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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. WattleIdo

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    Interior of my IP is very light grey. I told the painter its an IP and that's what he recommended. Its a very neutral color and I like it.
     
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    @WattleIdo this is a pic of my previous PPOR, walls are Grand Piano Half strength. It's really neutral with a very slight greenish tinge. At the open house a lot of people asked the agent what colour it was as they really liked it (the colour and the property heheh).
     

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    Oh yeah the place looks great! Yes, still seriously considering GP.
     
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    We have been using Macadamian Creme (Pascol) for the last 17 years. The problem is that the gloss levels alter even when buying the same brand and gloss level over that period of time. Brand of paint is TradeX from Bunnings.

    We stick with the same colour as it safes cutting in when we repaint.

    Door frames and doors we use 1/2 strength Macadamian creme.
     
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    I used Grand Piano half strength (recommended by painter friend) for external walls.
    So glad you mentioned it has a greenish tone . I have only asked about 50 people can they see a green tone in the walls. Thing is house was previously a darker olive green so I assumed painters only did one coat instead of the two they qoated.
    Wouldnt use it again for external . I chose hog bristle for another place and like it much better.
     
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    Looks great. Love Hog Bristle . The Red accent gives contemporary edge. Well done.
     
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    I'm with EN ... prefer Whisper White to Antique White for the walls as it picks up either the cool or warm colour scheme of the furnishings. Antique White is a warm colour only. Ceilings/cornices in white ceiling paint - doors and skirts in gloss white.

    That being said - it does depend on the house itself. Current house is painted in Beige Royale 1/4 tint (walls) as it's bagged brick and white looked to "government facility" ... and old Californian Bungalow was painted in white down to the picture rail and then Beige Royale 1/2 tint on the walls. In my own PPORs I do like a feature wall - but not in a rental
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    I just had an IP painted white exchange quarter. Thought I would post as I don't think I've seen it mentioned yet and I really like it!
     

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    Lovely.
    A subtle off white at that strength. Has it got a slight brown-grey tinge?
     
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    Still white white white.
     
  16. WattleIdo

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    means nothing without pictures.
     
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    Did splash out with some colour, a nice slate grey on the stairs ;)
    I'll try to find some pics.
     
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    Yes. Grey undertones with just a bit of warmth.
     
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    Both Ecru and Self Destruct are great colours @Chrispy , very neutral. So Self Destruct isn't new? Love the colour, am really turned off by the name ... Do you notice much green in the SD? I'm trying to decide between SD and Warm Neutral. Everything looks too cool on the south facing front (exterior).
    Grey pebble could be lovely on the north facing back but looked like a very light silver on the front.
     
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    Is this still going?
    White.