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Lex
Lex
28 February 2014

Luxaflex Duette blinds - Does anyone have them??

Luxaflex Duette blinds - Does anyone have them??

Oh wow, thanks Liliana, that is a wealth of information! I have to admit that it totally slipped my mind that "Duettes" might not be the only blind of that type on the…

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Lex
Feb 28, 2014 7:06 pm
Lex
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kilpatr
Feb 13, 2014 10:36 pm
batmbl
batmbl
20 January 2014

MTC blinds

MTC blinds

We ordered out shutters in late August and .... we are still waiting for them. Excuses about changing suppliers, bad customer service. Never apologised once or called to…

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batmbl
Jan 20, 2014 9:32 am
Agape
Agape
12 November 2013

Window Furnishings ... Totally stuck for ideas

Window Furnishings ... Totally stuck for ideas

I really do like the idea of the roller blinds being hidden behind a panel, will have to google some images of this and this is the EXACT look I am after (clean, bare,…

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Agape
Nov 12, 2013 12:33 pm
Iceprincess-Li
Iceprincess-Li
6 November 2013

Solution please.. arched windows with venetian blinds?

Solution please.. arched windows with venetian blinds?

Thanks Candy, I actually got a private message suggesting fan venetians which I really like. Will get some prices and see how expensive that is :) Would love to see how you…

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Iceprincess-Li
Nov 06, 2013 9:50 am
wombie
wombie
5 October 2013

Are my plantation shutters defective?

Are my plantation shutters defective?

WOW that doesn't look good at all and I feel for you as you go ahead and outlay good money and that's the quality of finish you get :? My wife is obsessed with this…

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wombie
Oct 05, 2013 9:15 pm
wombie
therussianvillage
therussianvillage
30 September 2013

window treatments - your thoughts please

window treatments - your thoughts please

Sorry i know this is a bit late. You can definitely get block out blinds. If you don't recess them and make them at least 20 cms wider than your window they will block out…

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therussianvillage
Sep 30, 2013 10:09 pm
Sammi_O
Sammi_O
24 August 2013

French Ticking fabric in Perth?

French Ticking fabric in Perth?

One of my favourite sources for fabric at the moment is http://www.fabrictraders.com.au/shop They may have what you're after? Perth is pretty…

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Sammi_O
Aug 24, 2013 10:22 am
4walls
4walls
22 August 2013

Curtains OR bifold shutters for stacker doors

Curtains OR bifold shutters for stacker doors

Hi Sandy It could be a S fold/ripplefold, but there are tracks that have similar gliders concealed. There are several companies that produce the tracks in various forms,…

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4walls
Aug 22, 2013 1:36 pm
4walls
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EmyN
Jul 30, 2013 1:58 am
EmyN
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
27 July 2013

Woven wood blinds?

Woven wood blinds?

Hi, does anyone know who carries this product in Australia? I don't want to purchase from overseas. Thank you!

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Treeseachanger
Jul 27, 2013 6:59 pm
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
16 July 2013

Rollers/Venetians/Verticals - most appealing for resale?

Rollers/Venetians/Verticals - most appealing for resale?

The plasticky look verticals make me think of cheap rentals but there use to be much nicer fabric-y ones too. In some situations their very functional for light and…

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JazzyJess
Jul 16, 2013 11:44 pm
TinaG
TinaG
16 July 2013

Pre-made curtains in every room?

Pre-made curtains in every room?

No, I think it's fine, especially if they are all decorated a bit differently.

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TinaG
Jul 16, 2013 1:54 pm
turtleschell
turtleschell
7 June 2013

Show us your curtains!

Show us your curtains!

Hey I'm having a similar dilemma. Curtains are such a headache. I have found the perfect sheer curtains for the living areas though, it's Charles parsons abbey in milk…

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turtleschell
Jun 07, 2013 8:07 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
2 May 2013

Plantation Blind Recommendations

Plantation Blind Recommendations

Hi there, go for cost less decor blinds. Teresa is the contact. Tell her Ross sent you. Very good value, amazing quality and she's an interior designer so can provide…

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mynameisjonas
May 02, 2013 7:51 pm
namweng
namweng
17 April 2013

Blind manufacturers?

Blind manufacturers?

Hi Namweng, I posted a few weeks ago to let you know of my blinds manufacturer, just to give an update... I didnt end up going with him, we have…

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namweng
Apr 17, 2013 1:14 pm
EthosDesign
EthosDesign
7 February 2013

Converting a tab top curtain, help!

Converting a tab top curtain, help!

