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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
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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
xquisite
xquisite
26 September 2010

Best blinds/curtains for thermal and blockout

Best blinds/curtains for thermal and blockout

Apart from heavy curtains with pelmets you're best bet would be honeycomb or cellular blinds. We put these throughout the house & have been very happy with them. They fold…

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xquisite
Sep 26, 2010 1:18 pm
deb17
deb17
24 September 2010

Interior colour scheme - your opinions please!

Interior colour scheme - your opinions please!

Antique White is a good color, we are having that right throughout our house. It is a classic color that looks great with whatever you decide to add.

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deb17
Sep 24, 2010 3:46 pm
Dollar
Dollar
24 September 2010

Exterior brick to look like this!

Exterior brick to look like this!

These bricks look good with the right house in the right environment.

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Dollar
Sep 24, 2010 10:14 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
21 September 2010

Paint 101

Paint 101

Hi, mecha-wombat. I just found out that the painter uses Bristol products. Will my Dulux Natural white and 1/2 strenghth paint be an exact match in Bristol? Cheers

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McKinnon
Sep 21, 2010 10:27 am

I have a red shag rug. Bought it from Fantastic Furnitiure. It is not as bright as it appears in the pic but is definately…

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fairy blue
Sep 20, 2010 4:19 pm
fairy blue
Moogles
Moogles
20 September 2010

My blinds are up ! pics

My blinds are up ! pics

YAH :z: :z: :: :: So nice to see the end result - hope you are happy with them!!!!!

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Moogles
Sep 20, 2010 2:07 pm
Renee&Jarrad
Renee&Jarrad
19 September 2010

Show me your shutters!!!!

Show me your shutters!!!!

Thankyou so much for those pictures.... i have a storm bar on my window so i cant have my plantation shutter installed normally it has to go on the outside of the…

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Renee&Jarrad
Sep 19, 2010 7:57 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
16 September 2010

Painting furniture

Painting furniture

Thanks for that ::smile:: Found a couple of other sites as well. I have just purchased a cabinet on EBAY and going to have a go at the Milk Paint option. Will paint some before…

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tjilpi
Sep 16, 2010 4:34 pm
srichar
srichar
16 September 2010

Whisper White vs Lexicon half strength

Whisper White vs Lexicon half strength

We have painted the kids rooms and rumpus room downstairs Lexicon 1/2 and it does have a grey tinge to it. At first I was a little upset with our choice as I didn't think…

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srichar
Sep 16, 2010 1:43 pm
NitchFarms
NitchFarms
16 September 2010

Would love your advice on our exterior colour scheme

Would love your advice on our exterior colour scheme

Thank you Michelle, really appreciate your input on our colours. I think we finally have decided now on all the colours. :D Now to organise the interior colour scheme ::wornout::

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NitchFarms
Sep 16, 2010 12:50 pm
NitchFarms
marcos
marcos
15 September 2010

Exterior colour scheme - your opinions please!

Exterior colour scheme - your opinions please!

Yes I love the timber remote doors too, but they're way more expensive and we don't have the overhead space in garage for timber panel/tilt type door. Anyhoo, I guess my…

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marcos
Sep 15, 2010 9:01 pm
mswilmot
mswilmot
15 September 2010

Budget for reupholstering 3-piece suite

Budget for reupholstering 3-piece suite

Last year we had a 3 seater day-bed and 4 Tessa armchairs recovered for $1600. They are bare timber frames with only upholstered cushions so may have been cheaper because…

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mswilmot
Sep 15, 2010 6:20 pm

I want the timber block units in the background! I've got those units! I got them in Classique (Perth) but also have some things from…

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scozzy
Sep 14, 2010 6:07 pm
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
12 September 2010

Black white and yellow

Black white and yellow

I can't remember my flickr password and can't figure out how to add in a pic ::sad:: . I have pics on the front page of my blog below if you can be bothered clicking…

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mrssnowden
Sep 12, 2010 8:18 pm
Michelle
Michelle
12 September 2010

Stuck!! I really need help with colour combos!!

Stuck!! I really need help with colour combos!!

