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Adriang
Adriang
19 November 2014

Solver sample cards

Solver sample cards

To be able to correctly render colours on a PC monitor, you need a very good quality monitor which will cost between $1500 and $2000. Then it must be calibrated at least…

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Adriang
Nov 19, 2014 8:32 pm
Adriang
Melsie68
Melsie68
19 November 2014

DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!

DownPipe: Same or Different to Roof Colour!
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I have render at the front of my house so my front downpipes are dune and rest of house are surfmist .gutters,downpipes and fasicas are surfmist

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Melsie68
Nov 19, 2014 3:32 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
13 November 2014

Dulux Antique White USA - way to dark concerned !

Dulux Antique White USA - way to dark concerned !

I have antique white USA inn our bedroom and ensuite and find it looks ivory. Our bedroom gets a lot of light. Not creamy ?? which would mean it casts yellow. It certainly…

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Treeseachanger
Nov 13, 2014 9:47 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
12 November 2014

Long narrow entry hallway.. feels lifeless!

Long narrow entry hallway.. feels lifeless!

Houzz and Pininterest.. yep the hallway with the little tables is impractical with younger kids and the hallways quite wide, but it could be adapted to a system of…

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Treeseachanger
Nov 12, 2014 9:46 am
evec
evec
10 November 2014

2 or 3 coats?

2 or 3 coats?
1, 2

Just clarified the paint issue, they are applying a primer then 2 coats of paint. I guess we just wait and see

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evec
Nov 10, 2014 4:21 pm
evec
Bella
Bella
10 November 2014

Natural stone fireplace

Natural stone fireplace

Oh ok. We will have to do the somes. Hubby wont be happy about having to re-inforce the floor but we will see how we go.

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Bella
Nov 10, 2014 2:29 pm
Bella
Michelle
Michelle
7 November 2014

Interior paint comes off really easily.

Interior paint comes off really easily.

Also sounds like the paint may have been diluted down, and put on very sparingly. Cheap brands of paint will do this also.

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Michelle
Nov 07, 2014 6:37 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
4 November 2014

Need advice on colour choices please!!

Need advice on colour choices please!!

Please I need help. We have shale grey roof, and would like a lightish main render.. looking at grey pebble quarter or floral white or limed…

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Michelle
Nov 04, 2014 9:45 pm
Michelle
LeanneR
LeanneR
3 November 2014

Help with Front Entry Hallway

Help with Front Entry Hallway

I was going to suggest hemnes shoe cabinet on wall across from garage entrance and perhaps a framed mirror or framed photo above it. Add a plant and a bowl to chuck keys…

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LeanneR
Nov 03, 2014 1:36 pm
LeanneR
Dream_Catchers
Dream_Catchers
31 October 2014

Please help me find this Wallpaper!!

Please help me find this Wallpaper!!

Thanks Splash, they don't seem to have it on their site Our 'First Home' Build :) viewtopic.php?t=72518

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Dream_Catchers
Oct 31, 2014 10:42 pm
Dream_Catchers
elinitha_au
elinitha_au
25 October 2014

Dulux Klavier and Nimadji

Dulux Klavier and Nimadji

oooh its a beautiful shade. Im thinking of using it in a bit of a large chunk on the facade. I migt need to lighten it up a touch ;)

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elinitha_au
Oct 25, 2014 11:47 am
mishb
mishb
22 October 2014

Totally changing interior style!

Totally changing interior style!

Hi If you look at his makeover it will provide some ideas of what you can achieve. The orange and aqua highlights might be all you need.

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mishb
Oct 22, 2014 11:24 pm
Michelle
Michelle
21 October 2014

Render colour help

Render colour help

Looks like Jasper to me as well. :)

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Michelle
Oct 21, 2014 6:46 am
Michelle
alo
alo
20 October 2014

What colour kitchen to go with Antique White USA walls?

What colour kitchen to go with Antique White USA walls?

Hi - wondering what you ended up using....we too have Antique White USA walls and are looking at Frosty Carrina bench tops as well... Am wanting a brighter white if that…

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alo
Oct 20, 2014 2:08 pm
trixee
trixee
19 October 2014

The Block?

