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Michelle
Michelle
20 July 2010

Down sizing

Down sizing

Thanks girls :D

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Michelle
Jul 20, 2010 8:17 pm
Michelle
joles
joles
20 July 2010

The usual.. whites and walls

The usual.. whites and walls

White Duck would be my choice out of those on your list sheepdog. I'm leaning a bit towards white duck quarter now. I wanted the trims to be…

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joles
Jul 20, 2010 10:49 am
joles
joles
joles
19 July 2010

Outside Render colours

Outside Render colours

I'd suggest Self-Destruct (dulux). Similar neutral to CB Paperbark but not quite as yellow and it does have a very slight green undertone that would tie in really nicely…

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joles
Jul 19, 2010 11:26 am
joles
ESB
ESB
18 July 2010

Any way to prevent paint chipping?

Any way to prevent paint chipping?

I am currently suffering this fate with my reno! Just had tilers in, and I am now left with the very messy cleanup. Grout and cement, EVERYWHERE.…

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ESB
Jul 18, 2010 7:59 am
ESB
Michelle
Michelle
17 July 2010

Does anyone have Bamboo venetians?

Does anyone have Bamboo venetians?

If the front door is timber and being stained, then yes, go for the Bamboo blinds. :D

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Michelle
Jul 17, 2010 5:06 pm
Michelle

::lol:: edit- double picture :roll:

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bel
Jul 17, 2010 3:50 pm
bel
Richo
Richo
16 July 2010

Interior Help Needed - Tiles

Interior Help Needed - Tiles

One is called linea sand (yellowish) and the other linea grey (the latest on I posted) Hmmm, this is harder than when I did all of the other colour selections!

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Richo
Jul 16, 2010 2:54 pm
Richo
Michelle
Michelle
15 July 2010

Lighting :)

Lighting :)

dammit, first southies is posting pretty lights, and now michelle. does no one care that i'm not allowed to buy pretty new…

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Michelle
Jul 15, 2010 6:05 pm
Michelle
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DAQ3030
Jul 15, 2010 6:00 pm
Michelle
Michelle
15 July 2010

Dulux Sea Elephant

Dulux Sea Elephant

Hi Chloe, I have no hesitation recommending sea elephant as your splash back colour, when there are predominantly whites as you are using you need the depth of a colour to…

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Michelle
Jul 15, 2010 5:26 pm
Michelle
kerrin62
kerrin62
15 July 2010

wide window with a bulkhead immediately above it

wide window with a bulkhead immediately above it

Thank you! the photos are a big help. I have a curtain guy coming next Tuesday and he also advised me that they can do up to 3m wide.

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kerrin62
Jul 15, 2010 10:30 am
kerrin62
kerrin62
kerrin62
14 July 2010

any chance of seeing everyone's curtains???

any chance of seeing everyone's curtains???

I have ordered blockout reverse roller blinds for my north facing windows in my kitchen. They are a nice textured weave…

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kerrin62
Jul 14, 2010 6:32 pm
kerrin62
Michelle
Michelle
13 July 2010

APO grey windows matching external colours

APO grey windows matching external colours
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Thanks to trial and error here with me in my place Dune is quite grey :( ….so no not dune. :wink:

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Michelle
Jul 13, 2010 8:38 pm
Michelle
themax
themax
12 July 2010

color of couch (sofa) and carpet , match or not ?

color of couch (sofa) and carpet , match or not ?

nah you can always dress them up with different cushions and I'm guessing other stuff in the room will be different? but if you think it looks…

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themax
Jul 12, 2010 8:57 pm
themax
Michelle
Michelle
12 July 2010

Help with exterior colours

Help with exterior colours

Kayles….my pleasure :D , and well done with the paint shop on the right advise to you. ::

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Michelle
Jul 12, 2010 7:18 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
12 July 2010

Choosing carpet colour

Choosing carpet colour

I like the sound of the light Mushroom also. :: Patterned carpet in a low pile is excellent for stairs as it is usually stronger and stands up longer. IF laid right, there…

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Michelle
Jul 12, 2010 6:50 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
12 July 2010

External colour : please i need help

External colour : please i need help

Try Dulux Natural White, it’s not a bright white…..if you can believe that from its name? :wink:

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Michelle
Jul 12, 2010 5:50 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
12 July 2010

Help Needed With Colour of Door Stain

Help Needed With Colour of Door Stain

If you’re referring to your front door, I would complement the garage door colour to your front door. So, if possible a stain. For your stairs…..I’d go a Kempas…

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Michelle
Jul 12, 2010 5:46 pm
Michelle
kavother
kavother
11 July 2010

Help sourcing wide silver bowl

Help sourcing wide silver bowl

A friends company often has beautiful bowls, vases and homewares. Check out www.Ibare.com.au.

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kavother
Jul 11, 2010 10:01 pm
kerrin62
kerrin62
11 July 2010

Window Furnishing assistance

Window Furnishing assistance

Are your furnishings and decor modern or traditional? A photo would help and some idea of your decor. You could have a bonded blind and a matching pelmet or roman blinds…

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kerrin62
Jul 11, 2010 4:35 pm
kerrin62
Emohruo
Emohruo
10 July 2010

Cold dark bedroom - Any tips?

Cold dark bedroom - Any tips?
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Sorry a little off topic....Emohruo, are these panel heaters the ones you just attach to a wall, plug in and off you go? Would this form of…

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Emohruo
Jul 10, 2010 10:19 pm
Michelle
Michelle
9 July 2010

Painting over sponge effect interior walls

Painting over sponge effect interior walls

i may be late not sure but check that the airless works well prior to use pump some water thru it first dont go into the paint straight up and…

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Michelle
Jul 09, 2010 7:02 pm
Michelle
Southies
Southies
8 July 2010

Which ornament for entry hall table ?

