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2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Bird of Paradise - invasive roots?

I've been looking at the Bird Of Paradise plant, specifically the larger strelitzia nicolai and I've read contradicting things online. Some say the roots are invasive and shouldn't be planted…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Plant burn - next to glass balustrade

Hi all :)
A while ago I put two potted plants at the end of our spa next to the glass balustrade, one in each corner. They…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Built on a corner block in Melbourne. Moved in pics

Almost finished! I hope your inspection went well :) I have the same pendant light as you, the one above your dining table. Except mine is…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
garage door colour to suit

I'd say smirfmist ?

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Our custom home -downslope- New blinds installed

Thanks Sammy & Cinder.
Yes I love Nandinas. I really like how their colours change with the seasons.
So we also recently had some block out blinds and pelmets installed…

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2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
garage door colour to suit

I like the top one best. You mention though that you're having a dark brick but the image is light. Will the front be rendered a light colour?

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Our custom home -downslope- New blinds installed

Today I was finally able to finish mulching the new garden. Some updated garden pics below. Coming along nicely I think. The new garden area looks so sparse compared to…

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2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Exposed aggregate contacts in Melbourne south eastern suburb

He's done some other concreting for me too but not sure if that's the norm for them or not. I suppose it would be.

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Well today was nice, considering it is winter. Tomorrow should be another nice day. I think I may finally spread some mulch on the part of the garden I finished…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Ants in the spa

Where are you located? We use Ackland Pest Control every 12mths and do not see an ant, spider or bug all year.
We did have issues with ants in and…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Feature Wall color recomendations

We have stipple smoke cupboards in our bathrooms and ensuite, love that colour. Not even starting to get sick of it yet. I love the idea of a warm darkish…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Exposed aggregate contacts in Melbourne south eastern suburb

We used Chris from 1300 Driveways for our exposed agg driveway. We are so happy with his work. He did such a good job that other tradies that have come…

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2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

LOVE LOVE LOVE! Looks amazing! I haven't been on the forum in a few weeks so I was hoping to see an update from you.

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Screening plants: bamboo or other

Excellent. Thanks for sharing :)
How often do you find you have to trim them down to keep them at that height?

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Screening plants: bamboo or other

OoOooOo... It will look fab to see bamboo out the bathroom window :)
Looking forward to seeing your pics :)

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Screening plants: bamboo or other

How tall has your bamboo grown when planted 1m apart? Do you have any pictures? I was considering that bamboo but I'm worried about it looking messy as it matures.

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Finally finished!!! I like the blue coloured stones, we have very similar ones. Yes, the pears will be losing their leaves now. It will be amazing in Spring when the…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Great inspiration pics, at least you have some solid ideas to work on :)

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Haha yes! If I had an endless $$ pit I would be getting the backyard done ASAP.

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

It does take time doesn't it! We have been here for just under 2 years and only just finished the front yard. Haven't started on the backyard yet, other than…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Home Furniture & Design Concepts

In love with that coffee table ? Where is it from?

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Looks great!!! Yes, once the trees fill out the lighting will look even more amazing. You must be wrapt with how it's all turned out.

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Large sliding door - which blinds?

Hi Robina :) Privacy isn't an issue for us as no one can see in as its on the second level and there is a large…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
My Landscaping Journey - All Pics back in place. 12/08/2017

Great idea. What have you filled around the pavers with?

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Large sliding door - which blinds?

Anyone? I'm still looking for inspiration. I have someone scheduled for a measure and quote on Thursday so hope to get some ideas from them as well.

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Our custom home -downslope- New blinds installed

Lol! I'm sure it's a typo ;)
Thanks Sammy :)

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Door advice

You would definitely be able to get a custom door made. I don't know whether there are any standard/pre made doors that would suit. Custom would be a lot more…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Are you struggling with the design of your garden?

Yep, we also have a sloping site and we are stuck for landscaping ideas for the backyard. I found the front yard easy but the backyard is doing my head…

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Large sliding door - which blinds?

Anyone else have any pics of either two roller blinds or two roman blinds on a large sliding door or window?

2 years2 yearsHomeAngelsHomeAngels posted:
Looking for landscaper- in Melbourne South East

Glad I could help :) Let Leon know I sent you. It's my paving job that you can see him concreting for on the video on…

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