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BradS
BradS
6 June 2013

Furniture to match grey floor tiles and grey walls

Furniture to match grey floor tiles and grey walls

We have grey walls and grey floor tiles (thanks Michelle :) ) and our lounge is a light grey and our dining table is a very dark stain with black leather chairs which looks…

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BradS
Jun 06, 2013 8:20 am
Michelle
Michelle
6 June 2013

Exposed rafters - mission brown!

Exposed rafters - mission brown!

Yes, get rid of the rough timber beams, get yourself quite a few paint brushes also, your going to need them painting those beams...... :wink: Work on the ceiling beams first,…

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Michelle
Jun 06, 2013 7:03 am
Michelle
donna61
donna61
5 June 2013

Fantastic Furniture - are they okay?

Fantastic Furniture - are they okay?

Check out Gumtree for second hand - so many people moving around and they don't want to take Furniture with them. You can pick up some really good quality for what you…

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donna61
Jun 05, 2013 1:42 pm
Michelle
Michelle
27 May 2013

Kitchen benchtop help... beige tiles and a white kitchen?

Kitchen benchtop help... beige tiles and a white kitchen?

yes, its got a grey vein running through it. But its not too big a problem....colour wise. :D

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Michelle
May 27, 2013 8:05 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
26 May 2013

Staging for sale

Staging for sale

Cost wise, if you are taking selected items then they are yours to keep. Only factor in the pieces that are being left behind when house is sold as a "cost". :D

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Michelle
May 26, 2013 1:44 pm
Michelle
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
25 May 2013

light or dark furniture?

light or dark furniture?

Yep, brown is nice, although depending on the colours of your floors I wouldn't go too dark. And also add some colour around to break up the brown/white look... or else…

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mynameisjonas
May 25, 2013 8:21 pm

I think the choice of blind depends on the style you have created within the space. Romans are classical and give a classical look, rollers are more modern......which way…

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Michelle
May 23, 2013 8:10 pm
Michelle
Charnley
Charnley
22 May 2013

Help Please with Bar Stools for Kitchen

Help Please with Bar Stools for Kitchen

Thanks Anna. I am leaning towards them. I think they add a bit of a casual to the area and I can get them easily. :D

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Charnley
May 22, 2013 5:43 pm
Charnley
meowsy
meowsy
21 May 2013

Using wall art in interior design

Using wall art in interior design

Thanks Anna, that makes sense. I will definitely wait until we are in there, and then avoid hastily making holes in walls until I am sure of where things will go!

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meowsy
May 21, 2013 4:39 pm
meowsy
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
21 May 2013

Artwork

Artwork

Thanks for the plug Decorating Emporium! ::smile:: Tilly&Girl is my art store and I would be happy to do a quote for anyone who would like a commissioned piece. You don't have…

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EthosDesign
May 21, 2013 2:59 pm
EthosDesign

Hi mountain32! I don't recall seeing a specific thread recently, but thought I would post some photos for you, which may help. Are you decorating for a girl/boy,…

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DecoratingEmporium
May 21, 2013 1:37 pm
DecoratingEmporium
MrsT12
MrsT12
14 May 2013

how hard is it to choose a grey

how hard is it to choose a grey

I'm a bit slow, I was going to vote Accord but I see you already went with it :lol: Good choice! Looks great so far.

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MrsT12
May 14, 2013 7:16 pm
MrsT12
mountain32
mountain32
14 May 2013

The Brain of a Designer, in Diagrams

The Brain of a Designer, in Diagrams

Love this graphic, will someone turn it into an infographic?

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mountain32
May 14, 2013 9:16 am

Close to Dulux Buff It or Buff It 1/2 remembering there is a lot of light coming into the room.…

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Michelle
May 13, 2013 7:11 pm
Michelle
meowsy
meowsy
11 May 2013

Michelle and others- advice please :)

Michelle and others- advice please :)

let's hope so!! In less than 2 weeks will have to be hehe ;) Thanks

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meowsy
May 11, 2013 7:31 pm
meowsy
Michelle
Michelle
11 May 2013

Timber Blinds - Room Small?

