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Michelle
Michelle
27 March 2012

Feature wall behind wood heater

Feature wall behind wood heater

I’d give the stackstone a miss behind an open fire, to much of an uneven surface, major soot collector. Look for a semi to full gloss floor or wall tile 600x600 easy…

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Michelle
Mar 27, 2012 6:19 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
27 March 2012

Games room/bar

Games room/bar

Post photos when its built, then we can give you some ideas :D

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Michelle
Mar 27, 2012 6:14 pm
Michelle
kdgirl
kdgirl
27 March 2012

Window finishes - curtains

Window finishes - curtains

Anyone?? Will these curtains look to pink??

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kdgirl
Mar 27, 2012 6:43 am
jen78wollahra
jen78wollahra
25 March 2012

beach style decorating

beach style decorating

Love some of those photos!!! So like the Hamptons

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jen78wollahra
Mar 25, 2012 4:49 pm
happy.grl
happy.grl
24 March 2012

Modular lounge

Modular lounge

We are getting some couches custom made (ordering them today) for about the same price that I was going to buy couches from Fantastic Furniture. The company is based in…

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happy.grl
Mar 24, 2012 11:58 am
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
21 March 2012

Master bedroom colour help, please!!!

Master bedroom colour help, please!!!

Hi MrZebra! I agree with Michelle - I try to avoid painting feature walls that have aircon units on them. But, a feature wall doesn't necessarily have to go behind the…

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EthosDesign
Mar 21, 2012 2:08 pm
EthosDesign
delatite13
delatite13
18 March 2012

Oil Based Enamel - Priming?

Oil Based Enamel - Priming?

Just as another thought since you seem to want enamel, have a loom at the water based enamels. Have virtually all the plusses of enamel paint, but with the advantages of…

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delatite13
Mar 18, 2012 9:46 pm
delatite13
Carmel
Carmel
18 March 2012

Power points ... made a boo boo!

Power points ... made a boo boo!

Haha I've done that, but I used masking tape... for it's masking properties :lol: Get someone…

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Carmel
Mar 18, 2012 8:02 pm
Carmel
ItalianGlassDecor
ItalianGlassDecor
18 March 2012

French inspired chandelier

French inspired chandelier

Hi Nice classical look but probably mass produced and made in China. I'm afraid that although they classical styling, I prefer customised chandeliers but again, this is…

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ItalianGlassDecor
Mar 18, 2012 9:20 am
ItalianGlassDecor
Michelle
Michelle
16 March 2012

Paint or stain??

Paint or stain??

What are you doing to the front of the door? I think a door like that should be the same both sides. By the way, your colour consultant wouldn't mind you asking more questions :)

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Michelle
Mar 16, 2012 5:32 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
16 March 2012

To plaster wall or not to plaster wall

To plaster wall or not to plaster wall

I agree, plaster the wall and leave the fireplace brick. This will help keep the brick theme flowing from the areas you don't plaster.

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Michelle
Mar 16, 2012 5:23 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
15 March 2012

Render Colours in Solver Paints - with a Surf Mist Roof

Render Colours in Solver Paints - with a Surf Mist Roof

I'm happy to see you happy, its a big thing getting past the colours selection stage! :: Now you can enjoy your build and start a landscaping design..... :D

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Michelle
Mar 15, 2012 6:54 am
Michelle
kexkez
kexkez
13 March 2012

Have you grabbed a furniture bargain?

Have you grabbed a furniture bargain?

maybe... if i can get a good removalist price I will have grabbed the bargain of the century for an 8 seater marble outdoor table. more details when I know what is…

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kexkez
Mar 13, 2012 9:31 pm
kexkez
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Deemaree
Mar 13, 2012 9:16 pm
Deemaree
Michelle
Michelle
13 March 2012

Paint – Dulux Baw Baw on walls; white ceilings

Paint – Dulux Baw Baw on walls; white ceilings

It has to be an old colour; I don’t know the name and dulux don't have it on their site. Its very hard to tell….on one wall the colour looks similar to HB and on…

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Michelle
Mar 13, 2012 6:48 pm
Michelle
auds
auds
11 March 2012

Interior Color Scheme for a new home

Interior Color Scheme for a new home

its probably too late now but I have just painted my whole house Dulux Pebble bay and absolutely adore it. Check it out on their website - I picked up a brochure, saw a…

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auds
Mar 11, 2012 1:05 pm
stam
stam
9 March 2012

Render Colour Help

Render Colour Help

Yeah it's a new one. They had it on a colour chart in store. It's a really pale grey. Very very close to shale grey.