The Block?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Great idea, I love Queenslanders!

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trixee
Oct 19, 2014 12:10 pm
trixee
emperor_j
emperor_j
19 October 2014

Colour concepts (tiling) opinons

Colour concepts (tiling) opinons

still trying to obtain the look in my inspiration photos at top the page.. welcome any comments or suggestions :)

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emperor_j
Oct 19, 2014 12:01 pm
Alex2424
Alex2424
18 October 2014

How to improve this space - study area

How to improve this space - study area

From the pictures it seems like the lighting might be a bit cold and maybe some warmer coloured globes could help the way the room looks and warm it up. Also there isn't…

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Alex2424
Oct 18, 2014 8:22 pm
thehuntbegins
thehuntbegins
14 October 2014

Improve appearance of lounge and rumpus room area

Improve appearance of lounge and rumpus room area

Hello Michelle, Awesome, thanks for your valuable inputs as always :) Appreciate your time. Here are some points from my end : 1> We haven't really decided to put the TV…

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thehuntbegins
Oct 14, 2014 12:52 pm
georgiecat
georgiecat
14 October 2014

Furniture help

Furniture help

Thanks Michelle, I don't like to post photos or anything specific for privacy reasons, I know that makes it difficult to get a good picture though. I've made a decision…

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georgiecat
Oct 14, 2014 7:53 am
ashilleong
ashilleong
10 October 2014

Picture Hanging Systems

Picture Hanging Systems

Some friends of ours have this and they love it - they've actually gone as far as to install it in their rental (their logic is that the tennants don't damage the walls…

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ashilleong
Oct 10, 2014 9:44 am
ashilleong
Munchy
Munchy
6 October 2014

Plantation shutters Perth

Plantation shutters Perth

We used Boardwalk for ours and are really happy with them. There are some photos in my build thread.

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Munchy
Oct 06, 2014 12:17 am
Munchy

Paletts - what have you made with them? This is mine just put together Saturday, I still have to get one more palette to add to bring it up off the ground a little. I'm…

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Michelle
Oct 05, 2014 8:59 am
Michelle
bletchleybuild
bletchleybuild
2 October 2014

Please help- Colours for kitchen w/ polished concrete floor?

Please help- Colours for kitchen w/ polished concrete floor?

OK, so - decision time! Well, after looking at the completed floors for a week and having sample pieces of every imaginable piece of laminate…

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bletchleybuild
Oct 02, 2014 4:22 pm
mirz
mirz
2 October 2014

Laminex Sceening

Laminex Sceening

Looking nice, but not sure how pricey this would be? seen couple of sellers on eBay selling laser cut screen in descent variety of designs.

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mirz
Oct 02, 2014 1:02 am
mirz
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
1 October 2014

Help with exterior grey colour

Help with exterior grey colour
1, 2

Yes pretty strange indeed! We only got it 2 years ago, but interesting I guess. I like it more than modern builds thats for sure, and once painted will look fantastic I…

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mynameisjonas
Oct 01, 2014 9:29 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
30 September 2014

Colour advice needed - paint and blinds

Colour advice needed - paint and blinds

Maybe try Dulux Beige royal, Grand Piano, Russian toffee or sandy day instead of hogs bristle for feature wall? I haven't seen breadcrumbs though. . .

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Treeseachanger
Sep 30, 2014 10:26 pm
joannek
joannek
27 September 2014

Balance in your home

Balance in your home

I love those chairs!

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joannek
Sep 27, 2014 1:53 am
missmae
missmae
26 September 2014

Help me paint my house

Help me paint my house

Hi there, It is great that you have such a blank canvas to work with. I would stay away from painting the ceiling any colour other than white (Generally Builders White),…

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missmae
Sep 26, 2014 4:27 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 September 2014

Timber look laminate from Laminex or Formica

Timber look laminate from Laminex or Formica

Should just add, its high end.....$$$ probably timber veneer. So I'd look at getting as close as possible with the laminates, but doubt you get will get exact. Close is good! :)

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Michelle
Sep 24, 2014 8:23 pm
Michelle
joannek
joannek
24 September 2014

What colour window frames?

