Back to 2016 & living in our home

It sure ain’t easy living without internet for two weeks in 2016! It’s been a while since I was able to update my blog with my last post about handover and this one, and that’s all thanks to Telstra’s pretty crappy service. Even though I had been very diligent and called up to arrange internet… Continue reading Back to 2016 & living in our home

Week 19: 24-28 October

HANDOVER WEEK!!!! Could hardly believe we would finally be taking possession of our new home this week, before the scheduled 20 weeks and with enough time for us to finish everything we need so that we can move in before settlement of our current home on 15 November! With my birthday on 19 October and… Continue reading Week 19: 24-28 October

Week 14: 19-23 September

The vision is slowly coming to life! With significant progress made on tiling throughout the house this week, stone bench-tops, mirrors and plumbing fittings installed, I can finally start to see the vision for our home coming for life. After only being able to imagine what the finished home will look like for the last… Continue reading Week 14: 19-23 September

Window furnishings delight!

Decisions, decisions… After weeks of deliberating over what colour and style of window furnishings to put into our new home, I was looking forward to finalising my selections and locking everything in this week. I was 100% certain what window furnishings I wanted in every room of the house except for our large open area.… Continue reading Window furnishings delight!

Week 13: 12 – 16 September 2016

Our ensuite vanity is back!! This week provided a pleasant surprise with the reinstatement of our ensuite vanity cabinet. Along with the replacement vanity being installed in our ensuite after someone attempted to steal it a few weeks ago, we also noticed that a few faulty cabinet doors in our laundry and kitchen were also… Continue reading Week 13: 12 – 16 September 2016

Week 12: 4 – 9 Sep 2016

And the beat goes on… Progress continues on the internal components and we chug along through the second and final leg of our build journey! This week we took a giant step forward with 90% of the painting completed. Looks to me like the only outstanding painting to be completed is the feature walls, a… Continue reading Week 12: 4 – 9 Sep 2016

Week 10: 22-26 August 2016

Kitchen Week!! Our kitchen has been installed – woo-hoo!! So happy to see progress on our house is continuing with all cabinetry installed this week! Bathroom cabinet & shelf- check! Ensuite cabinet – check! Kitchen cabinets & shelves – check! Walk in pantry cabinet and bench-top – check! Laundry cabinet and bench-top – check! It’s… Continue reading Week 10: 22-26 August 2016