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What paint colour scheme do you use in your IP?

Discussion in 'Styling & Decorating' started by Carlin, 3rd Jul, 2015.

  1. Sonamic

    Sonamic Well-Known Member

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    This is what I use in mine. But duck egg 1/2 strength. Very close in colour though.
     
  2. WestOz

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    Will show the darkness of timber doors/frames when scratched.

    Whilst it has to look tidy I don't go purely for style, its about the least maint possible in a money earner that someone living in won't give the same respect I would.
    I don't want to have to repaint after every time a tenant vacates, can't sting them bond simply because their vacuum cleaner marked my skirtings etc.
     
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  3. citystar

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    Ceilings = ceiling white
    Walls = spanish cream quarter.

    Ceiling white to hide any slight imperfections and spanish cream quarter really opens up the house, makes it looks larger than it really is.
     
  4. Azazel

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    I use normal white, only semi-gloss for bathroom ceiling.
     
  5. Jkat

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    I use cream colours or very pale yellow in a semi/high gloss on walls.
     
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  6. WattleIdo

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    How 'bout some (real) photos?
     
  7. larrylarry

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    Newly painted and new kitchen. Hard to tell from the pictures though.
     
  8. WattleIdo

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    Wow looks so white in the first pic! despite the various grades of off-white. Can see the hog bristle a bit more in the kitchen. Very nice!
     
  9. larrylarry

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    For IP specs:
    1. Ceiling - Antique White, Flat
    2. Walls - Hog Bristle Quarter, Low Sheen on lining boards.
    3. Trim - Stowe White (Semi-gloss)
    Thank you.

    My second IP, I think I will leave it as it is and may revisit later between transitions.
     
  10. Jess Peletier

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    It and the doors a bit risky for my liking, unless the IPs in Darlinghurst.
     
  12. Jess Peletier

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    When I bought this in carrington (Newcastle) it already has a red door so we added the red pendant light. Target: the young and free. will find out soon enough.
     
  14. WestOz

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    Oh, (lol) its looks like Hot Pink to me in the pic
     
  15. larrylarry

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    Not pink. If it is I will not have stepped in I think. Haaaaa
     
  16. larrylarry

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    And a red mailbox which I didn't change.
     
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  17. WestOz

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    Wow what a narrow block/house, and so close to the neighbours and pathway, reminds me of the old terraces in inner sydney but there 2-3 story, never seen anything like that before.

    Is it some kind of holiday/retirement village or similar?
     
  18. larrylarry

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    It's carrington... it's got character... there are miner's cottages too... a tiny 172sqm...longish. i think colour makes it look smaller.
     
  19. WestOz

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    Its funny how with so much space/land they built on top of each other in the old days, then with the car the sprawl came with 1/4 acre blocks etc, Bankstown/Midland etc were no longer a weekend trip.
    Then it came back down to around 800sqr, now down to ~250sqr etc
     
  20. larrylarry

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    Yeah.