It’s been a fair while since I’ve blogged about the house, simply because there has been a shift between working on the house and trying to live a normal life. We’re doing less renovating as each weekend rolls by seeing that we can live quite comfortably. I do worry that we are becoming complacent and … Continue reading 2 new wardrobes and another on its way
Been a while since I posted and apart from the earlier rush to get our house decent for Christmas, we have just generally been enjoying the space. We didn’t manage to get everything we wanted finished, but the inside of the house looked pretty good as we received our shipment of furniture in time for … Continue reading The end of 2017 has been and gone, where to next?
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