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6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week

Wow, just came back for a proper look. Can't see your view (picture not working) but the plans are fantastic. Where abouts are you building (roughly). Where is north on…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Dee & Dan's First Home Build -HGWA- CURTAINS ARE IN!!!

Yay for keys. You've had a tough run, but hopefully it's nearly over. House is looking amazing.

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Thanks TraceyWayne. I've seen your thread, which will be amazing.

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

And finally, the splashback decision.
I had decided that a metalic silver/grey was what I wanted. only from looking on here though.
I was able to get some resene samples on the…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Now I am nearly up to date.
We had some earthworks done last week. We had abit less than 1m cut out in the site works to make the pad.…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Went up for a look last week and found......
Kitchen benchtops!!!! These are Quantum Quartz Tornado. Originally we were tossing up between Tornado and Mocha. When we had to re-choose our…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Thanks Topharin. It's coming together slowly but we are happy with it.
Nice to know I'm not totally talking to myself!!!

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Tiling has progressed well over the last week or so
Dark tiles up the wall
White tiles grouted in ensuite
Floor tiling started in bathroom area.
Coming out to the toilet/vanity area.
Laundry floor tiling
Our…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

The other side of our WIR. This side backs up against our bedroom, and has single hanging in the middle, with a wide bank of shelves a either end. I…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

And finally, the tiler has started. He started mid November after his holiday to Bali (how annoying). We had been told was due back into town from Bali on the…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Again not a lot happening. We are have been waiting for the tiler to start.
While waiting we have had to make a final decision on the carpet. This has…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Now not sure where I am up to.
Thats right, the storm water and all the plumbing happened next. We have 10 downpipes around the house. We find that amazing, as…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Burns Beach Content Living. Guest room.

Thanks Triggy. Good luck next week. Will be following quietly in the background.

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Burns Beach Content Living. Guest room.

Thanks Triggy. Is that a paint colour? Do you know what brand that is?

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Burns Beach Content Living. Guest room.

Hi Triggy, I've been following along with your build and it's come together really nicely.
What is the splashback you have? I love that colour and it could be just…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Mid October things have really slowed down. It's pretty obvious they were really ready for the tiler around now. So now bit and pieces of jobs are being done. I…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

After the long weekend in October, our wardrobe doors were installed.
And the left over bricks were moved from all over the site and stacked nicely behind our shed
We then had…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Other progress made around the time of the kitchen being installed:
Plaster finished living/family room
Doors on (from one of the bedrooms looking into the lounge room)
Bath installed.
The vanities and laundry cupboards…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

I have been really slack in updating this. I've been reading everyone's progress, but just haven't taken the time to update myself.
We have had reasonable progress over the last nearly…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Summit build in the South West - THE dining table!!

Just to throw another one into the mix is Dulux Subdue. We wanted a warm grey, with a little brown tones. We haven't painted yet, but this is the colour…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Furnishing multiple sliding doors

I cant help with your question on window coverings, as I came here to try to workout what options we have. However, reading your post, I am wondering if you…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Kelly & Troy's Home Group Bordeaux

Hi Belzey.
Love the light you've got. It's certainly going to make a huge statement. Where are you planning on putting it (sorry, you may have said).
Build is looking great, hopefully…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Well I have finally decided it is time to start my own thread. After following along, reading, and learning so very very much, I now finally feel we are at…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

So turned up on Friday to see the plaster progress, and what do we find.....
Locked out!!! Such a bitter sweet moment. It's good to see progress, and know the exciting…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Another couple of weeks have passed since I last posted, and we have continued to proceed well. Bricks are now fully completed, and the plasterboards on both the walls and…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Simonds Sierra in SA - We've moved in! NEW pics

Wow deluxes. I've just caught up on your thread. You are moving at a great rate if knots. If I remember correctly we had a slab just before yours. Now…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

The bricks are PGH Homestead blend. These are 1/3 cadman, 1/3 Blackett and 1/3 endeavour. We are really happy with them. They really suit the style if the house. I…

6 years6 yearsm-sassm-sass posted:
Custom Design 5 Acres Northern NSW - Tiling & Benchtop

Thanks BB7, AKB & cat_dunc.

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