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annege
annege
14 September 2009

Are these colours too washed out for feature walls?

Are these colours too washed out for feature walls?

We had HB 1/2 and 1/4 in our old unit (1/4 above the picture rails, 1/2 beneath, with off-white trims and old polished timber floors) and it looked great - I liked it so…

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annege
Sep 14, 2009 10:59 am
dreamhome
dreamhome
14 September 2009

Michelle can you please have a look at my colours?

Michelle can you please have a look at my colours?

Hi there dreamhome, We are currently choosing colours for our kitchen and are thinking about the same colours as you. Designer white cupboards and…

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dreamhome
Sep 14, 2009 9:11 pm
dreamhome
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
16 September 2009

hogsbristle 1/2 or 1/4 strength

hogsbristle 1/2 or 1/4 strength

We ended up with Hog Bristle 1/2 and Peplum 1/4 (Took ages to get a 'white') lol.

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Zerosignal
Sep 16, 2009 7:48 pm
amyife
amyife
16 September 2009

Help ! Help my color selection please

Help ! Help my color selection please

Thanks, Michelle ~~now I'm given much confidence :D

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amyife
Sep 16, 2009 8:06 pm
Roar
Roar
17 September 2009

What strength of Paperbark on our quoins and window bands?

What strength of Paperbark on our quoins and window bands?

The quoins will be similar to those on this house but straight and smooth (not v-shaped). Of course we won't be having the sandstone... I guess they're made of some sort…

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Roar
Sep 17, 2009 8:23 pm
Emac
Emac
18 September 2009

Somebody please help. White Birch Window crisis.

Somebody please help. White Birch Window crisis.

Hi Magic J, After your colour suggestions I did some research into "fair bianca". There seemed to be lots of people warning that is comes out very yellow. Were the trims…

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Emac
Sep 18, 2009 11:14 am

Dulux Stowe White and the White Birch look really nice together. Not so much on screen but I have the samples here in my office, they look good. :wink:

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Michelle
Sep 19, 2009 12:18 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
19 September 2009

Glass Splashback to go with Espresso caesarstone benchtop

Glass Splashback to go with Espresso caesarstone benchtop

I wonder if a Blue Glass Splashback will work with this - from reading the above? :wink: I have also seen a Splashback by ASG Glass which has metal…

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Michelle
Sep 19, 2009 12:22 pm
Michelle
Crockers
Crockers
20 September 2009

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

I just read in the latest Home Beautiful that Graham & Brown wallpapers are now available at Bunnings. http://www.grahambrown.com.au/ Some of…

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Crockers
Sep 20, 2009 12:51 pm
kb46
kb46
20 September 2009

Curtain opinions needed!!

Curtain opinions needed!!

I've had the B option in my bedroom and the curtains end up looking too narrow and thin IMHO even when each pair join in the middle. You'll get a much more luxurious look…

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kb46
Sep 20, 2009 8:50 pm
pinkfairymagic
pinkfairymagic
20 September 2009

Slight paint dilemma

Slight paint dilemma

JMHO I love white ceilings, don't think you can go past them, always lovely!

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pinkfairymagic
Sep 20, 2009 9:30 pm
pinkfairymagic
clueless2009
clueless2009
22 September 2009

Help with exterior color choices

Help with exterior color choices

Hi this is my first post, my husband and I are building the Porter Davis Paddington 23…

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clueless2009
Sep 22, 2009 5:35 pm
sassypatty
sassypatty
22 September 2009

What Colour Should We Paint The Front Door???

What Colour Should We Paint The Front Door???

Oh what a lovely home! Jealous! :) I can't wait to get my own place... must be so much fun doing a little interior decorating! I think i'm a bit of a wuss when it comes…

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sassypatty
Sep 22, 2009 7:20 pm
Carmel
Carmel
22 September 2009

Eco Blinds

Eco Blinds

Thanks kek and Hels, Hels your home looks beautiful :: I am happy to hear that yours looked good kek. Friends of ours have had other products from the company we are using…

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Carmel
Sep 22, 2009 8:06 pm
Carmel
Michelle
Michelle
24 September 2009

White on White - is blue/grey - What is pure white?

White on White - is blue/grey - What is pure white?

A true white, as to what everyone knows, is just plain white. No tints no shades…..WHITE. Like your ceiling white, pure white. I get so annoyed with the paint companies…

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Michelle
Sep 24, 2009 10:21 am
Michelle
Danni
Danni
24 September 2009

BERKSHIRE WHITE - HAS ANYONE USED IT???

BERKSHIRE WHITE - HAS ANYONE USED IT???

