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Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

Benskimo
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

Yeah totally. Haven't quite got there yet. :wink:

 

Not quite sure what colour to paint the gutter yet. I don't really want to leave it that 80s blue...

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Isobel
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

Great job @Benskimo. I love the bold orange door. I don't think you could go wrong painting the guttering white.

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Kermit
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

@Benskimo

 

Check out this 70s fit-out in a house in Studley Park, Kew in Melbourne. This what yours looks like inside?

 

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Benskimo
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

Ah yeah nice. A little bit... but it's getting more and more like that. :wink: I really dig that free-standing fire, hey.

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Isobel
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

Saw another bold orange door today and it reminded me of yours @Benskimo. Have you done any more work on the house recently?

 

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Annette
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

I totally agree about having smaller shrubs under the windows or trimming back the existing ones to prevent hiding places for the burglars.  A few years ago, 2 teenagers broke in through a front window but the police caught them 10 minutes later because a neighbour saw them acting suspiciously when they left the house and came and told my husband who was actually working in his office attached to our carport. Nothing of importance was taken but they made a mess while they were searching for valuables. I hate to think what would have happened if Hubby had gone into the house when they were in there.

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Benskimo
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

Hi @Andy_Mann, I've since trimmed a lot of the undergrowth away now, so you can see more of the branch architecture of each of the bushes up to a certain height, so it looks much neater, and a little more MCM. :smile:

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Benskimo
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Re: Advice about spruicing up the front entrance of our house?

@Isobel - wow that looks nice and crisp. Nothing much else, no. We've at least repainted the other windows and eaves white, so that links it all up nicely.
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