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clath
clath
23 May 2009

How do we make our home look like this ?

How do we make our home look like this ?
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::dizzy:: ohh those pics are gorgeous decor, paint colors, wish wish i could get my house to look like that ::sad:: moneyyyyyyy

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clath
May 23, 2009 8:42 pm
clath
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kristofw
May 24, 2009 11:48 am
kristofw
Taffy
Taffy
24 May 2009

Colorbond Monument Roof

Colorbond Monument Roof
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The bricks in the second pic are the same as mine they are boral graphite. I ordered them because I wanted them to look like the display, but......... They came through a…

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Taffy
May 24, 2009 9:55 pm
Taffy
Tillie
Tillie
25 May 2009

White or cream curtains/carpet and tiles colour???

White or cream curtains/carpet and tiles colour???

Thankyou very much Michelle on your advice it greatly appreciated. I had changed my mind since my last post and thought maybe I would go with the white curtains, but just…

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Tillie
May 25, 2009 11:22 pm
Jochicho
Jochicho
25 May 2009

Bar stools!!

Bar stools!!

On the topic of bar stools, we were looking at some at Ikea on the weekend and noticed that there are a few heights... if you are having a normal kitchen island 900mm high…

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Jochicho
May 25, 2009 11:43 pm
ani
ani
26 May 2009

Can anyone suggest a feature colour for my playroom

Can anyone suggest a feature colour for my playroom
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I really love your colours and the fuzzy rug! But I hope it's easy to clean if it gets biscuit mooshed in there from the kids!

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ani
May 26, 2009 11:24 pm
ani
Kristi
Kristi
29 May 2009

With Staple Gun In Hand..I did what Photogirl did!

With Staple Gun In Hand..I did what Photogirl did!

Wow! The new chair looks fantastic! Our current chairs also have stains on the cream fabric :oops: .. You've given me another project to do!! Love Kristi

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Kristi
May 29, 2009 11:15 pm
Kristi
Michelle
Michelle
30 May 2009

Full night last night

Full night last night

I have had a computer crash!!!!!!!!!!!!! ::angry:: ::angry:: ::angry:: Woooo hooooo back on line. :z: Don’t ask about it, my blood pressure is just starting to get to normal levels. ::sad::

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Michelle
May 30, 2009 12:31 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
31 May 2009

please help with externals :)

please help with externals :)

How bright? And what colours do you like?

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Michelle
May 31, 2009 4:16 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
31 May 2009

Questions to me…..

Questions to me…..

Whilst I’m more than happy to help everyone out with their colour selections, the questions are growing in size. Some are just about consultation size question, which I…

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Michelle
May 31, 2009 9:08 pm
Michelle
Salt&Pepper
Salt&Pepper
31 May 2009

What do you think of my bar stool?

What do you think of my bar stool?

Thanks Rebekah - great to see someone that has like tastes!! :D :D ::lol::

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Salt&Pepper
May 31, 2009 11:58 pm
Salt&Pepper
Michelle
Michelle
1 June 2009

Hopeless with colours

Hopeless with colours

My pleasure, never be afraid to do something different!

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Michelle
Jun 01, 2009 8:40 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
1 June 2009

Another 'help with colors please'

Another 'help with colors please'

This is a bit hard, only you know the natural lighting in your house. This makes a huge difference with colours. So if your are leaning to the Ucru, then that’s the one…

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Michelle
Jun 01, 2009 8:47 pm
Michelle
kirsada
kirsada
1 June 2009

Exterior Colours - Render colour sorted!!!!

Exterior Colours - Render colour sorted!!!!

Just painted some of our sample bricks with the Solver Lundy Grey 150% and it is just PERFECT and exactly what we wanted....phew what a relief as prestart is…

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kirsada
Jun 01, 2009 9:03 pm
kirsada
Michelle
Michelle
1 June 2009

Colours to compliment Dulux Hog Bristle Half strength

Colours to compliment Dulux Hog Bristle Half strength

No…..a pure white is pure white! Don’t look at any of the so called whites in the Dulux range, they aren’t pure white! You are looking at…

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Michelle
Jun 01, 2009 9:33 pm
Michelle
-Rebekah-
-Rebekah-
1 June 2009

Internal wall selection, help please

Internal wall selection, help please
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I actually went down and spent some more time today at the Dulux Colour Centre and one of the tech guys helped me out, he was wonderful and had some great advice. White…

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-Rebekah-
Jun 01, 2009 10:02 pm
-Rebekah-
DeeElle
DeeElle
2 June 2009

Bar stools

Bar stools

We purchased ours from Myer at 50% off original price. Wait for the sales and see what you find .. sometimes the larger stores have a good selection and can offer a good deal.

