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Rikster

Sydney, North Shore
Joined 23 January 2008
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11 years11 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
Riksters place - Kid's play area

Sure!
http://www.target.com/p/itso-large-polka-dot-fabric-bin/-/A-12719724#prodSlot=medium_1_23
You need to get a freight forwarder to ship them to Aus though. With shipping, they worked out to be about the same price as the ones in Ikea…

11 years11 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi there,
We had to get the spotty boxes from the US. They actually worked out to be about the same price as Ikea aus with the postage from the…

11 years11 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi guys,
We have just completed a new play area for the kids. We've actually created it on the landing, as there's so much wasted space up there.
The kids are…

Riksters place - Kid's play area
12 years12 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Southies,
It's nice to be back with something to post. We have not really done much, apart from maintenence & constant gardening since the build.
We wished we had included…

12 years12 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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We built a shed!
We decided to do everything ourselves this time. With the help of a friend, we cleared & levelled the site. Then created the formwork. …

13 years13 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Donuts, I have no idea what to take pics of internally, as I thought I'd covered all of the rooms. They don't look brand spanking new now, after…

13 years13 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Lex,
I'm sorry, but I do not remember what colour the driveway is. It was supposed to be a mix in colour, but it turned out much lighter than…

13 years13 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Thanks Kaytee, that is one awesome site. I have never seen that website before. Here's their latest image:

Unfortunately, they only have images dating back to October 2009, when…

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13 years13 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hooray! ::
Google has updated it's satelite image of our house. Previously, it used to show the house we knocked down.

Riksters place - Kid's play area
13 years13 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Wow, CheerUpCharlie, I feel honoured that you read the whole thread. I'm glad you enjoyed the read.
We still absolutely love the house and the garden.
I hope you managed to…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Here's some deck lighting pics for Lex :

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi baley@thefarms,
We picked flush for our bricks & are very pleased with the finish.

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Oops, sorry Lex, never answered your questions.
Nope, we have not done anything to the garden since the landscaping (except maintenance, pruning, weeding etc). Oh sorry, we did add the…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Guys,
Thought I'd upload a video this time. It's of the awning we installed over the deck area. This enables us to have full sun in winter and…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Here's some more :

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Okey dokey... I feel bad now... so I'll post a few from my collection

Riksters place - Kid's play area
14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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A very good choice of brick, if I may say so baley@thefarms !

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Southies !!
Sorry, but nothing much has changed with the house since the last few pics - apart from knocks & scratches from our little boy ::cry::

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Sunhill,
This is the first time I have checked the forum for ages :oops: sorry !
I must say that my mind has certainly changed…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Cheers dearhouse.
The three floral wall frames consist of Ikea frames, with wallpaper inserted. A very ingenious idea by Mrs Rikster I think !

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Thanks catjim. If we ever do sell it, we'll post it on here first !

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Why thank you DamNita - most appreciated. Hopefully, we'll see out our days here. I have no intention of ever moving again !

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Just thought I'd post these during & after shots :

Riksters place - Kid's play area
14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Beh,
Yes, unfortunately, our landscaping came in at $90k ::cry:: . We had pencilled in a guestimate when we planned the house of $20k …

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Ta Bel. I never imagined our new build would end up looking so established so quickly. At one point we considered doing the landscaping ourselves... I'm glad we…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Thanks Stonecutter1309 ! - I love the tramp too. Still working up to my first somersault !

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Thanks Haywgl - great to see you here.
Well, we thought the same as your DH at first. Turns out, that if you move it to a new spot each…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Here's the deck after yet another oiling. It needs doing every six months ::wornout::

Riksters place - Kid's play area
14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Bel,
Thank you !
I don't have any new house pics I'm afraid. However, nothing much has changed, so you are not missing anything. I do however have some…

14 years14 yearsRiksterRikster posted:
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Hi Behw,
Yes, they are extremely flexible. They can do anything you want really.
I must say I was plesantly suprised when I saw our spa bath going in. It…

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