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    Quote Originally Posted by beancounter View Post

    trying to post a photo of the tiles. Already got a creamish/yellowish theme and I'd love to change
    Have you considered a laminate floating floor over the tiles? I believe from what I have read that if you use a good underlay to level it, it's not an issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beancounter View Post
    My house is large and airy with extra high ceilings. Hiring a colour consultant sounds interesting, how do you find one? I also do not want any yellowish colours as that's what we have now and we are sick of it.
    You can find them on the Dulux website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Lovegood View Post
    ...with faux antique furniture, Australian outback wall art and novelty tourist stuff like key hooks nailed hard to the wall, and finally turquoise kitchen cupboards..


    My worst nightmare

    But also what I love most, a fabulous challenge!

    Post some updates as you go, would love to watch your progress

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    Quote Originally Posted by biscotti View Post


    My worst nightmare

    But also what I love most, a fabulous challenge!

    Post some updates as you go, would love to watch your progress
    My first challenge is getting rid of the cream walls and cream laminate on the kitchen benches. We're still 4 weeks from moving...I'm going to bunnings tomorrow...I'm very prepared! But will post photos, probably begging for advice, once we're in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Lovegood View Post
    Have you considered a laminate floating floor over the tiles? I believe from what I have read that if you use a good underlay to level it, it's not an issue.
    yes I looked at it, but I don't want the height differences into the bedrooms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luna Lovegood View Post
    My first challenge is getting rid of the cream walls and cream laminate on the kitchen benches. We're still 4 weeks from moving...I'm going to bunnings tomorrow...I'm very prepared! But will post photos, probably begging for advice, once we're in.
    Happy to help if you want input, I do love a home decor challenge . It's what I do best really

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    Hopefully that image works.

    We used a light warm grey - Taubmans Grey Fog half strength

    Other goods ones are Dulux White Duck quarter strength and Dukux Whisper White

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cue View Post
    We have terracotta tiles downstairs and we're repainting the whole house (very slowly!). We've used Scallywag as the main colour - I think it's dulux. We also have some other darker colours as feature walls.
    Here's a pic of ours:
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    And one that shows the darker colour (this is a feature wall in the play area but is also the colour we've just painted DDs room.

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    Just to throw another colour in the mix- Wattyl 'feather white' - it is a stone colour, no yellow, cream or pink in it at all- you can do double strength is large very light rooms, and half strength in the bedrooms. It may look light, but once you try it in patches when compared to the ceiling white, it is a stone colour.

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    Personally I find whites and creams boring besides not being very child friendly.
    We had timber rustic colour floorboards in our old house with red oak wooden furniture with a leather lounge suite that was rustic coloured too, we painted the lounge room in suede effects paint which was a dark apricot colour. It was gorgeous and warm toned.


 

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