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Michelle
Michelle
9 June 2009

Thoughts on external colour selections

Thoughts on external colour selections

NO your house will look balanced! Slate grey roof…..Monument garage door. What people sometimes forget is to bring the roofline down, somewhere, so it’s a balanced…

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Michelle
Jun 09, 2009 9:52 pm
Michelle
fik
fik
10 June 2009

Help needed with colours - China White?

Help needed with colours - China White?

Thanks Jo K. It looks really nice in your photos. The first photo looks like similar size windows to the kids bedrooms so that gives me a good idea.

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fik
Jun 10, 2009 10:25 am
englyn
englyn
11 June 2009

Colour for furniture to go with bamboo floorboards

Colour for furniture to go with bamboo floorboards

Are medium colours an option? I'm thinking (hoping!?) that the Marri dining table I have in mind will go beautifully with natural bamboo floor...

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englyn
Jun 11, 2009 3:24 pm
englyn
englyn
11 June 2009

Michelle can you please help with this colour?

Michelle can you please help with this colour?

I like the colour it is :P and dark purple wouldn't be any more girlie in my opinion. How about some sheer white or soft pink fabric draped around somehow?

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englyn
Jun 11, 2009 3:33 pm
paulhend
paulhend
11 June 2009

creative genii please

creative genii please

great idea.........mini spots it is

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paulhend
Jun 11, 2009 6:05 pm

Could anyone pretty please photoshop this facade with thefollowing colours?!?!? It would remain very much appreciated. External: Bricks: Boral Sandy Beach Roof tiles:…

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stanleyho
Jun 11, 2009 6:32 pm
doghouse
doghouse
12 June 2009

Where to find wallpaper samples in Melbourne

Where to find wallpaper samples in Melbourne

Hi - our local Paint Spot in Bentleigh has a huge range, including Porters and lots of European brands etc. A big range and from good price to very expensive. They also…

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doghouse
Jun 12, 2009 10:06 pm
doghouse
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claego
Jun 12, 2009 10:34 pm
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Jazzy4
Jun 13, 2009 12:00 pm
Skippa1
Skippa1
30 June 2009

Can you lay tiles on shower base if your house is on stumps?

Can you lay tiles on shower base if your house is on stumps?

No offense.. but those universal shower bases look rotten with the tiles being cut 1/2 way.. not a good look in my opinion, I guess that's becasue of the "limited" amount…

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Skippa1
Jun 30, 2009 8:42 pm
Skippa1

If you are keeping all the wood and want a contemporary look ......I would probably go whites and solid colours - white or glass table white…

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sashatheman
Jun 14, 2009 10:34 pm
englyn
englyn
15 June 2009

Carept and wall colours...any design "rules"?

Carept and wall colours...any design "rules"?

Beware of Fair Bianca. I've had it turn out way more creamy than it looks and not going with coffee / Hog Bristle tones at all.

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englyn
Jun 15, 2009 1:27 pm
hensfraser
hensfraser
15 June 2009

Colour Help please anyone - especially Michelle

Colour Help please anyone - especially Michelle

Hi Michelle, AReally appreciate your advice. I tend to agree with you. Will let you know final choice after wed. Thanks Again ::smile::

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hensfraser
Jun 15, 2009 9:46 pm
muzzman
muzzman
16 June 2009

Too much chocolate.... not a good thing?

Too much chocolate.... not a good thing?

Hey zjas, This is a bit off topic too... I left a post on the flooring topic the other day asking about dark chocolate floorboards. I have seen them here in Canada but…

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muzzman
Jun 16, 2009 4:30 am
muzzman
Michelle
Michelle
17 June 2009

Help with tips on decorating

Help with tips on decorating
1, 2, 3

Michelle, do you mind if I ask - what are your thoughts on the best ways to protect timber floors from the furniture? I'd love to hear you radio…

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Michelle
Jun 17, 2009 5:25 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Jun 17, 2009 6:34 pm
Michelle
chicky
chicky
19 June 2009

Help with white choice

Help with white choice

Many thanks Michelle, the Lexicon looks good!! Thats brilliant, thanks so much.

