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Helyn
Helyn
7 July 2009

decorating with plates

decorating with plates

They must have much more sedate outdoor affairs than than the backyard BBQ's I go to - kids kicking footys, backyard cricket ... smash, there goes another plate ::hyst:: But…

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Helyn
Jul 07, 2009 4:49 pm
Helyn
Michelle
Michelle
8 July 2009

Advice needed....

Advice needed....

LOVE the 2 toned cabinetry! :: There…that’s as honest as I can be! :wink: Go for it….once the tiles go in you…

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Michelle
Jul 08, 2009 6:38 pm
Michelle
Ben01
Ben01
8 July 2009

More paint of same colour - Advice please?

More paint of same colour - Advice please?

thanks heaps coopsmummy!!! I didnt think there was a dulux trade place where i live but on my way to bunnings this arvo I happened to see one!! So yes went in and spoke…

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Ben01
Jul 08, 2009 11:35 pm
Michelle
Michelle
10 July 2009

What’s the difference?

What’s the difference?

Between an interior decorator and a designer? Thought I would post this up again, just so people know what they might need while building. There is a difference in the 2…

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Michelle
Jul 10, 2009 2:05 am
Michelle
kyton
kyton
10 July 2009

Can someone recommend an exterior designer?

Can someone recommend an exterior designer?

Mich does online consultations - you can PM her for pricing.

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kyton
Jul 10, 2009 9:47 am
kyton
meghan
meghan
10 July 2009

Question about Laminate

Question about Laminate

The place we went to was called Mitchell Laminates, a manufacturer and supplier of laminate here in Melbourne. http://www.mitchelllaminates.com.au/ml/default.aspx I'm not…

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meghan
Jul 10, 2009 10:22 pm
Michelle
Michelle
11 July 2009

Confused over Wall Colour - need to decide in 3 days!

Confused over Wall Colour - need to decide in 3 days!

Um :? ….I was thinking you would change it all over to flokati???

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Michelle
Jul 11, 2009 11:59 am
Michelle
JellyLegs
JellyLegs
11 July 2009

Our Bookshelves

Our Bookshelves

Thanks! We're really pleased with how it came out. It looks a lot better than what we anticipated, so really no complaints from us at all.

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JellyLegs
Jul 11, 2009 1:41 pm
JellyLegs
aajinoz
aajinoz
12 July 2009

Rug-affordable store Melbourne for modern good quality???

Rug-affordable store Melbourne for modern good quality???

Thanks to all replies. Well our day went well. We had previously been to HN but found there rugs very expensive. So we were driving down to Collingwood as I has seen a…

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aajinoz
Jul 12, 2009 10:35 am
braveheart
braveheart
12 July 2009

Does "pepperdust" match "frosty white" or "designer white"?

Does "pepperdust" match "frosty white" or "designer white"?

jspitz I think designer white with pepperdust would provide a good contrast, but frosty white would blend nicely with pepperdust.

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braveheart
Jul 12, 2009 10:54 am

Melissa, can you start your own post here in my forum for me? Put what you put in the PM to me in a thread of your own, so I don’t forget to look for you …

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Michelle
Jul 13, 2009 7:07 am
Michelle
seeking solutions
seeking solutions
13 July 2009

Wattyl Flokati - any comparatives in Dulux or British?

Wattyl Flokati - any comparatives in Dulux or British?

Found an on-line swatch. To see it: • go to http://www.wattyl.com.au • select colour designer • select lounge • colour scheme F • hover…

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seeking solutions
Jul 13, 2009 12:42 pm
seeking solutions
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 July 2009

Looking for curtains...look no more!

