Interior Decorating Lounge
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?
Sorry to hijack the thread but has anyone found anywhere in China that can manufacture good quality plantation shutters (PVC or wood) and ship to…
Glass Splashback Dilemma
Silkwort goes really nicely with bleaches. Intact when I painted my sample pots silkwort 1/4 is very similar to bleaches 1/2
Love silkwort it's a fantastic grey
Jun 06, 2013 9:20 am
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......
Work on the ceiling beams first,…
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…
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".
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…
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…
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!
Thanks for the plug Decorating Emporium!
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…
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,…
Close to Dulux Buff It or Buff It 1/2 remembering there is a lot of light coming into the room.…
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,…
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…
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…
Yes I did use them. Will be back with a photo
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.
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…
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…
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
Apr 23, 2013 3:06 pm
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…
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…
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…
Apr 20, 2013 11:52 am
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…
Colour help needed!
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…
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…
Help with colour schemes please
We have decided on solver white cliffs 200% with solver charcoal as the contrasting colour on outer wall.
Surfmist as roof, gutters, fascia and…
Apr 13, 2013 10:36 pm
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.
yeah but in a more modern setting similar to…