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netadelle

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5 years5 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Hickinbotham Homes in SA

Hi Little Miss and congrats. In my blog do a search for 'colour selections' I think it was, I listed all the upgrade prices we paid for things.
Pot…

5 years5 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
What would you do with this foyer?

I have to say my friend and I did just laugh the whole way through the house inspection. It was just so over sized you just had to laugh.
Bebe-…

5 years5 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
What would you do with this foyer?

I have a friend, who wants to buy the house across the road from me, but they just can't work out what they can do with the HUGE foyer.
House…

What would you do with this foyer?
6 years6 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Kitchen benchtop height

Our kitchen benchtop ended up being 95cm. (I think i realised 1mtr was to tall and had them lowered)
90cm is the average.
I am 165cm tall and a 95cm benchtop…

6 years6 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?

plucka - the instructions to put them together where easy to follow, it only took my husband about 30mins per shutter to put them together.
In the main bedroom the…

6 years6 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?

We have done plantation shutters in the front two rooms, our bedroom, ensuite, kids bathroom, toilet, kitchen and computer room. We purchased them from shutterkits (mentioned above) and painted…

6 years6 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
DIY Plantation Shutters

I posted them all up on my blog
http://subject2finance.blogspot.com.au/2010/09/last-of-plantation-shutters.html
and here
http://subject2finance.blogspot.com.au/2010/06/plantation-shutters-painted-and.html

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
“The Block”

What I don't get is all the bath/shower combos. Especially in the girls ensuite, They already had a bath downstairs, why put a bath upstairs as well. That…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??

DeeMaree I love that new range from Kaisercraft!! I am going to use it to make something for my daughters room. But your idea is so much simpler! I…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Can anyone help me find this desk?

Is that in a Porter Davis display home? Do a search on the forum for Porter Davis and furniture there was a huge thread about a year and a…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

I've just finished making these to go in the kids bathroom.

A work collegue of mine bought the 'stones' back from a camping trip for me. I work at…

netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19
7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??

I've just made these to go in the kids bathroom.

A work collegue of mine bought the 'stones' back from a camping trip for me. I work at a…

Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??
7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
FUSION 20 PLANTATION SHUTTERS

Heh - I just went to take a picture of the front room, as there is a light post right out the front of our place also. There is…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Floor and wall tile sizes 300 x 300 and 300 x 600

blueblueblue - you would think the tiler would know to line the grout lines up. Don't assume they are that smart!
We did 300x300 on the floor and 300x600 on…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
FUSION 20 PLANTATION SHUTTERS

Try DIY. We got western red cedar shutters from
http://www.shutterkits.com.au
http://subject2finance.blogspot.com/2010/09/last-of-plantation-shutters.html
http://subject2finance.blogspot.com/2010/06/plantation-shutters-painted-and.html
Half the price of getting them installed. It has only been a year, but they still look great! The…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Landscape designers in Adelaide

We used Sayers Landscaping to do the front of our place. (He didn't do the deck, and I wouldn't recommend the guy who did the deck)

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Removing wallpaper

Depending on the age of the wallpaper it sometimes comes of quite easily.
We tried to remove some wallpaper in an old 80's house. The steamer was taking forever and…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Paint Garage Floor anyone?

Don't use the ones that you paint a base coat that the 'top' coat sticks to. As the paint will eventually where away where you park your car, the…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Has anyone built a split level house?

We did the same, dropped the garage lower than the house. We have 3 young children and I didn't want stairs inside the house, so they are in the…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Dark Tiles in Bathrooms

For the one dark feature wall and the other 3 white you can look at my thread.
I'd go all dark, from your description it sounds luxurious!

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

Hi Mclaren - thanks! we are pretty chuffed that two computer nerds have managed to do so much stuff! Mind you Google has helped a fair bit!
The garage floor paint…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

We have been working slowly bits and pieces in the back yard. Sometimes you feel like you are just not getting anywhere, but when you look at where you…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Captain Morgan - Try Just Rocks (Kevin). They do Kapunda Bluestone and Katmandoo stone and slate.
Kevin was busy when we wanted our front yard done, so put us…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Help with Internal Wall Colour - Solver

Hi tuberrose, as you have discovered our walls are all first snow. The skirting are a 'gloss' first snow also, but they aren't really very shiny and don't stand…

7 years7 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
DIY Plantation Shutters

danrts - I ended up getting the shutterkits.com.au and had no problem with them at all. I love them!

8 years8 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Plants for Rocks

I love the look of the Lomandra little con! Thanks! I think it will work great.
I also found across the road in the reserve they have planted some Scaevola…

8 years8 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Plants for Rocks

Hey all,
We finished building a year ago today, and have finally gotten around to putting some plants in the front yard.
We had a lanscape plan drawn up for us by…

8 years8 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

The rocks are actually Kapunda Bluestone, from the quarry I used to ride past as a kid.
I realised I hadn't put finished photos up, and someone sent me a…

8 years8 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Dilema - Silver or Red? - My advent calendar.

Just to update...
The kit is made by Kaisercraft, called an Advent Calendar (crazily enough) it is about $25, you can get it in Spotlight if you are lucky, I got…

8 years8 yearsnetadellenetadelle posted:
Dilema - Silver or Red? - My advent calendar.

I know techincally not house building or renovating... but I can't decide.
I am making an Advent calender. I've painted all the wood and covered all the little boxes…

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