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Michelle
Michelle
28 June 2010

my 1st home, please help!

my 1st home, please help!

Always use a gloss tile on the walls, they are easier to clean, and throw light. Mat on the floors. :D

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Michelle
Jun 28, 2010 6:27 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
28 June 2010

Flokati walls and trims- what colour ceiling?

Flokati walls and trims- what colour ceiling?

The lighter the colour of the ceiling, the more it recedes. The darker it is, brings it down. :D

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Michelle
Jun 28, 2010 6:20 pm
Michelle
4walls
4walls
28 June 2010

Bedroom Window - ideas needed please

Bedroom Window - ideas needed please

Thanks for your replies 4walls, thanks for your helpful comments. I think just having most light blocked out would be fine - doesn't have to be…

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4walls
Jun 28, 2010 10:13 am
4walls
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
28 June 2010

LEATHER

LEATHER

Hahaha - I like the pun Ash :wink: Genuine question though as a bought a hide today and the sales guy didn't really have any great tips for me *grrr* If you find out anything…

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IkonInteriors
Jun 28, 2010 12:39 am
IkonInteriors
Southies
Southies
26 June 2010

Help....hall table

Help....hall table

ooooo glad I could help Dollar :z:

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Southies
Jun 26, 2010 10:16 pm
Southies
honeydew
honeydew
24 June 2010

Fresh greens?

Fresh greens?

Thanks! I had a look at it and ended up getting a sample pot of Lime Ice. Looking good!

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honeydew
Jun 24, 2010 9:26 pm
kateypink
kateypink
24 June 2010

Wattyl Flokati v Dulux Antique White USA v Dulux Stowe White

Wattyl Flokati v Dulux Antique White USA v Dulux Stowe White

I have the flokati and really like it but that doesnt give you opinions about the difference. It would depend on the rest of your colours

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kateypink
Jun 24, 2010 1:57 pm
mishka
mishka
24 June 2010

Roof and weatherboard paint colours??

Roof and weatherboard paint colours??

You are welcome. Believe it or not, my hubby picked it, lol. I like darker colours and neutrals, he is more old fashioned, so i was pleasantly surprised. Oh, and i…

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mishka
Jun 24, 2010 12:58 pm
Madison27AA
Madison27AA
23 June 2010

Need help to buy this wall feature

Need help to buy this wall feature

Hey SavantAmeya Another member on here, Sharee, has something not to dissimilar, viewtopic.php?f=1&t=32288 if you look at the bottom of…

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Madison27AA
Jun 23, 2010 1:38 pm
kexkez
kexkez
23 June 2010

Please help us find....

Please help us find....

pretty sure i aw something like this in a bedshed or a 40 winks store in W.A. last year

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kexkez
Jun 23, 2010 9:04 am
kexkez
maurita
maurita
22 June 2010

Free Artwork !!!

Free Artwork !!!

Hi Bel, Its my pleasure, i am going to do some up in White Frames for my hallway or maybe my bedroom, not sure yet but i will be using them somewhere. Gotta love Free Stuff.

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maurita
Jun 22, 2010 6:30 pm
maurita
honeydew
honeydew
21 June 2010

Whites... that go with reds... help! :)

Whites... that go with reds... help! :)

Any thoughts (or images) for Stowe White, Berkshire White, Grand Piano Half/Quarter, or Natural White? In particular - how yellow/warm/lightening they are on their own or…

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honeydew
Jun 21, 2010 8:36 pm
Michelle
Michelle
21 June 2010

Colour matching between paint brands

Colour matching between paint brands

It can vary sometimes; always take the original colour in a chip with you when you are getting paint mixed in a different brand. This way you have something to come back…

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Michelle
Jun 21, 2010 6:00 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
19 June 2010

Help with colour choices please

Help with colour choices please

OK I have 2 whites for you to look at, but I think you need to get some sample pots of these colours. One is the Lexicon full strength, the other is Natural White, both by…

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Michelle
Jun 19, 2010 5:43 pm
Michelle
take2
take2
18 June 2010

Wattyl Scallopini as wall colour?

Wattyl Scallopini as wall colour?

I love having depth of colour on the walls adds real warmth to the house, we used wattyl tennessee dawn on our wall but instead of using a white or off white on the…

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take2
Jun 18, 2010 10:39 pm
take2
kek
kek
18 June 2010

What colours go with Woodland Grey??