You can get standard tape with attached hooks and just sew it over the top of the concealed tabs. I do it all the time! A seamstress would be able to do it for you too.…

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EthosDesign
Feb 07, 2013 12:22 pm
EthosDesign
dragonchild
dragonchild
5 January 2013

Cost-effective solutions for irregular window sizes

Cost-effective solutions for irregular window sizes

Four seperate drops then. If you are careful with how you place the hooks, they overlap; I usually try to have 3-5cm overlapping in such cases. Depending on how generous…

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dragonchild
Jan 05, 2013 10:34 pm
dragonchild
leighton
leighton
11 December 2012

Plantation shutters letting lots of light through..

Plantation shutters letting lots of light through..

They do let in some light but it is in the design. Yours seem to let more light in that the best ones. No luck huh?

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leighton
Dec 11, 2012 7:33 am
leighton
Lex
Lex
5 December 2012

Vertical blind for sliding doors

Vertical blind for sliding doors
1, 2, 3

Yeah, but I have some protruding handles on some of the windows, and a hugely protruding handle and centre bar on the sliding doors (: ... otherwise, our reveals seem to…

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Lex
Dec 05, 2012 7:37 am
Lex
PS_Sirocco7
PS_Sirocco7
10 October 2012

Help colour suggestion needed

Help colour suggestion needed

Do you have any photos of your house? Edit: Sorry just realised you havent built yet...lol. Im doing pretty much the exact same colours as you.…

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PS_Sirocco7
Oct 10, 2012 2:42 pm
PS_Sirocco7
parcelona
parcelona
6 October 2012

Blinds in Perth

Blinds in Perth

We have gone through blindsonline.com.au . They have been awesome so far, we've received 4 lots of samples because we're so picky and hard to please :D and their customer…

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parcelona
Oct 06, 2012 12:27 pm
parcelona
delatite13
delatite13
31 July 2012

Fly screens &see thru roller blinds-problem distorting view?

Fly screens &see thru roller blinds-problem distorting view?

Thanks for that Ed :: We do have nice views to see so will check with piece of fly screen like you suggested when we chose our fabrics.

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delatite13
Jul 31, 2012 9:36 am
delatite13
Into Blinds
Into Blinds
17 July 2012

Free Measure and Quote!! 1300 24 25 26

Free Measure and Quote!! 1300 24 25 26

If any one is interested in a free measure and quotes for Blinds, Plantation Shutters and security doors. Call Into Blinds 1300 24 25 26 or visit…

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Into Blinds
Jul 17, 2012 2:53 pm
Into Blinds
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
16 July 2012

Vertical, roller & dual roller blinds.

Vertical, roller & dual roller blinds.

I think the panel blinds look great with very minimalistic styling, but not sure they suit other styles... I am surprised the panels are dearer though :?

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Treeseachanger
Jul 16, 2012 5:46 pm
deb17
deb17
23 June 2012

Blinds or curtains ??????

Blinds or curtains ??????

danni, I have put the pictures back up, they are not the best quality photos as I took them with my…

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deb17
Jun 23, 2012 2:09 pm
JDTservices
JDTservices
18 June 2012

Blinds in Western Sydney area HELP!! Macarthur area!!!

Blinds in Western Sydney area HELP!! Macarthur area!!!

Hi, I have a Contractor and has done my blinds at my house and does a fantastic job. if interested; email me and i will be happy to help and get you a Quote done. Kind…

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JDTservices
Jun 18, 2012 10:12 pm
Lee75
Lee75
3 June 2012

two windows, one set of curtains?

two windows, one set of curtains?

Hi, we have two windows which are about 90cm wide each and 150cm long each, and there is about 60cm of wall in between them. We have roller blinds on them at the moment…

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Lee75
Jun 03, 2012 9:59 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
3 June 2012

Help!! What to do with these curtains

Help!! What to do with these curtains

Here's my 2 cents worth. Pelmets daggy??? Not true. There are many styles of pelmets and they can look smart and tailored or really elegant depending on profile you…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 03, 2012 3:49 pm
PS4314
PS4314
16 May 2012

Roller Blinds, Holland Blinds and Sliding Doors

Roller Blinds, Holland Blinds and Sliding Doors

We are using plantation shutters and have a sliding door in our master bedroom. We wanted to continue the look so are going with bifold plantation shutters across the…

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PS4314
May 16, 2012 2:35 pm
PS4314
PS4314
16 May 2012

Ideas for window treatment over sliding doors in bathroom???

Ideas for window treatment over sliding doors in bathroom???

