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4 years4 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Lilydale Toppings in Backyard

Hi all,
I'd like some advice on laying Lilydale Toppings in my backyard. My small garden (90-odd m2) is south facing and at the back of a sloping block; meaning…

5 years5 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
How to de-cream an ensuite bathroom? HELP!

Michelle, are you open to a compromise? Limed White half in the bedroom and quarter in the ensuite??

5 years5 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
How to de-cream an ensuite bathroom? HELP!

Scratch earlier post, I just realised that my sample pot of Dulux Male half looks considerably greyer than sample swatch, so i think the colour isn't accurate. I'm now…

5 years5 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
How to de-cream an ensuite bathroom? HELP!

Thanks everyone for your suggestions - will definitely be changing the taps and fixtures, and LittleWing I think we're on the same wavelength, I was thinking along the lines of…

5 years5 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
How to de-cream an ensuite bathroom? HELP!

Hi everyone,
The developer that built my house really went wild with cream, on just about every surface! I've successfully de-creamed a lot of the house so far (kitchen, living,…

5 years5 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Show me your kitchen...

....and some 'before' shots as a reference point...the kitchen area is bigger now (expanded into a now non-existent hallway)...

5 years5 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Ok, better late than never! I finished my reno about 6 months ago and then work totally kicked me in the butt and I've been flat out ever since,…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Anyone made their own headboard??

Taffy, your headboard looks great! I think I'm going to give it a go myself - I've been watching some 'how to' videos on YouTube and it doesn't look…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
What curtain lengh long to floor or short?

I agree with Michelle, short curtains will just look really weird, and really highlight the fact that the windows don't go to floor level. Long curtains give a room…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Anyone made their own headboard??

Anna they look great!! I would love it if you could produce a tutorial - in particular for the green one! I would go for a plain rectangular…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Anyone made their own headboard??

Hi all,
I really want an upholstered headboard for my master bedroom - but the ones I've seen in stores are like $1000. Has anyone made their own?? If…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
King furniture

I had never heard of King - I just looked up their website and they have some lovely products. Too be honest the lounges don't seem outrageously expensive and…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Master bedroom colour help, please!!!

Thanks everyone for your great suggestions! I really like the idea of the wallpaper ajantakadam and mimi, but unfortunately my partner is dead set against wallpaper altogether, so I'm…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Master bedroom colour help, please!!!

Hi Pauankim, I did think of navy and I think it would look great, but quite a bit of our bedding has blue in it and I was concerned it…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Master bedroom colour help, please!!!

Hi everyone,
My partner and I are giving our bedroom a bit of a facelift, and I'm a bit stuck on how to give it some impact. I do want…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
My renos -

Further to Michelle's comments, the over capitalization thing doesn't really make an ounce of difference if you don't intend to sell your home in the next 5-10 years. It's…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Bamboo kitchen cupboards/cabinets

Hey fred, my friend has recently put bamboo doors/facings in his laundry and they look great! You can see them on his blog, about halfway down this page:
http://www.*.com/f176/icf-extension-project-76617/index9.html
He's used…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
A plumber notched out my ceiling joist!!!

Hi Rojak, thanks for your input. I read somewhere that rigid, straight vent ducts result in a more efficient and quieter rangehood - which makes sense, since it would…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
A plumber notched out my ceiling joist!!!

Hi Mick (mgilla), I wish the truss was sitting on blockwork! Unfortunately what you can see on that photo is gray, blow-in insulation (I hate the stuff) impersonating a…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
A plumber notched out my ceiling joist!!!

Ray153, thanks for your advice. I'm afraid I have next to no idea about roofing structures and I haven't actually been up in the roof space to check it…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
A plumber notched out my ceiling joist!!!

Thanks mgilla, what do you mean by 'the same size as the bottom cord of the truss'?? So you reckon once this is done it'll sufficiently reinforce it?

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
A plumber notched out my ceiling joist!!!

Hi everyone,
I had a plumber in yesterday to vent my new rangehood - it's a single story house with a truss roof, and I wanted the rangehood vented straight out…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Help with Bedroom Furniture

Hi everyone,
We're planning to buy some new bedroom furniture (dresser, bedside tables) to replace our current, crappy stuff which was only ever bought as a stop-gap. With everything in…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Bamboo Flooring - with inside dogs?

We have a very lazy staffy who has once daily bouts of craziness (ie. running around in circles, playing tug-o-war with her blankie and other general madness). We just…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Caesarstone benchtop advice needed please

Thanks Suh!

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
How to install uniclic bamboo?

I just had floating bamboo installed and I have to say, after watching the guys lay it, I'm glad I paid extra to get it installed professionally! I had…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Caesarstone benchtop advice needed please

My benchtop installers said I should use Windex for daily cleaning - does anyone else use Windex?

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
Problem with gas cooktop (calling all plumbers)

Hi all,
I've just had my Siemens 900mm, 5 burner gas cooktop installed and I'm having a slight issue with it. The burners are making a 'burr' noise when lit,…

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
What is the difference between Caesar Stone & Quartz?

Good pick up Leni - that sucks!

6 years6 yearsMrZebraMrZebra posted:
What is the difference between Caesar Stone & Quartz?

Oh well, if you didn't get the colour you love, you'd only regret not paying the extra $300 down the track. I fell in love with a colour by…

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