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Michelle
Michelle
17 October 2009

Q about the rules of feature walls..

Q about the rules of feature walls..

typing while feeding baby so plz excuse lazy typing... ok so i get that feature walls should be a darker version of your main walls colour and the…

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Michelle
Oct 17, 2009 3:08 pm
Michelle
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
17 October 2009

Our Facade Colours

Our Facade Colours
1, 2

Zerosignal, your Somerton facade looks pretty identical to the MW display one... how come it was extra $$?? What made you decide on…

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Zerosignal
Oct 17, 2009 10:02 pm
kek
kek
19 October 2009

bedroom furniture

bedroom furniture

Just a word of caution with timber beds... if your room is not that spacious, or you're a bit clumsy (or…

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kek
Oct 19, 2009 6:32 pm
kek
Michelle
Michelle
20 October 2009

Calling out to Micccchhhhhele, please help?

Calling out to Micccchhhhhele, please help?

I think it’s nice to have the roof matching the g/doors. :wink: If you want you can do your front door lighter, as it’s the one in the shadows and may need a lift. :D

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Michelle
Oct 20, 2009 5:09 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
20 October 2009

Country house in need of renovation

Country house in need of renovation

Hi. I am moving into my new partners house in the country and need help with renovating. Its a rustic timber bungalow - timber ceilings, rafters…

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Michelle
Oct 20, 2009 5:26 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
20 October 2009

Kitchen colour

Kitchen colour

I like it….best thing about colours that are mottled; they have very good hiding properties. :)

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Michelle
Oct 20, 2009 5:30 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
21 October 2009

Please Help choose external colors please.

Please Help choose external colors please.

Thankyou, I forgot to mention the front gable of the house (above the front porch roof) is to be rendered. So would you make that the same color…

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Michelle
Oct 21, 2009 5:27 pm
Michelle

Dulux Bull Ring – NICE! :D When you consider theatre…

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Michelle
Oct 21, 2009 5:33 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
21 October 2009

Question for Michelle

Question for Michelle

Frosty….just looked at my major piece/module …..10 pages of it!!!!!! :shock: I got 68/70 for it. Only because she would have gritted her teeth to give 70 out 70…….. :? :?

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Michelle
Oct 21, 2009 5:41 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
21 October 2009

Interior colours.... will it compliment?

Interior colours.... will it compliment?

I have a question. Our home will be open plan living/kitchen/dining. I plan on having a white kitchen with grey feature cupboards and stainless…

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Michelle
Oct 21, 2009 5:52 pm
Michelle
chocoholic
chocoholic
23 October 2009

Can someone please help me find this item

Can someone please help me find this item

Contact all your garden centres. I saw a similar type in Sydney (Hills area) at two garden centres. Original price is $300 but it was on sale for $150. It was only 68cm…

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chocoholic
Oct 23, 2009 9:10 am
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inamet09
Oct 23, 2009 11:09 pm
inamet09
Dollar
Dollar
24 October 2009

External Colour Selections.

External Colour Selections.

Anyone have photos of their colourbond "paperbark" roof? Any photos would be much appreciated.

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Dollar
Oct 24, 2009 3:56 pm

I found this picture the other day. Although the colours are very strong in the example, you could get away with a cream top & beige bottom (on the wall) so it matches…

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serialstyler
Oct 25, 2009 1:54 pm
serialstyler
Salt&PepperMkII
Salt&PepperMkII
25 October 2009

Mushroom or Oyster Linea

Mushroom or Oyster Linea
1, 2

We used Oyster Linea in the powder room and kitchen - with Osprey Caesarstone.

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Salt&PepperMkII
Oct 25, 2009 2:33 pm
Michelle
Michelle
26 October 2009

Artsolutely - Absolute Art Solutions - Original Canvas Art

Artsolutely - Absolute Art Solutions - Original Canvas Art

Hi Stephanie, Only that I have had an email this morning from a member of this form you would be deleted from my forum for reasons mentioned in the rules of the forum.…

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Michelle
Oct 26, 2009 6:32 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
26 October 2009

So stuck please help!