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stam
Mar 09, 2012 9:17 pm
RenoRiss
RenoRiss
9 March 2012

Exterior colour help - 1980's rendered house, help needed!

Exterior colour help - 1980's rendered house, help needed!

I also just wanted to know if people generally paint the fence the same color as the house.

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RenoRiss
Mar 09, 2012 7:15 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
9 March 2012

Table Decorations

Table Decorations

I love to put a tall vase with fresh flowers on the table when I treat myself occasionally. When there are no flowers DH puts the fruit bowl in the middle of the table…

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Mclaren
Mar 09, 2012 12:13 pm
Mclaren
Eiffel
Eiffel
8 March 2012

Redishades to giveaway ...

Redishades to giveaway ...

Eiffel; not sure where you are but I'm in regional VIC (gippsland) and have got some redishades you can have. Some are still in the packets :D

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Eiffel
Mar 08, 2012 8:36 pm
Eiffel
JLD
JLD
7 March 2012

colour experts please help with this picture

colour experts please help with this picture

You don't have to build with them to ask for the colours ;) I'd just ask them without mentioning where you're building email them colours@hopetouninteriors.com.au

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JLD
Mar 07, 2012 9:04 pm
lynny-jane
lynny-jane
5 March 2012

Exterior Colours - Please help!

Exterior Colours - Please help!

The colorbond website has a free colour visualiser - though I think they use Haymes paints. It gives you a good idea once you've chosen a house design similar to yours,…

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lynny-jane
Mar 05, 2012 8:21 am
lynny-jane
irenebl
irenebl
4 March 2012

Interior decorater wanted in Perth

Interior decorater wanted in Perth

any feedback from people in perth? im looking for someone also!

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irenebl
Mar 04, 2012 1:55 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 March 2012

Help with feature wall against natural white

Help with feature wall against natural white

I’m thinking if your ½ Beige Royal sample pot is caramel…..something went wrong while they were mixing the pot for you! It’s nowhere near a caramel. Don’t ½ or…

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Michelle
Mar 04, 2012 8:37 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
2 March 2012

Selex Blok Walk-On Bed by Milmueble?

Selex Blok Walk-On Bed by Milmueble?

I have a name for those types of bed designs........Shin Breakers! Not to my liking. To have something like that, you better hope the rest of…

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Michelle
Mar 02, 2012 6:26 am
Michelle
deb17
deb17
1 March 2012

Grey Paint

Grey Paint
1, 2

How about…

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deb17
Mar 01, 2012 4:00 pm
limesoda
limesoda
1 March 2012

Help me - Lots of colour questions!

Help me - Lots of colour questions!

Treeseachanger - thanks! I hav Ben googling like mad, looking at all sorts of combinations. TaylaB - I was thinking that everyday marks and things would be easy to clean…

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limesoda
Mar 01, 2012 8:50 am
Novo
Novo
29 February 2012

Roller and panel glide blinds - blockout?

Roller and panel glide blinds - blockout?

Hi, I've started getting quotes for blinds for my new home, but in comparing companies I dont know what is good and not so good quality. As far as blockout quality goes,…

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Novo
Feb 29, 2012 4:11 pm

I have wicker chairs in my dining room and they have been great. I’ve had the set for over 5 years now. I've just recently recovered them to match my new lounge. If you…

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Michelle
Feb 27, 2012 7:26 pm
Michelle
jasmin3
jasmin3
27 February 2012

Curtain height from floor???

Curtain height from floor???

Thanks - they are about 20mm but I thought they should've been about 10mm. I think they just looked odd when they first went up, I've adjusted to them now and very happy :)

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jasmin3
Feb 27, 2012 4:16 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 February 2012

Taubmans Talia Beige - Anyone?

Taubmans Talia Beige - Anyone?

I think you'll be surprised once you get the Bamboo down then add your window dressing, it won't be so bright and should darken up slightly. :)

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Michelle
Feb 24, 2012 6:58 pm
Michelle
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
22 February 2012

Classic meets modern, how to make it work?

