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sienna81

Adelaide
Joined 15 November 2011
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7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Microwave location

that looks great! cool design

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Polished Concrete bench top - Newcastle region

WOow- did you see the "wave" design bench top- there tops look great! Plus they must be hardy I would think- are they porous though?

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Recreating my Living room *Paint is becoming very Painful!!*

yep- do what you love- then if it makes you panic everytime you look at it- you'll know its not right and then you can just repaint!

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Grey Paint

I painted my bedroom in a light grey with a touch of blue tones and I have to say that I have a little panic every time I look at…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Nature strips without lawns

we put in plenty of 'wild iris' grass plants on ours and never had a complaint- I guess some councils are stricter than others. I loved mine because they are…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
3D TV with no glasses is almost here

or 80's cool! I remember the wonder of these as a kid!

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Recessed Power Points

cool idea- maybe they could work on the aesthetics a little more- you never know when you will need them visible and when you won't- so they should be pleasing…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
your back yard???

wow- at least their water could be a source of fuel in times of need ;)

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Dark coloured roof

a charcoal grey would be nice

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Renovating a bungalow

Bungalows always seem to be in hot demand here in Adelaide (not sure if Perth is the same)- everyone loves them because they can do them up in a classic/…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Ducted Air con zoning question

we were in the US for several years and they have no zones- just vents that you can open or close off- where as in our Aussie home we had…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
sliding doors - lock in place when open

pin locks are great with kids!

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Cutting Board in Benchtop

could be great- but how seamless are the seams?

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Alternative to tiles in shower

In the US there are a lot of alternatives- one that I was very happy with was a white perspex type surface- it was so easy to clean- no grout…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Tap placement for the Bath

WE had it in the middle- I just like the more even "mixing" of hot and cold when adding new water- plus I don't like having the tap in my…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Strange looking cylindrical device attached to shower heads

wow- on every head? I've never seen this before either!

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Bamboo on new slab - need to seal the concrete?

oh - and we had a 'flood' recently where the floor got all wet. We pulled up the timber- underlay and membrane plastic- dried everything out then relay it... was…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Bamboo on new slab - need to seal the concrete?

we have duct tape sealing the plastic waterproof membrane at the seams- then underlay- then the flooring

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
solid timber boards on a slab

we had Jarrah (solid planks) put down on the slab (with the green moisture barrier paint in between). We had NO problems with gaps or shifting... they were stunning and…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Kids Bedrooms - Feature Wall Colour?

In the girls room I would think that purple is more 'now'- and gren would be a more long term colour choice- I know my 7yr old would definately pick…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
What table

how about this
also
Not sure where the first one was purchased from but it is lovely.
The second is for sale at Super A mart- we bought ours for around $799 for…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Diamond Gloss

we used diamond gloss on our bench in our first home... loved the look and it never really got scratched up (lived there 2 years). I have no idea what…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Cutting-in. Once or twice?

I painted a house in the U.S. where they have flat eggshell/ satin/ semi gloss/ Gloss as your paint option for everything. I was talked into the semi-gloss for my…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
SIZE OF QUEEN BED VS KING ??

yes. at first I felt a bit lost-especially since the pillows seemed to be so small on the large expanse of bed. So I do have to scoot my pillow…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Grey and White Exterior Colour Scheme

we used monument grey for our front fence and loved it- it did have a little bit of a dark blue hue in some lights

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Spray Paint or roller

I have heard that you use far more paint with a sprayer vs rolling

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Exterior colours - cream and beige overload

what about a green in there? There is a lovely new home near us that just painted a stiking apple green door and trims and added some green deck chairs…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
Furniture Colour

My gut feeling would be white. Black can definately work with bamboo but with the white leather couches it probably wouldn't- I would go natural light tones (palm woven and…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
HELP...Door /trim colours for 70's era boxy units

I think that the ironstone colourbond colour could also work well but you might have to lighten it a little not sure if that would be too dark.
The wattyl honey…

7 years7 yearssienna81sienna81 posted:
External Colour Help Please !!!!

Grey will look lovely, and darker will show less dirt

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