other decor on Ebay or Gumtree and from antique stores and markets. If you are…

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paddyandbeau
Nov 15, 2010 10:31 pm
paddyandbeau
melbmeg
melbmeg
15 November 2010

Custom furniture

Custom furniture

Mark Tuckey could be an option - I believe they do custom work. Not cheap, but lovely.

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melbmeg
Nov 15, 2010 8:44 pm
Xander
Xander
15 November 2010

Decorator Track Rods For Corners - do they exist!?

Decorator Track Rods For Corners - do they exist!?

Hi guys, I have a sliding door that is VERY close (<5cm) to a corner, on the other wall next to this corner is a window. I really want to have white triple pinch pleat…

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Xander
Nov 15, 2010 1:41 pm
Xander
Lex
Lex
11 November 2010

Guess what my OTHER business is going to be?

Guess what my OTHER business is going to be?
1, 2

OMG, this is so embrassing, but I dare to ask ... what is it ?? ::hyst:: :oops: :oops: I thought something similar to B&B, but without B1 and with any-time B2 :wink: ... in fact, at-call…

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Lex
Nov 11, 2010 8:55 pm
Lex
Michelle
Michelle
10 November 2010

Kitchen Colours - PLEASE HELP :)

Kitchen Colours - PLEASE HELP :)

I like a matt cupboard as well. :wink:

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Michelle
Nov 10, 2010 3:04 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
9 November 2010

recycling old wardrobe

recycling old wardrobe

Hi I have taken out the components of a huge built in wardrobe and want to reuse them out in the open. Only problem is that they are UGLY.…

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Michelle
Nov 09, 2010 1:26 pm
Michelle
xquisite
xquisite
7 November 2010

Placement of Feature Tiles Bath/Ensuite

Placement of Feature Tiles Bath/Ensuite

Nice pics, Leanne. Yes i definitely agree with the designer who said that feature tiles look better 'en masse.' I much prefer a whole wall / bath hob etc. But as naddis…

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xquisite
Nov 07, 2010 1:48 pm
tinkster
tinkster
6 November 2010

Does anyone know where i can find this & what it is called??

Does anyone know where i can find this & what it is called??

Mod podge would work, but you can often get a texture from modpodge, like slight brush marks and stuff, and I'm not sure if thats what you'd want

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tinkster
Nov 06, 2010 4:37 pm
tinkster
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Deemaree
Nov 04, 2010 7:57 pm
Deemaree
bubbler1978
bubbler1978
4 November 2010

Window Coverings for full length louvre windows

Window Coverings for full length louvre windows

I am also interested in hearing thoughts/advice on this! We have full length louvres in our bedroom & I am also thinking about plantation shutters. :)

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bubbler1978
Nov 04, 2010 11:58 am
Xander
Xander
3 November 2010

Help me choose my wallpaper!

Help me choose my wallpaper!

Glad to help! ::lol:: I pre-warn, the shop looks nothing from the outside (it's also a foam shop) but they had the best range (from traditional to modern) I could find and…

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Xander
Nov 03, 2010 8:54 am
Xander
McKinnon
McKinnon
1 November 2010

Render to fit in with paperbark and stone beige

Render to fit in with paperbark and stone beige

The colour render gets started this week. I tried double strength paperbark and I like it better than gnu tan, it's less warm. I'll do that, then go 3/4 for the mouldings…

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McKinnon
Nov 01, 2010 7:44 am
Cooped07
Cooped07
1 November 2010

Display Home Decorating accents

Display Home Decorating accents

I've noticed most builders display houses here in SA use freedom furniture. They must have some sort of deal?!

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Cooped07
Nov 01, 2010 6:50 am
Cooped07
tjilpi
tjilpi
31 October 2010

Feature wall colour in stairwell to match Antique White USA

Feature wall colour in stairwell to match Antique White USA

I think it depends on your taste, the room and the feel you want to create. I love the look of white in magazines, and have done the main room of our house white/ neutral…

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tjilpi
Oct 31, 2010 11:41 am
kek
kek
30 October 2010

How do I make my girls' colour choices work?

