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Mornington Peninsula
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7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Did we make the right decision on floors?

I like the oak and think it will look fine. Timber floors really seem to go with just about everything!
TBH the only thing that jarrs a little for me is…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Marmoleum as a kitchen floor

I have seen the new marmoleum a few times at trade shows & and it looks fantastic. Apparently it is starting to become popular as it's apparently eco-friendly, very hardy,…

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Granite Transformations - Anyone done it?

Yes, 2FK, it would be a travesty. Maybe try & sell your benchtops on ebay. I got a quote from GT a couple of years ago for a property we…

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Built in wardrobes in high ceiling room

Lucky you for having that wonderful ceiling height!
I think you should definitely keep the fireplace. I like to fill all the way to the ceiling. Either put in wardrobe doors…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
soap holder installation

They are not glued but drilled into the tiled wall, and should come with instructions.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
SPOTTED GUM GRADE & FINISH Feature Standard Select Gloss Mat

I find it hard to comment without knowing what the timber looks like, sorry. Do you have a link to the website or something?

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Clueless...new place need colour scheme advice pls!

You could go for either, as a lot depends on the vanity etc that you'll be fitting. If you find a nice light stone coloured porcelain they often have wall…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
help with kitchen bench lighting

I like them all except the eva for that room - as long as they're the right size, as Michelle pointed out. I think the Freedom ones may be smaller?
I…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Clueless...new place need colour scheme advice pls!

There are HEAPS of granite colours - but yes, white tiled splashback with white cupboards should always tie in no matter the bench colour.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Chat – For all things in decorating

ITA. Actually, my first thought was whether the table could go on the painted wall. Or is there not enough room to get around the corner? Be careful that 2…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Show me your kitchen...

^^^^Horaldo, great kitchen! I think your choices of the oyster benches and the satin finish cabinets are spot on.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Australian House Prices - Are they going to crash?

Eyespy, if you see the USA as an opportunity to invest there is nothing to stop you buying 100 properties there. However, if you are thinking of residing there permanently…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Cleaning windows

I just use a razor blade for old glue etc, but you can also try a paint scraper (just a razor blade in a holder). I find this mechanical method…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Laminex Stipple Seal

^I like this combo as well. Stipple seal is a great colour, BTW.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Help we have to choose our kitchen colours by sat

Gorgeous! I really love it. The colours & textures are spot on for me.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Chat – For all things in decorating

Absolutely brilliant job! I love it too. That wallpaper is a winner.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Show off your above Vanity Basins & Taps PLEASE,

My basins are undermount but I did find a pic from one of the renos we did about 6yrs ago. It was a really small bathroom & I notice this…

Show off your above Vanity Basins & Taps PLEASE,
7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Show off your above Vanity Basins & Taps PLEASE,

:z: Yay! thanks for posting that. I thought the zip would be a lot more than $700 & I only really want it for the boiling…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Show off your above Vanity Basins & Taps PLEASE,

Hope I'm not stating the obvious but the taps that these 2 need will be quite different. The round / oval ones really need the tap coming out from the…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
other alternatives for these marble benches

:: Absolutely gorgeous job! The granite is divine.

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Flush mount cooktop

Gorgeous! I've never heard of a flush mount gas cooktop - but i think i'm in love. uh -oh..... :lol:

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Wow! Love your kitchen colours Henroes - and that granite is just spectacular!

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
height of rainhead shower above shower screen

I think the showerhead being way above the screen would look more odd than a long arm. I'd try to have the head as close to the top of the…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Shower shape- square vs corner cut off

Hehe. i personally like square corners and, if there was room, I would definitely change a curved / cut-off shower to square in any house i bought. Just goes to…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Wallpaper

^Really stunning, Wallman!

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
The Facade Thread!!!

Moonahgirl, I think your house is lovely. i LOVE the cedar look to the cladding! If it's too brown and you want more contrast, what about painting the render charcoal…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
Dulux or Taubmans?

Taubmans Endure every day for my money. Used it for the first time last year and it's far better to live with than any other paint I've used. Living with…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
What method/sequence should I paint my rennovated house?

Does the $5k include paint? It so I'd be really tempted to get the pros in unless you really can't afford it.
As for the method, I find that a…

7 years7 yearsxquisitexquisite posted:
What colour lounge

Love your ideas, Pauline. Sheer curtains would look lovely & really soften the space.
You really could go just about any colour for the lounge but to be honest the…

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old tiles!! bah

If your house is on joists & bearers with a wooden floor I'm a bit lost as to how the tiles are on concrete(?)
I would just get rid of them…

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