Woodland Grey roof/gutter/fashia Oatmeal rockface blocks Dune windows and posts/fashia for verandah- is it too grey??? or ultra silver…

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Michelle
Sep 12, 2010 6:37 pm
Michelle

Roof Tiles: Boral Gunmetal Aluminium Windows: Jasper Garage Door: Timber looking Classic Cedar Gutter: Jasper Fascia: Jasper Downpipes: Jasper please suggest one render…

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stanleyho
Sep 10, 2010 10:43 pm
sara.alag
sara.alag
9 September 2010

My Living area...not sure how to furnish

My Living area...not sure how to furnish

Hi all, This is the house we are building : Please…

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sara.alag
Sep 09, 2010 3:14 pm
javjad1
javjad1
9 September 2010

What Colur would I choose for my blinds

What Colur would I choose for my blinds

Thank you for the photos moogles and thank you for the feed back guys. I think I will keep the rooms blending in with the wall colours great idea and maybe change the…

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javjad1
Sep 09, 2010 12:51 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
9 September 2010

Tropical Brown Granite-Tile help PLEASE

Tropical Brown Granite-Tile help PLEASE

Hi & thanks for having a look,had thought about that colour but everyone said it would blend in too much,needed a lift,now i will go back & rethink that colour. Anyone…

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kerry-ann
Sep 09, 2010 11:28 am
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
9 September 2010

Show us your decorating flare or insperation pics.

Show us your decorating flare or insperation pics.

Pottery Barn....what gorgeouse rooms! Thanks Oh, been scooping this site for a couple of yrs now. http://www.roomzaar.com/rate-my-space/G ... allery.esi They come up with…

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Rudolf1980
Sep 09, 2010 10:09 am
Rudolf1980
grace_slick
grace_slick
8 September 2010

I want a cream/pale coloured couch,but how to keep it clean?

I want a cream/pale coloured couch,but how to keep it clean?

Hmmm, I never thought of that, but it makes total sense that white would be easier than pale...ah yes, the wonders of bleach. lol We don't really want leather...I have…

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grace_slick
Sep 08, 2010 3:31 pm
grace_slick
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
6 September 2010

FX coatings

FX coatings

working now Michelle

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mecha-wombat
Sep 06, 2010 8:35 pm
mecha-wombat

We went with over-roll and set inside the window like Moogles. Yes it may let in a bit more light but I prefer the…

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Dreamer
Sep 06, 2010 11:44 am
Michelle
Michelle
5 September 2010

Which paint colour to go with?

Which paint colour to go with?

hi guys, please help! We're moving into our new house next week. It has dark terracotta(kind of brown tint to it) carpet, we have ivory/cream…

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Michelle
Sep 05, 2010 9:06 pm
Michelle
travelbug
travelbug
2 September 2010

Reno colours help needed.

Reno colours help needed.

IMO your original post was a bit of a stream of consciousness and asked a lot of different questions in one post; this didn't make it easy to…

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travelbug
Sep 02, 2010 5:53 pm
jayta
jayta
2 September 2010

Exterior colour help - grey

Exterior colour help - grey

We are currently renovating the rear of our house (rest to follow in a year or so) and need some help with an exterior colour scheme. Currently the house is a creamy…

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jayta
Sep 02, 2010 3:49 pm
House_of_Dreams
House_of_Dreams
2 September 2010

Charcoal carpet

Charcoal carpet

I love the charcoal carpet. But we have decided to go even darker.....black

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House_of_Dreams
Sep 02, 2010 3:26 pm
House_of_Dreams
buildingwest
buildingwest
2 September 2010

Advice on kitchen splashback colours

Advice on kitchen splashback colours

I really like the colour you've chosen, but if I was using it for the splashback i'd probably go for a less creamy benchtop…

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buildingwest
Sep 02, 2010 1:40 pm
robinred55
robinred55
1 September 2010

Double Strength Parchment. Has anyone used this?

Double Strength Parchment. Has anyone used this?

Thanks for the responses. I've read heaps about hogsbristle but not much regarding the different strengths of parchment. We just took a punt and hope we'll be happy with it.

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robinred55
Sep 01, 2010 7:24 pm
LeeAndJ
LeeAndJ
1 September 2010

Contemplating home theatre colours

Contemplating home theatre colours

We finally found a charcoal carpet we like for the theatre - 'Stefano' by Feltex Classis, colour is '99 Shale'. It is a HiLo Loop Pile in 100% wool. I also like the dark…

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LeeAndJ
Sep 01, 2010 4:20 pm


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