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24 d24 dCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

5yrs this coming November...still got the boundary fence and front gate to finish. Hoping by end of year when next door finishes his 5 bdrm double storey we can…

11 months11 monthsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Well done Steve, looks awesome

11 months11 monthsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Last and final indoor project Circa 2019.
DIY Partners:
Moi - home network set up
Hubby - built the shelves, table and cabinet
Ikea - shelves, table and cabinet
eBay - 5m…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

Love the dining pendant! Home is looking ever so great!

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2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

24/5/18 A new addition to the house...settled for an upright acoustic piano instead.
24/5/18 Turned on all the lights in the house for a quick visit by property agent offering free…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Thanks, they’re from Australian Outdoor Living. I’ll message you the guy’s contact details who did the initial measure and quote later.

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2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Got them from Australian Outdoor Living. I didnt get any other quote as it is a specialized product suitable for Australian outdoors. I’m sure i’m gonna get cheaper…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Outdoor blinds installed a few weeks ago. Still needing silicone between brick and track to seal the inside from creepy crawlies.

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2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

My latest indoor gardening experiment - full water orchid culture

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15
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2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Finally coming together, rather looking great those brick fence!

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

Nice! Those purple plants needs constant trimming or they will overtake the garden. We used to have them in the old house.
Calvin

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

03.01.18 Got these little beauties “Perfect Pillar” on sale at FP for $7.5 per 190mm pot.


Then we’ll border these and the little gems and native shrubs in the…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

30/12/17 After 2.5 reed panels, 1/3 of the southern boundary is finished. Not an eyesore anymore come the new year!

Would-be site for our small DIY shed

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

They’re factory seconds and cost us around 3k if i remember it correctly. They are quite heavy and require a steady foundation past a certain height. Ours…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

29/12/17 Half done, southern boundary fence reed veneer. A trip to Bunnings tomorrow to get additional reed panels.

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

good old dryer! Still my preferred choice. It’s either that or ebay/gum tree so up on the wall they go.

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

So it begins...holiday at home doing works in and around the house...
1 of 2 versalines we bought 4 years ago at the Sydney Homeshow

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

As much as we considered against verticals, we ended up with one for our corner stacker doors due to space and functionality. My only consolation was that I got…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

Kat, congrats! Just love, love your place! It's a testament to the Balmoral's robust design and your great taste on details around the house.

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Hi, please check your inbox, i sent you his details. I'll be happy if you end up getting what you want in his business.

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

No problem with fading so far. I got quotes from 2 other, Golden Blinds came in the middle price range. Went with him coz he's a personal friend…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Our estimated handover was initially July and 4 mos down the track we did the hand over in November. I think the delays were averaging 6mos after us, so…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Our estimated handover was initially July and 4 mos down the track we did the hand over in November. I think the delays were averaging 6mos after us, so…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

It's dark walnut. I got Golden Blinds to do all my shutters, roller blinds, verticals and plantation shutters. We didnt take the option of motorised operation though, hubby…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Veggies loving the wet and cold atm!
4th harvest

First snow peas

Some blueberry
Some strawberry

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Did you increase the height of you garage door? We also have 3.1m ceiling in the garage. I wondered if we should have raised the height of the garage door…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Bifold doors do take up a lot of space so make sure when you decide to install one, you think about how much space you have and how often will…

3 years3 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

I got the bifold plantation shutters and yes, the dust shows but it's really not that bad compared to cream or white. As you see, i love black -…

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