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chicky
Jun 19, 2009 9:08 am
Michelle
Michelle
20 June 2009

External colour placement...

External colour placement...

NO……as it’s the front that matters with ALL the colour selections on it. The back and the sides will be fine. :D

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Michelle
Jun 20, 2009 4:07 pm
Michelle
JenStar
JenStar
21 June 2009

White porcelain polished rectified sealed floor tile advice

White porcelain polished rectified sealed floor tile advice

Thank you all for your replies. I have taken another trip around the tiles shops and have come up with a grey porcelain rectified sealed polished tile. It does have a…

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JenStar
Jun 21, 2009 10:38 am
Michelle
Michelle
22 June 2009

Looking for Dulux colours that match.. or closely match

Looking for Dulux colours that match.. or closely match

Every paint company will mix each other colours. What you chose before in one brand can be mixed in another. :wink:

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Michelle
Jun 22, 2009 5:32 pm
Michelle
kdlh
kdlh
23 June 2009

help please - external wall colour

help please - external wall colour

thanks for your thoughts, i am off to get a sample and have a look. will let you know how i go an d the final colour chosen as i only have a few days left. yikes.

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kdlh
Jun 23, 2009 9:34 am
Becster
Becster
23 June 2009

Second guessing our color selection...PLEASE HELP!

Second guessing our color selection...PLEASE HELP!

Absolutely!! We have our practical completion meeting/walk through this afternoon so I will take my camera along. "Chocolate heaven sparkle" will go in in a few weeks,…

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Becster
Jun 23, 2009 2:10 pm
ollie
ollie
23 June 2009

dining table

dining table

Thanks so much Su. It looks just like the one I am thinking of with Chrome legs...just love it. Promise not to sue you if they wreck it. Cheers.

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ollie
Jun 23, 2009 4:01 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 June 2009

For Hutchy!!!!!

For Hutchy!!!!!

Hutchy….just in case you read this before it disappears on to the next page. :D My new fax number is my phone number……02 4422 5035 In case you want to send me…

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Michelle
Jun 24, 2009 1:34 pm
Michelle
erinleigh
erinleigh
24 June 2009

Will manor red doors go with these colours.....

Will manor red doors go with these colours.....

I like those colors too! Look's really good together and I love the idea of a bright red door. Good luck! :D

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erinleigh
Jun 24, 2009 5:38 pm
erinleigh
Michelle
Michelle
24 June 2009

Roof colour for modern house in Adelaide Hills

Roof colour for modern house in Adelaide Hills

OK found the colours….Taubmans!!!! :roll: :lol: Very nice. Jasper will work nicely with either colour. Honestly….. And I believe in LOW maintenance homes, I would do the…

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Michelle
Jun 24, 2009 6:44 pm
Michelle
Loulabelle
Loulabelle
24 June 2009

Colour or beige?

Colour or beige?

Thanks Michelle for your help. :D I love both those colours there. In the bathrooms we are using a haymans wall hung unit. It's a white gloss polyurethane, it's an all…

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Loulabelle
Jun 24, 2009 9:05 pm
Loulabelle
Loulabelle
Loulabelle
26 June 2009

TV Now: Cracking the Colour Code

TV Now: Cracking the Colour Code

It seems to be a series, on every wed for the next 4-5 weeks.

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Loulabelle
Jun 26, 2009 12:03 pm
Loulabelle
rookie
rookie
26 June 2009

External colours

External colours

Thanks Michelle. Wasn't sure about a dark coloured garage door but have seen some pictures and it looks great when the lawn is green!

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rookie
Jun 26, 2009 4:20 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
26 June 2009

Another staple gun chair rescue!

Another staple gun chair rescue!

I just covered over the existing foam and material. I stapled the back of the seat first so i could pull the front curved corners really tight,…

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fairy blue
Jun 26, 2009 8:28 pm
fairy blue
Michelle
Michelle
27 June 2009

fixing 3D art work to wall like a floating shelf

fixing 3D art work to wall like a floating shelf

Go to a framing store; see if they have anything you need. :D Other than that, you will just have to buy the whole shelving kit and only use out of it what you need.