Looking for curtains...look no more!
1, 2

just did a search for curtain stores and came across this thread. What u think of the curtains you have put in? any issues with the curtains…

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2009 10:06 pm
mattwalker
Tillie
Tillie
15 July 2009

?? Colour of security door

?? Colour of security door

Thanks for the extra surety Thorney and also gemmaandlilly ::lol:: I have organised to meet a man today to get a quote for it all ::lol:: He is actually supplying my brother with all of…

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Tillie
Jul 15, 2009 8:20 am
Michelle
Michelle
16 July 2009

Exterior colours

Exterior colours

Hi All, Great advice Michelle! I am almost ready to build & am up to bricks & colours Can anyone give some brick style & colours, feature bagging…

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Michelle
Jul 16, 2009 11:03 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
16 July 2009

Opinion needed for exterior colors

Opinion needed for exterior colors

Every time I look at the front drawing of your home I see full brick on the front…

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Michelle
Jul 16, 2009 5:45 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
16 July 2009

Front Facade Help Please :)

Front Facade Help Please :)

Yep…Jasper, it will look lovely with your bricks :D

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Michelle
Jul 16, 2009 5:56 pm
Michelle
englyn
englyn
16 July 2009

Paint colour - exterior vs gloss vs interior

Paint colour - exterior vs gloss vs interior

Thankyou Michelle! ::lol:: trouble is the paint colours I have in photo 2 are theoretically both the same colour... I will take your advice re. satin finish and hopefully it…

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englyn
Jul 16, 2009 10:13 pm
Jochicho
Jochicho
17 July 2009

What colour furniture with floorboards??

What colour furniture with floorboards??

Well, you have SuH's advice there and it's spot on (but then again you expect it from her after seeing her gorgeous house) but just wanted to say lovely house! beautiful…

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Jochicho
Jul 17, 2009 12:29 am

I love seeing photos in homes. I printed off a bunch of photos in black and white and bought about 30 frames and have made a photo wall in my stairwell. It looks great…

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House-To-Be
Jul 17, 2009 3:02 pm
tamamontu
tamamontu
17 July 2009

Help with render color selection.

Help with render color selection.

Thanks for posting the photo. That looks quiet nice, I hope ours turns out as good. We are having a color bond woodlandgrey roof.

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tamamontu
Jul 17, 2009 6:13 pm
Michelle
Michelle
18 July 2009

Interior Design Colour Scheme Help Needed?

Interior Design Colour Scheme Help Needed?

The only way to make the space larger is to paint it all a light colour, no feature walls. Then use an accent colour for the cushions and so forth. I would suggest an off…

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Michelle
Jul 18, 2009 10:28 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
18 July 2009

For Waynem!!!

For Waynem!!!

Darker colour (Tristan) in the indent of the back façade, lower level, where the back sliding doors are. Tristan on the front wall with the window. :D

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Michelle
Jul 18, 2009 10:34 am
Michelle
brendondanielle
brendondanielle
18 July 2009

Anyone bought at Suite Deals Ex-Display Furniture?

Anyone bought at Suite Deals Ex-Display Furniture?

Probably does depend on what they get in at the time. If you lived close it would be ideal because you could keep dropping in for a look. Or maybe that might be too dangerous. :D

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brendondanielle
Jul 18, 2009 4:09 pm
ethomas09
ethomas09
18 July 2009

Suggestions needed reg. tiles.

Suggestions needed reg. tiles.

I quite like this look, with the stone as a splashback, but only a small amount Then you could put a white tile as the stove top splashback…

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ethomas09
Jul 18, 2009 7:40 pm
seeking solutions
seeking solutions
19 July 2009

Great Design inspiration website!

Great Design inspiration website!

I also like this one http://trendsideas.com/Default.aspx?region=23 ::cool::

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seeking solutions
Jul 19, 2009 6:09 pm
seeking solutions
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Rodda
Jul 20, 2009 8:00 am
Rodda
mindles28
mindles28
20 July 2009

External Render Colour - Need Help

External Render Colour - Need Help

Hi Michelle, Have you seen the latest pics of my rendering in my latest post on Friday i think? :D

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mindles28
Jul 20, 2009 5:19 pm
Michelle
Michelle
20 July 2009

Replacement Dining Chairs

Replacement Dining Chairs

THanks muchly Mish. I've taken a look at that one on page 4 & I think I like the 2nd one you posted, the best. Will price it at work tomorrow,…

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Michelle
Jul 20, 2009 5:20 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
20 July 2009

Lounge style

Lounge style

Bit hard not to answer straight away, I’ve been at it for the last few hours. ::wornout::

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Michelle
Jul 20, 2009 7:18 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
20 July 2009

Would love opinion on Exterior colours (Dulux Barnfloor??)