Have you thought about panel glide blinds in the same material as you use in the bedroom? Nicer looking than verticals but not such a pain as I think a roller blind might…

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PS4314
May 16, 2012 2:30 pm
Into Blinds
Into Blinds
16 May 2012

Wood Internal Shutter

Wood Internal Shutter

Hi Charnley, If you use M2K frame, that should block the lights from the sides and you should get about 85% block out. I have shutters in my children bedroom and it blocks…

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Into Blinds
May 16, 2012 1:59 pm
Into Blinds
planfan
planfan
11 March 2012

Suggestions for colour for blinds

Suggestions for colour for blinds

Hi PHL, I remember watching a TV home show, can't remember which one. But they said buy stuff that "goes with" your stuff, not stuff that…

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planfan
Mar 11, 2012 5:26 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
9 March 2012

Box window furnishings?

Box window furnishings?

Just bumped. All suggestions welcome! Anyone with shutters, please let me know if they would work in this situation and how good are they to block out light? I love the…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 09, 2012 11:43 am
megg
megg
4 February 2012

Roller Blind instead of Scrim / Sheers

Roller Blind instead of Scrim / Sheers

Hi Mr Zebra, Thanks for the link. I went to a curtain shop this week, and the fellow there suggested a type of stiff scrim, that's made into blinds. It doesn't have an…

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megg
Feb 04, 2012 9:25 pm
megg
chill
chill
31 January 2012

Light Filter v Blockout Blinds - Insulation

Light Filter v Blockout Blinds - Insulation

Hi Hoping someone can help sort out my window dressing dilemma. We are currently building a house (almost finished) and have been ordering samples from online companies.…

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chill
Jan 31, 2012 3:21 pm
megg
megg
22 January 2012

Places to purchase cheap curtain fabric

Places to purchase cheap curtain fabric

After finding on another forum a couple of companies that sew made to measure curtains in Melbourne, one being Sharon's curtains and blinds, who are cheaper, but I would…

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megg
Jan 22, 2012 8:30 am
megg
chickynat
chickynat
28 December 2011

Window coverings Newcastle

Window coverings Newcastle

Hi I also live in newcastle & about to buy blinds etc... My sister went online & bought blinds & have turned out amazing for a fraction of the…

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chickynat
Dec 28, 2011 7:12 am
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
25 November 2011

Window coverings melbourne

Window coverings melbourne

There are a few out there. I shpped around a bit. Checked with Vista, Blinds Factory, intoBlinds, Victory Blinds, Timbershades and Bass Blinds & Shutters. Vista and…

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rajan_g4
Nov 25, 2011 6:20 pm
rajan_g4
morox
morox
23 October 2011

Custom Made Curtain & Blinds - Rec's needed Melb Outer East

Custom Made Curtain & Blinds - Rec's needed Melb Outer East

I want to start getting a couple of companies out to quote on blinds & curtains at our new build. Can anyone recommend any companies they've had a positive experience…

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morox
Oct 23, 2011 3:32 pm
alice_oro
alice_oro
19 October 2011

Curtain cost estimate

Curtain cost estimate

For what you are after, custom made, I normally guestimate anything from $800 to $1500 per window - about 2.3m wide by 2.13m high.

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alice_oro
Oct 19, 2011 2:13 am
alice_oro
alice_oro
alice_oro
19 October 2011

How to measure your curtains???

How to measure your curtains???

If you still need the info, the standards for curtains are as follow: - curtain should be installed 10cm above the architrave (for light and insulation purposes.) the…

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alice_oro
Oct 19, 2011 12:59 am
alice_oro
alice_oro
alice_oro
19 October 2011

Curtains - do the have to be hung in pairs?? Pic added

Curtains - do the have to be hung in pairs?? Pic added

Hi renobliss, would love to see what you decided to go with. Freedom have nice curtains too.

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alice_oro
Oct 19, 2011 12:47 am
alice_oro
Angelblue
Angelblue
16 October 2011

our house - curtains one year later :)

our house - curtains one year later :)
1 ... 6, 7, 8

WOW Rizzo, your house is amazing. Everything is just perfect. You have a great touch! The curtains look fantastic! I'm in the market myself for something just like them.…

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Angelblue
Oct 16, 2011 2:37 am
dotdot
dotdot
22 June 2011

Curtain makers in Sydney

Curtain makers in Sydney

Hey guys, a bit bias because this is a bit of self-promotion, haha - but we do curtains for anybody in the Hills District (from Castle Hill to Hornsby) since 2003.…

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dotdot
Jun 22, 2011 9:38 pm
Lees1
Lees1
27 March 2011

Curtain ideas

Curtain ideas

Thanks kerrin62 and 4walls for the advice, two great ideas.

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Lees1
Mar 27, 2011 8:03 pm
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blueblueblue
Dec 29, 2010 7:06 pm


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