Louise Kraudelt

painting bricks

The Insider’s Guide to Painting Bricks Indoors

Brick interiors can be polarising – some people love them, while others hate them. If you’re stuck living with a tired, dated and unappealing brick interior wall or fireplace, don’t be so quick to demolish it – painting bricks is a great way to not only freshen them up, but to also find love for…

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painting timber interiors

The How-to-Guide for Painting Timber Interiors

Timber can be a great accent feature in your home, but too much of it can make your house feel dim, dated and closed in. Removing these features can be costly, but painting timber – whether it be ceiling beams, wall panels, timber veneer or staircases – can be a great way to instantly and…

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Everything you need to know on how to paint a ceiling

Everything You Need to Know on How to Paint a Ceiling

Nothing brightens and refreshes a room quite like a fresh coat of paint on the ceiling, and we’ve got some handy tips on how to paint a ceiling like a professional. Don’t leave your ceilings in the too hard basket – provided you prep well first, painting them is actually a pretty straightforward job. Things…

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paint over wallpaper

Can You Paint Over Wallpaper? Advice From the Experts

Not really feeling the vibes from the current wallpaper covering your walls? Wondering if you could paint over wallpaper? Wallpaper that’s overly decorative or reminiscent of a decade (or three) gone by can instantly drag the whole feel of a room down.  Modern interiors favour clean and simple wall colour so you can dress your…

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gloss enamel paint

Everything You Need to Know About Gloss Enamel Paint

Choosing the best paint for the job is important, as is knowing what finish you’ll get. Some paints are better for certain surfaces and areas than others, and this is particularly true of gloss enamel paint. But what is gloss enamel paint, and what surfaces is it best used on? What is gloss enamel paint?…

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acrylic paint colourful

Know Your Exterior Paints – Acrylic Paint

Painting your home’s exterior isn’t a small undertaking, and you want to know you’ve picked the right paint for the job. Choosing an acrylic paint for your house exterior is a great choice, for many reasons. Why choose acrylic paint? Oil based paints contain flammable solvents and a high level of volatile organic compounds (VOC),…

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painting commercial buildings

Revitalise Your Business with Commercial Building Painting

Freshening up, modernising or rebranding your commercial building or office space can be as simple as starting with a new coat of paint. Commercial building painting is an effective way to create new interest and attract the attention of your customers and clients, especially if your store or warehouse frontage is tired, faded, peeling or…

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heritage house colours

Choosing a Paint That’s Timeless: Heritage House Colours

Older homes can be full of character and timeless class, provided the maintenance has been kept up. Restoring an older period home can be incredibly rewarding, and choosing the right heritage house colours is important to ensure its inherent character shines through.  Restoring your heritage home There are many different types of heritage and character…

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Painted Brick Houses Australia

Bring Your Home to Life: Painted Brick Houses

Brick homes are a common sight across Australia, and can sometimes look a little old fashioned compared to contemporary weatherboard or colorbond clad houses. But owning or buying a brick house doesn’t mean you’re stuck with a dated looking home; painted brick houses is a trend that’s becoming more and more popular, creating a beautiful,…

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kitchen colour schemes

The Best Colour Schemes for your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of your home, and the colour you choose can make a huge difference to the whole feel of the house around it. Whether you’re building new, renovating or just wanting to breathe new life into the space, the options for kitchen colour schemes can be both daunting and exciting. Kraudelt…

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