Would love opinion on Exterior colours (Dulux Barnfloor??)

I’ve just added the classic cream in, yes nice contrast My pleasure, good luck and have fun. :D

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Michelle
Jul 20, 2009 7:58 pm
Michelle
Always Building
Always Building
20 July 2009

Cutting down venetian Eco blinds - please help

Cutting down venetian Eco blinds - please help

Being Eco blinds they are made from PVC. The heat of the saw blade will melt the slats as you are cutting them.

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Always Building
Jul 20, 2009 8:46 pm
kerrin62
kerrin62
22 July 2009

help needed with fabric

help needed with fabric

Thanks Michelle. I will get a coordinating plain fabric.

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kerrin62
Jul 22, 2009 7:04 pm
kerrin62
Michelle
Michelle
24 July 2009

Rendering

Rendering

Sorry, I think it looks good just how it is. If you get too carried away with too many extras, it will look too busy. :wink:

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Michelle
Jul 24, 2009 11:46 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
24 July 2009

Cornice/skirting colour to match Warm Neutral & Hog Bristle

Cornice/skirting colour to match Warm Neutral & Hog Bristle

Yes, and that's where you went wrong, opening that rotten catalogue. :lol: There’s NOT a white to be seen in it! ::angry:: They all have tints and shades added to them, so you are…

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Michelle
Jul 24, 2009 1:11 pm
Michelle
Tillie
Tillie
25 July 2009

Which carpet for my tiles

Which carpet for my tiles

Thankyou very much to everyone for their opinions/advice :D Number 3 was my first choice, but then people were swaying me away from it because it was going to be too dark…

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Tillie
Jul 25, 2009 7:21 am
Sharon
Sharon
26 July 2009

Colour of curtains & walls

Colour of curtains & walls

Spotlite has a great range. I am not sure if there is a spolite near you at all. There is also a good book that shows you step by step on curtain making, put out by…

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Sharon
Jul 26, 2009 10:09 am
Michelle
Michelle
27 July 2009

Hog Bristle ¼ strength

Hog Bristle ¼ strength

Michelle- Not sure if this is useful, but here is a sales slideshow I did of an apartment I recently sold myself. The walls in the living area…

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Michelle
Jul 27, 2009 7:25 am
Michelle
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CarolineJ
Jul 27, 2009 7:56 pm
mav999
mav999
27 July 2009

What colour gutters and facia??

What colour gutters and facia??

gutters definitley ironstone...could a surfmist fascia work? sharpen it up? i am terrible with colours..i had to find a place we both loved ...and then copy it..no risks for me ;)

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mav999
Jul 27, 2009 9:05 pm
Southies
Southies
28 July 2009

Upholstery Recommendations in Sydney (and Cushion Makers)

Upholstery Recommendations in Sydney (and Cushion Makers)

If you can get on to the M7, I can recommend Australian Lounge Designs at Hoxton Park 9608 2200 . Ask for Flavio.

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Southies
Jul 28, 2009 5:21 pm
Southies
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
28 July 2009

Colour combination for verandah

Colour combination for verandah

You could use anything - Laserlite, Weathertex, Cedar cladding boards etc

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Dukekamaya
Jul 28, 2009 7:11 pm
Dukekamaya
Hels
Hels
29 July 2009

Help with upholsterer in Melb and fabric choice please.

Help with upholsterer in Melb and fabric choice please.

That's some great advice, thanks :) Royalblue - I will check out those fabrics and website, thanks. Annitom - I can't remember the exact colour of the carpet as we don't…

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Hels
Jul 29, 2009 8:44 am
Hels


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