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Colour Schemes for Old Australian Houses

By: Ian Evans and Clive Lucas and Ian Stapleton

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Flannel Flower Press: 2004

Seller ID: 9780959492330

ISBN: 095949233X

Condition: New


Painting your house is expensive: get it right, first time, with Colour Schemes for Old Australian Houses, a book which has helped to change the face of Australia. Colour schemes from this book can be seen on old houses and buildings in the suburbs, towns and countryside of Australia. These are all original, authentic schemes, created at different periods between about 1820 and 1940, and collected by careful paint scrapes on houses throughout Australia. There are 42 exterior schemes and 24 room schemes, complete with stencil patterns and suggested wallpapers. With this book, anyone can give ... View more info

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More Colour Schemes for Old Australian Houses

By: Ian Evans and Clive Lucas and Ian Stapleton

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Flannel Flower Press: 2008

Seller ID: 9781875253159

ISBN: 1875253157

Condition: New


This book contains a collection of authentic interior and exterior colour schemes for Australian houses built between about 1820 and 1940s. The interior schemes consist of complete decorative effects and finishes for twenty-five suites of rooms, with colours and finishes for every surface from the skirting board to the ceiling rose. There are sixteen authentic exterior schemes, carefully collected from buildings that range from early nineteenth-century farm houses to bungalows, terraces and cottages. Everything from colour selection to wallpaper and stencil designs of the various periods is... View more info

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How to Restore the Old Aussie House

By: Ian Stapleton

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Flannel Flower Press: 2008

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 9781875253166

ISBN: 1875253165

Condition: New


How to Restore the Old Aussie House is an essential part of the house restorer's toolkit - as important as the paintbrush, hammer and nails. This practical guide contains a wealth of information on understanding and maintaining old houses and buildings. Written by one of Australia's leading conservation architects, it contains detailed and authoritative information about the stylistic evolution, terminology and construction of Australian houses from about 1800 to the 1930s. How to Restore the Old Aussie House includes more than 180 specially-drawn illustrations, as well as specifications fo... View more info