What colour window frames?

Sounds lovely Trixee. With what you've described the black or white window frames sound like they will go nicely.

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joannek
Sep 24, 2014 3:24 pm
Krash
Krash
23 September 2014

Help me find this wallpaper!!

Help me find this wallpaper!!

What a star thanks!!!! Moo

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Krash
Sep 23, 2014 5:45 pm
Krash
Michelle
Michelle
22 September 2014

Post handover details

Post handover details

Hi guys, I've got quite a few post handover finishing touches to do (as I'm sure everyone who builds does) but I'm stumped for ideas for the…

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Michelle
Sep 22, 2014 7:11 pm
Michelle
steevo
steevo
22 September 2014

Wallpaper behind tv?

Wallpaper behind tv?

wouldn't last to long, that Is for sure :lol:

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steevo
Sep 22, 2014 10:25 am
Sheilzy
Sheilzy
18 September 2014

Colour Scheme - HELP Please

Colour Scheme - HELP Please

Very nice. Stylish! Love the handles too. Thank you for…

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Sheilzy
Sep 18, 2014 8:06 pm
Sheilzy
deluxes
deluxes
17 September 2014

Guidelines in selecting laminates for new house build

Guidelines in selecting laminates for new house build

hahaha I had to go back and read from the top to make sure as well! hehehe the flu sends us all a bit batty, but you gave some good info on laminate floors was given nonetheless :lol:

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deluxes
Sep 17, 2014 11:36 am
deluxes
4more
4more
14 September 2014

Kitchen Splashback / Window

Kitchen Splashback / Window

Thanks for your feedback. The window is now about 150mm above the bench which has allowed for cabinetry and open shelving above. Looks great in the design so fingers…

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4more
Sep 14, 2014 11:19 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
13 September 2014

Dulux Special Effects HELP

Dulux Special Effects HELP

Thx Michelle I took your advice and steered away from silver. The painters customized a great grey colour for either side of the fireplace and I painted metal rust…

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DeeElle
Sep 13, 2014 3:29 pm
DeeElle
Sheilzy
Sheilzy
11 September 2014

Internal Tile Selection

Internal Tile Selection

Thanks whzzz28. I got a sample pot just to make sure and I'm happy with the whiteness of the Quarter. Phew!

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Sheilzy
Sep 11, 2014 3:37 pm
Sheilzy
hdjaime
hdjaime
10 September 2014

Would this look stupid?

Would this look stupid?

Oh good idea. :) Kitchen should be done next week and hopefully the floors soon after. I'm getting impatient.

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hdjaime
Sep 10, 2014 8:04 pm
laxation
laxation
9 September 2014

Just painted - hate the colour!

Just painted - hate the colour!

Thanks everyone for your help. We ended with lexicon quarter walls with vivid white ceiling - was a late night but we are very happy now! The walls look like what we…

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laxation
Sep 09, 2014 9:35 am
Michelle
Michelle
3 September 2014

Dulux 2015 colour forecast

Dulux 2015 colour forecast

Very slowly, I'm doing it myself and I'm finding it hard to find the extra time and energy. Its not too far away. Then I'll need my IT guy to do the final last tweeking…

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Michelle
Sep 03, 2014 6:10 am
Michelle

16 clever ways to do up your balcony.....From BILD.com.au info I get sent to me. There are some great ideas in here.…

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Michelle
Sep 02, 2014 8:06 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
2 September 2014

Colour scheme for lounge, ottaman, rug

Colour scheme for lounge, ottaman, rug

gumbi....are you able to post a photo of the room?

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Michelle
Sep 02, 2014 7:55 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
1 September 2014

All blue bedroom?

All blue bedroom?

My first house had all blue walls. If you get the tone right, its stunning set off with whites.

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Michelle
Sep 01, 2014 6:56 am
Michelle
sanjam
sanjam
30 August 2014

Show me your kichen pendants

Show me your kichen pendants

Hi recommend Lights Light light in Melbourne. CHECK THEIR WEBSITE

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sanjam
Aug 30, 2014 2:16 pm


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