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madmel

Lilydale, Victoria
Joined 13 July 2007
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12 years12 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Tiles, Dark VS Light

Hi elastic!
We went with dark tiles and I would never do it again! I'm actually on here looking to see whether you can possibly paint over them!!!!
We got the…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

Hi Everyone!
I just wanted to say thankyou again to all of you for your suggestions and moral support when I was having my kitchen dilemma!
You were all absolutely correct when…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Posters on walls - what to use?

Woo hoo!
Thank you everyone so much for your ideas! Joles - I'm liking yours a real lot so I'm going to head down to the shops tomorrow!
Thanks again; god…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Posters on walls - what to use?

We have movie posters our 6 year old wants to put up in his bedroom.
Could I please have some recommendations/ideas on what product/s to use to stick them…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Cheap poolfencing in Melbourne

I saw the same listing!!! We want some to put at the top of a very high, steep slope to stop the kids falling down, so I'm eager to…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Merry Christmas - it's Elf Time again!

Ha! Good on McReidy!!!! Here's my gang!
http://elfyourself.jibjab.com/view/DW2H9yhTOQejUgYs
xMadmel

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
YAY I am a home owner again!! Now what to do with that land.

Oh Penny, that's just gorgeous! Well done - nothing better than getting a bargain!!!! :) We would have built the Carinya if Henley had…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Merry Christmas - it's Elf Time again!

Yeh, I know, it can be a bit ******* - it took me over an hour to get all my elves faces on the first time. Now they are…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Merry Christmas - it's Elf Time again!

Hi Everyone!
You might remember this website from last year! It's an absolute cracker! Enjoy and I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!
http://www.elfyourself.com
xxxxMadmel
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13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Help! Builder wants more money!

We have been having the most wonderful build experience so far, with no major issues and handover due next week.
We have just received a call from our builder - or…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Safety Bariers in Backyard for kids - ideas please

Hi mcreidy!
Very good topic - one that I was going to ask about eventually so I'm keeping a keen eye on this to get everybody's ideas! Our drop…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

Thank you everybody for your help! I'm feeling a lot more calmer now! It was really starting to worry me, so I'll just chill out and wait for…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
who takes out council asset protection ?

We had to arrange our own and we are building with a medium sized builder.
xMel
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http://marshallmansion.blogspot.com/

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Exterior Render Colour - Opinions Please!

Oh god, really?! I've sort of lost a bit of confidence in myself and my choices because of the kitchen issue. I would much rather make the bold…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

The problem is my 'whites'! If the bench tops were just a crisper white, it would have been perfect; they look creamy though when against the other white. …

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

Have just tried to make them bigger....

Flooring is tiles; dark like the kitchen cupboards with dark grout.
xMel

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Exterior Render Colour - Opinions Please!

P.S. The render is just on the front portico (columns).
xMel

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Exterior Render Colour - Opinions Please!

Hi Michelle!
Here's a pic of our house!

xMel
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Exterior Render Colour - Opinions Please!
13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

Oh my god they worked! I am so impressed with myself right now!!!!!!
xMel

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

Thank you everyone for your responses! I shall attempt to post some photos right now....

Hope they work? I haven't really got a close up one that shows how…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
I've buggered up my kitchen.....:(

Yep. Buggered it up big time. With the help of an Interior Decorator. :shock: (The builder's decorator). My vision was the dark…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Exterior Render Colour - Opinions Please!

Thanks Michelle; you're a gem!
xMel

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Exterior Render Colour - Opinions Please!

Hi Michelle and Everyone/Anyone!!!!!!
I am trying to decide whether to go the practical, safe option or the more high-risk option colour for our external render!
Our bricks are Austral Cotham, which…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Planning Permit Responsibility

Hi beegeers!
Contact the Council yourself - straight away!!!! In our Contract, it said the Planning Permit was our responsibility. We asked our Builder about it and they told…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
plastering over garage internal door

They've done it to ours too! Now I feel better, not being the only one!
xMel
http://marshallmansion.blogspot.com/

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Benchtop Colour Help!

My 2 cents - Milky Way!!!!!!! I think the benchtops need to be quite light to contrast with the cupboards and splashback. But that's just my tastes!!!!!
xMel
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We have…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Building Update [25/07] Home on the Horizon !!

What a gorgeous house! Congratulations! Enjoy the process; it's so exciting!
xMadmel
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We have a slab!!!!
http://marshallmansion.blogspot.com/

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Finally Chosen

Congratulations! The plan looks great! Enjoy the ride!
xMadmel
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We have a slab!!
http://marshallmansion.blogspot.com/

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
We have a slab (NOT slab of beer)

Woo hoo! Very exciting, isn't it?! I think we are up to the exact same stage - does yours look like blocks of chocolate??!! (see my blog if…

13 years13 yearsmadmelmadmel posted:
Our turn now! We have lift-off!!!!!

Well after spending months on this wonderful website getting loads of hints and help, it is finally our turn to say, "We have started building!" The site cut was…

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