Federation paint schemesTraditional Exterior, Melbourne

Styling: Heather Nette King for Dulux
Photography: Mike Baker

Design ideas for a traditional exterior in Melbourne. —  Houzz
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

deidreannsmith
Deirdre Avenell added this to Make an Entrance: Top Tips for Painting Your Front Door16 July 2018

Tools and materialsDrop cloths and plastic sheetingCloth (to remove sanding dust)Painter’s tapeSponge (to clean door)Low-suds detergent or mild dish soapPutty knifeSandpaper (around 200 grit works well)Thin-nap roller (15 centimetres wide), good for a thin, smooth finishPaint (most projects will require about a litre)Primer (You want a primer that can be rolled on. Check with the paint store on the right type to buy, depending on the paint you choose.)Screwdrivers (if you’re going to remove the door or hardware to paint)Can you paint the front door without removing it? You don’t have to remove the front door to paint it, although removing the door and the hardware can more easily ensure even paint coverage. If it’s easier for you to leave the door up to paint it, you can still get great results. If you do choose to paint the door without removing it, do so on a day when you can leave the door open for several hours or more.

styleprecinct
Style Precinct Interior Design & Decoration added this to Why You Should Hire an Interior Designer27 May 2018

For the best outcome, seek out an interior designer early in your project. Interior designers are experts at collaborating with other professionals including architects, builders, contractors and landscape designers. Creating your dream home to love and enjoy is our passion.

joanna_tovia
Joanna Tovia added this to Best of the Week: 31 Fabulous Front Doors From Around the Globe14 January 2018

10. Location: Melbourne, VictoriaWhy we love it: Why be bland when you can paint your front door bright pink?

louchanobryan
Louise O'Bryan added this to 7 Projects That Put Pesky Sample Paint Pots to Good Use20 February 2017

4. Paint a potHave you recently discovered the perfect front door colour? Then continue this loving feeling by using the sample paint to jazz up neighbouring flower pots. If the sample pot won’t cover an entire vessel, experiment with asymmetrical designs that will still make an impact.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

georgia4321
Georgia Madden added this to Dos and Don'ts of Renovating Period Home-OVERS5 November 2019

9. Don’t go for the cheapest quote

chevyj289
ChevyJ289 added this to FRONT DOORS3 November 2019

Pink Door with matching color in plant pot

dmurphy20287
Donna Murphy added this to dmurphy20287's ideas30 October 2019

Colorful containers match the charming pink front door of this home in Australia. Neutral trim and siding balance out the look, making for an entry that isn’t too fussy or over-the-top. Note: love the matching flower pot

sharman_frisino
Sharman Frisino added this to Wish List30 October 2019

love this color, and plants and pot and rug

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