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beckles5

Joined 12 December 2010
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5 years5 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
I can recommend a fantastic concreter for Melbourne!!!

Hi Kirsten
I am in the process of wanting to get our driveway done in aggregate concrete. I want to make sure that it is done well, having been burnt…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Door colour with this combination - exterior weatherboard

Thanks Michelle - I think that colour would work well. Even my husband liked it.
One last thing - would you say this would work better than a door in…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Door colour with this combination - exterior weatherboard

Ok
Thanks to all who have been assisting thus far with my painting queries (special mention to Michelle).
Dulux string is now on the exterior boards and the awnings, windows and fence…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Paint question - Michelle or others can you give advice

Michelle, even boycott which was one of our earlier choices looks lighter than string when on the trim (over the green).

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Paint question - Michelle or others can you give advice

Hi
We are using the colour string with whisper white (windows). The part we have painted looks great. It is just when we come to the trim (at…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Paint question - Michelle or others can you give advice

Hi all
Happy New Year.
questions for you all. We are having our house painted. FINALLY chosen colours which on the weatherboards look great. When we put the colour…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Weatherboard houses - exterior modern paint colours.

That house looks fantastic. Really lovely.
Thanks for letting me know about it.

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
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…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??

Hi all
Have only managed to read some of the pages to this link - gosh there are some lovely things.
Can someone let me know where I can buy cheap canvas…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Popular white exterior paint colour for trim/awnings

Hi all
we have finally decided that we are going with a colour called string for our external weather board.
Now for the whites! We are painting all windows,…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Weatherboard exterior - thinking of going for a dark colour

Thanks Michelle - you are lovely to have gotten back to me.
Ok - since I posted it looks like we are going string which is lighter but still browny. …

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Weatherboard exterior - thinking of going for a dark colour

Ok
Looking for advise/reassurance. We are looking to paint the exterior of our place. Initially we were thinking grey but when we painted the boards it just didn't look/feel…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Weatherboard houses - exterior modern paint colours.

Hi All
We have a weatherboard property in federation colours - think forest green, burgendy and yellowy creamy colour.
We are looking to have this painted in more modern colours. All…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Claw Baths

Not sure if this is the right area (thought there would be more response) than in the bathroom section but wanting advise regarding claw baths.
We are doing a mini makeover…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Bedroom Lighting suggestions

Hi
Wondering what people are using these days when they have a ceiling rose it their bedroom? Although the room is quite big the ceilings aren't super high. I…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Laundry - splashback, mirror or tiles?

Thanks everyone. Some good points raised. It is a narrow room with just a white wall on the other side so agree the mirror would be wasted.
The laundry is…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Laundry - splashback, mirror or tiles?

Hi All
We have newly renovated our laundry and are now wondering whether to tile, put in a splashback or a mirror backing. Our kitchen has a splashback and the…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Built in TV Units

HI All
Not sure if this is the right place to post but looking to see if anyone has put in a built in tv unit with drawers/cupboards. We are…

6 years6 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Sheer or Translucent Roller Blinds

Hi All
Wondering if anyone has put in sheer rollar blinds only for a living area. We don't really need block out blinds as there is no one that can…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Finishes for bathroom/laundry cabinets. What do people use?

Hi All
Just wondering when it comes to laundry cabinetry and bathroom vanities, what finishes do people use? I wasn't sure whether vinyl wrap is fine in these rooms or…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Storage systems to hang on pantry door

Hi All
Wondering if anyone has any brands or pictures of hanging storage devices that attach to the back of a pantry door that they can recommend. We are after…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Ceaserstone benchtops -not sure to have penciled edge?

Thanks so much for replies.
Decided that pencil edge is the way we will go having looked at a few more pictures.
Appreciate your responses and thanks for the stats kitchenpro.

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Ceaserstone benchtops -not sure to have penciled edge?

Hi
New kitchen going in today and templates for ceaserstone being picked up tomorrow.
We are going with Ice Snow 40mm and a pencil edge.
I am now starting to wonder whether…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Putting new kitchen in - sand floors before or after?

Hi
I have had two quotes about sanding our floors.
One person said that they would come in and sand when the kitchen was pulled out and then come back…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
New Fridge - what size good for family of 5?

Hi Everyone
We are in the process of planning our new kitchen and looking to replace our existing fridge (420 litres) with a new one.
Our thoughts are with a…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Built in TV cabinets

Hi All
Was wondering if people can give me some help/advice/pictures of any wall to wall built in cabinets that they may have where the tv sits on the top.
We are…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Grass vs Blum Self Closing Drawers

THanks so much for the responses. Makes perfect sense that once a company has set themselves up with a supplier they stick to it.
We are going with the company…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Blackboards to put in kitchen

Hi All
We are wanting to get a blackboard to go in our kitchen. This will attach to the fridge panel and be a place where we can write notes…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Grass vs Blum Self Closing Drawers

Hi
Was wondering if someone could please tell me the differnce between these two types of drawers.
One company insists that Grass is better than Blum and the other says…

7 years7 yearsbeckles5beckles5 posted:
Different Laminex brands - is one any better than the other

Hi All
Starting to look at all the different finishes of laminate for kitchens. We have two young children so tending to steer clear of 2 -pac due to cost…

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