Timber Blinds - Room Small?

This really does depend on the size of the room and the amount of natural light coming in through the day. If the rooms are small I would think about white Venetians,…

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Michelle
May 11, 2013 6:34 pm
Michelle

Hi Flickt....I just noticed all the above colours are not current these days. Shale Grey is still around.....but I think you can do better. So here's my colour selection…

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Michelle
May 09, 2013 8:54 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
9 May 2013

Grey Interior Paint... Looks different on walls :(

Grey Interior Paint... Looks different on walls :(

Hi, I have been trying to find the perfect grey paint for the interior of our house.... I have had about 15 sample pots, 500ml so have been able to…

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Michelle
May 09, 2013 6:28 am
Michelle
Victoria_g06
Victoria_g06
7 May 2013

Art like those found in display homes

Art like those found in display homes

I am going to jump in and suggest Etsy - a place for handmade items including art - I find it has a warmer, more friendly feel compared to eBay when looking for handmade…

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Victoria_g06
May 07, 2013 6:24 pm
Victoria_g06

Yes I did use them. Will be back with a photo

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LeanneR
May 05, 2013 10:59 pm
LeanneR
turtleschell
turtleschell
5 May 2013

Double Curtain Rod

Double Curtain Rod

I bought a double bracket from Spotlight so I could hang blockout curtains and sheers as well, if that's what you mean? I'm sure Ikea has them too.

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turtleschell
May 05, 2013 7:33 pm
LittleWing
LittleWing
29 April 2013

Brown/Grey Paint Colour Help

Brown/Grey Paint Colour Help

Thanks for your replies everyone. I just thought I would post an update. My wife wouldn't budge from her colour choice so we have painted in…

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LittleWing
Apr 29, 2013 10:01 pm
LittleWing
donna61
donna61
29 April 2013

I have no idea how to decorate

I have no idea how to decorate

Personally I think really nice curtains make a huge difference plus some gorgeous pendant lights and cushions to match the curtains. Large pictures, a stylish clock, some…

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donna61
Apr 29, 2013 12:30 am
dot77
dot77
23 April 2013

Paint Colour Advice - Desperate

Paint Colour Advice - Desperate

I have gone with Limed White in half strength and very happy with it. Looks grey in some light and beige in other. I love it

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dot77
Apr 23, 2013 2:06 pm
Michelle
Michelle
22 April 2013

Finally chosen my colours!

Finally chosen my colours!

Well done Bec, looking forward to seeing the result. :D

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Michelle
Apr 22, 2013 6:54 pm
Michelle
kinser
kinser
22 April 2013

Exterior Colour scheme ideas....thanks!!!

Exterior Colour scheme ideas....thanks!!!

Thanks d@n for the response, Yes that's a good point about the neutral/cool tone, I've been trying to avoid having the windows stand out, hence the thought had been to…

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kinser
Apr 22, 2013 12:03 am
TwoFatKitties
TwoFatKitties
21 April 2013

Please urgently help me fix these townhouse colours

Please urgently help me fix these townhouse colours

Both Beige Royal and White Duck are gorgeous colour though I found the White Duck to throw a lot of grey. Why don't you get a couple of sample pots and paint some patches…

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TwoFatKitties
Apr 21, 2013 7:23 pm
TwoFatKitties
PaintAdvisor
PaintAdvisor
21 April 2013

Supply & Apply Painting

Supply & Apply Painting

Just saw the Supply & Apply ad on Channel 9. What do people think about this?? I though it was pretty cool that paint manufacturers are now offering a paint service to…

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PaintAdvisor
Apr 21, 2013 5:25 pm
dot77
dot77
20 April 2013

Paint colours

Paint colours

we are just in the process of doing exact same thing. We have renovated a 100+ year old home and we are going for trims and doors in Antique White USA. Our new kitchen…

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dot77
Apr 20, 2013 10:52 am
Michelle
Michelle
16 April 2013

Interior designer vs. decorator

Interior designer vs. decorator

Looks like I'll be taking the words "Interior Styling": out of my website! This is it, in a nut shell..... An interior designer holds a tertiary…

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Michelle
Apr 16, 2013 6:10 pm
Michelle
DesignsByDeanne
DesignsByDeanne
15 April 2013

Colour help needed!