Classic meets modern, how to make it work?

I have a Pinterest board where I save photos of what I call 'classic contemporary' with rooms that use both traditional/classic and contemporary furniture. SOme of these…

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EthosDesign
Feb 22, 2012 9:36 am
EthosDesign
anderzzz
anderzzz
16 February 2012

Window furnishings - colour needed

Window furnishings - colour needed

Hi Rob, I agree to Zoe's Mama on her suggestions. I think if you stick to lighter colors for your window furnishings would be better way to match with the paint job that…

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anderzzz
Feb 16, 2012 3:45 pm
Michelle
Michelle
15 February 2012

NEED HELP WITH RENDER COLOURS PLS

NEED HELP WITH RENDER COLOURS PLS

You have to remember when the colours you see are out in the sun they lighten up. You need to get sample pots and paint the colours up and look at them outside. I've got…

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Michelle
Feb 15, 2012 6:42 pm
Michelle
dazandstace
dazandstace
14 February 2012

In a pickle...need help!

In a pickle...need help!

Please post the 'after' photo

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dazandstace
Feb 14, 2012 8:39 pm
dazandstace
limesoda
limesoda
14 February 2012

Silver Windows - Inside Colours?

Silver Windows - Inside Colours?

That's ok, thanks mclaren! no need to take photos for me. Sleven - would you mind posting a pic of your black laminate floors and black venetians? They sound gorgeous!

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limesoda
Feb 14, 2012 8:16 pm
just Erin
just Erin
14 February 2012

Valentines pressie from BF

Valentines pressie from BF

What a sweet gift! That is so thoughtful ::kiss::

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just Erin
Feb 14, 2012 1:05 pm
just Erin
kezacheekychicken
kezacheekychicken
14 February 2012

Is this really starfire/opticlear glass?

Is this really starfire/opticlear glass?

I must be odd man out in this forum. I actually really like the green tinged splashback glass. But if you're trying to match it to the wall colour then obviously no…

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kezacheekychicken
Feb 14, 2012 9:16 am
PaulMac
PaulMac
10 February 2012

Help with renovating our living area

Help with renovating our living area
1, 2

We had the same set up at our previous house with no effect, we have gas heating so the wood heater will only be used on those really, really cold days.

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PaulMac
Feb 10, 2012 3:58 pm
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MissyP
Feb 08, 2012 12:31 pm
MissyP

Hi Michelle, thanks very much for the mockup! Sorry I…

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shakeandbake
Feb 07, 2012 10:23 pm
Entertainer
Entertainer
4 February 2012

Cleaning a 'white' leather lounge

Cleaning a 'white' leather lounge

Thanks everyone ... think I'll try some velvet soap. Will let you know how it goes.

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Entertainer
Feb 04, 2012 6:14 pm
jennmac
jennmac
3 February 2012

Paint Brand

Paint Brand

Hi, it is Bristol paint, thanks everyone for your help, Jenni :D

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jennmac
Feb 03, 2012 1:55 pm
chill
chill
1 February 2012

Light Filter v Blockout roller blinds - insulation

Light Filter v Blockout roller blinds - insulation

Thanks for the reply. We are looking at double blinds in the bedroom for precisely the privacy reason of the mesh sun filter blinds, with the blockout blinds on top for…

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chill
Feb 01, 2012 2:24 pm
PaulMac
PaulMac
31 January 2012

Colour help please..urgent!

Colour help please..urgent!

And your asking for help with colour? Your home was beautiful !!!! Thanks Michelle, a lot of blood, sweat and tears went into that home,…

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PaulMac
Jan 31, 2012 8:31 pm
maddan
maddan
30 January 2012

Caesarstone tabletop with timber legs?

Caesarstone tabletop with timber legs?

Hi Klam! I've been doing some Googling and can't seem to find anything. I wonder if you may be able to contact a custom furniture designer and see if they could mock…

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maddan
Jan 30, 2012 9:34 pm
Michelle
Michelle
30 January 2012

What goes with blue-grey walls?

What goes with blue-grey walls?

I work at Carpet Court now, but we are having some changes soon. That's all I can say for now. :wink:

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Michelle
Jan 30, 2012 6:57 pm
Michelle


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