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8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
ANOTHER white paint question!

My house is white and grey with a bit of red. I have White on White on walls (also on doors, architraves, etc., but in flat finish), charcoal carpets, stone…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Which white to go with charcoal floor tiles?

I've got charcoal carpets and stone grey tiles and went Dulux White on White. If you want something warm, true charcoal might not be for you.
When you paint test colours,…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
I think I regret my decision! Not anymore!!

My splashback, if anything, has a slight blue-grey reflection, with Dulux White on White paint underneath.
You're not building for other people :) , I…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
I think I regret my decision! Not anymore!!

One of the things I would not change if I had to do it all over again would be my no-colour splashback even though everyone wanted me to go red.
Jo,…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Dulux Teahouse?

I have, but on the exterior, not sure if that's what you were asking about.

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
has anyone bought a couch from king furniture?

I've had a red Delta II for two years now, very happy with it.

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Stealth Door Fridges.. where to get?

We had our fridge integrated two and a half years ago and so far, no issues at all.

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
We've finally started

Sorry to the person who asked about my paint colours last year - I completely missed that. You probably wouldn't still be interested? :)
Saemiseon -…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Stealth Door Fridges.. where to get?

I have an integrated fridge. It wasn't bought as such but I don't like "normal" looking fridges and I had our old Fisher & Pykel integrated, luckily we were able…

Stealth Door Fridges.. where to get?
8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Article - The Age - house sizes

I agree with Dollar, Australian houses are way too big (I'm from Europe). If I could do it again, I would definitely not build a 31 sq. house for four…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Looking for a certain Bed

I was thinking Poliform too. They would be pretty expensive though, I remember a few years back they were on sale and still cost over $2,000.
These are also similar, from…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Wall decoration

Thanks everybody :) I will have to check Freedom - ring09, do you know if they're fabric (I always assumed they were) and do you know…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Wall decoration

Thanks Stormy, the Havana room divider is really good and have sent them an email to see if they have it in black and whether it can be put on…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Wall decoration

I'm bumping my old post - I still like this a lot but haven't been able to find anything similar anywhere.
Anyone seen any? Thanks :)

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Colours to use with grey

I absolutely agree with melbmeg. You can have green, brown, blue etc. greys and that would dictate what other colours you would use with it.
I have a grey and…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Seeking photos of dark kitchen cupboards with dark benchtops

Well if I had stacks of money :) , I'd get this (which was my inspiration for the kitchen):

but as things are, apart from minor things,…

Seeking photos of dark kitchen cupboards with dark benchtops
8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Seeking photos of dark kitchen cupboards with dark benchtops

Thanks :) .
A 15cm benchtop shouldn't stop you from having a breakfast bar, apart from the fact that once you put bar chairs under it,…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Melb storm...damage to carpets, advise needed.

So sorry to hear about your carpet, Mrs. B, I hope it gets sorted out quickly, I would feel the same about my beautiful carpet.

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Minimalist White..... which one is right?

Glad someone else shares my taste, not many people do :lol: . FYI, for architraves, doors etc. I wanted a flat version of WOW, as…

8 years8 yearsmekmek posted:
Minimalist White..... which one is right?

This is another discussion re. White on White a while ago:
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=29453&hilit=white+on+white+lexicon

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
studiom.com.au

I clicked on the banner at the top of the page - how cool, you can choose colours for your house! I don't even have a house to build and…

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
How much did you spend on furnishing your home?

If you haven't started building yet I would suggest you wait until you're well into your build before you buy any furniture. I was always fairly into minimalistic things but…

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
White on White by dulux

http://www.dulux.com.au/applicator/colour/colour-atlas
If you type in "Lexicon" into "Look for a colour" it will show you half and quarter strength sample.
I don't completely trust how these colours come…

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
White on White by dulux

Oh finally someone else with the same taste as me! :D
Have you considered Lexicon? Michelle said to me when I was choosing my…

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
White on White by dulux

Sure, here you go:

As you can see, I have grey tiles on the floor and also charcoal carpet in the bedrooms. Our couch is red, the kitchen is Laminex Charcoal…

White on White by dulux
9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
White on White by dulux

I have White on White throughout the house (walls, ceilings, architraves, doors), but to be honest, on the photos it just looks white :) .

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
Please show me your laminate benchtopped kitchens :)

I didn't want granite or stone in my kitchen :shock: (wanted cupboards same colour as tops) so I went Laminex Charcoal all the way with…

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
What is the height of your Ceilings?

We have a curved roof and the ceiling at the highest point would be close to 5 metres.
I like the look of it but it's also true what zeke…

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
Home and garden brochures on line

Just found this on isubscribe - various brochures to view online, from Blum, Hettich, Corian for the kitchen, lots of bathroomware, Luxaflex, etc.
http://www.isubscribe.com.au/catalogues ... chures.cfm

9 years9 yearsmekmek posted:
Anyone had a kitchen with 1000mm between bench tops

This was discussed on the forum a couple of years ago when I was doing my kitchen and I think it was said 1000mm was not really enough - but…

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