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Michelle
Jun 27, 2009 8:33 am
Michelle
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
28 June 2009

External Colour - Bagged Finish

External Colour - Bagged Finish

Thank you very much Michelle, really appreciate your advice ! Time to get on the phone with the builder.... :wink:

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blessedpeople
Jun 28, 2009 2:29 pm
blessedpeople
thechlochlo
thechlochlo
28 June 2009

OK i need some colour help for blinds

OK i need some colour help for blinds

Hi there :D You have picked some really nice colours for your home, I'm with Michellle and say #2 but I also like #3 we're also trying to choose blind colours, it so…

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thechlochlo
Jun 28, 2009 3:31 pm
thechlochlo
Laine
Laine
29 June 2009

Help needed please michelle

Help needed please michelle

Thanks Michelle - it's so good to have you to confirm my thoughts about colour! Another shade I really like is Sago.

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Laine
Jun 29, 2009 9:07 am
Sharon
Sharon
29 June 2009

Rugs

Rugs

I think rugs are one of the hardest things to pick for a room!...Maybe paint as well :lol:

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Sharon
Jun 29, 2009 6:16 pm
Michelle
Michelle
29 June 2009

Colour therapy

Colour therapy

Michelle sounds very interesting, my husband and I would love to hear how it works for your clients as we have more than our share of illness…

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Michelle
Jun 29, 2009 6:20 pm
Michelle
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Taffy
Jun 30, 2009 8:51 am
Taffy
fairy blue
fairy blue
30 June 2009

Thanks to Photogirl and JellyLegs!

Thanks to Photogirl and JellyLegs!

Well, mine have been christened with Spag Bol already :roll: :roll: I should have put some scotch guard or something on them because my attempts to…

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fairy blue
Jun 30, 2009 9:28 pm
fairy blue
aajinoz
aajinoz
2 July 2009

Need assistance urgently pls-render colour with Musket Haze

Need assistance urgently pls-render colour with Musket Haze
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks Lisa. We are really happy. My DH did a very professional job and saved us $900 in…

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aajinoz
Jul 02, 2009 2:08 am
Michelle
Michelle
2 July 2009

exterior colour

exterior colour

I haven’t forgotten you….. I have a fare bit of work on at the moment. As soon as I can I will look at this for you. :D

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Michelle
Jul 02, 2009 6:59 pm
Michelle
Tillie
Tillie
3 July 2009

Internal french door colour

Internal french door colour

Thanks for your reply Michelle and Donuts :D The door is just one pane of glass Donuts and can see if it was a 10 panel door, it could have been made a feature. Actually…

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Tillie
Jul 03, 2009 10:50 am
Salt&Pepper
Salt&Pepper
3 July 2009

Colours for furniture

Colours for furniture

Yep, I agree. Your house is even whiter than my house - and I thought my house was white. Its got white porcelain tiles, white ceilings, wall, archs, skirts. But light…

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Salt&Pepper
Jul 03, 2009 10:12 pm
Salt&Pepper
tammyb
tammyb
4 July 2009

Hi im new - need some help!!

Hi im new - need some help!!

hey guys, many thanks for your help!! Love your kitchen stressed out, thanks so much for posting a photo always nice to see it "in real life"!! Will keep my eye out for…

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tammyb
Jul 04, 2009 9:03 pm
Michelle
Michelle
6 July 2009

Examples of colour schemes?

Examples of colour schemes?

I would suggest you spend some time looking over people blogs and posts in the building forum. There are lots of photos in there. You won’t find one magazine to show…

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Michelle
Jul 06, 2009 5:28 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
6 July 2009

wife and hubby can't agree, need other opinions

wife and hubby can't agree, need other opinions

If the colours in the pic are a good representation I like the tiles that you have. The brown looks like more of a taupe, which is a good…

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Michelle
Jul 06, 2009 6:13 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
6 July 2009

Too much White? Opinions please

Too much White? Opinions please

It sounds fine i was worried to much brown tones told Hubby house was going to look like a big turd if he kept picking…

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Michelle
Jul 06, 2009 6:30 pm
Michelle
Sharon
Sharon
6 July 2009

French Provincial

French Provincial

Why didn't I think of that :::

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Sharon
Jul 06, 2009 6:48 pm


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