Thanks everyone!! I appreciate your comments. I actually bought a 15l tin put it on the walls and didn't like it, to my husband's disgust!! You are right xquisite, it is a…

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Danni
Sep 24, 2009 10:38 pm
Danni
Danni
24 September 2009

Which white paint to choose - HELP!!!!

Which white paint to choose - HELP!!!!

Hi Felistopher, Just thought I'd let you know I chose berkshire white, bought a 15l tin to do our whole house, painted two big rooms, and didn't like…

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Danni
Sep 24, 2009 10:52 pm
Aly88
Aly88
25 September 2009

Wattyl Chino - help needed!

Wattyl Chino - help needed!

Thanks Jess09, I think those pics really helped seal the deal on the paint.. Definitely Beige Royal Quarter ::lol::

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Aly88
Sep 25, 2009 6:24 pm
kb46
kb46
25 September 2009

This is doing my head in :( Any suggestions welcomed

This is doing my head in :( Any suggestions welcomed
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I've had a few doubting moments (I have a thread here somewhere about it) - I…

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kb46
Sep 25, 2009 9:52 pm
miss81
miss81
26 September 2009

What colour shutters?? Now with another question...

What colour shutters?? Now with another question...

I vote white too - but I prefer the ones with the rod down the middle - those are what we have and I just adore them! :) Btw I LOVE LOVE LOVE your…

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miss81
Sep 26, 2009 9:11 am
miss81
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
26 September 2009

colour for my plantation shutters???

colour for my plantation shutters???

Do some companies do custom colours? Yeah good point, I dont know about custom colours, but one shutter place I went to (Victory) had 20 shades of cream to chose from.

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buildingwithhamra
Sep 26, 2009 6:24 pm
bluesteel
bluesteel
27 September 2009

Please help with my facade :(

Please help with my facade :(

hi, brick nougat , roof dark grey/black from your photo - nice ::smile:: gutters - monument, fascia - dune, garage - door dune (to blend in ) or monument to stand out , down…

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bluesteel
Sep 27, 2009 11:26 am
bluesteel
Mango
Mango
27 September 2009

Whisper or Stowe??

Whisper or Stowe??

What a rip off! Why dont you take the paint they are offering in the Stowe and replace with the same amount in the whisper that you can buy from bunnings. Surely Whisper…

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Mango
Sep 27, 2009 9:32 pm
suh
suh
28 September 2009

Another splashback question....it's finished and we're happy

Another splashback question....it's finished and we're happy
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Lovely Virginia, the green tinge goes great with the blue walls ::

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suh
Sep 28, 2009 9:02 am
suh
Michelle
Michelle
28 September 2009

locking castors to stop bed sliding on floor

locking castors to stop bed sliding on floor

This worked a treat in a motel room in Marla!! :lol:

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Michelle
Sep 28, 2009 7:05 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Sep 28, 2009 7:31 pm
Michelle
cazoraz
cazoraz
28 September 2009

Since you're offering Michelle...

Since you're offering Michelle...

Roof: Colorbond Ironstone Gutters: Colorbond Ironstone Frames: Coorbond Ironstone Fascia: ??? something light like Dune or Surfmist?? Garage…

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cazoraz
Sep 28, 2009 9:03 pm
cazoraz
Jose27
Jose27
28 September 2009

I think I have everyone??

I think I have everyone??

Thanks Michelle. DH chose the benchtop as he is the master chef in the house. We both love the Cacao Umber and wanted the kitchen to be the focal point of the house. The…

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Jose27
Sep 28, 2009 9:32 pm
Michelle
Michelle
28 September 2009

Help with finalising our exterior colours...Advice needed!

Help with finalising our exterior colours...Advice needed!

Dune it will be then! Thanks so much Michelle. It's great to have professional advice and reassurance, especially for first time builders like…

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Michelle
Sep 28, 2009 9:55 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
28 September 2009

Another Splashback question!

Another Splashback question!

Ahhhh, Michelle, just give 'em a fandeck and let 'em go for it :wink: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Michelle
Sep 28, 2009 10:06 pm
Michelle
MagicJ
MagicJ
28 September 2009

Modern home Decoration

Modern home Decoration

Are Latesh malik and Gregdill the same person? It's just that your posts sound very similar....

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MagicJ
Sep 28, 2009 10:44 pm
MagicJ
gweluphome
gweluphome
29 September 2009

House styling questions...

House styling questions...

Hi CJ, I actually love the idea of the wallpaper and bedlinen as long as they are not on the same wall and depending on how big the room is. If you are putting the bed on…

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gweluphome
Sep 29, 2009 10:45 am
buzz
buzz
29 September 2009

Colour advice, please help!

Colour advice, please help!

