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
The long weekend has been and gone and as usual we try to take advantage of those public holidays to continue progressing with the house. It will be a nice change when we actually take a holiday on a public holiday, hopefully this Christmas we will be doing just that, well that is the aim! … Continue reading Kitchen cabinetry complete
On Thursday at around midday, the Nobby Kitchens delivery men arrived with a large truck and all our cabinets inside. As I work only a few minutes away, I popped round to take a sneak peak of our chosen cabinetry. It was a very exciting moment as we have been waiting for them for a … Continue reading The start of the dream kitchen
With the kitchen cabinetry scheduled to be delivered on Thursday, we have been continuing to work on the taping and jointing when we get home from our full time desk jobs. There is a lot of plaster powder that is produced when sanding and so that we avoid dirtying our new cabinets so soon, we … Continue reading Jointing through the night
The weekend is here and with the sudden heat waves we’ve been slowly working away at jointing the walls. It took us a full day to get the 2 base coats on and get tape onto the ceiling joints. With each coat we have to sand, so again more dust, this time of the white … Continue reading Jointing