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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
Michelle
Michelle
3 April 2013

cheap decorating options

cheap decorating options

Would like a photo so I can give as much help as the room/house needs.... :)

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Michelle
Apr 03, 2013 9:40 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
3 April 2013

Michelle - skirtings in door colour or wall colour?

Michelle - skirtings in door colour or wall colour?

How you going newplace - sorry I've been really busy lately! ::smile:: Have you made any progress so far?

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Michelle
Apr 03, 2013 9:30 pm
Michelle
Marto54
Marto54
3 April 2013

Help on glass splashback colour

Help on glass splashback colour
1, 2

Overheads are very easy to change... New doors, done. I am a fan of the metallic splashbacks too.

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Marto54
Apr 03, 2013 7:40 pm

Guess depends how many themed accessories you have. I just assume in few years ill want to buy new bed linen anyways haha My boys room is robot quilt cover a with robot…

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LeanneR
Apr 03, 2013 10:20 am
LeanneR
mybella2000
mybella2000
2 April 2013

Warm Greys

Warm Greys

Thanks for you reply What are your thoughts on Male 1/2 strength and trims Antique White USA When I placed the 1.2 strength limed white on patches in different walls it…

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mybella2000
Apr 02, 2013 8:43 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
31 March 2013

1s time painters.. help!

1s time painters.. help!

From my experience sprays are never as good (coverage) as a roller and brush. The sprays are used in new home builds (volume building) because it's so much faster, but it…

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mynameisjonas
Mar 31, 2013 6:52 pm
LittleWing
LittleWing
29 March 2013

Feature wall colour help

Feature wall colour help
1, 2

Here's dark bedroom furniture with a gorgeous French grey.…

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LittleWing
Mar 29, 2013 8:54 am
LittleWing
maximus
maximus
28 March 2013

Hi there, I'm new and need some advice about paint colours.

Hi there, I'm new and need some advice about paint colours.

Just stumbled across this thread while looking for paint colours for walls- I love how the colours look Joles- I'm filing away the wall colour and…

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maximus
Mar 28, 2013 6:17 pm
maximus
JULES4
JULES4
27 March 2013

JULES4

JULES4

Cool, thanks Michelle

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JULES4
Mar 27, 2013 3:51 pm
JULES4
JULES4
25 March 2013

Exterior colour scheme help please!

Exterior colour scheme help please!

Hi Michelle, Could you please help me with a feature color that could work with a render in Taubanms croutons. am new to this site and by the time I found it, I have…

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JULES4
Mar 25, 2013 5:48 pm
namweng
namweng
25 March 2013

Show us your wallpapers

Show us your wallpapers

Hi all, My partner and I have been contemplating whether we should paint or wallpaper our feature wall in the living/rumpus. Can you please post up pictures of your…

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namweng
Mar 25, 2013 1:26 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 March 2013

Which Dulux white? Black/wood kitchen, terracotta tiles

Which Dulux white? Black/wood kitchen, terracotta tiles

Hi Earth..... try Dulux Lexicon full strength, its a cool white with a hint of blue in it. Should work well with your terracotta look tiles. :D

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Michelle
Mar 24, 2013 5:16 pm
Michelle
meowsy
meowsy
23 March 2013

Tips on getting colour scheme right please

Tips on getting colour scheme right please

Little wing, thanks for the input! I will definitely get a chip of the dulux rock quarry, you pretty much are spot on with that I think as I also don't want the scheme to…

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meowsy
Mar 23, 2013 4:33 pm
meowsy
bbuilder2012
bbuilder2012
17 March 2013

Colorbond surfmist colour scheme

Colorbond surfmist colour scheme

Hi Bella, our gutters and downpipes are all Surfmist. We could have matched them to the render but decided for the less maintenance route! Hope this helps!

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bbuilder2012
Mar 16, 2013 11:33 pm
Michelle
Michelle
12 March 2013

Colour help- kitchen and natural bamboo floors

Colour help- kitchen and natural bamboo floors

Very good! Premium is slightly cheaper than Arrowsun, but I'd say pretty much all from the same paddock! I love Bamboo apart from concrete its my favourite flooring. :D

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Michelle
Mar 12, 2013 8:34 am
Michelle
chrip
chrip
11 March 2013

Study feature ideas

Study feature ideas

thanks for the great ideas Rudolf

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chrip
Mar 11, 2013 8:37 pm
turtleschell
turtleschell
11 March 2013

Furniture Colours Help!

Furniture Colours Help!

I want either white furniture, or dark wood. My floors are red chestnut floorboards, and dark grey carpet that has a bit of a purpley red warmth in the light. My walls…

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turtleschell
Mar 11, 2013 12:15 am
Michelle
Michelle
10 March 2013

Final touches - curtains and walls

Final touches - curtains and walls
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Gosh just looked back at this. After 4 years a couple of hints: go with the hard poly finish on the boards. We changed to a more modern…

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Michelle
Mar 10, 2013 5:27 pm
Michelle
seano
seano
9 March 2013

Importing wallpaper from US

Importing wallpaper from US

Make sure they will ship to Australia. Some US suppliers won't. If they don't you may need to just use a forwarding service. Other than that, keep the shipment under…

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seano
Mar 09, 2013 4:20 pm
suh
suh
8 March 2013

Colour choices

Colour choices

It does look very creamy to me. I personally prefer white. Where are the other colours going.

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suh
Mar 08, 2013 5:49 am
suh
turtleschell
turtleschell
7 March 2013

Paint Colour Basketweave Beige? Caramel Sundae?

Paint Colour Basketweave Beige? Caramel Sundae?

Anyone used or seen Basketweave Beige or Caramel Sundae on interior walls? These are DULUX colours. I literally want a caramel sort of colour on my walls, a lot of the…

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turtleschell
Mar 07, 2013 7:48 pm
namweng
namweng
28 February 2013

Willow Branches LED

Willow Branches LED

Amanda, I saw a few of them at Super A-Mart. Hope that helps.

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namweng
Feb 28, 2013 1:22 pm
Michelle
Michelle
27 February 2013

"Neutral" colours with pink undertones?

"Neutral" colours with pink undertones?

Please, is there anyone who can help me? I want to know some "neutral" colours have a pink/red undertone to them. I would prefer Dulux colours…

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Michelle
Feb 27, 2013 5:46 am
Michelle


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