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2 d2 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Evoke (Modified) Kingston Build - 2020/2021/20

Lovely to see another TA build journey on here. It is crazy to see the difference in timeline pre and post COVID. We really only engaged TA a few months…

15 d15 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

There was actually a TA house built on our current street about 5 years ago that was used as a display home. We were also able to visit 2 other…

15 d15 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Hello! I'm excited to join your neighbourhood soon!
Yes we've enjoyed the journey - there are always going to be hurdles with whatever builder you go with but overall the experience…

16 d16 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

wow looks amazing. bet you would have enjoyed the pool this lovely easter weekend. hope you are all settled into the new home now.

25 d25 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

We went with the Made by Story - Sesame. I believe the price has gone up dramatically since we signed on so now they are suggesting instead the Made by…

28 d28 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

No we didn't specify that - it was just recommended to do it based on standard elevations (which may have changed?). In hindsight it would probably look cleaner without it…

28 d28 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Sorry my mistake only the overhead cabinets have the shelving issue - the underbench are all drawers (including in the island). However if you have under bench cupboards I would…

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29 d29 dlilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Sorry I am very behind but we actually did our PCI a few weeks ago but haven't had a chance to upload the photos. We are hoping on Friday to…

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3 months3 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Hi Everyone
A bit of a house update. We are closing in on the finish line now - they installed floorboards last week (no photos yet).
What has been done since…

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3 months3 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

I am having total skylight envy I wish we'd done it now too!

3 months3 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

wow impressive. so close to the finish line. I think we're only a couple of weeks off you! can't wait to see it all come together.

4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

It's a fairly standard HIA contract. Unfortunately it always favours the builders. It doesn't hurt to have checked by a lawyer but also I don't know if there's a huge…

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4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

We've only had one variation we've had to pay for to date which was a big one for electrical. As someone else mentioned they do it as a deterrent.
There…

4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Hi Everyone! We went today to see the tiling today which is close to finish (bar a bit of grouting!) - we're super happy yet again!
We chose the Siene Grey…

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4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

mathanki steered me to do ledges i am glad she did - i love them! definitely get those if you can!

4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

its a bit of a lifesaver. it has a lot of the paint finishes pre loaded also and then you can just import in any photos you have of furniture…

4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

thank you for your lovely words! we chose the polytec black woodmatt. it looks lovely - my suspicious is that fingerprints might be a nightmare (although we have finger pull…

4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

I would not highlight the cornice unless it is a period style home where you've invested into a beautiful style of cornice.. we have a very basic cornice so we…

4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

I also took inspo from BlackTeaTwoSugars and did up some mood boards to help us with furniture selections. We've mainly just ordered for the living room so far because of…

Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21
4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Things are racing along! I feel like landscaping will take longer than the build at the pace we're going!
Our joinery is nearly complete now - tilers were in yesterday. They…

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4 months4 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

wow what a beauty!!! must be getting close?

5 months5 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

looks great. what colour did you select for the v groove panels? i am thinking i want a similar colour for when we do the same finish in our master.

5 months5 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Hi Guys! It's been a long time since we've posted - obviously we weren't allowed onsite for a lifetime and then life has been ever so hectic since we've been…

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5 months5 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Hi sorry it's been a bit manic since lock down finished and we finally have some internal photos. I'll try and get some up this week - they were plastering…

5 months5 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

yes i'll try put some more up this week. we are at lock up now they were plastering over the weekend (my husband was there and managed to get in…

5 months5 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

looks great. i run past your house every couple of days always fun watching the progress (although not much to see now at lock up!). its all coming together really…

5 months5 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

looks great. i hope you're loving being in your new house. we're deep into furniture shopping now! x

6 months6 monthslilaandcolilaandco posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

I would like that contact too πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹β€β™€οΈPlease :)

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