Life from the camera roll.
The master bedroom is your own personal sanctuary and needs to be a cosy, warm and inviting space. Throughout our build I had a vision of a white, grey and pink bedroom. Lots of natural light, fresh and airy, is how I envisioned it to be. But unfortunately, due to south facing windows, the room … Continue reading 5 Tips to Creating a Cosy Bedroom
Building a house is exciting, but at the same time it's daunting as hell. Especially when it's your first house and first mortgage! I remember feeling so overwhelmed with all the new terminology and things I needed to know. I'm the type of person who researches and googles absolutely everything. This is sometimes to my detriment, … Continue reading Tips For Building Your First Home
I still cannot believe I am writing a PCI post? After 51 weeks, we are finally at the pointy end of our build with our second PCI meeting scheduled for next Friday! Which means this time next week we will officially have the keys to our home. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, … Continue reading House Progress: Practical Completion Inspection and a Handover Date
The last few weeks have been a bit of a blur! I've been so busy at work, planning our wedding (I still think I am a little crazy for booking it so soon - February 2017), and preparing for our big move. PCI is in sight Unfortunately we still haven't received a confirmed Practical Completion Inspection … Continue reading Solver Floral White and PCI is in sight!
Oops, it has been a whole month since I've posted... In my defence, A LOT has happened over the last month, and not just in the house. We got engaged on the 22 of April! So my focus has shifted to planning a wedding instead of the house. It has actually been quite a nice … Continue reading House Progress & a Proposal..
Our build is on steroids at the moment! So much has been happening. Firstly - all the internal painting is now complete, with the exception of the gloss paint for the doors . And secondly, and the most exciting part - our tiling has started! I chose our tiles back in April last year (a whole … Continue reading House Progress: Tiling and Painting
Last month I was lucky enough to win the Frisky Deers Interiors Instagram competition! I was so surprised, as I was sure winning a competition on Instagram was near impossible. So for all the skeptics out there - Yes. It is possible! Haha. About Frisky Deer Interiors: A gorgeous, family-owned and run, homewares shop, located in … Continue reading Frisky Deer Interiors
I vividly remember reading other build journeys mid last year when our slab went down and thinking lock up was forever away! Well here it is. And I'm so glad it came. Most people hate the idea of lock up because, well as the name suggests, you cannot get in. But I see it as being … Continue reading House Progress: We’re Locked Out!
Choosing flooring is not an easy feat. There are so many different options and prices to consider. We finally got around to securing our floors over the weekend. The other half hates spending his days off doing house stuff - whereas I could do it day in and day out. Anyway, I told him if … Continue reading Choosing Flooring