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Cream block fronted Victorian cottage. HAWTHORN 31 Smart Street

31 Smart Street HAWTHORN - Jellis Craig

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Cream Edwardian weatherboard house IVANHOE 83 Ivanhoe Parade

83 Ivanhoe Parade IVANHOE - Jellis Craig

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Pale grey and white Californian bungalow via driftwood interiors

White Californian bungalow with black trim. 57 Bancroft Street Portland Vic 3305 - House for Sale #116441287 - realestate.com.au

Pale grey and white Californian Bungalow. 30 Brooke Street NORTHCOTE $1,125,000 - $1,250,000 @ domain.com.au

30 Brooke Street NORTHCOTE | House | For Sale @ domain.com.au

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White on white Californian Bungalow with shingles. Shepparton, address available on request

  • Sharon Webb

    Good point Kate. My initial idea was to use vivid white on the shingles etc but my local paint shop thought this wasn't the way to go. It all comes down to personal taste, doesnt it! It is helpful getting other similar views, thanks for responding.

  • Kate Bromley

    Another point to consider is the colour of your roof and guttering and whether it's overly visible. We've got galvanised guttering and roof, so it is pretty neutral back with white. I love white on white - it's such a timeless/classic scheme. The paint shop is probably still stuck in the idea of using feature colours ;-)

  • Sharon Webb

    Our roof is the same although you can't see the roof from the street. I don't want to over complicate it but at the same time I like the interest that comes with using more than two colours. One idea I have to use dulux grand piano half strength and grand piano quarter strength, along with vivid white for trim. Have you seen that colour? Quite a traditional shade. The difference is subtle but maybe that adds something? Mmmmm so many decisions to make and things to learn renovating a house!

  • Kate Bromley

    I've just looked in the Dulux Exterior Collection book - grand piano is a nice colour. I like the idea of using it half strength/quarter strength. I would recommend that you get sample pots made up and paint them on a board that you can move around the house so you can compare them in different levels of sunlight. Then you can compare them with the vivid white too

  • Sharon Webb

    I will do that, thanks

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White on white Californian Bungalow. 206 Napier Street, Essendon, Vic 3040

White on white Californian bungalow. 3 Pearce Street Yarraville Vic 3013 - House for Sale #116859067 - realestate.com.au

White on white Californian Bungalow. 10 A'Beckett Street COBURG $570,000 - $620,000 @ domain.com.au

10 A'Beckett Street COBURG $570,000 - $620,000 @ domain.com.au

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White on white Californian Bungalow. 40 Woolcock Avenue, Kew East, Vic 3102

White on white Victorian cottage 78 Reed Street ALBERT PARK @ domain.com.au

78 Reed Street ALBERT PARK @ domain.com.au

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Pale grey and white Victorian cottage. Love the window box. 14 Bowen Street, Prahran

White on white Victorian terrace with charcoal highlights. 340 Bellair St, Kensington

White on white Victorian terrace. 208 Montague Street, South Melbourne

White on white Victorian house

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This has always been one of my favourite houses-a grand Californian Bungalow. They've repainted it a stark white, which doesn't look nearly as charming as this colour scheme

Stone, white and charcoal Californian Bungalow 11 Westbourne St Brunswick | House | For Sale @ domain.com.au

11 Westbourne St Brunswick SOLD - Price Withheld @ domain.com.au

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  • laura benwell

    What colour do you think the weatherboards are? Really love the look and would appreciate any suggestions :-)

Stone and white Victorian cottage

Sold Price for 12 Alder Street Caulfield South Vic 3162

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Wisteria against a white on white weatherboard cottage

Life At Number 10: Spring

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This could be our sunroom (sloped blue beadboard ceiling, woven chairs, etc)

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