Which ornament for entry hall table ?
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sounds good suh. I agree with keeping the consistency . If i don't find a suitable showstopper, I'll probably use the bowl & the silver frames & look for a mirror.

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Southies
Jul 08, 2010 2:03 pm
Southies

Where to buy canvas prints in Melbourne

Where to buy canvas prints in Melbourne

Can't beat eBay ::smile:: you can get great deals on beautiful prints. I regularly buy mine from a few trusted sellers on there and couldn't be happier

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The Little Misses
Jul 08, 2010 1:33 pm
The Little Misses
kexkez
kexkez
7 July 2010

Check this out…..

Check this out…..
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this is the page for the info on how to get the Resene one http://www.resene.co.nz/ifandeck.htm

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kexkez
Jul 07, 2010 9:18 am
kexkez
themax
themax
7 July 2010

Suggest me a mirror

Suggest me a mirror
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Looks fabulous! I bought that lampshade in a ceiling version, two actually in large. I took them back though because they really didn't suit my room, but I was so in love…

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themax
Jul 07, 2010 9:03 am
themax
Frogger
Frogger
6 July 2010

Yep a splashback colour question - sorry lol

Yep a splashback colour question - sorry lol
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I think you're right lol I'll just post in my build thread from now on....its 'almost' done lol

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Frogger
Jul 06, 2010 10:03 pm
sandra77
sandra77
5 July 2010

Exterior Makeover to a commercial Property.

Exterior Makeover to a commercial Property.

Thanks for those tips. Our business is mortgage broking. And I have NO idea what that red wooden thingy is out the front. My only guess is that it was for shade to the…

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sandra77
Jul 05, 2010 11:16 pm
Michelle
Michelle
5 July 2010

Im a newbie to renovating!

Im a newbie to renovating!

Ruyaa…I really like the front of your home, it has character! I always suggest for the gutters and fascia’s to be done in the same colour as the roof. So in your…

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Michelle
Jul 05, 2010 7:12 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
4 July 2010

Will timber floors suit and WHAT SPECIES

Will timber floors suit and WHAT SPECIES
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Thanks Lex, having a website means a lot of work keeping it up to date. Not much happening at the moment since I started Real Estate. :(

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Michelle
Jul 04, 2010 4:44 pm
Michelle
sanda
sanda
4 July 2010

INternational Fabric Orders

INternational Fabric Orders

Thanks Southies, some great ones there!

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sanda
Jul 04, 2010 2:02 pm
Michelle
Michelle
2 July 2010

michelle help-exterior colors

michelle help-exterior colors

You could go Beige Royal ¼ strength, that will give you a contrast in the render colour, but not be a pure white.

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Michelle
Jul 02, 2010 7:35 pm
Michelle

I hope you mean this for an external colour or maybe a feature wall internally?…

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Michelle
Jul 02, 2010 7:22 pm
Michelle
Southies
Southies
2 July 2010

Curtain Seamstress

Curtain Seamstress

THe Rockdale Spotlight store couldn't help with a contact. Will ring Licdombe Spotlight Monday & will pop in to Miranda LIncraft tomorrow ;& have a chat. BTW, got a quote…

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Southies
Jul 02, 2010 4:45 pm
Southies

I just bought this bamboo tray, nice and solid bottom, fits a few cups and a…

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themax
Jun 30, 2010 7:35 pm
themax
Michelle
Michelle
30 June 2010

What White???

What White???

Vivid white is perfect. :D

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Michelle
Jun 30, 2010 6:38 pm
Michelle
KimB
KimB
30 June 2010

White walls and ceiling

White walls and ceiling

Hi Guys, We recently painted the interior of our home and where original going with "white' everything. After finding soooo many different whites and ending up with so…

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KimB
Jun 30, 2010 10:46 am
KimB
KimB
30 June 2010

Hog Bristle or Grand Piano???

Hog Bristle or Grand Piano???

Hi Guys, We recently painted the interior of our home and where original going with "white' everything. After finding soooo many different whites and ending up with so…

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KimB
Jun 30, 2010 9:56 am
xquisite
xquisite
29 June 2010

feature wall in wallpaper

feature wall in wallpaper
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FAB wallpaper, jaelee. Looks great!

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xquisite
Jun 29, 2010 8:46 pm
Michelle
Michelle
29 June 2010

Open to suggestions from all please. :) Kitchen, ensuite etc

Open to suggestions from all please. :) Kitchen, ensuite etc

I love feature walls, but the house needs to be quite large to get away with having them in every room. Normally I don’t recommend this to people. The most important…

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Michelle
Jun 29, 2010 6:37 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Jun 29, 2010 6:25 pm
Michelle
Frogger
Frogger
29 June 2010

What colour curtains & blinds? Suggestions needed

What colour curtains & blinds? Suggestions needed

you know now that i look at that colour from my mobile it does look teal, last night on my old comp it looked blue. Its still a lovely colour. Would go nicely with my…

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Frogger
Jun 29, 2010 9:11 am
Nuwarra
Nuwarra
29 June 2010

Taubmans/Bristol Antique Ivory - Yellow or more grey/brown

Taubmans/Bristol Antique Ivory - Yellow or more grey/brown

Thanks Michelle. I spent nearly all of yesterday going through the colour cards and I like antique ivory and Dove Wing. Both have grey tones (which I love) without being…

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Nuwarra
Jun 29, 2010 8:45 am
Michelle
Michelle
29 June 2010

has anyone dealt with this NSW blind company?

has anyone dealt with this NSW blind company?

Seeing that I am about to send a painful amount of money on blinds and seeing that I have been soooo unimpressed with some other…

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Michelle
Jun 29, 2010 6:35 am
Michelle


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