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bubbles1kitty
bubbles1kitty
30 August 2013

Building Our first Home - External Colour help please!

Building Our first Home - External Colour help please!

Hello all, Ive been testing sample pots and am pretty confused- We have just had a flat roof - woodland grey put on (replaced) and in 2 days they re- render our house. We…

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bubbles1kitty
Aug 30, 2013 4:31 pm
fortheloveofhouses
fortheloveofhouses
30 August 2013

Searching for the Perfect Occasional Chairs

Searching for the Perfect Occasional Chairs

Little Wing your Willow Chair really ties in the black kitchen. I would be tempted to try to tie in the black and white colours from the kitchen in with the rest of our…

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fortheloveofhouses
Aug 30, 2013 11:28 am
inner_westie
inner_westie
29 August 2013

Demir couch - Not what we ordered and refusal to refund

Demir couch - Not what we ordered and refusal to refund

You're not the first one ive heard of this story of Demir. Also reminds me of Matt Blatt with a brand new Mercedes SLR outside their new Alexandria store

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inner_westie
Aug 29, 2013 4:45 pm
trixee
trixee
26 August 2013

How much room to draw curtains?

How much room to draw curtains?

Thanks for the feedback & info everyone! 4walls, can you please expand on the other factors that affect the stack back? I may need to rethink my window treatments if…

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trixee
Aug 26, 2013 12:09 pm
trixee
LittleWing
LittleWing
25 August 2013

No idea where to begin - developing prestart phobia

No idea where to begin - developing prestart phobia

LOL! Well heck, go for it! I have a huge turquoise 3-seater couch - if you love the colour then why not? Plus splashbacks can always be changed if you should ever stop…

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LittleWing
Aug 25, 2013 11:06 pm
LittleWing
BellaButterfly
BellaButterfly
24 August 2013

How Much does a designer costs?

How Much does a designer costs?

Still no reply BellaButterfly? A good designer will cost you anywhere between $90 to $150 per hour. But the good thing is, if they work fast,…

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BellaButterfly
Aug 24, 2013 9:37 pm
BellaButterfly
4walls
4walls
24 August 2013

BM paints are available in Australia

BM paints are available in Australia

There are people that have the opinion that another company can match another company's colour. I don't share this opinion, as each company has their own bases and this…

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4walls
Aug 24, 2013 8:25 pm
4walls
LittleWing
LittleWing
24 August 2013

choosing window colours

choosing window colours

I'll have to check out the greys in person. I've been playing around on envisage some more and have some other options that look ok, but I still…

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LittleWing
Aug 24, 2013 4:31 pm
LittleWing
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
18 August 2013

Help please with couch/furniture placement

Help please with couch/furniture placement

Please advise where the windows are. I presume there is one looking towards outdoors. The idea is to draw your eye outside to create a sense of more space, so can the…

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Treeseachanger
Aug 18, 2013 2:01 pm
onggie
onggie
13 August 2013

Ikea alternative in Sydney

Ikea alternative in Sydney

Very interested in this I was looking at IKEA pricing in the world. The benchmarked against a few pieces of furniture everything was based off the euro. For one piece of…

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onggie
Aug 13, 2013 8:51 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
12 August 2013

DIY Pelmet kits

DIY Pelmet kits

No worries. Tell us how you go! Either way, I am sure it will make your house look a million!

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Adam.M
Aug 13, 2013 12:08 am
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
12 August 2013

Storage Furniture for Entrance/Hallway

Storage Furniture for Entrance/Hallway
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Have you guys heard of Tempe and Webster? They're an online store that gets a lot of unique collections of furniture art and decor. Sometimes…

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JazzyJess
Aug 12, 2013 8:42 pm
colebatchd
colebatchd
10 August 2013

Paint colour matching - "Barren Plan" (Benjamin Moore colour

Paint colour matching - "Barren Plan" (Benjamin Moore colour

Thanks a HEAP, that is very helpful, and very good resources too. Cheers, Dim

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colebatchd
Aug 10, 2013 6:42 pm
LittleWing
LittleWing
9 August 2013

Canvas paintings - anyone used Crazyfish??

Canvas paintings - anyone used Crazyfish??

I was about to recommend easy. It can't be beat on sheer variety. They also have mountains of prints you can just pop into a frame that look lovely. :)! HD

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LittleWing
Aug 09, 2013 7:42 pm
LittleWing
oncewerefurriers
oncewerefurriers
8 August 2013

How high is too low for a highlight window?