What colours go with Woodland Grey??
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We didn't have to worry about the neighbour's view, luckily. Apart from having a nice level block, our blueboard screen is on the blind side of their house, so they don't…

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kek
Jun 18, 2010 8:50 pm
kek
mishb
mishb
16 June 2010

Help with dark grey for fence

Help with dark grey for fence

Charcoal Light was a bust, but I have now repainted the fence in Dulux Western Myall which is a winner, the colour is exactly what I wanted. If anyone is looking for a…

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mishb
Jun 16, 2010 7:34 pm
bek7708
bek7708
16 June 2010

Please help me find 2 x rattan/wicker storage trunks!

Please help me find 2 x rattan/wicker storage trunks!

How does someone not understand trunk ::hyst:: Maybe if you said trunks... :lol: I was just popping in here to say about the Kmart ones but I've been beaten to it!! They have some…

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bek7708
Jun 16, 2010 6:46 pm
bek7708
Michelle
Michelle
16 June 2010

Internal Wall Colour - Wattyl Chino??

Internal Wall Colour - Wattyl Chino??

It’s got a lot of green in it, so ¼ may make it more greener….. Get the sample pot, that’s the best way to find out. :D

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Michelle
Jun 16, 2010 6:28 pm
Michelle
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
15 June 2010

Please help with kitchen bentop :)

Please help with kitchen bentop :)

We have a similiar laminex colour and have kasmir granite on top in Diamond Gloss - looks great. I think I might have posted some photos on here a long time ago. Cheers

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mudtrilogy
Jun 15, 2010 7:22 pm
karry327
karry327
14 June 2010

Eden Brae and Taubmans Internal Paint Colour Selection

Eden Brae and Taubmans Internal Paint Colour Selection

I agree Michelle! So glad I stumbled across it as a possibilty today though so I can go to the appointment pretty much knowing exactly what I want. I'm going to check…

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karry327
Jun 14, 2010 11:20 pm
karry327
Michelle
Michelle
14 June 2010

Woodland Grey Roof & Homestead Tan Brick-Dune or PaperBark??

Woodland Grey Roof & Homestead Tan Brick-Dune or PaperBark??

Since you want to blend into your surroundings….which is a good thing, I’d look at C/Bond Woodland Grey or Bushland as a render?

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Michelle
Jun 14, 2010 8:18 pm
Michelle
mishb
mishb
10 June 2010

Another inspirational website find

Another inspirational website find

Yes, I'm addicted to her show, I've seen 4 seasons of it now and am hanging out for the next. As well as being a fabulous designer she and Tommy are very…

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mishb
Jun 10, 2010 8:05 pm
newby126
newby126
10 June 2010

Finishing touches on this room - accent colour?

Finishing touches on this room - accent colour?

Thanks for the tip Michelle! The ikea website doesn't have the dimensions, so will measure the space before I go and have a look.

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newby126
Jun 10, 2010 6:52 pm
Michelle
Michelle
10 June 2010

I'm showing off.... :)

I'm showing off.... :)

Yeah, no problem……. :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol:

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Michelle
Jun 10, 2010 6:50 pm
Michelle

Dulux Diplomatic…

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Michelle
Jun 08, 2010 7:05 pm
Michelle
DAQ3030
DAQ3030
8 June 2010

Who Has Purchased Furniture Online Only Seeing A Picture?

Who Has Purchased Furniture Online Only Seeing A Picture?

Hi - I have purchased things online ... I tend to type in the name of the company and the item and see if there have been any reviews done on it or the company ... you can…

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DAQ3030
Jun 08, 2010 6:26 pm
DAQ3030
DAQ3030
8 June 2010

Curtains over window and sliding doors

Curtains over window and sliding doors

Hi 4 walls thought I would give an update and see what you think ... you are right - I will get the smaller windows fitted with drapes that pull to both sides (from the…

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DAQ3030
Jun 08, 2010 6:20 pm
Kaytee
Kaytee
7 June 2010

Has anyone had regrets with their colour selection?

Has anyone had regrets with their colour selection?

I like both your colour choices. Maybe wait till you live with them for a few weeks and see how you go. May look ok when you have other colours around the room. What…

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Kaytee
Jun 07, 2010 9:58 pm
Kaytee
changes78
changes78
6 June 2010

HELP choosing colours!!