How do I make my girls' colour choices work?

I have Wattyl Indian Turquoise in my rumpus room, which is similar to take2's wall colour, although maybe a bit brighter.…

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kek
Oct 30, 2010 8:24 am
kek
kb46
kb46
26 October 2010

Geometric designs in readymade curtains

Geometric designs in readymade curtains

Not sure if they'll have the colour/pattern you are looking for but have you tried Ikea? No Ikea's close, I'm afraid! :( And they don't have…

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kb46
Oct 26, 2010 8:09 pm
Tamsin
Tamsin
26 October 2010

Paint Colours

Paint Colours

Hi there! Has anyone used Wattyl Donkey 1/4 strength interior paint or Chino for exterior? Would love to see some pics! Thanks. Tamsin

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Tamsin
Oct 26, 2010 4:27 pm
M!ssy
M!ssy
26 October 2010

Grey or White?

Grey or White?

Never thought of doing that! Thanks will see if it suits! But I do love white on white!

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M!ssy
Oct 26, 2010 1:18 pm
M!ssy
xquisite
xquisite
24 October 2010

Suitable furniture for my living area?

Suitable furniture for my living area?

It's worth waiting for exactly the right thing, Shelley! I haven't been in there but have been impressed with the look of some of Freedom's new sofas - very stylish. I…

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xquisite
Oct 24, 2010 4:32 pm
nerak
nerak
24 October 2010

New Build Sydney. Can you give this the once over Michelle?

New Build Sydney. Can you give this the once over Michelle?

Hi Emohruo Thanks for posting those pics - your floors look SPECTACULAR! :: :: :: :: It looks like your builder has done a wonderful job on your internal finishes. Good…

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nerak
Oct 24, 2010 8:42 am
nattygee
nattygee
23 October 2010

Interior Decorator advising on Paint colors -What to expect

Interior Decorator advising on Paint colors -What to expect

I had the Dulux lady come to our house but ended up not going with her colours in the end. She was really lovely, went through the house inside and out and then gave me a…

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nattygee
Oct 23, 2010 6:33 pm
Cooped07
Cooped07
23 October 2010

Colour choices

Colour choices

I think to keep it open and fresh looking perhaps do it the same as the rest of the house. To have The colour flow through the house!

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Cooped07
Oct 23, 2010 5:56 pm
Cooped07
GTI
GTI
23 October 2010

Painting Color Advice...PLEASEEEEeeeeeeeeee

Painting Color Advice...PLEASEEEEeeeeeeeeee

Thankyou Everyone :) I decided to go with the idea of having an interior decorator make a visit to advise me. Thankyou all once again :)

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GTI
Oct 23, 2010 8:01 am
Cooped07
Cooped07
22 October 2010

Please put a name to my colour! :)

Please put a name to my colour! :)

do you have an iphone? apparently dulux have an application where you can point your phone to a colour and it gives you the best match. it…

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Cooped07
Oct 22, 2010 11:24 am
Cooped07
nina marie
nina marie
22 October 2010

Nina

Nina
1, 2

Ha ha yes - I know all about the hormones - it has been a rollercoaster ride!! Checked with the builder and they have the bushfire report - so we will receive it with…

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nina marie
Oct 22, 2010 6:28 am
nina marie
Michelle
Michelle
20 October 2010

Question for Michelle - which colour?

Question for Michelle - which colour?

Find some heavy curtains close to the colour of the walls, this will make the room seem larger by blending them in. :wink: As for your cushions, I think I’d buy the rug…

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Michelle
Oct 20, 2010 5:33 am
Michelle
Liz
Liz
19 October 2010

Style of Decor -what are you using?

Style of Decor -what are you using?

Swweeet!! I know what i'll be doing tonight!! Thanks for those blogs, will check them all out!!

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Liz
Oct 19, 2010 8:56 pm
bella13
bella13
19 October 2010

Dulu Natural White. Any photos?