How high is too low for a highlight window?

Forgive the silly title. Our builder has asked us to sign a variation to drop the highlight window in our home theatre room. We'd asked for the window to be made as small…

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oncewerefurriers
Aug 09, 2013 12:25 am
LeanneR
LeanneR
7 August 2013

Kitchen colour help PLEAAASSSEEEEEEE

Kitchen colour help PLEAAASSSEEEEEEE

My kitchen colours sound similar but I'm leaving island white. If you're having stools a lot will be covered. In our case we have dark furniture and darker floors and…

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LeanneR
Aug 07, 2013 9:59 pm
LeanneR
Boogie
Boogie
7 August 2013

Solver White Cliffs - Cool or Warm

Solver White Cliffs - Cool or Warm

Hi There ... Could someone tell me whether Solver White Cliffs is a cool based neutral or a warm based neutral? Thanks

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Boogie
Aug 07, 2013 6:53 pm
lozza56
lozza56
6 August 2013

Grey paint in large dark room

Grey paint in large dark room

Hi Michelle - just saw your post on colour template. And yes - the previous owners must've liked yellow!! Main colours throughout Internals Ceiling /Cornice - want to…

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lozza56
Aug 06, 2013 2:57 pm
butterbing
butterbing
30 July 2013

Ensuite one colour or two?

Ensuite one colour or two?

Looks great Gogo thanks for the pictures.... At the moment we are greatly considering just running our main floor tiles into our wet areas..we are using 600x600 We are…

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butterbing
Jul 30, 2013 10:01 pm
butterbing
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
29 July 2013

Hog bristle full strength, feature wall colour suggestions?

Hog bristle full strength, feature wall colour suggestions?

My next questions is: do you want to stay with the neutrals, going tone on tone like Sea Elephant as suggested, or use a contrast colour? Browns and neutral greens…

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Treeseachanger
Jul 29, 2013 1:11 am
patrickCampbell
patrickCampbell
26 July 2013

Organic curtains and drapes

Organic curtains and drapes

Today, many people are interested in supporting products that are healthier and environment friendly. Organic Eco-friendly curtains are one of them. I also like the…

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patrickCampbell
Jul 26, 2013 7:39 pm
loz+dug
loz+dug
26 July 2013

Alfresco Door Coverings

Alfresco Door Coverings

Thanks Michelle! I hadn't thought of panels, but they are giving the exact look I'm after.

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loz+dug
Jul 26, 2013 10:08 am
toony
toony
24 July 2013

Photo wall help!

Photo wall help!
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Lovely set and great price but most of those are non standard picture sizes so they'd need to be custom printed. Not that that is a problem but…

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toony
Jul 24, 2013 2:10 pm
Michelle
Michelle
23 July 2013

Help with feature wall

Help with feature wall

Ho did you go juday29, did you find anything?

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Michelle
Jul 23, 2013 8:40 pm
Michelle

I think if you have already started with Light Rice in most of the house you need to keep that colour flowing through. Why not paint all walls in light rice and add the…

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Michelle
Jul 23, 2013 8:22 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
23 July 2013

when mirrored splashback don't work

when mirrored splashback don't work

Dunco......thats always been on my mind with the mirrors. I as yet haven't heard anything, but I'm sure it happens.

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Michelle
Jul 23, 2013 7:53 am
Michelle

Owner building has been super slow but here is an…

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JB1
Jul 20, 2013 11:45 pm
sal032
sal032
17 July 2013

Light Brown Bathroom Colour Scheme with Dark Grey Carpet?

Light Brown Bathroom Colour Scheme with Dark Grey Carpet?

Thanks so much for the feedback everyone :) I've found choosing the colours so challenging!!

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sal032
Jul 17, 2013 5:10 pm
sal032
Ari
Ari
16 July 2013

Have to change garage door colour Help!

Have to change garage door colour Help!

I swear councils just like making people change things so they feel in control

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Ari
Jul 16, 2013 2:19 pm
Kirstenl
Kirstenl
16 July 2013

Exterior colour choices - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Exterior colour choices - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Gosh, I thought I was being brave with the Mt Eden blade wall! :) We are right on the coast so I was trying to keep it light, without it being blinding in the…

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Kirstenl
Jul 16, 2013 11:22 am
hattie777
hattie777
14 July 2013

Help - opinions wanted on matching sofa to carpet

Help - opinions wanted on matching sofa to carpet

Thanks everyone. After much deliberation we have gone for the second (darker) sofa. I like the contrast. Now on to the next decision - lights!

