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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 7:21 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 12:55 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 7:37 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 5:26 am
Michelle
deb17
deb17
1 March 2012

Grey Paint

Grey Paint
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How about…

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deb17
Mar 01, 2012 3:00 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 7:50 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 3:11 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 6:26 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 3:16 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 5:58 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 8:36 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 2:45 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 5:42 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 7:39 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 7:16 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 12:05 pm
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 8:16 am
PaulMac
PaulMac
10 February 2012

Help with renovating our living area

Help with renovating our living area
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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 2:58 pm
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MissyP
Feb 08, 2012 11:31 am
MissyP

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

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shakeandbake
Feb 07, 2012 9:23 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 5:14 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 12:55 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 1:24 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 7:31 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 8:34 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 5:57 pm
Michelle
rojak1
rojak1
30 January 2012

chinese painting framing

chinese painting framing

anyone know a place with experience/options in chinese painting framing in melbourne? preferably in the city / richmond area. thanks.

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rojak1
Jan 30, 2012 10:43 am
Bindi77
Bindi77
28 January 2012

Tamara1975 - We are in!! Now the fun begins :)

Tamara1975 - We are in!! Now the fun begins :)
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Hey tamara, nice study ... I was thinking of making a name up for our house in a new zealand way... Not sure where i would put it though. Love your study we got a desk…

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Bindi77
Jan 28, 2012 6:51 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
27 January 2012

WALLPAPER HELP

WALLPAPER HELP

I deal with Eurowalls also….. they are constantly updating their selections. Here’s another site http://www.signatureprints.com.au/ I…

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Rudolf1980
Jan 27, 2012 9:45 am
Rudolf1980
ref_kt
ref_kt
24 January 2012

Help for a beginner!?

Help for a beginner!?

Another site that has a whole bunch of pictures (good for ideas, getting a feel for what you like etc) is www.houzz.com

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ref_kt
Jan 24, 2012 3:14 am
ref_kt
Angelblue
Angelblue
22 January 2012

Anyone seen these anywhere?

Anyone seen these anywhere?

Veefy, thanks so much for the tip on Villeroy & Boch! :: I've given there online store a quick look and they do seem to have something similar to what I'm looking for. I…

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Angelblue
Jan 22, 2012 2:13 am
pattycake4
pattycake4
19 January 2012

Advice on Roman Curtains pleeeease

Advice on Roman Curtains pleeeease

Hi Seven,maybe have a read of thread about banging blinds might be helpful.

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pattycake4
Jan 19, 2012 9:57 pm
fast_as_lightning
fast_as_lightning
13 January 2012

help me choose color for feature walls

help me choose color for feature walls

Depends on what you like, of course, but how a bout a nice light green tone? I think it would go great with the antique white USA and your dark wood furniture. Citrino, or…

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fast_as_lightning
Jan 13, 2012 9:27 pm
kiwi
kiwi
9 January 2012

Couch placement

Couch placement

true.......... she can have it!

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kiwi
Jan 09, 2012 3:30 pm
kiwi
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
9 January 2012

Recycled furniture, what do you do with yours?

Recycled furniture, what do you do with yours?

Looks lovely Michelle! I like to renovate/re-finish vintage pieces. I think they have much more character and tend to be much more well made. Only problem is that I seem…

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EthosDesign
Jan 09, 2012 1:03 pm
EthosDesign
aare21
aare21
7 January 2012

wallpaper hanger

wallpaper hanger

there is always somebody how need hang wallpaper:)

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aare21
Jan 07, 2012 9:30 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
7 January 2012

Wattyl verses Dulux

Wattyl verses Dulux

Hi Eiffel,l will get a Wattyl paint chart.Colours are so hard for me that's why l am going with neutral.Will pop over and have a look at your build.

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pattycake4
Jan 07, 2012 10:08 am
Michelle
Michelle
4 January 2012

Leather or fabric sofa-Michelle and all other who can advice

Leather or fabric sofa-Michelle and all other who can advice

I'm a fabric girl.....can't stand the feel of the leather under me in summer. there was a conversation going here about the same thing. viewtopic.php?f=6&t=43342 I think…

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Michelle
Jan 04, 2012 4:33 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
3 January 2012

Rule of thumg in selecting furniture.

Rule of thumg in selecting furniture.

dea2asha….no apology necessary, I totally understand. Here is my email address; I’ll post the floor plan on this thread when you send it to me. :D

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Michelle
Jan 03, 2012 5:09 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
2 January 2012

Paint question - Michelle or others can you give advice

Paint question - Michelle or others can you give advice

Have you done this first before painting? Dark colors need to be primed first ( preferably with an oil base primer/stainblocker)

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Michelle
Jan 02, 2012 5:34 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
30 December 2011

whats hot in colour for 2012

whats hot in colour for 2012

Blues are back in! 27 years ago I painted our new house right through in a colour very similar to “Barbados Blue” with white trims and…

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Michelle
Dec 30, 2011 5:44 am
Michelle
beckles5
beckles5
28 December 2011

Popular white exterior paint colour for trim/awnings

Popular white exterior paint colour for trim/awnings

No we think it is a bit too creamy/yellow for us. Currently thinking white whisper. Know it can through off a grey hue is some light (we tried it inside and didn't like…

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beckles5
Dec 28, 2011 8:36 pm
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Michelle
Dec 28, 2011 5:59 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Dec 26, 2011 8:29 pm
Michelle
4walls
4walls
22 December 2011

Weatherboard exterior - thinking of going for a dark colour

Weatherboard exterior - thinking of going for a dark colour

out of the two, I would say that Stowe White works better with String

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4walls
Dec 22, 2011 5:00 pm
4walls
gonecountry
gonecountry
21 December 2011

Dark Flooring Light Furniture?

Dark Flooring Light Furniture?

Thanks Michelle - totally opposite they shall be indeed :)

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gonecountry
Dec 21, 2011 7:19 am
gonecountry
Michelle
Michelle
19 December 2011

been busy.... :)

been busy.... :)

I'm on holidays till the 28th....rayyyy for me. :z: I've been really busy since Saturday, check out my blog to see what I've done so far and keep watching through the week…

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Michelle
Dec 19, 2011 3:36 pm
Michelle
Pauline
Pauline
17 December 2011

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Hi Michelle, and a Merry Christmas to you too! All the best for a happy, healthy and successful year in 2012 to you and all the wonderful members on this forum. It's…

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Pauline
Dec 17, 2011 4:02 pm
Michelle
Michelle
13 December 2011

which color capet is good

which color capet is good

Laminate being a timber look? It also comes in a tile look as well. If timber, any timber colour will go, just depends which one you prefer. :wink: As for carpet, I'd probably…

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Michelle
Dec 13, 2011 5:33 pm
Michelle


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