Things are getting quite frantic as we try to juggle social events, kids activities, Christmas festivities and preparing the house so that not only is it decorated for Christmas, but comfortable for us to have family over. Our aim is to get as much done in the next two weekends that we have left as … Continue reading It’s a mad rush to get as much done before Santa arrives!
In preparation to get the patio tiled, we have to screed the top to get a flat and level surface. For a while now we’ve had a very big dip in the middle of our patio, which was due to one of the tradesmen standing on the formwork when the concrete was being poured at … Continue reading Patio…go!
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?