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hattie777
Jul 14, 2013 4:29 pm
samsoft24
samsoft24
10 July 2013

Decorative things

Decorative things

Yeh Ive seen that they r more expensive at Rejects Shop. Nevertheless, i don't like the looks and quality either.. Could be due to the way they put things on display.

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samsoft24
Jul 10, 2013 7:23 pm
samsoft24
LeanneR
LeanneR
10 July 2013

Entry pendant lighting

Entry pendant lighting

Alti lighting ordered it in for me. Only place that does them in WA from memory. Think stockists list is on David trubridge website. Prices went up when I ordered, luckily…

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LeanneR
Jul 10, 2013 4:06 pm
LeanneR
Squeeks
Squeeks
7 July 2013

Feeling lost!

Feeling lost!

Thank you Michelle :D I didn't realise that venetians came in the wider 89mm blade! Will definitely have to search for them now!

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Squeeks
Jul 07, 2013 10:56 pm
Danois
Danois
6 July 2013

Interior colours (taubmans) for Vintage Industrial Look

Interior colours (taubmans) for Vintage Industrial Look

Oh, I wasn't suggesting you should buy the floor boards instead. It was just about the style :)

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Danois
Jul 06, 2013 6:03 pm
Liliana
Liliana
6 July 2013

More white problems

More white problems

We actually ended up going with Wattyl white - very chalky white which is what I was looking for.

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Liliana
Jul 06, 2013 2:52 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 July 2013

going darker for walls

going darker for walls

Will try and look when I get Internet access for you, sorry its been a rough couple of weeks with Internet dropping in and out.

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Michelle
Jul 04, 2013 7:47 am
Michelle
d@n
d@n
1 July 2013

Exterior color ... Help

Exterior color ... Help

Decide on your roof colour first. Then pick a render colour. Jasper might be fine for the front fence, but all over the house could be too heavy. If it was my place I…

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d@n
Jul 01, 2013 10:35 am
Julesy 71
Julesy 71
29 June 2013

Feature colour advice

Feature colour advice

Thanks Michelle. I will have a look at those. Appreciate your help!

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Julesy 71
Jun 29, 2013 11:29 am
Michelle
Michelle
29 June 2013

Dulux Light Rice 1/2 - Which white?

Dulux Light Rice 1/2 - Which white?

Sandy Day is one of my fav neutral colours, the colour will look great with your timber floors! Light Rice does throw a hint of pink...... Sandy Day's to one for me. :D

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Michelle
Jun 29, 2013 9:30 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
27 June 2013

Help with downpipe colour choice

Help with downpipe colour choice

You can paint with a full gloss weather shield paint. Get Gal gutters and down pipes they are cheaper, so better to paint. :)

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Michelle
Jun 27, 2013 9:36 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
27 June 2013

"Bernies Queenslander"

"Bernies Queenslander"

Sorry, I haven't been well.... how are you going?

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Michelle
Jun 27, 2013 9:34 pm
Michelle
hachy
hachy
23 June 2013

large wall clocks

large wall clocks

thanks maddutchman, i had a look on their website but there did not seem to be much, might have to see if they have anything instore different to what is on the web. h

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hachy
Jun 24, 2013 12:44 am
hachy
Jodiejodie
Jodiejodie
21 June 2013

I need help with choosing a roof colour please!!!

I need help with choosing a roof colour please!!!

They are renovating too and using colorbond We need to agree on the same colour

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Jodiejodie
Jun 21, 2013 10:51 pm
Southies
Southies
18 June 2013

Can I get away with 2 shades of timber ?

Can I get away with 2 shades of timber ?

They won't be available until the end of July :( - hope I remember to post that pic :roll: :D

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Southies
Jun 18, 2013 11:02 pm
Southies
Bernie pike
Bernie pike
18 June 2013

Exterior paint colours

Exterior paint colours

I really like Dulux Grand Piano as an exterior paint colour. Can anyone suggest a nice trim colour and a shade of white to go with it please? ::smile::

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Bernie pike
Jun 18, 2013 10:07 pm


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