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Joined 19 August 2010
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7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Giant Bird of Paradise

Living in Nthn NSW they are everywhere up here. The Giants are huge. I have the much smaller reginae. Is about 15 years old. Easy to…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
What colour are your internal doors, architraves & skirtings

We had Wattles "White Watsonia". Also did the same tint on the ceiling. Came up so beautiful. Gave a lovely warmth to the colour instead of the…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Predictions for Australian garden trends

Hi Kerry
Sorry to say, but I'm not keen on clover. We had it in our last lawn - never again. I'm allergic to bees, so too is one…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Mirror in Shower Niche

eeeeeeewwww. Can you imagine having to look at yourself in all your glory as you get into the shower ::surprise:: Lets hope its one of…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Kitchen dissapointments anyone?

Havent put mine in yet. Am spending thousands of hours researching though, along with hours spent on H1 looking at everyones thoughts and designs :::

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Predictions for Australian garden trends

Marketing huh. I've heard of a lot of nurseries going bust over our way. All blame Bunnings but I'm not too certain. I think a lot of…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Bath tiled with mosaic

Sounds great. Just dont overdo it everywhere else. I actually think it is a style thats catching on. Have seen it a few places now.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Underbench Mircrowave?

Loved, loved mine. You cant go wrong.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Putting new kitchen in - sand floors before or after?

We installed our kitchen and sanded afterwards. Hubby wouldnt have it any other way.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Pivot Entrance Doors Corinthian or Savoy or other?

Well, I'm wanting to know the better of the doors. The pivot system is all new to me. We've previously had a custom made 8 ft tall x…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Timber stained internal doors- will it match the decor?

Depends on the stain as to matching. But overall, would match better if painted white.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Eshutters in Sydney cheapest so far...

Thanks for this. I'm about to ask for pricing on some also. Would love to know what you think once installed i.e. quality etc.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Does a white roof look dirty?

Our current roof is tiles in a pale pink colour. Unfortunately we live in high humidity so the colour is very dirty and mouldy. When we redo, will…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Built in desk

We will be having a double built in. One long bench with a drawer directly under. Possibly a filing cabinet under that for each compartment. Simple with…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Do you Know where to get this pendant?

Is that a light or an exotic furry animal ::hyst::

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Do you have a pendant light or chandelier in yr dining room

Stonecutter, I love your lights. They really are beautiful. I normally dont like chandalier types, but love, love yours, especially your void one. OMG it is amazing.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Fanaway fans

Glad to see this thread. I'm considering for our bedrooms. Maybe just stick with normal ones though. After all they are just bedrooms! In my living…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Solid blackbutt flooring

Love your style. Beautiful.

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Red Ironbark Solid Timber Flooring - Photos please!!

Dollar love your floor. I'm in the same avenue of decision making on timber. Wanting to go a redder colour also, yours look brilliant dollar. Very impressed..............I…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Any ideas on windows with entry doors?

I love the look of your doors with the louvres take2. I have to say I'm impressed. I think thats going to be my decision maker. Thanks…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Looking for a great espalier plant

I'm considering lemon tree. Does anyone know how fast/slow they grow. I can think of so many ways to use the lemons and preserve the remaining.........I'm actually excited…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Predictions for Australian garden trends

Bulbs.....ho hum.........they can be tricky depending on your climate.
Indoor plants I love. Look forward to seeing new and exciting ones. They are so good for you in the…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Ducted reverse cycle inverter air con

This is probably a very late post, but I'll write it anyway as it might help someone.
We purchased our house, not because of the a/c but was a…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Any ideas on windows with entry doors?

Thanks kb46. Have had a look. I've seen some I like and its given me some food for thought.
Will definately look into the security mesh…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
WDYT? Spend Big on floor tiles and less on wall tiles?

I think go in between on both floor and wall. Nothing is worse than cheap tiles. They crack easily, they simply dont have the look of a better…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Timber bench tops, timber floors, white cabinets?

Sorry but my thoughts on timber benches is negative. They are very soft, cant have too much water on them, no heat, no cuts. Not workable in my…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Built in TV cabinets

sorry I dont have any photos to show you, but we had one in our last house. My hubby (a builder) built out a wall that was say 2m…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Do you actually use your Butlers Pantry

What is happening here........................Butlers pantry, scullery........whatever happended to Walk in Pantry? I am getting behind the times I know.
Well I'm having a WIP in my new kitchen.…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Reviving dead buffalo grass

We have sir walter. If you put HEAPS of water on it, it should revive. I've seen lawns up here die and when the rains come they bounce…

7 years7 yearsgarden lovergarden lover posted:
Any ideas on windows with entry doors?

Thanks but definately no to any type of screen on the front door. Thats why I'm going with a sort of window on either side instead.

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