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TwoFatKitties

Inner West, Sydney
Joined 31 May 2009
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7 years7 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Staining Blackbutt to Black?

Hi everyone,
We have a gorgeous Victorian terrace house from the 1880s and the previous owner has put solid timber blackbutt (select grade) flooring in the living and dining areas of…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
White Splashback not White?

Hi everyone,
We've just renovated our kitchen and one of the very last things to finally be installed was the splash back.
We have white cabinets in Dulux Lexicon 1/4 strength, Caesarstone…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Wall hung toilet

I have not just one of these, but two!!
One in the main bathroom and one in the ensuite. Both bathrooms were renovated 3 years ago and we have had absolutely…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Please urgently help me fix these townhouse colours

Both Beige Royal and White Duck are gorgeous colour though I found the White Duck to throw a lot of grey. Why don't you get a couple of sample pots…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Beige Royal or Grand Piano?

Will do, as soon as this kitchen renovation is done and the interior looks somewhat normal I'll upload a pic for you.
2fk

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Colour advice for kitchen!

Thanks everyone for the tips, apologies for delay in responding, this kitchen renovation has meant that we have been living in a building site and I haven't been online as…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Is there any hope for the facade of this house?

As others have suggested, get rid of the sliding front door, replace it with a proper front door. You may need a glass panel window next to the new front…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
cheap decorating options

I'm assuming you can't paint the walls given that it's a company house, but you will be able to hang some art. Get some of those wall hangers from your…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Colour advice for kitchen!

Hi Michelle and all,
We are about to create a new kitchen in our townhouse and I'd really like some colour advice!
We have gloss polished blackbutt flooring, walls are Dulux Grand…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Help me find anything to do with New York!

There's some amazing stuff at Masters, I also LOVE New York and I had to seriously control myself when I was in there.

Good luck with the hunt!
*2fk*

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Masters tapware

I haven't had any experience with that particular tap, but I have dealt with Masters before and they were fantastic. I've also seen that tap on display and it looks…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
F & P oven & cook top - feedback please

This post is a little old so I'm not sure if the OP has already made the purchases for their kitchen.
I have a F&P gas cooktop (10 years old), slide…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Fully integrated dishwasher - without a handle

We are in the process of renovating our kitchen and one of the things I absolutely wanted to include was an integrated dishwasher. We have a Fisher and Paykel dish…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
If you could do it all over again....

Oh maximus I LOVE that sink!! What brand is it?

1rocky I adore butler sinks as well, I'd love to have one in our kitchen but there's not enough room.. have…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Beige Royal or Grand Piano?

We repainted our place only six months ago and chose Grand Piano quarter strength. We were tossing up between Sandy Day, Grand Piano and Beige Royal. I am not kidding…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Enduroshield - DIY or get the pros to install

We used Enduroshield on our frameless shower screen and floor tiles in both of our bathrooms when we renovated them a few years ago. I bought the stuff from Bunnings…

9 years9 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
If you could do it all over again....

Hi everyone,
Hubby and I are about to renovate our kitchen in the next couple of months (after procrastinating for YEARS!) and would like to know from others who've been there…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Timber decking or Pavers?

Hi Linda,
In your situation, I would most likely bite the bullet and go for the decking. Gives the place a real indoor/outdoor feel continuing the flooring from inside to out.…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Cutting pavers to size

Ok I see that you have 3 options...
Option 1. If you only have 10 cuts, and it's 5 bucks a cut then it's going to cost you $50 through Amber.…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Wood floors for the bedrooms

If this house is just for you, and you like wooden floor boards in the bedroom then make it so. However, this is the increasing home value forum and it…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
To Jolley or not?

I can tell you that it looks good! Depending on your bathroom colour will depend on what colour trim you will use. My bathroom is charcoal and white, and on…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
“The Block”

I really enjoy this show for the same reason as you Michelle. I enjoy looking at the floor plans and thinking about what I would do with the space they…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Cutting pavers to size

Hi Lex,
I'm not sure where in Sydney you are located, but I'm pretty sure that we had our pavers cut to size at our local Amber store. I can't remember…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Granite Transformations - Anyone done it?

Hi all,
We have a U shaped kitchen that I want to do a bit of work to. It's probably easier to show you a photo of our kitchen rather than…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Is it unrealistic to renovate small bathroom for under $12k?

Great advice there notremaison!
Can I add some tips to this too?
- Do as much of the demolition as you can (mentioned above in other posts) - it's kind of fun…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Stainless steel feature bathroom tiles?

What colour are the other tiles in your bathroom?
Personally I think a stainless steel feature tile would look incredibly striking - particularly if against a white or a dark grey…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Shower - Grate Drains, opinions?

Ok below is a photo of my ensuite. It shows the shower grate (it is a Stormtech stainless steel grate) and also the hidden tile thingy that I don't know…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Concealing laundry appliances

Yep the picture that mapcalla put up was pretty much what I was thinking too, I just didn't know what they are called. You could definitely get a good cabinetmaker…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Concealing laundry appliances

What about a hinged door that when it is open slides back into the laundry area? That way from the outside when the door is closed it looks like a…

11 years11 yearsTwoFatKittiesTwoFatKitties posted:
Shower - Grate Drains, opinions?

I have a stainless steel linear grate that extends along the shower area. I cannot tell you how much I love that thing! It would probably be the best bathroom…

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