Colour help needed!

Hi Meowsy I have chosen the white for my kitchen, so that is a good idea re: holding up various colours next to it. I don't really know if I want…

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DesignsByDeanne
Apr 15, 2013 5:00 pm
DesignsByDeanne
DesignsByDeanne
15 April 2013

Carpet colours - please help us choose!!!

Carpet colours - please help us choose!!!

Miss Em, I Love the colour you have chosen for the wall and I think the carpet colour you chose sits perfectly. You have a bit of a red tone coming through in the base…

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DesignsByDeanne
Apr 15, 2013 3:54 pm
doons
doons
13 April 2013

Help with colour schemes please

Help with colour schemes please

Hi Perthling We have decided on solver white cliffs 200% with solver charcoal as the contrasting colour on outer wall. Surfmist as roof, gutters, fascia and…

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doons
Apr 13, 2013 9:36 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
13 April 2013

Taubmans Exterior paint colour - Love Thy Neighbour Brochure

Taubmans Exterior paint colour - Love Thy Neighbour Brochure

Hi, there are a few reasons why the colour won't look exactly like that. 1. Actual painted sample vs printed brochure photos 2. Time of day, conditions (eg 12 noon ,…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 13, 2013 12:40 pm
Michelle
Michelle
11 April 2013

Cedar panelling

Cedar panelling

Any chance you can post a photo of one of your rooms?? How about lime washing the timber panelling to lighten it all up and give a softer modern feel. :)

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Michelle
Apr 11, 2013 7:28 pm
Michelle

yeah but in a more modern setting similar to…

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inner_westie
Apr 11, 2013 12:21 pm
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Michelle
Apr 10, 2013 7:03 am
Michelle
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Room2Breathe
Apr 07, 2013 12:44 pm
meowsy
meowsy
7 April 2013

Wall and trim colour help please

Wall and trim colour help please

alright, thanks Michelle. That is good to know. I think we might just go flokati walls and trim.

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meowsy
Apr 07, 2013 6:11 am
meowsy
4walls
4walls
6 April 2013

Ask your “Curtain Questions Here”

Ask your “Curtain Questions Here”
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For the s fold to work the curtain needs to sit under the track, thus the curtain will not hide the track. There are other methods to hide the track but require further…

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4walls
Apr 06, 2013 6:06 pm
4walls
DecoratingEmporium
DecoratingEmporium
6 April 2013

Decorator/stylist

Decorator/stylist

Hi JULES4! Depending on what you're after specifically, one of our…

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DecoratingEmporium
Apr 06, 2013 12:54 pm
DecoratingEmporium
meowsy
meowsy
6 April 2013

Please cast your eyes over my colours :)

Please cast your eyes over my colours :)

My timber flooring sample came from Pegulan yesterday, it all looks great together. Everything is starting to come together now! I will post a pic later :)

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meowsy
Apr 06, 2013 6:27 am
meowsy
mimi23
mimi23
6 April 2013

wardrobe door colour

wardrobe door colour

That's fantastic, as long as your happy! As for external colours, I have about 20 pots of 'grey' and still no decision, so best of luck with that. :)

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mimi23
Apr 05, 2013 11:12 pm
mimi23
Michelle
Michelle
5 April 2013

Dulux Whites....youtub

Dulux Whites....youtub

Here you go, I thought this might be helpful to a few people. :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 5-AfAET_yE

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Michelle
Apr 05, 2013 5:10 pm
Michelle
fozzy
fozzy
5 April 2013

White Colours

White Colours

Builders white is basically a pure white possibly with a hint of black in it. Its perfect.... :) Make sure you do a semi gloss for the…

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fozzy
Apr 05, 2013 1:33 pm


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