HELP choosing colours!!

BTW, I forgot to say..... Kiwichick, i see your point that light tiles would look 'bland' against the timber. We originally had light tiles down and it did indeed look…

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changes78
Jun 06, 2010 10:13 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
5 June 2010

My Lounge is a blank canvas-Advice pls! *With pics*

My Lounge is a blank canvas-Advice pls! *With pics*
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Love the vases! I'm not a fan of throws on show-like them hidden away and brought out when required. Don't know about Michelle, but I'm more drawn to an even number of…

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Deemaree
Jun 05, 2010 9:56 pm
Deemaree
Ceebs
Ceebs
5 June 2010

Window coverings in a California Bungalow

Window coverings in a California Bungalow

What about individual/custom made timber venetians? Would probably be my option. (We had bay window in our previous house of similar style and all windows for that matter…

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Ceebs
Jun 05, 2010 9:07 pm
Fernyhouse
Fernyhouse
3 June 2010

Urgent help please

Urgent help please

Yep that's what we did the first time, as well as pics from magazines and brochures, so the first time we knew what we wanted. This time DH went to the colour consultant…

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Fernyhouse
Jun 03, 2010 4:05 pm
'chelle
'chelle
2 June 2010

Colour help...pleeeease!

Colour help...pleeeease!

Thanks mummagoose, the doors are special aren't they...I just drool when I go onto the website...oh well maybe if we win tatslotto ::wink::

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'chelle
Jun 02, 2010 9:15 pm
'chelle
jcif
jcif
2 June 2010

Indoor water wall...thoughts/advice/help?

Indoor water wall...thoughts/advice/help?

the area is in the hallway which is tiled. As I probably wouldn't have the water feature on all the time regular top ups would be needed before I was about use it. I would…

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jcif
Jun 02, 2010 6:30 pm
Stephanie
Stephanie
2 June 2010

Is this Ironstone Render? and what do you think?

Is this Ironstone Render? and what do you think?

You should defineitly use ironstone render. We are too....to our front parapet entrance with the rest being a white render and ironstone roof. Its such a great…

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Stephanie
Jun 02, 2010 12:33 pm
Stephanie
wombat
wombat
2 June 2010

Blank wall, no splashback, ideas?

Blank wall, no splashback, ideas?

We also considering a small glass splashback above the oven and to the rangehood and a matching paint colour for the rest of the wall Do if green splashback, we do wall…

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wombat
Jun 02, 2010 6:17 am
4walls
4walls
1 June 2010

How to deal with arched windows!

How to deal with arched windows!

did you get any further on deciding what to go with geepers?

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4walls
Jun 01, 2010 5:08 pm
4walls
kiwichick
kiwichick
31 May 2010

Colour throughout house

Colour throughout house

I would stay away from a yellow toned ceiling. The grey browns are so popular as they are inviting and you can put any colour accessories with them. Much easier to change…

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kiwichick
May 31, 2010 10:38 pm
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Michelle
May 31, 2010 6:35 pm
Michelle
4walls
4walls
30 May 2010

Pebble Rugs.

Pebble Rugs.

Actually it does not surprise me that it is that expensive - given that it is wool, looks to be a lot thicker than 'normal rugs' thus more wool, but mainly that it has a…

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4walls
May 30, 2010 7:58 pm
4walls
kiwichick
kiwichick
29 May 2010

spa quality bathroom.

spa quality bathroom.

Colour choice is important, soothing latte, pale stone, natural woods, to go with the white porcelein. The tavertine tiles are beautifull, but you may want to check…

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kiwichick
May 29, 2010 11:25 pm
Michelle
Michelle
28 May 2010

how to accessorise this room - pic attached

how to accessorise this room - pic attached

Love the feature colour, well done with that! :: :: I love your clock, (is it a clock?) but unfortunately proportion wise, it is too small for the feature wall I’m not…

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Michelle
May 28, 2010 8:19 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
28 May 2010

Thermal Qualities of Plantation Shutters - Alum v's Wood

Thermal Qualities of Plantation Shutters - Alum v's Wood

mmmm good question! :th: I can’t answer you; I haven’t heard anything about them.

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Michelle
May 28, 2010 8:04 pm
Michelle


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