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kiwichick
kiwichick
14 May 2010

Whole house colour scheme - beige + white

Whole house colour scheme - beige + white

Still in progress, photos later,happy to share ideas though

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kiwichick
May 14, 2010 9:15 pm
zeke
zeke
14 May 2010

Hiding an ugly old AC unit

Hiding an ugly old AC unit

Just a thought - is the unit really that yellow or is it a bit grimy/smoke-stained etc? I'd be tempted as a first option to attempt a really thorough clean with either a…

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zeke
May 14, 2010 10:14 pm
zeke
free will
free will
17 May 2010

Help me decide on my floors please!!!

Help me decide on my floors please!!!

We have some of that vinyl fake wood flooring. Horrible stuff - looks very cheap and nasty. Cleans well though and we have had since moving in ages ago. It will be…

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free will
May 17, 2010 8:03 pm
Michelle
Michelle
18 May 2010

Blinds & Shutters

Blinds & Shutters

OK!!! :roll: :lol: I must be behind the times, what colours are available in Roman Blinds now? Have you had a look at colours?

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Michelle
May 18, 2010 9:09 pm
Michelle
mishb
mishb
20 May 2010

Decorating My Lounge

Decorating My Lounge
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

:n: now now .... all good things come to those who wait -…

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mishb
May 20, 2010 10:43 pm
Michelle
Michelle
21 May 2010

Replies to threads and posts……

Replies to threads and posts……

Must be working again…I got this one. :roll:

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Michelle
May 21, 2010 6:17 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
23 May 2010

Lounge Window dressing

Lounge Window dressing

Are you having timber floor in that room or carpet?

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Michelle
May 23, 2010 4:47 pm
Michelle
kiwichick
kiwichick
24 May 2010

wallpaper

wallpaper

If the paper does not come off cleanly, you will need to get a steamer, its warm damp heat helps get under the glue/paper and you get a clean lift. Rent from a hire depot

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kiwichick
May 24, 2010 7:33 pm
Purple Butterfly
Purple Butterfly
24 May 2010

Having second thoughts about bathroom colours UPDATE

Having second thoughts about bathroom colours UPDATE
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Thanks for the pictures Frogger :D , we havn't paid the variation yet or officially changed the colours as we need to go up to Perth and change tiles first. I will see what…

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Purple Butterfly
May 24, 2010 11:36 pm
Purple Butterfly
Michelle
Michelle
25 May 2010

Bathroom looking tile feature wall

Bathroom looking tile feature wall

What makes a feature wall work……is what you put it with! So yes, go for it with your vanities. :D

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Michelle
May 25, 2010 6:21 am
Michelle
hiccup
hiccup
25 May 2010

Balustrade on stairs in - photos

Balustrade on stairs in - photos

Gorgeous! We are having the same - s/steel vertical balustrades with timber handrail. We will also have matching timber treads and white painted…

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hiccup
May 25, 2010 10:07 am
Michelle
Michelle
25 May 2010

Help with renovation

Help with renovation

See how you go……otherwise I will help you out another way. :wink: Hang in there with learning though, it makes the forum so much more fun for you if you learn. :D

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Michelle
May 25, 2010 6:44 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
25 May 2010

I Think I Like Orange!!!

I Think I Like Orange!!!

YES…..I like the Orangeade also! Well done :z: :z:

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Michelle
May 25, 2010 6:46 pm
Michelle
Nott
Nott
26 May 2010

Do u put vases on the dining table?

Do u put vases on the dining table?

my kitchen, dining and living room is in a row, and TV is in the living rm. While cooking, I still could watch and listen to the TV. Our dinners are always with Mr TV :lol: :lol:

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Nott
May 26, 2010 7:07 am
Nott
Michelle
Michelle
26 May 2010

KAS Warehouse Sale - Sydney

KAS Warehouse Sale - Sydney

Who’s shopping then? :D Not me……………….. :(

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Michelle
May 26, 2010 6:13 pm
Michelle
all the sand
all the sand
27 May 2010

Bathroom looking tile or not ?

Bathroom looking tile or not ?

They are lovely, my fav is the bottom bluey coloured one.

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all the sand
May 27, 2010 10:32 pm
Michelle
Michelle
28 May 2010

How to dress sliding doors

How to dress sliding doors

I’d get the chrome rods, I’m sure you will have some chrome or stainless in other parts of the house? At least with chrome it will go with any colour fabric you…

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Michelle
May 28, 2010 8:00 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
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
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
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
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Michelle
May 31, 2010 6:35 pm
Michelle
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Dulux Diplomatic…

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Michelle
Jun 08, 2010 7:05 pm
Michelle
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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