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6 years6 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Entrance to the property for Off the plan Home

No, builders don't supply pathways or driveways. That's extra. You could either pay for the builder to do it, your own contractor, or DIY.

6 years6 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
wall colour to match sydney blue gum floor

Hi,
I think the grey pebble quarter would look really nice with the floor boards and white trim...?
I think the others on the left hand side have too much of a…

6 years6 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
China White or Polar white kitchen? Urgent Help

Hi,
Im not going to be much help as I havent seen china white before, so Im not sure how
'cream' it is, but sometimes polar white can be too stark.
We used…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Would you hire an Interior Decorator?

Hmmm yes just what I thought unfortunately! :(
Thanks all for your opinons, I would hate to committ to something (especially when i have small…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Advice on extension plans needed please

Oh Im loving Kiwi's idea of having lounge as bedroom, maybe dining as ensuite and
then living out the back. If you would like to have four kids it would be…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Need help with the bedroom

Hi,
That could be such a beautiful bedroom, so much character!
I would be thinking of going a little bit darker colour for the walls... maybe in greys? They seem to be…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
1950s house reno - don't know where to start!!

Hi Liss + Mick,
We have just gutted and renovated a 1950's house as well. Ours was extremely extensive ie. all windows, plaster etc. Ours wasnt so much art deco... just…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Can you recognise quality?

I would class myself as pretty picky but I wouldnt notice what brand a tap is or if the tiles were porcelain or not. I would notice floor to ceiling…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
want downlights, LED to expensive, 47 lights per m2

We also have CFL's and are really happy with them. They are the 'cool' light ones which i was worried they were going to
show blue but they dont. They are…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Ikea decking on sand?

Hi, not sure about the Ikea decking, Ive never used or heard of it before sorry.
What about exposed aggregate? My husband is about to do our front path and back…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Kitchen design- thoughts comments advice please!

Hi idream3,
I really like your plan! The house must be huge with all those bedrooms.
We also live on a farm and have just very extensively renovated. :D

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Altieri Builders in Ballarat

We also live in Ballarat .. and haven't heard of them either sorry. :th:

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Exposed Aggregate

We are thinking of using exposed aggregate for our front path, back entertaining area and back path in our new house.
Hubby wanted to do plain concreting but i thought this…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Spotted Gum floorboard pictures

Hi,
I have been using warm water and vinegar. Ive been told by the sanding guy and a few others to use metho but it just worrys me using some so…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
To plaster wall or not to plaster wall

Hi, Im not a huge brick fan but in saying that Mum's house had a lot of brick internal walls. She has plastered most of the walls but has left…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Do you think this kitchen layout works?

Hi,
I prefer it with the sink in the middle. Also agree with DanniB, what about having more overhead cupboards and Im not
sure on the roller door thing... esp both ends.…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
There was a smell in the ensuite ....

Oh thats a pain McLaren!!
Can DH remove the sharp edges so it stops happening?
I'm off to look down my drains!! :shock:

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
Table Decorations

We just got our new table delivered like 5 mins ago!!
Just wondering what kind of decorative 'stuff' people put on the middle of their table. Needing inspiration
before I go shopping!!…

7 years7 yearsMelanieGMelanieG posted:
In floor bathtub?

Sorry I'd have to agree with Kyton too.
Having small kids I wouldn't feel safe with having something like that in my house.

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