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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

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
LeanneR
LeanneR
31 August 2010

What colour?

What colour?

Thanks for all replies. I think im pretty set on Beige Royal 1/2 strength Farmmum do you have some photos?

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LeanneR
Aug 31, 2010 9:25 pm
LeanneR
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
31 August 2010

Help with render colour please

Help with render colour please

Personaly I would go with a colour to blend with the garage and front door so maybe a colour simular to dune or surfmist. Your colour consaltant with be very helpfull in…

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Rudolf1980
Aug 31, 2010 4:37 pm
Rudolf1980
Judie
Judie
30 August 2010

What shade grey carpet to go with our bedrooms?

What shade grey carpet to go with our bedrooms?

Love your grey carpet too ATS. (So nice to see people using grey instead of brown.) Judie

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Judie
Aug 30, 2010 1:21 am
Judie
Judie
Judie
30 August 2010

Decorating kitchen/dining

Decorating kitchen/dining

I saw an ad in a catalogue today and instantly thought of your room. It would be perfect IMO! http://harveynorman.dynamiccatalogue.co ... gotopage=1 Page 5, top right…

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Judie
Aug 30, 2010 1:19 am
Judie
Dollar
Dollar
29 August 2010

Feature wall or not?

Feature wall or not?
1, 2, 3, 4

Wow, who would have thought the same colour!?! :: :::

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Dollar
Aug 29, 2010 10:45 pm
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
29 August 2010

My new and improved paint colour - Hogs Bristle 1/2

My new and improved paint colour - Hogs Bristle 1/2
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Glad they have it sorted for you I know a fair bit about tinting and yep looks like the red oxide nozzle was blocked and not dispensing as it should have (pretty common…

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mecha-wombat
Aug 29, 2010 12:24 am
mecha-wombat
Southies
Southies
28 August 2010

My kitchen

My kitchen
1, 2

:n: wellllllllll TW1...........where are they?? the piccies ...........fancy keeping us…

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Southies
Aug 28, 2010 9:53 pm
Southies
naddis01
naddis01
28 August 2010

Tile Size for ensuite/bathroom walls

Tile Size for ensuite/bathroom walls

hi michelle, I can't get the wall tile any larger but with 2 of them you could fit the grout in between and still be the same size as the floor tile (if that makes…

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naddis01
Aug 28, 2010 9:16 pm
deathgod
deathgod
27 August 2010

Roller / Roman blinds advice - pics !

Roller / Roman blinds advice - pics !
1, 2

have finally picked colour for blinds its a boney, very light brown in a diff fabric to Palm Beach Natural. Damn quote went from $1500 to just over $3000 ::: ::surprise::

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deathgod
Aug 27, 2010 6:55 pm
kek
kek
27 August 2010

Do you think Jasper is too dark for a feature wall inside...

Do you think Jasper is too dark for a feature wall inside...

I love the wallpaper too. My husband is hard to convince about anything that's not bland or boring :roll: but I usually just go ahead and do it anyway and then he realises how I…

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kek
Aug 27, 2010 6:28 pm
kek
cbear
cbear
27 August 2010

Exterior greys??

Exterior greys??

Here is a picture of our old girl as she is now before her makeover if it is any help http://img840.imageshack.us/img840/2302/house005.jpg The old azaleas are gone and…

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cbear
Aug 27, 2010 3:19 pm
all the sand
all the sand
26 August 2010

Real leather vs bonded leather. HELP

Real leather vs bonded leather. HELP

I think you should do what you want, if you like it and are happy with it then go for it. I was recently looking for a new couch and looked at a few bonded leather…

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all the sand
Aug 26, 2010 10:00 pm
johnnyrie
johnnyrie
26 August 2010

Help with childs bed

Help with childs bed

Looked in all these places thanks guys

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johnnyrie
Aug 26, 2010 12:46 pm
tomandkylie
tomandkylie
25 August 2010

Exterior colours what roof for this combo???Help pls

Exterior colours what roof for this combo???Help pls

We have just done a Windspray roof ... ours is Colorbond but I assume you can use all of the same colours for a tiled roof? It looked like quite a light colour on the…

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tomandkylie
Aug 25, 2010 3:02 pm
just Erin
just Erin
24 August 2010

Leather Couch in Summer without Aircon

Leather Couch in Summer without Aircon

I would avoid putting the leather lounge in direct sunlight for fear of it fading. Ours in infront of a window that faces north, but it has redishades over it at the…

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just Erin
Aug 24, 2010 1:13 pm
just Erin
deathgod
deathgod
24 August 2010

Lounge - help me pick !

Lounge - help me pick !

thanks guys ! look like we are going to get the 2nd one in white ::lol::

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deathgod
Aug 24, 2010 11:58 am
Michelle
Michelle
23 August 2010

What colours do you think have been used for this house?

What colours do you think have been used for this house?

Nicely done home, love the artwork on the front near the door! I have to say, poor building design having the down pipe down the front of the entry space, shame. :(

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Michelle
Aug 23, 2010 6:19 pm
Michelle
haywgl
haywgl
23 August 2010

Colour Help Needed

Colour Help Needed
1, 2

Thanks girls :) I do think you are right Jo. How do you use these colour consultants - just call any Dulux store and ask? I'll take a photo of the double strength white…

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haywgl
Aug 23, 2010 3:10 pm
haywgl

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