The past 2 weekends we haven’t really done too much on the House only because Anthony rode in the 85km Sydney to Wollongong ride for MS charity and then the weekend after we celebrated his Mum and my Mum’s birthdays on the Sydney Harbour in a cruise boat. It was actually a nice break from … Continue reading Nice cornice
This weekend we worked on building the bulkheads and finishing off most of the final coat of internal painting. Anthony focused on the bulkheads, while I painted. The second top coat of paint really makes a difference at finishing the walls off. We went with white and I do have some reservations about it, but … Continue reading Tile shopping, bulkheads and a step closer to completion
On the Sunday I spent most of the day grouting in the misty grey and filling in all the gaps. As much as I don’t like grouting, I really love how it finishes things off. I had to mix the grout, smear it on, then wipe it off with a damp sponge, then wipe it … Continue reading The kitchen continues
On Thursday we had another busy day with the plumber in to connect the kitchen as well as the airconditioning installers to connect the unit and get our system working. Everything went pretty smoothly and it was exciting to have water back in our kitchen, the dishwasher working and being able to turn our stove … Continue reading Subway tiles
Today has finally arrived and so has the install of our bench top! We have been waiting 2 weeks for the stone to be cut and installed since measure day and to finally see it sitting on our cabinets is another moment of accomplishment. It’s the moment of truth too when you see all the … Continue reading What’s cooking in the kitchen?
This weekend has been dedicated to painting. We bought a whole heap of cheap painters drop sheets and got plastic down on the floor again. We bought some 3in1 prep paint and painted the ceiling and all the walls, except for one corner of the room as we had to still top coat it. Saturday … Continue reading Painting a white sky
Our number 1 electrician, aka Anthony’s Dad, has come to town again for another weekend at our house. With the electrical roughed in a while ago, we are finally now at a stage where we can completely connect our lights and power points out the back. Power points were added to our kitchen as well … Continue reading Lights, cabinets and some more action