So stuck please help!

Marina…you have a blank canvas with your colours, any colour will go. :wink:

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Michelle
Oct 26, 2009 7:31 pm
Michelle
all the sand
all the sand
27 October 2009

more fun....

more fun....

Frogger - Have you tried the visuliser thingo on the metricon website? I am finding it hard to work out my colours etc as i have not one arty type bone in my body…

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all the sand
Oct 27, 2009 2:13 pm
miloolimm
miloolimm
27 October 2009

White interior (moved from Finishing forum)

White interior (moved from Finishing forum)

Cheers Michelle, Vivid white it is as some of the rooms are a bit pokey and dark. And if you can get away with it I am going it just for the ease of painting with one…

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miloolimm
Oct 27, 2009 6:23 pm
Michelle
Michelle
29 October 2009

New table and chairs (pics inc) please help me!!

New table and chairs (pics inc) please help me!!

Very pretty, it will look fantastic with the black frames of the chair and bring out the grey in the granite, nice choice! :D :D

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Michelle
Oct 29, 2009 11:47 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
29 October 2009

Exterior Colour Scheme!

Exterior Colour Scheme!
1, 2

Hi All, I'm just new to tihs forum and joined because of this thread! My wife and I are building and need to choose bricks pretty quick. Has…

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Michelle
Oct 29, 2009 5:19 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
31 October 2009

Need quick colour fix for my 1980s kitchen

Need quick colour fix for my 1980s kitchen

Well if you are going to paint, a green is the way to go. Can you post a photo? Then we will know what strength you should do. :)

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Michelle
Oct 31, 2009 5:33 am
Michelle
wizard
wizard
31 October 2009

Help decorate my feature wall...

Help decorate my feature wall...

pinkfairymagic, web search paintzone, they have a huge range of wallpapers, and the staff are very helpful

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wizard
Oct 31, 2009 12:50 pm
wizard
Liz521964
Liz521964
31 October 2009

Urgent help needed - painter starts in morning!

Urgent help needed - painter starts in morning!

thanks Michelle. that's what I ended up going with. Skirtings the same as the wall or feature wall, doors, frames and windows white on white. Seems to look ok so far!

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Liz521964
Oct 31, 2009 12:55 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
31 October 2009

Mirror size

Mirror size

I'd go either a bit wider or a bit narrower than the buffet's width. Either way I think it'd look good. It also depends what's in the very close proximity of the buffet…

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grace_slick
Oct 31, 2009 9:01 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
grace_slick
31 October 2009

Grace!!

Grace!!

LMAO, I don't think they put Hogs Bristle in there at all, you know. Or maybe they accidentally fell on the paint can, kicked it over and some splashed onto a tiny part of…

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grace_slick
Oct 31, 2009 9:31 pm
grace_slick
Southies
Southies
2 November 2009

Curtain lace - 40 m roll in Brisbane

Curtain lace - 40 m roll in Brisbane

Have you tried online fabric outlets…

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Southies
Nov 02, 2009 1:19 pm
Southies
Dollar
Dollar
2 November 2009

I need help pllleeeeease, bathroom tiles and cabinets

I need help pllleeeeease, bathroom tiles and cabinets

...with some more thought going to leave it as is. I love the dark look and also love the bits of white (eg: vanity etc). The shower has some gorgeous large glass tiles…

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Dollar
Nov 02, 2009 6:32 pm
dadandsue
dadandsue
2 November 2009

Help with external selections, pretty please

Help with external selections, pretty please

Surfmist is great - 100% already selected that for my roof, fascia and guttering. Has a R1 insulation factor too compared to dark colours :: Dune is great for hiding the…

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dadandsue
Nov 02, 2009 11:57 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 November 2009

Alfreco area - help with wall colour

Alfreco area - help with wall colour

Sorry…..I missed that!! :oops: Very busy at the moment. If you have trouble, email them to me and I will post them when I can. viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1272

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Michelle
Nov 04, 2009 12:45 pm
Michelle
Trinna
Trinna
4 November 2009

white leather lounge and kids!

white leather lounge and kids!