Dulu Natural White. Any photos?

I am thinkimg about using this colour too - alternative is Dulux Antique White USA. We are having square set plaster on a pitched roof - so looking at having the same…

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bella13
Oct 19, 2010 8:21 pm
building1
building1
18 October 2010

Wattyl colour kid leather, too grey?

Wattyl colour kid leather, too grey?

Thanks for your replies, I really was in two minds but have decided to change it (again) to New Pearly Gates, with New Soft Blush trims. Part of my decision was to do with…

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building1
Oct 18, 2010 8:57 am
xquisite
xquisite
17 October 2010

Advice re interior colours

Advice re interior colours

What a gorgeous cottage! i agree it seems a shame to do anything to the original timbers; and I agree with Judie about going for something like White Duck Quarter to…

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xquisite
Oct 17, 2010 12:12 pm
kb46
kb46
17 October 2010

Stylish Curtain Tracks - Do They Exist?

Stylish Curtain Tracks - Do They Exist?

Never mind. I had a closer inspection of some poles at Bunnings yesterday and found that they were exactly what I was hoping existed - they look like poles but have tracks…

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kb46
Oct 17, 2010 11:13 am

here are links for the water…

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TheOK
Oct 16, 2010 6:34 am
TheOK
xquisite
xquisite
15 October 2010

How to lay out/furnish a tiny living/dining & kitchen area?

How to lay out/furnish a tiny living/dining & kitchen area?

That doorway is the entrance? The main issue is the kitchen, i think. If you need more bench space your idea of an island bench that you can eat at is a good one. Of…

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xquisite
Oct 15, 2010 2:51 pm
Bagheera
Bagheera
15 October 2010

Which Curtain Header Style

Which Curtain Header Style
1, 2, 3

Hi stonecutter1309 - I'm looking at the moment for curtains tracking systems and noticed your comment about the Evo Track system - double track curtains. Checked online…

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Bagheera
Oct 15, 2010 1:25 pm
tinkster
tinkster
13 October 2010

Dulux Maximus

Dulux Maximus

I'm pretty sure locus used domino in the home theatre (i have a memory for useless bits of information like that)

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tinkster
Oct 13, 2010 6:17 pm
tinkster
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
11 October 2010

To paint or not to paint my Niche's

To paint or not to paint my Niche's

Thanks for your comments..... do you think painting the wall with the windows behind the tv unit is what I need? Full strength Grey Pebble or…

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IkonInteriors
Oct 11, 2010 9:11 pm
IkonInteriors
DreamsRfree
DreamsRfree
11 October 2010

Help with quick make over while I save $$$ for dream kitchen

Help with quick make over while I save $$$ for dream kitchen

Thanks everybody for your replies, something to think about, decisions, decisions.

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DreamsRfree
Oct 11, 2010 4:06 pm
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
11 October 2010

Whitish paint colour to match HB 1/2

Whitish paint colour to match HB 1/2

Thanks tjilpi. I would love to see a picture, if it's not too…

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mecha-wombat
Oct 11, 2010 3:03 am
mecha-wombat
Judie
Judie
9 October 2010

Dulux Equivalent to Wattyl Chalk Beige/Oriental White

Dulux Equivalent to Wattyl Chalk Beige/Oriental White

It works best for colours with a white base. Other base colours can give a slightly different result. Judie

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Judie
Oct 09, 2010 6:28 pm
Judie
Judie
Judie
8 October 2010

Don't want our exterior to be an epic fail! Please help.....

Don't want our exterior to be an epic fail! Please help.....

Have you thought about interior colours yet (existing furniture, new furniture, soft furnishing colours, paint)? Are you going for beachy blues, natural wood, whites? You…

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Judie
Oct 08, 2010 10:27 pm
Judie
bellabelinda
bellabelinda
8 October 2010

To everyone with curtains

To everyone with curtains

Does anyone happen to have a picture of what the blinds look like with pelmets? As we're having a couple of our…

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bellabelinda
Oct 08, 2010 9:08 pm


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