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DeeElle
Jun 03, 2009 12:37 am
DeeElle
Lostris
Lostris
3 June 2009

Coloured mirror

Coloured mirror

I used to get coloured mirrors from North Melbourne Glass, they make to measure and you can pick a colour

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Lostris
Jun 03, 2009 8:11 pm
Opal88
Opal88
3 June 2009

Help wanted for internal colours please!!!!!

Help wanted for internal colours please!!!!!

Thanks for your advice Michelle! Not sure about other colours yet! I thought about painting the whole room a blue such as competitive edge...duckeggy colour justt to cosy…

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Opal88
Jun 03, 2009 11:16 pm
ani
ani
4 June 2009

Stressing about this decision!

Stressing about this decision!
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Glad to hear that you have made a decision. Sometimes it is best to go with your original ideas. Must take my own advice, still debating…

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ani
Jun 04, 2009 7:03 pm
ani
Michelle
Michelle
4 June 2009

Questions…..

Questions…..

I’ll get to everyone’s question over the long weekend. I’ve had a big today. :D

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Michelle
Jun 04, 2009 10:39 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
5 June 2009

flooring and furniture decisions.....

flooring and furniture decisions.....

Yep happy with the above comments……must be my sidekicks. :wink:

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Michelle
Jun 05, 2009 10:15 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Jun 05, 2009 11:11 pm
Michelle
thorney
thorney
5 June 2009

Thinking off upgrading to gloss laminate...need help please?

Thinking off upgrading to gloss laminate...need help please?

Well….you beat then! :wink: So all set then thorney? What you did was the best thing to do, well done, now you now and now you are happy. :: ::

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thorney
Jun 06, 2009 12:36 am
thorney
DeeElle
DeeElle
6 June 2009

Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters

Shutters look great on narrow windows. Heaps of them in Mawson Lakes and they look very nice.

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DeeElle
Jun 06, 2009 12:19 pm
DeeElle
mrsrusty
mrsrusty
6 June 2009

Do you think this Kanvas will look good with my bed linen?

Do you think this Kanvas will look good with my bed linen?

Hi maurita thank you for your kind offer, I took a quick squiz at your website your wall hangings look lovely. :) I guess since the bed is a queen size would need something…

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mrsrusty
Jun 06, 2009 4:08 pm
kexkez
kexkez
6 June 2009

kitchen- living area colour

kitchen- living area colour

Hi bel I rememebr you saying that. Sorry to hear DD is still not well. I really wanted something a bit stronger for the house than flokati but the flokati is really…

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kexkez
Jun 06, 2009 9:53 pm
kexkez
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sooty
Jun 06, 2009 10:20 pm
Mrs B
Mrs B
7 June 2009

Complimentary Colours......

Complimentary Colours......
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Hi Donuts Mr B made the…

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Mrs B
Jun 07, 2009 9:58 pm
Mrs B
netadelle
netadelle
8 June 2009

Do you think I will achieve a 'rich' look

Do you think I will achieve a 'rich' look

Sorry. what I meant is.. if you read my blog.. all the 'cheapo' houses by the 'cheapo' builders have in the bathrooms these small ceramic tiles with this one line of…

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netadelle
Jun 08, 2009 10:52 pm
netadelle
mohit
mohit
9 June 2009

Kitcen Colour Combo (From other thread, as asked Michelle)

Kitcen Colour Combo (From other thread, as asked Michelle)

I'll give it a go ... but Michelle is the expert. We had a similar problem Mohit .. we got a second chance to make changes and ended up…

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mohit
Jun 09, 2009 9:54 am
VJ
VJ
9 June 2009

Help me choose please...

Help me choose please...
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Really like the last one but they are all very nice. At least you are decorating upstairs. I'm still on the lower level . DD is the only one upstairs so…

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VJ
Jun 09, 2009 2:54 pm
VJ

HIya, Needs some help please....this is my new kitchen, minus the benchtop. Hopefully that will be put in today or tomorrow. However we need…

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Michelle
Jun 09, 2009 7:32 pm
Michelle
hysterical1144
hysterical1144
9 June 2009

Feature Wall and Furniture - Advice

Feature Wall and Furniture - Advice

No worries, our first reaction was which tradies decided to step through…

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hysterical1144
Jun 09, 2009 9:13 pm
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 10:52 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 11:25 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 4:24 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 4:33 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 7:05 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 7:32 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 11:06 pm
doghouse
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claego
Jun 12, 2009 11:34 pm
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Jazzy4
Jun 13, 2009 1:00 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 9:42 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 11:34 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 2:27 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 10:46 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 5:30 am
muzzman

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