Love the taubmans china doll Edin, not at all pink. Should look great! :D buzz

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buzz
Sep 29, 2009 1:03 pm
buzz
Salt&PepperMkII
Salt&PepperMkII
29 September 2009

Splashback too much?

Splashback too much?

Yep, the colours together are a big NO NO!!! It wouldve looked good if you had white cupboards..

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Salt&PepperMkII
Sep 29, 2009 10:55 pm
Jess09
Jess09
30 September 2009

Which Laminex Diamondgloss benchtop??

Which Laminex Diamondgloss benchtop??

hey aly - i know this is a completely different option but is it worth shopping around for caesarstone or something and having a new benchtop installed after handover? i…

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Jess09
Sep 30, 2009 12:00 am
Jess09
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Michelle
Sep 30, 2009 6:32 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
30 September 2009

Doo you paint the door

Doo you paint the door

I try to avoid using walls with doors in them as feature walls. The door just throws the whole thing out. Alternatively…. You can leave the door the original colour,…

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Michelle
Sep 30, 2009 10:57 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
30 September 2009

Bricks, Gutters, Fascias etc etc...

Bricks, Gutters, Fascias etc etc...

CB Jasper for Gutters and Downpipes CB Sandbank for Fascias and Garage Door with Boral Brushwood Bricks... Much better, I’m happy…

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Michelle
Sep 30, 2009 6:37 pm
Michelle
M!ssy
M!ssy
30 September 2009

Michelle, please help us make our bedroom beautiful!

Michelle, please help us make our bedroom beautiful!

What about something red/moroon to work with the feature tile of the ensuite?

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M!ssy
Sep 30, 2009 7:04 pm
M!ssy
Michelle
Michelle
30 September 2009

does anyone have this light in their home?

does anyone have this light in their home?

Give thought to how you will clean it/them?….. :D ::wornout::

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Michelle
Sep 30, 2009 7:36 pm
Michelle
Jazzie
Jazzie
2 October 2009

Wattyl Orchid - what colour ceilings & skirts?

Wattyl Orchid - what colour ceilings & skirts?

Hi Michelle, I'm reasonably new here & loving this forum :D While I was in paint store getting paint for the fascias before the roof goes on, I grabbed a handful of…

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Jazzie
Oct 02, 2009 7:49 pm
Jazzie
suh
suh
2 October 2009

bright silver venetians

bright silver venetians

LMAO but it's so true :shock:

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suh
Oct 02, 2009 9:34 pm
suh
newby126
newby126
3 October 2009

Colour scheme to work with brown Kalahari slate

Colour scheme to work with brown Kalahari slate

HI Michelle, if we were to use your dulux "sea crystal" (or similar) could you please recommend a colour for the walls? The wall colour would need to flow through the…

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newby126
Oct 03, 2009 7:31 pm
Gester
Gester
4 October 2009

My colour selection for your comment

My colour selection for your comment

Hi c-lo! Just noticed that you have chosen the same wall colour as us as well! Unfortunately we have just notice a problem with Plantation/Henley when they go to mix this…

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Gester
Oct 04, 2009 5:26 pm
serialstyler
serialstyler
5 October 2009

Bedroom furniture advice

Bedroom furniture advice

TY! Re the OP, I have seen the odd bedside table with white…

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serialstyler
Oct 05, 2009 7:31 am
serialstyler
kerrin62
kerrin62
5 October 2009

What colour carpet??

What colour carpet??

Sounds like you need to replace the carpet! :lol: I would go for a medium shade Taupe colour that is easier to clean but not so dark that it shows pieces of lint and fluff etc.

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kerrin62
Oct 05, 2009 10:16 am
kerrin62
rachaelc
rachaelc
5 October 2009

Help & advice with colour reno of my bedroom *pics*

Help & advice with colour reno of my bedroom *pics*

Hi Serialstyler Thanks for the reply & that website has some fantastic designs. I went into a manchester shop today and there was a very helpful girl who suggested some…

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rachaelc
Oct 05, 2009 5:55 pm
rachaelc
sandy
sandy
5 October 2009

Mirror vs Artwork over fireplace

Mirror vs Artwork over fireplace

I'm a big fan of mirrors above a fireplace. It will really open up the room, plus you don't have to worry about matching artwork to existing colours!

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sandy
Oct 05, 2009 6:32 pm
suh
suh
7 October 2009

Just when I thought it was over

Just when I thought it was over
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I'm brave, but it would seem DH is not ::frown:: but he thought he was ::angry:: so we think our main colour will be Laminex Charcoal, which I saw on mek's kitchen (loved it mek) with…

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suh
Oct 07, 2009 1:01 pm
suh


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