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LilyJimJam

Joined 22 December 2019
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2 months2 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Thank you! The floors were fortunately in place, hubby who is a floor sander just had to bring them back to former glory.
Here's a shot of our progress in…

5 months5 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Tackled the next bedroom, just got to fit the bedroom door and a couple of trims but otherwise nearly complete


Yes it looks like the guest bedroom...that is because our daughter…

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6 months6 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

So progress has been a bit challenging of late, I had to head away for work for four weeks which left hubby trying to work, kid wrangle and progress the…

6 months6 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Paint colour HELP!!!!!!

We are painting in white and have gone with a Resene tint called Double Alabaster. We are using Alabaster on the ceilings and Alabaster on the trims.

6 months6 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Exterior paint colour help

I'd probably look at putting more ironstone around, but I prefer dark colours. It also depends if you want an overall muted front or if you want particular features…

7 months7 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Latest project has been creating a walk in robe for the Master bedroom.
First to cut a hole in the wall...
The small space was a walk in style robe for…

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8 months8 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
New Laundry for parents

Looks great! I still love the grey, timber, white combo, we've used it alot too. I really like those white handles, they are cool. We have the…

8 months8 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Before and after - new shelter in backyard!

Fantastic idea! Great job!

8 months8 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
How To Start A Little Bit of Tiling - What Materials?

I assume you are doing a reno? Are you lifting the old tiles or tiling over the top? We've tiled ourselves, if you look at my thread 'Renovating…

8 months8 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Bathroom and Ensuite Reno

I would say $10k per bathroom is pretty good. I think it probably depends on what area you are in as well as that can also affect prices of…

8 months8 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Oooo exciting, design looks great, and your choices, will be great to see it progress over the coming months. :)

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9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Looking good!

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Kitchen sink placement

I think it's personal preference. We have the same sink style as what you are going for and ours is centered to our window not the bench and we…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
70s Home Reno - first time renovators, can we do it?

Hey Phoebe how did you go? Did you end up buying? We bought a 1970's renovator at the end of 2016, few similar features to the one you…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Hey, yes there are actually drain holes in the garden beds, if you look closely at the pics you'll see them and all are draining well. When we waterproof,…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

So I still haven't done those finished photos of the kitchen...I'll get to it...lol
But...here's an update of pretty much what we're working on currently as it's a pretty big project.

So…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

We worked on getting the kitchen in next

It's pretty much finished now but just need to get some proper photos to put up

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Yes I know but it needed to go because of the new kitchen as well as being able to change the lighting to downlights, whereas we've retained the timber ceiling…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Yes it did we're really happy with it!

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Then the concrete was polished it was such a great moment to finally be rid of the ugly rough floor

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
first fixer-upper house

Looking good guys, some of your choices have been similar to ours. :)

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Then we pulled down the old celing in the kitchen and put up a new one

And then started removing all of the old kitchen ready for the concrete to be…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Next to work on was removing a wall, this one...

In order to open up the kitchen to the rest of the living areas

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Next was to work on downstairs to paint, get the floors ready for polishing and get the kitchen done as well

We decided we wanted to lift all the tiles…

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9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

So next thing to tackle was the laundry...

Hubby did most of the jack hammering but I did get in and give it a crack too

Tiling - our tiles that will…

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9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Thank you! We're located in North Queensland. :)

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Then to skip forward...this was the finished product

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

So here's how it went along the way...

Jack hammered up all the old tiles

Fun times

Exposed the plumbing so it could be replaced and have a mixer instead of two taps

Screed…

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Thank you! I just checked out your new build thread, looking good! Looks like you are getting close to being in?

9 months9 monthsLilyJimJamLilyJimJam posted:
Renovating a 70s Monstrosity

Next up was the downstairs laundry and bathroom which looked like this...

I know right...why would you want to change any of that...I'm sure Darren, Shaynna, and Neal would have approved...NOT!!!…

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