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SquirtyChookGirl

Joined 3 September 2010
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8 d8 dSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

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2 months2 monthsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Our second home-JG King Memphis - We are in!

The quality of the work may well come down to being paid a low amount or simply there's no-one else to give the work to due to a boom in…

5 months5 monthsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Your build is amazing. Such beautiful, considered choices.

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3 years3 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

The door looks great! You must be thrilled, finally.
I am still scarred 3 years after our extension/renovation was completed. The icing on the cake was when the stone mason…

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4 years4 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

I think the door looks great and as long as you're happy with it, it really does not matter what anyone else thinks. ;-)
The large format…

4 years4 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

Definitely the black/charcoal or a deep navy, almost black <3

4 years4 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

Cinders, a very small tin of paint is all that's required, perhaps $30 at most? :)

4 years4 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping complete

Your home is absolutely stunning! Great builders!
I would lean toward a black/deep charcoal leaving the sidelights white. It will pick up on the black of the lead while IMO the…

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Buying plasterboard - Fit to wall or buy large sheets

I'm not an expert but I imagine you will have to consider things like entry/access to rooms - that will also determine sheet size.
I would think the less joins you…

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Looking for ideas for extension

Hmmm, looking at the original layout, perhaps you could use the space like this:
* Living room becomes master bed with BIR along wall and ensuite using part of kitchen space.
*…

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Looking for ideas for extension

I like what Deemaree sketched since it would be the most cost effective way of altering the layout.
But, now knowing that North is to the rear and having just extended…

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Looking for ideas for extension

How is the house oriented at the moment, i.e where is North?
Just some ideas:
* Turn your current Living Room into the Main Bed with ensuite and WIR or just BIR…

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Kitchen drawers & cupboards colour - Help! 2 Pack off-white

Perhaps Antique White or 1/4 Hog Bristle?
http://www.dulux.com.au/colour/australias-favourite-colour

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Coulour for 2pac kitchen to go with hog bristle walls

What about Antique White or 1/4 Hog Bristle?
My walls are Hog Bristle and the kitchen is 1/4 Hog Bristle.
http://www.dulux.com.au/media/630516/dulux%20winning%20colours%20brochure.pdf
http://www.dulux.com.au/colour/australias-favourite-colour

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
NBG - Building the Buckingham (Study option) in SouthEastern

I am not 100% certain but after the frame has been inspected, the wet areas/waterproofing are inspected and then an occupancy certificate is issued once all work is complete.
We're not…

5 years5 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
NBG - Building the Buckingham (Study option) in SouthEastern

Hello jnny123,
Lock-up is when the property is secured with windows and external doors on with locks.
It sounds like your property will not be be at lock-up until the garage roof…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Thank you, cheerupcharlie. These are the style of stools and chairs I'd really like because they can be pushed up under the bench and then you can easily get all…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Removing soap scum build-up

We have a large frameless shower screen and I tried sugar soap and while it did an OK job, it was not great + I slipped over in the shower…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Country/traditional style kitchen pics pleeeasse!!

ljcoz, it comes down to how much money you have to spend. You could have your kitchen custom made as we did and we have a hand-painted finish so you…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Most tiles places would have some form of the subway type tile. The glass ones look great.
This style is available from national Tiles:

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

What a transformation!
These subway tiles as great - love the blue but it will also depend upon your colours in adjoining rooms:

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Thank you, McLaren and Kiwi.
Melodie, your kitchen is lovely, too. It is great when everything is new. :)

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
What's best granite or ceasarstone??

We have granite and love it but I've never had Caesarstone so can't comment as to which is "best".
Due to the patterning/veining, granite hides marks/spills so that is a bonus.…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

No problem at all. :) The ones I want are around $350 each and since we'll need 4 we'll be looking at a Lotto win…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

LOL, if we can ever afford to replace them, I'll be sure to let you know. :)

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Thank you. Yes, the rangehood is ducted to outside and is very effective.

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
Show me your kitchen...

I've been asked to post our new kitchen pics here.
Our house is a 1930s brick bungalow so we opted for something more traditional/classic.
We still need 3 pendant lights over the…

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
other alternatives for these marble benches

Thank you. Our kitchen is Hog Bristle 1/4. The walls are Hog Bristle.

OK, will do

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
other alternatives for these marble benches

Since our house is a 1930s bungalow, we tried to keep our extension/kitchen more classic rather than modern.

6 years6 yearsSquirtyChookGirlSquirtyChookGirl posted:
traditional style kitchen: taps and sinks?

I have a ceramic butler sink. You are able to buy rubber liners for the bottoms of them so you do not get marks from pots and pans and do…

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