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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

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
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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
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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
buildingwest
buildingwest
7 October 2010

Internal wall colour help (just cannot decide)

Internal wall colour help (just cannot decide)

Hi Everyone, Thanks for the suggestions. I will pick up a sample pot of Snowy Owl and see how it turns out. The Flokati looked a bit darker to me, so if the Snowly Owl…

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buildingwest
Oct 07, 2010 11:42 am
verycherry
verycherry
6 October 2010

External colour advice...please

External colour advice...please

I am looking at similar colours and think the main colours they have used are colorbond surfmist and colorbond ironstone for the feature columns.

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verycherry
Oct 06, 2010 10:08 am
verycherry
verycherry
6 October 2010

Internal Colour Advice

Internal Colour Advice

Thanks so much Michelle - that's great advice. I think I'll stay clear of the grey and just stick to white. Don't want to risk the house looking depressing!!

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verycherry
Oct 06, 2010 9:26 am
colourwave
colourwave
6 October 2010

Dulux Ecru combinations

Dulux Ecru combinations

I've had a slight change of heart about my colour combinations ...... now looking for an orange that would compliment ecru. Short list is Dulux Spice of Life or Red Terra…

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colourwave
Oct 06, 2010 7:51 am
LeanneR
LeanneR
5 October 2010

Doona Covers for king sinlgle beds

Doona Covers for king sinlgle beds

I got my sons doona cover set from US website - Land of Nod http://www.landofnod.com I got his fitted sheets made from an ebay shop as i…

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LeanneR
Oct 05, 2010 12:13 pm
LeanneR
themax
themax
4 October 2010

What to put in Swarovski Vase?

What to put in Swarovski Vase?

Oh vegemite sandwich (love that name :lol: ), I have drooled over that vase in a home magazine before. You are so lucky! If it were mine :roll: (like yeah, never), I would not put…

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themax
Oct 04, 2010 9:34 am
themax
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themax
Oct 04, 2010 8:48 am
themax
Trinia
Trinia
4 October 2010

Curtain options for 180cm sliding door

Curtain options for 180cm sliding door

The panel glides are in Ikea's 2011 catalogue so I'd say you'll be fine getting them. :)

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Trinia
Oct 04, 2010 8:43 am
Trinia
baley@thefarms
baley@thefarms
2 October 2010

Dining Table to Match Kitchen Colours - Your Help

Dining Table to Match Kitchen Colours - Your Help

thanks everyone and great idea about the white vase or feature on the table to tie it in. and yes im thinking blackbutt or spotted gum. thanks everyone!!

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baley@thefarms
Oct 02, 2010 11:53 am
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
1 October 2010

Someone to advise me on Paint colors for my home

Someone to advise me on Paint colors for my home

Varies Ruyaa - check out some designers/colour consultants in your area... many decorators, myself included, will offer colour consultations at a fixed rate. Another…

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IkonInteriors
Oct 01, 2010 11:13 pm
IkonInteriors
themax
themax
1 October 2010

Anyone used Dulux Yarwood?

Anyone used Dulux Yarwood?

My friend used it along her stairway wall, looks FABULOUS.

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themax
Oct 01, 2010 7:21 pm
themax
cazoraz
cazoraz
1 October 2010

Great (and cheap) fabric shops - online or in Melbourne!

Great (and cheap) fabric shops - online or in Melbourne!

Bought some beautiful fabrics from hawthornethreads.com which arrived super fast - and also went to Spotlight and bought even more - only to find my staple gun has gone…

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cazoraz
Oct 01, 2010 5:08 pm
cazoraz
ojaaynme
ojaaynme
29 September 2010

Bristol tints?

Bristol tints?

Ha ha ha what a small world - Everyone calls me Clare Bear not happy lol!

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ojaaynme
Sep 29, 2010 9:09 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
29 September 2010

Antiques in a Modern Interior

Antiques in a Modern Interior
1, 2

Lovely table Mrs B, I know nothing but here is my idea, i don't think the table quite goes there sorry(love it to the back off a sofa with what i will mention on ) Get…

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kerry-ann
Sep 29, 2010 1:12 pm
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McKinnon
Sep 29, 2010 9:53 am
sabs1
sabs1
29 September 2010

Colours for boys bedroom

Colours for boys bedroom

Awesome pics, im looking for slightly older kids - 7 and 8 and am thinking of the Sheradon Kids range - blue and Red stripes for the bedlinen and then accessories drawn…

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sabs1
Sep 29, 2010 8:14 am
sabs1
wolf_rt
wolf_rt
28 September 2010

wallpaper

wallpaper

feeyama, i am a qualified painter, so i feel fairly confident in advising you in this as my house is/was wallpapered...groan. i would get a pole sander if it is more than…

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wolf_rt
Sep 28, 2010 11:25 pm
zircon
zircon
28 September 2010

odor eliminating candle

odor eliminating candle

Dusk have a range of candles and sprays that are odour neutralising.

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zircon
Sep 28, 2010 9:31 pm

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