Thanks everyone for your replies. I now have some fabric samples to play with: Mochachino (off white) from King furniture leather, and some microsuede tan type colours. …

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Trinna
Nov 04, 2009 1:33 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
4 November 2009

Dulux Metallic Range??

Dulux Metallic Range??

Anything "chocolate" just has to be positive ::kiss:: ::kiss:: ::kiss:: PS Gotta LOVE that new Dulux site.............NOT!!!! ::wink::

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MagicJ
Nov 04, 2009 6:25 pm
MagicJ

Looks a bit like Hog Bristle?? Light colours are ok….make sure you do a gloss finish so you can (hose :sh: ) your walls down if they get too dirty.…

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Michelle
Nov 05, 2009 6:48 am
Michelle
kek
kek
6 November 2009

Gardening tip for facades

Gardening tip for facades

If you have a bit of gardening confidence, too-big plants wouldn't be a drama. When plants get too big for the position they're in, you just dig 'em up and move 'em. Then…

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kek
Nov 06, 2009 7:42 am
kek
mrs_smith
mrs_smith
6 November 2009

Girls bedroom feature wall?

Girls bedroom feature wall?

I love the stripes!!! If not, the light purple in the original colour is gorgeous too :) I would even take that…

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mrs_smith
Nov 06, 2009 11:45 am
mrs_smith

:lol: :lol: :lol: OK, now BOTH of my legs have been pulled. I feel considerably taller already ::dizzy::

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MagicJ
Nov 06, 2009 5:00 pm
MagicJ
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Michelle
Nov 07, 2009 5:36 am
Michelle
mrs_smith
mrs_smith
7 November 2009

White Paints

White Paints

Haven't you heard? Blue is the new black ;) Tehehe Does that mean that there won't be hundreds of shades of "white" for me to be confused by when I eventually paint the…

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mrs_smith
Nov 07, 2009 10:43 am
mrs_smith
Frogger
Frogger
7 November 2009

What colour render to use??

What colour render to use??
1, 2, 3

Well that makes two of us then ;) lol Thanks for your help too!!! :)

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Frogger
Nov 07, 2009 3:24 pm
Michelle
Michelle
8 November 2009

Question!!!!!

Question!!!!!

hehe that I can help with... Its actually a Nippon paint and its just called 'Harbour' :) The paint that I put on the back of a large tile, has…

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Michelle
Nov 08, 2009 11:09 am
Michelle
swarvy
swarvy
9 November 2009

paint or stain?

paint or stain?

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/3069/i ... 271250.jpg This image is A home that had a combination of the Dark B&D timbertone door, The clients requested a timber stained…

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swarvy
Nov 09, 2009 12:03 am
Michelle
Michelle
9 November 2009

Just when I thought I knew what I wanted....

Just when I thought I knew what I wanted....

All I could find was the Pebble Bay; it is a little dark for internals. No….just found the Wattle Espresso Syrup. :shock: Question…..what is the look you are trying to…

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Michelle
Nov 09, 2009 6:27 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
9 November 2009

Do these colours match?? Please help!

Do these colours match?? Please help!

I’d probably go slightly darker with the cupboards….although I’m probably too late to answer as well. :( Sorry, been really busy!

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Michelle
Nov 09, 2009 6:48 pm
Michelle
Dollar
Dollar
9 November 2009

Sliding wardrobe colours

Sliding wardrobe colours

Thanks Michelle for the applause. I'm very happy now and less stressed! It's amazing how much I can stress over something so "minor" and with a quick phone call I can fix…

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Dollar
Nov 09, 2009 10:59 pm
swarvy
swarvy
10 November 2009

Double strength colours?

Double strength colours?

double strengh ,half strengh ,quarter strengh etc all are used to tie in colours . To use an example...... start with 250ML of white paint A populer colour like…

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swarvy
Nov 10, 2009 12:38 am

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